India is located in South Asia. It is largest country in South Asia in area and population. There are seven neighbouring countries on the frontiers of India. 17 states of India have common land borders with neighbouring countries. Radcliffe Line-Border line between India and Pakistan, and India and Bangladesh. McMahon Line-Border line between India and China. Durand Line-Border line between India and Afghanistan but it short, hence presently Durand line is between Pak Occupied Kashmir (POK) and Afghanistan.
Soaps and Detergents are chemical compound or mixture of compounds used as a cleansing agent. Soap is a sodium salt or potassium salt of many combinations of fatty acids having cleansing action in water whereas Detergent surfactants are much better solutions for the cleaning purpose as the hardness of water does not affect them.
A cave is a hollow place in the grounds which is formed naturally by the weathering of rock and often extends deep underground. It also refers to smaller openings like sea caves, rock shelter and grottos. Here, we are giving the list of Famous and Amazing Caves or Caverns of the World that will not only enhance the general knowledge of aspirants of different examinations but also to the general readers.
Organ system is a group of organs that work with one another in order to perform a particular task or set of tasks. These organs have specific functions but cannot function independently of one another. Various organ systems of the Human Body are discussed in this article which not only enhance your knowledge and ease your exam preparation but also help to understand the phenomena of our body.
BRICS is an association of five major emerging national economies. It is the acronym of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. This acronym was first used in 2001 by Goldman Sachs. Initially, they were grouped in four i.e. “BRIC” and later South Africa was included in 2010. So far seven BRICS Summit have taken place. And all five BRICS members are G-20 members. The 8th BRICS Summit was hosted by India in 2016 at Goa. Important deals signed between Russia and India is explained in this article.
Atoms are the smallest particle of an element that can exist, and can be regarded as the building blocks of everything. Atoms can combine to form molecules. Molecules are the smallest particle of either an element or a compound that can exist independently.
As we know that India is an agricultural economy. Its 55% population is involved by agricultural activities and it contributes around 14% of the Indian GDP. Agriculture is the prime contributor in ensuring the food security to 1.26 billion population of the country.
Nutrition is the process of obtaining food and then using it for obtaining energy, growth and repair of the body. Animals are divided in to three groups on the basis of their food habits Herbivores, Carnivores and Omnivores. There are five main processes concerned with the use of food by animals these are: Ingestion, Digestion, Absorption, Assimilation and Egestion.
The change in temperature of a body causes expansion or contraction of that body. Most of the substances expand on heating and contract on cooling. This is called thermal expansion. It is interesting to know why the level of mercury rises with temperature, wires attached to electric poles contract or expand with change in season, etc. This all is due to thermal expansion.
International Date Line marks the place where each day officially begins. At the international date line, the west side of the line has been always one day ahead of the East side, no matter what time of day it is when the line crossed.
The Palaeolithic Age in India is divided into three phases - Upper, Middle & Lower. It was the first part of the Stone Age. During this period, man relied on hunting and had no knowledge of cultivation and house building. Here, we are giving the list of the Upper, Middle & Lower Palaeolithic Sites in India as quick revision capsule for examinations like UPSC, CDS, NDA, State Services, PSC, Railways etc.
The Gupta Dynasty came into power in 275 AD. Their origin is obscure. The first two kings of this dynasty- Srigupta and Gatotkacha were satisfied with the title of Maharaja. Here, we are sharing the name of titles adopted by the Gupta Kings as revision capsule in list-form which will be very helpful to those who are preparing for Government jobs.
The Public Distribution System (PDS) evolved as a system of management of scarcity and for distribution of food grains at affordable prices to BPL families. Government of India re-launched the Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) in June, 1997.
The British came to India as trader but disintegration made them ruler and they introduces far-reaching changes into administrative, legal, social and religious arena. The foreign character of the British rule hurt the pride of locals which made revolutionary to expel the alien rule out of their homelands. Here is the list of Non tribal, Tribal and Peasant Movements during British India that will helps the aspirants in the preparations of examinations like UPSC, SSC, State Services, CDS, NDA, Railways etc.
A current carrying conductor creates a magnetic field around it, which can be comprehended by using magnetic lines of force or magnetic field lines. Magnetic field in a current carrying straight conductor is in the form of concentric circles around it. The direction of magnetic field; in relation to direction of electric current through a straight conductor can be depicted by using the Right Hand Thumb Rule which is also known as Maxwell’s Corkscrew Rule.