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  • What is the Siachen Glacier Dispute?

    The Siachen Glacier is located near Indo-Pak Line of Control: approximately 76.9° East, Latitude: 35.5° North. The average elevation of Siachen Glacier from sea level is approximately 17770 feet. The total area of Siachen Glacier is approximately 78 km. Siachen is the 5th largest glaciers of the Karakoram Range and second largest glacier in the world.The Siachen Glacieris known as the highest battlefield of the world.

    Jun 6, 2018
  • Asian Development Bank: Functions and Assistance to India

    Asian Development Bank (ADB) was established on Dec.19, 1966. The aim of this bank was to accelerate economic and social development in Asia and pacific region. The bank started its functioning on January 1, 1967. Its head quarter is located at Manila, Philippines. Its chairmanship is always given to Japanese and 3 deputy chairmen belong to USA, Europe and Asia.

    May 28, 2018
  • “Act East Policy” of India: Meaning and Objectives

    "Look East Policy" of India was launched by the former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao in 1991.The main focus of this policy was to shift the country's trading focus from the west and neighbours to the booming S.E. Asian countries. The new NDA government in the centre upgraded this policy as the “Act East Policy” at the East Asia Summit held in Myanmar in November 2014.

    May 25, 2018
  • All about World’s Only Hanging Monastery

    The World’s Only Hanging Monastery i.e. Hanging Temple or Hanging Monastery or Xuankong Temple is situated near Mount Heng in Hunyuan County, Datong City, Shanxi province, China. It was built around 1500 years ago under the reign of the Wei Dynasty. Here, we are giving some Amazing Fact about the World’s Only Hanging Monastery for general awareness (GK).

    May 4, 2018
  • A Brief history on the relationship between North and South Korea

    The Combative relationship between North Korea and South Korea is always hot ball discussion in geopolitics. It can be traced all the way back to the Korean War (1950 –1953), which resulted the division of the Korean peninsula along the 38th parallel.

    Apr 27, 2018
  • When and Why Earth Day is celebrated?

    Earth Day is an annual event, organized to show support for environmental protection around the world on April 22. Earth Day was founded by American senator Gaylord Nelson for environmental education. This day commenced on April 22, 1970 and today more than 1 billion people in 192 countries of the world are celebrating Earth Day.

    Apr 23, 2018
  • 10 Amazing Facts of Scandinavian Countries

    The Scandinavia countries are the name given to the group of three European countries (Norway, Sweden, and Denmark) on the basis of common historical and cultural-linguistic heritage. The term Scandinavia is usually used as a cultural term, but in English usage, it is occasionally confused with the geographical term Scandinavian Peninsula, which took its name from the cultural-linguistic concept.

    Apr 17, 2018
  • Name of the Countries where you can drive with Indian Driving Licence

    A driving licence (DL) is required in India by any person driving a vehicle on any highway or other road defined in the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. In many cases DL is used as the identity proof. Do you know that you can drive overseas with the help of Indian driving license also? In this article we are publishing the name of the countries where you can drive from 3 months to 1 year with Indian driving licence.

    Apr 17, 2018
  • List of all the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

    The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals, are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the environment, reduce economic inequality and ensure peace and justice for all. On 25 September 2015, the 193 countries of the UN General Assembly adopted the 2030 Development Agenda titled "Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

    Apr 16, 2018
  • List of Commonwealth Countries

    The Commonwealth of Nations (formerly the British Commonwealth), also known as the Commonwealth. The Commonwealth is an intergovernmental organisation of 53 member states, mostly were ruled by the British Empire. Modern commonwealth was established on 28 April 1949.

    Apr 12, 2018
  • What is International Solar Alliance?

    International Solar Alliance or ISA consists of 121 countries.ISA consists of most of those countries which are located between the tropic of cancer and tropic of Capricorn. These countries are located at the shortest distance from the Sun that is why solar energy is available in these quantities throughout the year. ISA's goal is to produce 1 trillion watt (1000 GW) of solar energy by 2030. ISA headquarter will be located in Gurgaon (Haryana).

    Apr 4, 2018
  • Which countries of the world do not impose income tax?

    Governments impose income tax on people in almost every country of the world. Corpus of the income tax is use to provide basic facilities like road, water, electricity, schools and many more to the residents of the country. But you would be surprised to know that there are some courtiers like Saudi Arab, Qatar and Bahamas which do not impose income tax on the citizens.

    Mar 23, 2018
  • Interesting Geographical facts about Asia

    Asia is the largest continent and occupies about 30% of the total area of the Earth. It has extremely diverse geographic features as well as climates. Climates range from arctic and subarctic in Siberia to tropical in southern India and Southeast Asia. In this article, we are given important geographical facts about Asia, which are very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    Mar 20, 2018
  • Why was the Berlin wall built?

    After the World War II; the Germany was partitioned in two parts i.e. West Germany and East Germany. In the 50s and 60s, East Germans fled to West Germany in the search of better job opportunities and better education. In this migration there were hundreds of artisans, professors, doctors, engineers and businessmen. Due this mass brain drain the economy of East Germany started weakening which compelled the government of the East Germany to build a Berlin Wall in 1961.

    Mar 14, 2018
  • First in the World: A Complete List

    A complete list of ‘First in the World’ which is composed of all those human exploration and adventures, expeditions, discoveries and inventions which were made first time by any human being. It will help the aspirants to enhance their general knowledge for Competitive Exam (like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.), Bank Exam and Entrance Exam".

    Feb 19, 2018