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Important Institutions in India with Location (City/State)

Listed below are some of the Important Institutions in India along with their location (City/State). ...

Jan 17, 2022 14:36 IST · 1 min read

List of Important Committees and Commissions in India

Commissions are constituted by the Government of India either on an ad hoc or permanent basis, to guide, advise or provide solutions to various issues ...

Jan 16, 2022 21:56 IST · 1 min read

Major Waterfalls in India & the World (Location, River)

A waterfall, defined by National Geographic, is a body of water that cascades down a cliff or rock face into a pool below. Waterfalls ar ...

Jan 16, 2022 10:48 IST · 1 min read

The "Ganga" River System

The Ganga river originates as Bhagirathi from the Gangotri Glacier of western Himalayas in the Uttar Kashi District of Uttarak ...

Jan 16, 2022 09:13 IST · 9 min read

Action Plan for Introduction of Cheetah in India

The ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change launched the "Action Plan for Introduction of Cheetah in India" at the 19th meeting of the Nat ...

Jan 10, 2022 12:03 IST · 1 min read

"Major Dams in India" - related River name and State

A dam is a structure built across a river or stream to hold back water. Dams are mainly built in order to produce electricity by using water, this for ...

Jan 07, 2022 19:25 IST · 2 min read

Biofuels: Generations and Types (Bioethanol, Biodiesel Biogas etc)

Biofuel is any fuel that is derived from biomass - that is, plant or algae material or animal waste. Since such feedstock material can b ...

Jan 07, 2022 11:56 IST · 6 min read

RBI's Prompt Corrective Action framework (PCA) and NPA

In 2021, UCO Bank, IDBI Bank and Indian Overseas Bank exited the framework on improved performance. Only Central Bank of India remains under it now. ...

Nov 08, 2021 17:56 IST · 2 min read

Dolphin Conservation in India (Ganges, Indus and Irrawaddy Dolphins)

Ganges River Dolphin Ganges River Dolphins are found throughout the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna and Karnaphuli-Sangu river sys ...

Nov 04, 2021 11:51 IST · 1 min read

Government Schemes with their launch date, ministry etc (2014-2021)

Indian Government, at all levels, announces Welfare Schemes for a cross section of the society from time to time. In this section, we h ...

Oct 13, 2021 21:13 IST · 1 min read

International Organizations : Headquarters, Reports & Indexes

Internationational Organizations are constituted to form the international agenda, mediate political bargaining and to provide a place for political i ...

Oct 07, 2021 20:56 IST · 1 min read

Important Scientific Salt, Elements, Compounds and Processes

Corundum Corundum is a crystalline form of aluminium oxide (Al2O3) typically containing traces of iron, titaniu ...

Oct 01, 2021 11:00 IST · 22 min read

Volcanoes around the World (Facts, Information & Distribution)

A volcano is a rupture (a sudden bursting or breaking) in the crust of a planetar-mass object, such as Earth, that allows hot lava, volcanic ...

Sep 29, 2021 11:36 IST · 1 min read

The "Western" and "Eastern" Ghats of India

Western and Eastern Ghats of India and two mountain ranges forming the eastern and western edges, respectively, of the Deccan plateau of peninsular In ...

Sep 28, 2021 17:25 IST · 10 min read

National Family Health Survey 5 (NFHS-5)

National Family Health Survey 5 The first phase of the fifth round of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5) was conducted ...

Sep 28, 2021 13:37 IST · 4 min read

Census 2011 - Basics, Summary and Important Findings

Census is a process of collecting, compiling, analyzing, evaluating, publishing and disseminating statistical data regarding the population. It ...

Sep 28, 2021 10:31 IST · 11 min read

Electromagnetic Waves (Ultraviolet, infrared rays, X-rays etc)

Electromagnetic waves include different types of waves: visible light, ultraviolet, infrared rays, X-rays and gamma-rays etc. Electroma ...

Sep 27, 2021 14:31 IST · 1 min read

Jainism (Vardhaman Mahavira, Digambara, Svetambara etc)

Jainism is one of the world's oldest continuously-practiced religions. It traces its spiritual ideas and history through a succession o ...

Sep 27, 2021 13:25 IST · 3 min read

Buddhism (Gautama Buddha, Schools of Buddhism)

Buddhism was founded by Gautam Buddha in 6th century BC, he was the son of Suddhodhan (king of Sakya republic) and Mayadevi. ...

Sep 26, 2021 16:33 IST · 13 min read

Mughal Emperors in India (1526-1857) : Babur to Bahadur Shah II

The Mughal Empire was founded by Babur (1526-1530), a Central Asian ruler who was descended from the Turco-Mongol conqueror Timur (the founder of the ...

Sep 26, 2021 14:28 IST · 1 min read
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