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GK Questions and Answers on Non Constitutional Bodies in India

Non Constitutional or Extra Constitutional bodies are those bodies which are established after passing an act of Parliament. It means these institutions are not mentioned in our constitution. The name of some Non Constitutional bodies are Central Bureau of Investigation, NITI Aayog, State Human Right Commission and Central Vigilance Commission etc.

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History

Buddhist Mudras, Hand Gestures and their Meaning

The symbolic gestures (Mudras) through iconography of Buddha image to evoke particular ideas during Buddhist meditation or rituals. In Indian sculptural art, images are the symbolic representations of divinity whose origin and end is expressed through the religious and spiritual beliefs.

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Geography

How are Cyclones named in the World?

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) maintains lists of the names appropriate for each tropical cyclone. If the speed of a cyclone is more than 34 nautical miles per hour then it becomes necessary to give it a special name. In the Atlantic region the tradition of giving name to the Hurricane and Cyclone continues since 1953. There are different types of cyclones named around the world. The names of the cyclones in the Australia are given on the name of corrupt politicians.

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Science

HIV Vaccine Awareness Day/ World AIDS Vaccine Day 2019

World AIDS Vaccine Day is also known as HIV Vaccine Awareness Day (HVAD). It is an annual event observed on 18 May to spread awareness about the continued need for a vaccine to prevent HIV infection and AIDS. What is AIDS, how it spreads, what is HIV vaccine, how HIV leads to AIDS etc. Let us find out.

 

 

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The Polity

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

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. The spouses of Presidents will also get a secretarial assistance of Rs. 30,000 per month.

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Economy

Paytm Credit Card: Key Features and Benefits

Paytm offers facility of online shopping, paying bills, money transfer etc. Recently Paytm launched its much expected Paytm credit card which is also called Paytm First Card. So get to know key features and benefits of the Paytm credit card read this article.

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Enviornment & Ecology

National Endangered Species Day 2019: Third Friday in May| Significance

National Endangered Species Day is observed on third Friday of May every year to spread awareness about the importance of protecting endangered species, their habitats and to take actions necessary to protect them. What is the history behind this day, when it was first time celebrated? Do you know what are endangered species? Let us see below.

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GK Facts

Narendra Modi Biography in short: Family, Education, Political Life, Awards and Achievements

Narendra Modi a name who everyone knows and does not required any introduction. He has proved that success has nothing to with caste, creed or where a person belongs to. He was born into a lower middle class family of grocers from Gujarat, he used to run a tea stall and today he is the Prime Minister of India. Narendra Modi Biography in short is all about his early life, family, education, political career, awards and recognition, books written by him etc.

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