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  • Full Moon or Harvest Moon 13 September, 2019: All you need to know

    Full Moon of September is known as Harvest Moon or Full Corn Moon by the early North American farmers. On 13 September, 2019 i.e. Friday is coinciding with a Full Moon after 13 years. What is Full-Moon, Why it is called Harvest Moon? Let us find out!

    Sep 12, 2019
  • 15 Interesting Facts and History about Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK)

    Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) is that part of Jammu & Kashmir state of India which Pakistan had invaded in 1947. Pakistan has divided POK into 2 parts i.e. Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. The area of Azad Kashmir is spread over 13,300 square kilometers (about 3 times of Indian Kashmir) and its population is about 45 lacs.

    Sep 12, 2019
  • History of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK)

    Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (POK) historically belonged to the erstwhile princely state of Jammu and Kashmir which is integral part of India due to signing of "Instrument of Accession" but it is unlawfully occupied by the Pakistan in 1947.

    Sep 12, 2019
  • Comparison of the Air Force of India, China and Pakistan

    Indian Air Force is the fourth largest air force in the world. The Indian Air Force was officially established on 8 October 1932 as the air force of the British Empire. Currently, there are 1.40 lac soldiers working in Indian air force. By the number count, India’s neighboring country China has the world's second largest air force. In this article, we will compare the air force strength of the India, China and Pakistan.

    Sep 12, 2019
  • List of all Successful Moon Missions

    Till date there are 20 moon missions have been launched successfully by the 3 countries. Indian could have been the 4th country if Chandrayaan-2 did not fail partially. The first successful moon was Luna 2 which was launched by the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) on 12 September 1959. While the first successful manned mission (Apollo 11) was launched by the USA on 16 July 1969. Read this article to know the full details of all the successful moon missions.

    Sep 12, 2019
  • List of 10 fastest Centuries in ODIs

    Till date there are 116 cricketers have scored 15 or more international centuries and 43 cricketers have scored 30 or more centuries in the International matches. The first ODI century was scored by ‘Denis Amiss’ who scored 103 runs against Australia at Old Trafford in 1972. The fastest century in the ODI scored by the AB de Villiers in just 31 balls against West Indies in 2015.

    Sep 9, 2019
  • What is the history of Ashes Series?

    Ashes series is a test match series played between England and Australia since last 137 years. This series is played alternatively in these two countries at least once every two years.The Ashes series was started in 1882. Australia has won this series 34 times while England won it 32 times.

    Sep 9, 2019
  • Chandrayaan-2, ISRO re-establishing communication link with Vikram Lander: All you need to know

    Chandrayaan-2 is India's second moon mission which was unfortunately partially successful but still ISRO is trying to re-establish contact with the Vikram Lander. Let us read more about Chandrayaan-2 mission and what happened during the process of landing?

    Sep 9, 2019
  • Chandrayaan 2 Vikram Lander: Why is landing focus on Moon’s South Pole?

    India’s attempt to land a robotic spacecraft on moon’s South Pole seems failed on 7th September,2019. Initially, landing was smooth but later on the trajectory diverged from the planned path. Suddenly, the mission control room felt silent as communication from the lander was lost just above 2.1 kilometres away from the surface of the moon. Let us read more about it.

    Sep 9, 2019
  • Water Management: Meaning, Statistics and Solutions

    Water management is the management of water resources for the coming generations. Water is one the most crucial natural resource for the existence of the human beings. In India out of our total ground water availability we use 6% for domestic use and another 5% for industrial purpose the remaining 89% goes for Agriculture.

    Sep 7, 2019
  • Salary of Chief Ministers of different States in India

    Article 164 of the Indian Constitution envisages that the Chief Minister shall be appointed by the governor. As of now there are 28 states and 9 Union Territories (UTs) in our country. The Chief Minister (CM) of different states receives a monthly salary for their work. In this article we have published the information regarding the salary of all CMs in our country.

    Sep 6, 2019
  • GK Questions and Answers: Central Vigilance Commission

    Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is the main agency in preventing corruption in the central government. It was established by an executive resolution of the central government. We have published a quiz on the Central Vigilance Commission for the aspirants of the various competitive exams like UPSC,PSC, SSC etc.

    Sep 6, 2019
  • Salary of Government Officials in India

    The President of India is the first citizen of the country that is why he/she receives the highest salary in the country. The President of India receives Rs. 500,000 as basic salary plus other allowances fixed to President of India. The Vice-President of India is the second highest paid official in the country who receives Rs.400,000 plus other allowances fixed to Vice President of India.

    Sep 6, 2019
  • P. Chidambaram: Biography, Qualification, Assets and Political Career

    P. Chidambaram is an Indian politician of the Indian National Congress Party. Currently he is the Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha. He has served as the Finance Minister of India from 2004 to 2014. P. Chidambaram was elected for the first time to the Lok Sabha from the Sivaganga constituency of Tamil Nadu in general elections, 1984 from Congress Party Ticket.

    Sep 6, 2019
  • National Register of Citizenship (NRC): All You need to know

    National Register of Citizenship (NRC) is updated in the Assam state to identify the Bangladeshi foreign nationals. These Bangladeshi had entered into the Assam during the 1971 Bangladeshi war of freedom . So as per this NRC only those persons will be included in the NRC who were the citizens of Assam or their ancestors were from Assam before March 25,1971.

    Sep 5, 2019