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Do you know how India got her name as “Bharat”

Aug 14, 2018
India i.e. Bharat is the union of states and a fusion of various religions, cultures, customs, heritage etc. which makes it an intriguing nation embracing the diversity of this world. Since ancient times our nation has been termed as Bharat (Sanskrit original name). There are some stories of various historians which fascinate us and explain How India got the name Bharat.

10 Lesser known facts about Bhagat SIngh

Aug 14, 2018
Bhagat Singh was born on 28 September, 1907 and at the young age he was hanged. He was a great and brave freedom fighter who fought for the country. Popularly known as Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagt Singh. In this article we are presenting some unknown facts about Bhagat Singh and his revolutionary life which not only inspires but also influence others.

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

Aug 13, 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.

10 Important Facts about Kakori Train Conspiracy

Aug 10, 2018
We celebrate our Independence Day on 15th August. It is worth knowing that this day of celebration is not achieved in one day, but a long process of struggle and Kakori Train Conspiracy is one of the important events of the freedom struggle. Here, we are giving 10 important facts about Kakori train Conspiracy.

When and Why British first landed on Indian Territory

Aug 10, 2018
The arrival of Vasco da Gama in Calicut on May 20, 1498 opens a sea route from Europe to the East. After that India became the focal point of the Europe's trade and also the realm of European ambition getting wider to grab Spice Islands trade monopoly which causes numerous naval battle. Here, we are given an interesting glimpse of the trivial fact, in the Indian history about when and why British first landed on Indian Territory.

Do You Know about the Geological Time Scale

Aug 9, 2018
The geological history of the Earth is divided into several Eras. These eras are further divided into Periods, which are sub-divided into Epochs. Durations of each Period have been demarcated and the evolution of vegetation and animals are explained accordingly. In this article, we are giving the Earth's history into a series of time intervals which called geological time scale.

Who were the “Thugs of Hindostan”?

Jul 30, 2018
"Thugs of Hindustan" were in reality are the robbers, dacoits, thieves etc. If not, then who were them? Have you read or heard about the Thugs, where did they live, whom they used to worship, how thugs became an evil etc. Let's study through this article.

Why Doctors wear white Coat?

Jul 30, 2018
It has been seen mostly that the profession is identified with uniform, such as police khaki uniform, black coat of the lawyer, white coat of the doctor etc. But do you know why doctors wear a white colour coat, what can be the reason behind this. Let's study through this article.

Who can use National Emblem on number plate of Car?

Jul 27, 2018
According to rule 7 of Schedule 2 of the State Emblem of India (Regulation of Use) Rules, 2007, only certain statutory authorities and other high officials will have the right to use Ashoka's sign or National Emblem on their cars. In this article you will know which people can use this sign on their vehicle.

How is Box Office collection calculated?

Jul 27, 2018
At present, the total revenue of the Indian film industry is Rs. 13,800 crore. But do you know that how Box office collection is calculated? If not, then read this article to understood that how the total collection of a film is calculated.

What is Super Blue Blood Moon?

Jul 27, 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.

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

Jul 25, 2018
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 are the main Security Features of the Currency Notes of India?

Jul 16, 2018
An estimation done by the RBI says that the number of the counterfeit notes in the FY 2017 has increased by 20% and the number reached up to 7.62 lac. The maximum numbers of fake notes were in the denomination of 500 and 2000 rupees. To aware the general public we are publishing some security features of the currency notes so that, fake notes can be detected by the general public.

What will change, if Delhi gets full Statehood?

Jul 12, 2018
In 1991, the 69th Constitutional Amendment granted special state to Delhi and it was declared the National Capital Territory while the Lieutenant Governor was nominated the Administrator of Delhi. It created a state assembly and council of ministers for the state. It is known that Delhi has been given the status of Union Territory under Article 239A of the Constitution.

Do you know that Apple seeds are Poisonous?

Jul 12, 2018
Apple is considered good for health. Even the doctor says to eat an apple every day. But do you know that apple seeds are poisonous or can be deadly. Let's study through this article.

What is the chemical composition of Sweat?

Jul 11, 2018
Sweat is the natural phenomenon of our body. It maintains the temperature of the body. It is also known as perspiration. Let us study the chemical composition of sweat through this article.

Coinage Act 2011: What you can’t do with Coins in India

Jul 11, 2018
RBI prints the currency notes as per the provisions of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 while the coins in India are minted as per The Coinage Act, 2011. In this article the reader will understand that which rules exist in India regarding the tendering of coins in the country. Interesting to know that the Coinage Act, 2011 is applicable in the whole India including the J & K.

Which are the biggest Banking Scams of India?

Jul 10, 2018
The banking system of any country comprises of the small savings of the people. When a large number of people deposit the money it becomes the huge amount in the hands of the banks. Commercial Banks lends this money to individuals, traders and institutions and earns profits in the form of interest. But when the lenders do not returns this amount to the banks it becomes the threat to the banks.

Do You know Indians were richer than Americans during Akbar’s Regime

Jul 9, 2018
Around the year 1600 AD, India was ruled by the Akbar and in the same year the British had established East India Company in India. According to a report from the University of Groningen, Netherlands, when Indians was ruled by Akbar, India's Per Capita GDP was more than France, Germany, America and Japan.

What is the difference between RuPay Card, VISA Card and Master Card?

Jul 9, 2018
Have you ever noticed that on the credit or debit card, RuPay card or Visa or MasterCard is written, even if we have taken it from any bank. Why is it so, what is the difference between them, whether RuPay Card can be used internationally or not etc. Let us study through this article.

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