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  • 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.

    2 days ago
  • 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.

    3 days ago
  • 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.

    3 days ago
  • 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
  • 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.

    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
  • What is the Polar Vortex and its impact on the Indian Climate?

    The climate on the Earth has changed throughout history. It was just like happen in the last 650,000 years ago under seven cycles of glacial advance and retreat. With the abrupt end of the last ice age about 7,000 years ago, marking the beginning of the modern climate era — and of human civilization. In this article, we have explained the concept of Polar Vortex and how it impact the global weather system and Indian Climatic condition which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    Feb 11, 2019
  • What is Money Laundering and how is it done?

    Money Laundering refers to converting illegal earned money into legitimate money. So Money Laundering is a way to hide the illegally acquired money. The government does not get any tax on the money earned through money laundering, because the government does not have any accounting for this money.

    Feb 8, 2019
  • Sufi Revolution- Features, Methodology of worship and ten steps of Sufism

    Sufism cultivates the inner and the outer dimensions of spiritual practice, the esoteric and the exoteric to establish a religion of intense devotion, love as its passion; poetry, song and dance, worship and passing away from God as ideal” rather than namaz, hajj and celibacy. In this article, we are giving the principles, features, worship methodology and ten steps of Sufism which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    Feb 7, 2019
  • National Science Day 2019: Theme, History and Importance

    National Science Day is celebrated all over India on 28 February to mark the discovery of the phenomenon of Raman Effect by CV Raman in 1928 and for his remarkable discovery in 1930 he got Nobel Prize which was the first Nobel Prize for India in the field of Science. This article deals with why National Science Day is celebrated, how it is celebrated, when it is celebrated, its objectives behind the celebration etc.

    Feb 7, 2019