Archives: April, 2021

Canadian Shield

Canadian Shield is one of the world’s largest geological continental shields (low-lying areas in the Earth’s crust having Precambrian crystalline rocks). Its 8 million square kilometre area spans across Canada ..

Cosmological principle

Cosmological principle is a theory that states that the spatial distribution of matter in the universe is homogenous and isotropic when viewed across a very large scale. This is based ..

Litani river

Litani river is the longest river in Lebanon and an important water source of the population in the southern part of the country. It has Qaraoun – an artificial lake ..

Bicellum Brasieri

Bicellum Brasieri is a microscopic fossil in Loch Torridon – a sea loch on the western sea coast of Scotland on the Northwest Highlands. This billion-year-old fossil might be the ..

Warsaw Mummy Project

Warsaw Mummy Project was initiated in 2015 to examine human and animal mummies that are housed at the National Museum in Warsaw. Under this project, the world’s first pregnant Egyptian ..

House of Eagles

Located in Mexico’s Malinalco, the House of Eagles was said to have been constructed in 1500s by the Aztecs. During the Aztec rule, it was used by the elite Eagle ..

Ayushman Bharat Diwas

Ayushman Bharat Diwas is observed on April 30 to commemorate the launch of the Ayushman Bharat Yojana. The scheme was launched by the Central Government in 2018 to provide health ..

International Dance Day

The International Dance Day was initiated by the Dance Committee of ITI in 1982. It is observed on April 29 to commemorate the birth anniversary of Jean-Georges Noverre, the creator ..

Havana Syndrome

Havana Syndrome is a set of medical symptoms that were first reported by the American and Canadian embassy staff in Cuba in the late 2016. They again reported it over ..

Chota Char Dham

The Chota Char Dham is an important Hindu pilgrimage circuit in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. It consists of four sites – Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. Char Dham Yatra ..