An estimation done by the RBI says that the number of the counterfeit notes in the FY 2017 has increased by 20% and the number reached up to 7.62 lac. The maximum numbers of fake notes were in the denomination of 500 and 2000 rupees. To aware the general public we are publishing some security features of the currency notes so that, fake notes can be detected by the general public.
According to rule 7 of Schedule 2 of the State Emblem of India (Regulation of Use) Rules, 2007, only certain statutory authorities and other high officials will have the right to use Ashoka's sign or National Emblem on their cars. In this article you will know which people can use this sign on their vehicle.
Check the top 10 richest countries in the world. This list of the richest countries. Economics of the world can be ranked based on different pointers or indicators and the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is one of the economic indicators that provide valuable information. Check complete details from this article.
In the beginning, the cyclones were named arbitrarily after boats, catholic saints, etc. In the early 1900s, feminine names were given to cyclones while the male names were inducted from 1979. At present, the cyclones are named in a systematic way.
The Coastline is an area where land meets the Sea or Ocean or a line that forms the boundary between the land and the Sea or Ocean. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 Countries with longest Coastline in the World along with their length of coastline in kilometres and in miles is drafted on the basis of the report given by the CIA World Fact Book.
According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Organic farming can be defined as a system which excludes the use of synthetic inputs. Synthetic inputs include hormones, pesticides, fertilizers, and animal feed. In this article, we are giving the list of top10 Countries where Organic Farming becomes prevalent in Asia.
Sake Dean Mahomed was a man of talent and became the first Indian who had published a book in English. He had first served as a surgeon in British Army. He introduces "shampooing" technique in the United Kingdom and many more. Let us study more about Sake Dean Mahomed through this article.
COVID-19 cases are rising all over the world and India is not left behind. On 24 March 2020, in India cases of COVID-19 rises 492 and 9 deaths are reported. Therefore, to counter the situation Section 144 of the CrPC is imposed in several districts of the states including Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, etc. Let us have a look in detail about Section 144 of the CrPC.
With the development of Railways, e-ticketing fraud is also increasing day by day. To prevent the Indian Railway Online Ticketing Scam, railways is mulling an amendment to the Railways Act, 1989 to include a provision of penalising those committing e-ticketing fraud. Let us study in detail.
OneerTM is a technology which will be helpful in rural areas and is developed under Make in India Mission. But do you know for what purpose OneerTM is developed, what are its features, how it will work etc. Let us find out through this article.
Firecrackers are enjoyed by most of the children in the Diwali festival. And every time it is seen that due to crackers air pollution increases and affects health. CSIR developed green crackers which are better than previous sound-emitting crackers and other fireworks. Let us read more about green crackers, how they will help in combating air pollution, the composition of green crackers, etc.
Weather is the state of the atmosphere which describes the degree or intensity to which it is hot or cold, wet or dry, calm or stormy, clear or cloudy. It is driven by air pressure, temperature and moisture differences between one place and another. Jet stream is one of the natural phenomena that directly affect our weather. In this article, we have discussed about the jet stream and its impact on the global weather system which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.
The Geneva Convention consists of four treaties and three additional protocols (drafts). This treaty preserves human rights of prisoners of war. The first treaty to maintain humanity was signed in 1864. This was followed by the second treaty in 1906 and the third treaty in 1929. After World War II in 1949, 196 countries together formed the fourth treaty that is still in force.