11.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Bill Gates to N Chandrababu Naidu: Monitor agri-tech   Weeks after he attended the AP AgTech Summit-2017 in Visakhapatnam, cofounder of Microsoft Corporation, Bill Gates, sent a letter to AP chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu, requesting him to ensure that the progress in agri-inventions is followed up on the Core Dashboard, which is monitored by the CMO … Read more

Archeological sites of Andhra Pradesh

Archeological sites of Andhra Pradesh Bavikonda Bavikonda Buddhist Complex lies about 16 km from Visakhapatnam, in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, on a hill about 130 metres above mean sea level. The term Bavikonda in Telugu means a hill of wells. As per its name, Bavikonda is a hill which has wells for the … Read more

Sports: personalities and Infrastructure of Andhra Pradesh

Sports: personalities and Infrastructure of Andhra Pradesh Sports in Andhra Pradesh has its own importance, where many sporting personalities were into limelight. The Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh (SAAP) undertakes the sports development activities such as construction of stadiums, establishment of sports academies and other sporting related activities. The sports infrastructure have increased tremendously by … Read more

Complete History of andhrapradesh (focussing on Vedic age to Gupta Period) 1

Early History of Andhra Pradesh The Satavahanas There are several references about an Andhra kingdom and a people called Andhras in the Sanskrit epics Mahabharata and Ramayana, Puranas, and Buddhist Jataka Tales. Rukmini from the Mahabharata hailed from Vidarbha, the Kingdom stretching through the Deccan Plateau, around the Vindhya ranges which includes the present day … Read more

Distinction between Indus Civilization and Vedic Civilization

  Distinction between Indus Civilization and Vedic Civilization These two civilizations have not only played a major role in the development of ancient India, but have also left a lineage that still continues to shape our present Indian culture. Differences based on Following Major Headings PERIODICTY BASED DIFFERNENCES: Indus Valley Civilization: Till 20th century, historians … Read more

Work culture

Work culture An organization is formed to achieve certain goals and objectives by bringing individuals together on a common platform and motivating them to deliver their level best. It is essential for the employees to enjoy at the workplace for them to develop a sense of loyalty towards it. Work culture plays an important role … Read more

Urban spheres of influence and rural urban fringe

Urban spheres of influence and rural urban fringe Urban spheres of influence Urban spheres of influence reflect centre-to-hinterland relationship, compared with the non-central region, the centre assumes more complex economic functions, and provides more economic activities. Famous theoretical contributions to this research field are the Central Place Theory (Christaller, 1933), the extension to the Central … Read more

Art Forms of Andhra Pradesh

Art Forms of Andhra Pradesh The art refers to the theory and physical expression of creativity found in human societies and cultures from Ancient Time in India. Major constituents of the arts include Literature – including poetry, novels and short stories, and epic poetry; Performing arts – among them music, dance, and theatre; and Visual … Read more

Folk Dance of Andhra Pradesh

Folk Dance of Andhra Pradesh Indian folk and tribal dances range from simple, joyous celebrations of the seasons of the harvest, or the birth of a child to ritualistic dances to propitiate demons and invoke spirits. There are dances involving balancing tricks with pitchers full of water, or jugglery with knives. Other dances highlight activities … Read more

Rajasthan: Folk Dances and Music

Rajasthan: Folk Dances and Music   Bhavai Dance   This artistic form of dance is believed to be originated in the neighboring state Gujarat and was soon picked up and adapted by the local tribal men and women and gave it a distinctive Rajasthani essence. This traditional folk dance, performed by the womens of the … Read more