geography

Hirakud Dam

News: Water flow into the Hirakud reservoir on the Mahanadi river decreased by 34% in 2017

7 Sep, 2018

RAVINE LANDFORM

Source: Ravines of Chambal Valley About Ravine: A ravine is a landfo

4 Sep, 2018
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  • 2018 (48)
  • History and Culture

    A CHAPTER FROM HISTORY: 1818 BATTLE BETWEEN EIC AND THE PESHWA

    Source: A freelance journalist and researcher, Chandrakant Patil has submitted documents to the two- member commission probing the Bhima – Koregaon clash concerning the historical aspects leading to, and Details of the Battle (Battle of Koregaon): The Battle of Ko

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    FACTS FOR STATE SERVICES

    NAME OF THE PORTS BEING BUILT BY INDIA AT CHABAHAR, IRAN: Shahid Beheshti Port and Shahid Kalantari. FOREIGN SECRETARY OF INDIA Vijay Gokhale

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    A Chapter from History

    News: The court assured that it would safeguard the free flow of ideas in a democracy by quoting Voltaire’s “I may disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” Protecting the Freedom – Supreme Court: SC said creativity and i

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    BREXIT CHEQUER’S PLAN

    News: What is Chequer’s Plan? The Government’s Brexit white paper covers four areas: economic partnership, security partnership, future areas of cooperation such as aviation and nuclear power, and the frameworks needed to enforce the agreement. It is “ai

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    A chapter from history

    Person in news: Lokmanya Tilak or Bal Gangadhar Tilak About Lokmanya Tilak: He was an Indian nationalist, teacher, social reformer, lawyer and an independence activist. He was the first leader of the Indian Independence Movement. The British colonial authorit

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    Ajmer dargah facelift

    News: The historical dargah of Sufi mystic Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer is all set to get a facelift as a memorandum of understanding has been signed by the Dargah Committee, the Ajmer Municipal Corporation and Hindustan Zinc for spending ₹5.68 crore to clean and manage the shrine.

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    A CHAPTER FROM HISTORY

    Person in News: Sri Krishna Devaraya About Sri Krishna Devaraya: He was an emperor of the Vijayanagar Empire who reigned from 1509–1529. He is the third ruler of the Tuluva Dynasty. Krishna Deva Raya earned the titles Kannada Rajya Rama Ramana (

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