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History

List of Sessions of Indian National Congress before Independence

The Indian National Congress (INC) was formed by the Allan Octavian Hume alongwith W.C. Bonnerjee, Surendranath Banerjee, William Wedderburn, Monomohun Ghose, M.G. Ranade, Dadabhai Naoroji, Dinshaw Wacha and Pherozeshah Mehta in 1885. The first session of INC was held in Bombay from 28–31 December 1885.

Geography

Earthquake Causes, Effects and Magnitude measurement

One of the worst natural disasters is an Earthquake. How they occur repeatedly? What are the after-effects of an earthquake? What causes an earthquake? How are earthquakes recorded? Let us find out!

Science

Indigenously developed Weapons of India

India was the world’s largest arms importer from 2014 to 2018 but later on Saudi Arabia became the number 1 arm importer in the world. But still India imports a lot of weapons for its military requirements. Government of India is striving to boost manufacturing of weapons in India through Make in India initiative. India has developed many weapons Indigenously which includes Tejas aircraft, Arjun Tank and AKASH Missile etc.

The Polity

what is National Register of Citizenship NRC

National Register of Citizenship (NRC)updation is creating political havoc in the country.This NRC is being updated in the Assam and the ruling NDA government is planning to update the NRC throughout the country.Let us read this article to know full detail of the National Register of Citizenship (NRC.

Economy

new economic policy of 1991 objectives features and impacts

New Economic Policy of India was launched in the year 1991 under the leadership of P. V. Narasimha Rao. This policy opened the door of the India Economy for the global exposure for the first time. In this New Economic Policy P. V. Narasimha Rao government reduced the import duties, opened reserved sector for the private players, devalued the Indian currency to increase the export. This is also known as the LPG Model of growth.

Enviornment & Ecology

water-management

Water management is the management of water resources for the coming generations. Water is one the most crucial natural resource for the existence of the human beings. In India out of our total ground water availability we use 6% for domestic use and another 5% for industrial purpose the remaining 89% goes for Agriculture.

GK Facts

Cricketers who have scored 10,000 runs in ODI

Indian Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar was the first player who had scored 10,000 runs in the One Day cricket (ODIs). But as of now 14 cricketers have scored more than 10,000 runs in ODIs. There are 4 Sri Lankan players have achieved this feat so far. Virat Kohli made a world record by hitting 10,000 runs in just 205 innings.

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