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  • FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022: date, time, first match, stadium and more

    The 2022 FIFA men's World Cup will commence on Sunday, Nov. 20. Though the match is ahead a month, the host remains the same, Qatar. 32 teams will be competing for international football's greatest title.

  • 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.    

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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.  

  • On This Day November 4th: Know about the political, historical and cultural events that changed the world

    November 4th marks many historic events that have changed the course of time as we know it. The on this day series captures some of the most important events that happened around the world.  On this day, in 2008, November 4th, the first African -American President was elected, Barack Obama. While on the same day in 1924, Nellie Tayloe became the first woman to hold the title of the Governor of U.S. state.

  • 75th Independence Day 2022: What is the meaning of the 24 spokes of Ashok Chakra?

    75th Independence Day 2022: The Ashok Chakra seen on the Indian National flag 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 75th Independence Day, let us find out the meaning of the 24 spokes of Ashok Chakra.

    Aug 12, 2022
  • India’s Highest Civilian Award (Bharat Ratna): Facts at a Glance

    Instituted in the year 1954, Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian award of India. It is awarded in recognition of exceptional service towards any field of human endeavour, without distinction of race, occupation, position or sex. 

    May 17, 2021
  • Independence Day in India 2020: National Anthem of India Facts at a Glance

    Independence Day in India 2020: On 15 August every year India celebrates Independence Day and this year marks 74th Independence Day in the country. The National Anthem of India is “Jana Gana Mana" which was originally written in Bengali by the Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore. Let’s have a look at interesting facts about the National Anthem of India.    

    Mar 12, 2021
  • Republic Day 2021: Facts about Vande Mataram (The National Song of India)

    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'.  

    Jan 26, 2021
  • Republic Day 2021: Facts and Code of Conduct of Indian National Flag

    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.      

    Jan 25, 2021
  • Origin and Meaning of 13 common symbols used in our everyday life

    Common symbols used in our everyday life: There are many symbols like Zebra Crossing, OK symbol, Victory sign, and Danger sign, etc have been invented by the human beings for the simplicity of the life. This article is based on such symbols; we use in our daily life.

    Mar 11, 2020
  • Royal Bengal Tiger: The National Animal of India

    'Royal Bengal Tiger' became the National animal of India in 1973 after the inception of the Project Tiger in 1973. The total number of tigers in India has increased to 2967 in the year 2018. Madhya Pradesh has highest number of tigers i.e. 526 in India followed by the Karnataka with 524 tigers.

    Nov 18, 2019
  • Indian Recipients of Ramon Magsaysay Award

    Ramon Magsaysay Award also known as the Nobel Award of Asian Continent. Ramon Magsaysay Award 2019 is given to five individuals which includes India's most Influential journalist Ravish Kumar. Other recipient of this award includes Thailand’s Angkhana Neelapajit (human rights activist), Philippines’ Raymundo Pujante Cayabyab (musician), Myanmar’s Ko Swe Win (journalist), and South Korea’s Kim Jong-Ki, an activist working on violence and mental health issues in youth.

    Sep 9, 2019
  • India's 6 Gallantry Awards: Facts at a Glance

    Param Vir Chakra (Pvc) is the highest gallantry award of Indian army. Apart from this award there are 5 other gallantry awards in India i.e. Maha Vir Chakra, Vir Chakra, Ashoka Chakra, Kirti Chakra and Shaurya Chakra. These gallantry awards were instituted by the Government of India on 26th January, 1950.

    Aug 14, 2019

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