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World Heritage Sites

The World Heritage List includes 962 properties. These include 745 Cultural site, 188 Natural siteand 29 Mixed site properties in 157 Countries.   World Heritage Site programme was founded with the “Convention Concerning the...

World’s Firsts

Field Name Year Man to reach South Pole Roald Amundsen (Norway) 1911 Man to reach North Pole Robert E. Peary (USA) 1909 Woman to reach North Pole Mrs. Karoline Mikkelsen (Norway) 1935 Woman to...

Measurement Devices

Device Used for Measuring Anemometer Speed of Wind Actinometer Heating power of radiation, solar radiation Ammeter Electric current in a circuit Audiometer Hearing loss Bolometer Power of incident electromagnetic radiation Barometer Atmospheric pressure Cathetometer...

Timeline of ancient India

5000 BC: the Kurgan culture in the steppes west of the Ural Mountains (Indo-Aryans) 3120 BC: mythical Indian war of the Mahabarata 3000 BC: the proto-indo-european language develops in Central Asia 3000 BC: Dravidian...

National Parks in India

In 1936 Hailey National Park was declared as India’s first national park. This National Park is now       known as Jim Corbett National Park. It is also the first sanctuary to come under Project Tiger...

Vedic Period-: (1500 B.C- 600 B.C)

There are four Vedas- The Rig Veda, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda, and Atharva Veda. The Rig veda is the oldest text in the world and therefore, is also known as the first testament of...

Indian States & Union Territories

The States Reorganization Act of 1956 was a primary force in reorganizing the boundaries of India’s states along linguistic lines, and bringing an amendment in the Indian Constitution whereby the three types of states,...

Rivers in India

Following are the important rivers of India Name Originates From Falls into Length (km) Ganges Combined Sources Bay of Bengal 2525 Satluj Mansarovar Rakas Lakes Chenab 1050 Indus Near Mansarovar Lake Arabian Sea 2880...