The Satavahanas dynasty played the most significant role in Indian history in the period between the fall of the Mauryas and the rise of the Gupta Empire. They were also called as the Andhras in Deccan and their capital was at Paithan or Pratishthan. The Andhras were ancient people and they are mentioned in the Aitareya Brahmana. Here, we are giving the list of Satavahanas Rulers and their contribution for general awareness.
Miss World is the oldest running international beauty pageant and which was created in United Kingdom by Eric Morley in 1951. It is one of the Big Four international beauty pageants- Miss World, Miss Universe, Miss Earth and Miss International. Here, we are giving the list of Miss World from India along with brief description for general awareness.
The Global Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) was started by Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) for the purpose of creating public awareness and safeguarding the World agricultural heritage sites. There are three regions of India, which has been recognised as the Global Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) cities in India: Koraput, Odisha State; Kashmir Valley, Pampore region; and Kuttanad. Here, we are giving the list of Global Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) Sites in India and why these regions are chosen by FAO as GIAHS for general awareness.
As Percy Bysshe Shelley said that the 'History is a cyclic poem written by Time upon the memories of man’. Here, we are giving the List of an important Dates and Events of Modern history, in a chronological manner as well as important events that happened in Indian Modern History which is very useful for the aspirants of exams like UPSC-prelims, IAS-prelims, CPF, CDS, NDA and different State PSC exams.
The list of all companies that have been included in the BSE SENSEX from its inception in 1986 are 30 well established and financially sound companies. During the introduction of the SENSEX in 1986, some of the companies included in the base calculation in 1979 were removed and new companies were added. As of 13 Nov. 2017, BSE Sensex comprises 31 companies.
You would be surprised to know that since independence on 14th August, 1947 not a single Prime Minister of Pakistan has completed his five-year tenure. Prime Minister of Pakistan, whose tenure has longest, was Liaquat Ali Khan. In this article we are giving a list of all the Prime Ministers of Pakistan and their tenure, which will give you the information about which Prime Minister of Pakistan has been holding his post for the most time.
The Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) are rich in agricultural biodiversity and associated wildlife, and are important resources of indigenous knowledge and culture. Here, we are giving the list of Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems Sites around the World for general awareness.
There are 114 such stadiums in the world till 10th November, 2017 where test matches have been organized. But many of these stadiums are located in the one city. There are 22 such cities in the world, where more than one stadium has situated, which hosted international test matches. In this article, we are giving the list of 22 such cities in the world where there are two or more cricket stadiums situated which hosted Test matches.
The 11th Schedule of Indian Constitution was added in 1992 by the 73rd Constitution Amendment Act. This schedule contains 29 subjects. This schedule covers important topics such as Panchayat's powers, rural development, poverty alleviation, market, roads and drinking water etc.
Humans are a moving creature by nature; therefore they always keep on walking and going out on vacation after getting an opportunity. But before going to any country or city for tourism, we must be aware of which are the most expensive and cheapest cities in the world. If you also want to visit a particular country or city for tourism during these winter and you do not know that particular city is cheap or expensive, then do not panic, because in this article we are giving a list of 10 most expensive and 10 cheapest cities in the world.
At the present time, international T20 matches are rarely held, but due to the domestic T20 leagues being held in different countries, it has become quite popular. The impact of the explosive batting by batsmen in T20 matches can be seen in ODIs and Test matches because every batsman's strike rate of the current time is much better than the batsmen who played 20 years ago. In this article, we are giving details of the top 10 players who have scored most runs in international T20 matches.
The Bhakti Movement was the outcome of rigidity in religion and the objects of worship. The Bhakti Movement Saints and teachers belonged to various backgrounds, but mainly from the lower castes. They strongly preach the need for tolerance among humans and religions. It became popular just because this movement challenged the caste system and superiority of Brahamanas. Here, we are giving the list of Saints and Teachers of the Bhakti Movement for general awareness.
In a developing country like India, where people have to work 45-50 hours per week and work around 2500 hours per year, but there are many developed countries in the world where per week working hours are very low. Despite this, GDP of these developed countries is much higher than India. In this article, we are giving details of 10 countries in the world where per week working hours are least.
Many players work hard to brighten the name of the country around the world. Therefore, Indian government also provides various benefits to the players with many prizes, reservation in jobs and awards etc. Various awards given in the field of sports are: Arjuna Award, Eklavya Award, Major Dhyana Chand Award, Dronacharya Award and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award. This article has given the names of the players who have received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.
90 per cent of India's river discharges their water into the Bay of Bengal and rest are in the Arabian Sea. The drainage systems flowing into the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal are separated by a water divide extending approximately along the Western Ghats, Aravalli and Yamuna Sutlej divide. Here, we are giving the list of Major Rivers in India for general awareness.
In India Cricket is not just a game but it is a passion. Cricket is most played game not just in India but also in Asia and its fans are present throughout the world. At present, every match is being broadcast on television, but watching matches in cricket stadium is a different fun. In this article, we are describing world's 10 largest cricket stadiums based on viewer capacity.
Indian captain Virat Kohli has returned to the top spot in the latest ODI rankings of batsmen issued by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on 30th October, 2017. Virat Kohli currently has a total of 889 one-day rating points and thus he has become highest rating points achiever Indian batsman in the ODI ranking, leaving behind Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar. In this article, we are giving the list of top 20 batsmen and bowlers who got highest rating points in the history of ODI cricket.
The Pandya Kingdom was first mentioned by Megasthenese who said that their kingdom was famous for pearls. They occupied the region of the modern districts of Tirunelveli, Ramnad and Madurai in Tamil Nadu. Madurai was their capital, situated on the bank of river Vagai. Here, we are giving the list of Pandya Rulers and their contribution for general awareness.
The administrative structure of the Mughal Empire was centralised based on military power. The Mughal emperors accepted two primary duties for themselves, Jahanbani (protection of the state) and Jahangiri (extension of the empire). Here, we are giving the list of Administrative Departments under the Mughal Empire for general awareness.
Since its establishment in 1935, by the British colonial government, 24 people have worked as the governor of the Reserve Bank of India. The first Governor of the Reserve Bank of India was British banker Osborn Smith, while C.D. Deshmukh was the first Indian Governor of Reserve Bank of India. At present, the Governor of Reserve Bank of India, Urjit Patel, who took charge on September 4, 2016.
The Chera Dynasty was one of the three major Kingdoms of Tamilkam and ruled over the present-day state of Kerala and to a lesser extent, parts of Tamil Nadu in South India. The word Chera probably derived from Cheral, meaning "declivity of a mountain" in ancient Tamil. They were also known as ‘Keraputras’ and their kingdom was situated to the west and north of the Pandya kingdom. Here, we are giving the list of Chera Rulers and their contribution for general awareness.
The Mughal ruled for around 200 years. The Mughal Rulers built an empire and laid the foundations of administration upon which the British built further. There were 15 suba at the end of Akbar reign, which later increased to 20 under Aurangzeb. Here, we are giving the list of officers in Mughal Administration for general awareness.
In the 89th Oscar Award ceremony which was organized in Los Angeles, "Moonlight" was awarded for the "Best Film Award", while "La La Land" was rewarded in six categories, including "Best Director" and "Best Actress". In this article we are giving a list of Indians or persons of Indian origin who are awarded or nominated in Oscar award ceremony.
The Pala Dynasty, which originated in the region of Bengal as an imperial power during the Late Classical period on the Indian subcontinent. The dynasty was named after its ruling dynasty, whose rulers bore names ending with the suffix of Palau, which meant "protector". They were followers of the Mahayana and Tantric schools of Buddhism. They were insightful diplomats and military conquerors. Their army was equipped with war elephant cavalry. Here, we are giving the list of Pala Rulers and their contribution for general awareness.
The Chalukya Dynasty was one of the powerful dynasties of southern and central India between the 6th and the 12th century AD. The rule of this dynasty is marked an important milestone in the history of South India and a golden age in the history of Karnataka. Here, we are giving the list of Chalukya Rulers and their contribution for general awareness.
Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam was a prominent Indian scientist and 11th President of India. He worked in some of the most important organizations (DRDO and ISRO) of the country. He also played an important role in the second Pokhran nuclear test in 1998. Dr. Kalam was also associated with India's space program and missile development program. Therefore, he is also called "Missile Man". He was honoured with several prestigious awards including India's highest civilian honour "Bharat Ratna" in 1997. In this article we are giving a List of all 25 books that written by Abdul Kalam and hope that these books will prove to be inspirational in your life.
The Chola Dynasty was the greatest among all the south Indian dynasties. They ruled beyond the sea like Maldives Islands and Sri Lanka which shows that they had very efficient as well as huge naval power. Here, we are giving the list of Chola Rulers and their contribution for general awareness.
The Vijaynagara Kingdom was founded by Harihar I and Bukka I (Son of Sangama) in 1336 AD. This Kingdom was ruled by four dynasties- Sangama, Saluva, Taluva and Aravidu. Most of the king followed Vaishnavism. Here, we are giving the list of Temples Built during the Vijaynagara Empire for general awareness.
The Pallava Dynasty was one of the South Indian ruling dynasties which gained prominence after the eclipse of the Satavahanas dynasty, whom the Pallavas served as feudatories. They were patronage of architecture, the finest example being the Shore Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Mahabalipuram. Here we are giving the list of Pallavas Rulers of Kanchipuram and their contribution for general awareness.
Beginning of 17th century witnesses the rise of new Warrior class Marathas when the Bhonsle family of the Poona district got military as well as political advantage by Ahmednagar kingdom that get advantage of being local. Therefore, they took privileges and recruited a large number of Maratha sardas and soldiers in their armies. Shivaji was an expert soldier and an efficient administrator. Here, we are giving the list of Battles fought by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj for the general awareness.