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National Sports Day 2020: History, Significance and a Tribute to Major Dhyan Chand

Aug 28, 2020
National Sports Day 2020: It is observed on 29 August to commemorate the birthday of Indian hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand. He was born on 29 August 1905 in the Prayagraj formerly Allahabad. Major Dhyan Chand was the captain of the Gold medal-winning Indian hockey team at the Berlin Olympics in 1936. Let us read more about National Sports Award, its history, significance, and about Major Dhyan Chand.

Chandrayaan-2, India's second Moon mission: All you need to know

Aug 21, 2020
Chandrayaan-2, India's second moon mission completed one year in an orbit around the moon. It was launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota India on 22 July, 2019. On 20 August, Chandrayaan-2 was successfully inserted into the lunar orbit. Let us read in detail about the Chandrayaan-2 mission.        

Sadbhavana Diwas 2020: 10 Interesting facts about Rajiv Gandhi

Aug 20, 2020
Sadbhavana Diwas 2020: On 20 August "Sadbhavana Diwas" is observed nation-wide. The theme of the day is to promote National Integration and Communal Harmony among people of all religions, languages, and regions. On the 76th birth anniversary, let us have a look at some interesting and unknown facts about the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.          

List of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award winners 2020

Aug 18, 2020
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award winners: For Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award star cricketer Rohit Sharma and decorated woman wrestler Vinesh Phogat were among the four athletes recommended for the country's highest sporting honour 2020. Rohit Sharma is the fourth cricketer who is chosen for this award. Let us have a look at the full list of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award winners.    

List of famous slogans of pre and post independent India

Aug 14, 2020
Inqilab Zindabad, 'Do or die' and Dilli Chalo are some famous slogans given by our freedom fighters to encourage our general public to fight against the cruel British rulers. On the occasion of 74th Independence Day, read these inspirational and powerful slogans. 

Independence Day 2020: 10 Forgotten Women Freedom Fighters of India

Aug 14, 2020
Independence Day 2020: In the struggle for India’s Independence from the colonial rule or British Raj contribution of the women can't be neglected.  They faced various tortures, exploitations, etc. to earn freedom for us. Let us have a look on 10 forgotten women freedom fighters of India.

Independence Day 2020: 18 Laws and Rights must be known to every Indian

Aug 14, 2020
Indian Independence Day 2020: Every year on 15 August Independence Day is celebrated in India with full enthusiasm. Indian Constitution has provided several rights to the people to protect their fundamental rights, but unfortunately, most people are not aware of their rights. On this occasion, we are providing some laws and the rights which not only protect people's interests but also ease their daily life.  

Independence Day in India 2020: National Anthem of India Facts at a Glance

Aug 14, 2020
Independence Day in India 2020: On 15 August every year India celebrates Independence Day and this year marks 74th Independence Day in the country. The National Anthem of India is “Jana Gana Mana" was originally written in Bengali by the Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore in 1911. Let’s have a look at interesting facts about the National Anthem of India.    

Happy Janmashtami 2020: History, Significance and Dahi Handi Celebration

Aug 12, 2020
Happy Janmashtami 2020: It is celebrated on 11 and 12 August this year. Janmashtami festival mark the birth of Lord Krishna who is lovingly known as Kanha. He is considered as one of the most powerful human incarnations of the Lord Vishnu. Dahi Handi is one of the most festive event of the Janmashtami celebration. Let us have a look at the story behind the Janmashtami festival celebration and about Dahi Handi.    

Enforcement Directorate (ED) and its major Functions

Aug 7, 2020
In 1956, Enforcement Directorate (ED) was established. Its Headquarters is situated at New Delhi. ED is responsible for enforcement of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (FEMA), and certain provisions under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002. Let us have a look at the major functions of ED.  

What is Uniform Civil Code?

Aug 5, 2020
Uniform Civil Code (UCC) is defined in our Constitution under Article 44 of Directive Principles of State Policy. It states that it is the duty of the state to secure for the citizens a Uniform Civil Code throughout the territory of India. In other words we can say that it means one country one rule. Let us find out more about Uniform Civil Code, its pros and cons.    

List of the 5th Generation Fighter Aircrafts

Aug 3, 2020
The beginning of the era of the 5th Generation Fighter Aircraft is attributed to the introduction of the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor in the US defence in 2005. There are many countries like India, China, Russia, Japan, Turkey, Europe, and South Korea are trying to build 5th Generation Fighter Aircrafts. Read this article to know the name of the Aircrafts developed/in development by these countries.

Gir National Park: Home of Asiatic Lion

Jul 31, 2020
Gir National Park (Gujarat) is the only place in the world where lions are found roaming in the forest. The Government had notified the large area of Sasan Gir as a wildlife sanctuary on 18th September 1965 in order to conserve the Asiatic Lion.

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.

Which Fighter jet is better between Rafale and Chengdu J-20 of China?

Jul 31, 2020
France has finally sent 5 Rafale jets to India. Now a debate has started that which country has the best fighter aircraft in the Asian continent. In this article, we will compare  Rafale and  Chengdu J-20 of China.

Today's day in history: 31st July

Jul 31, 2020
There are many events that have registered their name in the pages of history. In this article, we have published the list of the historical events that occurred on 31st July. On 31 July 1658, the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb declared himself the king of the Mughal empire, and on this day in 1933, Mahatma Gandhi left the Sabarmati Ashram forever.

Comparison between Rafale and F-16

Jul 30, 2020
USA had already given F-16 fighter aircraft to Pakistan. Now India also has received 5 Rafale fighter jets from France. Now people want to know which fighter aircraft is better Rafale or F-16? Let's compare the two.

Why is Gold Price Rising in India?

Jul 29, 2020
According to the World Gold Council, Indian household has around between 24,000 to 25,000 tonnes of gold. India's central bank RBI had purchased 40.45 tonnes of gold in the financial year 2019-20, which has now has a total reserve of 653 tonnes. Let us know in this article, why is the price of gold increasing in the country despite the huge storage of the Gold in India? 

Timeline of Babri Masjid - Ram Janmabhoomi Dispute Case

Jul 28, 2020
The Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhumi Disputes has proven to be sources of religious and political conflicts. The main issues were around the possession of the site because groups of Hindu organisation claim that Mosque was built after demolishing the temple and also the site to be the birthplace of the Hindu deity i.e. Rama whereas Muslim claims that the Mosque was never built after the demolition but with the help of the ruins of temples. Here, we are giving a complete timeline of the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi Dispute Case. 

What is ASEEM Digital Platform and Why is it started?

Jul 27, 2020
The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has introduced Artificial Intelligence based 'ASEEM' digital platform to bridge the gap between the demand-supply of skilled employees in various fields. The purpose of this portal is to provide employment opportunities to the skilled and non-skilled people who have returned to villages and India due to corona disease.

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