• Omar Khayyam Biography: Famous Mathematician, Poet and Astronomer

    Omar Khayyam was born on 18 May, 1048 in Nishapur, the Khorasan province Persia. He was a Persian mathematician, astronomer, poet and philosopher. His works paved a great impact on several scholars in English speaking countries event centuries later. Let us see more about Omar Khayyam's early life, his works, contributions to mathematics, his achievements etc.

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  • Buddhist Mudras, Hand Gestures and their Meaning

    The symbolic gestures (Mudras) through iconography of Buddha image to evoke particular ideas during Buddhist meditation or rituals. In Indian sculptural art, images are the symbolic representations of divinity whose origin and end is expressed through the religious and spiritual beliefs.

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  • National Armed Forces Day 2019: Third Saturday in May| History and Significance

    Every year on third Saturday of May National Armed Forces Day is celebrated and this year in 2019 it falls on 18 May. On this day tribute is given to the men and women who serve the United States Armed Forces. Let us tell you that Armed Forces Day is also a part of Armed Forces Week.

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  • International Museum Day 2019: Theme, History and Importance

    Every year on 18 May International Museum Day is observed to raise awareness among people about the museums as an important means of cultural exchange and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among people. International Council of Museums (ICOM) organise an event annually on this day. What is the history behind Inrternational Museum Day celebration, theme of 2019 and how it is celebrated.

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  • HIV Vaccine Awareness Day/ World AIDS Vaccine Day 2019

    World AIDS Vaccine Day is also known as HIV Vaccine Awareness Day (HVAD). It is an annual event observed on 18 May to spread awareness about the continued need for a vaccine to prevent HIV infection and AIDS. What is AIDS, how it spreads, what is HIV vaccine, how HIV leads to AIDS etc. Let us find out.

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  • What is Article 324?

    Article 324 envisages the provision of the Election Commission of India. Article 324 empowers the Election Commission of India to issue rules and guidelines for conducting elections of Parliament, President, Vice President and State Legislature Assemblies in the country. The Election Commission of India releases code of conduct to conduct free and fair elections in the country. Let us know in this article that what kinds of powers have been given to the Election Commission of India in Article 324?

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  • May 2019: List of important National, International Days and Events

    India is a hierarchical society and offers astounding variety in virtually every aspect of life. Lots of diversities are observed whether ethnic, linguistic, regional, economic, religious, class and caste groups, etc. There are several events, festivals which are celebrated across the globe. Let us see through this article about events, festivals, birth anniversary that falls on the month of May 2019.

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  • National Endangered Species Day 2019: Third Friday in May| Significance

    National Endangered Species Day is observed on third Friday of May every year to spread awareness about the importance of protecting endangered species, their habitats and to take actions necessary to protect them. What is the history behind this day, when it was first time celebrated? Do you know what are endangered species? Let us see below.

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  • World Hypertension Day 2019: Know your numbers| Signs and Risks of Hypertension

    World Hypertension Day is observed every year on 17 May to spread awareness about hypertension disease, its prevention, detection and control. The main risk factor to develop cardiovascular disease is high blood pressure. Let us see more about World Hypertension Day, its theme, history, hypertension disease, its causes, symptoms and prevention.

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  • Paytm Credit Card: Key Features and Benefits

    Paytm offers facility of online shopping, paying bills, money transfer etc. Recently Paytm launched its much expected Paytm credit card which is also called Paytm First Card. So get to know key features and benefits of the Paytm credit card read this article.

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  • ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Schedule, Time Table, Teams and Venues

    The first World Cup was held in 1975. There are 11 World Cup tournaments being held till date. Upcoming or the 12th cricket World Cup will commence in England on 30 May, 2019. There are 10 test playing teams are participating in this cricket World Cup 2019. Australia is the defending World Cup champion and most successful team that has won 5 World Cups so far.

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  • International Day of Families 2019: "Families and Climate Action: focus on SDG13"

    International Day of Families is celebrated on 15th May every year around the world to spread awareness about the importance of families and the role of international community in development of the families. Let us see more about International Day of families, history, theme of 2019,how it is celebrated worldwide etc.

    May 15, 2019
  • What is 7th Pay Commission of India?

    Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had approved the composition of the 7th Pay Commission under the chairmanship of the Justice A.K. Singh Mathur on 25 September 2013. The recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission were accepted by the government on the June 29, 2016 which were further implemented since January 1, 2016.

    May 13, 2019
  • How does IMF give loan to its Members?

    The International Reconstruction and Development Bank (IBRD) and The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and were established in July 1944 in the Conference of 44 countries held in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, USA. India is the founding member of the IMF.

    May 13, 2019
  • International Nurses Day 2019: All You Need To Know

    International Nurses Day 2019 is observed on 12th May. It is celebrated to honour the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale and also to thanks the nurses for their tireless efforts and contributions.

    May 12, 2019