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Countries with Nuclear Weapon

List of Countries with Nuclear Weapon

19 hrs ago

The nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or from a combination of fission and fusion reactions (thermonuclear bomb). In order to check and balance the Non-Proliferation Treaty was created because it sets a precedent for international cooperation between nuclear and non-nuclear states to prevent proliferation. Here, we are giving a list of Countries with Nuclear Weapon for general awareness (GK).

Muslim Countries where Triple Talaq is banned

2 days ago

Currently, Indian society moving towards reformation whether it is social or religious matter. Triple Talaq is one of the current burning topics which are on the way of reformation. Here, we are giving the name of major Islamic countries where Triple Talaq is banned as per Current GK perspective.

What is the difference between Nationality and Citizenship?

2 days ago

The constitution of India deals with the citizenship from the articles 5 to 11 under Part II. The Citizenship Act, 1995 prescribes 5 way of acquiring citizenship i.e. Birth, Descent, Registration, Naturalization and Incorporation of the territory. The Nationality can be obtained by Birth and Inheritance.

Difference between e-Government & e-Governance

What is the difference between e-Government & e-Governance?

Aug 17, 2017

By e-Government we mean the use of ICT in government operations, as a tool to increase the outreach of the government services to the general public. e-Governance, on the other hand, implies the use of ICT in transforming and supporting functions and structures of the system.

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Do you know the rank and insignia of Border Security Force (BSF)

Aug 10, 2017

Border Security Force (BSF) is one of the five Central Armed Police Forces of India. It was established on 1st December, 1965. Currently BSF is world's largest border security force. In this article, we are giving details of the rank and insignia of Border Security Force (BSF) officers.

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What is the meaning of 24 spokes of Ashok Chakra?

Aug 10, 2017

The Ashoka Chakra is the depiction of the “Dharmachakra”; represented with 24 spokes. Ashoka Chakra appears on a number of edicts of Ashoka, most prominent among which is the Lion Capital of Ashoka. The Ashok Chakra is visible in the Indian National flag, where it is rendered in a navy blue colour on a white background. The 24 spokes of the Ashok Chakra inspires every Indian to work tirelessly for 24 hours.

10 Important Facts about Kakori Train Conspiracy

Aug 10, 2017

We celebrate our Independence Day on 15th August. It is worth knowing that this day of celebration is not achieved in one day, but a long process of struggle and Kakori Train Conspiracy is one of the important events of the freedom struggle. Here, we are giving 10 important facts about Kakori train Conspiracy.

What is the Structure and Commands of Indian Army

Aug 9, 2017

Indian Army was established in 1895 but it got its current structure after independence. It is the third largest army in the world, which is divided into 7 commands. In this article we are giving you information about the structure and various commands of the Indian Army, which is very useful for the students preparing for various examinations.

10 Most Dangerous Waters in the World

Aug 4, 2017

The beautiful, bewildering and mysterious relief features are the dominated features of the Earth. Earth is covered with around 71 % of water and it is one of the essential components to humans and other life forms. Here, we are giving 10 Most Dangerous Waters in the World that will definitely mesmerize and eyebrow-singeing fact for the readers who want to explore the world.

All about World’s Only Hanging Monastery

Aug 3, 2017

The World’s Only Hanging Monastery i.e. Hanging Temple or Hanging Monastery or Xuankong Temple is situated near Mount Heng in Hunyuan County, Datong City, Shanxi province, China. It was built around 1500 years ago under the reign of the Wei Dynasty. Here, we are giving some Amazing Fact about the World’s Only Hanging Monastery for general awareness (GK).

What does the colour stripes on your toothpaste indicates

Aug 3, 2017

Have you ever noticed that the toothpaste we use every day has chemical or not? Most of the toothpaste has some colour stripes on the lower side. What does these stripes indicates? This article deals with the significance and the secret behind the colour stripes present on the bottom of the toothpaste.

Top 10 Largest Countries By Area

Aug 2, 2017

The Earth is a dynamic planet because it is constantly undergoing changes inside and outside. It is made up of rocks. Its surface is covered with water by 71 % and remaining 29% is a land mass that consists of continents and islands. Here, we are giving the “List of the Top 10 Largest Countries by Area”.

List of Famous and Amazing Caves or Caverns of the World

Aug 2, 2017

A cave is a hollow place in the grounds which is formed naturally by the weathering of rock and often extends deep underground. It also refers to smaller openings like sea caves, rock shelter and grottos. Here, we are giving the list of Famous and Amazing Caves or Caverns of the World that will not only enhance the general knowledge of aspirants of different examinations but also to the general readers.

Who is more powerful in the defense sector between India and China: A comparative study?

Jul 28, 2017

India and China Both are considered as the largest superpower of Asian continent. The size of trade between these two countries is around $70 billion.  On the other hand, the boundary dispute between the two countries is always alive. In the light of the recent standoff between these two counties in the Doklam area; we are comparing the defence capabilities of these two countries in this article.

List of Hydro Power Plants in India

Jul 27, 2017

Energy is an essential input for economic development and improving the quality of life. India is the seventh largest producer of hydroelectricity in the World. Power development in India commenced at the end of the 19th century with the commissioning of electricity supply in Darjeeling during 1897, followed by the commissioning of a hydropower station at Sivasamundram in Karnataka during 1902. Here, we are giving a list of Hydro Power Plants in India that will help in the enhancement of general knowledge of the readers.

Top 10 poorest countries of the world

10 Poorest Countries of the World

Jul 26, 2017

This article tells about the 10 poorest economies of the world. In the list of ten countries no country individually has its total GDP greater than the total assets of the richest person of the world i.e. Bill Gates. Haiti, a country situated in Caribbean Sea has the most of its population (77%) Below Poverty Line.

Currencies of the World: Countries that have Rupee as currency

Jul 26, 2017

The Currency is a system of money or other items used as a medium of exchange, esp. the money used in a particular country, area, or domain of usage. Here, we are giving a list of countries that have rupees as a currency name for general awareness (GK).

Ramnath Kovind: 10 facts about 14th President of India

Jul 20, 2017

National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate Ramnath Kovind has become 14th President of India. The formal announcement of his name as the President was made at 4:22 in the evening. In the presidential election of 2017, Ramnath Kovind got 7,02,044 votes, while his opponent and a candidate of 17 opposition parties Meira Kumar got 3,67,314 votes. In this article, we are giving details of 10 amazing facts about 14th President of India Ramnath Kovind.

List of Cricketers who have scored 10,000 runs in ODI

Jul 19, 2017

At one time it was unthinkable to score10,000 runs by a batsman in one-day cricket . But gradually many batsmen have scored 10,000 runs in ODI cricket and have registered their names in the record books. In this article, we are giving details of the names and records of the batsmen who have scored 10,000 or more runs in ODI cricket.

First undersea Bullet Train in India

Jul 19, 2017

India's first bullet train will run between Mumbai and Ahmedabad and it will take about two hours and seven minutes to cover the distance. The first time Indian Railway will provide different facilities in train. Let us find out the features and facilities that will be provided in the bullet train and when this project will start.

How China’s ‘String of Pearls Project’ would affect India’s security?

Jul 18, 2017

On July 12, 2017, Chinese troops have sailed for setting up country's first ever overseas military base in Djibouti (Africa).This Chinese step shows that China is trying to trap India through different base around its neighbouring countries. China is creating a ring around India which is named "String of Pearls" by the media.

What is the Salary and Perks of the President of India?

Jul 17, 2017

In the October 2017, the Government of India decided to increase the salary of The President of India from Rs. 1.5 lac /month to Rs.  5 lac  / month. In addition to the salary the president receives other allowances in which free medical, housing and treatment facilities (whole life) are provided. After this new salary the president will get Rs. 1.5 lac /month as pension.

Is India in the position to boycott Chinese products?

Jul 14, 2017

According to official figures, in the year 2015-16, India's export to China was $ 7.56 billion and India's imports from China stood at $ 52.26 billion. These data shows that India's trade deficit with China was $ 44.7 billion. Indians need to keep in mind that India sends 8% of its total exports to China, while China sends only 2% of its total exports to India.

Do You Know Why International Date Line is not straight?

Jul 14, 2017

The Earth is spheroid. Hence, it is very difficult to locate places on it unless the mathematical system is used. There are two reference points on the Earth- North Pole and South Pole. With the help of these two points it has been possible to draw the Equator, as it lies exactly midway between the poles. In order to locate places accurately, a network of lines is drawn on the globe, i.e. lines of longitudes and lines of latitude.

Top 10 players who have scored most runs in international T20

Jul 14, 2017

At the present time, international T20 matches are rarely held, but due to the domestic T20 leagues being held in different countries, it has become quite popular. The impact of the explosive batting by batsmen in T20 matches can be seen in ODIs and Test matches because every batsman's strike rate of the current time is much better than the batsmen who played 20 years ago. In this article, we are giving details of the top 10 players who have scored most runs in international T20 matches.

List of the Major Islands of the World

Jul 12, 2017

An Island is a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water. There are three types of Island: Continental Island; Oceanic Islands; and Tropical Island. Here, we are giving a list of the Major Islands of the World that will help the readers for enhancing general knowledge.

List of players who have played 10 slowest innings in cricket

Jul 11, 2017

Due to the increasing popularity of T20 and one-day cricket, currently in the game of cricket the dominance of explosive batsman's is increasing. Therefore in present day Test cricket also witness explosive batting. But some players have played very slow innings while performing their concentration, patience and technique in Test cricket. In this article, we are giving details of the players who have played 10 slowest innings of Test cricket for score minimum runs.

IND vs Windies: ODI Cricket Records

Jul 10, 2017

Once again, the Indian cricket team has gone on a tour of the Windies to play the ODI series. The series of 5 ODI matches between the two countries will last from June 23 to July 6. During this series Virat Kohli is leading the Indian team whereas the Windies team's command is in the hands of Jason Holder. In this article, we are giving details of the all one-day cricket records played between India and Windies.

List of Inventions and Discoveries by Israel

Jul 10, 2017

Israel has become the fastest growing economy and technological powerhouse after 50 years of its establishment, because country's has a tremendous combination of the educational and scientific infrastructure with the country's most pressing problems unexpectedly made for a creative synthesis which set development into motion. Here, we are giving list of Inventions and Discoveries by Israel in areas like Mathematics, Robotics, Chemistry, Physics, arms and ammunition etc for Defence for general awareness.

Which countries give highest salary in the world?

Jul 10, 2017

According to the OECD Global Report, the country which pays highest salary in the world is Luxembourg, here a workers gets average salary of Rs.40 lacs per year.After this country USA is on the second spot which pays Rs.37.85 lacs per year.On an average, highly skilled employees in India get an average of Rs.6 lakh per year.

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