• Why is Army Day Celebrated in India?

    Army Day 2021: It is observed on 15 January every year in India, in recognition of Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa's taking over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from General Sir Francis Butcher, the last British Commander-in-Chief of India.

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  • Why is Pongal Festival celebrated?

    Pongal festival 2021: It is the harvest festival of Tamil Nadu that falls in the month of Thai (January-February season).  The uniqueness of the festival reminds us of the importance of natural resources, especially when the entire world is battling environmental change.    

    Jan 14, 2021
  • Why is Makar Sankranti celebrated?

    Makar Sankranti 2021: It is also known as Uttarayan and has its own historical and religious significance in India. Let us read more about Makar Sankranti, how is it celebrated, history behind the festival, etc    

    Jan 13, 2021
  • List of all Chief Guests on Indian Republic Day Parades (1950–2021)

    Indian-origin President of Suriname, Chandrikapersad Santokhi will be the Chief Guest at India’s Republic Day Parade on 26 January 2021 after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson cancelled his visit to India. Pakistan's Governor General Malik Ghulam Muhammad was the first person who attended the Republic Day parade as the Chief Guest at Rajpath, New Delhi.

    Jan 12, 2021
  • Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2021: Theme, History, Significance and Key Facts

    Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) 2021: It is observed once every two years to increase the engagement of the overseas Indian community with the Government of India and also focus on reconnecting them with their roots. Let us have a glimpse of Pravasi Bhartiya Divas and Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention 2021.

    Jan 9, 2021
  • What is the difference between Judge and Magistrate?

    Magistrates and Judges seem to be the same in the Judiciary but this is not true. There are differences especially in the nature of their powers. Let us study about Magistrate, Judge, and the differences between them.

    Dec 30, 2020
  • “Act East Policy” of India: Meaning and Objectives

    India’s ‘Act East’ policy is a diplomatic initiative to promote economic, strategic, and cultural relations with the vast Asia-Pacific region. The Act East policy is considered as the modern version of the "Look East Policy" which was launched in 1991 by then Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao. 

    Dec 24, 2020
  • Farmer's Day 2020: The Birthday of Chaudhary Charan Singh

    Kisan Divas or Farmer’s Day or Kisan Samman Divas is observed in India on the 23rd of December. This day symbolizes the birthday of Chaudhary Charan Singh-the fifth Prime Minister of the Indian Republic. Charan Singh served as the Prime Minister of India from 28 July 1979 to 14 January 1980. Let us read more about Farmer's Day.

    Dec 23, 2020
  • What is DRDO's Airborne Early Warning and Control System (AEW&C)?

    Airborne Early Warning and Control System (AEW&C) is a system of detecting & tracking enemy or hostile aircraft or UAVs and so forth. 

    Dec 18, 2020
  • Top 10 Highest Mountains in the World

    Highest mountains in the world is an important examination topic for the candidates preparing for UPSC, SSC, RRB, Bank PO/Clerk or any other government and competitive examinations. In this article, we have provided a list of the top 10 highest mountains in the world. 

    Dec 17, 2020
  • List of players who have played slowest innings in Cricket

    In this article, we have mentioned 10 players who have played slowest innings in Test Cricket, scoring minimum runs.

    Dec 17, 2020
  • List of all Five Year Plans of India

    The first five-year plan in India was launched in 1951 and since then, India has witnessed twelve Five Year Plans. The present government had however discontinued the Five-year plan system and a new mechanism was put into place. Let us have a look at all the Five Year Plans the country has witnessed so far. 

    Dec 15, 2020
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel: Remembering The Man Behind United India On His 70th Death Anniversary

    Shri Vallabhbhai Patel's full name was Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel. Vallabhbhai Patel is also known as the Sardar Patel and Iron Man. 15 December 2020 marks his 70th death anniversary.  

    Dec 15, 2020
  • Bharat Ratna Award Winners: List of Recipients (1954-2019)

    List of recipients of Bharat Ratna:- Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian award in the country.  The last Bharat Ratna award was given to  Bhupen Hazarika, Pranab Mukherjee, and Nanaji Deshmukh in 2019. 

    Dec 10, 2020
  • Indian Navy Day 2020: Why is it celebrated on 4 December?

    Indian Navy played a crucial role during the Indo-Pakistan war of 1971 and started Operation Trident. To commemorate the attack and to accomplish the role of Naval force every year, Navy Day is celebrated on 4 December.  Let us have a look at how Navy Day is celebrated, the history of the Indian Navy and some interesting facts.      

    Dec 4, 2020

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