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What is Napoleonic Code?

1 day ago
Napoleon Bonaparte was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars. In this article, we have discussed about the Napoleonic Code which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Famous Indian mathematicians from Ancient to Modern India

2 days ago
Mathematics is the study of topics such as quantity (numbers), structure, space and change. The Aryabhata, Brahmagupta, Mahāvīra, Bhaskara II, Madhava of Sangamagrama and Nilakantha Somayaji are classical Indian mathematician whose contribution made immortal. Here, we are giving the list of Indian mathematicians from Ancient to Modern India with their contribution.

List of Sessions of Indian National Congress before Independence

Mar 15, 2019
The Indian National Congress was formed in 1885. It was the nucleus of a future parliament for our country. Here is the list of session of Indian National Congress held before independence in which venue, year of session and the President name is given which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Why was Industrial Revolution started in Britain?

Mar 14, 2019
With the advent of geographical discoveries and inventions like Steam Power, Use of Mechanical Power opens new avenues of trade and commerce. The Industrial Revolution refers to the transition of hand production methods to the mechanized factory system. In this article, we have discussed about the factors which were responsible for the Britain to become the epicentre of the Industrial Revolution and also discussed the impact of this revolution which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of important leaders Associated with the Revolt of 1857

Mar 13, 2019
The Revolt of 1857 was not mere a product of Sepoy but was accumulated grievances of the people against the Company’s administration and of their dislike for the foreign regime. Here is the List of important leader Associated with the Revolt of 1857, so that aspirant can easily learn it.

What were the reasons behind Indo-Pakistan War and its effects?

Feb 19, 2019
Pakistan was created out of India in 1947 when both the countries became Independent from Great Britain. India-Pakistan Wars, name given to the series of conflicts between India and Pakistan. The most violent outbreaks came in 1947-48, 1965, 1971 and 1999. Reasons of conflicts are border dispute, Kashmir problem, Water dispute and terror controversy.

Sufi Revolution- Features, Methodology of worship and ten steps of Sufism

Feb 7, 2019
Sufism cultivates the inner and the outer dimensions of spiritual practice, the esoteric and the exoteric to establish a religion of intense devotion, love as its passion; poetry, song and dance, worship and passing away from God as ideal” rather than namaz, hajj and celibacy. In this article, we are giving the principles, features, worship methodology and ten steps of Sufism which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Journey of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa to India

Jan 29, 2019
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi who is popularly known as 'Mahatma Gandhi or Bapu' was born on 2nd October 1869. His role and contribution in the freedom movement of India is not only noteworthy but also extraordinary and exemplary because he was on who awakened the masses on the strength of Ahimsa-the non-violence; made them realized the value of independence and accorded Satyagraha-the best and infallible weapon and called them cut down their centuries old chains of slavery. In this article, we have discussed about the Mahatma Gandhi Journey from South Africa to India.

Patna Kalam Painting- Origin and Characteristics

Jan 29, 2019
The Mughal style of painting influenced many Indian schools of painting which were flourished afterwards. Patna Kalam Painting or Patna School of painting was one of the schools which were an offshoot of Mughal painting flourished during early 18th to mid-20th century in Bihar. In this article, we are giving the origin and characteristics of Patna Kalam painting which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

How 29 States in India got their Names: Origin and Interesting Facts

Jan 25, 2019
India derived its name from Indus River and the Aryan worshippers referred Indus River as Sindhu. The invaders of Persia converted it into Hindu. Therefore, the name ‘Hindustan’ combines with Sindhu and Hindu. Billions of people live together in India in 29 states where Language, History, Rulers etc. of particular regions has also contributed to the names. That is why we call it as Unity in diversity. Let see how Indian 29 States got their name.

When and Why British first landed on Indian Territory

Jan 25, 2019
The arrival of Vasco da Gama in Calicut on May 20, 1498 opens a sea route from Europe to the East. After that India became the focal point of the Europe's trade and also the realm of European ambition getting wider to grab Spice Islands trade monopoly which causes numerous naval battle. Here, we are given an interesting glimpse of the trivial fact, in the Indian history about when and why British first landed on Indian Territory.

Subhas Chandra Bose: Birth Anniversary, Achievements and Contributions

Jan 23, 2019
Subash Chandra Bose was one of the most celebrated freedom fighter and charismatic influencer of the youth of India. His patriotism, call for freedom and obdurate refusal to stop before achieving the desired goal have made him a hero. Due to his nationalistic temperament and leadership attribute, Mahatama Gandhi was the first who addressed him as Netaji. In this article, we are giving the Achievements and Constributions of the Subash Chandra Bose.

10 Lesser known facts about Bhagat Singh

Jan 17, 2019
Bhagat Singh was born on 28 September, 1907 and at the young age he was hanged. He was a great and brave freedom fighter who fought for the country. Popularly known as Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagt Singh. In this article we are presenting some unknown facts about Bhagat Singh and his revolutionary life which not only inspires but also influence others.

Why Pongal Festival is celebrated?

Jan 11, 2019
India is a land of diversity and its diversity varies with geography— each with a unique tradition, story, and food. Pongal is the most popular harvesting festival of South India which is celebrated for four-day long in the month of January-February (Thai) during the solar equinox. In this article, we have discussed about the history, significance and importance of the Pongal Festival which will enhance the general knowledge of the readers.

Ancient and Modern names of Indian Rivers

Jan 9, 2019
Civilisations are the certified mirror of time and society. Although the natural structure like mountain, sky, land, vegetation, river are intact from the gneiss human beings to the development of cultures, but these structures help us to build the perception of the periodical changes in the nature. In this article, we are giving the list of ancient and modern names of Indian rivers which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Timeline of Babri Masjid - Ram Janmabhoomi Dispute Case

Jan 4, 2019
The Babri Masjid- Ram Janmabhumi Disputes has proven to be sources of religious and political conflicts. The main issues is moving around possession of site because groups of Hindu organisation claim that Mosque was built after demolishing the temple and also the site to be the birthplace of the Hindu deity i.e. Rama whereas Muslim claims that the Mosque was never built after the demolition but with the help of the ruins of temples. Here, we are giving a complete timeline of Babri Masjid - Ram Janmabhoomi Dispute Case to understand the issue, how and why the issues remain unsolved.

Medieval History of Bihar

Dec 6, 2018
Medieval History of Bihar is commemorated with the foreign invasion and dynasty that ruined the glory Bihar. Bihar was ruled directly or indirectly by Slave Dynasty, Khilji Dynasty, Tughlaq Dynasty, Noohani Dynasty, Cher Dynasty, Bhojpur’s Ujjaini Dynasty, Sur Dynasty and Mughal Dynasty.

Ancient History of Bihar

Dec 6, 2018
The Ancient History of Bihar extends to the very dawn of human civilization and also associated with the advent of earliest myths and legends of Sanatana Dharma. Here, we are giving the complete study material of ‘Ancient Bihar History’ that will be ease the journey of aspirants to crack the competitive examinations like BPSC and other state level examinations.

History of Ancient India Complete Study Material

Nov 16, 2018
General Knowledge Complete Study Material of “History of Ancient India” is the comprehensive collections of important topics which are divided into 9 important sections that will be helpful in the preparation of all types of Competitive exams, those who are pursuing their degree courses and also for school going students.

The Paleolithic Age

Nov 16, 2018
The Paleolithic Age, or Old Stone Age in India spanned from 500,000 B.C. to 10,000 B.C in the Pleistocene Period of the Ice Age. It was the first part of the Stone Age. During this period, man relied on hunting and had no knowledge of cultivation and house building. According to the nature of tools and the change in the climate, the Paleolithic Age in India is divided into three phases; Lower Paleolithic (500,000 BC to 50,000 BC), Middle Paleolithic (50,000 BC to 40,000 BC), and Upper Paleolithic (40,000 BC to 10,000 BC).

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