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GK Questions and Answers on Satellites of India

As technology is advancing day by day India is successfully launching satellites into space with various purposes. Recently, India accomplished Mission Shakti and also in April 2019 launched EMISAT satellite. Let us study about various satellites, their full form, launch date, launch vehicle etc. through this article in the form of questions and answers.

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List of Jain Tirthankaras

A Tirthankara is defined as a founder of a Tirtha. He achieves the enlightenment and helps others achieve the same. A Tirthankara is believed to achieve Moksha or liberation at the end of his life.

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What is a Rogue Wave?

The Rogue Waves are popularly known as freak waves, monster waves, episodic waves, killer waves, extreme waves, and abnormal waves because it appears as a wall like structure. In this article, we have explained the concept of rogue waves, theories related to the formation of the rogue waves and name of the regions prone to rogue waves which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

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Nirbhay: India's First Sub-Sonic Cruise Surface to Air Missile

Nirbhay missile was successfully test fired by DRDO (Defence Research and Development organisation) from an Integrated Test Range (ITR) on Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha's Chandipur coast. The last successful trial of 'Nirbhay' cruise missile was conducted on 7 November, 2017. Do you know about Nirbhay missile, trials done till now etc.? Let us study some interesting facts about it through this article.

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The Polity

What is the Expenditure limit in the Lok Sabha and Assembly Elections in 2019?

A candidate is not free to spend as much as he/she likes in the election. The law prescribes that the total election expenditure shall not exceed the maximum limit prescribed under Rule 90 of the Conduct of Election Rules, 1961.  A candidate can spend upto Rs.70 lakh, depending on the state they are contesting the Lok Sabha election. Expenditure limit in the Assembly Elections is Rs. 28 lacs in bigger states.

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Universal Basic Income (UBI): Definition, Features, Advantage and Disadvantages

Universal Basic Income (UBI) is a model for providing a sum of money to all citizens of a country or other geographic area with a given sum of money, regardless of their income, employment status. The purpose of the UBI is to prevent or reduce poverty and increase equality among citizens.

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Enviornment & Ecology

Components of Ecosystem

An Ecosystem includes all of the living things (plants, animals and organisms) in a given area, interacting with each other, and also with their non-living environments (Weather, Earth, Sun, Soil, Climate, Atmosphere).

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GK Facts

Aadhaar Card: Digital Identity of Indians - Check Complete Details

Learn complete details about Aadhaar. In this article, we will give answers to some important questions like what is Aadhaar? How to download Aadhaar? Process for enrollment? How to update Aadhaar details online?

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