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What is the Gujral Doctrine of India?

Apr 23, 2018
Gujral Doctrine is considered a milestone in India's foreign policy. It was rendered by Mr. Inder Kumar Gujral, the Minister of External Affairs in H. D. Deve Gowda Government in 1996. This theory says that "India" as a bigger country of South Asia should give one-sided concession to her small neighbours and have cordial relations with them.

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What is TRP and how is it calculated?

Apr 19, 2018
TRP is known as Television Rating Point. It shows the rating of the TV channel and the serial viewed most. Let us study through this article, what is TRP, what is TRP rating, what is the effect on the program or the channel of TRP and how it is calculated etc.

14th Finance Commission: Share of States in the Union Tax Revenue

Apr 17, 2018
Article 280 of the Indian Constitution requires the composition of the Finance Commission in every five years. The 14th Finance Commission of India is constituted in the chairmanship of the former RBI governor Mr. Y.V. Reddy for the period of April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2020. The 14th Finance Commission has recommended a record 10% increase in the states' share in the Union taxes revenue to 42%.

Do you know the Flag Code of India, 2002

Apr 16, 2018
The display of National Flag is governed by the provisions of the Emblems and Names (Prevention of Improper Use) Act, 1950 and the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971. The Flag Code of India, 2002 is an attempt to bring together all such laws, conventions, practices and instructions regarding the display of National Flag of India.

Top 10 Biggest Aeroplanes in the World

Apr 11, 2018
The dream of flying not only rides in the sky but to the other planets and satellite as well. Now, we are planning to reach to the surface of the Sun. In this article, we are giving the name top 10 Biggest Aeroplanes in the World for general awareness.

List of Extinct Species of Marine Reptiles

Apr 10, 2018
Marine reptiles are cold-blooded vertebrate covered in special skin made up of scales, bony plates, or a combination of both which have become secondarily adapted for an aquatic or semiaquatic life in a marine environment. In this article, we are giving the list of Extinct Species of Marine Reptiles which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Why are mosquito bites so itchy?

Apr 10, 2018
Have you ever noticed that when mosquito bites, it seems like nothing happened, but after a while it becomes a red stain and it starts itching. Let us study through this article why mosquito bites are so itchy, is there any scientific reason behind it.

List of dignitaries allowed to fly National Flag on their vehicle

Apr 9, 2018
It is surprising to know that every Indian can’t fly the National Flag on their motor cars. There are only some dignitaries in our country is allowed to do so. This article is publishing the posts/names of all these dignitaries. The Flag Code of India, 2002 has listed the name of the dignitaries who can fly the National Flag on their cars, whenever they consider it necessary or advisable.

8 Interesting Facts about Commonwealth Games

Apr 6, 2018
The Commonwealth is the intergovernmental organization of those countries which were part of the British Empire. Currently the Commonwealth is a voluntary association of 53 independent and equal sovereign states. The Commonwealth was formed on 28 April 1949 through the London Declaration. The first Commonwealth Games were held in the city of Hamilton in Canada in 1930.

What is Mind-reading machine?

Apr 5, 2018
Mind reading machine refer to the Interpretation of human thought/cognition by brain activity without depending on speech or action. It can also predict the mental state or human behavior.

What is International Solar Alliance?

Apr 4, 2018
International Solar Alliance or ISA consists of 121 countries.ISA consists of most of those countries which are located between the tropic of cancer and tropic of Capricorn. These countries are located at the shortest distance from the Sun that is why solar energy is available in these quantities throughout the year. ISA's goal is to produce 1 trillion watt (1000 GW) of solar energy by 2030. ISA headquarter will be located in Gurgaon (Haryana).

When a chess player is called Grand Master?

Apr 3, 2018
The title of Grand Master is given by the World Chess Federation or FIDE. Grandmaster is the highest title a chess player can achieve. Currently there are, 1594 chess players all over the world have been awarded the title of Grand Master, out of which 1559 are male and only 35 are women. The World Chess Federation has awarded the title of Grand Master only to just 0.3% players registered with it.

What is “Fake News” and its different types?

Apr 3, 2018
Fake news is created with manipulating numbers, Photoshop images; take a photo from old source or from another country or region. The intent of such news is to mislead in order to damage an agency, entity, or person, and/or gain financially or politically.

15 Unknown facts about Viruses

Apr 2, 2018
Viruses are parasites, their infections cause many diseases in the host organism and they spread from one host to the other. Several diseases are caused due to virus, but they are also used for some beneficial works. Let's study some interesting and unknown facts about viruses through this article.

List of local names of shifting cultivation around the world

Mar 28, 2018
The Shifting cultivation is a form of agricultural practice or a cultivation system in which an area of ground is cleared of vegetation and cultivated for a few years and then abandoned for a new area until its fertility has been naturally restored. In this article, we are giving the list of local names of shifting cultivation around the world which will be useful for the UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What is barcode and how is it made?

Mar 26, 2018
A barcode is a square or rectangular image consisting of a series of parallel black lines and white spaces of varying widths. Barcode stores product related data like the date of manufacturing, expiry date, name of the manufacturer, country of the origin and price & quantity of the product. There are two types of barcode one is 1D and other is 2D (2 dimensional).

What are the Key Features of Companies Act, 2013?

Mar 26, 2018
The Companies Act, 2013 seeks to bring corporate governance and regulation practices in India at par with the global best practices. The Companies Act, 2013 was enacted on August 30. The Ministry of Corporate affairs has notified 326 sections out of 470 sections of the Companies Act, 2013 which was enacted in August, 2013 while remaining 144 sections needs to be notified yet.

Which countries of the world do not impose income tax?

Mar 23, 2018
Governments impose income tax on people in almost every country of the world. Corpus of the income tax is use to provide basic facilities like road, water, electricity, schools and many more to the residents of the country. But you would be surprised to know that there are some courtiers like Saudi Arab, Qatar and Bahamas which do not impose income tax on the citizens.

What is Special Category Status to states and its benefits?

Mar 22, 2018
Special category status is given to those states which fulfils some criteria like; hilly and difficult terrain, strategic location along international borders, low per capita income, low population density or the presence of sizeable tribal population, economic and infrastructural backwardness and non-viable nature of State finances.

7 Interesting facts about Ustad Bismillah Khan

Mar 21, 2018
Ustad Bismillah Khan was born on 21 March 1916 in Dumaron, Bihar. At the very young age he had learned to play shehnai and became the Ustad or master of it. He is a recipient of Bharat Ratna (2001), Padma Bhushan (1968), Padma Vibhushan (1980) and the Padma Shri (1961). Let us study 7 interesting facts about Ustad Bismillah Khan through this article.
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