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International Mountain Day 2019: Current Theme, History and Key Facts

1 day ago
Do you know that around one-tenth of the human population derive their support of living through mountains? We can't ignore that mountains are not only important for inhabitants but also for millions of people living in lowlands. They are the sources of the world's major rivers and also play a crucial role in the water cycle. What is International Mountain Day? Let us have a look!

International Civil Aviation Day 2019: Current Theme, History and Significance

1 day ago
Do you know about International Civil Aviation Day, how is it celebrated, what is the theme of 2019, and its significance? Let us find out!

Armed Forces Flag Day 2019: Significance and Celebrations

1 day ago
All three branches of Armed Forces namely the Indian Army, the Indian Air Force and the Indian Navy on Armed Forces Flag Day organise various types of programmes to pay respect and tribute to the efforts of the soldiers in safeguarding the country's honour. Let us have a look at Armed Forces Flag Day.

List of Countries ruled by Monarch

2 days ago
There was a time when India, China, USA and other countries of the world were ruled by the Monarch or king. But as of now, there are around 44 sovereign states in the world are ruled by the monarch as Head of state. Read this article to know the names of the countries ruled by the Monarch or king.

Panipat Battles: All you need to know

2 days ago
Battles of Panipat have its history and Importance in India. Do you know how many battles of Panipat were fought and in between whom? What is the reason behind the battles and its consequences? Let us find out!

Sri Aurobindo Biography: Family, Education, Achievements and Works

3 days ago
Sri Aurobindo was one of the first Indians educated in England. He was a poet, thinker, freedom fighter, yogi and spiritual leader. He was born on 15 August 1872 in Kolkata, West Bengal. Let us read about Sri Aurobindo's early life, family, achievements, education, and works, etc.

World Soil Day 2019: Current Theme, History and Key Facts

3 days ago
Do you know in every 5 seconds around one soccer field of soil is eroded. It is an alarming state and so to increase awareness regarding the importance of soil World Soil Day is celebrated on 5 December annually. Let us read more about World Soil Day, its 2019 theme and some facts.

Sundar Pichai: Biography, Education and Salary

Dec 4, 2019
Sundar Pichai is the current Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the search engine Google. He is an India born world-class figure. The total salary of Sundar Pichai was around US$1,881,066 in 2018. Let us read this article to know more information about the Sundar Pichai.

List of Railways Ministers of India

Dec 3, 2019
The Minister of Railways is the head of the Ministry of Railways. The Railways Minister is the minister of the cabinet rank in the central Government. Asaf Ali was the first Railways Minister of India. He hold the post from Sep 2, 1946 to Aug 14, 1947. Although the the post of Railways Minister was not clearly defined at that time because India was still ruled by the British.

What is Smog Tower and how does it work?

Dec 3, 2019
Smog Tower: Clean air is a hot topic throughout the world. India is passing through the climate emergency. India is planning to install the smog tower in National Capital Delhi. Smog tower will be a 40 feet high and 20 feet wide structure to clean 32 million cubic metres of air per day.

Bhopal Gas Tragedy: All you need to know

Dec 3, 2019
Do you know about Bhopal Gas Tragedy? What happened on that day, what are the aftermath of Bhopal Gas Tragedy? How people and the environment get affected? How leakage of the gas took place? Let us find out!

International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2019: Current Theme and History

Dec 3, 2019
International Day of the People with Disabilities (IDPwD) is also known as World Disabled Day. It is observed on 3 December every year to raise awareness and develop an understanding to accept people with disabilities by the United Nations. Let us read more about International Day of the People with Disabilities.

List of Triple Centuries in Test Cricket: Current GK

Dec 2, 2019
David Warner (Australia) became the latest triple century scorer in test cricket. Warner achieved this feat on 30 November 2019 against Pakistan. He scored 335* and became the 31st triple century scorer in the World.

Important Days and Dates in December 2019: National and International

Dec 1, 2019
December, the first month of winter that marks the beginning of snow, rain and cold weather. It is also the last month of the year that consists of several events and festivals of national and international importance. One such is Christmas Day the most awaited day in December month. Do you know other such important days that fall in December? Here is the complete list.

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery 2019: All you need to know

Nov 30, 2019
The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery is observed on 2 December every year to highlight the importance of eradicating contemporary forms of slavery including trafficking in persons, sexual exploitation, child labour, forced marriage, etc. Let us read more about International Day for the Abolition of Slavery.

National Pollution Control Day 2019: Objectives and Key Facts

Nov 30, 2019
National Pollution Control Day is observed on 2 December to raise awareness about the problem caused by increasing pollution. No doubt. pollution is a major problem facing the whole world these days. It is necessary to take some measures and combat it. Let us read about National Pollution Control Day, why is it celebrated on 2 December and what are the measures taken by the Government to reduce pollution.

World AIDS Day 2019: Origin and Evolution of AIDS

Nov 30, 2019
We all know that AIDS is a disease whose cure has not yet been discovered. It damages the cells of the human system. Therefore, World AIDS Day is observed every year on 1 December to raise awareness, educate and develop understanding of HIV as a global public health problem. Have you ever thought about the origin of AIDS? First time when and where it emerged? Let us find out!

World AIDS Day 2019: Current Theme, History and Key facts

Nov 30, 2019
World AIDS Day is observed on 1 December annually to raise awareness about AIDS/HIV, and to educate people globally. Let us read more about World AIDS Day, its history, 2019 theme and some facts about AIDS/HIV.

List of Cricketers who have scored 10,000 runs in Test Matches

Nov 28, 2019
Scoring 10,000 runs in the test cricket is like a dream for every test match playing cricketer. Sachin Tendulkar has the world record of playing the highest number of test matches i.e. 200 in his cricket career. As of now,13 cricketers have scored more than 10,000 runs in the test cricket. Indian Sunil Gavaskar was the first player who scored 10,000 runs in Test matches.

Important Days and Dates in 2019: National and International

Nov 28, 2019
Days and month wise National and International important Days in 2019 are clubbed together to know more about India and World events celebrated across the globe with a particular theme. Why these days are important? Let’s have a look!

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