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  • List of Chief Ministers of India 2022

    At present, there are 29 Chief Ministers in India which includes 27 Chief Ministers from States and 2 from the Union Territories-- Delhi and Puducherry. Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa resigned today. In this article, we have curated a list of all the Chief Ministers of India.       

  • Indian Navy Day 2022: History, Significance, Celebration, and Key Facts

    Indian Navy Day 2022: Indian Navy played a crucial role during the Indo-Pakistan war of 1971 and started Operation Trident. To commemorate the attack and to accomplish the role of the Naval force every year, Navy Day is observed on December 4. Read here to know about Navy Day history, its significance, and how is it celebrated.      

  • Digital Rupee: All you need to know

    The pilot program of the Digital rupee would be commenced on December 1, 2022, said RBI.  CBDC-W (The Central Bank Digital Currency- Wholesale)  which is the wholesale segment is designed for restricted access to selected financial institutions.

  • What is Uniform Civil Code?

    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, and its pros and cons.    

  • World's largest ring of telescopes, Daocheng Solar Radio Telescope: All you need to know

    China has taken another step into the progress towards space exploration with its ring of telescopes and plans to venture deep into the permanently shadowed regions of the moon and the flying objects in the asteroid. China is progressing relentlessly. 

  • India Removed from the US Currency Monitoring List: All you need to know

    On Friday, the US Department of Treasury removed India from its Currency Monitoring List of major trading collaborators after two years.

  • 5G support on iPhones: A guide on how to activate and access it

    Recently Apple has launched the 5G support on its supported devices in India.  The 5G support on Apple devices is attained through a rollout of iOS 16.2.    

  • List of Festivals celebrated in Jharkhand

    Jharkhand is home to a great number of festivals and fairs celebrated all through the year.  Let's have a look at some festivals celebrated in Jharkhand.

  • Jharkhand: List of Chief Ministers

    Jharkhand is a state in eastern India. It's known for its waterfalls, the elegant Jain temples of Parasnath Hill, and the elephants and tigers of Betla National Park. The president of the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, Hemant Soren is the chief minister of Jharkhand at present.      

  • On This Day November 15th: Find out Facts About History, Warfare and more

    November 15th marks many historical occurrences which are often lost in the pages of history.  These minute details lead to the auspicious events that are often remembered by many. But the incidents and facts that contributed to the big events also count.    

  • World Freedom Day: History and Significance

    Still in many parts of the country freedom, instead of being fundamental, is still a privilege. Freedom should be given to each and every individual, basic human rights should be celebrated and not snatched. History serves as a lesson, hence World Freedom Day is celebrated on 9 November ,to remind people around the world how important liberty and the right to voice your opinion is. 

  • Worst Earthquakes Recorded In History: All you need to know

    Each part of our Earth is going through some natural calamity, these natural disasters can reach its extremes in the worst ways possible.  Earthquakes throughout history have inflicted immense damage and proved to be one of the deadliest natural calamities without any doubt.  Here are 10 worst earthquakes recorded in history.

  • On This Day November 9th: Find out the Historical and Cultural facts

    Many of the well known events took place on this day, November 9. The most significant could be the opening of the Berlin Wall, the well known Symbol of the Cold War erected in 1961. This day also marks the history with the birth of names which brought their nations immense pride by doing excellent in sports and games. One of those names ,Garry Kasparov, who only at the age of 22 defeated Anatoly Karpov, Russian Chess Master and became the youngest male world chess champion.

  • World’s Deadliest Plants: All you need to know

    Though many plants may look harmless enough, some of them can harbor some of the most deadly poisons known. History records a dungeon full of demise which  were contributed by these cryptic creepers.     

  • CV Raman Birth Anniversary : History, Significance and Achievements

    November 7 ,1888 marks the birthday of Indian Physicist CV Raman . In 1930,Professor CV Raman was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for the Raman Effect. He became the first person of Asia  to win this prestigious award. In 1930, Professor CV Raman was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics. He became the first person of Asia descent to win this prestigious award. Along with his accomplishments for his work around light, he was also  a specialist in the study of sound.  

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