Indian History – Eras & Dynasties

The Eras a) Vikram Era—58 BC, b) Saka Era—78 AD, c) Kalachuri Era—248 AD, d) Gupta Era—319-20 AD, e) Harsha Era—606 AD, f) Nevari Era of Nepal—October 20, 879 AD. g) Kollane Era of Malabar—825 AD, h) Chalukya-Vikramaditya Era—1075 AD, i) Ilahi Era started by Akbar—1556 AD. Alexander’s Invasion (326 BC) Alexander, son of Philip, More...

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By gktoday On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
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Update your Knowledge-Latest Facts

Cargo Express is India’s first time-tabled freight train. It runs between Delhi to Bengaluru. A 114-km stretch between Rameswaram and Manamadurai in Tamil Nadu is India’s first ‘green train corridor’. A More...

By gktoday On Thursday, November 27th, 2014
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Mangalyaan has been named among the best inventions of 2014 by Time magazine

Mangalyaan has been named among the best inventions of 2014 by Time magazine which described it as a technological feat that will allow India to flex its “interplanetary muscles.” “Nobody gets More...

By gktoday On Sunday, October 19th, 2014
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Lion Capital of Ashoka

The Lion Capital of Ashoka is a sculpture of four Indian lions standing back to back, on an elaborate base that includes other animals. A graphic representation of it was adopted as the official Emblem of India More...

By gktoday On Monday, October 13th, 2014
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Nalanda University re-opened after 800 years

  India took its first formal step to recapture its erstwhile glory as an international knowledge destination with the opening of the new Nalanda University (NU) on 1 September 2014, 12 km from where the ruins More...

By gktoday On Thursday, January 17th, 2013
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India in a Box

IT services giant Infosys has announced the launch of “India in a Box”, a new solution for its Japanese clients. The solution is based on industry-standard Microsoft Dynamics NAV. It enables Japanese companies More...

By gktoday On Thursday, November 1st, 2012
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GK bits and bytes for you

1. Which of the following statements is incorrect in regard to Battle of Buxar? The battle was fought in 1863. 2. Which of the following events took place in 1948 AD? Assassination of Gandhi 3. During which Five-Year More...

By gktoday On Thursday, September 27th, 2012
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US PGA Golf

Donald Wins US PGA Golf Luke Donald of England reclaimed the World no-1 ranking by defeating Rory Mcllory by winning the US PGA Transitions Championship on 18 March 2012 in Palm Harbour, Florida  More...

By gktoday On Thursday, August 16th, 2012
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Indian Defence Related GK -Hovercraft H-187

Indian Coast Guard Hovercraft H-187 Commissioned   Indian Coast Guard Hovercraft H-187 was commissioned by Vice Admiral MP Muralidharan, the Director General Indian Coast Guard, at Okha in Gujarat on 11 June 2012. More...

By gktoday On Thursday, June 14th, 2012
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Quiz Questions taken from Ningalkkum Aakam Kodeeshwaran

Khetri mines in Rajasthan are famous for… A. Iron B. Mica C. Magnesium D. Copper E. Diamond Quiz Answer – D Khetri mines in Rajasthan are famous for Copper. Gieger counter is used to measure… A. Magnetic More...