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Posts published in May 2016

Study methodologies that are helpful for Class 11

Sumit Nagpal 0

The board exams of Class 12 are known to be most crucial phase in a student’s life. The boards usually take away all the limelight. Most of the students take…

Thangka Art – Nepal

Nirbhay Dubey 0

  A thangka is a art form that originated in Nepal dating back to the 6th or the 7th century, when it was exported to Tibet after Princess Bhrikuti of…

Olive Oil refinery

Nitesh Mittal 0

On 3 October 2014 became the first state of India to start Olive Oil refinery. The refinery was established at a cost of Rs. 3.75 crore in Lunkaransar area of…

Odissi Dance

Daksha Shah 1

The Odissi dance is the Indian classical dance from the Eastern state of Odisha.  It has a long, yet broken tradition.  Although dance in Odissa may be traced back more…

Allahabad – The Spiritual City

Nirbhay Dubey 0

Allahabad city, also known as Prayag or Ilahabad, is a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The city's original name; Prayaga or "place of offerings", comes from its…

Leh Airport

Nirbhay Dubey 0

  The Leh Airport, Leh, Jammu and Kashmir, is known as Kushok Bakula Rimpoche Airport. It is the highest Indian airport and one of the highest airports in the world at 3,256 m…

Howrah Bridge

Rahul Kumar 0

Howrah Bridge is a cantilever bridge that spans over the Hooghly River in West Bengal. The construction of bridge was started on 1936 and ended in 1942. It was opened…

The Bombay Stock Exchange

Nirbhay Dubey 0

The two main stock exchanges for Equity Trading in India are the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange (NSE).  BSE is the oldest stock exchange in Asia…

The Great Wall of China

Sanjay 0

The Great Wall of China is the longest man-made structure in the world. It is not a single wall. Several walls were being built as early as the 7th century…

Lasers

Princy P. John 0

Lasers are devices that emit light through a process of optical amplification based on the stimulated emission of electromagnetic radiation. The term “LASER” is an acronym for “Light Amplification by…

Alam Ara

Daksha Shah 0

Alam Ara, meaning 'The Ornament of the World' is a 1931 film directed by Ardeshir M. Irani.      Ardeshir Irani was an exhibitor of foreign movies who eventually turned…

Longest Railway Platform

Nitesh Mittal 0

  Gorakhpur is a city in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is  located along the banks of Rapti river in the eastern part of the Indian state of Uttar…

Funny Bone is not a bone

Daksha Shah 0

Mr. Dev was teaching about the skeletal system to his class in the school where he worked. However, all his efforts to make the class interested in the topic that he…

Meerut Mutiny

Nirbhay Dubey 0

Meerut, a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. is popularly associated with the Indian Rebellion of 1857 against the British East India Company. It is an ancient city…

Jnanpith Award

Rahul Kumar 0

Bhartiya Jnanpith Award is conferred for the best literary writing by an Indian citizen in a language listed in Eight Schedule of the Indian Constitution. The award was instituted in…

The Political Verdict

Nirbhay Dubey 0

  The political verdict was out on 19 th of May 2016 for the five states where assembly elections were held, the states being Assam, West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and…

The Big Bang Theory

Princy P. John 0

Since my childhood days, I have been intrigued by the beauty of the starry nights. Often I would imagine how nice would it be if I had a magic crystal…

Make your mark in History

Sumit Nagpal 0

Learning is intrinsic to every individual and is spontaneous. As the theory of Constructivism emphasizes, we learn as we go along. From a modern day perspective, this implies that if…

Planning for Competitive Exams? Study NCERT Books

Sumit Nagpal 0

The world has become fiercely competitive due to rising population coupled with advancement in technology and automation that is gradually making humans or rather skillsets redundant faster than you can…

Top 10 tips to study Class 10 social science

Sumit Nagpal 0

According to Merriam Webster dictionary, social science is a branch of science that deals with the institutions and functioning of human society and with the interpersonal relationships of individuals as…

Mystical Marvel

Daksha Shah 0

Lucknow, commonly referred to as The City of Nawabs, was once the capital city under the Nawabs of Awadh. Some of the architectural marvels of that era that are still…

Politically Correct

Nirbhay Dubey 0

The present speaker of Lok Sabha, Sumitra Mahajan, is the second woman speaker in the Parliament since independence of the country. The first one being Meira Kumar.     She…

Great Game

Nitesh Mittal 1

Moksha Patam originated in India as a family of dice board games. During the colonial rule, the game wound its way to England, where it became known as Snakes and…

Scindia School

Nirbhay Dubey 0

The Scindia School founded by the late Maharaja Madho Rao Scindia of Gwalior in 1897 is an Indian residential school for boys, situated in the historic Gwalior Fort, in the city…

Legal Lady

Princy P. John 0

  A blindfolded women holding a balanced scale is revered as symbol of justice.   Justitia or Lady Justice, the Roman goddess of Justice is a personification of the moral force in judicial systems.…

Gastronomic Indulgence – Better safe than sorry

Princy P. John 2

It was a Sunday sun-lit morning. Elated at the prospect of wishing my cousin Amy on her sixteenth birthday, I dialed up her number. As the bell rang, I remembered,…

The Tune of Democracy

Nirbhay Dubey 0

Elections are the festivals of democracy. India is the largest democracy in the world. People over the age of 18 are considered as eligible voters. The voting age historically was pegged…

Revered Ratna

Rahul Kumar 0

The Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian award of the Republic of India. Facts about Bharat Ratna The award was started by formal President of India Rajendra Prasad on 2nd…

Rontgen Radiation

Daksha Shah 0

X – rays, discovered by German physicist Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen are electromagnectic waves with wavelength range 0.1 ‎Å – 100 ‎Å Facts on X-Ray   The discovery of X-rays was an…

Dolly Delivered

Nitesh Mittal 0

The first mammal to be clonned was a sheep named Dolly, synthesized by Dr. Ian Wilmu, UK.  

Blessed Bihar

Nirbhay Dubey 0

Bihar is the land, where two religions have originated – Buddhism and Jainism. It is also the birth place of tenth Sikh guru, Guru Gobind Singh.

Fascinating Fleet

Nirbhay Dubey 0

The entire public transport system in the National Capital city of New Delhi runs on eco-friendly CNG.   Some Facts Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus service is the largest CNG-powered bus…

Outstanding Opera

Princy P. John 0

The Sydney Opera House, placed at Bennelong Point on Circular Quay East in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, is a full-scale performing-arts complex with five major performing spaces. Some Interesting…

Why having Maths as a subject makes sense

Sumit Nagpal 0

Mathematics is an analytical subject. It is a compulsory subject in school up to class 10 in India. According to Merriam Webster dictionary, mathematics is the science of numbers and…

STEM: What’s the buzz about?

Sumit Nagpal 0

Lately we hear a lot of talks and columns being written on STEM education. Before his term finished, Barrack Obama also came out with his views on STEM education as…

Service Before Self

Daksha Shah 0

The National Defence Academy (NDA) is the Joint Services academy of the Indian Armed Forces, where cadets of the three services, the Army, the Navy and the Air Force train…

Black on White Or White on Black?

Princy P. John 0

After a busy day at work Joe was relishing a cup of coffee at home. He switched on his television and put National Geographic Channel. A show on beautiful striped…

Rocking Ramoji

Daksha Shah 0

The Ramoji Film City situated in Hyderabad, over 2000 acres, is the largest integrated film city in the world. It is also a popular tourism and recreation centre, containing both…

Riverine Retreat

Nirbhay Dubey 0

Majuli is the largest inhabited river island in the world.  The island is formed by the Brahmaputra river in the south and the Kherkutia Xuti, an anabranch of the Brahmaputra,…

Prominent Ports

Rahul Kumar 0

Visakhapatnam, nicknamed Vizag, is the largest city both in terms of area and population in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located on the coast of Bay of Bengal in…

Bustling Bangaluru

Princy P. John 0

Bangaluru, erstwhile known as Bangalore is the capital of Karnataka, a state in India. Bangalore is known as the 'Silicon Valley of India' because of its role as the nation's…

Intriguing Israel

Nitesh Mittal 0

Israel is the only country to revive an unspoken language, Hebrew and establish it as one its two national languages.  

Enthralling East

Nirbhay Dubey 0

Kolkata formerly known as Calcutta, was once the capital of India, until 1911 under the colonial rule of the British. Today, it is the capital of West Bengal, a state in India.…

Generation Gap: A chronic Disease

Nitesh Mittal 0

A phrase that one often gets to hear these days is ‘Generation gap’. This is the justification that we generally have when we have to satiate our frustration at irreconcilable…

Rising Russia

Nirbhay Dubey 0

Russia, officially known as The Russian Federation is the successor state of USSR.  It is the largest country in the world, having approximately one-eighth of inhabited area. More recently, Russia…