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13 Interesting Facts about Republic Day Parade

Jan 26, 2021
Republic Day 2021: Since 1950 on 26 January, Republic Day in India is celebrated. On this day flag hoisting ceremonies and parades by armed forces are held at Rajpath, New Delhi. Let us have a look at the interesting facts about the Republic Day parade.    

What is TRP and how is it calculated?

Oct 8, 2020
TRP is known as Television Rating Point. It shows the rating of the TV channel and the serial viewed most. Let us have a look at  TRP, what is TRP rating, what is the effect on the program or the channel of TRP and how is it calculated etc.

Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan: 13 Facts to know about first Vice-President and second President of independent India

Sep 5, 2020
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan: He was the first Vice-President and second President of independent India. Before being Vice-President and President, he was an academician, philosopher, and one of India's most renowned teachers of the twentieth century. Every year 5 September in India is celebrated as Teachers Day to commemorate the birth anniversary of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. Let us have a look at some interesting facts about Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.  

Independence Day 2020: 10 Forgotten Women Freedom Fighters of India

Aug 14, 2020
Independence Day 2020: In the struggle for India’s Independence from the colonial rule or British Raj contribution of the women can't be neglected.  They faced various tortures, exploitations, etc. to earn freedom for us. Let us have a look on 10 forgotten women freedom fighters of India.

Independence Day 2020: 18 Laws and Rights must be known to every Indian

Aug 14, 2020
Indian Independence Day 2020: Every year on 15 August Independence Day is celebrated in India with full enthusiasm. Indian Constitution has provided several rights to the people to protect their fundamental rights, but unfortunately, most people are not aware of their rights. On this occasion, we are providing some laws and the rights which not only protect people's interests but also ease their daily life.  

What is Uniform Civil Code?

Aug 5, 2020
Uniform Civil Code (UCC) is defined in our Constitution under Article 44 of Directive Principles of State Policy. It states that it is the duty of the state to secure for the citizens a Uniform Civil Code throughout the territory of India. In other words we can say that it means one country one rule. Let us find out more about Uniform Civil Code, its pros and cons.    

Is India making a Secret Nuclear City in Challakere, Karnataka?

May 11, 2020
India is building a top-secret nuclear city at Challakere village in Chitradurga district of Karnataka. Challakere is called Oil City with numerous edible oil mills around the city and also Science City.

Easter Festival 2020: When, Why and How is it celebrated?

Apr 12, 2020
Easter festival commemorates the resurrection of Jesus from the dead and is celebrated across the world. It begins from the Lent and ends with Holy Week, which includes Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and finally Easter Sunday. In Latin Easter is known as Pascha. It is celebrated annually but the date of the festival is not fixed, it varies every year. In 2020, it falls on 12 April. Why is it celebrated? When did it start? Let us have a look at the Easter festival history, celebration, etc. 

What does A/F mean on a vehicle's number plate?

Mar 26, 2020
A / F is written on the number plate of many vehicles. Which means 'Applied for'. But do you know its meaning and reason? If not, let us know about its reason and meaning in this article.

What is the difference between Terminal, Junction and Central Station in Indian Railways?

Mar 24, 2020
Often you may have seen while travelling by train that there are terminal, junction and central station on the way. Have you ever tried to know what is the difference between them? What they stand for or why they are called by different names. Let us have a look!

COVID-19: What is Section 144 of the CrPC?

Mar 24, 2020
COVID-19 cases are rising all over the world and India is not left behind. On 24 March 2020, in India cases of COVID-19 rises 492 and 9 deaths are reported. Therefore, to counter the situation Section 144 of the CrPC is imposed in several districts of the states including Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, etc. Let us have a look in detail about Section 144 of the CrPC.        

4 Different ways to contact the Prime Minister Office (PMO) of India

Mar 23, 2020
Do you know about the ways to communicate with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and PMO? Let us find out!    

What are Broad Gauge, Metre Gauge and Narrow Gauge in Indian Railway?

Mar 19, 2020
Indian Railways plays an important role in everybody's life. While travelling have you noticed that some tracks of the railways are wide, some are wider and some are not much wide. Let us study through this article why there is a difference between these tracks and what they are known as. 

First undersea Bullet Train in India: Features and Facilities

Mar 16, 2020
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 Indian Railway will provide different facilities in a bullet train for the first time. Let us find out the features and facilities that will be provided in the bullet train.

Origin and Meaning of 13 common symbols used in our everyday life

Mar 11, 2020
Common symbols used in our everyday life: There are many symbols like Zebra Crossing, OK symbol, Victory sign, and Danger sign, etc have been invented by the human beings for the simplicity of the life. This article is based on such symbols; we use in our daily life.

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

Mar 11, 2020
‘String of Pearls Project’ is a geographical theory related to the Chinese intentions (military, commercial, sea line communication and diplomatic) in the Indian ocean. A string of Pearls includes container facility in Chittagong (Bangladesh), facility at Karachi and Gwadar port in Pakistan and at Colombo , Hambantota (both in Sri Lanka) and other facilities.

6 Amazing Questions on Indian Budget You Never Knew

Jan 31, 2020
The term 'Budget' is not mentioned in the Indin Constitution. It is mentioned as ‘Annual financial statement’ in article 112. The Union budget is an estimate of income and expenditure of the central Government for a definite duration usually one year.  

What is the Complete Process to open a Petrol Pump in India?

Jan 3, 2020
Petrol Pump operation is considered one of the most lucrative businesses in India. But many people don't know the process to get the petrol pump in India. In this article, we have explained the complete process regarding the same.

How New Year is celebrated across the world?

Dec 23, 2019
The New Year celebration is the last big event of the year. A new year celebration is the global event with different types of celebration. Read this article to know various types of celebrations in the world.

19 most interesting facts about Nobel Prizes

Oct 21, 2019
The Nobel Prize is considered the most prestigious prize in the world. This prize is given in the 6 fields’ i.e, Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, Economics, and Peace Prize. These prizes were commenced in 1901. The recipients of the first Nobel Prizes were given 150,782 SEK. In 2017, the Nobel laureates were awarded a prize amount of 9,000,000 SEK.

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