1. Home
  2.  |  
  4.  |  
  5. India: An Overview

General Knowledge for Competitive Exams

Read: General Knowledge | General Knowledge Lists | Overview of India | Countries of World

Important Days in February 2021: National and International

Feb 2, 2021
February has 28 days in common and 29 days in leap years. It is the second month of the year. There are several events, festivals, observances of national and international importance that fall in February. Let's have a look!       

What is the meaning of 24 spokes of Ashok Chakra?

Jan 26, 2021
The Ashok Chakra can be seen on the Indian National flag, where it is rendered in a navy blue colour on a white background. The Ashoka Chakra has 24 spokes which inspire every Indian to work tirelessly for 24 hours. On the occasion of 72nd Republic Day, let us find out the meaning of the 24 spokes of Ashok Chakra.

Republic Day 2021: Facts about Vande Mataram (The National Song of India)

Jan 26, 2021
Republic Day 2021: Vande Mataram’ is the national song of India. It was written by Mr. Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay to praise the "Mother India" on 7th November, 1875, and was published in a Bengali fiction novel ‘Anandmath’. Let us read some important facts about the National Song of India 'Vande Mataram'.  

List of all Chief Guests on Indian Republic Day Parades (1950–2021)

Jan 25, 2021
Pakistan's Governor General Malik Ghulam Muhammad was the first person who attended the Republic Day parade as the Chief Guest at Rajpath, New Delhi. Let us have a look at the list of the Chief Guests on Indian Republic Day Parades from 1950 till the present.

Republic Day of India 2021:Chief Guest, Parade facts, Objectives, Celebrations

Jan 25, 2021
Republic Day 2021: It is a National holiday and in 2021 it falls on Tuesday. How is Republic day celebrated, what is the significance, who is the Chief Guest of Republic Day parade 2021? Let us find out!    

Republic Day 2021: Facts and Code of Conduct of Indian National Flag

Jan 25, 2021
Republic Day 2021: It is celebrated in India on 26 January every year to mark the date on which the Constitution of India came into effect and the country became a republic. Let us have a look at the features and some interesting facts about National Flag.      

72nd Republic Day 2021: Journey of Indian Republic

Jan 25, 2021
72nd Republic Day 2021: This year India will be celebrating 72nd Republic Day on 26 January and is a National holiday. On 26 January, 1950, India adopted its Constitution and celebrates the transition of India from a British Dominion to a republic. Let us read about the history and origin of Indian Republic Day.    

Why is Army Day Celebrated in India?

Jan 15, 2021
Army Day 2021: It is observed on 15 January every year in India, in recognition of Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa's taking over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from General Sir Francis Butcher, the last British Commander-in-Chief of India.

Why is Makar Sankranti celebrated?

Jan 13, 2021
Makar Sankranti 2021: It is also known as Uttarayan and has its own historical and religious significance in India. Let us read more about Makar Sankranti, how is it celebrated, history behind the festival, etc    

List of all Ramsar Sites in India

Dec 28, 2020
Any wetland site which is listed under the Ramsar Convention is called as a Ramsar site. There are a total of 42 Ramsar Sites in India. Read the article to know more about it.  

Christmas Day 2020: Origin and Reasons for Celebration

Dec 24, 2020
Christmas Day 2020: It is celebrated across the globe on 25 December to remember the birth of Jesus Christ, the son of God. Do you know that the name 'Çhristmas' comes from the Mass of Christ or Jesus? Let us find out the history of the Christmas celebration, Christmas tree, and Santa Claus.    

GK Quiz on Static and Current Events: 22nd December 2020

Dec 22, 2020
Here is a GK Quiz to test your awareness. Answer the following questions related to current and static events. Check your knowledge and also find the explanation of the questions below.

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel: Remembering The Man Behind United India On His 70th Death Anniversary

Dec 15, 2020
Shri Vallabhbhai Patel's full name was Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel. Vallabhbhai Patel is also known as the Sardar Patel and Iron Man. 15 December 2020 marks his 70th death anniversary.  

Medieval History of Bihar

Dec 14, 2020
Bihar was ruled directly or indirectly by the Slave Dynasty, Khilji Dynasty, Tughlaq Dynasty, Noohani Dynasty, Cher Dynasty, Bhojpur’s Ujjaini Dynasty, Sur Dynasty, and Mughal Dynasty. Check below the important events that occurred during the Medival period. 

List of Major Rivers in Bihar

Dec 11, 2020
In this article, we have shared the list of major rivers in Bihar which is useful fo the students who are preparing for BPSC and other state-level examinations.

Ancient History of Bihar

Dec 11, 2020
The Ancient History of Bihar extends to the very dawn of human civilization and also associated with the advent of the earliest legends of Sanatana Dharma. In this article, we have given the complete study material of ‘Ancient Bihar History’ that will ease the journey of aspirants to crack the competitive examinations like BPSC and other state-level examinations.

List of Waterfalls and Hot Springs in Bihar

Dec 11, 2020
Bihar is endowed with a number of beautiful natural sites varying from waterfalls and hot springs that contribute to the idyllic setting of the state. In this article, we have provided information about waterfalls and hot springs in Bihar. 

Climate and Soil Profile of Bihar

Dec 11, 2020
Bihar is located in the eastern part of the country. The distribution of soils here have the bearing of climate, parent material, and topography. Here, we have given the complete study material related to the ‘Climate and Soil Profile of Bihar’ for the aspirants who are preparing for the competitive examinations like BPSC and other state-level examinations.

Bihar at a Glance: Fact Finding

Dec 11, 2020
Bihar is located in the eastern part of the country. It is an entirely landlocked state that lies mid-way between the humid West Bengal in the east and the sub humid Uttar Pradesh in the west  It is bounded by Nepal in the north and by Jharkhand in the south. Read ahead to know other important details about the Bihar state. 

List of Tribal Revolts in Bihar

Dec 11, 2020
The Tribal Revolts of Bihar were mostly unorganized, localized, and periodic mainly against Britishers' exploitative behavior towards tribes and tribal lands. Here, we have provided the list of ‘Tribal Revolt of Bihar’ along with the date, people associated with the revolt, nature & objective of the revolt, etc. 

Register to get FREE updates

    All Fields Mandatory
  • (Ex:9123456789)
  • Please Select Your Interest
  • Please specify

  • ajax-loader
  • A verifcation code has been sent to
    your mobile number

    Please enter the verification code below

Get App