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Telangana at a Glance: The latest State of India

Dec 13, 2018
Telangana is a state in South India and one of the 29 states in India. It was formed on 2 June 2014 with the city of Hyderabad as its capital. Telangana is bordered by the states of Maharashtra to the North and North West, Chhattisgarh to the North. Telangana has an area of 114,840 square kilometres (44,340 sq mi), and a population of 35,193,978 (2011 census), making it the twelfth largest state in India, and the twelfth most populated state in India.

Twenty Important facts about the Rajasthan

Dec 13, 2018
Rajasthan is India's largest state by area (342,239 km2 (132,139 sq mi) or 10.4% of India's total area). It is located on the western side of the country, where it comprises most of the wide and inhospitable Thar Desert (also known as the "Rajasthan Desert" and "Great Indian Desert") and shares a border with the Pakistani provinces of Punjab to the Northwest and Sindh to the west, along the Sutlej-Indus river valley. It is a northern Indian state bordering Pakistan.

Madhya Pradesh at a Glance Heart of India

Dec 13, 2018
Madhya Pradesh is situated in the central region of India and that’s why it is called the Heartland State. It has the largest reserves of diamond and copper in India as Madhya Pradesh is rich in mineral resources. It came into existence in 1956. It experiences sub-tropical climate. Hot dry summer is from April to June and Monsoon Rains are from July to September. There are all total 52 districts present in Madhya Pradesh. It has 92% of Hindus and around and the remaining 8% are Muslim, Jain, Christian, Sikhs and Buddhists.

Chhattisgarh

Dec 13, 2018
Chhattisgarh is one of the 29 states of India, located in the centre-east of the country. It is the tenth-largest state as well as the 17th-most populated state in India. In this article, we are giving the important facts related to the Indian State Chhattisgarh which is helpful for those students who are preparing for Bihar PSC Exam.

List of All the Political Parties in India

Dec 11, 2018
India has very diverse multi party political system. As on 13 April, 2018 there are three types of political parties in India i.e. National Parties (7), state recognized parties (24) and registered unrecognised parties (2044). All the political parties which wish to contest local, state or national elections are required to be registered by the Election Commission of India (ECI).

Modern History of Bihar

Dec 6, 2018
Bihar is situated on the one of the fertile regions of the world which is drained by river Ganga. It was famous for its cotton, textile, saltpetre and indigo. This makes reason of enticing for European to open trade factories and centre for trade. Here, we are sharing “Modern History of Bihar” which is helpful for those students who are preparing for Bihar PSC Exam.

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.

List of 111 National Waterways in India

Nov 26, 2018
The Haldia-Varanasi National Waterway-1 has been made operational on 12 November,2018 by the PM Modi. The government of India has declared 111 waterways as National Waterways (NWs) in the country. National Waterways are the cheapest mode of transporting goods as compared to other ways of freight transportation. The cost of transportation through waterways is around 1.06 Rs. per Tonne Kilometre while Rs.2.5 per Tonne Kilometre through highway.

List of Mineral Resources found in the districts of Uttar Pradesh

Oct 16, 2018
There are a huge quantity of mineral resources are found in the Vindhya mountain range of Uttar Pradesh. Uttar Pradesh has many resources like limestone, Magnesite, Copper, Gypsum. In this article, Jagran josh is publishing the list of the minerals found in this state. There are lot of questions are asked in the different exams based on these minerals. So students need to pay full attention while reading this article.

List of Main Airports in Uttar Pradesh

Oct 9, 2018
India currently has 27 International Airports in which 26 are operational while the numbers of custom airports are 8. At present, there are total of 138 airports in India, out of which only 108 are operational and 30 are non-operational. There are just 2 International Airports in the Uttar Pradesh i.e.Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport, Lucknow and Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport , Varanasi the third International Airport of the state at Taj International Airport, Greater Noida is under the construction.

List of main Research Institutes in Uttar Pradesh

Sep 4, 2018
Though Uttar Pradesh is not considered as a big industrial state but there are many specialized research institutes in this state. Such as; Central Potato Research Institute, Meerut; Agricultural Research Institute, lucknow; Central Drug Research Institute, lucknow and 'Central Pharmaceutical Research Institute, Agra etc. In various competitive examinations of Uttar Pradesh, it is asked to the aspirants that so and so research institute is located in which of the following district of the state.

List of Famous Freedom Fighters from Uttar Pradesh

Sep 4, 2018
The history of Uttar Pradesh has run concurrently with the history of the country during and after the British rule, but it is also well-known that the contribution of the people of the State in the Indian War of Independence had been significant. In this article, we are giving the list of Famous Freedom Fighters from Uttar Pradesh which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Demographic data of Uttar Pradesh as per Census 2011

Aug 21, 2018
As per the data shown in the census 2011; the total population of the Uttar Pradesh has crossed 20 Crores which was 16.62 Crore in 2001 census. Now the Uttar Pradesh has 16.50% of the total population of the country followed by the Maharashtra and Bihar. This article has important data on the demography of the Uttar Pradesh.

List of Important Fairs of Uttar Pradesh

Aug 9, 2018
Fairs are an intrinsic part of the Indian culture- a golden thread that runs through its cultural fabric. Generally fairs are organised at the religious places. About 2,250 fairs are held every year in the state of Uttar Pradesh. In this article, we are giving the list of important fairs of the Uttar Pradesh, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Agricultural Development in Uttar Pradesh: Important facts for Exams

Aug 9, 2018
Agriculture is called the backbone of economy of Uttar Pradesh. Uttar Pradesh is the top producer of food grain in Uttar Pradesh. Agriculture provides around 59% employment to the residents of the state. This article is publishing some important facts about the role of agriculture in the development of the state. I hope that these facts will be very crucial for the upcoming exams to be held in the state.

List of Main Small and Cottage Industries Centres in Uttar Pradesh

Aug 8, 2018
It is often seen that a particular kind of industry flourishes in a particular area or place. The reason for this may be the availability of resources and manpower in those areas. Almost every district of Uttar Pradesh has achieved proficiency in making a particular product. For example, Aligarh is famous for locks, Firozabad is famous for bangles and sports equipment is made in Meerut and Agra.

What is the difference between Metro and Local Train?

Jul 23, 2018
A metro is a train that is specifically designed to run in metropolitan cities while local train are designed to connect the distances within the city and its suburbs areas. In this article you will come to know some crucial differences between the local train and metro train.

List of Folk Music of Uttar Pradesh

Jul 12, 2018
Uttar Pradesh is literally, a treasure house, with each and every district having unique music traditions. Folk songs made collective life and collective labour more enjoyable. They were passed on orally from generation to generation. In this article, we are giving the list of Folk Music of Uttar Pradesh, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

First in Bihar: Personalities, Events and Structure

Jun 27, 2018
Bihar is an entirely land–locked state of the eastern part of the India. It lies mid-way between the humid West Bengal in the east and the sub humid Uttar Pradesh in the west which provides it with a transitional position in respect of climate, economy and culture. In this article, we are giving the first person, first event and structure of Bihar. It will help the aspirants to enhance their general knowledge for upcoming BPSC and BPSSC preliminary exams.

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