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  • Meaning and history of Anglo Indians in India

    As per Article 366 (2) of the Constitution, Anglo-Indian is considered to be someone who lives in India and whose father or any of the male ancestors belong to the European lineage. This term is mainly used for British people who are working in India and belong to Indian origin community. The Anglo-Indian term was defined in the Government of India Act, 1935.

    14 hrs ago
  • What are the main functions of Reserve Bank of India

    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is the supreme monetary authority of India. This organization is responsible for printing of currency notes and managing the supply of money in the Indian economy. RBI works as a custodian of foreign reserve, banker’s bank, banker to the government of India and controller of credit.

    17 hrs ago
  • List of World Heritage Sites in India identified by UNESCO

    A UNESCO World Heritage Site can be any place such as a forest, lake, building, island, mountain, monument, desert, complex or a city; which has a special physical or cultural significance. Currently there are 1092 World Heritage sites in the world. However 37 World Heritage Properties are in India out of which 29 are Cultural Properties and 7 are Natural Properties and one is named as mixed. Let’s have a look of all World Heritage Sites of India on yearly basis.

    Apr 18, 2019
  • Mountain Railways of India: Facts at a Glance

    The Nilgiri Mountain Railway, The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, and the Kalka–Shimla Railway collectively got the status of World Heritage Sites in 1999. The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (West Bengal) was opened in 1881. The formation of the Nilgiri Mountain Railway, a 46-km long metre-gauge single railway track was completed in 1908. The 96-km long single track of the Kalka Shimla Railway opened for traffic on November 9, 1903.

    Apr 17, 2019
  • List of Indian Contenders for UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites

    The UNESCO seeks to encourage the identification, protection and preservation of cultural and natural heritage around the world considered to be of outstanding value to humanity. World Heritage Committee launched the Global Strategy for heritage list in India for the protection of the world cultural and natural heritage sites. Tentative list of India’s world heritage sites in order to qualify for inclusion are Temples at Bishnupur,Golden Temple, Lotus Temple, Mughal Gardens and River Island of Majuli etc.

    Apr 17, 2019
  • State wise Expenditure limit for Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabha in India

    In order to restrict the influence of the money in the election the Election Commission of India has set elections expenditure limit by amending Rule 90 of the Conduct of Election Rules, 1961. The poll expenditure limit has been set at Rs. 70 lakh for each Lok Sabha constituency in bigger states and Rs. 54. lakh in smaller states.

    Apr 17, 2019
  • Summary on Jainism: Teaching of Mahavira | Spread of Jainism

    Jainism made tremendous impact on the orthodox religious practices through heterodox sects. It advocated the interests of the people in a simple, short and intelligible way of salvation. Here, we are sharing the summary on Jainism along with the teaching of Mahavira and how it spread that will be very useful study material for the students who are preparing for the competitive examinations like UPSC, SSC, State Services, CDS, NDA and Railways.

    Apr 17, 2019
  • List of all State Political Parties in India

    As of April 2019 the number of national parties in India are 7, the number of state recognised parties are 35 and Regional Parties in India are around 329. A party should win at least 1 seat in the Lok Sabha for every 25 seats or any fraction there of allotted to that State or a party should win minimum 3% of the total number of seats or a minimum of 3 seats in the Legislative Assembly.

    Apr 10, 2019
  • Development of Education during British Period in India

    Education policy of the British: In pre-British days, Hindus and Muslims were educated through Pathsala and Madrassa respectively, but their advent created a new place of learning i.e. Missionaries. So that, they can create a class of Indian who would be “Indian in blood and colour, but English in taste” who would act as interpreters between the Government and the masses.

    Apr 9, 2019
  • List of Foreign Travellers who came to India in Medieval Period

    The Indian Sub-continent is one of the earliest civilisations in the World that made dream destination for the travellers and scholars. Here, we are giving the list of Foreign Travellers who came to India in Medieval Period that will be very beneficial for the aspirants who are preparing for different competitive examinations.

    Apr 9, 2019
  • How National Highways are named in India

    National Highways Authority of India (NHAI; was set up in 1988) is responsible for development, maintenance and management of Highways in India. India has the second largest road network across the world. The total length of Natioanl Highways in increased from about 91,287 km in 2014 to about 142,126 km in 2019.

    Apr 9, 2019
  • Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA): Powers and Pros & cons of the law

    The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act-(AFSPA) was passed on September 11, 1958 to help the army in tackling the disturbed areas of the Northeast India. AFSPA was implemented in the Kashmir amid increase in the insurgency in 1990. Currently, AFSPA is still in force in these states; Arunachal Pradesh, Kashmir, Manipur, Assam and Nagaland.

    Apr 3, 2019
  • How ISRO will make Indian Railways safe?

    Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is now 6th largest space agency in the world. Numerous achievements of ISRO made Indians proud and one of them is to provide security to Indian Railways.

    Apr 2, 2019
  • Would you like to know these Twenty facts about Chhattisgarh?

    Chhattisgarh was formed on 1 November 2000 by partitioning 16 Chhattisgarhi-speaking southeastern districts of Madhya Pradesh. Chhattisgarh is a state in central India. It is the 10th largest state in India, with an area of 135,194 km2 (52,199 sq mi) and with a population of 25.5 million. Chhattisgarh is the 16th most-populated state of the nation. It is a source of electricity and steel for India, accounting for 15% of the total steel produced in the country. It is one of the fastest-developing states in India.

    Mar 29, 2019
  • Lifestyle of RAW agents: Training, Recruitment & Salary

    When we think about the Life Style of RAW agents or a Secret Intelligence Field Agents, James Bond movie strikes our mind and we imagine or dreams about the action, investigations, conspiracy plots etc but is it really true in real life. Is it happened like that only, or may be different. They also sometimes work as a support job at our country’s Secret Intelligence Services like translation of Foreign Languages, communication officers etc.

    Mar 25, 2019