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Ajanta Caves

Describe the nature and form of wall paintings of Ajanta caves. (200 Words) The wall paintings of Ajanta caves belong to period from 2nd century BCE to 7th century CE. NATURE: they are mainly religious in their content depicting Buddhist scriptures (especially jatakas) except few places where Hindu religious gods are represented. FORM: As they are drawn …

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1857

1857 1857 The Revolt of the sepoys was accompanied by a rebellion of the civil population, particularly in the North Western Provinces and Oudh, the two areas from which the sepoys of the Bengal army were recruited. Comment on the reasons which prompted civil population to rebel during the 1857 Revolt. …

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Agriculture

Critically examine the causes of farm distress in India and possible solutions needed to address this distress. (200 Words) Farmer suicides have been an issue of debate in the recent past. Some of the reasons for farm distress are Financial issues Low income returns – the same investment, in other fields have provided better returns …

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Air pollution

  Facts: As per WHO, air pollution could have killed at least 600,000 Indians in 2012.     Critically examine the policies and mechanisms that exist in India to assess and monitor the pollution levels on air in cities. (200 Words)   Air pollution is increasingly becoming a threat to the healthy lives of individuals …

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Population Facts

The median age of marriage for men increased to 23.5 years during 2011 Census. It was 22.6 during 2001 Census. Median age for women increased to 19.2 years during 2011 census as compared to 18.2 years in 2001 census. Why this increase? Mobility, Job security, High enrolment in schools are major reasons According to the …

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