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  • What is Keystone Species?

    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.

  • Why did Mount Everest's height change? Know the reason, process of measurement and more here

    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

    Dec 15, 2020
  • List of Missionaries Sent by Ashoka

    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.

    Dec 15, 2020
  • What is the difference between Hard power and Soft power?

    Check out the importance of hard power and soft power, its benefits, significance and practical examples- Know the new concept of smart power here and what is India's foreign policy based on. 

    Dec 16, 2020
  • What is Flash Sale for e-commerce?

    When an e-commerce entity offers significant discounts or promotions on products for a very short period of time, it is known as a flash sale.

    Jun 22, 2021
  • Science and Tech Weekly Brief: Important updates from December 12- 18, 2020

    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

    Dec 18, 2020
  • Pregnant Egyptian Mummy: All you need to know about the "The Mysterious Lady" discovered by the Polish scientists

    The 2000-year old body of a woman was seven months pregnant at the time of her death, thereby making it the world's first pregnant Egyptian mummy. 

    May 7, 2021
  • Param Vir Chakra: The Highest Gallantry Award in India

    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!

    Jul 26, 2020
  • GK Quiz on Static and Current Events: 18th December 2020

    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.

    Dec 21, 2020
  • GK Quiz on Static and Current Events: 22nd December 2020

    Here is a GK Quiz to test your awareness. Answer the following questions related to current and static events. Check your knowledge and also find the explanation of the questions below.

    Dec 23, 2020
  • What is ROPAX Jetty Project on river Dhamra in Odisha?

    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. 

    Apr 20, 2021
  • Border Disputes in North-Eastern India

    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.

    Apr 20, 2021
  • List of Political organizations before the establishment of Congress

    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.

    Apr 20, 2021
  • List of Important features of Indian Temple

    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.

    Apr 20, 2021
  • What is Indian Army's Operation 500?

    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

    Nov 30, 2020
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