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Salt March or Dandi March: Date, History, Reasons and Facts

Salt March is also known as Salt Satyagraha, Dandi March or Civil Disobedience Movement. The Salt Satyagraha was initiated by Mahatma Gandhi against the salt tax that was imposed by the British Government in India. It was a mass civil disobedience movement. Let us read in detail about Gandhi's Salt March.

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Geography

What is a Tropical Cyclone, how is it formed and its effects?

As we know that Cyclone Amphan, the extremely severe cyclonic storm has now turned into a super cyclonic storm. The storm over West-central Bay of Bengal has moved north-northeastwards with a speed of 15 kmph during past 06 hours. IMD issued a warning and all fishing activity is suspended in Bengal and Odisha till 20 May. Do you know what is a Tropical cyclone, how is it formed and its effects.

 

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Science

10 Important facts about Ebola Virus

The Democratic Republic of Congo Government announced a new outbreak of Ebola virus disease in the Wangata health zone, Mbandaka, in Equateur province. Do you know about the Ebola Virus? Let us have a look at some important facts of the Ebola virus.

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The Polity

What is Article 30 of the Indian Constitution

Article 30: The Indian Constitution has provisions of fundamental right from articles 12 to 35.  Part-3 of the constitution talks about the fundamental rights given to the citizens of the country. In this article, we have explained the constitutional provisions of article 30.

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Economy

7th Pay Commission in India: GK Questions and Answers

Pay Commission is set up in India to review the work and pay structure of all civil and military divisions of the Government of India. The Pay Commission is set up after the gap of 10 years. We published a set of 9 GK Questions and Answers on 7th Pay Commission.

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Enviornment & Ecology

List of 7 major natural disasters in the history of India

Natural calamities are universal events all over the world. It may be in the form of Odisha Super Cyclone (1999), Gujarat Earthquake (2001), Indian Ocean Tsunami (2004), Maharashtra Drought (2013) and Uttarakhand Flash Floods (2013). In this article we have compiled the list of 10 most horrible natural calamities of Indian history.

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GK Facts

What is the difference between LOC and LAC?

Difference between LOC and LAC: LOC stands for Line of Control while LAC stands for Line of Actual Control. LOC is a demarcated border marked by the military. For example, the boundary separating parts of Jammu & Kashmir controlled by India and Pakistan is called the LOC while LAC is a boundary between India and China like Aksai Chin.

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