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List of Known Galaxies in the Universe

Dec 12, 2018
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 UN Road Safety Trust Fund?

Dec 11, 2018
As we know that United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization which maintain international peace and security; develop friendly relations among nations, achieve international co-operation and be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations. Recently, it has launched UN Road Safety Trust Fund in order to enhance road safety worldwide. In this article, we have discussed the aim, objective and initiatives of the UN Road Safety Trust Fund.

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

Dec 10, 2018
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

Dec 10, 2018
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 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.

GK Questions and Answers on Everyday Science

Nov 27, 2018
There are many things that go on in daily life and can be attributed to scientific practices. It is also important for us to recognize the science that is all around. With the help of soaps we remove dirt and dust from our hand before cooking food or eating. Have you ever thought what make soap to clean our hands, how germs are eliminated etc. This is nothing but the science which we use every day. These questions will tell you different types of scientific activities which we use daily and will also be helpful for various exams.

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.

9 Causes for Avalanche in the Mountain Region

Nov 19, 2018
When cohesive slab of snow triggered upon a weaker layer of snow in the snowpack which causes fractures and slides down a steep slope then is called an Avalanche. In this article, we are giving nine factors that will be responsible for the avalanche in the mountain region.

List of Hottest and Coldest Planets in the Solar System

Nov 15, 2018
The planets of the Solar System can be divided into categories based on their composition i.e. Terrestrials planets (Made up of rocks) and Giant planets (Gas giants and Ice Giants). The temperature of the planets in the Solar system depends upon the structure and the distance from the Sun. In this article, we are giving the list of Hottest and Coldest Planet in the Solar System which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Major Inter-State Water disputes in India

Nov 14, 2018
The inter-State river water sharing disputes are settled with the publication of decisions of respective Tribunal. In the Constitution of India, water is a matter included in Entry 17 of List-II i.e. State List. In this article, we are giving the list of major Inter-State water disputes according to the report of the Ministry of Water Resources (Government of India) which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of World's Space Explorations Mission

Nov 12, 2018
Space Mission is a journey, by a manned or unmanned vehicle, into space to gather scientific data. It is important for global partnerships and exploration capabilities that help global preparedness for protecting the Earth from catastrophic. In this article, we are giving the list of World's Space Explorations Mission which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Chhath Puja: 10 Amazing facts about History, Origin and Rituals

Nov 12, 2018
Festivals in India have very close affinity with the nature. Chhath Puja is one of the festivals which are celebrated after one week of Diwali that is riverside rituals in which the Sun God or Surya is worshipped, giving it the name of ‘Suryasasthi.

List of Robotic Space exploration programs

Nov 9, 2018
Space exploration program which is carried out by the unmanned robotic space probes for the discovery and exploration of celestial structures in outer space by means of evolving and growing space technology then it is termed as Robotic Space exploration programs. In this article, we are giving the list Robotic Space exploration programs which are launched worldwide which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Top 10 Planets with the Largest Number of Natural Satellite

Nov 9, 2018
The celestial bodies revolves around the Sun, which includes 8 planets, 180 satellites, comets, meteors and asteroids, together constitute the Solar System. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 Planets with the largest number of moons or natural satellites are given below along with their number of satellite which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

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