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Top 10 Countries with Freshwater Resources

2 days ago
Freshwater can be defined as the water with less than 500 parts per million (ppm) of dissolved salts. Ice sheets, ice caps, glaciers, icebergs, bogs, ponds, lakes, rivers, streams, and groundwater are the sources of freshwater. In this article we are giving the list of top 10 Countries with Freshwater Resources which are listed on the basis of the stats from the United Nations Environment Programme.

Top Asian Countries for Organic Farming

3 days ago
According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Organic farming can be defined as a system which excludes the use of synthetic inputs. Synthetic inputs include hormones, pesticides, fertilizers, and animal feed. In this article, we are giving the list of top10 Countries where Organic Farming becomes prevalent in Asia.

Muslim Countries where Triple Talaq is banned

Sep 19, 2018
Currently, Indian society moving towards reformation whether it is social or religious matter. Triple Talaq is one of the current burning topics which are on the way of reformation. Here, we are giving the name of major Islamic countries where Triple Talaq is banned as per Current GK perspective.

Top 10 Coffee Consuming Countries in the World

Sep 18, 2018
Coffee is one of the popular beverages in the world which is consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans. It is darkly coloured, bitter, and slightly acidic and has a stimulating effect in humans, primarily due to its caffeine content. In this article we are giving the list of Top 10 Coffee Consuming Countries in the World on the basis of the stats from the International Coffee Organization (ICO).

Allotment of funds to MPs in the MPLAD Scheme

Sep 18, 2018
MP fund scheme was started by late Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao on December 23, 1993. The initial assistance under the MPLAD scheme was Rs. 5 lakh / MP. From 1998-99 onwards, this amount has been increased to Rs. 2 crore / MP and the amount currently available under this scheme has been increased to Rs. 5 crore rupees.

List of Important features of Indian Temple

Sep 17, 2018
The Indian temples are symmetry-driven structure, with many variations, on a square grid of padas, depicting perfect geometric shapes such as circles and squares. In this article, we are giving the list of important features of Indian Temple, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Schools of Temple Architecture in India

Sep 17, 2018
The temple architecture in India reflects a synthesis of arts, the ideals of Dharma, beliefs, values and the way of life. The culture of Indian temple architecture has encouraged aesthetic independence to temple builders and also its architects have sometimes exercise flexibility in creative expression by adopting other perfect geometries and mathematical principles. In this article we are giving the names of Schools of Temple Architecture in India and discussed about the distinct features which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of famous slogans of Pre and post independent India

Sep 14, 2018
India has come a long way and words of our leaders have always guided us towards a better future. In this article, we are giving the list Famous slogans given by freedom fighter during Indian National Movement and Post- Independence, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Top 10 Deadliest Earthquakes in the World

Sep 11, 2018
An earthquake is the shaking of the surface of the Earth, resulting from the sudden release of energy in the Earth's lithosphere that creates seismic waves. It occurs due to the dynamic margins of tectonic plates. In this article, we are giving the top 10 Deadliest Earthquakes in the World for general awareness.

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.

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