GKToday Archives: March, 2009
The Battle of Jajau was a pivotal conflict fought on June 20, 1707 between two Mughal prince brothers, Bahadur Shah I and Muhammad Azam Shah, over succession to the Mughal throne after the death of their father Aurangzeb. Background to ..
1 . The Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) started way back in 1795 under British. What was the original name? 2 . Profiles in courage” who has written this book? 3 . The UN sponsored theme for this year’s International Women’s day ..
1. Gold is a chemical element with the symbol Au (Latin: aurum) and atomic number 792. Gold has traditionally found use because of its good resistance to oxidative corrosion.3. It is attacked by aqua regia* (a mixture of acids), forming ..
Tariffs are taxes or duties imposed on imported goods and services by a country’s government. They are one of the most common tools of protectionism, used by countries to protect their domestic industries from foreign competition. There are several types ..
Fourth Five Year plan was the first plan launched by Indira Gandhi government amid pressure of drought, devaluation and inflationary recession. The country was fighting with population explosion, increased unemployment, poverty and a shackling economy. In addition, the situation in ..
1. England and South Africa have emerged as the front-runners to host the second season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) after the BCCI decided, following days of inconclusive negotiations with the Indian home ministry and various state governments, to ..