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Pravasi Bharatiya Divas January 2019: History, Aim, Date and Facts

Jan 9, 2019
Pravasi Bharatiya Divas or NRI Day January 2019 will be celebrated at Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh to acknowledge the Indian Diaspora of Indian origin to share their experience, knowledge which can help in the development of the country. Since 2015 it is celebrated once in every two years. Why PBD is celebrated, who will be the Chief Guest in January 2019 of PBD convention, Venue of PBD conventions 2019 etc. are discussed in this article.

What is the Complete Process to open a Petrol Pump in India?

Jan 7, 2019
Government has made certain rules and regulations to ensure transparency in the allocation of the petrol pumps in the country. In this selection process two rounds of selection are made, if somebody qualifies in the first round only then he/she will be allowed to take part in the second round. In this article we are publishing detailed information about the entire process of opening new petrol pump in India.

Top 10 Longest Rivers in India

Jan 4, 2019
Rivers play an important role in the development of the country. India is a land of rivers and the Indian River system is classified into two part-Himalayan Rivers and Peninsular Rivers. In this article, we are giving the top 10 list of Longest Rivers in India along with their length, origin place, tributaries and place where they discharge their water which will strengthen the knowledge of reader who are preparing for the examinations like UPSC, State Services, IBPS, SBI, SCC, Railways etc.

Timeline of Babri Masjid - Ram Janmabhoomi Dispute Case

Jan 4, 2019
The Babri Masjid- Ram Janmabhumi Disputes has proven to be sources of religious and political conflicts. The main issues is moving around possession of 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 Babri Masjid - Ram Janmabhoomi Dispute Case to understand the issue, how and why the issues remain unsolved.

What is National E-Mobility Programme in India?

Jan 3, 2019
The National E-Mobility Programme is a type of environmental programme of India to create policy framework and charging infrastructure to ensure that 30% of the vehicles on road are electric vehicles, by 2030. In this article, we have explain the concept, aims and objectives of the National E-Mobility Programme in India which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

भारत में क्षेत्रवाद के उदय के क्या-क्या कारण हैं

Jan 3, 2019
क्षेत्रवाद एक राजनीतिक विचारधारा है जो किसी विशेष क्षेत्र, क्षेत्रों के समूह या अन्य उप-व्यावसायिक इकाई के राष्ट्रीय या आदर्शवादी हितों पर केंद्रित है। इनमें राजनीतिक विभाजन, प्रशासनिक विभाजन, सांस्कृतिक सीमाएँ, भाषाई क्षेत्र और धार्मिक भूगोल, जैसे अन्य मुद्दे शामिल हैं। इस लेख में हमने भारत में क्षेत्रवाद के उदय के कारकों के बारे में बताया है जो UPSC, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS और Railways जैसी प्रतियोगी परीक्षाओं की तैयारी कर रहे छात्रों के लिए बहुत ही उपयोगी है।

भारतीय क्रिकेट खिलाडियों की टी-शर्ट का नम्बर कैसे तय होता है?

Jan 3, 2019
भारतीय टीम के क्रिकेट खिलाड़ी किस नम्बर की टी-शर्ट पहनते हैं इसमें BCCI और ICC की कोई भूमिका नहीं है. भारत सहित विश्व के अन्य देशों के खिलाड़ी अपनी टी-शर्ट का नंबर खुद चुनते हैं. इसके लिए इंटरनेशनल लेवल पर किसी तरह के कोई दिशा निर्देश जारी नहीं किये गए हैं. वर्तमान में भारत की ओर से कोहली 18 नम्बर, धोनी 7 नम्बर और रोहित शर्मा 45 नम्बर की टी-शर्ट पहनते हैं.

List of all Five Year Plans of India

Jan 2, 2019
The concept of economic planning in India is derived from the Russia (then USSR). India has launched 12 five year plans so far. First five year plan was launched in 1951. Now the present NDA government has stopped the formation of five year plan. So 12th five year plan would be called the last five year plan of India.

Which Planet has highest Gravitational Force in Our Solar System?

Jan 2, 2019
The Milky Way Galaxy is our home galaxy in the universe because it consists of our Solar System. The celestial bodies revolves around the Sun, which includes 8 planets, 180 satellites, comets, meteors and asteroids, together constitute the Solar System. In this article, we have discussed that which Planet in Our Solar System has highest Gravitational Force which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of countries and their national games

Dec 28, 2018
The national games of the countries are considered to be important to the country or significant for its culture. Here, we are giving list of countries and their national games for both the sports lovers and aspirants of different competitive examinations.

Top 10 Countries with Highest Female Population

Dec 28, 2018
The natural “sex ratio at birth” is often considered to be around 105. This means that at birth on average, there are 105 males for every 100 females. Sex ratio can be defined as the ratio of males to females in a population. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 Countries with Highest Female Population on the basis of the report given by the United Nation Organisation and CIA “World Fact Book” on the world population by gender and female to male ratio.

Muslim Countries where Triple Talaq is banned

Dec 27, 2018
Currently, Indian society moving towards reformation whether it is social or religious matter. Triple Talaq is one of the current burning topics which are on the way of reformation. Here, we are giving the name of major Islamic countries where Triple Talaq is banned as per Current GK perspective.

What is Keystone Species?

Dec 26, 2018
The entire ecosystem is defined by the term Keystone species. In other words, we can say these species have played very important role in maintaining the structure of an ecological community. The concept of the keystone species was introduced in 1969 by the zoologist Robert T. Paine. In this article, we are giving origin and definition of the concept of the Keystone species which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Baba Amte- Life Achievement and Contribution as Social Activist

Dec 26, 2018
Murlidhar Devidas Amte is popularly known as 'Baba Amte' was Indian Social Activist who worked for the rehabilitation and empowerment of people suffering from leprosy. He often referred to as the last follower of Mahatma Gandhi because he worked towards Gandhi’s vision of India, alleviating the sufferings of thousands. In this article, we are giving the brief biography of the Baba Amte.

Green Accounting System- Objectives and Importance

Dec 24, 2018
Environmental Changes are a global problem which requires a global solution. It has potential to slow our economic growth. The Green accounting system is considered one of the important management systems to enable improvement of economic and environmental performance of a business firm. In this article, we are giving the meaning, objectives and importance of Green Accounting System which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Symbols of Christmas: Blast of celebration

Dec 24, 2018
Merry, merry Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!". Whenever we have thought in the back of the mind about the Christmas, we get a clear picture of the decoration of Christmas, melodies of Christmas Carol, Candles, Santa Claus, and Christmas tree and have a blast of celebration. But we never think why it became reason for celebration.

What are the impacts of Nitrogen Pollution?

Dec 24, 2018
Nitrogen constitutes 78% of Earth’s air. It is essential to exist life on earth but too much of everything is dangerous in the same way excess amount of nitrogen may be dangerous for soil, plants, living beings, etc. Let us study through this article about Nitrogen, its uses, nitrogen pollution, how it is caused, what are the impacts of nitrogen pollution etc.

List of Major Wetland Regions of the World

Dec 21, 2018
A wetland is a type of ecosystem which is inundated by water, either permanently or seasonally, where oxygen-free processes prevail. According to the Matthews and Fung estimation, the world has 7 to 9 million sq. km of wetland which is found in the tropical and subtropical regions. In this article, we are giving the list of Major Wetland Regions of the World which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Why is US Dollar considered as most strong Currency of the World?

Dec 20, 2018
In today’s world around 80% world trade take place in dollars. About 39% of the world's loans are given in US dollars and 65% dollar supply is used outside of the United States. It is surprising to see that most trading countries of the world accept payment in dollar. That's why foreign banks and countries demand dollar for international trade. Let us know through this article that why dollar is known as the strongest currency in the world?

10 Amazing facts about India’s first floating laboratory

Dec 18, 2018
Loktak Lake is the largest freshwater lake in Northeast India and is famous for the phumdis (heterogeneous mass of vegetation, soil and organic matter at various stages of decomposition) floating over it. The Manipur’s Forest and Environment Minister, Thounaojam Shyamkumar Singh inaugurated India’s first floating laboratory in Imphal on Feb 24 which will help to conserve the biome of the lake.

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