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What is Napoleonic Code?

2 days ago
Napoleon Bonaparte was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars. In this article, we have discussed about the Napoleonic Code which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Why was Industrial Revolution started in Britain?

Mar 14, 2019
With the advent of geographical discoveries and inventions like Steam Power, Use of Mechanical Power opens new avenues of trade and commerce. The Industrial Revolution refers to the transition of hand production methods to the mechanized factory system. In this article, we have discussed about the factors which were responsible for the Britain to become the epicentre of the Industrial Revolution and also discussed the impact of this revolution which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

How Indian Diplomacy trapped the Pakistan?

Mar 14, 2019
In the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack, India has launched a lot of diplomatic actions against Pakistan. As of now Pakistan is being pressurised by all countries of the world as well as International institutions. Pakistan is being included in the grey list of financial action task force for allowing terror funding from its soil and its external debt is increasing rapidly.

Why Indian Fugitive Offenders take Shelter in Britain?

Mar 12, 2019
The Fugitive Offenders of India hide in the Britain because the legal system in India and Britain is almost identical. India and Britain signed the extradition treaty in 1992. Last year, India had given a list of 57 fugitives to Britain and Britain has given a list of 17 fugitives to India. In this article we have explained the reasons that why Indian offenders prefers to take shelter in London?

How will expulsion from Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) hurt India?

Mar 8, 2019
Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) is an American business program that offers Duty Free Entry to goods of designated beneficiary countries especially developing countries. The Generalised System of Preferences was established on January 1, 1976 by the Trade Act of 1974. Recently USA excluded India from the list of beneficiaries of this program.

International Women's Day: Theme, History and Significance

Mar 8, 2019
International Women's Day is celebrated in many countries around the world. It is a day when women are recognized for their achievements.This article deals with the history of International women’s day, why it is celebrated, what is the theme of 2017 celebration etc.

Top 10 Richest Countries in the World

Mar 7, 2019
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is one of the economic indicators that provide valuable information about the economy. It is the monetary value of all the finished goods and services produced within a country's borders in a specific time period. In this article, we are giving the name of top 10 list of Richest Countries in the World on the basis of report given by the International Monetary Fund assessments and US Central Intelligence Agency's list of countries by GDP (PPP).

What is the Meaning and Reasons of Human Trafficking?

Mar 6, 2019
Human trafficking occurs when an offender, often referred as a trafficker, takes an Action, and then employs the Means of fraud, force or coercion for the Purpose of compelling the victim to get involve in slavery, commercial sex acts and other kind of exploitation against his or her will.

What is the definition and Rules under the Geneva Convention?

Feb 28, 2019
The Geneva Convention consists of four treaties and three additional protocols (drafts). This treaty preserves human rights of prisoners of war. The first treaty to maintain humanity was signed in 1864. This was followed by the second treaty in 1906 and the third treaty in 1929. After World War II in 1949, 196 countries together formed the fourth treaty that is still in force.

Top 10 Fastest Helicopters in the World

Feb 25, 2019
Helicopter is very useful aircraft because it can vertically take off and land in a very limited space, turn in any direction very quickly and hover in air. It is powered by an engine on its top with blades which rotate at high speed to give the craft its lift.

What are Grey List and Black List of the Financial Action Task Force?

Feb 25, 2019
The FATF is an independent inter-governmental body that develops and promotes policies to protect the Global Financial System against terror funding and Money Laundering activities. FATF has 2 types of lists one is Black list and other is Grey list. Those countries which are not supporting terror funding and money laundering are listed in the Black list while pro terror funding and money laundering nations are included in the grey list.

What is the Meaning and Objectives of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)?

Feb 22, 2019
The FATF is an independent inter-governmental body that develops and promotes policies to protect the Global Financial System against Anti-Money Laundering Standards and Counter-Terrorist Financing Measures. In this article we have explained that what are the objectives of the FATF?

India vs. Pakistan: Economic Comparision 2018

Feb 19, 2019
As of now the size of India Economy has become $2088 billion which tagged it as the 7th largest economy in the whole world. On the other hand, the size of Pakistan's economy is about $273 billion. So, India's GDP is almost 7 times larger than Pakistan's economy.

Most Favoured Nation | Definition, Concept and Clause

Feb 15, 2019
The Most Favoured Nation is one of the principles of WTO (World Trade Organisation) which gives the privileges to the one country to another for non-discriminatory trade policy commitment on a reciprocal basis that means both the countries enjoy lowest import-duty and quota-restrictions on imports from each other.

Coastal Zone Management- Purpose, Objective and Challenges

Feb 14, 2019
The Coastal zones are defined by the extent of territorial waters up to the high water mark. They are long, narrow features of mainland, islands and seas, generally forming the outer boundary of the coastal domain. Find out the concept, purpose, objectives and challenges of Coastal Zone Management for general awareness.

List of Top 10 Youngest Grand Masters of the World

Feb 14, 2019
The title of Grand Master is awarded to a player by the World Chess Federation or FIDE. Grandmaster is the highest title a chess player can attain. Till August 2018 FIDE rating list includes 1621 grandmasters, out of which 1585 are male and 36 are females. The World Chess Federation has awarded the title of Grand Master only to just 0.3% players registered with it.

List of Major Wetland Regions of the World

Dec 21, 2018
A wetland is a type of ecosystem which is inundated by water, either permanently or seasonally, where oxygen-free processes prevail. According to the Matthews and Fung estimation, the world has 7 to 9 million sq. km of wetland which is found in the tropical and subtropical regions. In this article, we are giving the list of Major Wetland Regions of the World which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Why is US Dollar considered as most strong Currency of the World?

Dec 20, 2018
In today’s world around 80% world trade take place in dollars. About 39% of the world's loans are given in US dollars and 65% dollar supply is used outside of the United States. It is surprising to see that most trading countries of the world accept payment in dollar. That's why foreign banks and countries demand dollar for international trade. Let us know through this article that why dollar is known as the strongest currency in the world?

What is UN Road Safety Trust Fund?

Dec 11, 2018
As we know that United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization which maintain international peace and security; develop friendly relations among nations, achieve international co-operation and be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations. Recently, it has launched UN Road Safety Trust Fund in order to enhance road safety worldwide. In this article, we have discussed the aim, objective and initiatives of the UN Road Safety Trust Fund.

List of Reports Published by International Organisations

Dec 10, 2018
There are many reports of different subjects published by the different International organisations. In this article we have compiled some of the most popular and important reports to help the aspirants of the different examinations like IAS/PCS/SSC/Banking/CDS and other one day exam held across the country.

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