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Top 10 Largest States of India in Terms of Area

India comprises 29 States and seven Union Territories. Here, we are giving the 'Top Ten List of the Largest States of India in Terms of Area (as per the census 2011)'. Rajasthan tops the list followed by Madhya Pradesh & Maharashtra. Before the bifurcation, Andhra Pradesh was on the 4th place but as of now it slipped down at 8th place.

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Publish Date : May 24, 2017

Which Indian states have GDP equal to or more than other countries of the world?

At present, the size of Indian economy has grown more than $ 2 trillion and tagged as the highest growing economy in the world. The richest Indian state is Maharashtra, whose State Gross Domestic Product (SGDP) is $ 380 billion which is equal to Norway’s economy. The second richest Indian state is Tamil Nadu whose SGDP is $ 208 billion which is followed by Karnataka (SGDP $ 190 billion).

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Publish Date : May 18, 2017

भारतीय राज्यों के राजकीय फूल और राजकीय वृक्ष

भारत को "राज्यों के संघ" के रूप में जाना जाता है। भारत के प्रत्येक राज्य की जलवायु, कला और संस्कृति, पहनावा और खान-पान एक-दूसरे से भिन्न है। यही कारण है कि सभी भारतीय राज्य अपनी पहचान के लिए अलग-अलग प्रतीकों का प्रयोग करते हैं। इस लेख में हम भारत के सभी राज्यों के राजकीय फूल और राजकीय वृक्षों का विवरण दे रहे हैं|

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Publish Date : Feb 13, 2017

State Trees and Flowers of India

India is known as the “union of states”. Every state has its own distinct climate, art & culture, clothing and food habits. This is the reason that every Indian state has its symbols for its identity. In this article we have covered the name of different Trees and flowers of all the Indian state.

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Publish Date : Feb 7, 2017

State Animals and Birds of India

India is known as the “union of states”. Every state has its own distinct climate, art & culture, clothing and food habits. This is the reason that every Indian state has its symbols for its identity. In this article we have covered the name of different animals and birds of all the Indian state.

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Publish Date : Feb 3, 2017

Why Ajanta Caves are so Popular: Twenty Facts at a Glance

The Ajanta Caves in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state of India are about 30 rock-cut Buddhist cave monuments which constructed from the 2nd century BCE to about 480 or 650 CE. These paintings are magnum opus of Buddhist religious art, with figures of the Buddha and depictions of the Jataka tales (stories related to the life Lord Buddha). The Ajanta Caves have been a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983.

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Publish Date : Apr 28, 2016

Why Ellora caves are so famous: Ten Facts at a Glance

Ellora is an archaeological site 29 km (18 mi) north-west of the city of Aurangabad in the Indian state of Maharashtra, built by Kalachuri, Chalukya and Rashtrakuta dynasties during (6th and 9th centuries). The 34 "caves" are actually structures excavated out of the vertical face of the Charanandri hills. These caves are dedicated to Hindu (17 caves), Buddhist(12 caves) and Jain (12 caves) religions. The 17 Hindu (caves 13–29), 12 Buddhist (caves 1–12) and 5 Jain (caves 30–34) caves, built in proximity. The Ellora Caves were designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983.

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Publish Date : Feb 15, 2016

Would you like to Know These Amazing facts about Elephanta Caves

The Elephanta Caves (natively known as Gharapurichi Leni, basically Gharapuri) are a network of sculpted caves located on Elephanta Island, or Gharapuri (literally "the city of caves") in (Mumbai) Maharashtra. The island, located in the lap of the Arabian Sea, consists of two groups of caves—the first is a large group of five Hindu caves, the second, a smaller group of two Buddhist caves. The Hindu caves contain rock cut stone sculptures, representing the Shaiva Hindu sect, dedicated to the Lord Shiva.

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Publish Date : Feb 15, 2016

Gujarat at a Glance: Home of Gir Lion

Gujarat is a state in the western part of India, known locally as Jewel of the Western part of India. It has an area of 196,204 km2 (75,755 sq mi) with a coastline of 1,600 km (990 mi), most of which lies on the Kathiawar peninsula, and a population in excess of 60 million. The state is bordered by Rajasthan to the north, Maharashtra to the south, Madhya Pradesh to the east, and the Arabian Sea, as well as the Pakistani province of Sindh to the west. Its capital city is Gandhinagar. It is best known for the Asiatic lions.

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Publish Date : Feb 9, 2016

‘भारत का प्रवेश द्वार’ – महाराष्ट्र : एक नजर में

महाराष्ट्र, भारत का पश्चिमी राज्य है, जिसकी स्थापना 1 मई, 1960 को बम्बई प्रान्त का विभाजन कर की गयी थी | इसका सबसे प्रमुख शहर मुंबई है, जिसे ‘भारत की आर्थिक राजधानी’, ‘सिटी ऑफ़ बॉलीवुड’, ‘गेटवे ऑफ़ इंडिया’ आदि नामों से भी जाना जाता है |

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Publish Date : Feb 1, 2016

Telangana at a Glance: The latest State of India

Telangana is a state in South India and one of the 29 states in India. It was formed on 2 June 2014 with the city of Hyderabad as its capital. Telangana is bordered by the states of Maharashtra to the North and North West, Chhattisgarh to the North. Telangana has an area of 114,840 square kilometres (44,340 sq mi), and a population of 35,193,978 (2011 census), making it the twelfth largest state in India, and the twelfth most populated state in India.

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Publish Date : Jan 25, 2016

Dadra and Nagar Haveli at Glance

Dadra and Nagar Haveli is a Union Territory in Western India. Nagar Haveli is wedged between Maharashtra and Gujarat, whereas Dadra is an enclave 1 km NW, surrounded by Gujarat. The shared capital is Silvassa. The larger part spans a roughly c-shaped area up-river from the city of Daman on the coast, at the centre of which, and thus outside the territory, is the Madhuban reservoir. It came into existence on 11 Aug. 1961.

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Publish Date : Jan 21, 2016

Facts about Maharashtra: The Gate Way of India

Maharashtra, a state spanning west-central India, is best known for its fast-paced capital, Mumbai (formerly Bombay). This sprawling metropolis is the seat of the Bollywood film industry. It’s also famed for sites like the British Raj-era Gateway of India monument and the cave temples at nearby Elephanta Island. It was established in 1st May 1960.

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Publish Date : Jan 15, 2016

Goa “The Tourist Paradise”: Facts at a Glance

Goa is bounded by the state of Maharashtra to the North and by Karnataka to the East and South, while the Arabian Sea forms its western coast. It is India's smallest state by area and the fourth smallest by population. Goa is India's richest state, with a GDP per capita two and a half times that of the country as a whole. It was ranked the best placed state by the Eleventh Finance Commission for its infrastructure and ranked on top for the best quality of life in India by the National Commission on Population.

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Publish Date : Jan 6, 2016

Aluminium Industries in India

Aluminium Industry is the second most important metallurgical industry in India. Aluminium has gained popularity as a substitute of steel, copper, zinc and leads in a number of industries because it is light metal, resistant to corrosion, a good conductor of heat, malleable and becomes strong when it is mixed with other metals. There are 8 aluminium smelting plants in the country located in Odisha (formerly Orissa) (Nalco and Balco), West Bengal, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu.

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Publish Date : Nov 28, 2015

Atomic Energy

India’s first atomic power station was established in Tarapur (Maharashtra) in 1969 with the assistance of the USA. The second atomic 1972 with the assistance of Canada. It has been established near the Rana Pratap Sagar dam because of the facility of water. The third atomic power station has been established on the eastern coast of India in Kalpakkam (80 Km South to Chennai, Tamil Nadu) in 1984. It is based on indigenous technology.

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Publish Date : Nov 28, 2015

Peninsular River Flowing Towards the West

Peninsular River flowing towards the west has short courses and most of these rivers are originates on Western Ghats.  The important peninsular rivers flowing towards the west are Shetrunji, Bhadra (Bhadar), Vaitarna, Kalindi, Bedti, Sharavati, Bharsthpuzha, Periyar and Pamba. These rivers cover in the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala and hence they are only drainage system other than rainwater for their agricultural activities.

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Publish Date : Nov 25, 2015

Livestock Resources

India is on first rank on the livestock resources followed by United States of America. The total livestock in India are- 14% Cows and Oxen, and 57 % buffaloes of the world. However, buffaloes contribute 53 % in total country’s milk production. Number of Cows and Oxen (Decreasing Order) - Madhya Pradesh > West Bengal > Uttar Pradesh > Maharashtra. Number of buffaloes (Decreasing Order) - Uttar Pradesh > Andhra Pradesh > Rajasthan > Madhya Pradesh. 29.7 % of the total agricultural production in the country shared by the animal husbandry and pisciculture.

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Publish Date : Nov 25, 2015

The Western Ghats Mountain Range

The Western Ghat Mountain Range or Sahyadri Range is the India’s largest mountain range after the Himalayas which extend from the Tapi river valley to the Nilgiri. The range is called Sahyadri in northern Maharashtra and Sahya Parvatam in Kerala. This range is the home of many hill stations like Matheran,Lonavala-Khandala, Mahabaleshwar, Panchgani, Amboli Ghat, Kudremukh and Kodagu.

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Publish Date : Nov 24, 2015

Forest Resources

Forests are among the most diverse and widespread ecosystems on earth, and have many functions: they provide timber and other forest products; have cultural values; deliver recreation benefits and ecosystem services, including regulation of soil, air and water; are reservoirs for biodiversity; and act as carbon sinks. The forest area differs from state to state in India. Madhya Pradesh stands at the top in the total forest area, followed by the Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, and Odisha. One-fourth of the total forest covered area of the country is in the north-eastern states.

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Publish Date : Nov 23, 2015

Administrative divisions of India: States and Union Territories

India is a union of States and Union Territories for the purposes of administration, India is divided into 29 States (Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Goa, Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh) and 7 Union Territories. Delhi, the capital of India, is the largest metropolis in India.

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Publish Date : Nov 23, 2015

Well and Tubewell Irrigation

Well and Tube Well irrigation is the most popular irrigation system in India. The first tube well was dug in 1930 in Uttar Pradesh. Today there are more than 50 lakh tube wells operating in different parts of India.  It has contributed substantially for the success of Green Revolution in India.  Uttar Pradesh has the largest area under well irrigation. It is followed by Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Bihar.

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Publish Date : Nov 23, 2015

The Kalachuri’s of Tripuri

The Kalachuri dynasty consists of two kingdoms, one ruling over the Central India (Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Malwa, and Maharashtra) called “Chedi”, and the other Haihaya ruled over Southern India (Karnataka).The time period was from 10-12th century. The Kalachuri’s were ancient people from epics and Puranas. The Kalachuri’s of Chedi are also known as Kings of Dahalas, capital of Tripura, 6 kilometres away from Jubbulpore (modern Jabalpur).

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Publish Date : Oct 19, 2015

Special Status to the Other Indian States

Some of the states owing to their non-uniformism, uneven developments, tribal areas, backwardness and aspirations of people need some special status in order to have uniform growth, equality and promote inclusive development. However all these special arrangements have been established by gradual amendments in the constitution.

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Publish Date : Jul 31, 2015

The Age of Satavahanas

The Satavahana Empire existed around 230 BC onwards in India and extended from Dharanikota and Amaravati in Andhra Pradesh to Prathistan and Junnar in Maharashtra. The empire lasted 450 years approximately which is 220 AD. In fact, the Satavahana started off as the vassals of Mauryan Empire and after their decline emerged as the independent empire in south India.

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Publish Date : Jul 16, 2015

भारत की राजनीतिक संरचना: प्रश्नोत्तरी Set-7

जागरण जोश डाट कॉम भारत की राजनीतिक संरचना  पर प्रश्नोत्तरी प्रकाशित करता है, जो प्रतियोगी छात्रों के साथ ही साथ जागरूक पाठकों हेतु उपयोगी है.

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Publish Date : Nov 17, 2014

भारत की राजनीतिक संरचना: प्रश्नोत्तरी Set- 1

जागरण जोश डाट कॉम भारत की राजनीतिक संरचना  पर प्रश्नोत्तरी प्रकाशित करता है, जो प्रतियोगी छात्रों के साथ ही साथ जागरूक पाठकों हेतु उपयोगी है.

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Publish Date : Nov 15, 2014

NABARD

NABARD stands for National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development. NABARD is a leading development bank in India. Its headquarters are based in Mumbai (Maharashtra).

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Publish Date : Sep 2, 2014

सातवाहन वंश

द्वितीय शताब्दी ईसा पूर्व में सातवाहनों का साम्राज्य महाराष्ट्र के पुणे से लेकर आंध्र प्रदेश के तटीय क्षेत्रों तक था |

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Publish Date : Jul 17, 2014

India’s tourist destinations: Quiz

Here you can find the quiz on India’s tourist destinations.

Recommended for : Maharashtra , Uttar Pradesh , Tamil Nadu

Publish Date : May 30, 2014
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