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  • List of Famous Buddhist Monasteries in India

    The monastery is a building or buildings occupied by a community of monks living under religious vows. Buddhists believe that the spiritual quest of monks benefits the entire community and their rituals bring prosperity and protection. In this article, we are giving the list of Famous Buddhist Monasteries in India, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    2 days ago
  • What is Article 324?

    Article 324 envisages the provision of the Election Commission of India. Article 324 empowers the Election Commission of India to issue rules and guidelines for conducting elections of Parliament, President, Vice President and State Legislature Assemblies in the country. The Election Commission of India releases code of conduct to conduct free and fair elections in the country. Let us know in this article that what kinds of powers have been given to the Election Commission of India in Article 324?

    3 days ago
  • How does IMF give loan to its Members?

    The International Reconstruction and Development Bank (IBRD) and The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and were established in July 1944 in the Conference of 44 countries held in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, USA. India is the founding member of the IMF.

    May 13, 2019
  • What is Lookout Notice and why is it issued?

    Lookout Notice also known as Lookout Circular (LOC) is a circular letter used by immigration officials to prevent an accused from leaving the country. Apart from this, this Lookout Circular is also used to trace absconding criminals. Lookout Notices or Circular is used in nabbing the wanted people or criminals at the international borders, international airports, maritime areas and Ports etc.

    May 10, 2019
  • How are Cyclones named in the World?

    The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) maintains lists of the names appropriate for each tropical cyclone. If the speed of a cyclone is more than 34 nautical miles per hour then it becomes necessary to give it a special name. In the Atlantic region the tradition of giving name to the Hurricane and Cyclone continues since 1953. There are different types of cyclones named around the world. The names of the cyclones in the Australia are given on the name of corrupt politicians.

    May 10, 2019
  • What is Ayushman Bharat Yojna?

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the ambitious Ayushman Bharat Yojna on 23 September 2018 to provide free treatment to the poor people of the country. Ayushman Bharat Yojna will offer benefit cover of Rs. 5 lac per family per year (approx. 50 crore beneficiaries). The beggars, garbage collectors, domestic help workers, Rehdi owners and cobblers etc. are eligible to get the benefits of this yojna.

    May 10, 2019
  • What is the Collegium System and how it works?

    The Collegium is comprises of the Chief Justice of India along with four other senior judges. This system is in practice since October 28, 1998. Collegium system is used for appointments and transfers of judges in High courts and Supreme Courts.

    May 9, 2019
  • What is the cost of EVM in India and where it is built?

    The Electronic Voting Machines have been designed and made by the Technical Experts Committee (TEC) of the Election Commission in collaboration with two Public Sector Undertakings i.e. Electronic Corporation of India Limited, Hyderabad and Bharat Electronics Limited, Bangalore. The cost of M3 EVM is around Rs. 17,000 per unit in India.

    May 8, 2019
  • Arsenic-breathing microbes discovered in Pacific Ocean

    The scientist of the University of Washington discovered arsenic-breathing organisms in the Pacific Ocean on the basis of the sample taken from the low-oxygen parts of the Pacific Ocean or we can say sample were taken from the surface where oxygen is almost absent. In this article, we have explained the concept of arsenic respiration and discussed the basis of the recent discovery of the Arsenic-breathing microbes in the Pacific Ocean.

    May 6, 2019
  • Soil Colloids- Types, Properties and Importance

    Soil colloids are the most active constituent of the soil and it determine the physical and chemical properties of the soil. They are important because their surfaces attract soil nutrients dissolved in soil, water as positively charged mineral ions, or cations. In this article, we have explained the concept, types, properties and importance of soil colloids.

    May 3, 2019
  • Impacts of declaring Masood Azhar as a Global Terrorist

    Recently the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has declared Masood Azhar a global terrorist. This means that many countries of the world will impose restrictions on the various activities of the Masood Azhar. Read this article and know that what kind of restrictions will be put on the Masood Azhar?

    May 3, 2019
  • Cyclone- Formation, Types and Cyclone prone Area in India

    The topography and the intensity as well as frequency of cyclones that could strike a coast decide the vulnerability of the place. Every year, nearly 70 to 90 cyclonic systems developers all over the globe. In this article, we have explained the concept, formation, types, and cyclone prone area in India, which will enhance the general knowledge of the readers.

    May 3, 2019
  • What is Climate Change and How does it affect us?

    The Climate Change is a phenomenon that affects the regional and global climate. The primary factor that causes the climate change is the burning of fossil fuel, which emits carbon dioxide and other greenhouse into the air. In this article, we have discussed about the concept, causes and affects of the climate change.

    May 3, 2019
  • Top 10 Fastest Fish in the World

    Fishes are gill-bearing aquatic craniate animals that lacked by the limbs with digits. They are cold-blooded except one species of fish i.e. Opah is a warm-blooded. They are cold-blooded except one species of fish, i.e. Opah is a warm-blooded. In this article, we are giving top 10 list of the fastest fish in the world in term of swimming speed along with their scientific name and inhabited region.

    Apr 30, 2019
  • Earth's Life Support Systems and Nitrogen Crisis

    Nitrogen plays important role in the biological and physical processes. By volume, the earth's atmosphere contains 78.09% nitrogen, 20.95% oxygen, 0.93% argon, 0.04% carbon dioxide, and small amounts of other gases. In this article, we have explained how nitrogen is important for the Earth’s life-support systems.

    Apr 30, 2019