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  • List of Seoul Peace Prize Winner

    The Seoul Peace Prize is a biennial recognition with monetary award, which was started by the South Korea to commemorate the success of the 24th Summer Olympic Games held in Seoul, Korea. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred with the Seoul Peace Prize 2018 “for his contribution to high economic growth in India and world through ‘Modinomics.’” In this article, we are giving the list of Seoul Peace Prize Winner for the aspirants of different competitive examination which can be used as revision capsule.

    5 hrs ago
  • List of Dadasaheb Phalke Award (1969-2019)

    The Dadasaheb Phalke Awards is given annually at the National Films Awards which is India's highest award in cinema. The awardee is honoured for their "outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Indian cinema". Here, we are given the list of Dadasaheb Phalke Award (1969-2018) for the aspirants of different competitive examination which can be used as revision capsule.

    10 hrs ago
  • Cess: Meaning and Types in India

    CESS is tax on tax and usually levied for the specific purposes. Once its purpose is solved they are stopped. Unlike the other taxes that have to be shared with other Indian states, the centre keeps the entire amount raised from the Cess. The collection through the CESS is kept in the Consolidated Fund of India. As of now there are 6 types of Cess imposed in India.

    1 day ago
  • Important Days in February 2019: National and International

    This article deals with the important days of National and International and their significance in the month of February 2019. It also consists of the list of several festivals, events, observances, etc. occur in the February month which may help in the preparation of several competitive examinations.

    2 days ago
  • 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.

    2 days ago
  • GK Questions and Answers based on famous Indian Buddhist monasteries

    Although Buddhism originated in India, but according to census 2011, only 0.7% of the total population of India is of Buddhists. It has been observed that in various competitive examinations organized at central level or at state level, questions related to the famous Indian Buddhist monasteries are asked. So in this article we are presenting a General knowledge quiz based on famous Indian Buddhist monasteries.

    Feb 15, 2019
  • Coastal Zone Management- Purpose, Objective and Challenges

    The Coastal zones are defined by the extent of territorial waters up to the high water mark. They are long, narrow features of mainland, islands and seas, generally forming the outer boundary of the coastal domain. Find out the concept, purpose, objectives and challenges of Coastal Zone Management for general awareness.

    Feb 14, 2019
  • Smart City Project: Detailed Information at a Glance

    The Smart Cities Mission (SCM) is a holistic city programme to build 100 cities in India. It was launched on June 25, 2015 by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The prime objective of this Smart Cities Mission is to promote cities to upgrade infrastructure and provide better basic facilities to the citizens of the country.

    Feb 14, 2019
  • What is Forfeiture of Security Deposit in Elections in India?

    As per the As per Section 34 1 (a) of the Representation of the People Act,1951; it is mandatory for general candidates to deposit security of Rs.25,000 in case of Parliamentary constituency and Rs. 10,000 to fight election in Assembly Constituency. When a candidate fails to get 1/6 of the total valid votes casted in that constituency then the amount deposited by candidate is seized by the Election Commission of India.

    Feb 13, 2019
  • Geographical Distribution of Paper Industry in India

    Paper Industry in India is agro-based and it requires more land must be brought under plantations of eucalyptus and other trees apposite for the making of papers. The first paper mill in the country was set up at Serampore (Bengal) in 1812 but failed due to lack of demand for paper. In this article, we are giving the geographical distribution of Paper Industry in India and the major centres name which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    Feb 13, 2019
  • List of Important Schemes launched by the Modi Government

    Democratically elected government is believed to be dedicated to the welfare of the people. Keeping in mind the welfare of all sections of the society the Modi government has created many new schemes. For example; The Atal Pension Scheme, Ujjwala Scheme, Gramodaya, Bharat Uday and Setu Bharti Yojana etc.

    Feb 12, 2019
  • List of Centrally Sponsored Scheme and Expenditure on them?

    The schemes run by the Central Government are divided into 3 categories. These categories are ‘Core of core schemes’, Core schemes and major Central Sector Schemes. There are around 6 schemes in the list of ‘Core of core Schemes’ and 28 schemes in the Core Sectors. Core of Core Schemes are fully funded by the Central government.

    Feb 12, 2019
  • What is Western Disturbance and its impact on the Indian subcontinent?

    Air is an extremely compressible gas, and as a result, atmospheric pressure varies considerable with height. Western Disturbance is an extratropical storm originating in the Mediterranean region that brings sudden winter rain to the north-western parts of the Indian sub-continent. In this article we have discussed, the concept of western disturbance, from where it is originates and how it impact on the Indian sub-continent.

    Feb 11, 2019
  • Functions of Enforcement Directorate

    The Enforcement Directorate was established in the year 1956. Its Headquarters is situated at New Delhi. ED is responsible for enforcement of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (FEMA) and certain provisions under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

    Feb 11, 2019
  • What is the Solar Nebula Theory?

    The Solar System was formed around 4.6 Ga (for Giga annum or billions of years) when the interstellar material in a spiral arm of the Milky Way Galaxy condensed and collapsed. Under the influence of gravity this material flattened into a counter clockwise rotating disk. There are not numbers of theories which explain the formation of the Solar System and the Solar Nebula Theory is one of them. In this article, we have discussed the stages of the formation of Solar System according to the solar nebula Theory.

    Feb 11, 2019