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List of the Major Deserts of the World

May 26, 2017
Deserts are found in the arid and semi-arid parts o the Earth’s surface. They are mainly found on the sub-tropical high pressure belt region where the subsidence of air and the inversion of temperature take place. Here, we are giving the list of the Major Deserts of the World dealing with the concept behind its formation, the typology and deserts around the world will enhance the general awareness of the readers.

What is e-Sanad and why it is launched

May 26, 2017
‘e-Sanad’ is an initiative for digitization of the certificates started by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), in association with two other ministries. This initiative started with ‘Parinam Manjusha’ on May 24, 2017.

List of amazing facts about the Solar System and its Planets

May 25, 2017
There are about 100 billion galaxies in the universe and the Milky Way Galaxy is one of it in which our Solar System exists. The Sun is the originator of the Solar System, which eventually is also a star, is the source of light and energy. Here, we are giving the list of amazing facts about the Solar System and its Planets that gives a general awareness to the readers.

How the pre-monsoon rain became the boon of India's markets and Farmers!

May 23, 2017
India is a land of diverse range of climatic condition ranging from tropical in south, temperate and alpine in the Himalayan region, whereas some part of north-western part remains dry (Thar Desert) and some parts like Sunderban Delta, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and the Gulf of Kutch in Gujarat are characterised by mangrove vegetation. Hence, it very difficult to generalised the India’s diverse geographic level, and its wide range of weather. Let's find out, how pre-monsoon brings blessings and happiness to the India's markets and Farmers.

Naxalism and its Causes

May 23, 2017
The term Naxalism derives its name from the village Naxalbari of West Bengal. It is originated as rebellion against local landlords who bashed a peasant over a land dispute. This rebellion was under the leadership of Kanu Santhal and Jagan Sanyal with an objective of rightful redistribution of the land to working peasants which was initiated in 1967.

Socio-Religious Reform Movements and Reformers in India: A Complete Overview

May 17, 2017
The dawn of the 19th century witnessed the birth of new vision- a modern vision among some enlightened sections of the Indian society. This enlightened vision was to shape the course of events for decades to come and even beyond. Here, we are giving a complete overview on the Socio-Religious Reform Movements and Reformers in India that will enhance the knowledge of readers to understand, how Indian Society transformed after reform movements.

What is Benami Property and what does the law say about it?

May 15, 2017
The property which is held by a person in the name of other person but the price has been paid by someone else or somebody uses his/her name to allow someone to buy any house, land or any other property. Moreover, making fixed deposits in bank accounts by other names is also considered a Benami property.

H-1B Visa: Process & Interview Questions

May 12, 2017
H-1B Visa is a kind of non immigrant Visa provided for immigration to United States of America under the Section 101 (15) of the Immigration and Nationality Act of the USA. According to the present American laws, within a year, only 65000 individuals can be granted the H-1B visa.

How much does one minute of a Parliament session cost?

May 12, 2017
Members of Parliament are representative of public to put their problems in front of the leaders of the country. But recent disruption during winter session of the parliament caused the loss of Rs. 144 crore or Rs. 2.5 lakhs/minute to the exchequer. So this wastage of public money raised a serious question on the functioning of the parliament.

Interesting facts about Earth’s Hydrosphere

May 10, 2017
The Hydrosphere is a combination of mass of water and the Earth's hydrosphere is made of oceans, lakes and rivers, glaciers, ice caps and icebergs. Here, we are giving interesting facts about Earth’s Hydrosphere for enhancing the knowledge of aspirant who are preparing for different competitive exams.

How to withdraw money from provident fund without consent of employer?

May 10, 2017
Usually 12% of Basic Salary is being deducted from employee’s monthly salary and the same amount is being paid by the company. The main objective of EPF deduction from employee’s salary is to provide financial security to employees at the time of retirement. Ministry of Labour renders the interest at the rate 7% to 9% annual on the EPF amount.

Summary on Ilbary Dynasty of Delhi Sultanate

May 8, 2017
The Ilbary Dynasty of Delhi Sultanate was the first Dynasty of Delhi Sultanate and the various historians designated as the Slave Dynasty or the Mameluq Dynasty or the Ilbari Dynasty. Here, we are giving a complete Summary on the Ilbary Dynasty of Delhi Sultanate which can be used as revision capsule by the aspirants of different competitive examinations.

Thalassemia Disease: Causes, Symptoms and Preventions

May 8, 2017
Thalassemia is a genetic blood disorder. People suffering from this disease not able to make enough haemoglobin and also suffers from anaemia. On every 8th May World Thalassemia Day is celebrated to increase the awareness about the disease throughout the world. This article deals with the symptoms, prevention measures, why Thalassemia Day is celebrated etc.

Which benefits and rights you are entitled to at Petrol Pumps in India?

Apr 27, 2017
There are more than 58000 petrol pumps in India out of which 95% belong to Government oil company viz. India Oil Corporation, Bharat Petroleum, Hindustan Petroleum. There would be very few people among us who have never been deceived at petrol pumps. In this article we are explaining some rights i.e. free air pressure, free Drinking water, First aid box, Toilets etc. entitled to common men at the Petrol pumps.

10 interesting facts about Human Brain

Apr 26, 2017
Brain is located inside the skull of the head and is protected by a bony structure in the skull called cranium. It is the command center of the nervous system. It receives input from the sensory organs and sends output to the muscles. This article deals with some interesting facts about the brain, which may be you don’t have studied till now.

Cultural History Vijaynagar Empire: Architecture, Literature & Art

Apr 21, 2017
The Vijaynagar Empire was founded by Harihara and Bukka in AD 1336 and made Hastinavati (Hampi) as the capital city. They ruled over Andhra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and parts of Kerala in southern India. Here, we are giving the gist of the cultural history of Vijaynagar Empire that will refine the knowledge about how architecture, art, music and literature developed under this kingdom.

What are the Benefits of Plastic Notes in the Indian Economy

Apr 14, 2017
In the presence of parallel economy and lesser life of the paper currency notes, the Reserve Bank of India has decided to circulate plastic notes of Rs. 10 denomination in the five cities i.e. Mysore, Kochi, Jaipur, Shimla and Bhubneshwar on trial basis.

10 cruellest kings in human history

Apr 12, 2017
Human history is full of unique people- some people are remembering for their humanity concern and some people are remembering for their inhuman action. Here, we are giving 10 cruellest kings who are remembering for their brutality, evil act and their whim of action that causes fear factor to the human civilisation.

5 Facts that you don’t know about the Infinity Symbol

Apr 12, 2017
Various theories or ideas are propounded for the existence of the symbol Infinity but that time it considered as a philosophical concept. This article deals with some facts related to the Infinity symbol like who had discovered this concept, when it was discovered, first time when it was used, how it was used etc.

15 Interesting facts about Statue of Liberty

Apr 10, 2017
The Statue of Liberty was a gift of the French people to the Americans on the commemoration of American Independence on July 4, 1776. The Statue was completed in France in July 1884 and arrived in New York Harbor in June 1885 onboard the French frigate "Isere."

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