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G-20 Summits: List of Summits and Members

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The annual meeting of the G-20 Leaders is known as the G-20 summit. The G 20 Summit is formally known as the “Summit on Financial Markets and the World Economy”. There are 20 members of the G-20 including India. The last meeting of the G20 was held in Japan's city Osaka in June 2019 and the next meeting will take place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia between 21–22 November 2020.

List of 10 fastest Centuries in ODIs

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The fastest century in the ODI scored by the AB de Villiers in just 31 balls against West Indies in 2015. The first ODI century was scored by ‘Denis Amiss’ who scored 103 runs against Australia at Old Trafford in 1972. Till date there are 116 cricketers have scored 15 or more international centuries and 43 cricketers have scored 30 or more centuries in the all the three formats of the cricket.

Lal Krishna Advani: Biography and Political Career

Nov 8, 2019
Lal Krishna Advani is the founder member of the Bhartiya Janata Party. Advani Ji was born on November 8, 1927, in Karachi, Pakistan. He was elected as the member of the Parliament for the 8 times. L.K. Advani had served as the Deputy Prime Minister of India from June 29 2002 to May 2004.

What is Air Quality Index and how is it calculated?

Nov 6, 2019
The problem of air pollution has become a new challenge for the world. The air quality deteriorates throughout India in October and November months every year. The air quality is measured by the Air Quality Index. Let’s know what is the Air Quality Index (AQI) in India?

World Tsunami Awareness Day 2019:History and Theme

Nov 5, 2019
The World Tsunami Awareness Day is dedicated to promoting a global culture of tsunami awareness around the world. It is observed on 5 November every year. It is started by the United Nations General Assembly in December 2015.

List of all Successful Moon Missions on dark side of the Moon

Nov 1, 2019
Till date there are 20 moon missions have been launched successfully on the dark side of the moon by the 3 countries. Indian could have been the 4th country if Chandrayaan-2 did not fail partially. The first successful moon was Luna 2 which was launched by the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) on 12 September 1959. While the first successful manned mission (Apollo 11) was launched by the USA on 16 July 1969. Read this article to know the full details of all the successful moon missions.

10 Forgotten Women Freedom Fighters of India

Nov 1, 2019
In the struggle for India’s Independence from the colonial rule or British Raj contribution of the women can't be neglected. They faced various tortures, exploitations, etc. to earn freedom for us. Let us have a look on 10 forgotten women freedom fighters of India.

Balochistan Province of Pakistan: Facts on its Geography and Economy

Oct 30, 2019
Balochistan Province means land of the Baloch peoples. It is not a country but one of the four provinces of Pakistan.Balochistan is the largest province of Pakistan in terms of land area. Balochistan's capital is Quetta which is its largest city as well. Balochistan Province is underdeveloped and its economy is dominated by natural resources, especially its natural gas fields.

Why are Member countries leaving OPEC?

Oct 30, 2019
Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was established in September 1960 at the Baghdad conference. There are 14 OPEC member countries accounted for 29.3% of the world's total crude oil production in September 2019. According to OPEC's website, these 14 OPEC members had 80% of the world's total crude oil reserves. Venezuela has 25% and Saudi Arabia has 22.4% of the total reserves.

List of Cabinet Ministers of India 2019

Oct 30, 2019
Narendra Modi Cabinet 2.0! As on October 2019; there are 58 Ministers; which includes 25 cabinet Ministers, 9 Ministers of State (Independent Charge) and 24 Ministers of State.

What is the Grey List and Black List of the Financial Action Task Force?

Oct 21, 2019
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an independent inter-governmental body. The FATF develops and promotes policies to protect the Global Financial System from terror funding and Money Laundering activities. Those countries which don't support terror funding and money laundering are placed in the grey list.

19 most interesting facts about Nobel Prizes

Oct 21, 2019
The Nobel Prize is considered the most prestigious prize in the world. This prize is given in the 6 fields’ i.e, Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, Economics, and Peace Prize. These prizes were commenced in 1901. The recipients of the first Nobel Prizes were given 150,782 SEK. In 2017, the Nobel laureates were awarded a prize amount of 9,000,000 SEK.

List of 25 Inspiring books written by Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Oct 15, 2019
Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam is known as the "Missile man of India". Dr. Abdul Kalam was born on 15 October, 1931 in Tamil Nadu and died on 27 July, 2015 in Shillong. Dr. Abdul Kalam was a prominent Indian scientist and 11th President of India. Dr. Abdul Kalam had crucial role in the development of the Polar satellite launch vehicle (PSLV). In this article, we are giving list of 25 books written by Dr. Abdul Kalam which will be an inspiration for us.

New Economic Policy of 1991: Objectives, Features and Impacts

Oct 14, 2019
New Economic Policy of India was launched in the year 1991 under the leadership of P. V. Narasimha Rao. This policy opened the door of the India Economy for the global exposure for the first time. In this New Economic Policy P. V. Narasimha Rao government reduced the import duties, opened reserved sector for the private players, devalued the Indian currency to increase the export. This is also known as the LPG Model of growth.

Current GK Questions and Answers on Indian Economy 2019

Oct 12, 2019
As per the observation of some exam expert, it is found that questions based on the Indian economy are always found in the different competitive exams. So we have published some interesting gk questions related to current economic events of India and world. We hope that these questions will be very useful for the exams like UPSC/ PSC/SSC/Banking/CDS etc.

13 Parameters to Compare India and China

Oct 11, 2019
India and China are the super powers of Asian Subcontinent and striving hard to capture the attention of the other economies of the world. As per the data of International Monetary Fund World Economic Outlook (October-2018) published on March 18, 2019 the size of Chinese economy is $ 13,457.267 billion which is around 16% of the world economy while on the other hand the size of Indian Economy is around $2,689.992 billion which is around 3.17% share of the the world economy.

List of Women Empowerment Programmes/ Schemes in India

Oct 11, 2019
Women Empowerment can be defined as the process which allows women to take decisions of their own, provide fair laws and rights without gender bias, etc. No doubt the empowerment of women is Nation's empowerment. Let us read various programmes or schemes of the government that provide or facilitate women empowerment.

Schedule Tribes in India

Oct 9, 2019
As per 1951 census, 5.6% of the total population of the country was tribal. According to Census-2011, the number of scheduled tribes in India is 10, 42, 81,034. It is 8.6% of the total population of India. A total of 9, 38, 19,162 people belonging to scheduled tribes reside in rural areas whereas 1, 04, 61,872 people in urban areas. The scheduled tribes are 11.3% of the total population of rural areas and 2.8% of urban areas. There are about 550 tribes in India.

What is the New definition of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises?

Oct 9, 2019
The Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are classified as per the MSME Act-2006. Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are classified in two categories: Manufacturing Enterprises and Service Enterprises. Now MSMEs are defined as per the “annual turnover" instead of investment in Plant & Machinery.

PMC Bank Fraud Case: Full detail of the Bank fraud

Oct 7, 2019
Punjab & Maharashtra Co-operative Bank is a Scheduled Commercial bank situated in 6 states of the country. This bank was established on February 13, 1984 as a single branch Bank. In a span of 35 years, the Bank has a wide network of 137 branches across six states. This bank has total deposits of about Rs 11,617.34 crore.

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