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  • 15 Interesting Facts and History about Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK)

    Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) is that part of Jammu & Kashmir state of India which Pakistan had invaded in 1947. Pakistan has divided POK into 2 parts i.e. Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. The area of Azad Kashmir is spread over 13,300 square kilometers (about 3 times of Indian Kashmir) and its population is about 45 lacs.

    Sep 12, 2019
  • History of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK)

    Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (POK) historically belonged to the erstwhile princely state of Jammu and Kashmir which is integral part of India due to signing of "Instrument of Accession" but it is unlawfully occupied by the Pakistan in 1947.

    Sep 12, 2019
  • Comparison of the Air Force of India, China and Pakistan

    Indian Air Force is the fourth largest air force in the world. The Indian Air Force was officially established on 8 October 1932 as the air force of the British Empire. Currently, there are 1.40 lac soldiers working in Indian air force. By the number count, India’s neighboring country China has the world's second largest air force. In this article, we will compare the air force strength of the India, China and Pakistan.

    Sep 12, 2019
  • Salary of Chief Ministers of different States in India

    Article 164 of the Indian Constitution envisages that the Chief Minister shall be appointed by the governor. As of now there are 28 states and 9 Union Territories (UTs) in our country. The Chief Minister (CM) of different states receives a monthly salary for their work. In this article we have published the information regarding the salary of all CMs in our country.

    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
  • Teachers' Day 2019: History, Significance and Facts

    Teachers' Day in India is celebrated on 5 September every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan - First Vice President of India and the Second President of India and an educationist at heart. While globally, Teachers’ Day is celebrated on 5th October; in India, we celebrate it on 5th September from 1962 onwards.

    Sep 5, 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
  • Why is Teachers' Day celebrated on 5th September?

    Teachers' Day is observed on 5 September every year to mark the birth anniversary of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan who was a philosopher and a teacher. He was born on 5 September, 1888. Let us read more about Teachers' Day.

    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
  • Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act 2019: Key Features and Penalties

    Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act 2019 is being implemented in the country since September 1, 2019. This new act has increased fine for many offence to check the road accidents and improve the road safety in the country. Now driving without driving lisence will be fined Rs 5000 instead of Rs 500 earlier.

    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
  • Kulbhushan Jadhav: Biography and Full case details

    Kulbhushan Yadav was born on 16 April 1970 and he is a retired Indian national who had served Indian navy between 1987 to 2001. Kulbhushan is in the custody of Pakistan since March 3, 2016. Pakistan claims that jadhav was spreading terrorism in the Balochistan province of Pakistan and spying for India's intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW).

    Sep 4, 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