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do you know how india got her name as bharat

India i.e. Bharat is the union of states and a fusion of various religions, cultures, customs, heritage etc. which makes it an intriguing nation embracing the diversity of this world. Since ancient times our nation has been termed as Bharat (Sanskrit original name). There are some stories of various historians which fascinate us and explain How India got the name Bharat.

Geography

List of major canals and dams in Uttar Pradesh

About 90 percent of the total area of the state is drain by the Ganga and its tributaries rivers. Therefore, Uttar Pradesh has a prominent place in terms of distribution and expansion of canals. About 30 percent of the total irrigated land is irrigated by canals.  In this article, we are giving the list of major canals and dams in Uttar Pradesh, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Science

Why Doctors wear white Coat

It has been seen mostly that the profession is identified with uniform, such as police khaki uniform, black coat of the lawyer, white coat of the doctor etc. But do you know why doctors wear a white colour coat, what can be the reason behind this. Let's study through this article.

The Polity

who can use national emblem on number plate of car

According to rule 7 of Schedule 2 of the State Emblem of India (Regulation of Use) Rules, 2007, only certain statutory authorities and other high officials will have the right to use Ashoka's sign or National Emblem on their cars. In this article you will know which people can use this sign on their vehicle.

Economy

Important facts on Agricultural Development in Uttar Pradesh

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.

Enviornment & Ecology

Important Geographical Facts about Wetlands of the World

Wetlands are the lands between terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems where the water table is usually at or near the surface or the land is covered by shallow water. It exists in every part of the world and in every climatic zone. In this article we, are giving an important Geographical Facts about Wetlands of the World along with typologies of wetlands, names of major wetlands of the world, which will be useful for the UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

GK Facts

do you know how india got her name as bharat

India i.e. Bharat is the union of states and a fusion of various religions, cultures, customs, heritage etc. which makes it an intriguing nation embracing the diversity of this world. Since ancient times our nation has been termed as Bharat (Sanskrit original name). There are some stories of various historians which fascinate us and explain How India got the name Bharat.

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