General Knowledge for Competitive Exams

Read: General Knowledge | General Knowledge Lists | Overview of India | Countries of World

World Environment Day 2021: 7 Schemes Launched by the Government Towards a Greener and Cleaner India

Jun 4, 2021
World Environment Day is observed every year on June 5. The World Environment Day theme 2021 is 'Ecosystem Restoration'. Pakistan will host World Environment Day 2021. This article describes the schemes launched by the Government towards a greener and cleaner India. 

New Alpine Plant Species in India: Know all about Cremanthodium indicum discovered in Arunachal Pradesh

Mar 18, 2021
New Alpine Plant Species has been discovered in India. It is called Cremanthodium indicum and it has been observed in Arunachal Pradesh. Know all about the species, the discovery and other details here

Explained: Carbon Watch- India's first Mobile App to assess individual carbon footprint

Feb 24, 2021
Explained below is the Carbon Watch which is India's first App to know one's own carbon footprint. Know about its structure, uses and other details here

Ocean Noise: What is the impact of Oceanic Noise Pollution on the Marine Ecosystem?

Feb 22, 2021
In the article below learn about Oceanic Noise Pollution, what is the impact of Noise Pollution on the Marine Ecosystem, its solutions and the latest updates

Explained: National Marine Turtle Action Plan

Feb 17, 2021
Marine mega fauna stranding guidelines and National Marine Turtle Action Plan has been released by MoEF & CC. Know about the new additions in the act here

Why the year 2020 is declared as the 'Arrival of the Green Future'?

Feb 3, 2021
The 2020s will turn out to be a decade where the world will be entering a new realm of clean and free energy, thereby stopping the destruction and pollution caused by fossil fuels. 

What is Biodiversity? Know the difference between In Situ and Ex Situ conservation

Jan 19, 2021
Biodiversity forms the foundation of the vast array of ecosystem services that critically contribute to human well-being. Know the difference between in-situ and ex-situ conservation

India's first Pollinator Park opens in Uttarakhand's Haldwani: Here's all you need to know

Jan 5, 2021
In a bid to conserve pollinators, India's first 'Pollinator Park' opened in Uttarakhand's Haldwani (Nanital district) on 29 December 2020 and is spread over 4 acres of land.

Public Wi-Fi Access Network Interface (PM-WANI): Objectives, Process, Significance, and Benefits

Dec 10, 2020
The Union Cabinet led by PM Modi has approved the setting up of public Wi-Fi networks across the length and breadth of the country called as PM WANI- Know about its significance, benefits, objectives and other details here

Indian Peacock Softshell Turtle: Know all about the endangered species here

Dec 2, 2020
An Indian Peacock soft-shell turtle has been rescued from Silchar's fish market in Assam- Know all the details about the IUCN Red List vulnerable species here. Check out the details on its habitat, the endangered criteria and its significance here

China's new dam on Brahmaputra River: All you need to know about the Yarlung Zangbo river hydropower project

Nov 30, 2020
The authorities of China have given the go-ahead for the construction of the first downstream dam on the lower reaches of the river Yarlung Zangbo in Tibet (Brahmaputra), 30 km away from the India-China border along the Arunachal Pradesh. 

Bhubaneswar became the first Indian city to get an ISO 9001:2015 Certification: All you need to know

Nov 25, 2020
The capital city of Odisha, Bhubaneswar became the first Indian city to get an ISO (International Organization for Standardization) 9001:2015 Certification for 'Faecal Sludge and Septage Management (FSSM) services'. 

Jim Corbett National Park the Paradise of Tigers: A Fact File

Jul 31, 2020
The Jim Corbett National Park was named after the Edward James Corbett a British hunter, tracker, naturalist, and author. This national park is located in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. Read this article to know many facts about this park.

What is the meaning of Biodiversity in simple words?

May 22, 2020
International Day for Biological Diversity 2020 is observed on 22 May every year. ‘Biological diversity’ is the number and types of plants and animals that exist in a particular region or in the world. In this article, we have explained the types and meanings of the ‘Biological diversity’.

MHA's withdrawal of compulsory wage payment: All you need to know

May 20, 2020
MHA on compulsory wage payment: Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has withdrawn its previous order dated March 29, where it directed the employers to pay full wages to the workers even if the companies are closed due to the lockdown. 

12 Next   

Jagran Play
रोमांचक गेम्स खेलें और जीतें एक लाख रुपए तक कैश

Register to get FREE updates

  • All Fields Mandatory
  • (Ex:9123456789)
  • Please Select Your Interest
  • Please specify

  • ajax-loader
  • A verifcation code has been sent to
    your mobile number

    Please enter the verification code below

Get App