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What is Hurricane and how it is formed?

10 hrs ago
A hurricane is a type of tropical cyclone, which is a generic term for a low pressure system that generally forms in the tropics. The cyclone is accompanied by thunderstorms and, in the Northern Hemisphere, a counter clockwise circulation of winds near the earth's surface. Here, we are giving the concept, definition and formation of hurricanes for general awareness.

When and Why British first landed on Indian Territory

14 hrs ago
The arrival of Vasco da Gama in Calicut on May 20, 1498 opens a sea route from Europe to the East. After that India became the focal point of the Europe's trade and also the realm of European ambition getting wider to grab Spice Islands trade monopoly which causes numerous naval battle. Here, we are giving an interesting glimpse of the trivial fact, in the Indian history about when and why British first landed on Indian Territory.

Top 10 players who have scored most runs in international T20

2 days ago
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.

What are the demands of Kashmiri from Government of India

Sep 11, 2017
With the end of British rule, the state of Jammu and Kashmir also became independent on 15 August 1947. For the protection of Jammu and Kashmir, a treaty of accession was signed on October 26, 1947 between Maharaja Hari Singh and Jawaharlal Nehru. An article 370 was added in the Indian Constitution, under which Kashmir has got status of special state. The present NDA Government of India wants to abolish Article 370 but Kashmiris are opposing it.

What is the difference between ethnicity and race?

Sep 11, 2017
The diversity is used to describe entities with members who have identifiable differences in their biological as well as cultural backgrounds or lifestyles. This diversity is complemented by races and ethnicity. The term “Race" and "Ethnicity" are often used interchangeably but have separate meaning– one as ‘biological quality’ and second one as ‘cultural phenomenon’. Here, we are giving the basic difference between the race and ethnicity for general awareness.

7 Smallest Countries in the World

Sep 6, 2017
Country is a region identified as a distinct national entity. Some countries are so small that some cities of other nations are big enough. These countries have their own culture, government etc. This article deals about the 7 smallest countries in the world.

List of Public sector banks in India and their headquarters

Sep 6, 2017
A bank is a financial institution that accepts deposits from the public and creates credit. Here, we are giving the ‘List of Public sector banks in India and their headquarters’ along with their taglines and year of establishment. In this article, we have also included the proposed merger of SBI’s associate banks and Bhartiy Mahila Bank with state bank of India and its impact on Indian Banking Industry which will be useful GK Study material for the aspirants who are preparing for competitive exams like IAS/PCS/SSC and Banking etc.

What is Project 73 of India to tackle China?

Aug 28, 2017
Between the growing tension in India and China, India has started construction of 73 roads on the border with China, in which 27 roads will be constructed by the Ministry of Home Affairs and 46 roads by the Defense Ministry. Therefore, the construction of these 73 roads by India has been named "Project 73". The construction of 30 roads of this project has been completed.

List of Countries with Nuclear Weapon

Aug 23, 2017
The nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or from a combination of fission and fusion reactions (thermonuclear bomb). In order to check and balance the Non-Proliferation Treaty was created because it sets a precedent for international cooperation between nuclear and non-nuclear states to prevent proliferation. Here, we are giving a list of Countries with Nuclear Weapon for general awareness (GK).

Muslim Countries where Triple Talaq is banned

Aug 22, 2017
Currently, Indian society moving towards reformation whether it is social or religious matter. Triple Talaq is one of the current burning topics which are on the way of reformation. Here, we are giving the name of major Islamic countries where Triple Talaq is banned as per Current GK perspective.

What is the difference between Nationality and Citizenship?

Aug 22, 2017
The constitution of India deals with the citizenship from the articles 5 to 11 under Part II. The Citizenship Act, 1995 prescribes 5 way of acquiring citizenship i.e. Birth, Descent, Registration, Naturalization and Incorporation of the territory. The Nationality can be obtained by Birth and Inheritance.

What is the difference between e-Government & e-Governance?

Aug 17, 2017
By e-Government we mean the use of ICT in government operations, as a tool to increase the outreach of the government services to the general public. e-Governance, on the other hand, implies the use of ICT in transforming and supporting functions and structures of the system.

What is the meaning of 24 spokes of Ashok Chakra?

Aug 10, 2017
The Ashoka Chakra is the depiction of the “Dharmachakra”; represented with 24 spokes. Ashoka Chakra appears on a number of edicts of Ashoka, most prominent among which is the Lion Capital of Ashoka. The Ashok Chakra is visible in the Indian National flag, where it is rendered in a navy blue colour on a white background. The 24 spokes of the Ashok Chakra inspires every Indian to work tirelessly for 24 hours.

Do you know the rank and insignia of Border Security Force (BSF)

Aug 10, 2017
Border Security Force (BSF) is one of the five Central Armed Police Forces of India. It was established on 1st December, 1965. Currently BSF is world's largest border security force. In this article, we are giving details of the rank and insignia of Border Security Force (BSF) officers.

10 Important Facts about Kakori Train Conspiracy

Aug 10, 2017
We celebrate our Independence Day on 15th August. It is worth knowing that this day of celebration is not achieved in one day, but a long process of struggle and Kakori Train Conspiracy is one of the important events of the freedom struggle. Here, we are giving 10 important facts about Kakori train Conspiracy.

What is the Structure and Commands of Indian Army

Aug 9, 2017
Indian Army was established in 1895 but it got its current structure after independence. It is the third largest army in the world, which is divided into 7 commands. In this article we are giving you information about the structure and various commands of the Indian Army, which is very useful for the students preparing for various examinations.

10 Most Dangerous Waters in the World

Aug 4, 2017
The beautiful, bewildering and mysterious relief features are the dominated features of the Earth. Earth is covered with around 71 % of water and it is one of the essential components to humans and other life forms. Here, we are giving 10 Most Dangerous Waters in the World that will definitely mesmerize and eyebrow-singeing fact for the readers who want to explore the world.

What does the colour stripes on your toothpaste indicates

Aug 3, 2017
Have you ever noticed that the toothpaste we use every day has chemical or not? Most of the toothpaste has some colour stripes on the lower side. What does these stripes indicates? This article deals with the significance and the secret behind the colour stripes present on the bottom of the toothpaste.

All about World’s Only Hanging Monastery

Aug 3, 2017
The World’s Only Hanging Monastery i.e. Hanging Temple or Hanging Monastery or Xuankong Temple is situated near Mount Heng in Hunyuan County, Datong City, Shanxi province, China. It was built around 1500 years ago under the reign of the Wei Dynasty. Here, we are giving some Amazing Fact about the World’s Only Hanging Monastery for general awareness (GK).

List of Famous and Amazing Caves or Caverns of the World

Aug 2, 2017
A cave is a hollow place in the grounds which is formed naturally by the weathering of rock and often extends deep underground. It also refers to smaller openings like sea caves, rock shelter and grottos. Here, we are giving the list of Famous and Amazing Caves or Caverns of the World that will not only enhance the general knowledge of aspirants of different examinations but also to the general readers.

Top 10 Largest Countries By Area

Aug 2, 2017
The Earth is a dynamic planet because it is constantly undergoing changes inside and outside. It is made up of rocks. Its surface is covered with water by 71 % and remaining 29% is a land mass that consists of continents and islands. Here, we are giving the “List of the Top 10 Largest Countries by Area”.

Who is more powerful in the defense sector between India and China: A comparative study?

Jul 28, 2017
India and China Both are considered as the largest superpower of Asian continent. The size of trade between these two countries is around $70 billion.  On the other hand, the boundary dispute between the two countries is always alive. In the light of the recent standoff between these two counties in the Doklam area; we are comparing the defence capabilities of these two countries in this article.

List of Hydro Power Plants in India

Jul 27, 2017
Energy is an essential input for economic development and improving the quality of life. India is the seventh largest producer of hydroelectricity in the World. Power development in India commenced at the end of the 19th century with the commissioning of electricity supply in Darjeeling during 1897, followed by the commissioning of a hydropower station at Sivasamundram in Karnataka during 1902. Here, we are giving a list of Hydro Power Plants in India that will help in the enhancement of general knowledge of the readers.

10 Poorest Countries of the World

Jul 26, 2017
This article tells about the 10 poorest economies of the world. In the list of ten countries no country individually has its total GDP greater than the total assets of the richest person of the world i.e. Bill Gates. Haiti, a country situated in Caribbean Sea has the most of its population (77%) Below Poverty Line.

Currencies of the World: Countries that have Rupee as currency

Jul 26, 2017
The Currency is a system of money or other items used as a medium of exchange, esp. the money used in a particular country, area, or domain of usage. Here, we are giving a list of countries that have rupees as a currency name for general awareness (GK).

Ramnath Kovind: 10 facts about 14th President of India

Jul 20, 2017
National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate Ramnath Kovind has become 14th President of India. The formal announcement of his name as the President was made at 4:22 in the evening. In the presidential election of 2017, Ramnath Kovind got 7,02,044 votes, while his opponent and a candidate of 17 opposition parties Meira Kumar got 3,67,314 votes. In this article, we are giving details of 10 amazing facts about 14th President of India Ramnath Kovind.

First undersea Bullet Train in India

Jul 19, 2017
India's first bullet train in India will run between Mumbai and Ahmedabad and it will take about two hours and seven minutes to cover the distance. The first time Indian Railway will provide different facilities in train. Let us find out the features and facilities that will be provided in the bullet train and when this project will start.

List of Cricketers who have scored 10,000 runs in ODI

Jul 19, 2017
At one time it was unthinkable to score10,000 runs by a batsman in one-day cricket . But gradually many batsmen have scored 10,000 runs in ODI cricket and have registered their names in the record books. In this article, we are giving details of the names and records of the batsmen who have scored 10,000 or more runs in ODI cricket.

How China’s ‘String of Pearls Project’ would affect India’s security?

Jul 18, 2017
On July 12, 2017, Chinese troops have sailed for setting up country's first ever overseas military base in Djibouti (Africa).This Chinese step shows that China is trying to trap India through different base around its neighbouring countries. China is creating a ring around India which is named "String of Pearls" by the media.

What is the Salary and Perks of the President of India?

Jul 17, 2017
In the October 2017, the Government of India decided to increase the salary of The President of India from Rs. 1.5 lac /month to Rs.  5 lac  / month. In addition to the salary the president receives other allowances in which free medical, housing and treatment facilities (whole life) are provided. After this new salary the president will get Rs. 1.5 lac /month as pension.

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