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1) The scientific name of which snake literally means ‘snake-eater’? 2) Coupe Suzanne Lenglen is the name of the Women’s Singles Trophy of which tournament? 3) The name of which spice is derived from a word meaning ‘nail’ in Latin? 4) Which bird lays the largest egg in relation to its body size? 5) The […]

Civil services exam 2018 to be held on June 3: UPSC

UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) has announced that civil services preliminary examination to select IAS and IPS officers among others has been scheduled to be held on June 3 next year. UPSC said the notification for next year’s exam will be issued on February 7. The last date for receipt of applications would be March […]


1) Which tiger reserve is located in the Maikal hills of the Satpuras? 2) Who was the first Indian king to set up diplomatic relations with China? 3) Which is India’s largest cricket stadium in terms of its seating capacity? 4) On the outskirts of which city in Bihar was Mahavira born? 5) Which 48m […]

AICTE to close engineering colleges with less takers

With over 27 lakh seats lying vacant in various engineering colleges across the country, All India Council for Technical Education, AICTE, today said it has decided to close down those technical colleges which recorded less than 30 per cent admissions in the last five years. Speaking at the world education summit, Chairman of AICTE Anil […]


1) The Berlin Wall has fallen, and pieces of it are now sold as souvenirs. When was it built? 2) Who was the founder of the chemical industry in India? 3) A dodecagon is a polygon with 4) Who invented the jet engine? 5) What is the nationality of the Nobel Prize winning novelist Miguel […]

Engineers cracked UPSC civil service examinatations : Jitendra Singh

According to union minister Jitendra Singh nearly half of those who crack the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) civil services examination are engineering graduates and a large number of them do so by opting for subjects like public administration and sociology.   During the question hour in Rajya Sabha, he also said that among the […]


1) Which popular dance is said to have originated in the area of the Rio de la Plata (between Argentina and Uruguay)? 2) What alpha-numeric code is given for the largest size of paper? 3) Which very popular interactive website has refined its technology so that it can censor messages on a country-by-country basis? 4) […]

Voice Over Artist as a career

If you’re looking for something unusual and fun, that will bring laughter to millions of people the world over, then you could think of becoming a voice over artist. Right from the first voice of Mickey Mouse in the Walt Disney movie Steamboat Willie, right up to now, 80 plus years from that day, the need […]

Govt approves establishment of PG Institutes for Research in Yoga at Nagmangla, Jhajjar

The Government has approved establishment of Post Graduate Institutes for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy at Nagmangla in Karnataka and Jhajjar in Haryana. Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik said this in reply to a question in Rajya Sabha yesterday. The Minister also informed that an autonomous Research body, Central Council for Research […]


1) Which archaeological site in Punjab takes its name from a village situated near the former course of the Ravi River? 2) Name the Man Booker Prize winner who is the author of ‘The White Tiger’. 3) Which sport is also known as ‘Pugilism’? 4) What theoretical physicists 1998 book, ‘A Brief History of Time’ […]

The worst of times are the best for journalists : Dr. Ashish Joshi

A series of orientation sessions have been lined up to mark the new academic session of Jagran Lakecity University (JLU). School of Media & Communication conducted its orientation programme on 28/07/17, for the new students. Eminent media professional Dr. Ashish Joshi, Editor-in-chief and CEO Lok Sabha Television, Aruna Raje patil, National Film Awardee and Renowned […]


1) What are mermaids’ purses found on the beach? 2) Which nuclear disaster took place in 1986 in the erstwhile USSR? 3) Which compound’s name originated from a gum taken from plants growing near the temple of Ammon? 4) Which people invented the symbol for zero? 5) What danger is entailed by the male spider […]


1) In the 2001 animated movie Monsters, Inc., a little girl stumbles into the ‘scarefloor’ or Monsters Inc. and befriends the top scarer, Sulley. What does he name her? 2) Early paper or books were made of an Egyptian roll of plant or grass and consisted of long strips of paper. Name this plant. 3) […]

NEET question paper to be same for all languages: Prakash Javadekar

Union Human Resource Development minister Prakash Javadekar has said, question paper for the all India medical entrance examination, NEET, for all languages will now be same. Javadekar told reporters in Kolkata yesterday that vernacular question papers for NEET will be mere translation of the question paper in English. He was replying to a question about […]

US Consulate General Mumbai, Education USA (Ahmedabad) to co-host Higher Education in the United States

Mumbai: The US Consulate General Mumbai and EducationUSA (Ahmedabad) will be co-hosting an information session on “Higher Education in the United States” for students and parents in Ahmedabad and the surrounding area. The session is free and open to all. It will take place at the Ahmedabad University Auditorium, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences […]

Career in Photography

Photography involves capturing images with a camera. These images can be of just about anything, including people, places, animals, objects, or events. Career in Photography = Business and Technical knowledge + Creative eye A creative eye with visual imagination is the basic trait required in a photographer. However, getting a decent technical background helps complement […]

Architect as a career

Architects plan and design houses, factories, office buildings, and other structures.People need places to live, work, play, learn, shop, and eat. Architects are responsible for designing these places. They work on public or private projects and design both indoor and outdoor spaces. Architects can be commissioned to design anything from a single room to an […]


1) Which of the following descriptions is not associated with Batman: Man Without Fear, The Dark Knight, The World’s Greatest Detective or The Caped Crusader? 2) The word vinegar comes from the French words vyn egre which means sour wine. What active ingredient gives vinegar its sour taste? 3) Cones are photoreceptor cells that are […]

Pilot as a career : The sky’s the limit

Flying high in the sky,across the world and get good salary for it,is a dream job for many.Pilot career is one of the exciting job options field.The airline pilots are highly trained professionals who are assigned to fly aircrafts and helicopters. The pilots have acute acumen of appropriate decisions of landing, take off and complex […]

Mass Communication:Career of opportunities

With the emergence of Mass media doors of job opportunities are opened to a great extent.Mass communication is the imparting or exchanging of information on a large scale to a wide range of people. Today,mass communication is not limited to journalism.It covers all aspects of human life.One must be creative as well as innovative to frame […]

JEE Advanced 2017: SC stays counselling, admission to IITs

Supreme Court today restrained further counselling or admissions to seats in IIT JEE Advanced 2017 till further orders. The apex court also said that no High Court should entertain any petition from today concerning the IIT JEE Advanced counselling. A Bench of Justices Dipak Misra and AM Khanwilkar issued the order in a petition filed […]

CBSE class 12 results: Delhi HC permits re-evaluation in all subjects

Delhi High Court has asked CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) to re-evaluate the answer sheets of all the subjects of all students who wrote the class XII examination this year and seek re-evaluation. CBSE has been directed to give benefit of the scheme of scrutiny to students who have a grievance that their answer […]

Kerala PSC Recruitment 2017 Apply Online (62 Vacancies Opening)

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Kerala Public Service Commission (Kerala PSC) has published recruitment notification of Chief, Lecturer, Operators, Stenographer, Teachers, Lower Division Clerk and Medical posts. Eligible Candidates are required to fill Online Applications through Kerala PSC Online portal on or before 19th July 2017. Category Nos. 189/2017 to 216/2017 1.Category No. 189/2017 Name of the Post :CHIEF- AGRICULTURE STATE […]

Inspiration for several-physics legend H.C. Verma retires

If you are/were a science student, I can bet my money that you are aware of the name H. C. Verma and that you still swear by the book ‘Concepts of Physics’ (aka the bible of physics). I say this with all the conviction I can find in my body because I was one too! […]


1) The nucleus of which element has the highest binding energy per nucleon? 2) Who was the last member of the Macedonian Ptolemaic dynasty to rule Egypt? 3) The flag of which country has the crossed keys of St. Peter on it? 4) In which country was insulin first administered to a patient with diabetes […]

CBSE vs ICSE vs IGCSE vs IB vs State Curriculum

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Today, children have more choices in education in picking a curriculum. However it can be a little confusing as to which curriculum is right for your child, as there is no ‘one size fits all’. Picking a curriculum would depend on many factors :what aspirations you and your child have- If going abroad for college […]

Arunachal Pradesh govt raises retirement age of employees to 60 years

The Arunachal Pradesh government has decided to increase the retirement age of regular state government employees to 60 years with effect from first January next year. An official release in Itanagar yesterday said, the matter was under consideration of the state government for past many months and was discussed in the cabinet in two separate […]

HRD Ministry appoints panel under eminent space scientist K Kasturirangan to work on new education policy

Union Human Resource Development ministry has appointed a new nine-member panel, headed by space scientist K Kasturirangan, to work on a New Education Policy. The Ministry has chosen experts and educationists from wide-ranging backgrounds to be part of the panel that is expected to recast India’s education policy. An official release said, besides Kasturirangan, the […]

Dear parents, starting school young can affect child’s wellbeing

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Washington D.C. [USA] : Parents, take note! A new research has shown starting school early could have a negative impact on child’s wellbeing. Starting school young is an exciting but sometimes challenging milestone for children and their families. Some children will be nearing their fifth birthday as they enter foundation classes while others will be […]

DU to announce its first cut-off list for undergraduate courses today

Delhi University (DU) will announce its first cut-off list for undergraduate courses today. The university received around 2.2 lakh applications this year for about 56,000 seats in its 62 colleges. After the announcement of first cut-off list, the admission will be done on 24, 27 and 28th of June. In this period, the students will […]

CBSE NEET-UG 2017 Result declared

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The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced the results of the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 on Friday morning. The results were declared on the official website The exam was held on 7 May. NEET was conducted for 65,000 MBBS and 25,000 BDS seats in medical and dental colleges across the country. […]


1) Which Indian diplomat, born Swarup Kumari, was elected the first woman President of the United Nations General Assembly? 2) The autobiography of which prominent Indian is subtitled ‘My Music, My Life’ and has an introduction by Yehudi Menuhin? 3) What is the word ‘soccer’ a shortened form of? 4) Which physical fitness programme was […]
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