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Buddha Purnima 2022: Teaching's of Buddha | Buddhist Council |Causes of Decline

May 14, 2022
Buddha Purnima 2022: Buddha taught the first Wheel of Dharma and explains how to attain liberation from suffering for oneself alone. Let us read in detail about Buddhism, the teachings of Buddha, how it spread, and its contribution to the Indian culture.    

Buddha Purnima 2022: Know Buddhist Mudras, Hand Gestures and their Meaning

May 14, 2022
Buddha Purnima 2022: This year, it will be celebrated on May 16. The symbolic gestures (Mudras) through the iconography of Buddha image to evoke particular ideas during Buddhist meditation or rituals. On Buddha Purnima, let us have a look at Buddhist Mudras, hand gestures, and their meaning.

How are cyclones named in the world?

May 9, 2022
In the beginning, the cyclones were named arbitrarily after boats, catholic saints, etc. In the early 1900s, feminine names were given to cyclones while male names were inducted in 1979. At present, the cyclones are named systematically.

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Biography: Remembering The Man Behind United India

Apr 21, 2022
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Biography:  His full name was Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel. He is also known as the Sardar Patel and Iron Man of India. Know about his early life, education, political career, etc.

List of all Prime Ministers of India (1947-2022)

Apr 19, 2022
Narendra Modi is the current and 14th Prime Minister of India who assumed office on 26 May 2014. Jawaharlal Nehru is the first and the longest-serving Prime Minister of India while Indira Gandhi is the first and only female Prime Minister of India. Check the list of all Prime Ministers of India. 

Ambedkar Jayanti 2022: Know 25 amazing facts about Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

Apr 14, 2022
Ambedkar Jayanti 2022: Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar is known as the chief architect of the Indian Constitution. His birth anniversary is observed on April 14. Let us have a look at 25 amazing facts about Bharat Ratna Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar,    

Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA): Know the Powers, Pros & cons of the law

Apr 1, 2022
Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act-(AFSPA): On March 31, 2022, Home Minister Amit Shah announced to reduce the "disturbed areas" under the Armed Forces (Special) Powers Act (AFSPA) in Assam, Manipur, and Nagaland. From April 1, the order will be effective and will be applicable for six months. Read on for more details.    

List of new Cabinet Ministers of India 2022: Check the updated list with Portfolio

Mar 25, 2022
Cabinet Ministers of India 2022: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet was reshuffled on 7 July 2021 for the first time since May 2019. Ahead of the mega reshuffle, 12 Ministers resigned from the Modi Cabinet. Check the complete list of Ministers who have been inducted into the new Modi Cabinet along with their portfolios, the ministers who have resigned from their post ahead of the mega cabinet reshuffle, and what does the ADR report says about the new Cabinet Ministers 2022. 

List of Chief Ministers of Uttar Pradesh

Mar 25, 2022
List of Chief Ministers of Uttar Pradesh: Uttar Pradesh is the most populous and fourth-largest state of India. The Vidhan Sabha of Uttar Pradesh has 404 members of which 403 are elected and 1 nominated and the Vidhan Parishad has 100 members. Yogi Adityanath is the current Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. Check the complete list of Chief Ministers of Uttar Pradesh here.

List of all Public and Private Sector Banks in India 2022

Feb 23, 2022
With the merger of banks in 2019, there are a total of 12 public sector banks and 21 private sector banks in India. Check the list of Public Sector Banks and Private Sector Banks in India 2022. 

Bharat Ratna Award Winners: List of Recipients (1954-2021)

Feb 23, 2022
List of recipients of Bharat Ratna: Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian award in the country. Famous scientist, Dr. Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman, Indian Independence activist and lawyer C. Rajagopalachari, and India's first Vice-President Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan were the first to receive the coveted award while  Bhupen Hazarika, Pranab Mukherjee, and Nanaji Deshmukh were the last to receive in 2019.  No Bharat Ratna Award has been given in 2020 and 2021. 

Important Days in February 2022: National and International

Feb 22, 2022
List of Important Days and Dates in February 2022: Below the list of important days and dates of February month is provided that will help in the preparation of several competitive examinations and also enhance knowledge.        

Indian States and Capitals 2022: Check List of Indian States, UT and Capitals

Feb 17, 2022
India is a union of 28 States & 8 Union Territories. Through this article, we take a look at the Indian States and Union Territories, along with their Capitals and Chief Ministers/ Lieutenant Governors/ Administrators.

Largest State in India 2022: Check the list of all states by area and population

Feb 17, 2022
India is a union of 28 States and 8 Union Territories. In terms of area, Rajasthan is the largest state of India while Goa is the smallest state of India. Check more about the seventh-largest and second-most populous country in the world.

List of All UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India- Latest Updates

Feb 2, 2022
UNESCO World Heritage Site can be any place such as a forest, lake, building, island, mountain, monument, desert, complex or a city that has a special physical or cultural significance. Recently Hoysala temples of Belur has been sent as a nomination to the UNESCO's World Heritage List. 
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