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National Flag of India: Important facts at a Glance

Aug 13, 2019
The National Flag of India was adopted by the national assembly of India on July 22, 1947.Its a horizontal tricolour flag depicting three colour; saffron (kesari) at the top, white in the middle and dark green at the bottom in equal proportion. The ratio of width of the flag to its length is two to three.

What is Uniform Civil Code?

Aug 7, 2019
Uniform Civil Code (UCC) is defined in our Constitution under Article 44 of Directive Principles of State Policy. It states that it is the duty of the state to secure for the citizens a Uniform Civil Code throughout the territory of India. In other words we can say that it means one country one rule. Let us find out more about Uniform Civil Code, its pros and cons.

List of Chief Ministers and Prime Ministers of Jammu and Kashmir

Aug 6, 2019
Jammu and Kashmir became integral part of India on 26 Oct, 1947. Initially the chief executive of the Jammu and Kashmir used to be the Prime Minister of the state but later on law changed and the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir became the chief executive of the state since 30 March 1965.

10 Important Facts about Kakori Train Conspiracy

Aug 1, 2019
On 15 August every year we celebrate Independence Day. But celebration of this day is not achieved in one day, it is a long process of struggle and one of them is Kakori Train Conspiracy. Let us see 10 important facts about Kakori Train Conspiracy.

GK Quiz on Features of Indian Constitution

Jul 25, 2019
It has been observed that in the various competitive examinations, questions based on political science are always asked, keeping in view the need of these contestants, we have prepared a quiz of 10 questions based on the 'characteristics of Indian Constitution'. These questions are expected to be useful to the competitors.

Which States of India share boundaries with Pakistan?

Jul 10, 2019
As we know that before partition in 1947, India and Pakistan were one nation but after the partition India was divided in to two countries namely Dominion of Pakistan and Union of India. Let us find out Indian states which share borders with Pakistan.

List of Finance Ministers of India

Jul 5, 2019
The first Finance Minister of independent India was R. K. Shanmukham Chetty, who also presented its first Budget. Indira Gandhi was the first female Finance Minister of India but she hold the post only for one from 1970 to 1971.

6 Amazing Questions on Indian Budget You Never Knew

Jul 3, 2019
The Union budget is an estimate of income and expenditure for a definite duration. The Union Budget of India, which is known also as the ‘Annual financial statement’ in the Article 112 of the Indian Constitution.

Union Budget of India: Definition and Types

Jul 3, 2019
A Union budget is an estimation of revenue and expenditure of the Central government over a specified period of time and is usually compile present, past and future financial years.

List of Brand Ambassadors in India

Jun 24, 2019
Celebrity endorsement is a popular way to promote any event and product through various channels. In this article we have published the name of some important products and government schemes Like Make in India, skill India etc.

H-1B Visa: Process & Interview Questions

Jun 20, 2019
H-1B Visa is a kind of non immigrant Visa provided for immigration to United States of America under the Section 101 (15) of the Immigration and Nationality Act of the USA.

Om Birla New Lok Sabha Speaker: Biography and Political Career

Jun 19, 2019
Om Birla from Kota Constituency will be the 17th Lok Sabha Speaker. The very first Lok Sabha speaker was Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar. Till date 16 people have served as the Lok Sabha Speaker. Lok Sabha Speaker is the head of the Lok Sabha.

List of Constitutional and Non-Constitutional Bodies in India

May 22, 2019
Constitutional Bodies are those bodies which are mentioned in the Indian Constitution to run the government properly. On the other hand some extra Constitutional bodies are established by the government after passing act in the Parliament; these bodies are also termed as Non-Constitutional Bodies (NCB) in India.

International Monetary Fund (IMF): Objectives & Obligations

May 13, 2019
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is the inter-governmental organisation established to stabilize the exchange rate in the international trade. It helps the member countries to improve their Balance of Payment (BOP) condition thorough the adequate liquidity in the international market, promote the growth of global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade. It is one of the Bretton woods twins, which came into existence in 1945, is governed by and accountable to the 189 countries that make up its near-global membership.

List of Famous Local Winds of the World

Apr 29, 2019
The Local Winds are basically originated due to Convection from daytime heating; Unequal heating and cooling of the surface; and Gravity, including downdrafts. Here, we are giving the list of Important Local Winds of the World that will not only enhance the general knowledge of aspirants of different examinations but also to the general readers.

What are the main functions of Reserve Bank of India

Apr 22, 2019
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is the supreme monetary authority of India. This organization is responsible for printing of currency notes and managing the supply of money in the Indian economy. RBI works as a custodian of foreign reserve, banker’s bank, banker to the government of India and controller of credit.

Anti Poverty & Employment Generation Programmes in India

Apr 19, 2019
As per the estimation by the Tendulkar Committee the number of Below Poverty Line (BPL) declined to 21.9% of the population in 2011-12 from 29.8% in 2009-10 and 37.2% in 2004-05.

Summary on Jainism: Teaching of Mahavira | Spread of Jainism

Apr 17, 2019
Jainism made tremendous impact on the orthodox religious practices through heterodox sects. It advocated the interests of the people in a simple, short and intelligible way of salvation. Here, we are sharing the summary on Jainism along with the teaching of Mahavira and how it spread that will be very useful study material for the students who are preparing for the competitive examinations like UPSC, SSC, State Services, CDS, NDA and Railways.

Development of Education during British Period in India

Apr 9, 2019
Education policy of the British: In pre-British days, Hindus and Muslims were educated through Pathsala and Madrassa respectively, but their advent created a new place of learning i.e. Missionaries. So that, they can create a class of Indian who would be “Indian in blood and colour, but English in taste” who would act as interpreters between the Government and the masses.

List of the Major Straits of the World

Apr 2, 2019
A Strait is a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water. It most commonly refers to a channel of water that lies between two land masses. In this article, we are giving the list of the World’s major Straits that will give general awareness to the reader in understanding how these straits connect the world.

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