SKILL DEVELOPMENT IS THE NEED OF THE HOUR

In September 2017, I went to a small village in Maharashtra called Georai as part of my semester there. I came across a particular case of unemployment which, I later realised, is rather common throughout India. Young boys from marginal families go out for higher education and better job prospects only to return to farming […]

Indian National Movement

Revolutionary Patriots The first decade of the 20th century witnessed the growth of various revolutionary societies in different parts of the country. They believed that they would be able to demoralise the administrative machinery of the government by terrorising the big bosses of the imperial bureaucracy and thus win freedom for the country through coercive […]

INLAND WATERWAYS

The Lifeline Of A Nation “These roads (waterways) do not serve transportation alone, they also bind our fatherlands”, said famous German engineer, Fritz Tobt. Water, no doubt, is the life element of living world. All evolutionary changes have taken place through the water platform. Water transport is the cheapest means of transport in comparison with […]

Questions And Answers From The BBC World TV Quiz Game

By Siddhartha Basuof Kaun Banega CrorepatiPopular T.V. Show Competition Success Review had been serialising selected questions from the book BBC : The Complete Mastermind. Now we are proud to present different sets of questions every month from another book—BBC Mastermind India, edited and compiled by India’s Ace Quiz Master Siddhartha Basu and published by Teksons Bookshop, […]

The World News, Views and Analysis

Trump Unveils Long-Awaited Middle East Peace Plan US President Mr. Donald Trump unveils his long-awaited Middle East Peace Plan in the presence of Israel’s Prime Minister Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu on January 28, 2020. US President Mr. Donald Trump on January 28, 2020 unveiled his long-awaited Middle East Peace Plan, mainly proposing to keep Jerusalem as […]

Persons In News

Boris Johnson The United Kingdom became the first nation to have left the European Union. After 47 years of membership and more than three years after it voted to do so in a referendum, it left the EU on January 31, 2020. British Prime Minister Mr. Boris Johnson hailed the historic moment as the dawn of […]

MBA: Most Popular Specialisations

An MBA degree from a reputed institution has become synonymous with a plush job and an attractive pay package. Best known companies scramble to recruit MBA degree holders from top colleges which serves as a testament to the significance of MBA programme and the prestige it holds in the eyes of many multinational organisations. Following […]

Latest In General Knowledge

Anniversaries & Days Self-injury Awareness Day:  March 1 World Wildlife Day : March 3 National Defence Day : March 3 National Security Day : March 4 National Safety Day : March 4 International Women’s Day : March 8 CISF Raising Day : March 10 Pi Day : March 14 World Consumer Rights Day : March 15 National […]

Indian National Movement

Revolt Of 1857: Fall Of Delhi And After The British could not remain idle spectators to the turn of events. Lord Canning immediately called upon the troops from Madras, Bombay and Rangoon and despatched a big force to Banaras under the command of General Neill. He also ordered General Anson, the Commander-in-Chief at Simla, to […]

INDIAN ECONOMY

India Peddles Its Economic Potential, ‘Vision 2024’ At WEF Davos Summit 2020 India showcased its immense economic potential and the vision for a $5 trillion economy by 2024 at the mega World Economic Forum (WEF) Summit at Davos at the Swiss ski resort of Davos (Switzerland) from January 21 to 24, 2020. Nearly 3,000 participants […]

INDIA

News, Views and Analysis Centre, Assam Government And Bodos Sign Historic Pact To End 50-Year-Long Movement Union Home Minister Mr. Amit Shah presides over the signing of historic Bodo agreement on January 27, 2020 in the presence of Assam Chief Minister Mr. Sarbananda Sonowal among others. In a path-breaking move, a tripartite agreement was inked between […]

Constitution of India

Fundamental Rights Right to Equality (Article 14) Article 14 declares that “the State shall not deny to any person equality before the law or the equal protection of the laws within the territory of India”. The phrase “equality before the law” occurs in almost all written constitutions that guarantee fundamental rights. Equality before the law […]

COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES & CONFERENCES

Raisina Dialogue 2020, New Delhi Over 700 international officials, of which 40% were women, participated in the Raisina Dialogue 2020 in New Delhi from January 14 to 16, 2020. The Dialogue which had the theme ‘21@20: Navigating the Alpha Century’ was inaugurated by Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi. Twelve Foreign Ministers, including those of Australia, […]