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50 GK Questions on Union Budget and Economic Survey

India’s first budget was presented on February 18, 1860 by James Wilson, a Finance Member of the India Council. The first Union budget of Independent India was presented by R. K. Shanmukham Chetty on November 26, 1947.  Here, we are giving 50 GK Questions and Answers which not only generate awareness, but also make you understand the concept of ‘Budget’.

History

What were the factors in the growth of Modern Nationalism during British rule

The rise and growth of Indian nationalism has been traditionally explained in terms of the Indian response to the stimulus generated by the British Raj through the creation of new institutional, new opportunities and new style allocation of resources such as the motives behind the colonial interest, the role of Western Thought, Education, role of Press and Literature as well as a worldwide upsurge.

Geography

Do you know the difference between Peninsular River regime and the Himalayan Riv...

The climatic condition of any place or region controlled the flow of the river system. The River Regime is the pattern of the seasonal flow of water in any river. Here, we are giving brief note which will be helpful for understanding the differences between Peninsular River regime and the Himalayan River regime.

Science

Zero invented in India when and why

Zero is a symbol for the concept of nothing or having nothing. Now a day’s zero both as a numeric symbol and a concept help us to do calculus, in solving complicated equations and is the basis of computer. This article deals with the invention of Zero in India, how and when it took place.

The Polity

Constitution of India features taken from other countries

The Indian Constitution is unique in its contents and spirit. Though borrowed from almost every constitution of the world, the constitution of India has several salient features that distinguish it from the constitutions of other countries. Here, we are giving the list borrowed features of Indian Constitution which is very useful for the students who are preparing for the competitive examinations.

Economy

features of micro small and medium enterprises development act 2006

Small and Medium Enterprises Development Bill 2005 (which was presented in the parliament on May 12, 2005) has been approved by the president and thus become an act. This act is named as ‘The Small And Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006’. This act became effective from Oct. 2006.

Enviornment & Ecology

Basic Concepts related to the Environment and Ecology

Environment is the sum total of all conditions and influences that affect the development and life of all organisms on earth. Ecology is the branch of science that deals with the study of interactions between living organisms and their physical environment. Both are closely interrelated and they have continuous interaction so that any change in the environment has an effect on the living organisms and vice-versa.

GK Facts

Why we should not sleep under a tree at night

Plants are an important part of our life. With the help of photosynthesis, plants prepare their own food. They produce glucose and oxygen from carbon dioxide and water. They help us to reduce the pollution. But have you ever thought why we should not sleep under the tree at night? Let's study through this article.

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