The entire ecosystem is defined by the term Keystone species. In other words, we can say these species have played very important role in maintaining the structure of an ecological community. The concept of the keystone species was introduced in 1969 by the zoologist Robert T. Paine. In this article, we are giving origin and definition of the concept of the Keystone species which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.
Mount Everest has a new revised registered height now. China and Nepal jointly announced its new height in a virtual ceremony. Know why Mount Everest's height changes, measurement methods followed since ages and more here
Ashoka wanted to spread the concept of Dhamma. So, he sends missionaries to spread the concept of Dhamma to unite the various sects and sections of the society and to promote the ideas of peaceful coexistence and universal brotherhood. In this article, we are giving the list of Missionaries Sent by Ashoka, which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.
Take a look at the detailed list of major events in Science and Technology that have occurred in the past one week that is from December 12-18, 2020. Know all about ISRO’S 42nd Communication Satellite, and a new kind of Plasmodium causing deadly malaria here
Param Vir Chakra (PVC) was instituted on 26 January, 1950. It is the highest gallantry award in India. No doubt it is what every army personnel dreams for. Do you know the meaning of Param Vir Chakra, why is it given, what is the eligibility criteria, who was awarded first with PVC, what are the allowances given to the awardees, etc. Let us find out!
Check your general knowledge by taking this quiz based on current and static events of the day. Go through the answers and explanation to revise the topics which have been specifically picked based on the competitive exams.
Rs. 110.60 crores ROPAX Jetty Project to come up on river Dhamra in Odisha. Along with reducing the travel time from 6 hours to just 1 hour, it will facilitate the safe movement of passengers as well as vehicles.
Border areas have their own problems and peculiarities and more often vulnerable to illegal infiltration of population, which adds pressure on their economic and environmental resources. The North-East region of India comprises of eight states, namely Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Tripura and Sikkim. The region is known for a multitude of conflicts that undermines the idea of India as a prosperous and a functioning democracy. In this article, we have discussed on the problems and peculiarities on the border disputes in North-Eastern India which help the reader to understand the geopolitical problems in North East India.
Before the establishment of the Indian National Congress, the political association was dominated by wealthy and aristocratic elements, local or regional in character. In this article, we are giving the list of political organisation or association which was formed before the establishment of Congress, which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.
The Indian temples are symmetry-driven structure, with many variations, on a square grid of padas, depicting perfect geometric shapes such as circles and squares. In this article, we are giving the list of important features of Indian Temple, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.
Indian army has launched Operation 500. It is one of the many missions of the Indian Army against terrorist attacks by Pakistan. Take a look at the details of the operation, its significance, and other details about it below