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  • List of all Successful Moon Missions

    Till date there are 20 moon missions have been launched successfully by the 3 countries. Indian could have been the 4th country if Chandrayaan-2 did not fail partially. The first successful moon was Luna 2 which was launched by the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) on 12 September 1959. While the first successful manned mission (Apollo 11) was launched by the USA on 16 July 1969. Read this article to know the full details of all the successful moon missions.

    Sep 12, 2019
  • Water Management: Meaning, Statistics and Solutions

    Water management is the management of water resources for the coming generations. Water is one the most crucial natural resource for the existence of the human beings. In India out of our total ground water availability we use 6% for domestic use and another 5% for industrial purpose the remaining 89% goes for Agriculture.

    Sep 7, 2019
  • GK Questions and Answers: Central Vigilance Commission

    Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is the main agency in preventing corruption in the central government. It was established by an executive resolution of the central government. We have published a quiz on the Central Vigilance Commission for the aspirants of the various competitive exams like UPSC,PSC, SSC etc.

    Sep 6, 2019
  • Salary of Government Officials in India

    The President of India is the first citizen of the country that is why he/she receives the highest salary in the country. The President of India receives Rs. 500,000 as basic salary plus other allowances fixed to President of India. The Vice-President of India is the second highest paid official in the country who receives Rs.400,000 plus other allowances fixed to Vice President of India.

    Sep 6, 2019
  • P. Chidambaram: Biography, Qualification, Assets and Political Career

    P. Chidambaram is an Indian politician of the Indian National Congress Party. Currently he is the Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha. He has served as the Finance Minister of India from 2004 to 2014. P. Chidambaram was elected for the first time to the Lok Sabha from the Sivaganga constituency of Tamil Nadu in general elections, 1984 from Congress Party Ticket.

    Sep 6, 2019
  • National Register of Citizenship (NRC): All You need to know

    National Register of Citizenship (NRC) is updated in the Assam state to identify the Bangladeshi foreign nationals. These Bangladeshi had entered into the Assam during the 1971 Bangladeshi war of freedom . So as per this NRC only those persons will be included in the NRC who were the citizens of Assam or their ancestors were from Assam before March 25,1971.

    Sep 5, 2019
  • DigiLocker: Online documents storage facility

    DigiLocker is an online documents storage facility provided by the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY), Government of India under its Digital India initiative. A user can upload its all the essential scanned documents/certificates like RC, driving license, vehicle registration, PAN card, academic documents etc. This storage facility provides space up to 1GB space to each account holder.

    Sep 5, 2019
  • Supreme Court of India: Interesting and Unknown Facts

    Supreme Court came into existence on 26 January, 1950 and is the apex court in India. It is located on Tilak Marg, New Delhi. It is a Constitutional body which is laid down in Part V of the Chapter V of the Constitution of India from Articles 124 to 147. Let us read some interesting and unknown facts about Supreme Court of India.

    Sep 5, 2019
  • List of Cabinet Ministers of India 2019

    The list of cabinet Ministers of second term of Modi Government comprises of 65 Ministers. The Council of Ministers consists of four categories of ministers; 1. Cabinet Minister 2. Minister of state (independent charge) 3. Minister of state and 4. Deputy Minister. As on September 2019; there are 75 Minister; which includes 25 cabinet Ministers, 9 Ministers of State (Independent Charge) and 30 Ministers of State.

    Sep 4, 2019
  • Directive Principles of State Policy (DPSP)- Concept and Features

    Directive Principles of State Policy (DPSP) are mentioned in the Part 4 of the Indian constitution from articles 36 to 51. DPSPs are taken from the Constitution of the Ireland. Dr. B R Ambedkar described these principles as ‘novel features’ of the Constitution.

    Sep 4, 2019
  • Balochistan Province of Pakistan: Facts on its Geography and Economy

    Balochistan Province means land of the Baloch peoples. It is not a country but one of the four provinces of Pakistan.Balochistan is the largest province of Pakistan in terms of land area. Balochistan's capital is Quetta which is its largest city as well. Balochistan Province is underdeveloped and its economy is dominated by natural resources, especially its natural gas fields.

    Sep 3, 2019
  • Banking Merger in India: Meaning and Benefits

    In the month of August 30, 2019, Finance Minister of India MS. Nirmala Sitharaman declared to merge 10 Public Sector Banks into 4 big banks. After this merger now the number of Public Sector Banks reduced to 12 from 27 of 2017.

    Sep 2, 2019
  • Central Vigilance Commission: Functions and Composition

    Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is an apex Indian governmental body created in 1964 to address governmental corruption, monitoring all vigilance under the central government, and advising various authorities in central government organization in planning, executing, reviewing their vigilance work. It has the status of an autonomous body.

    Aug 30, 2019
  • National Sports Day: A Tribute to Major Dhyam Chand

    National Sports Day: The greatest hockey player of India, 'Major Dhyanchand Singh', worldwide known as 'Hockey Wizard', was born on 29 August 1905 in the Prayagraj formerly Allahabad. The government of India had decided to celebrate the date of birth of Dhyan Chand as the National sports day in India to pay tribute and respect this legendary hockey player.

    Aug 29, 2019
  • What is the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019?

    The Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019 was introduced in the Rajya Sabha on Aug 05, 2019 and passed on same day while it was passed by the Lok Sabha on Aug 06, 2019. As per this bill now the jammu and Kashmir will be divided into two separate UTs; one is Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir with legislative assembly and other is Union Territory of Ladakh without Legislative Assembly.

    Aug 27, 2019