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  • How are cyclones named in the world?

    In the beginning, the cyclones were named arbitrarily after boats, catholic saints, etc. In the early 1900s, feminine names were given to cyclones while the male names were inducted from 1979. At present, the cyclones are named in a systematic way.

    May 17, 2021
  • List of all Chief Ministers of West Bengal (1947-2021)

    The Governor is a state's de jure head, but de facto executive authority rests with the Chief Minister. In this article, we have provided a list of all the Chief Ministers of West Bengal. 

    May 3, 2021
  • Largest State in India 2021: Check the list of all states by area and population

    In terms of area, India is the seventh-largest country in the world (3.287 million km²) and is the second-most populous country in the world after China.

    Apr 26, 2021
  • Ambedkar Jayanti 2021: 25 amazing facts about Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

    Ambedkar Jayanti 2021: Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar is known as the chief architect of the Indian Constitution. His birth anniversary is celebrated on 14 April as Ambedkar Jayanti or Bhim Jayanti to honour his countless contributions in the making of present-day Independent India. Let us have a look at 25 amazing facts about Bharat Ratna Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar,    

    Apr 14, 2021
  • List of Maharatna and Navratna Companies in India

    List of Maharatna and Navratna: As of January 2020, India has 10 Maharatna companies, 14 Navratna companies in India, and 73 Miniratna companies divided into Category 1 and Category 2. 

    Apr 8, 2021
  • List of all Chief Guests on Indian Republic Day Parades (1950–2021)

    The Indonesian President Sukarno was the first Chief guest on the very first Republic Day parade of India. Pakistan's Governor General Malik Ghulam Muhammad was the first person who attended the Republic Day parade as the Chief Guest at Rajpath, New Delhi. Let us have a look at the list of the Chief Guests on Indian Republic Day Parades from 1950 till the present.

    Apr 7, 2021
  • What is the National Language of India?

    India has no National Language as per the Constitution but has Hindi and English as the official languages. Read the article to know more about the Official Languages and Scheduled Languages of India. 

    Apr 6, 2021
  • Independence Day in India 2020: National Anthem of India Facts at a Glance

    Independence Day in India 2020: On 15 August every year India celebrates Independence Day and this year marks 74th Independence Day in the country. The National Anthem of India is “Jana Gana Mana" which was originally written in Bengali by the Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore. Let’s have a look at interesting facts about the National Anthem of India.    

    Mar 1, 2021
  • Important Days in February 2021: National and International

    February has 28 days in common and 29 days in leap years. It is the second month of the year. There are several events, festivals, observances of national and international importance that fall in February. Let's have a look!       

    Feb 2, 2021
  • 13 Interesting Facts about Republic Day Parade

    Republic Day 2021: Since 1950 on 26 January, Republic Day in India is celebrated. On this day flag hoisting ceremonies and parades by armed forces are held at Rajpath, New Delhi. Let us have a look at the interesting facts about the Republic Day parade.    

    Jan 26, 2021
  • What is the meaning of 24 spokes of Ashok Chakra?

    The Ashok Chakra can be seen on the Indian National flag, where it is rendered in a navy blue colour on a white background. The Ashoka Chakra has 24 spokes which inspire every Indian to work tirelessly for 24 hours. On the occasion of 72nd Republic Day, let us find out the meaning of the 24 spokes of Ashok Chakra.

    Jan 26, 2021
  • Republic Day 2021: Facts about Vande Mataram (The National Song of India)

    Republic Day 2021: Vande Mataram’ is the national song of India. It was written by Mr. Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay to praise the "Mother India" on 7th November, 1875, and was published in a Bengali fiction novel ‘Anandmath’. Let us read some important facts about the National Song of India 'Vande Mataram'.  

    Jan 26, 2021
  • Republic Day of India 2021:Chief Guest, Parade facts, Objectives, Celebrations

    Republic Day 2021: It is a National holiday and in 2021 it falls on Tuesday. How is Republic day celebrated, what is the significance, who is the Chief Guest of Republic Day parade 2021? Let us find out!    

    Jan 25, 2021
  • Republic Day 2021: Facts and Code of Conduct of Indian National Flag

    Republic Day 2021: It is celebrated in India on 26 January every year to mark the date on which the Constitution of India came into effect and the country became a republic. Let us have a look at the features and some interesting facts about National Flag.      

    Jan 25, 2021
  • 72nd Republic Day 2021: Journey of Indian Republic

    72nd Republic Day 2021: This year India will be celebrating 72nd Republic Day on 26 January and is a National holiday. On 26 January, 1950, India adopted its Constitution and celebrates the transition of India from a British Dominion to a republic. Let us read about the history and origin of Indian Republic Day.    

    Jan 25, 2021

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