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GK Questions and Answers on ISRO mission to Moon

ISRO is the space agency where satellites are designed, developed, assembled and tested. Its centre is in Bengaluru. Its full form is Indian Space Research Organisation. There are several missions sent to space via ISRO. Let us study through this article ISRO's mission to moon in the form of questions and answers.

History

Sufi Revolution Features Methodology of worship and ten steps of Sufism

Sufism cultivates the inner and the outer dimensions of spiritual practice, the esoteric and the exoteric to establish a religion of intense devotion, love as its passion; poetry, song and dance, worship and passing away from God as ideal” rather than namaz, hajj and celibacy. In this article, we are giving the principles, features, worship methodology and ten steps of Sufism which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Geography

Coastal Zone Management Purpose Objective and Challenges

The Coastal zones are defined by the extent of territorial waters up to the high water mark. They are long, narrow features of mainland, islands and seas, generally forming the outer boundary of the coastal domain. Find out the concept, purpose, objectives and challenges of Coastal Zone Management for general awareness.

Science

What is Chemical Explosive and its typology

The use of chemical and explosive materials by criminals and terrorist groups poses a significant threat not only to the public safety on a large-scale but also severely impact economic and political stability in the contemporary world. Explosives are those substance which provides extreme heat and energy and a sharp cracking sound on combustion. They usually have less potential energy than fuels, but their high rate of energy produces a great blast pressure.For a chemical to be an explosive, it must exhibit all of the following: Rapid expansion (i.e., rapid production of gases or rapid heating of surroundings);evolution of heat;rapidity of reaction; and initiation of reaction.

The Polity

Forfeiture of Security Deposit in Elections in India

As per the As per Section 34 1 (a) of the Representation of the People Act,1951; it is mandatory for general candidates to deposit security of Rs.25,000 in case of Parliamentary constituency and Rs. 10,000 to fight election in Assembly Constituency.  When a candidate fails to get 1/6 of the total valid votes casted in that constituency then the amount deposited by candidate is seized by the Election Commission of India.

Economy

List of Smart Cities in Uttar Pradesh

The Smart Cities Mission (SCM) is a holistic city programme to build 100 cities in India. It was launched on June 25, 2015 by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The objective of the Smart Cities Mission is to promote cities that provide core infrastructure and give a decent quality of life to its citizens, a clean and sustainable environment or to provide better basic facilities to the citizens of the country.

Enviornment & Ecology

Coastal Zone Management Purpose Objective and Challenges

The Coastal zones are defined by the extent of territorial waters up to the high water mark. They are long, narrow features of mainland, islands and seas, generally forming the outer boundary of the coastal domain. Find out the concept, purpose, objectives and challenges of Coastal Zone Management for general awareness.

GK Facts

what is surgical strike

Being a soft state, India always acts or carried out harsh steps like surgical strike and Covert Operation on the basis of very specific and credible information from intelligence. India had carried out surgical strikes targeting “launch pads” for terrorists across the Line of Control (LoC) in order to justify its stand on Zero tolerance of terrorism. It is a legitimate, well planned military action intended to deal only with a specific target to avoid collateral damage.

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