6 UNESCO heritage sites added to tentative list in India

Context Recently, 6 UNESCO heritage sites have been added to India’s tentative list of UNESCO world heritage sites. Six of the nine sites submitted by the Archaeological Survey of India…

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Why Malerkotla is special for Punjab, and Sikhs?

How did the Malerkotla princely state come into being? Historically, Malerkotla owes its foundations in the 15th century to Sufi saint Sheikh Sadrauddin Sadar-i-Jahan, also known as Haider Sheikh. The…

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Recommendations made by Shekatkar Committee

A Committee of Experts (CoE) was constituted by Ministry of Defence under the Chairmanship of Lt. Gen. (Retd) DB Shekatkar to recommend measures to enhance combat capability and rebalance defence…

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