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All about World’s Only Hanging Monastery

May 4, 2018
The World’s Only Hanging Monastery i.e. Hanging Temple or Hanging Monastery or Xuankong Temple is situated near Mount Heng in Hunyuan County, Datong City, Shanxi province, China. It was built around 1500 years ago under the reign of the Wei Dynasty. Here, we are giving some Amazing Fact about the World’s Only Hanging Monastery for general awareness (GK).

Buddhist Mudras, Hand Gestures and their Meaning

Apr 30, 2018
The symbolic gestures (Mudras) through iconography of Buddha image to evoke particular ideas during Buddhist meditation or rituals. In Indian sculptural art, images are the symbolic representations of divinity whose origin and end is expressed through the religious and spiritual beliefs.

Why animal’s eyes shine in the dark: Scientific Reason

Apr 27, 2018
You may have noticed that some animal's eyes shine in the night. It is because of different eye structure. At the back of the retina of their eyes a layer is present which reflect the light and able them to see in dark also. Let us study through this article what is the name of the layer present in the eyes of animals that make them shine in the dark.

10 amazing facts about Mahadevi Varma

Apr 27, 2018
Mahadevi Varma was born on 26 March 1907 in Farrukhabad Uttar Pradesh, India. She is a famous poet of Hindi language, social worker, freedom fighter etc. She devoted her entire life to the education and development of women. Let's study 10 interesting facts about Mahadevi Varma through this article.

A Brief history on the relationship between North and South Korea

Apr 27, 2018
The Combative relationship between North Korea and South Korea is always hot ball discussion in geopolitics. It can be traced all the way back to the Korean War (1950 –1953), which resulted the division of the Korean peninsula along the 38th parallel.

What research says about Hand Dryers?

Apr 26, 2018
Hand dryer is a machine which is used in public toilets to dry wet hands. But is it safe to use, is it harmful to our health or not? Let us study from the researches done by various researchers regarding the hand dryer through this article.

What is the Nuclear Doctrine of India?

Apr 26, 2018
India adopted its Nuclear Doctrine in 2003. The basic principle of India's Nuclear Doctrine is "No First Use". According to this doctrine, nuclear weapons will only be used in retaliation against a nuclear attack on Indian Territory or on Indian forces anywhere. As per a secret estimation; India has around 110-130 nuclear weapons whereas Pakistan has 130-150 nuclear weapons.

Top 10 Oldest People on the Earth

Apr 23, 2018
As per United Nations World Population, the worldwide average life expectancy at birth was 70.5 years (68 years and 4 months for males and 72 years and 8 months for females). But here are 10 people in the world who have beaten the record of longevity through their life-style, consciousness and nutritional management.

What is the Gujral Doctrine of India?

Apr 23, 2018
Gujral Doctrine is considered a milestone in India's foreign policy. It was rendered by Mr. Inder Kumar Gujral, the Minister of External Affairs in H. D. Deve Gowda Government in 1996. This theory says that "India" as a bigger country of South Asia should give one-sided concession to her small neighbours and have cordial relations with them.

What is TRP and how is it calculated?

Apr 19, 2018
TRP is known as Television Rating Point. It shows the rating of the TV channel and the serial viewed most. Let us study through this article, what is TRP, what is TRP rating, what is the effect on the program or the channel of TRP and how it is calculated etc.

14th Finance Commission: Share of States in the Union Tax Revenue

Apr 17, 2018
Article 280 of the Indian Constitution requires the composition of the Finance Commission in every five years. The 14th Finance Commission of India is constituted in the chairmanship of the former RBI governor Mr. Y.V. Reddy for the period of April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2020. The 14th Finance Commission has recommended a record 10% increase in the states' share in the Union taxes revenue to 42%.

Do you know the Flag Code of India, 2002

Apr 16, 2018
The display of National Flag is governed by the provisions of the Emblems and Names (Prevention of Improper Use) Act, 1950 and the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971. The Flag Code of India, 2002 is an attempt to bring together all such laws, conventions, practices and instructions regarding the display of National Flag of India.

Top 10 Biggest Aeroplanes in the World

Apr 11, 2018
The dream of flying not only rides in the sky but to the other planets and satellite as well. Now, we are planning to reach to the surface of the Sun. In this article, we are giving the name top 10 Biggest Aeroplanes in the World for general awareness.

List of Extinct Species of Marine Reptiles

Apr 10, 2018
Marine reptiles are cold-blooded vertebrate covered in special skin made up of scales, bony plates, or a combination of both which have become secondarily adapted for an aquatic or semiaquatic life in a marine environment. In this article, we are giving the list of Extinct Species of Marine Reptiles which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Why are mosquito bites so itchy?

Apr 10, 2018
Have you ever noticed that when mosquito bites, it seems like nothing happened, but after a while it becomes a red stain and it starts itching. Let us study through this article why mosquito bites are so itchy, is there any scientific reason behind it.

List of dignitaries allowed to fly National Flag on their vehicle

Apr 9, 2018
It is surprising to know that every Indian can’t fly the National Flag on their motor cars. There are only some dignitaries in our country is allowed to do so. This article is publishing the posts/names of all these dignitaries. The Flag Code of India, 2002 has listed the name of the dignitaries who can fly the National Flag on their cars, whenever they consider it necessary or advisable.

8 Interesting Facts about Commonwealth Games

Apr 6, 2018
The Commonwealth is the intergovernmental organization of those countries which were part of the British Empire. Currently the Commonwealth is a voluntary association of 53 independent and equal sovereign states. The Commonwealth was formed on 28 April 1949 through the London Declaration. The first Commonwealth Games were held in the city of Hamilton in Canada in 1930.

What is Mind-reading machine?

Apr 5, 2018
Mind reading machine refer to the Interpretation of human thought/cognition by brain activity without depending on speech or action. It can also predict the mental state or human behavior.

What is International Solar Alliance?

Apr 4, 2018
International Solar Alliance or ISA consists of 121 countries.ISA consists of most of those countries which are located between the tropic of cancer and tropic of Capricorn. These countries are located at the shortest distance from the Sun that is why solar energy is available in these quantities throughout the year. ISA's goal is to produce 1 trillion watt (1000 GW) of solar energy by 2030. ISA headquarter will be located in Gurgaon (Haryana).

When a chess player is called Grand Master?

Apr 3, 2018
The title of Grand Master is given by the World Chess Federation or FIDE. Grandmaster is the highest title a chess player can achieve. Currently there are, 1594 chess players all over the world have been awarded the title of Grand Master, out of which 1559 are male and only 35 are women. The World Chess Federation has awarded the title of Grand Master only to just 0.3% players registered with it.

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