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MCQ GK The largest site of the Harappan Civilization is-

MCQ GK The largest site of the Harappan Civilization is-

MCQ GK The largest site of the Harappan Civilization is- (A).Harappa (Punjab)            (B).Kalibangan(Rajasthan) (C).Mohenjo-daro(Sindh)      (D).Lothal (Gujarat)     Answer (C.) (C).Mohenjo-daro(discovered by R.D Banerjee in 1922 ) is the largest site of  Harrappan civilisation. In sindhi language, the word Mohenjo-daro means “Mound of the Dead”. The Great Bath of Mohenjo-daro is the most important public […]

MCQ Earth hour is an approach of energy conservation and sustainable use, begin in-

MCQ Earth hour is an approach of energy conservation and sustainable use, begin in-

Earth hour is an approach of energy conservation and sustainable use, begin in- (A).London (UK)              (B).Sydney (Australia) (C).Kyoto (Japan)                (D).New York (USA)   Answer (B): Earth hour began in Sydney (Australia) in 2007 with about two million participants. The voluntary one hour blackout has since, grown into an international events as a sign of action […]

Nalanda University is believed  to have been built by ………?

Nalanda University is believed to have been built by ………?

Nalanda University is believed  to have been built by .........? (A.) Kumargupta (Gupta)       (B.) Chandragupta I(Gupta) (C.) Dharmapala (Pala)           (C.) Ashoka (Mourya)   Answer: (A.) Kumargupta Gupta king Kumargupta (415-455AD) has been built Nalanda University. Nalanda is considered to be first International Resident University in the world. Which was further destroyed by Bakhtiyar Khilji in [...]
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UNU-EHS releases World Risk Report 2016: India ranked 77th in World Disaster Risk Index The United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) and Bundnis Entwicklung Hilft on 25 August 2016 released the World Risk Report 2016, that analyzes the role of infrastructure in shaping a country’s disaster risk. The World Risk Index […]

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PM announces Task Force to prepare action Plan for next three Olympics Games. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 26 August 2016 announced the decision to set up a task force to prepare action Plan for the next three Olympics Games. The task force will be set up over the next few days. The announcement was […]

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Forbes releases Sixth Annual List of The World’s Most Innovative Companies 2016 Forbes on 24 August 2016 released the sixth annual list of The World’s Most Innovative Companies 2016. The list ranked companies using an algorithm to measure investor enthusiasm. The list is topped by Tesla Motors for the second consecutive year. Moreover, five major […]

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BRICS Disaster Risk Reduction meet adopts Udaipur Declaration. The BRICS Countries on 23 August 2016 adopted the Udaipur Declaration during the second meeting of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China & South Africa) Ministers for Disaster Management in Udaipur, Rajasthan. The aim behind the adoption of the Udaipur Declaration is to  set up a Joint Task […]

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Union Government formed Task Force to study structure of organised Group A Central Services. The Union Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions on 22 August 2016 constituted a Task Force to comprehensively study the cadre structure of organised Group A Central Services. It will be headed by T Jacob who is an Additional Secretary […]

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Urjit R Patel appointed as 24th Governor of Reserve Bank of India. Union Government on 20 August 2016 appointed Dr. Urjit R Patel as the 24th governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI). He will be having tenure of three years with effect from 4 September 2016. He will succeed the present RBI Governor Dr. […]

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1. Usain Bolt wins ninth Olympic gold as Jamaica wins 4x100m relay Earlier on 14 August 2016, Bolt clinched gold in the 100-metre final at the Olympics to become the first man to win the event three times at consecutive Olympic Games. He followed the win with a gold medal in the 200 m, which […]