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Dussehra 2019: 10 amazing facts about Ravana

Oct 7, 2019
Ravana is remembered as a demon king with ten heads and twenty hands. According to Hindu mythology, Ravana kidnapped Sita whom Rama defeated and killed in a battle at Lanka. The real name of Ravana is Dasamukha. His parents were Visravasa and Kaikasi. Let us read some interesting facts about Ravana on the occasion of Dussehra.

What is e-Cigarette and why is it banned in India?

Oct 7, 2019
e-Cigarette (electronic cigarette) is a device that looks like an ordinary cigarette. The exterior of the e-cigarette is made similar to cigarettes and cigars. An electronic cigarette is a battery-powered device that converts the nicotine solution into a mist that can be inhaled into the lungs. E-cigarette does not contain tobacco.

National Register of Citizenship (NRC): All You need to know

Oct 7, 2019
National Register of Citizenship (NRC)updation is creating political havoc in the country.This NRC is being updated in the Assam and the ruling NDA government is planning to update the NRC throughout the country.Let us read this article to know full detail of the National Register of Citizenship (NRC.

10 Interesting and Unknown Facts about Sardar Sarovar Dam

Oct 5, 2019
Sardar Sarovar Dam is built on Narmada river near Navagam in Gujarat, India. It is world's second biggest concrete gravity dam after America's Grand Coulee. Let us read some interesting and unknown facts about Sardar Sarovar Dam.

Rohit Sharma: Records in International Cricket

Oct 5, 2019
Rohit Sharma is one of the best batsman of the present era. Currently he is at the second rank in the ICC ODI ranking.A t the age of 32 years Rohit has scored 13,017 runs with the help of 3 double centuries, 36 centuries and 69 half centuries in the all formats of the International cricket.

11 Unknown and Interesting facts about IRCTC

Oct 5, 2019
The fullform of IRCTC is Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited. In 1999, it was incorporated under the Ministry of Railways to upgrade and professionalise catering services for Indian Railways and to promote tourism via Railways across the country. Let us have a look at some interesting and unknown facts about IRCTC.

Virat Kohli's ODI Centuries:Complete List

Oct 5, 2019
Virat Kohli has scored 68 centuries in international cricket comprises of 43 centuries in One Day Internationals (ODI)and 25 centuries in Test cricket. Kohli has scored 20,000+ runs in the international cricket which comprises of 11520 runs in the ODIs, 6769 runs in the Test cricket and 2450 runs in the T-20 matches.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2023: Schedule, Teams and Venues

Oct 3, 2019
There are 12 ICC World Cups have been played so far. England & Wales have hosted the cricket World Cup 5 times and manage to won just one tournament so far. India has hosted the Cricket World Cup 3 times in association with three other countries but now the India will host the Cricket World Cup 2023 alone.

10 Interesting facts about Vande Bharat Express

Oct 3, 2019
Vande Bharat Express or Train 18 is fully manufactured in India and is India’s first semi-high-speed train. It is running from New Delhi to Varanasi and will cover the journey in 8 hours. Now on 3 October, 2019 this train is being flagged off from Delhi to Katra by the Home Minister Amit Shah.

Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates 2019

Oct 1, 2019
Nobel Prize award was first conferred in 1901. It is based on the fortune of Alfred Nobel who was a chemist, engineer, inventor and entrepreneur. Let us find out the list of Noble Prize Laureates who received Nobel Prize in the year 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016.

20 Inspirational and Famous Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

Sep 30, 2019
Mahatma Gandhi full name is Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. He played a crucial role in freedom struggle of India. His powerful political tools were Satyagraha and non-violence who had inspired other political leaders around the world. He was also a good writer. Here in this article we are giving some inspirational and famous quotes of Mahatma Gandhi.

20 Interesting and Unknown Facts about Mahatma Gandhi

Sep 30, 2019
Mahatma Gandhi was born on 2 October, 1869 Porbandar, Gujarat. He is the father of Indian independence movement. He has been a subject of deep study in India and outside. Let us read 20 interesting facts about Mahatma Gandhi.

Mahatma Gandhi Biography: Family, History, Movements and Facts

Sep 30, 2019
Mahatma Gandhi is also known as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. He played an important role in India's freedom struggle. He worked diligently using his concept of Satyagraha to end the British rule in India as well as to improve the lives of India’s poor people. Let us have a look about Mahatma Gandhi's life, movements, famous quotations written by him etc.

10 Lesser known facts about Bhagat Singh

Sep 28, 2019
Bhagat Singh was born on 28 September, 1907. He was also known as Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh. He is one of the youngest freedom fighter who was hanged at the young age. In this article we are presenting some unknown facts about Bhagat Singh and his revolutionary life which not only inspires but also influence others.

National Security Guard: History, Functions and Operations

Sep 26, 2019
The National Security Guard (NSG) was formed on September 22, 1986 to save the country from terror activities. NSG was formed on the pattern of the GSG-9 of Germany and SAS of the United Kingdom. The National Security Guard (NSG) comes under the control of Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.

Why India's highest Cinema award given in the name of Dadasaheb Phalke?

Sep 25, 2019
Dadasaheb Phalke is known as the 'father of Indian Cinema'. He had made India's first full-length feature film Raja Harishchandra (1913). Do you know why India's highest Cinema award is given in the name of Dadasaheb Phalke? Let us find out!

List of The Best FIFA Men's Player o the Year

Sep 24, 2019
The Best FIFA Football Awards presented annually by the sport's governing body, FIFA, between 1991 and 2015. The winner of this award is decided by the captains of international teams, Coaches and media representatives on the basis of performance of the players in the previous calendar year. Lionel Messi has been selected for Best FIFA Men's Player o the Year Award 2019.

What is the Sensex and how is it calculated?

Sep 23, 2019
The term 'Sensex' was given by stock market analyst Deepak Mohoni and it is made from combination of two words Sensitive and Index. The Sensex measures the stock prices of 30 listed companies of the Bombay Stock Exchange. The main reason behind fluctuation in the Sensex is the up and down in the share price of top 30 companies.

4 Different ways to contact the Prime Minister Office (PMO) of India

Sep 20, 2019
Everyone wants to meet or contact the Prime Minister of India for various reasons. And so, to fulfil the aspiration of the people and to generate direct contact with the public, the Prime Minister's Office has started several online and offline services. Let us find out the ways to communicate with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and PMO.

DigiLocker: Online documents storage facility

Sep 18, 2019
DigiLocker is an online documents storage facility provided by the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY), Government of India under its Digital India initiative. A user can upload its all the essential scanned documents/certificates like RC, driving license, vehicle registration, PAN card, academic documents etc. This storage facility provides space up to 1GB space to each account holder.

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