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  • 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.

    2 days ago
  • What was the British Social and Cultural Policy in India?

    The British followed a policy of non-interference in the social, religious and cultural life of the fellow Indian till 1813 AD. Their thought was to develop partial modernisation, in other words, a ‘colonial modernisation’. The ruling elements of the British were imperialistic and exploitative, which was embedded with a new style of imperial values after 1813 AD.

    3 days ago
  • Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: Causes & its Impact

    On 13th April, 1919 people gathered at Jallianwala Bagh (Amritsar) to protest against the arrest of the two nationalist leaders, Satya Pal and Dr Saifuddin Kitchlew. Suddenly, a British military officer, General Dyer, without even giving a warning to the people he ordered his troops to fire at the unarmed crowd for ten minutes till their ammunition was exhausted.

    3 days ago
  • List of Famous Conspiracy Case during British Rule in India

    India’s struggle movement was accompanied by the moderate leadership, extremist leadership and revolutionary activities of India youth, but all they were fighting with their own methodologies to end the East India Company rule. The British Government was also involved in the conspiracy to overcome the revolutionary activities against their imperial rule. In this article, we are given a list of Famous Conspiracy Case during British Rule in India which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    3 days ago
  • Social Policies and Legislation of British Government in India

    Indian society underwent many changes after the British came to India. In the 19th century, certain social practices like female infanticide, child marriage, sati, polygamy and a rigid caste system became more prevalent. In this article, we are giving the details of the Social Policies and Legislation of British Government in India, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    3 days ago
  • Champaran Satyagraha- India’s First Civil Disobedience Movement

    The Champaran Satyagraha is considered to be a vital event in the history of India’s freedom struggle. It was the first India’s Civil Disobedience movement launched by Mahatma Gandhi to protest against the injustice meted out to tenant farmers in Champaran district of Bihar. In this article, we are giving the details of the Champaran Satyagraha- India’s First Civil Disobedience Movement, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    3 days ago
  • 10 forgotten Women Freedom Fighters of India

    Many people belong to different regions, timelines but their dreams were same- India’s Independence from the colonial rule or British Raj and amongst these people, millions was women, some were known and some were not. Let us find out!

    3 days ago
  • MOSAiC Mission: Objectives, Features and Benefits of the Mission

    The MOSAiC stands for Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate. The prime objective of this MOSAiC mission is to study the impact of climate change on the Arctic region and its impact on the rest of the world. The German research icebreaker RV Polarstern will depart for this mission from Tromsø, Norway in September 2019.

    3 days ago
  • When and Why British first landed on Indian Territory

    The arrival of Vasco da Gama in Calicut on May 20, 1498 opens a sea route from Europe to the East. After that India became the focal point of the Europe's trade and also the realm of European ambition getting wider to grab Spice Islands trade monopoly which causes numerous naval battle. Here, we are given an interesting glimpse of the trivial fact, in the Indian history about when and why British first landed on Indian Territory.

    Aug 14, 2019
  • Smart Ball: A cricket ball with Microchip

    The smart ball will be used in the cricket match in the near future. The concept of smart ball is introduced by the former Australia pacer Michael Kasprowicz. Now the firm SportCor would start manufacturing smart ball in collaboration with Australian ball manufacturer Kookaburra.

    Aug 14, 2019
  • Minimum Reserve System (MRS): Meaning and Objectives

    To maintain the adequate supply of money in the economy the RBI prints the money as per the Minimum Reserve System. Under the Minimum Reserve System, the RBI has to keep a minimum reserve of Rs 200 crore comprising of gold coin and gold bullion and foreign currencies. Out of the total Rs 200 crores, Rs 115 crore should be in the form of gold coins or gold bullion and rest in the form of foreign currencies.

    Aug 13, 2019
  • The National Anthem of India: Crucial Facts at a Glance

    The National Anthem of India is “Jana Gana Mana" was originally written in Bengali by the Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore in 1911. The hindi vesrion of the national anthem was adopted by the Constituent Assembly 24 January 1950.The National Anthem of India was sung for the first time at the Kolkata Session of the Indian National Congress on 27 December 1911.

    Aug 13, 2019
  • National Flag of India: Important facts at a Glance

    The National Flag of India was adopted by the national assembly of India on July 22, 1947.Its a horizontal tricolour flag depicting three colour; saffron (kesari) at the top, white in the middle and dark green at the bottom in equal proportion. The ratio of width of the flag to its length is two to three.

    Aug 13, 2019
  • National Anti Doping Agency (NADA): Objectives and impacts on Indian Cricketers

    The National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) was set up as registered society on November 24, 2005. The primary objectives of NADA are to made anti-doping rules as per WADA code, to promote education and research and create awareness about doping and make Indian sports dope free. Recently Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) agrees to follow the rules made by the NADA.

    Aug 13, 2019
  • GK Questions and Answers: Sushma Swaraj

    Sushma Swaraj was a strong politician of India served as the External Affairs Minister in the sixteenth Lok Sabha led by Narendra Modi ji. She died on 6th August 2019 due to cardiac arrest at AIIMS, New Delhi.

    Aug 10, 2019