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Top 10 highest altitude airports in the World

13 hrs ago
An airport is an aerodrome with extended facilities, mostly for commercial air transport. It is also termed as aerodrome, airfield, and airstrip. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 highest altitude airports in the World, situated at a minimum elevation of 2,500 m (8,202 ft.) above sea level on the basis of report given by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

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Top 10 Countries with Highest Female Population

16 hrs ago
The natural “sex ratio at birth” is often considered to be around 105. This means that at birth on average, there are 105 males for every 100 females. Sex ratio can be defined as the ratio of males to females in a population. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 Countries with Highest Female Population on the basis of the report given by the United Nation Organisation and CIA “World Fact Book” on the world population by gender and female to male ratio.

Top 10 Countries with Freshwater Resources

Sep 20, 2018
Freshwater can be defined as the water with less than 500 parts per million (ppm) of dissolved salts. Ice sheets, ice caps, glaciers, icebergs, bogs, ponds, lakes, rivers, streams, and groundwater are the sources of freshwater. In this article we are giving the list of top 10 Countries with Freshwater Resources which are listed on the basis of the stats from the United Nations Environment Programme.

Top Asian Countries for Organic Farming

Sep 19, 2018
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.

Why more than 300 combinations of medicines are banned in India?

Sep 19, 2018
Health ministry had banned more than 300 combinations of medicines or drugs in India. Do you know what are fixed drug combinations, why they are harmful for health, why government had banned these medicines in India? Let us find out through this article.

Muslim Countries where Triple Talaq is banned

Sep 19, 2018
Currently, Indian society moving towards reformation whether it is social or religious matter. Triple Talaq is one of the current burning topics which are on the way of reformation. Here, we are giving the name of major Islamic countries where Triple Talaq is banned as per Current GK perspective.

Top 10 Coffee Consuming Countries in the World

Sep 18, 2018
Coffee is one of the popular beverages in the world which is consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans. It is darkly coloured, bitter, and slightly acidic and has a stimulating effect in humans, primarily due to its caffeine content. In this article we are giving the list of Top 10 Coffee Consuming Countries in the World on the basis of the stats from the International Coffee Organization (ICO).

Allotment of funds to MPs in the MPLAD Scheme

Sep 18, 2018
MP fund scheme was started by late Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao on December 23, 1993. The initial assistance under the MPLAD scheme was Rs. 5 lakh / MP. From 1998-99 onwards, this amount has been increased to Rs. 2 crore / MP and the amount currently available under this scheme has been increased to Rs. 5 crore rupees.

What is the origin of holy river Ganga?

Sep 14, 2018
For thousands of years Ganga has been pivotal in the economic, social and religious life of the people. It is considered as a Goddess and mother in Hindu tradition. Some people believe that the water of Ganges can cure ailments. But do you know from where the sacred River Ganga originates? Let us find out through this article.

Top 10 Worst Earthquakes in India

Sep 11, 2018
An Earthquake is basically the vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energy. This energy radiates in all directions from the source, focus, in the form of waves. India is divided into five earthquake Zones (Seismic Zones) based on the intensities of earthquakes recorded on the Modified Mercalli Scale. In this article, we are giving list top 10 Worst Earthquakes in India which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

New Drone Policy of India- 2018

Sep 10, 2018
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation had announced draft regulations on civil use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems, commonly known as "Drones" on August27, 2018. This New Drone Policy allows personal, recreational and commercial use of drones from December this year. This policy will allow the drones to fly only within the "line of sight" of the person flying it. The drones have been classified in five categories on the basis of their maximum take-off weight. The Nano drone will be of less than or equal to 250 gms.

Why Rupee is falling against Dollar currently?

Sep 10, 2018
At the time of India's independence, the value of one dollar was equal to one rupee but in the June 2018, the value of Indian rupee against the US dollar has reached its lowest level at Rs.72.51 per dollar. In this article, we explained the reasons behind the depreciation of Indian Rupee in the current months.

What is the Complete Process to open a Petrol Pump in India?

Sep 10, 2018
Government has made certain rules and regulations to ensure transparency in the allocation of the petrol pumps in the country. In this selection process two rounds of selection are made, if somebody qualifies in the first round only then he/she will be allowed to take part in the second round. In this article we are publishing detailed information about the entire process of opening new petrol pump in India.

What is the difference between the FBI and CIA?

Sep 7, 2018
The main functions of the CIA include overseas intelligence gathering and covert action. FBI on the other hand protect the U.S. from terrorist attacks; protect the U.S. against foreign intelligence operations and espionage, Combat public corruption at all levels and protect the USA against the global cyber attacks. FBI also investigates cases of murders, interstate crimes and kidnapping in the country.

Features of Smart Coach in the Indian Railways

Sep 6, 2018
Railways play an important role in the life of every one. Millions of people travel through it every day. In order to make travellers more comfortable in the journey, the Ministry of Railways has built a smart coach, which will provide many types of facilities. Let's study about the features of the Smart Coach through this article.

Reasons behind the earthy odour of soil after first rain

Sep 6, 2018
Have you ever noticed that when first drops of rain fall on the dry land, the unique earthy odour comes out of the soil or surrounding environment? Why does this happen. Is there any scientific reason behind it? Let's study through this article.

List of Equivalent Commissioned Rank of Indian Armed Forces

Sep 4, 2018
The Commissioned officers are the leaders of the army and command everywhere from platoon/company to brigade, division, corps and the whole army. In this article, we are giving list of Equivalent Commissioned Rank of Indian Armed Forces, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Saints and Teachers of the Bhakti Movement

Sep 4, 2018
The Bhakti Movement was the outcome of rigidity in religion and the objects of worship. The Bhakti Movement Saints and teachers belonged to various backgrounds, but mainly from the lower castes. They strongly preach the need for tolerance among humans and religions. It became popular just because this movement challenged the caste system and superiority of Brahamanas. In this article, we are giving the list of Saints and Teachers of the Bhakti Movement ,which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

What is the significance of the images on the reverse side of Indian Currencies?

Sep 3, 2018
There will hardly be a country in the world that does not have its own currency. Almost every country puts image of important person/monuments on its currency notes. India is also not behind in this practice. Indian currency note have images of Mahatma Gandhi, the Red Fort, the Sanchi Stupa, farmers, tiger and elephants etc.

Who are Ayushman Mitra and what are their works?

Sep 3, 2018
Ayushman Mitra has a plan to provide employment to the unemployed. This scheme is a part of India's plan. Let us study about the scheme through this article, what is its specialty and how it will work, what will be the salary of Ayushman Mitra, recruitment, eligibility criteria of Ayushman Mitra etc.
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