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From the evolution of humankind in the age of exploration, cartography has been an integral part of the human history. The word cartography is a combination of two word ‘carta’ which means map and ‘graphy’ that is something written or represented in the specified manner, or about a specified subject. Hence, we can say it is an art, technique, or practice of compiling or drawing maps or charts. Read the complete chronology of map-drawing (Cartography) techniques from the ancient world to the modern world.

Chronology of map-making (Cartography) from ancient to modern world

  1. The art of map drawing came into existence when human discovered the cave painting on the…

Mahatma Gandhi was nominated five times for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1937, 1938, 1939, 1947, and 1948. But he was not awarded this award. What was the reason, let us find out!

Alfred Nobel signed his testament on 27 November 1895. As per his testament, the largest share of his fortune would be distributed to a series of prizes in Physics, Chemistry, Medicine or Physiology, Literature, Peace — the Nobel Prizes.

Sweden’s central bank established Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel in 1968. So in total Nobel Prizes are given in 6 categories.

The first…

Vaccinate all frontline workers within week: Telangana CM

  • Telangana Chief Minister Chandrashekhar Rao has called for vaccinating all frontline workers in a week in the wake of rising COVID-19 cases in the state.
    •The Chief Minister has instructed the state officials that the vaccination progress should be reported to the Chief Minister’s Office every day by the heads of the concerned departments.
    •He has directed the officials to increase testing, saying that RT-PCR tests should be conducted in large numbers in large numbers. The Chief Minister has instructed the officials to get the RTPCR test kits made available for the same. …

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