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Knowledgekart Current Affairs, October 2018

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Knowledgekart Current Affairs, October 2018 For IAS, IPS, UPSC, SSC, SBI, IBPS Experiencing North East festival What to study? For Prelims: NEC, its functions and composition, about Experiencing North East festival. For Mains: Significance of North Eastern region of the country and efforts by government for the development of the region.   Context: The ‘Experiencing […]

Cyclones Luban and Titli- Important Topics for UPSC Exams

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Cyclones Luban and Titli The recent occurrence of two cyclones at the two coasts, Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea cause great havoc in the region. Luban cyclone after a brief stopover, become a severe cyclone in the west-central Arabian sea. Bay of Bengal, on the other hand, get the host of cyclonic storms Titli. […]

General Knowledge for IAS Exams (History of India and World)

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General Knowledge for IAS Exams (History of India and World) INDIAN HISTORY – IMPORTANT DATES I. ANCIENT BC 2300–1750: Indus Valley Civilization. From 1500: Coming of the Aryans. 1200–800: Expansion of the Aryans in the Ganga Valley. 600: Age of the 16 Mahajanapadas of northern India. 563–483: Buddha’s Life-span. 540–468: Mahavir’s Life-span. 362–321: Nanda dynasty. […]

Did Akbar Changed the name of Allahabad-History of Allahabad

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Did Akbar Changed the name of Allahabad-History of Allahabad Allahabad , also known by its original name Prayag (Hindi: प्रयाग), is one of the largest cities of the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh in India. Although Prayaga was renamed Ilahabad in 1575, the name later became Allahabad in an anglicized version in Roman script. […]

ITCZ | Inter Tropical Convergence Zone Latest G.K Topic

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ITCZ | Inter Tropical Convergence Zone Latest G.K Topic Inter Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) also known as Doldrums are areas of low pressure around the Equator where Trade Winds converge. WHY DOES ITCZ FORM? ITCZ is the belt of Low Pressure circumventing the Earth. It is an imaginary line/area/zone which shifts towards the north & […]

Atal Bihari Vajpayee A Life History And What India Lost Today

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee A Life History And What India Lost Today Atal Bihari Vajpayee (25 December 1924 – 16 August 2018) was an Indian politician who thrice served as the Prime Minister of India, first for a term of 13 days in 1996, for a period of eleven months from 1998 to 1999, and then […]

ASSAM NCR List Over 40 Lakh Excluded May Face Deportation

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ASSAM NCR List Over 40 Lakh Excluded May Face Deportation, if cannot prove their citizenship A staggering 40 lakh people in Assam have been left out of a draft list of citizens released on Monday; they face deportation if they cannot prove their citizenship and allay the doubts of the authorities. The recount is seen by […]

India–Pakistan Relations Why There is No Peace

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India–Pakistan Relations Why There is No Peace Weapons of mass destruction Relations between India and Pakistan have been complex and largely hostile due to a number of historical and political events. Relations between the two states have been defined by the violent partition of British India in 1947, the Kashmir conflict and the numerous military […]

Indian Penal Code- IPC Complete Information

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Indian Penal Code- IPC Complete Information From 1860 To 2018 The Indian Penal Code (IPC) is the main criminal code of India. It is a comprehensive code intended to cover all substantive aspects of criminal law. The code was drafted in 1860 on the recommendations of first law commission of India established in 1834 under […]

Kuiper Belt A Part of Our Solar System

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Kuiper Belt A Part of Our Solar System Important Topic For UPSC, IAS, And G.K The Kuiper belt (/ˈkaɪpər/ or Dutch pronunciation: [‘kœy̯pər]),[1] occasionally called the Edgeworth–Kuiper belt, is a circumstellar disc in the outer Solar System, extending from the orbit of Neptune (at 30 AU) to approximately 50 AU from the Sun. It is […]

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