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Priyanka Gandhi Biography: Family, Education and Political Life

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Priyanka Gandhi or Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is a member of Indian National Congress. She is currently serving as a General Secretary of AICC in charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh. She resembles like her grand-mother Indira Gandhi. Let us study about Priyanka Gandhi in detail, biography, her family, education, political life etc.

Holi 2019 Festival of Colors: History, importance and Celebrations

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Entire country wears a cheerful look when it is time for Holi festivity. Market places get abuzz with bustles as frenzied shoppers start making provisions for the festival.

Manohar Parrikar Biography: Family, Education, Political Life and Awards

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Manohar Parrikar was a politician, leader of BJP, member of RSS and a CM of Goa. He died due to pancreatic cancer at his hometown Panaji, Goa. Let us study biography of Manohar Parrikar, his family, education, Political Life, Awards conferred to him etc. through this article.

Pramod Sawant: 10 Interesting facts about CM of Goa

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Pramod Sawant is an Ayurvedic doctor, agriculturist and is a Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly. He likes doing social work, to help poor people etc. After the death of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, BJP has put forward the name of Pramod Sawant as a new CM of Goa. Do you know about Pramod Sawant in detail? Let us study through this article.

List of countries and their national games

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Any sports which is designated as the national sport of a country either on the basis of the popularity of the game on the basis of its historical connect from that country. In this article, we have listed the national games of the countries which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Important Days in March 2019: National and International Days

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List of important National and International Days in March 2019 with festivals, events and their significance is given in this article which will enhance your knowledge and also help in the preparation of several competitive examinations.

What is Napoleonic Code?

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Napoleon Bonaparte was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars. In this article, we have discussed about the Napoleonic Code which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What are the Defence Capabilities of India?

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India has a total of 1.4 million active army and 11.55 reserve army, as well as 20 lac Paramilitary forces. According to the World Economic Forum, Indian defense budget was $ 67 billion in 2017. In this article we have analysed India's military power.

List of Famous Indian mathematicians from Ancient to Modern India

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Mathematics is the study of topics such as quantity (numbers), structure, space and change. The Aryabhata, Brahmagupta, Mahāvīra, Bhaskara II, Madhava of Sangamagrama and Nilakantha Somayaji are classical Indian mathematician whose contribution made immortal. Here, we are giving the list of Indian mathematicians from Ancient to Modern India with their contribution.

Do You Know Why International Date Line is not straight?

Mar 14, 2019
International Date Line marks the place where each day officially begins. At the international date line, the west side of the line has been always one day ahead of the East side, no matter what time of day it is when the line crossed.

Indian Constitution: Parts, Schedules and Articles at a Glance

Mar 14, 2019
World's lengthiest written constitution had 395 articles in 22 parts and 8 schedules at the time of commencement. Now Constitution of India has 448 articles in 25 parts and 12 schedules. There are 101 amendments have been made in the Indian constitution uptp 2016.

List of all Five Year Plans of India

Mar 14, 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.

How Indian Diplomacy trapped the Pakistan?

Mar 14, 2019
In the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack, India has launched a lot of diplomatic actions against Pakistan. As of now Pakistan is being pressurised by all countries of the world as well as International institutions. Pakistan is being included in the grey list of financial action task force for allowing terror funding from its soil and its external debt is increasing rapidly.

World Kidney Day 2019: Theme, History, Significance and Facts

Mar 14, 2019
World Kidney Day is celebrated annually on the second Thursday in March. Kidneys are an important organ in our body as the function of kidney is to remove waste products and excess fluid from the body. Let us study about World Kidney Day in detail with theme of 2019, history, objective behind its celebration, significance, types of kidney disease etc. through this article.

Azim Premji Biography: Family, Net Worth, Foundation and Awards

Mar 14, 2019
Azim Premji is an Indian Business tycoon, investor, philanthropist and a chairman of Wipro Limited. He is a generous billionaire and first person in India who has signed The Giving Pledge. Let us study Azim Premji, his biography, education, family, career, net worth, foundation, awards and honours etc. through this article.

Can Indian Government repay the External Debt by Printing New Currency?

Mar 14, 2019
Indian government had debt of 529 billion dollar by March 2018 which further reduced to 510.4 billion dollar in December 2018. Now the question arises whether the government of India can print more money to repay this debt or not? Let’s read this article and know the all consequences of printing more money.

Pi Day 2019: Invention, History and Interesting Facts

Mar 14, 2019
Pi day is observed on 14 March annually and also on this date Albert Einstein was born. It was founded in 1988 by a physicist Larry Shaw. In mid 18th century pi has also been represented by the Greek letter π. Let us study more about pi, its history, invention and some interesting facts about it.

What is National Highway and Expressway in India?

Mar 13, 2019
Highways and expressways are common terms we use most of the time and also travel across them. But do you know what is highway and expressway, what is the difference between them. Also, which is the longest and shortest highway in India, what are their features etc? Let us study through this article.

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

Mar 13, 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.

Why does Indian Cricketer's jersey has three stars above BCCI Logo?

Mar 13, 2019
The BCCI logo is derived from the emblem of the “Order of the Star of India”; the British Raj emblem during the colonial period. “Order of the Star of India award” was started in 1861 by the Queen Victoria to please their loyal princes and kings of India during the 1857 war.

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