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10 Forgotten Women Freedom Fighters of India

Nov 1, 2019
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.

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.

10 Interesting and Unknown Facts about Sardar Sarovar Dam

Oct 5, 2019
Sardar Sarovar Dam is built on Narmada river near Navagam in Gujarat, India. It is world's second biggest concrete gravity dam after America's Grand Coulee. Let us read some interesting and unknown facts about Sardar Sarovar Dam.

11 Unknown and Interesting facts about IRCTC

Oct 5, 2019
The fullform of IRCTC is Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited. In 1999, it was incorporated under the Ministry of Railways to upgrade and professionalise catering services for Indian Railways and to promote tourism via Railways across the country. Let us have a look at some interesting and unknown facts about IRCTC.

10 Interesting facts about Vande Bharat Express

Oct 3, 2019
Vande Bharat Express or Train 18 is fully manufactured in India and is India’s first semi-high-speed train. It is running from New Delhi to Varanasi and will cover the journey in 8 hours. Now on 3 October, 2019 this train is being flagged off from Delhi to Katra by the Home Minister Amit Shah.

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

Sep 20, 2019
Everyone wants to meet or contact the Prime Minister of India for various reasons. And so, to fulfil the aspiration of the people and to generate direct contact with the public, the Prime Minister's Office has started several online and offline services. Let us find out the ways to communicate with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and PMO.

Do you know the security arrangements of the Prime Minister of India?

Sep 17, 2019
What type of security arrangements are provided to the Prime Minister of India, what is the role of Delhi Police in providing the security to the Prime Minister of India? Let us have a Look!

Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan: 13 Interesting Facts about him

Sep 5, 2019
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was an academician, philosopher and one of the India's most renowned teachers of twentieth century. He was India's first Vice-President and second President of independent India. Do you know in India, every year 5 September is celebrated as Teachers' Day to commemorate the birth anniversary of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan? Let us read more about Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

Supreme Court of India: Interesting and Unknown Facts

Sep 5, 2019
Supreme Court came into existence on 26 January, 1950 and is the apex court in India. It is located on Tilak Marg, New Delhi. It is a Constitutional body which is laid down in Part V of the Chapter V of the Constitution of India from Articles 124 to 147. Let us read some interesting and unknown facts about Supreme Court of India.

Which is ISO certified first Railway Station in India?

Aug 30, 2019
Railways play an important role in the life of all of us. It is one of the safest modes of transportation. As we know that the development in the Railway is growing very fast and another such step has been taken by the Railways to make the Indian Railway Station ISO certified. Let us read about ISO certified first Railway Station in India.

What is in the briefcase of India's PM Bodyguards?

Aug 8, 2019
The security of the Prime Minister is the main concern and the responsibility is with the Special Protection Force i.e. SPG. Most of the time, with the Prime Minister bodyguards remain. Have you ever noticed that these bodyguards also have a briefcase or suitcase in their hand? In this article we will discuss what is in the briefcase of the PM bodyguards and what they do with it.

Amazing facts about Prime Minister’s Residence

Aug 8, 2019
The official residence and principal workplace of the Prime Minister of India is 7 Lok Kalyan Marg (earlier 7 Race Course Road). Here he lives and holds most of his official or political meetings. It is situated at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg, New Delhi and the official name of the PM’s residence complex is Panchavati (it was also the forest name of Lord Rama). The entire Lok Kalyan Marg is also named as Delhi Race Course, which is now closed to the public. Rajiv Gandhi was the first PM to stay at Lok Kalyan Marg in 1984 and now it is the present residence of Narendra Modi since 26th May 2014.

What is Uniform Civil Code?

Aug 7, 2019
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.

What is the difference between Curfew and Section 144 of CrPC?

Aug 5, 2019
Curfew and Section 144 of Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) are the provisions to prevent unlawful assemblies. When Curfew is imposed, is it similar to Section 144 of CrPC or not? Let us also find out that when in any area section 144 of CrPC is imposed then automatically curfew will also be imposed. Is there any difference between Curfew and Section 144 of CrPC?

What are the demands of Kashmiri People from Government of India,jammu Kashmir

Aug 3, 2019
Then King of Jammu and Kashmir Maharaja Hari singed a “Treaty of Accession” with then then Prime Minister of India Mr. Jawahar Lal Nehru on October 26, 1947. An article 370 was added in the Indian Constitution, under which Kashmir has got status of special state.

What is Lookout Notice and why is it issued?

Aug 1, 2019
Lookout Notice also known as Lookout Circular (LOC) is a circular letter used by immigration officials to prevent an accused from leaving the country. Lookout Notices or Circular is used in nabbing the wanted people or criminals at the international borders, international airports, maritime areas and Ports etc.

6 Amazing Questions on Indian Budget You Never Knew

Jul 3, 2019
The Union budget is an estimate of income and expenditure for a definite duration. The Union Budget of India, which is known also as the ‘Annual financial statement’ in the Article 112 of the Indian Constitution.

What is depicted by 16 digits printed on Debit Card?

May 10, 2019
What do the numbers on my debit card mean? How to identify numbers on a debit card? What is card number and what do 16 digits on debit card mean? These are some basic questions that frequently asked. For complete details let us see below.

What is the criterion of Censor Board to give Certificate to films?

May 9, 2019
The Central Board of Film Certification Board (CBFC) or the Indian Censor Board (1952) is the body in India to hold rights to review films, TV serials, TV commercials and various visual materials. The CBFC gives certificates to all those programs which are shown to the public. A movie which contains adult material gets “A” certificate and its circulation is restricted to adults (above 18 years of age or older.) only.

What is Surgical Strike?

May 7, 2019
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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