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Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Bal Gangadhar Tilak born as Keshav Gangadhar Tilak, was an Indian nationalist, journalist, teacher, social reformer, lawyer and an independence activist. He was the first leader of the Indian Independence Movement. The British colonial authorities called him “Father of the Indian unrest.” He was also conferred with the honorary title of “Lokmanya”, which literally means “accepted by the people… Read More

Election Policy of India

Election Policy of India

India has an asymmetric federal government, with elected officials at the federal, state and local levels. At the national level, the head of government, prime minister, is elected by the members of Lok Sabha, lower house of the parliament of India. All members of Lok Sabha except two, who can be nominated by president of India, are directly elected through… Read More

Sports in India

sports in India

Athletics Athletics is also known as track and field athletics. It is a collection of sports events that involve jumping, running and throwing. In 1896, athletics was first introduced in the Olympic Games and in 1928 women were first allowed to participate in track and field events. Sprints, middle distance events, long distance events, hurdles,… Read More

Wildlife Sanctuaries in India

Wildlife Sanctuaries in India

Bandhavgarh National Park Bandhavgarh National Park is spread at Vindhya hills in Madhya Pradesh. The national park is situated at 197 km away north-east of Jabalpur. Bandhavgarh National Park is known for the Royal Bengal Tigers. The density of the Tiger population at Bandhavgarh is the highest known in India. Bandhavgarh was declared a national… Read More

Rivers in India

rivers in India

Rivers in India are given religious importance. Rivers are considered to be holy and sacred. The famous rivers in India have a very important space in the heart of every Indian. Hindu Mythology considers these rivers as Gods. There are many festivals in India which can’t be celebrated without these famous rivers. Brahmaputra River Brahmaputra… Read More

Seven Continents

CONTINENTS

A continent is one of several very large landmasses on Earth. They are generally identified by convention rather than by any strict criteria, with up to seven regions commonly regarded as continents. These are (from largest in size to smallest): Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, and Australia. Asia The continent of Asia is the largest with respect to both area and population while Australia… Read More

Neighbouring Countries in India

Neighbouring Countries in India

Afghanistan Afghanistan is a landlocked country that is located approximately in the center of Asia. It is bordered by Pakistan in the south and east Iran in the west, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan in the north, and China in the far northeast. The name Afghanistan means the “Land of Afghans”. Afghanistan is a culturally mixed… Read More

Indian Railways

Indian Railways

Indian Railways is an Indian state-owned enterprise, owned and operated by the Government of India through the Ministry of Railways. It is one of the world’s largest railway networks. Indian Railways is the world’s ninth largest commercial or utility employer. Railways were first introduced to India in 1853 from Bombay to Thane. In 1951 the systems were nationalised as one unit, the Indian Railways,… Read More

National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)

National Payments Corporation of India

National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) was incorporated in December 2008 and the Certificate of Commencement of Business was issued in April 2009. The company, which has been incorporated as a Section 25 company under The Companies Act 1956, is now under Section 8 of The Companies Act, 2013. The formation of NPCI is aimed… Read More

Climate of India

Climate of India

The climate of India resolves into six major climatic subtypes; their influences give rise to desert in the west, alpine tundra and glaciers in the north, humid tropical regions supporting rain forests in the southwest, and Indian Ocean island territories that flank the Indian subcontinent. Regions have starkly different—yet tightly clustered—microclimates. The nation is largely subject to four seasons:… Read More

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