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Essential Commodities Act, 1955: Meaning, Objectives, and Punishment

Mar 27, 2020
The Essential Commodities Act, 1955 is a law which prohibits shopkeepers from storing and black marketing of essential commodities. Recently, the Central Government has notified order under the Essential Commodities Act to declare masks and hand sanitizers as Essential Commodities up to 30th June 2020. This notification will prohibit the black marketing and hoarding of these two essential commodities.

Delhi at a Glance: A City of National Monuments

Mar 26, 2020
Delhi is a union territory of India that has 70 assembly seats. It is considered among the richest UTs in India. The Gross State Domestic product (GSDP) of Delhi is Rs 7.80 trillion (US$ 108.06 billion). The per capita income of Delhi was Rs 3,89,143 in 2019-20.

What does A/F mean on a vehicle's number plate?

Mar 26, 2020
A / F is written on the number plate of many vehicles. Which means 'Applied for'. But do you know its meaning and reason? If not, let us know about its reason and meaning in this article.

List of Lt. Governors & Administrators of the Union Territories of India

Mar 25, 2020
Currently, India has 28 states and 8 Union Territories.Two new Union Territories of India are; Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir. Shri Girish Chandra Murmu is the first Lieutenant Governor of the J&K while Shri Radha Krishna Mathur is the new Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh. Read this article to know the list of all the Lieutenant Governors and Administrators of the Union Territories in India. 

Why are Ventilators important to fight COVID-19?

Mar 25, 2020
A ventilator is a machine that helps those patients who cannot breathe properly on their own due to any reason. It is also known as other names such as - Breathing machine or respirator or mechanical ventilator etc. Around 5% of COVID-19 patients need a ventilator to breathe properly.

What is ‘Meghalayan Age’ in Earth’s history?

Mar 24, 2020
Do you know that scientists have discovered a new age in the history of the Earth and named it after the name of India's Meghalaya? This has been called as ‘Meghalayan Age’. Let us study through this article what is the Meghalayan Age, how it has been calculated, etc.

What is the difference between Terminal, Junction and Central Station in Indian Railways?

Mar 24, 2020
Often you may have seen while travelling by train that there are terminal, junction and central station on the way. Have you ever tried to know what is the difference between them? What they stand for or why they are called by different names. Let us have a look!

What is Pasteurised milk? Is there any difference between Pasteurised and Homogenised milk?

Mar 24, 2020
The milk that we get from the nearby shops in the packet is known as pasteurised milk. But do you know what is pasteurisation, homogenisation, how pasteurised milk is prepared, is it beneficial for health or not etc. Let us have a look!

List of Chief Ministers of Madhya Pradesh

Mar 24, 2020
Shivraj Singh Chouhan takes oath as the new CM of Madhya Pradesh for the fourth time. The first Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh was Mr.Ravishankar Shukla. Read this article to know the list of all Chief Ministers of Madhya Pradesh.

COVID-19: What is the difference between Lockdown and Curfew?

Mar 24, 2020
Difference between the Lockdown and Curfew: During the curfew, all the essential services, schools, colleges, and markets are closed for a specific period of time but in lockdown, essential services, hospitals, ATMs and markets are not closed.

Railways Act to check e-Ticketing fraud in India

Mar 24, 2020
With the development of Railways, e-ticketing fraud is also increasing day by day. To prevent the Indian Railway Online Ticketing Scam, railways is mulling an amendment to the Railways Act, 1989 to include a provision of penalising those committing e-ticketing fraud. Let us study in detail.

Features of Smart Coaches in the Indian Railways

Mar 24, 2020
Railways play an important role in the life of everyone. Millions of people travel through it every day. In order to make travellers more comfortable in the journey, the Ministry of Railways has built a smart coach, which will provide many types of facilities. Let's study the features of the Smart Coach through this article.

COVID-19: What is Section 144 of the CrPC?

Mar 24, 2020
COVID-19 cases are rising all over the world and India is not left behind. On 24 March 2020, in India cases of COVID-19 rises 492 and 9 deaths are reported. Therefore, to counter the situation Section 144 of the CrPC is imposed in several districts of the states including Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, etc. Let us have a look in detail about Section 144 of the CrPC.        

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

Mar 23, 2020
Do you know about the ways to communicate with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and PMO? Let us find out!    

What is a Lockdown? Check what are the restrictions imposed during Lockdown?

Mar 23, 2020
Lockdown literally means; A situation in which people are not allowed to enter or leave a building or area freely due to an emergency. Private and public offices, private establishments, and public transport are completely closed during Lockdown. This is a temporary arrangement to the outbreak of an epidemic.

Martyr's Day (Shaheed Diwas) in India 2020: History, Significance and Facts

Mar 23, 2020
Martyr's Day or Shaheed Diwas in India is observed on several dates. 23rd March is remembered as the day when three brave freedom fighters namely Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Rajguru and Sukhdev Thapar were hanged by the British. Therefore, 23 March is observed as Martyr's Day or Shaheed Diwas to pay tribute to these three freedom fighters. Let us read more about it in detail.    

Official Languages in Indian Constitution

Mar 23, 2020
Official Languages in Indian Constitution: Article 345 of the Indian Constitution, provides constitutional recognition as "Official languages" of the union to any language adopted by a state legislature as the official language of that state.

Indian Constitution: Parts, Schedules and Articles at a Glance

Mar 23, 2020
Currently, the Constitution of India has 448 articles in 25 parts and 12 schedules. There are 104 amendments that have been made in the Indian constitution up to January 25, 2020. The very first amendment in the Indian Constitution was made in 1950.

What is Space Station and how many Space Stations are present in space?

Mar 20, 2020
The space station is a spacecraft, which support a human crew to stay in space for a long time. Would you like to know how space station work and at present how many space stations are there in the Earth's orbit? Readout this article.  

Important Days in March 2020: National and International Days

Mar 20, 2020
The name of March is dedicated to the Roman god of war, Mars. It is the first month of the earliest Roman calendar. Several events, festivals and important days of the national and international fall in March. Let us have a look at the list of events and important days that fall in March.    

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