The Nepal Earthquake (Intensity 7.9 on Richter Scale) occurred on 25th April 2015 at 11:56 a.m., at a depth of approximately 15 km (shallow earthquake), with its epicentre approximately 34 km east-southeast of Lamjung, Nepal. Nepal is prone to earthquakes because it is at the junction of the Indian and Eurasian tectonic plates. The earthquake […]
This lecture stresses on the importance of Science and Technology and its related infrastructure in India. Further, various departments within the Government of India and their mandate is discussed- for example, DST (Department of Science and Technology). Understanding the development and advancements in the sphere of Science and Technology from an Indian context is important […]
This lecture brings out the differences between terms such as ‘Habitat’ and ‘Niche’ in a lucid and crisp manner. Further, the structure of an ecosystem is discussed. Understanding components of an ecosystem, and their characteristics is extremely important and lays a sound base for further study into the subject which has now become part of […]
This lecture deals with the developments that took place in the post-independence India. Sardar Vallabhai Patel played an important role in getting the princely states of pre-independent India merge with the Union of India. This lecture, in brief, attempts to explain the problems faced by India immediately after independence.
This lecture talks about Indian Revolutionaries in the post 1917 era and attempts to explain the methodology of these revolutionaries and their strengths and weaknesses.
This is the most important area from Indian History that is often asked in the examination. The contributions of Raja Rammmohun Roy are explained in this lecture.
This lecture talks about the great Mauryan empire established by Chandragupta Maurya. The details regarding Chandragupta Maurya are explained in this lecture – which includes mention of Chanakaya and Indika among others.
Indian Temple Architecture The Shilpashastras or architectural texts written in the early medieval period refer to three major styles of temple architecture in India. These were: Nagara style Dravida style Vesara style Points to note: All the three styles emerged from the earlier style known as the Panchayatana style of architecture. Nagara style emerged in […]
IAS Preparation – Current Affairs: Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas We hope that your Civil Services Examination (CSE) preparation is going well. Knowledge of current happenings in India and around the world as well as opinion formulation on important issues is vital to CSE preparation. Keeping this in mind, we at Byju’s Classes have decided to launch […]