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GK Questions and Answers on Modern-day Technology

Nov 9, 2018
Modern-day Technology is an advancement of old technology and the impact of this technology in modern life is immeasurable. It simplifies life in so many ways like in the form of electronic devices, etc. This article consists of Question and Answers on Modern-day technology which not only enhance your knowledge, but also help in the preparation of exams.

List of Wildlife sanctuaries in Uttar Pradesh

Oct 10, 2018
A Wildlife Sanctuary is a natural occurring place that provides protection for species from hunting, predation, competition or poaching; it is a protected area, a geographic territory within which wildlife is protected. In this article, we are giving the list of Wildlife sanctuaries in Uttar Pradesh which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

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.

Indus Water Treaty (IWT): Water-Sharing Agreement

Aug 27, 2018
The Indus Water Treaty is the treaty between the Government of India and the Government of Pakistan for the optimum utilisation of the waters of the Indus system of rivers. It was signed under the arbitration of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (now World Bank) in Karachi (Pakistan) on September 19, 1960.

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.

10 Important Facts about Kakori Train Conspiracy

Aug 10, 2018
We celebrate our Independence Day on 15th August. It is worth knowing that this day of celebration is not achieved in one day, but a long process of struggle and Kakori Train Conspiracy is one of the important events of the freedom struggle. Here, we are giving 10 important facts about Kakori train Conspiracy.

List of Important Fairs of Uttar Pradesh

Aug 9, 2018
Fairs are an intrinsic part of the Indian culture- a golden thread that runs through its cultural fabric. Generally fairs are organised at the religious places. About 2,250 fairs are held every year in the state of Uttar Pradesh. In this article, we are giving the list of important fairs of the Uttar Pradesh, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What is Surgical Strike?

Jun 28, 2018
Being a soft state, India always acts or carried out harsh steps like surgical strike and Covert Operation on the basis of very specific and credible information from intelligence. India had carried out surgical strikes targeting “launch pads” for terrorists across the Line of Control (LoC) in order to justify its stand on Zero tolerance of terrorism. It is a legitimate, well planned military action intended to deal only with a specific target to avoid collateral damage.

First in Bihar: Personalities, Events and Structure

Jun 27, 2018
Bihar is an entirely land–locked state of the eastern part of the India. It lies mid-way between the humid West Bengal in the east and the sub humid Uttar Pradesh in the west which provides it with a transitional position in respect of climate, economy and culture. In this article, we are giving the first person, first event and structure of Bihar. It will help the aspirants to enhance their general knowledge for upcoming BPSC and BPSSC preliminary exams.

What is the procedure to remove the judge of the Supreme Court?

Jun 27, 2018
There are currently 23 judges (including Chief Justice of India) against a maximum possible strength of 31.The President of India appoints the judges of the Supreme Court (SC). The Judges of the Supreme Court can be removed by the order of the President. The President can issue the removal order only after an address by the Parliament has been presented to him in the same session.

List of Schemes and Projects of Bihar Government

Jun 26, 2018
Bihar is the fastest growing state in terms of gross state domestic product (GSDP), clocking a growth rate of 10.3 per cent in 2016-2017. It is as against 7.5 per cent in the corresponding fiscal a year ago, riding largely on the back of the services sector, according to the latest Economic Survey. The growth loses its significance without human development and Bihar provides the best example of growing with inclusive growth. In this article, we are giving the list of Schemes and Projects of Bihar Government which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like BPSC, BPSSC etc.

Name of World Bank funded Projects in India

Jun 22, 2018
The World Bank provides loans to its member countries at cheapest rates through International Development Association (IDA). In 2017, India took loan of 1776 million dollars from the World Bank. At present, the World Bank is giving financial assistance to more than 783 projects in India. In this article you will read the name of the World Bank funded projects of India.

How Gulf Stream impact the worldwide weather pattern?

May 31, 2018
The Gulf Stream is a warm and swift Atlantic Ocean current that originates in the Gulf of Mexico and stretches to the tip of Florida, and follows the eastern coastlines of the United States and Newfoundland before crossing the Atlantic Ocean. In this article, we have discussed about how Gulf Stream impact the worldwide weather pattern , which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Important Joint Military Exercises of Indian Army

May 31, 2018
The Joint Military exercises with other countries are the major tool to expand the diplomatic interests of the nations to increase the realm of international relations. In this article, we are giving the meaning of Joint Military Exercise and list of Important Joint Military Exercises of Indian Army which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Members of ASEAN Organisation

May 18, 2018
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, was established on 8 August 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand. Currently there are 10 permanent members of this association. Its headquarter is in Jakarta (Indonesia).

What is National Manufacturing Policy of India?

May 14, 2018
The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) under The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has notified the National Manufacturing Policy (NMP) on November 4, 2011. The main objective of this policy is to enhance the share of manufacturing sector in GDP to 25% and creating 100 million jobs over a decade.

All about World’s Only Hanging Monastery

May 4, 2018
The World’s Only Hanging Monastery i.e. Hanging Temple or Hanging Monastery or Xuankong Temple is situated near Mount Heng in Hunyuan County, Datong City, Shanxi province, China. It was built around 1500 years ago under the reign of the Wei Dynasty. Here, we are giving some Amazing Fact about the World’s Only Hanging Monastery for general awareness (GK).

List of Dadasaheb Phalke Award (1969-2018)

Apr 30, 2018
The Dadasaheb Phalke Awards is given annually at the National Films Awards which is India's highest award in cinema. The awardee is honoured for their "outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Indian cinema". Here, we are given the list of Dadasaheb Phalke Award (1969-2018) for the aspirants of different competitive examination which can be used as revision capsule.

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

Feb 28, 2018
The 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 MSESs are defined as per the “annual turnover" instead of investment in Plant & Machinery.

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