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List of Provincial Kingdoms before and after the Sultanate period

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The downfall of the Gupta Empire in the middle of the 6th century laid the foundation of internecine struggle between a numbers of dynasties. This was the only reason for the rise of Muslims invader as a ruler. In this article we have covered the list of provincial kingdoms, names of rulers and their capitals, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

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Thermal Pollution: Source, its harmful effects and preventive measures

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What were the factors in the growth of Modern Nationalism during British rule?

Feb 20, 2018
The rise and growth of Indian nationalism has been traditionally explained in terms of the Indian response to the stimulus generated by the British Raj through the motives behind the colonial interest, the role of Western Thought, Education, role of Press and Literature as well as a worldwide upsurge.

Basic Concepts related to the Environment and Ecology

Feb 20, 2018
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Development of Education during British Period in India

Feb 16, 2018
Education policy of the British: In pre-British days, Hindus and Muslims were educated through Pathsala and Madrassa respectively, but their advent created a new place of learning i.e. Missionaries. So that, they can create a class of Indian who would be “Indian in blood and colour, but English in taste” who would act as interpreters between the Government and the masses.

What was the British Social and Cultural Policy in India?

Feb 15, 2018
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 modernization, in other words, a ‘colonial modernization’. The ruling elements of the British were imperialistic and exploitative, which was embedded with a new style of imperial values after 1813 AD.

How biochemical cycles stabilises the biosphere?

Feb 15, 2018
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Do you know the difference between Peninsular River regime and the Himalayan River regime

Feb 13, 2018
The climatic condition of any place or region controlled the flow of the river system. The River Regime is the pattern of the seasonal flow of water in any river. Here, we are giving brief note which will be helpful for understanding the differences between Peninsular River regime and the Himalayan River regime.

A brief history of the Environmental Movements in India

Feb 13, 2018
The green politics or green movement or environmental movement can be defined as a social movement for the conservation of the environment or for the improvement of the state policy especially inclined towards the environment. Here, we are giving a brief history of the Environmental Movements in India that will enhance the knowledge of the readers about how the mass movement can save the atrocities against the environment.

Modern Agriculture and its impact on the environment

Feb 13, 2018
The agriculture is an important source of livelihood because it is the process of producing food, feed, fibre and many other desired products by the cultivation of certain plants and the raising of domesticated animals (livestock). Here, we are giving a brief note on modern agriculture and its impact on the environment, which is very useful for competitive examinations like UPSC, SSC and State Services.

A brief history of the Student Movements in India

Feb 12, 2018
The Student can engage themselves in various forms of social work in their spare time, and in moments of crisis. During the struggle for independence, the Student mass mobilisation had just fuel the Indian national movement. A brief history of the Student Movements in India will enhance the knowledge of the readers about the chronology of the events that happen during India’s Freedom Struggle.

10 Amazing facts about PSLV C-40

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Development of Judicial system during British India

Feb 12, 2018
The beginning of Indian common law is traced back to 1726 when a Mayor’s Court in Madras, Bombay, and Calcutta was established by the East India Company. This was the first sign of Company’s transformation from a trading company to a ruling power with the added flavour of new elements of the Judiciary. The chronological development of the judicial system during British India has been discussed below, which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.
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