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History

Salt March or Dandi March

Salt March is also known as Salt Satyagraha, Dandi March or Civil Disobedience Movement. The Salt Satyagraha was initiated by Mahatma Gandhi against the salt tax that was imposed by the British Government in India. It was a mass civil disobedience movement. Let us read in detail about Gandhi's Salt March.

Geography

Tropical Cyclone

As we know that Cyclone Amphan, the extremely severe cyclonic storm has now turned into a super cyclonic storm. The storm over West-central Bay of Bengal has moved north-northeastwards with a speed of 15 kmph during past 06 hours. IMD issued a warning and all fishing activity is suspended in Bengal and Odisha till 20 May. Do you know what is a Tropical cyclone, how is it formed and its effects.

 

Science

What are T-cells and their role to fight against COVID19

The immune system of our body defends against infection or fight against diseases. A study suggests that people infected with the coronavirus carry immune cells known as T cells that can help to fight against infection. Let us study about T cells in detail and about the research.

The Polity

What is Article 30 of the Indian Constitution

Article 30: The Indian Constitution has provisions of fundamental right from articles 12 to 35.  Part-3 of the constitution talks about the fundamental rights given to the citizens of the country. In this article, we have explained the constitutional provisions of article 30.

Economy

Biography Career and Achievements of kv kamath

Mr. KV Kamath may be the new Finance Minister of India. Currently he is President of New Development Bank. He was born on 2 December 1947 at Mangalore, Madras Province, India. Read this article to know the biography of Mr. Kundapur Vaman Kamath.

Enviornment & Ecology

List of major natural disasters in the history of India

Natural calamities are universal events all over the world. It may be in the form of Odisha Super Cyclone (1999), Gujarat Earthquake (2001), Indian Ocean Tsunami (2004), Maharashtra Drought (2013) and Uttarakhand Flash Floods (2013). In this article we have compiled the list of 10 most horrible natural calamities of Indian history.

GK Facts

Difference between LOC and LAC

Difference between LOC and LAC: LOC stands for Line of Control while LAC stands for Line of Actual Control. LOC is a demarcated border marked by the military. For example, the boundary separating parts of Jammu & Kashmir controlled by India and Pakistan is called the LOC while LAC is a boundary between India and China like Aksai Chin.

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