Category: General Knowledge

  • Railway safety in India

    railway safety in india

    Railway safety in India has always been the biggest concern. Every year 100s of people lose their lives in train accidents. Governments after government come and go, lakhs and crores of rupees are spent but nothing seems to change the ground reality. When this new government assumed office, it decided to prioritize railway safety above […]

  • Where in India is clove mostly grown and what are its uses ?

    Where in India is clove mostly grown and what are its uses? Clove is used as an antiseptic, in culinary preparations, in pharmaceuticals manufacture, as an ingredient in cigarettes and even in the manufacture of toothpaste. Its multifarious use has given it a prominent place among spices. Clove (Eugenia caraphyllus) is a cone-shaped, evergreen plant […]

  • National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)

    National Human Rights Commission

    The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of India is an autonomous public body constituted on 12 October 1993 under the Protection of Human Rights Ordinance of 28 September 1993. It was given a statutory basis by the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 (PHRA). The NHRC is the national human rights institution, responsible for the […]

  • Village Of Sanskrit

    Mathur, a culturally rich village on the banks of the river Tunga in Karnataka. Villagers use Sanskrit here for their day to day conversation and not just during poojas.It is one of the two villages in India where Sanskrit is the official language. The villagers speak a dialect called Sanketi, which is a mixture of […]

  • What is PAN?

    PAN Card Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a ten-digit alphanumeric number, issued in the form of a laminated card, by the Income Tax Department, to any “person” who applies for it or to whom the department allots the number without an application. PAN enables the department to link all transactions of the “person” with the […]

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