General Knowledge

What is Difference between NITI Aayog and Team India?

July 12, 2017

Governing Council of the NITI Aayog comprises all the State Chief Ministers in the country and it is not without much...

Why halogen lamps have long lifetimes?

March 2, 2017

As the tungsten filament inside a lightbulb is heated, minute particles of tungsten evaporate. Over time, these particles are deposited on...

Why there are no high low tides at Equator?

April 3, 2016

For any particular location, their height and fluctuation in time depends to varying degrees on the location of the Sun and...

What are Ecosystem Services?

June 27, 2015

Ecosystem services are the suite of benefits that ecosystems provide to humanity.  They include: Provision of clean water and air Pollination...

What is DNA sequencing?

January 17, 2015

DNA sequencing is the process of determining the precise order of nucleotides within a DNA molecule. It includes any technology that...

What is Trade Based Money Laundering?

January 17, 2015

Trade based money laundering is called next frontier in the international money laundering. It is an alternative remittance that allows illegal...

What is the difference between Green field investment and Brownfield investment?

December 22, 2014

Green field investment refers to building new production facilities in domestic or foreign countries (in case of FDI). It refers to investment...

First Lok Adalat of India

December 16, 2014

Lok Adalats (people’s courts) settle dispute through conciliation and compromise. The First Lok Adalat was held in Una city in Junagarh...

What are criteria for National sports awards in India?

January 28, 2014

To avoid controversies for the selection of sportspersons for the National sports awards, the Union Sports Ministry in January 2014 had...

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