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11th National Voters' Day 2021: Current Theme, History and Significance

Jan 25, 2021
11th National Voters' Day 2021: It is observed on 25 January to highlight the importance of voting and every vote. This day also marks the foundation of the Election Commission of India. Let us read more about National Voters' Day, 2021 theme, history, and significance.    

Why is Army Day Celebrated in India?

Jan 15, 2021
Army Day 2021: It is observed on 15 January every year in India, in recognition of Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa's taking over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from General Sir Francis Butcher, the last British Commander-in-Chief of India.

Why is Pongal Festival celebrated?

Jan 14, 2021
Pongal festival 2021: It is the harvest festival of Tamil Nadu that falls in the month of Thai (January-February season).  The uniqueness of the festival reminds us of the importance of natural resources, especially when the entire world is battling environmental change.    

Why is Makar Sankranti celebrated?

Jan 13, 2021
Makar Sankranti 2021: It is also known as Uttarayan and has its own historical and religious significance in India. Let us read more about Makar Sankranti, how is it celebrated, history behind the festival, etc    

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2021: Theme, History, Significance and Key Facts

Jan 9, 2021
Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) 2021: It is observed once every two years to increase the engagement of the overseas Indian community with the Government of India and also focus on reconnecting them with their roots. Let us have a glimpse of Pravasi Bhartiya Divas and Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention 2021.

What is the difference between Judge and Magistrate?

Dec 30, 2020
Magistrates and Judges seem to be the same in the Judiciary but this is not true. There are differences especially in the nature of their powers. Let us study about Magistrate, Judge, and the differences between them.

“Act East Policy” of India: Meaning and Objectives

Dec 24, 2020
India’s ‘Act East’ policy is a diplomatic initiative to promote economic, strategic, and cultural relations with the vast Asia-Pacific region. The Act East policy is considered as the modern version of the "Look East Policy" which was launched in 1991 by then Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao. 

Farmer's Day 2020: The Birthday of Chaudhary Charan Singh

Dec 23, 2020
Kisan Divas or Farmer’s Day or Kisan Samman Divas is observed in India on the 23rd of December. This day symbolizes the birthday of Chaudhary Charan Singh-the fifth Prime Minister of the Indian Republic. Charan Singh served as the Prime Minister of India from 28 July 1979 to 14 January 1980. Let us read more about Farmer's Day.

What is DRDO's Airborne Early Warning and Control System (AEW&C)?

Dec 18, 2020
Airborne Early Warning and Control System (AEW&C) is a system of detecting & tracking enemy or hostile aircraft or UAVs and so forth. 

Top 10 Highest Mountains in the World

Dec 17, 2020
Highest mountains in the world is an important examination topic for the candidates preparing for UPSC, SSC, RRB, Bank PO/Clerk or any other government and competitive examinations. In this article, we have provided a list of the top 10 highest mountains in the world. 

List of players who have played slowest innings in Cricket

Dec 17, 2020
In this article, we have mentioned 10 players who have played slowest innings in Test Cricket, scoring minimum runs.

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel: Remembering The Man Behind United India On His 70th Death Anniversary

Dec 15, 2020
Shri Vallabhbhai Patel's full name was Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel. Vallabhbhai Patel is also known as the Sardar Patel and Iron Man. 15 December 2020 marks his 70th death anniversary.  

Indian Navy Day 2020: Why is it celebrated on 4 December?

Dec 4, 2020
Indian Navy played a crucial role during the Indo-Pakistan war of 1971 and started Operation Trident. To commemorate the attack and to accomplish the role of Naval force every year, Navy Day is celebrated on 4 December.  Let us have a look at how Navy Day is celebrated, the history of the Indian Navy and some interesting facts.      

Virat Kohli surpassed Sachin Tendulkar's record, becomes fastest to reach 12,000 ODI runs

Dec 2, 2020
In the third ODI against Australia, Virat Kohli surpassed Sachin Tendulkar to become the fastest player to reach 12,000 runs in ODIs. 

International Reports and India's Rank in various indexes 2019-2020

Dec 1, 2020
In this article, we have mentioned India's rank in various indexes in 2019-2020. These rankings are important examination topic for the candidates preparing for UPSC, SSC, RRB, Bank PO/Clerk or any other government and competitive examinations.

Lunar Eclipse on 30 November 2020: Here's what you need to know

Nov 30, 2020
Fourth and the last Lunar Eclipse or Chandra Grahan of the year 2020, which will be a penumbral one, will be witnessed on 30 November 2020 and will be visible from much of Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic and Arctic. 

Science & Tech Weekly Brief: Check out the top 5 events of past week here

Nov 27, 2020
Science and Technology Weekly Brief provides you with all the major updates of the past one week in the field of Science and Tech from an exam point of view.  Check out the latest events, know all major details in this field below. 

List of 10 fastest Centuries in ODIs

Nov 27, 2020
List of 10 fastest Centuries in ODIs: The fastest century in the ODI history was scored by AB de Villiers off 31 balls against West Indies 18 January 2015. New Zealand's Corey Anderson is on number two with a 36 ball century against West Indies on 1 January 2014 while Pakistan's Shahid Afridi Pakistan is on number three with his 37 ball century against Sri Lanka on 4 October 1996.

India vs Australia: List of ODI Records

Nov 27, 2020
Since 1980, a total of 138 ODI matches have been played between India and Australia. The Indian team has won 50 matches while 78 matches have been won by Australia. Read this article to know more interesting ODI records between India and Australia.

When and Why British first landed on Indian Territory

Nov 26, 2020
The arrival of Vasco da Gama in Calicut on May 20, 1498, opened a sea route from Europe to the East. After that India became the focal point of Europe's trade and also the realm of European ambitions. Here, we have provided an interesting glimpse into when and why British first landed on Indian Territory.

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