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Civil Services Interview Preparation

The ‘Personality Test’, or ‘Interview’ for the UPSC Civil Services is the third step in the procedure laid down by the Union Public Service Commission. The written examination is conducted in two parts, first part or the Prelims have two test, while second part or Mains consists of 7 papers, only after clearing part one and part two can the candidate be shortlisted and invited for the Interview round/ Personality Test. The candidates are shortlisted [...]

Delhi University Cut off 2018 For Science, Commerce and Arts

The wait is over! Finally, the much anticipated Delhi University Cut-off 2018 for Commerce, Arts, and Science was released by the University of Delhi on Monday night. This year the cut-offs have not changed significantly compared to last year. There has been a slight increase of 0.25%-0.75% in some of the courses, while in some other courses the cut-off was unchanged from previous year across 77 affiliated colleges of the prestigious Delhi University. DU Commerce [...]

June 18, 2018
Civilian Awards in India

People work for money but go an extra mile for recognition, praise and rewards”. This quote by Dale Carnegie seems absolutely accurate. When one does something great they are showered with appreciation and rewards. Awards are conferred to recognize the good works of people and honor their achievements. India gives various awards to its citizens for their distinguished contribution in the areas of Leadership, Literature, Patriotic and Particulars. Civilian awards are bestowed on the top [...]

Yazoo Park in Virar, Mumbai

Summers are here again and it is the perfect moment to indulge in some family time. Yazoo Park in Virar (Mumbai) is an amusement park and entertainment centre that is well worth a visit. Located in a green and calm Mumbai suburb, the Yazoo Park is perfect for children of every age group. Thrilling rides, great food, and wonderful recreation options make Yazoo the perfect getaway. Address and Connectivity: Yazoo Park, Global City – Virar, [...]

Pollution in Delhi

Pollution is one of the major issues causing concern not only in India but across the world. The technological advancement and speedy development since India’s Independence has come at a great environmental cost. According to the global Environment Performance Index (EPI) 2018, India is ranked at 177 with an EPI of 30.57, and it is disheartening to hear that Delhi, the national capital of the country, is being tagged as one of the most heavily [...]

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 [...]

National Symbols of India

National symbols of India depict the country’s image and have been chosen very carefully. The national animal, tiger symbolises power; the national flower, lotus symbolises purity;the national tree, banyan symbolises immortality, the national bird, peacock symbolises elegance and the national fruit, mango symbolises the tropical climate of India. Similarly, our national song and national anthem were a source of inspiration during the freedom struggle. The national emblem of India depicts four lions standing back to [...]

Longest Train Routes In India

Covering over 115,000 kilometres, Indian Railways is one of the largest rail networks in the world. It includes some extraordinarily long routes that span the length and breadth of India. Here is the list of 10 longest train journeys in India one can make in a single train. 1. Vivek Express – Dibrugarh to Kanyakumari Distance covered: 4,233 kilometres With a running time of 80 hours and 15 minutes and about 55 scheduled stops, the [...]

Eid Al Fitr

Eid al-Fitr that is also known as the Feast of Breaking the Fast, the Lesser Eid or the Sweet Festival marks the end of the Islamic holy month of fasting, Ramadan. On the day of Eid, the new moon is sighted. The sight of a new moon generally falls on two dates as some people go by the seeing the moon and others wait for an announcement from Mecca. This big day falls on the [...]

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