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Top 10 Worst Earthquakes in India

Sep 11, 2018
An Earthquake is basically the vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energy. This energy radiates in all directions from the source, focus, in the form of waves. India is divided into five earthquake Zones (Seismic Zones) based on the intensities of earthquakes recorded on the Modified Mercalli Scale. In this article, we are giving list top 10 Worst Earthquakes in India which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Famous Persian Historians of the Mughal Period

Sep 10, 2018
A new era of Persian literature was started because Mughals were great patrons of literature and laureates. During this period, many texts were translated into Persian from different languages. For Example: The Turki memoires of Babur was translated into Persian. In this article, we are giving the list of Famous Persian Historians of the Mughal Period, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Why Rupee is falling against Dollar currently?

Sep 10, 2018
At the time of India's independence, the value of one dollar was equal to one rupee but in the June 2018, the value of Indian rupee against the US dollar has reached its lowest level at Rs.72.51 per dollar. In this article, we explained the reasons behind the depreciation of Indian Rupee in the current months.

List of Religious Cults and Movements of Medieval India

Sep 6, 2018
India is a birthplace of various religions, creeds and faiths. Religion has played an important role in the lives of the Indian people from the earliest time. The religious movement of Medieval India had tremendous impact on the literature and language of the country. In this article, we are giving the list of Religious Cults and Movements of Medieval India, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Equivalent Commissioned Rank of Indian Armed Forces

Sep 4, 2018
The Commissioned officers are the leaders of the army and command everywhere from platoon/company to brigade, division, corps and the whole army. In this article, we are giving list of Equivalent Commissioned Rank of Indian Armed Forces, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Famous Freedom Fighters from Uttar Pradesh

Sep 4, 2018
The history of Uttar Pradesh has run concurrently with the history of the country during and after the British rule, but it is also well-known that the contribution of the people of the State in the Indian War of Independence had been significant. In this article, we are giving the list of Famous Freedom Fighters from Uttar Pradesh which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What is the significance of the images on the reverse side of Indian Currencies?

Sep 3, 2018
There will hardly be a country in the world that does not have its own currency. Almost every country puts image of important person/monuments on its currency notes. India is also not behind in this practice. Indian currency note have images of Mahatma Gandhi, the Red Fort, the Sanchi Stupa, farmers, tiger and elephants etc.

List of Missionaries Sent by Ashoka

Aug 31, 2018
Ashoka wanted to spread the concept of Dhamma. So, he sends missionaries to spread the concept of Dhamma to unite the various sects and sections of the society and to promote the ideas of peaceful coexistence and universal brotherhood. In this article, we are giving the list of Missionaries Sent by Ashoka, which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Flood Prone Zones in India: Mitigation and Control Measures Warning

Aug 31, 2018
Flood is a state of high water level along a river channel or on coast that leads to inundation of land which is normally submerged. River floodplains and coastal areas are the most hypersensitised to flooding; however, it is possible for flooding to occur in areas with unusually long periods of heavy rainfall. In this article, we are giving a brief summary on the Flood Prone Zones in India: Mitigation and Control Measures Warning which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Timeline of Major Famines in India during British Rule

Aug 29, 2018
India was hit by recurrent famine from 1760 AD to till 1943 AD. As per British sources, there were more than 85 million Indians died in these famines which were in reality genocides done by the British Raj. In this article, we are giving the timeline of Major Famines in India during British Rule, which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Famine Commissions during British Rule in India

Aug 28, 2018
Famine had been perennial feature of Indian sub-continent during British Raj. The agrarian system as evolved from the British had a built-in system of destruction of agriculture. In this article, we are giving a brief summary on the famine commission which was formed during British India, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Timeline of the History of Portugal as a Trader

Aug 28, 2018
The Portuguese were the first European who discovered the sea-route to India. They encounter with the Indian Sub-continent after Vasco da Gama reached Calicut on Malabar Coast in 1498 AD. He was received by the local ruler Zamorin and given him special order to establish direct trade links with Portugal. In this article, we are giving a timeline of the History of Portugal as a Trader which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Major River Systems in the World

Aug 27, 2018
A river system is a number of rivers which consists of one main river, which drains into a lake or into the ocean, and all its tributaries. The source is where the water is coming from, for example, from spring water (waterfalls), mountains etc. in this article, we are giving the list of Major River Systems in the World which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Famous Beaches in India

Aug 27, 2018
India has a coastline of 7516.6 km (Mainland: 5422.6 km; Island Territories: 2094 km). The Konkan/Malabar Coast of Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka and Goa are located on Western Ghats. While on the eastern side, a wider area stretches between Bay of Bengal and Eastern Ghat, called as the Coromandel Coast. In this article, we are giving the list of Famous Beaches in India, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Do you know the difference between Simon Commission Report and Nehru Report

Aug 24, 2018
Simon Commission was constituted to look into the functioning of the constitutional system in India and suggest changes. Whereas Nehru Report was a strong response given by the leadership of the Indian National Congress to challenge the inability of the Government of the British Government to make a constitution unfit. In this article we are giving the difference between Simon Commission Report and Nehru Report which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Major lakes in Uttar Pradesh

Aug 20, 2018
Uttar Pradesh is blessed by nature. This state comprises of the Ganga-Yamuna Doab, the Ghaghra plains, the Ganga plains and the Terai. Many natural lakes, usually the oxbows, occur on the floodplains of rivers in the Ganga system. In this article, we are giving the list of Major lakes in Uttar Pradesh, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of major canals and dams in Uttar Pradesh

Aug 16, 2018
About 90 percent of the total area of the state is drain by the Ganga and its tributaries rivers. Therefore, Uttar Pradesh has a prominent place in terms of distribution and expansion of canals. About 30 percent of the total irrigated land is irrigated by canals. In this article, we are giving the list of major canals and dams in Uttar Pradesh, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

How does the cryosphere affect global climate?

Aug 16, 2018
Cryosphere is an integral part of the global climate system with important linkages and feedbacks generated through its influence on surface energy and moisture fluxes, clouds, precipitation, hydrology, atmospheric and oceanic circulation. It plays a significant role in the global climate and in climate model response to global changes through these feedback processes. In this article, we are giving the concept of Cryosphere and how does the cryosphere affect global climate, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What was the British Social and Cultural Policy in India?

Aug 13, 2018
The British followed a policy of non-interference in the social, religious and cultural life of the fellow Indian till 1813 AD. Their thought was to develop partial modernization, in other words, a ‘colonial modernization’. The ruling elements of the British were imperialistic and exploitative, which was embedded with a new style of imperial values after 1813 AD.

List of Famous Conspiracy Case during British Rule in India

Aug 13, 2018
India’s struggle movement was accompanied by the moderate leadership, extremist leadership and revolutionary activities of India youth, but all they were fighting with their own methodologies to end the East India Company rule. The British Government was also involved in the conspiracy to overcome the revolutionary activities against their imperial rule. In this article, we are given a list of Famous Conspiracy Case during British Rule in India which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

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