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  • What is Space Debris and its causes?

    Space Debris referred to the debris found in the solar system such as asteroids, comets, and meteoroids (a small rocky or metallic body in outer space) as well as abandoned pieces of old satellites and used rocket stages are no longer functional (non-operational). In this article, we have explained the term space debris, how it caused and how it is a threat not only to the Earth’s atmosphere but also for the newly launched satellite as well operational satellite.

    Nov 22, 2018
  • Top 10 Nearest Star System to the Solar System

    The Universe comprises of everything that exists from the galactic super clusters to the tiniest sub-atomic particles and has a radius of about 46 billion light years with age about 13 to 15 billion years. A Star is a type of celestial body or astronomical object consisting of a luminous spheroid of plasma held together by its own gravity. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 nearest Star System to the Solar System which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    Nov 22, 2018
  • Why Governor’s Rule is imposed in Jammu & Kashmir only?

    Jammu & Kashmir State has its own Constitution and its administration is run by the same. If any other state of India except Jammu & Kashmir does not follow the rule of law then on the basis of report of the governor of the concerned state, the President rule (article 356) is imposed in that state. But if the same kind of situation arises in the in the Jammu & Kashmir then the state is administered by the governor of the state or the governor rule is applied here instead of President rule.

    Nov 22, 2018
  • Top 10 Longest Sea Bridges in the World

    Bridge is a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as body of water, valley, or road etc. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 longest sea bridges in the world which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    Nov 21, 2018
  • What were the reasons behind Indo-Pakistan War and its effects?

    Pakistan was created out of India in 1947 when both the countries became Independent from Great Britain. India-Pakistan Wars, name given to the series of conflicts between India and Pakistan. The most violent outbreaks came in 1947-48, 1965, 1971 and 1999. Reasons of conflicts are border dispute, Kashmir problem, Water dispute and terror controversy.

    Nov 19, 2018
  • 9 Causes for Avalanche in the Mountain Region

    When cohesive slab of snow triggered upon a weaker layer of snow in the snowpack which causes fractures and slides down a steep slope then is called an Avalanche. In this article, we are giving nine factors that will be responsible for the avalanche in the mountain region.

    Nov 19, 2018
  • Arecibo Message: 1st International radio message to space

    There was a radio message which was sent into the space in 1974. It was known as Arecibo Message. Do you know about it? What does it contain? Why it was sent? What is the Importance of Arecibo message etc? Let us find out through this article.

    Nov 16, 2018
  • National Journalism Day

    National Journalism Day is celebrated on 17th November every year in India. But do you know what is journalism, Why it is celebrated, what is the impact of journalism on the society, What is the importance of journalism etc. Let us find out the answers of these questions through this article.

    Nov 16, 2018
  • List of Hottest and Coldest Planets in the Solar System

    The planets of the Solar System can be divided into categories based on their composition i.e. Terrestrials planets (Made up of rocks) and Giant planets (Gas giants and Ice Giants). The temperature of the planets in the Solar system depends upon the structure and the distance from the Sun. In this article, we are giving the list of Hottest and Coldest Planet in the Solar System which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    Nov 15, 2018
  • List of Major Inter-State Water disputes in India

    The inter-State river water sharing disputes are settled with the publication of decisions of respective Tribunal. In the Constitution of India, water is a matter included in Entry 17 of List-II i.e. State List. In this article, we are giving the list of major Inter-State water disputes according to the report of the Ministry of Water Resources (Government of India) which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    Nov 14, 2018
  • Children’s Day 2018 –Birth Anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru

    Children's Day is celebrated on 14th November every year across the country. The motive of celebration of Children's Day on Jawaharlal Nehru's birthday is because of his love, affection and craze for children.

    Nov 14, 2018
  • What is the difference between Baltic Countries and Balkan Countries?

    Some parts of the world are named in terms of latitude, longitude, Sea, lakes, mountain, culture, language, and ethnicity and sometimes on the basis of climate. In this article, we have discussed that why some of the countries in Europe is termed as Balkan Countries and Baltic Countries.

    Nov 13, 2018
  • List of World's Space Explorations Mission

    Space Mission is a journey, by a manned or unmanned vehicle, into space to gather scientific data. It is important for global partnerships and exploration capabilities that help global preparedness for protecting the Earth from catastrophic. In this article, we are giving the list of World's Space Explorations Mission which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    Nov 12, 2018
  • Chhath Puja: 10 Amazing facts about History, Origin and Rituals

    Festivals in India have very close affinity with the nature. Chhath Puja is one of the festivals which are celebrated after one week of Diwali that is riverside rituals in which the Sun God or Surya is worshipped, giving it the name of ‘Suryasasthi.

    Nov 12, 2018
  • 10 Most Spoken Languages in India by Number of Speakers

    According to the census analysis, there are 121 languages spoken by 10,000 or more people in India, whose population is almost 121 crores i.e. it would not be wrong to say that India is a home to many major languages. Let us study about the 10 most spoken languages in India, according to the 2011 census of languages through this article.

    Nov 9, 2018