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15 Interesting Facts and History about Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK)

Sep 18, 2019
Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) is that part of Jammu & Kashmir state of India which Pakistan had invaded in 1947. Pakistan has divided POK into 2 parts i.e. Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. The area of Azad Kashmir is spread over 13,300 square kilometers (about 3 times of Indian Kashmir) and its population is about 45 lacs.

Do you know the security arrangements of the Prime Minister of India?

Sep 17, 2019
What type of security arrangements are provided to the Prime Minister of India, what is the role of Delhi Police in providing the security to the Prime Minister of India? Let us have a Look!

Full Moon or Harvest Moon 13 September, 2019: All you need to know

Sep 12, 2019
Full Moon of September is known as Harvest Moon or Full Corn Moon by the early North American farmers. On 13 September, 2019 i.e. Friday is coinciding with a Full Moon after 13 years. What is Full-Moon, Why it is called Harvest Moon? Let us find out!

History of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK)

Sep 12, 2019
Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (POK) historically belonged to the erstwhile princely state of Jammu and Kashmir which is integral part of India due to signing of "Instrument of Accession" but it is unlawfully occupied by the Pakistan in 1947.

What is the history of Ashes Series?

Sep 9, 2019
Ashes series is a test match series played between England and Australia since last 137 years. This series is played alternatively in these two countries at least once every two years.The Ashes series was started in 1882. Australia has won this series 34 times while England won it 32 times.

Chandrayaan-2, ISRO re-establishing communication link with Vikram Lander: All you need to know

Sep 9, 2019
Chandrayaan-2 is India's second moon mission which was unfortunately partially successful but still ISRO is trying to re-establish contact with the Vikram Lander. Let us read more about Chandrayaan-2 mission and what happened during the process of landing?

Chandrayaan 2 Vikram Lander: Why is landing focus on Moon’s South Pole?

Sep 9, 2019
India’s attempt to land a robotic spacecraft on moon’s South Pole seems failed on 7th September,2019. Initially, landing was smooth but later on the trajectory diverged from the planned path. Suddenly, the mission control room felt silent as communication from the lander was lost just above 2.1 kilometres away from the surface of the moon. Let us read more about it.

Water Management: Meaning, Statistics and Solutions

Sep 7, 2019
Water management is the management of water resources for the coming generations. Water is one the most crucial natural resource for the existence of the human beings. In India out of our total ground water availability we use 6% for domestic use and another 5% for industrial purpose the remaining 89% goes for Agriculture.

Salary of Chief Ministers of different States in India

Sep 6, 2019
Article 164 of the Indian Constitution envisages that the Chief Minister shall be appointed by the governor. As of now there are 28 states and 9 Union Territories (UTs) in our country. The Chief Minister (CM) of different states receives a monthly salary for their work. In this article we have published the information regarding the salary of all CMs in our country.

GK Questions and Answers: Central Vigilance Commission

Sep 6, 2019
Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is the main agency in preventing corruption in the central government. It was established by an executive resolution of the central government. We have published a quiz on the Central Vigilance Commission for the aspirants of the various competitive exams like UPSC,PSC, SSC etc.

Salary of Government Officials in India

Sep 6, 2019
The President of India is the first citizen of the country that is why he/she receives the highest salary in the country. The President of India receives Rs. 500,000 as basic salary plus other allowances fixed to President of India. The Vice-President of India is the second highest paid official in the country who receives Rs.400,000 plus other allowances fixed to Vice President of India.

P. Chidambaram: Biography, Qualification, Assets and Political Career

Sep 6, 2019
P. Chidambaram is an Indian politician of the Indian National Congress Party. Currently he is the Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha. He has served as the Finance Minister of India from 2004 to 2014. P. Chidambaram was elected for the first time to the Lok Sabha from the Sivaganga constituency of Tamil Nadu in general elections, 1984 from Congress Party Ticket.

Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan: 13 Interesting Facts about him

Sep 5, 2019
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was an academician, philosopher and one of the India's most renowned teachers of twentieth century. He was India's first Vice-President and second President of independent India. Do you know in India, every year 5 September is celebrated as Teachers' Day to commemorate the birth anniversary of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan? Let us read more about Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act 2019: Key Features and Penalties

Sep 5, 2019
Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act 2019 is being implemented in the country since September 1, 2019. This new act has increased fine for many offence to check the road accidents and improve the road safety in the country. Now driving without driving lisence will be fined Rs 5000 instead of Rs 500 earlier.

Supreme Court of India: Interesting and Unknown Facts

Sep 5, 2019
Supreme Court came into existence on 26 January, 1950 and is the apex court in India. It is located on Tilak Marg, New Delhi. It is a Constitutional body which is laid down in Part V of the Chapter V of the Constitution of India from Articles 124 to 147. Let us read some interesting and unknown facts about Supreme Court of India.

Mithali Raj: Biography, Cricket Records, Hobbies and Awards

Sep 4, 2019
Mithali Raj has scored 6,720 runs in the 203 international ODI matches at the average of 51.29 while in 10 test matches she has scored 663 runs which includes a double century a century and 4 half centuries. Mithali is the only lady cricketer who score 2000 runs in Twenty20 Internationals (T20I). Mithali has taken retirement from the T20I.

15 Unknown and Interesting facts about NASA

Sep 4, 2019
NASA is known as National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The main function of NASA is to provide unique scientific and technological achievements in human spaceflight, space science and several other space applications that have a huge impact on our nation and the world. Let us read some unknown and interesting facts about NASA.

Kulbhushan Jadhav: Biography and Full case details

Sep 4, 2019
Kulbhushan Yadav was born on 16 April 1970 and he is a retired Indian national who had served Indian navy between 1987 to 2001. Kulbhushan is in the custody of Pakistan since March 3, 2016. Pakistan claims that jadhav was spreading terrorism in the Balochistan province of Pakistan and spying for India's intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW).

Apache Helicopters in India: Function and its Significance

Sep 3, 2019
As we know that 8 Apache AH-64E attack helicopters that are US made were inducted into the IAF on 3 September, 2019. The ceremony took place at Pathankot Air Force Station and the Chief Guest was Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa. Let us read more about Apache helicopters, their function and significance.

Banking Merger in India: Meaning and Benefits

Sep 2, 2019
In the month of August 30, 2019, Finance Minister of India MS. Nirmala Sitharaman declared to merge 10 Public Sector Banks into 4 big banks. After this merger now the number of Public Sector Banks reduced to 12 from 27 of 2017.

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