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Geography Books for UPSC

Geography constitutes a major part of the General Studies Paper-1 for the UPSC Civil Services Exams (CSE). This subject is very important and forms a crucial part in both UPSC CSE Prelims and Mains examination. The Geography section consists of the questions from the Physical, Social and Economic Geography of India and the world. In case you have a question, “What books to consider for geography to clear Civil Services?” in your mind, then this article [...]

Beat Plastic Pollution

  Introduction The 2018 World Environment Day was momentous for India as the country was the global host and joined the league of the nations which hosted this prestigious event before. With “Beat Plastic Pollution” as the theme for this day, India went big with an announcement to wipe out all the single-use plastics from the country by 2022. This announcement gave an extension to the activities carried on by millions of Indians like policymakers, [...]

June 16, 2018
Cheapest Car in India

Undoubtedly, Tata Nano is definitely the cheapest car available in India till date. This small wonder is conceptualized and designed to cater to the burgeoning middle-classes two-wheeler users, who aspire to have a car of their own. Affordability was the factor which was kept in mind while creating this car, be it for its purchase or maintenance. Tata Nano attained popularity in a short span of time after its launch in 2008 for its ever [...]

Major Indian Scientific Breakthroughs in 2017-18

India has carved its place among the topmost countries in the world in the field of scientific research and positioned itself as one of the top five nations in the field of space research. Science in India has witnessed major advancements in the last few years. All thanks to the wonderful talent and the infrastructural facilities available in the country. Present-day India is strongly focusing on the field of science and technology, realizing that it plays [...]

List of hit bollywood movies of 2017

The year 2017 had been a roller-coaster ride for the Bollywood films. While some script-less yet humorous movies such as Golmaal Again and Judwaa 2 became blockbusters at the box office, there were many other content-driven films such as Newton and Lipstick Under My Burkha that glorified Hindi cinema and fetched many accolades abroad. The irony of the situation was that the good inventive films failed to get the glare and the public attention that [...]

June 10, 2018
Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan

Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan is an initiative launched by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare in lieu of the vision of Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Ist June, 2018 till 31st July, 2018. This initiative is designed with a motive to double the income of the farmers by 2022 by providing them with assistance and advice on improving their farming techniques and increasing their incomes. Geographical Areas to be covered under Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan [...]

top richest person in india

Forbes magazine, the business magazine that produces an annual list on the richest billionaires worldwide every year, has published its latest list for the year 2018. The magazine has taken into account 2,208 billionaires from all over the world to come out with this list. Out of these 2,208 billionaires, there are 121 Indian billionaires,19 more than last year, making them the third largest group of the richest people after those from the US and [...]

Amusement Parks in Punjab

Punjab, being the landlocked state, is deprived of some perfect getaways to beaches in summers. The locals of Punjab often crave for a perfect weekend in which they can indulge in some cool and refreshing adventures with their friends and families. The amusement parks serve as an opportunity for the locals to satisfy their urge of splashing into the waters to beat the soaring temperatures of summers. Try these amusement parks on the weekends to [...]

It’s a classic saying in India that no matter how much you eat at the expensive and lavish hotels or restaurants, there is nothing that can equate to the hardcore desi street food. It not only excites your taste buds but just the mention of it makes your mouth water, forcing you to head straight to a closest street food stall near you! The Hyderabadi street foods are just perfect for the food lovers. From [...]

Let's go swadeshi with Patanjali sim cards

Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali, India’s most trusted Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) brand, has entered the telecom industry with the launch of Swadeshi Samriddhi SIM card. The news has created a lot of sensation among the users of mobile phones in the last two days after the announcement of its entry in the telecom sector. The people of India were already having a good time with the splendid offers of Reliance’s Jio, but now, the situation [...]

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