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GK Questions and Answers on the First ancient Indian Territorial States

The Mahajanapadas were the major kingdoms of Vedic India duirng the 6th century BC. In this article we are giving, 10 GK Questions and Answers on the First ancient Indian Territorial States with an explanation which will be helpful for the aspirants of the competitive exams like UPSC/PCS/SSC/CDS etc.

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Do you know why Muhammad Bin Tughlaq is called wise fool?

Mohammad Bin Tughlaq is one of the most interesting sultans of Delhi sultanate during Medieval India who ruled over the northern parts of the Indian subcontinent and the Deccan from 1324 to 1351 AD. In this article, we have discussed about the policy and reforms of Mohammad Bin Tughlaq that made him a wise fool among the kings in Indian History.

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Do you know the difference between latitudes and longitudes

The location of the places or the position with the help of two terms i.e. latitude and longitude. In this article we are giving important facts related to the latitude and longitude with differences which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

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Dementia disease: Causes, Symptoms and Cure

Dementia is not a specific disease. It is overall term that describes a group of symptoms associated with a decline in memory or other thinking skills severe enough to reduce a person's ability to perform everyday activities. Let us study through this article about causes, symptoms, types and cure of Dementia disease.

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The Polity

The List of Chief Ministers of Karnataka

Karnataka state was formed on 25 October 1947. Since its formation the state was known as the Mysore. Mysore is known as the Karnataka since 1 November 1973. Karnataka has Bicameral legislature which have 75 seats of MLC and 224 of MLA.  K.Chengalaraya Reddy of Congress was the first Chief Minister (Oct.1947-March 1952) of the Karnataka state. B. S.Yeddyurappa of BJP has sworn in as the 25th (in person) Chief Minister of the Karnataka on May 17, 2018.

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Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)

Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) is arguably the most important and comprehensive international agreement on intellectual property rights. Member countries of the WTO are automatically bound by the agreement. The Agreement covers most forms of intellectual property including patents, copyright, trademarks, geographical indications, industrial designs, trade secrets, and exclusionary rights over new plant varieties.  It came into force on 1 January 1995 and is binding on all members of the World Trade Organization (WTO).

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Enviornment & Ecology

National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC)

The Government of India formulated national plan on water, renewable energy, energy efficiency agriculture and others – bundled with additional ones – into a set of eight missions under the National Action Plan on Climate Change. The Action Plan was released on 30th June 2008 to address the future policies and programs for the climate mitigation and adaptation.

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GK Facts

Meaning of Signs and Symbols used by Indian Railway

While travelling by the train we often see different signs & symbols besides the railway track. But many of us are not aware about these signs & symbols. These signs & symbols can only be understood by the person who is working in the Indian railways. But in this article we are publishing the detail of such signs & symbols to make you aware.

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