Human behavior: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Venu Rajamony authors book ‘India and Netherlands – Past, Present and Future’

The book titled ‘India and the Netherlands – Past, Present and Future’ has been penned by Indian Ambassador to the Netherlands Venu Rajamony. The book highlights the significant place India occupied in the Dutch worldview and the relationship between the two nations secured by strong economic ties and vibrant exchanges in culture, sports, and yoga.

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment institutes Vayoshreshtha Samman-2019

As part of the celebration of the 2019 International Day of Older Persons, President Ram Nath Kovind has conferred the Vayoshreshtha Samman-2019 on the eminent senior citizens and institutions in recognition of their services towards the cause of the elderly persons. The Vayoshreshtha Samman is a Scheme of awards instituted by the Union Ministry of ..

Essay Topics – UPSC CSE – 2019

SECTION – A Write any one of the following essays in 1000-1200 words (125 marks) Wisdom finds truth Values are not what humanity is, but what humanity ought to be Best for an Individual is not necessarily best for the society Courage to accept and dedication to improve are two keys to success SECTION – ..

Thailand becomes first in Asia to roll out plain cigarette packaging

Thailand has become first country in Asia to roll out plain cigarette packaging. Here, the health impact is huge and smoking-related illnesses are a leading cause of death. The standardized packaging includes a graphic picture of tobacco’s effects on the body and the logo-free brand name written in plain font. In 2012, Australia became the ..

2019 theme of International Literacy Day (ILD)

The International Literacy Day (ILD) is celebrated every year on 8th of September  to raise awareness and remind people of the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights. The 2019 theme is ‘Literacy and Multilingualism’.