The Andaman Islands

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a group of islands at the juncture of the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea, and are a Union Territory of India. The territory is 150 km (93 mi) north of Aceh in Indonesia and separated from Thailand and Myanmar (Burma) by the Andaman Sea. It comprises two island groups, the Andaman Islands and the Nicobar Islands, More...

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By gktoday On Thursday, November 27th, 2014

General knowledge today Special- History of Indian Newspapers and its Founders

Bengal Gazette (India’s first news paper, 1780)-  James.Augtious . Hikki, Al-Hilal -Abul Kalam Azad Al-Balagh- Abul Kalam Azad Amrit Bazar Patrika- Shishir Kr. Ghosh & Motilal Ghosh Bengal Gazette (India’s More...

By gktoday On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

The National Voluntary Blood Donation Day Observed On 1 October

The National Voluntary Blood Donation Day on 1 October celebrated every year in India since on 1 October 1975. It is organised by National Blood Transfusion Council (NBTC) and National AIDS Control Organisation, More...

By gktoday On Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Primary Census Abstract 2011 and India’s population density

According to the Primary Census Abstract 2011, Bihar has a population density of 1,106 people per sq km, while West Bengal is in second place with 1,028. (Bihar has thus also displaced the latter for the top spot, More...

By gktoday On Saturday, October 1st, 2011

UNESCO World Heritage Site Series-The Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is a mausoleum located in Agra, India. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as “the jewel of Muslim art in More...

By gktoday On Sunday, May 29th, 2011

General Knowledge Questions from Previous Public Exams

The greatest invention of man in palaeolithic was Ans : Fire The Great Bath of the Indus Valley Civilization was discovered in : Ans : Mohenjodaro For the Karachi session of Indian National Congress in 1931, presided More...

By gktoday On Thursday, April 21st, 2011

General Knowledge based on Indian History and Culture

01. The word Bharat comes first from Rig-Veda. 1. There are 1028 Vedic texts in Rig-Veda 2. Language of Vedas was Sanskrit 3. Gayatri Mantra is mentioned in 3rd mandal of Rig-Veda 4. Savitri or Sun is worshipped More...

By gktoday On Friday, January 28th, 2011

IndiaPay is India’s first indigenous payment gateway

IndiaPay is India’s first indigenous payment gateway and is scheduled to be launched in mid-2011. The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) is the owner of IndiaPay and will make its first move by cutting More...

By gktoday On Monday, January 17th, 2011
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GeneralKnowledgeToday for General Knowledge and Current Affairs

GeneralKnowledgeToday is one of the Fastest Growing Educational cum Reference Site which attracts a large community of students,college going teenagers,civil service,public service exam aspirants,educationalists More...

By gktoday On Friday, January 14th, 2011
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Important Newspapers/News Agencies in India

Important Newspapers :English 1)Indian Express  2)      The Hindu 3)    Deccan Herald 4)Hindustan Times  5)   Financial Express  6)   Asian Age 7)Economic Times  8)   Business Standard 9)     Statesman 10)Pioneer  More...