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Longest and Largest Bridges In India

Longest and Largest Bridges In India 2020

October 18, 2020
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The largest bridge in India is the Dhubri-Phulbari bridge which is to be built over the Brahmaputra River which will prove to be the longest bridge in India. It then flows into Bangladesh, with a road distance of about 210 kilometres. Till now the motorboat has been the only means of transport between Dhubri and Phulbari. The largest and longest bridges of India have a social and economic impact in the development of India. Bridges minimise the traffic on the …

Who Invented Telephone?

Who Invented Telephone? History & Facts

October 15, 2020
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Alexander Graham Bell, best known for his invention of the telephone, transformed communication as we know it. His curiosity in sound technology was deep-rooted and personal, as both his wife and mother were deaf. While there’s some controversy over whether Bell was the true pioneer of the telephone, he acquired exclusive rights to the technology and launched the Bell Telephone Company in 1877. Ultimately, the talented scientist held more than 18 patents for his inventions and work in communications. Birthplace …

Longest Mountain Ranges in the World

Longest Mountain Ranges in the World

October 13, 2020
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Our planet Earth is composed of a wide variety of physical as well as biological features. The physical attributes are the ones beholding the massive array of Biological Ecosystems including flora and fauna, animal adaptations, diverse life forms, extreme weather conditions and much more. These regions are known as the Hotspot regions of the World. And these hotspot regions are majorly the constituents of the Huge Mountain Ranges of the World. The Longest Mountain Ranges in the World are: The …

List of Chief Election Commissioner of India

List of Chief Election Commissioner’s of India [ 1950 to 2020]

October 8, 2020
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About The Chief Election Commissioner of India The Chief Election Commissioner of India is the highest official of the Election Commission of India, which is a powerful autonomous authority. Chief Election Commissioner supervises the election commission of India. The election commission of India conducts the election for the centre and state legislature and also the President and Vice president. Article 324 enumerates the powers and duties of the Election Commission of India. The salary of the Chief Election Commission is …

Important facts of Godavari River

Important facts of Godavari River

October 8, 2020
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Godavari river is India’s second longest river with a total length of about 910 miles (1,465 km), rises from Trimbakeshwar near Nasik in Maharashtra from the Arabian Sea and flows into the Bay of Bengal. It has a drainage basin of some 121,000 square miles (313,000 square km) that extends over five states, and it has tributaries Pravara, Purna, Manjra, Penganga, Wardha, Wainganga, Pranhita (combined flow of Wainganga, Penganga, Indravati, Maner and the Sabri. Read more on: britannica.com

Important days in October

Important days in October : National & International

October 7, 2020
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International Day of Older Persons: It is a special day for senior citizens all across the globe. On December 14, 1990, the UN General Assembly declared October 1 as the International Day of Older Persons. The UN observed the International Day of Older Persons was for the first time on October 1, 1991. Annual celebrations recognize the contributions of older persons and to examine issues that affect their lives. This day provides an opportunity to acknowledge the assistance, wisdom, dignity, …

Difference between Primary and Secondary memory

Difference between Primary and Secondary memory

October 7, 2020
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Memory is the storage space utilised by the computer for storing data and instructions, required for processing of the information. Memory is of two types: 1) Primary (or) Main memory 2) Secondary (or) Auxiliary Memory Now let’s look in brief at both types and their characteristics.   Primary memory: It is the Main Memory of the computer where the currently processing data or information resides for faster access. It is volatile by its nature, which means data in this memory is stored temporarily, and it does …

List of Important National and International Days 2020

List of Important National and International Days 2020

October 7, 2020
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India is home to numerous festivals due to its cultural diversity. Each festival, events has its significance, and some of the events have a particular theme. We are aware of national holidays such as 26 January (Republic Day), 15 August (Independence Day) and 2 October (Gandhi Jayanthi) but have no idea about other holidays/ events that fall in the year. Clubbing together of month-wise significant Days and Dates of occasions will help you in planning leaves. It not only provides …

How many zeros in a Million, Billion, Trillion, Nonillion

How many zeroes in a Million, Billion, Trillion, Nonillion, Quadrillion, Sextillion, Googol

October 3, 2020
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The actual importance of zero is known once we begin to work with large numbers. The bigger the number, the more number of zeros it contains. So it gets difficult to count the numbers containing zeros, as it gets larger and larger. There’s a method of computing the large numbers containing zeros. This method is helpful for easy reference to figure out the name of zeroes in a large number. Now starting with the numbers having a small number of …

List of 12 Cranial nerves

Cranial Nerves

October 3, 2020
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Cranial nerves are sets of nerves that connect our brain to different parts of our head, neck and trunk. There are twelve cranial nerves which are named according to their function as well as structure. These are named using the Roman numerals based on their location in the body from the front to the back. These nerves are divided into two types based on their functions: i)Sensory nerve or ii)motor nerve Sensory nerves are the type of nerves which are connected with the …

Equivalent weight And It's Calculation

Equivalent weight And It’s Calculation

October 3, 2020
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The equivalent weight is defined as the weight (or mass) of a substance that contains a hydrogen ion(H+) or a hydroxide ion (−OH−). Acids are proton donors, while bases are proton acceptors. Gram equivalent weight is defined as the mass in grams numerically, which is equal to Equivalent Weight. The equivalent weight of elements having more than one valencies is variable. Like Sulphur has 2, 4, 6 as valencies. So the equivalent weight of Sulphur will also be different for different valencies. ‘Equivalent weight’ allows us to give it a thought on the …

Countries based on population and area

Top 25 countries Based on Population, Area and Interesting facts

October 2, 2020
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There are a total of many countries in the world, but according to the United Nations there are 195 countries including two observer states Vatican City and Palestine. They are classified according to some categories. Some are categorized on the basis of population, land area, culture, wildlife, etc. These classifications signify the importance of the countries. List of top 25 countries based on its total land area: Rank Country Name Total area in km2 (mi2) 1 Russia 17,098,246 (6,601,670) 2 Antarctica …

Ten Tech Companies of the World

Top 10 Tech Companies of the World and in India

October 2, 2020
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The importance of the existence of a powerful and dynamic high technology company sector in the current world economy is enormous as it vastly influences the potential for the global competitiveness of different nations or regions. In the developed, post-industrial economies, the leading technology companies sector is frequently regarded as the area with the most extensive use of and dependency on the so-called unique means of production – knowledge and human resources. These means are created continuously, which enables not …

Interesting and Unknown Mahatma Gandhi Facts

Interesting and Unknown Mahatma Gandhi Facts

October 1, 2020
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Mahatma Gandhi was born on second October 1869. He was born in the district of “Porbandar” in Gujarat. His full name is Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. He is popularly known as “Bapu” or “Rashtrapita”. He is known as the “Father Of Nation” all over the country. He pursued his degree of Law from the London University and hence completed his graduation in 1891. He strictly believed in “Ahimsa” (non-violence) and “Satya” (truth). He significantly contributed to India’s struggle for Freedom. He inspired people all over the world …

List of All Official Languages In India

List of All Official Languages In India

October 1, 2020
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Languages spoken all over India includes several language families, the major ones being the Indo-Aryan languages which are spoken by 78.05 percent of the Indians, and the Dravidian languages spoken by 19.64 percent of the Indians. Languages are spoken by the rest of the 2.31 percent of the population belonging to the Austroasiatic, Sino-Tibetan, Tai-Kadai, and a few other language families and isolates. India has the world’s second-highest number of languages, i.e., 780, after Papua New Guinea with 839 number …

List of All National and State political parties of India

List of All National and State political parties of India

October 1, 2020
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India has a multi-party structure with acceptance granted to national, state, and district level parties. The Election Commission of India (ECI) reviews the rank/position periodically. Other political parties that are run to contest the local, state, or national elections need to register themselves by the Election Commission of India specifically. Political Parties can be either a national level or state level parties based on objective criteria. A recognized party adores privileges like-a reserved party symbol, free transmission time on state-run …

50 most interesting unknown facts about T20 Indian Premier League (IPL)

50 most interesting unknown facts about T20 Indian Premier League (IPL)

September 23, 2020
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The T20 Indian Premier League (IPL) has grown over the years with a unique combination of cricket and entertainment. The IPL has inspired many other leagues based on the same format throughout the world. With the Indian Premier League just around the corner, there is a lot of excitement and apprehension among the fans. The one and a half months prolonged tournament has become a milestone event in the calendar year for many who watch cricket across the globe. Since …

List of Rajya Sabha Speakers

List of Rajya Sabha Speakers 2020 And Their Functions

September 23, 2020
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Council of States (Rajya Sabha) The Rajya Sabha (Council of States) is called the Upper House of our Parliament. It consists of 250 members, out of which, 238 Members designate the States and Union Territories and 12 Members are nominated by the President from amongst the persons having specialised knowledge and functional experience in regard of such matters as literature, science, art and social service. At present, the exact strength of the Rajya Sabha is 245.  List of Rajya Sabha …

List of Important Trophies and Cups related to Sports: National and International

List of Important Trophies and Cups related to Sports: National and International

September 14, 2020
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Getting trophies or cups on winning any game makes that game worth playing. Some games even become famous just due to related trophies or cups. Trophies give a player the reason to play, the motivation to put effort and succeed. List of the important trophies and cups related to sports  Name of the Trophy or Cup Name of the Sports Ashes Cup. Cricket Asia Cup. Cricket C.K. Naidu Trophy. Cricket Deodhar Trophy. Cricket  Duleep Trophy. Cricket Gavaskar Border Trophy. Cricket …

List of Important International Boundaries and Lines

List of Important International Boundaries and Lines

September 14, 2020
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  International Boundaries are geological borderlines of ministerial institutions or licit administrations, such as central governments, supreme states, unified states, and other sub-national bodies. Various borders include a border of a state’s central executive border or entomb state borders inside the Schengen zone, are open and completely incautious. The international boundaries’ categorisation is instead a new concept in human history and even subject to consular agreements and military disputes. Also read, list of Space Agencies across the World List of …

India vs china missile comparison 2020

India vs China missile comparison 2020

September 11, 2020
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Significant differences between China and India are China stands second in military disbursing with military outlays summing up to 261 billion dollars. In contrast, India stands third with military expenditure summing up to 71.1 billion dollars. China aligns third in aircraft strength having 3,210 aircraft in collation to India which aligns fourth with 2,123 aircraft. India’s DRDO has been ushering tests of infuriate missiles like “Prithvi-1” which has a range of 150 kilometres and “Prithvi-2” having a limit of 250 …

List of 13 Major Sea Ports in India

List of 13 Major Sea Ports in India

September 11, 2020
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Today, there are 13 major seaports in India, out of which 12 functions under the government of India while a corporation leads one that is left (Ennore Port). These seaports are vital for sustaining and enhancing India’s improving economy. These ports in India are crucial for handling a majority of India’s trade. But apart from being trade centres, they serve as tourist attractions as well. These 13 significant seaports are:   1. Kandla Port, Gujarat – Busiest Port in India …

List of Major Railway Zones in India

List of Major Railway Zones in India: 2020

September 9, 2020
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Indian Railways are run and owned by the Indian Government involving the Ministry of Railways. Railways were first initiated in India in 1853 from Bombay to Thane. In 1951 they federated the system as one unit. Hence the Indian Railways became one of the most extensive matrices in the world, having 17 additionally subjected zones. In 1951, the number of zones in Indian Railways increased from six to eight and to nine in 1966 and sixteen in 2003. Each railway …

8 Deadliest Viruses that affected the world

8 Deadliest Viruses that affected the world till 2020

September 9, 2020
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 A virus is an infectious negotiator that multiplies itself on its own and gets transmitted from one living organism to another through communication either by air, water or in person. The history of the virus gives an account of the influence of Viruses and infections that they have provoked. And the aspects in which it affects living organisms, especially human beings. Viruses caused epidemics in human with the variation in their behaviour, i.e. agricultural communities started developing, etc. during the …

List of Folk Dances and Classical Dances in India: State Wise

List of Folk Dances and Classical Dances in India: State Wise

September 8, 2020
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India is a land that bears a union of diversified types of cultures of every religion. The diverse variety of cultures in India contains the treasury of various vintage of folk and tribal dances in multiple regions all over the country. Indian folk dance is a dance that specifies each state. It signifies the essential culture of a state or any place. Indian folk dances are generally more prevalent in the rural areas and are ceremonial performances which take place …

List of State Wise Indian Festivals

List of Indian Festivals State Wise

September 8, 2020
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India is home to diversified cultures and religions. Every state has its own unique culture and tradition. The celebration of individual culture and tradition is typical for all states. People celebrate their beliefs, culture, and folklore in the form of festivals. Every festival has its specific ways and notions of celebration. Festivals in India are either celebrated according to states or seasons. The celebrations of any festival spread happiness and strengthen the bond of the family members. Many festivals are …

Top Ten Central Government Schemes in India

List of All Central Government Schemes in India

September 7, 2020
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The Government of India, which is the largest democracy in the world, has fabricated and implemented various schemes and plans for the growth benefit of a maximum number of citizens of India. Many of these schemes did succeed by bringing the most significant betterment for a large number of people. List of all Central Government schemes of India Name of the Government Scheme Date of establishment Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan May, 2020 Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme 24th February, 2019 Pradhan …

List of Space Agencies across the World

List of Space Agencies across the World

September 7, 2020
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Several space agencies have been working for the advancement of technologies all over the world. They have themselves fabricated and designed a variety of machines or space engines to understand the features of space and different planets, especially our own planet Earth. These space engines help in tendering our Earth in a better way. Government agencies are engaged in ventures related to external space and space exploration. The space agencies design them in a way that it is capable of …

Chandragupta Maurya Biography and History

Chandragupta Maurya Biography and History

September 4, 2020
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Early Life of Chandragupta Maurya Chandragupta Maurya was born in Patna in 340 BCE. He was an Indian emperor to establish the Maurya Empire. Both the parents of Chandragupta were of the Kshatriya (warrior or prince) caste. His father was Prince Sarvarthasiddhi of the Nanda Kingdom. He was a humble person. He was a valorous and hypnotic born leader. He reigned from 321 BCE to 297 BCE. He was the first emperor who united the predominant part of India under …

Longest National Highways Of India

Longest National Highways Of India

September 4, 2020
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In today’s era, National Highways in India have become a soul of connection uniting several different cities in four different parts of India, i.e. Eastern part, Western part, Northern part and Southern part. There are a total of about 87 National highways in India at present. And the credit for this goes to the “National Highways Authority of India” (NHAI). National highways in India majorly connects rich states and cities commercially. Hence they contribute supremely to the economy of India. …

Why do we have two eyes for vision?

Why do we have two eyes for vision?

September 3, 2020
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Is catching, or heading a ball challenging for you? If you’ve ever tried threading a needle, did it end in frustration? Have you ever thought of blaming your eyes for that? Two eyes that work together help you estimate how far a ball is or where the thread is with respect to the needle. This “working together” of the eyes happens in the brain. The brain receives two images one for each eye, processes them together with the other information …

List of IPL Winners from 2008 to 2020

List of IPL Winners from 2008 to 2020

September 3, 2020
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  The Indian Premier League started in the year 2008. It is the professional Twenty 20 Cricket Federation in India that is disputed during March, April or May every year. In this match, eight different teams participate, claiming the eight other cities in India. The Board of Control established the league for Cricket in India (BCCI).   Brief about IPL: It is played only in India as the name already suggests- “Indian” Premier League. The tournament format for IPL is …

Father of the computer Charles Babbage

Who is the Father of Computer?

September 3, 2020
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  In today’s era, the way we are dependent on our smartphones for every single thing whether it’s about listening music, playing games, writing contents, watching videos, etc. is all a gift from the father of computers. Our father of the computer is Charles Babbage who modernised our world by enhancing the technologies in the computer field. He completely turned our lives from a very complex one to a straightforward one. He gifted us with high-level technology, i.e. the computer …

Fathers of physics

Who is the Father of Physics?

August 30, 2020
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Even though the title “Father of Physics” has not been assigned to any single individual. Galileo, Isaac Newton, and Albert Einstein were the pioneers who contributed much of their knowledge and efforts towards the study of physics and have been called as the “fathers of physics” in western cultures. History of physics Physics is a branch of science whose principal objects of learning are matter and energy. Principles of physics find applications throughout the natural sciences and in technology as …

10 Facts About Banyan Tree Every Indian Should Know

10 Facts About Banyan Tree Every Indian Should Know | Scientific Name

August 30, 2020
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The banyan tree is a plant that grows on another plant when its seed germinates in a crack or fissure of a host tree or pile. Its scientific name is “Ficus benghalensis“, and is native to the Indian subcontinent. It is also the national tree of India. Usually, it reaches up to the heights of over 100 feet, making it quite a large tree. It also grows sideways, covering a broad area – this means one tree, given adequate time, will look …

Ten Longest Rivers In India

Ten Longest Rivers In India

August 30, 2020
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India is a land of distinct cultures as well as physical features like rivers, seas, mountains, etc. It has ample of water bodies whose water finds many different types of uses for many various reasons such as irrigation, economic benefit, agriculture, Industrial etc. There are two categories of river systems in India: Himalayan Rivers and Peninsular Rivers. Majority of the rivers flow Eastwards and drain into the Bay of Bengal. The list of Longest Rivers of India (in ascending order) …

Mother Teresa: The Saint Of The Gutters

Mother Teresa-The Saint Of The Gutters

August 29, 2020
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Mother Teresa, also known Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, was born in Skopje on 26th August 1920. She belonged to an Albanian family. She was a nun and a missionary, known as Saint Teresa Of Calcutta. She was inspired with the deep compassion for charity commitment in her mind. She took the vows to serve for poverty, chastity and obedience. She devoted her whole life for spreading the love of Christ. Mother Teresa and her family members Her mother’s name was Dranafile Bojaxhiu, and …

How many High Courts in India?

How Many High Courts in India ? List of High Courts in India

August 29, 2020
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The High Court is the highest judicial body in a state. According to Article 214, each State of India shall have a High Court. However, Article 231 also specifies that there can be a joint High Court for two or more states. It is the final interpreter of the constitution. At present, there are 25 High Courts in India, three having charge over more than one State. Amongst the Union Territories Delhi has a High Court of its own. Each …

Who is called the father of biology

Who is Father of Biology? [ Father of branches of Biology ]

August 29, 2020
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  Development as a subsequent knowledge of biology took place during the era of the famous Greek philosopher Aristotle (384- 322 B.C.). He shared his thoughts about several aspects of the life of plants and animals.  Aristotle is considered to be the Father of biology. He was the first person to inquire into biology systematically, and biology constitutes a large part of his compositions. He spent two years examining and explaining the zoology of Lesbos and the surrounding seas, including in particular …

Why is Monalisa Painting So Famous?

History of Monalisa | Why is Monalisa Painting So Famous?

August 28, 2020
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Mona Lisa, also called Portrait of Lisa Gherardini, wife of Florentine merchant Francesco di Bartolomeo del Giocondo, an oil painting on a poplar wood panel by Leonardo da Vinci, is one of the world’s most famous Painting. Leonardo Da Vinci painted his Renaissance masterpiece “Mona Lisa” sometime between 1503 and 1517, while he worked in Florence and later in France, and it now hangs in the Louvre Museum, in Paris. The Painting’s mysterious smile and her unproven identity have made it a source of …

Different types of maps

Types Of Maps

August 28, 2020
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  Geologists use a wide variety of maps to understand the different factors about different places of the Earth. They use different types of maps based on the various elements by which locations are classified into their physical or other features.    All maps are divided into two categories: i)Reference Maps and ii)Thematic Maps   Reference Maps:  It is a kind of map that displays the location, boundaries, names and unique features of the geographic areas as well as significant …

Who Invented Google ? Founder of google

Who Invented Google ? Founder of google | Google History

August 28, 2020
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History of Google “Google” was founded by America in 1998; also known as ‘American search engine company’. Earlier it was called ‘Google LLC’, now known as ‘Google Inc’. This company tied up with Alphabet Inc company from 1998 to 2017. Today, most of the search on the internet platform takes place majorly on theGoogle search engine. Although being an online search firm, it offers more than 80 internet services all around the globe now.   Google services These services include …

List Of Man Of The Match and Man Of The Series or Tournament winners in ICICI World Cup

List Of Man Of The Match and Man Of The Series or Tournament winners in ICICI World Cup

August 28, 2020
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“Man Of The Match” award is given to the person who plays a crucial role or is solely responsible for the winning of his team. The Man Of The Match award in the ICC cricket world cup began since the year 1975. Clive Llyod from West Indies, was the first person to be awarded the “Man Of The Match” tag in the Final ICC Cricket World Cup. In 1983, Mohinder Amarnath was the first Indian to be awarded the “Man Of The Match”. “Sachin Tendulkar” and …

Taj Mahal Story & History | Who Built Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal Story & History | Who Built Taj Mahal?

August 28, 2020
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  Where is Taj Mahal situated The Taj Mahal is an immense mausoleum complex situated located on the southern bank of the Yamuna River near Agra, India. Apart from being just a memorial in the name of a spouse Mumtaz Mahal. UNESCO declares it as a World Heritage site in 1983. It is one of the world’s most archetypal monuments to be named as one of the wonders of the world.   History of Taj Mahal In 1631 AD, Shah Jahan, the …

Largest & Longest Dams in India

Largest & Longest Dam in India | List of Dams in India

August 28, 2020
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Dams A dam is a human-made barrier that blocks the flow of water and results in the creation of a reservoir. Dams are mainly constructed to generate power using water. This form of energy produced is known as hydroelectric power. India, the land of rivers has massive potential for construction of huge dams, owing to the geographical features. In the north lies the Himalayan Mountain ranges, in central India lies the Plateaus, whereas along with southern India, Western and Eastern …

List Of Ten Highest Mountain Peaks In India

Highest Mountain Peaks Of India

August 28, 2020
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There are a minimum of about 109 Mountains on Earth with an elevation higher than 7200 metres above the sea level. Majority of these high peak mountains are unearthed on the edge of the Asian Continental Plates. Specific considerations about the high peak mountains A line dividing the mountain and its multiple peaks, as well as other ridges, are not crystal clear. A method of measurement called “Topographic Prominence” helps in distinguishing mountains from subsidiary peaks. It considers the measure …

Father of chemistry Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier

Who is the Father of Chemistry?

August 28, 2020
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  If you are suggested to recognise the father of chemistry, your most reliable answer presumably would be Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier, author of the book, “Elements of Chemistry,” written in 1787. He compiled the first comprehensive—at that time—list of elements, identified and named oxygen and hydrogen, aided in developing the metric system, helped improve and normalise chemical nomenclature and found that matter retains its mass even when it changes forms.   Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier, (August 26, 1743, to May 8, 1794) He …

Different Sectors Of Economy

Sectors Of Economy

August 26, 2020
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The economy of a country is divided into several segments to define the ratio of the population of places engaged in different activities. It represents the distance continuity from the natural environment. It starts with the utility of raw materials like agriculture and mining. Then it starts to distance itself from the natural resources as the sectors get more detached from the processing of the raw materials. The different areas of the economy are:   Primary Sector:  The primary sector of the …

Types of Joints In Human Body

How many Joints are in Human Body ?

August 24, 2020
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Locomotion is one of the significant characteristics of CREATURES that differentiate them from other living and non-living things. This is simply because of the bones and muscles present in their body. Based on the structure of joints, these are classified into three types:   Fibrous Joints  These are the immovable joints where bones are fixed, i.e. not flexible. These joints have no cavity and are joined by connective tissues which are made up of collagen. Example of fibrous joints includes the upper jaw, …

50 Largest Cities in the World 2020

50 Largest Cities in the World 2020

August 21, 2020
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Before going through the 50 largest cities in the World, let us understand what is meant by a city and how are they organised.     Defination: A city is a permanent and densely settled place with a large human settlement, where its geographical boundaries are administratively defined. Employment primarily depends on non-agricultural tasks.    Cities generally have extensive systems for housing, transportation, sanitation, utilities, land use, and communication.   Every country has its criteria to classify the cities in their …

History behind teachers day in India

Importance of Teachers Day | Why September 5 is celebrated as Teachers Day

August 21, 2020
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As the traditional proverb goes, the destiny of a country lies in the hands of its children and teachers. As mentors, teachers can mould students into future leaders who shape the destiny of India. They perform a prominent role in our lives to become flourishing in career and business. They assist us in becoming a good human being, a better member of society and an exemplary citizen of the nation. Teacher’s Day is celebrated to acknowledge the difficulties, challenges and …

The father of mathematics is Greek mathematician Archimedes

Who is the father of mathematics?

August 21, 2020
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Much of the modern world cannot be imagined without mathematics. It is considered to be the foundation of the universe. Mathematics is one of the most age-old sciences above all other ones. It is a core of all other sciences, which all together improve the modern world of technologies and facilitate people’s lives.   Biography of Archimedes Archimedes (287 BC–212 BC) is known as Father of Mathematics. He was born in the seaport city of Syracuse on the greek island …

Great and Famous Mathematicians of India

10 Great and Famous Mathematicians of India

August 21, 2020
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Scholars or teachers having an immense deal of knowledge in mathematics and astronomy are known as” Mathematicians”.  Since many years we have been knowing about many of them who have shocked people with their extraordinary brain and mind facts. From creating the concept of zero to measuring the accurate days in a year, mathematicians in India have been debating the norms as well as a thirst for knowledge.   Some Indian mathematicians of India, known by their discoveries are: Aryabhata …

Greatest Warriors and Kings of India

Greatest Kings and Warriors of India

August 18, 2020
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India has been the home of many rulers starting from the Great Ashoka of the Mauryan Dynasty to the Mughal Emperor Akbar. India has a diverse history of rulers belonging to Islam as well as Indian origin. The medieval ruins of India carved in stone stand as evidence for the greatness of Indian culture. Though, most of India’s conflicts were due to internal friction between neighbouring clans and kingdoms. Multitudes including those of east and west have been a part …

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Smallest Countries in the World by Area & Population

August 15, 2020
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It is surprising to know that there are countries which are smaller than the parks in a city. The population of the country is much less than a society in any metropolitan city. The smallest country in the world in area, as well as the community, is Vatican City. It has a total area of 0.49 square kilometre, which is as large as our day present society. The residents of the country are just 825, which is very few when …

Types of satellites by ISRO

9 Different Types of Satellites launched by ISRO

August 15, 2020
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A” satellite” is a man-made object that revolves around a planet or any celestial body in space launched into space by men itself. Technically speaking, a satellite is a machine that orbits around any planet or star. These are launched into space by scientists for specific jobs. We can also call Earth as a satellite since it revolves around the sun. In the same way, the moon is a also a satellite as it orbits around the Earth. According to …

Current Governors of Indian States and UTs

List of Current Governors of Indian States & Union Territories 2020

August 15, 2020
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The Governor acts as the chief executive head of the State and works as the representative of the central Government. Every action initiated in the State is done in the name of Governor by the executive power, i.e. chief minister of the State. At present India has 28 state governors and eight administrators/Lieutenant Governor (LG) of Union Territories. Governor acts as the constitutional head of each State. Being the formal head of the State, various responsibilities rest with the Governor and …

Types of satellites by ISRO

History of Indian Space Research Organisation [ ISRO]

August 13, 2020
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ISRO History : After gaining independence from British occupation in 1947, Indian scientists and politicians recognised the prospects of rocket technology in both research and development, and for defence applications. Visionaries such as Dr Vikram Sarabhai, Homi Bhabha set about establishing a space research organisation after recognising the need for the country’s independent space capabilities, and the new potential of satellites in the fields of remote sensing and communication. After the launch of Sputnik in 1957, Dr Vikram Sarabhai, who …

Living things and non living things

Living things and non living things

August 13, 2020
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In our day to day life, we come across a variety of things that we do not tend to notice. Our planet ‘Earth’, in which we live itself surrounded by plenty of varied ‘things’ or ‘species’.  These “things”  comprised of two basic types–“ Living” and “Non-living”. Each of these types is entirely different from each other. Both of these have their own set of rules by which they categorised from each other. But If something obeys only a few rules, …

Red blood cells and their functions

What Are Red Blood Cells And What Is Their Function?

August 8, 2020
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Blood is regarded as connective tissue because it consists of a non-living fluid in which living cells are present. It has three main functions, namely transportation, regulation and protection. Cells in the blood are of 3 Structure types: red blood cells (erythrocytes), white blood cells (leukocytes) and platelets (thrombocytes). These make up 45% of our blood volume, the rest of the 55% is composed of plasma. Difference between prokaryotic cells vs eukaryotic cells Structure of Red Blood Cells: Red blood cells …

origin of Indian caste system

History and Origin of Caste System in India

August 8, 2020
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Origin of Caste System in India Many hypotheses are circling the origin of the caste system in India. The religious theory claims that the castes were created from the body of the Brahma, the creator God. Brahmanas from his naval; Kshatriyas from his hands; the Vaishyas from his thighs and the Sudras from his feet. Early written evidence suggests that the caste system appears in the sacred Hindu scriptures the Vedas, from as early as 1500 BCE. However, the “Rigveda, which …

Human Eye

The Human Eye

August 4, 2020
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  The human eye is an organ that reacts in light and allows light perception, colour vision, and depth perception. A structure inside the eye called the cornea focuses light onto a light-sensitive membrane called the retina, which is similar to a camera lens that focuses light onto film. Engrained in the retina are millions of light-sensitive cells, known as rods and cones. Rods enable the monochrome vision required in poor light, while cones enable colour vision and the detection …

7 Continents of the world Smallest to Largest in terms of Area, Population and other Facts.

July 31, 2020
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Earth is billions of years old, comprising of around 71 per cent water and 29 per cent of the land. Earlier, all the seven continents of the world shared a collective single massive landmass called Pangaea. Now Earth’s landmass comprises of seven continents of various sizes. Every continent is distinct from every other continent based on the number of countries forming them. Tectonic plate activity is the reason behind the splitting of landmass and getting separated gradually forming them into …

10 Most Mind-Blowing Facts.

September 26, 2019
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Here are some of the most mind-blowing facts. Winspire Magazine is presenting you a few mind blowing facts. Facts about dreams, food like honey, dragonfly, paper money, snakes, contitents like Australia, chameleon’s tongue, insects like butterfly, cricket and ants. According to Oxford Dictionaries, ‘dreamt’ is the only English word that ends with ‘mt‘. The word’s derivatives, including undreamt, daydreamt, and redreamt, are the only other words that end with the same letters. Honey is the only food that doesn’t spoil. Due to honey’s hygroscopy and low pH, two qualities that make …

Everything You Need to Know About Ishwar Chandra Vidhyasagar

Everything You Need to Know About Ishwar Chandra Vidhyasagar

September 26, 2019
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The path-breaking reformer who revolutionised Bengali Education System and the writer and reformer, whose contribution towards education and also the empowerment of women in India was remarkable. On the great personality’s 199 birth anniversary, here’s are few facts about Ishwar Chandra Vidhyasagar – the man who had knowledge like ocean.  Ishwar Chandra Vidhya Sagar born in a poor family in 1820 on September 26th.  For his great learning, the Sanskrit College in Calcutta conferred on him the title of ‘Vidyasagar’ …

Animals who can change the water flow.

September 25, 2019
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Life’s basic needs are food, water and living space. Any change in these factors will affect the survival of living things. An entire ecosystem can be reshaped. Liquid water is the primary cause of life on Earth. Rivers, lakes, and the ocean are forms of naturally formed waterways. Earth is covered with 71% of water bodies.   What is Ecosystem Engineer? One of the interesting topics in biology is the role of ecosystem engineers.  An ecosystem engineer is any living being that creates, modifies, supports or destroys an …

What is a Refrigerator? and how it works?

September 25, 2019
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The refrigerator is such an important component of modern life that it is hard to imagine what the world was like without it. Before mechanical refrigeration systems were introduced, people had to cool their food using earthern pots, ice and snow, either found locally or brought down from the mountains. The first cellars for keeping food cold and fresh were holes that were dug into the ground and lined with wood or straw and packed with snow and ice. This …

What are Emoji? Who created the Emoji?

September 25, 2019
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We all recognize emoji. They’ve become the global stars of digital communication. But have you ever thought what are they, technically speaking? And what might we learn by taking a closer look at these images, characters, pictograph? whatever they are? (Thinking Face). We will dig deep to learn about how these things work. What Are Emoji? Emojis are the graphic symbols and smiley faces that grace so many of today’s smartphone-driven conversations. They’re used in texts, splashed on web pages and …

Why alphabets are not in order on Keyboards?

September 25, 2019
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Keyboards are probably the most used things in our lives currently. Whether it is a desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone, we use keyboards. But, have you ever wondered why the keyboard is not arranged in the alphabetical order? What led to the QWERTY keyboard design? Well, the reason is associated with the history of the typewriters. Before the QWERTY keyboard layout was introduced, the inventors presented different options for placing the keys on the keyboards. Unfortunately, they didn’t work. But, …

Kidney Stones and types. What are their effect and prevention

September 25, 2019
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What are kidney stones? Kidney stones are solid masses made of crystals. Kidney stones usually originate in your kidneys. However, they can develop anywhere along your urinary tract, which consists of these parts: kidneys         bladder urethra ureters Kidney stones are one of the most painful medical conditions. The causes of kidney stones vary according to the type of stone. Types of kidney stones Not all kidney stones are made up of the same crystals. The different types …

How to measure sound travel in air?

September 25, 2019
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Sound—it’s almost impossible to imagine a world without it. When people talk to us, when we listen to music, or when we hear interesting programs on the radio and TV. The sound may be the last thing you hear at night as well when you listen to your heartbeat and drift gradually into the soundless world of sleep. Sound is fascinating—let’s take a closer look at how it works! What is Sound? Sound is the energy things produce when they vibrate (move back and …

Types of Android Versions You Need to Know

16 Type of Android Versions You Need to Know

September 25, 2019
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Google’s Android division certainly has named all of its version codenames after desserts (just as Intel names all of its CPUs after rivers). To celebrate a new version, a giant mock-up of the dessert that matches the codename is usually delivered to the Google Campus and put on display. So what are the different versions of Android OS and the desserts associated with them? Let us go over a short history. What is an Android? Android is a Linux based …

Indian Rulers

September 25, 2019
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Since the ancient time, India has remained under the international spotlight, due to its immense wealth, spices, gold and natural resources. That’s why India was known as Golden Bird or Sone Ki Chidiya at one point of time. And to exploit its seamless wealth, another country has been time and again invaded and ruled by numerous dynasties. Who ruled India and when? Haryanka Dynasty (544 BCE- 413 BCE) Haryanka Dynasty created the area currently known as Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Orissa, …

7 Stages of Self Growth to Achieve Success

7 Stages of Self Growth, and how to Achieve Success

September 25, 2019
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Almost everyone wants to achieve more in their lives, just a few of them know that there are certain stages of self-growth and it takes a lot of time, work and patience to keep on improving ourselves. When it comes to self-growth, most of the time, people think about achieving their short-term goals. But it’s a lifelong process which never ends. The more you know, the better, and the key principle of self-growth is to obtain knowledge, improve skills, and …

Girolamo Cardano- Man Behind Complex Numbers.

September 24, 2019
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Who are re talking about? Girolamo Cardano, Girolamo is also spelt Gerolamo, English Jerome Cardan, was born on September 24, 1501, at Pavia, in Duchy of Milan [Italy] and he died on September 21, 1576, at Rome. He is an Italian astrologer, physician, and mathematician who gave the first clinical description for typhus fever and his book Ars Magna (The great art; or, The Rules of Algebra) is one of the keystones in the history of algebra. He was educated at the universities of …

The Indian chess Grandmaster, Koneru Humpy

September 23, 2019
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Koneru Humpy is an Indian chess Grandmaster. She was born on 31st March 1987, in Gudivada at Andhra Pradesh. She was initially named “Hampi” by her father, who derived the name from the word “champion”. Which was later changed by her father, to Humpy, which more closely resembles a Russian-sounding name. This 32-year-old sports star has won various awards and recognition, where prestigious awards like Arjuna Award and Padma Shri are among them. At the age of 15, she received …

Remembering Father of Electricity Michael Faraday

Remembering Father of Electricity Michael Faraday

September 22, 2019
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Michael Faraday is an English physicist and chemist whose many experiments contributed significantly to the understanding of electromagnetism.  Facts about the Father of Electricity He was born on 22nd September 1791 in Newington, Surrey, England. Michael Faraday was an innovative physicist and chemist of the 19th century in Great Britain. Faraday developed or invented many items and methods, including the electric motor, transformer, generator, Faraday cage and many other achievements. Albert Einstein kept a picture of Michel Faraday on his study …

What is the Significance of Images on Indian Currency?

What is the Significance of Images on Indian Currency?

August 20, 2019
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Our entire life turns around money, and if there’s one thing that makes people happy, it’s the money because it gets us most of the things we want and need. But if we ask you, have you ever observed Indian currency barely to mark the pictures on it and there meaning? Parents are busy earning money and giving it further to get the things and services, but have you ever noticed? Today, we’ll talk about the images on various notes …

What Do 16 Digits on Debit Card means & How Does it Works?

August 20, 2019
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Debit cards are a unique system to negotiate cash in the current market. They replace the credit cards which have an interest – debt on the usage and limit the user to the exact amount of money contained in his account. Nowadays, the bank account holder has a debit (ATM) card. People use them conveniently, but there are still some people who do not have much information about these cards. Do you know, the bank account details can be easily …

9 Union Territories and 28 States -India

August 19, 2019
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India is a country that has both states and union territories. The total 37 state and union territories of India further subdivided into 28 states and 9 union territories. How many Union Territories are there in India now? After the declaration by Government of India on Aug 5, 2019 – Jammu&Kashmir will be given special status and decided to bifurcate the state into two Union territories, Jammu and Kashmir with a legislature, and Ladakh without a legislature. What are States? The states …

Find out what is Union Budget and its Importance

August 16, 2019
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What is Union Budget, Interim Budget and Vote on Account? Union Budget means The Union Budget is the yearly financial report that predicts revenue and expenditure of the government for a particular year. The plan on how and where and what amount of finance to use according to income and spending. Union Budget keeps the report of the government’s finances for the year that runs from April 1 – March 31. Interim Budget means An Interim Budget is a whole …

Indian Polity: Governor of a State – Eligibility, Duty and Powers

August 13, 2019
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Do you know how vital the Governor for a state is? According to Article 157,’No person shall be eligible for appointment as Governor if he is not a citizen of India.’ Who is Governor? The Governor is the head of a state just like the President is the head of the republic. The Governor is the nominal head of a state and chief executive of a State in India. The President of India appoints the Governor. Eligibility of Governor: Any citizen …

IAS Success Stories – Civil Service Young Officers Ups & Downs

August 13, 2019
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The Union Public Service Commission(UPSC) is a nationwide competitive examination conducted for recruitment of various civil services of the Government of India. The motivation to serve the people of the country drives the lakhs of aspirants who appear for the UPSC exams each year. The respect that a civil servant commands and the perks that come along with the job are a bonus. The Union Public Service Commission(UPSC) includes IAS(Indian Administrative Service), IFS(Indian Foreign Services), and IPS(Indian Police Services). It …

Rabindranath Tagore Facts and Achievements

August 12, 2019
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“You cannot cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.” –Tagore We know him as Poet and Nobel Prize Winner, but he is more, the composer of Two National Anthems: ‘Jana Gana Mana for India’ ‘Amar Shonar Bangla for Bangladesh’ These were just a few of his achievements; he was a prominent educator and philosopher. Let us learn more about Rabindranath Tagore. Born & Education: Rabindranath Tagore was born on 7 May 1861 in a Bengali Brahmin …

Japanese Secret to Lead a Long and Happy Life: ikigai

June 27, 2019
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In Japan, millions of people believe in ikigai (pronounced Ick-ee-guy)— a reason to move out of bed every morning. Ikigai has its origins in the Japanese island of Okinawa, which is said to be home to the largest population of someone who is more than 100 years old, in the world. The concept of ikigai is not exclusive to Okinawans: “there might not be a word for it but in all four blue zones such as Sardinia and the Nicoya Peninsula, the same …

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