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List of Known Galaxies in the Universe

1 day ago
The Universe is all of space and time and their contents, including planets, stars, galaxies, and all other forms of matter and energy. A galaxy is any of the systems of stars and interstellar matter that make up the universe. In this article, we are giving the top 10 list of Galaxies in the Universe which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What is the difference between A1 and A2 milk?

1 day ago
Have you ever heard of A1 and A2 milk? What kind of milk is this, do different cow produces A1 and A2 milk, what is the specialty of this milk, what are the benefits, side effects, what is the difference between A1 and A2 milk, etc. Let us find out through this article.

Interesting facts about Cyanide

3 days ago
Cyanide is a chemical that can be present in different forms. This is known as the most dangerous poison. Let us study through this article about cyanide poisoning, its impact, symptoms, are all cyanides are dangerous or fatal etc.

What is Tide, why it occurs and how it is important for human life?

3 days ago
Most of the people dreamed to have a unique tidal experience and hence, they are familiar with the terms low tide and high tide. Here, we are giving interesting fact about Tides, why it occurs and how it is important for human life for general awareness.

Top 10 Known Largest Exoplanets in the Universe

3 days ago
The Exoplanets are those planets which are located beyond the Solar system. The names of these exoplanets are adopted by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) by taking the name of its parent star and adding a lowercase letter. In this article, we are giving the top 10 list of Known Largest Exoplanets in the Universe which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Top 10 Most Dangerous Asteroids

Dec 7, 2018
The Universe comprises of everything that exists from the galactic super clusters to the tiniest sub-atomic particles and has a radius of about 46 billion light years with age about 13 to 15 billion years. Asteroids are rocky bodies’ up to 800 kilometres in diameter, although most are much smaller with diameter less than a kilometre. In this article, we are giving, the top 10 list of most dangerous asteroids which are potentially hazardous object to the Earth.

Why GSAT-11 India’s heaviest satellite was not launched from India?

Dec 7, 2018
Do you know the features of the GSAT-11 satellite, why it is different from the rest of the satellites of India, why it was launched from Ariane-5 rocket of Arianespace, French Guiana and not from India? Let's study through this article.

What is Super Blue Blood Moon?

Dec 7, 2018
A supermoon is a moon that is full when it is at its closest point in an elliptical orbit around the Earth and a total lunar eclipse or blood moon in which Earth's shadow upon the lunar eclipse gives it a reddish colour. This article deals with super blue blood moon, its features and significance.

Why is India Constructing Strategic Petroleum Reserves?

Dec 5, 2018
To ensure energy security for the country, India is making strategic petroleum reserves to store crude oil under the ground. These rocky caves are man-made. India has already underground caves of 5.33 MMT storage in three places. These include Visakhapatnam (1.33 MMT), Mangalore (1.5 MMT) and Padur (2.5 MMT).

What is Cyberspace Internet and how it is different from Internet?

Dec 4, 2018
The media such as radio, television and world web has great impact on the society and also became an anthropological interest for a long time. Now a day, the internet and cyberspace created a virtual world and become social and cultural practices. In this article, we have discussed on the concept of Cyberspace Internet and how it is different from Internet. It is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Why Indian Navy Day is celebrated on 4th December?

Dec 4, 2018
In India, the Navy Day is celebrated on 4th December every year. It is celebrated to commemorate the courageous attack on the Karachi harbour during the Indo-Pakistan war of 1971 by the Indian Naval Missile. Let us study more about Indian Navy Day through this article.

What is “OneerTM”?

Nov 28, 2018
OneerTM is a technology which will be helpful in rural areas and is developed under Make in India Mission. But do you know for what purpose OneerTM is developed, what are its features, how it will work etc. Let us find out through this article.

10 Amazing facts about Channel Islands

Nov 28, 2018
The Channel Islands are an archipelago in the English Channel, off the French coast of Normandy. They are considered the remnants of the Duchy of Normandy and are not part of the United Kingdom. It is comprises of seven different islands: Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark, Herm, Jethou, Brecqhou and Lihou. These Islands are created by tectonic forces that led them to rise out of the ocean about five million years ago.

What is Glioblastoma or GBM Grade IV cancer?

Nov 27, 2018
Glioblastoma or GBM Grade IV is a tumour that occurs in brain. Do you know about the symptoms that occur in the patients, what type of treatment is given to the patients for curing this disease etc. Let us study through this article.

List of 111 National Waterways in India

Nov 26, 2018
The Haldia-Varanasi National Waterway-1 has been made operational on 12 November,2018 by the PM Modi. The government of India has declared 111 waterways as National Waterways (NWs) in the country. National Waterways are the cheapest mode of transporting goods as compared to other ways of freight transportation. The cost of transportation through waterways is around 1.06 Rs. per Tonne Kilometre while Rs.2.5 per Tonne Kilometre through highway.

What is Space Debris and its causes?

Nov 22, 2018
Space Debris referred to the debris found in the solar system such as asteroids, comets, and meteoroids (a small rocky or metallic body in outer space) as well as abandoned pieces of old satellites and used rocket stages are no longer functional (non-operational). In this article, we have explained the term space debris, how it caused and how it is a threat not only to the Earth’s atmosphere but also for the newly launched satellite as well operational satellite.

Top 10 Nearest Star System to the Solar System

Nov 22, 2018
The Universe comprises of everything that exists from the galactic super clusters to the tiniest sub-atomic particles and has a radius of about 46 billion light years with age about 13 to 15 billion years. A Star is a type of celestial body or astronomical object consisting of a luminous spheroid of plasma held together by its own gravity. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 nearest Star System to the Solar System which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Why Governor’s Rule is imposed in Jammu & Kashmir only?

Nov 22, 2018
Jammu & Kashmir State has its own Constitution and its administration is run by the same. If any other state of India except Jammu & Kashmir does not follow the rule of law then on the basis of report of the governor of the concerned state, the President rule (article 356) is imposed in that state. But if the same kind of situation arises in the in the Jammu & Kashmir then the state is administered by the governor of the state or the governor rule is applied here instead of President rule.

Top 10 Longest Sea Bridges in the World

Nov 21, 2018
Bridge is a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as body of water, valley, or road etc. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 longest sea bridges in the world which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What were the reasons behind Indo-Pakistan War and its effects?

Nov 19, 2018
Pakistan was created out of India in 1947 when both the countries became Independent from Great Britain. India-Pakistan Wars, name given to the series of conflicts between India and Pakistan. The most violent outbreaks came in 1947-48, 1965, 1971 and 1999. Reasons of conflicts are border dispute, Kashmir problem, Water dispute and terror controversy.

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