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Sake Dean Mahomed: First Indian author who published book in English

2 days ago
Sake Dean Mahomed was a man of talent and became the first Indian who had published a book in English. He had first served as a surgeon in British Army. He introduces "shampooing" technique in the United Kingdom and many more. Let us study more about Sake Dean Mahomed through this article.

What is the difference between Uttarayan and Dakshinayan?

3 days ago
Uttarayan is alsko known as Makar Sankrant and in India it is celebrated with various names. It is the period of harvest. It is basically the movement of Sun from South to North. Let us study about the meaning of Uttarayan and Dakshinayan, its importance, history and difference between Uttarayan and Dakshinayan through this article.

National Youth Day 2019: Theme, History, Celebrations and Significance

Jan 11, 2019
National Youth Day is celebrated in India with full enthusiasm on 12 January every year to motivate youth of the country in facing the challenges of life and to manage every tough situation properly. But do you know why National Youth Day is celebrated on 12 January, what is its importance, how it is celebrated, what is the history behind its celebration, who was Swami Vivekanada etc. Let us study through this article.

What is DNA Technology Regulation Bill 2018?

Jan 9, 2019
DNA Technology Regulation Bill 2018 allows regulated use of genetic information to establish the identity of various categories of persons like offenders, suspects, undertrials etc. What are the features of DNA technology Bill, what is DNA technology, recombinant DNA technology, how it works, uses of DNA technology, what is DNA etc. Let us study through this article.

What is National E-Mobility Programme in India?

Jan 3, 2019
The National E-Mobility Programme is a type of environmental programme of India to create policy framework and charging infrastructure to ensure that 30% of the vehicles on road are electric vehicles, by 2030. In this article, we have explain the concept, aims and objectives of the National E-Mobility Programme in India which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of all Presidents of India from1947 to 2018

Jan 2, 2019
The President is considered the first citizen of India. It is the highest Constitutional post in the country. The Electoral College elects the President of India. Without the President's signature no law can be formed and his tenure is of 5 years. Through this article, the list of the candidates who have been elected as president so far is being given and some important facts related to them.

List of Dadasaheb Phalke Award (1969-2019)

Dec 28, 2018
The Dadasaheb Phalke Awards is given annually at the National Films Awards which is India's highest award in cinema. The awardee is honoured for their "outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Indian cinema". Here, we are given the list of Dadasaheb Phalke Award (1969-2018) for the aspirants of different competitive examination which can be used as revision capsule.

Muslim Countries where Triple Talaq is banned

Dec 27, 2018
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.

List of Current Chief Ministers in India

Dec 19, 2018
India is a democratic country and it has 29 states and 7 union territories. There are 31 Chief Ministers in India, 29 from states and 2 from union territories (Delhi and Puducherry).As of now Bhartiy Janta Party is ruling to 13 states while 6 states are ruled by the Indian National Congress. So let's have a look on the current gk list of Chief Minister in India.

What is Super Blue Blood Moon?

Dec 7, 2018
A supermoon is a moon that is full when it is at its closest point in an elliptical orbit around the Earth and a total lunar eclipse or blood moon in which Earth's shadow upon the lunar eclipse gives it a reddish colour. This article deals with super blue blood moon, its features and significance.

Railways Act to check e-Ticketing fraud in India

Sep 27, 2018
With the development of Railways e-ticketing fraud are also increasing day by day. To prevent the Indian Railway Online Ticketing Scam, railways is mulling an amendment to the Railways Act, 1989 to include a provision of penalising those committing e-ticketing fraud. Let us study about it through this article.

10 important facts about Alzheimer's disease

Sep 21, 2018
In Alzheimer’s disease loss of connections between nerve cells (neurons) in the brain occurs. Progressively brain disorder which slowly destroys memory and thinking skills etc. In older adults it is the most common cause of dementia. Let us study 10 important or essential facts about Alzheimer’s disease through this article.

Why more than 300 combinations of medicines are banned in India?

Sep 19, 2018
Health ministry had banned more than 300 combinations of medicines or drugs in India. Do you know what are fixed drug combinations, why they are harmful for health, why government had banned these medicines in India? Let us find out through this article.

Who are Ayushman Mitra and what are their works?

Sep 3, 2018
Ayushman Mitra has a plan to provide employment to the unemployed. This scheme is a part of India's plan. Let us study about the scheme through this article, what is its specialty and how it will work, what will be the salary of Ayushman Mitra, recruitment, eligibility criteria of Ayushman Mitra etc.

National Nutrition Week 2018: Theme & History

Sep 3, 2018
Nutrition is the science or practice of consuming and utilising foods. Balanced diet is important for good health and well being. So, to make people aware about nutrition and its importance in our life and to curb the problem of malnutrition National Nutrition Week is celebrated every year from 1st September to 7 September. Let us study about the theme of 2018, its history etc.

Indus Water Treaty (IWT): Water-Sharing Agreement

Aug 27, 2018
The Indus Water Treaty is the treaty between the Government of India and the Government of Pakistan for the optimum utilisation of the waters of the Indus system of rivers. It was signed under the arbitration of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (now World Bank) in Karachi (Pakistan) on September 19, 1960.

What is ‘High Grade’ Metastatic Cancer?

Jul 5, 2018
Cancer is caused when abnormal cells divide in an uncontrolled way and can develop almost anywhere in the body. Let us study through this article about the high grade metastatic cancer, its symptoms, where it spreads in the body, causes etc.

What is Surgical Strike?

Jun 28, 2018
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.

Why International Day of Yoga is celebrated on 21st June

Jun 20, 2018
International Yoga Day is celebrated on 21st June throughout the world and for the first time it was celebrated on 21 June 2015. As, we all know environment is changing and the world is becoming more competent yoga help us to deal with this type of environment and also makes us healthy. This article deals with the theme, objectives of International Yoga Day, why it is celebrated on 21st June etc.

What is Nipah Virus and how it is transmitted?

May 23, 2018
Nipah Virus causes severe infection in humans and animals and get its name from the village of Malaysia where first time it was identified. Let us study through this article about Nipah Virus, symptoms of Nipah Virus infection, prevention and cure etc.

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