Indian Personalities- V. V. Giri.the fourth President of the Republic of India

Varahagiri Venkata Giri; 10 August 1894 – 23 June 1980, commonly known as V. V. Giri, was the fourth President of the Republic of India from 24 August 1969 to 23 August 1974. He served as Acting President of India from 3 May 1969 to 20 July 1969, before getting elected. Early life He was born to Varahagiri Venkata Jogaiah, residing in Brahmapur (Berhampur) More...

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Great Personalities-Personality of the week-ANNA HAZARE

ANNA HAZARE Gandhian Anna Hazare started anti corruption movement to eradicate corruption from India. After few days central government accepted his recommendations and decided to form a committee to make More...

By gktoday On Saturday, November 13th, 2010

The Children’s day and Jawaharlal Nehru

Today ,14th November is celebrated as the Children’s day in India. Universally, Children’s Day is celebrated on 20th November, every year. This date was chosen as a day to celebrate childhood.The date 20th More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Prime Ministers of India

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By gktoday On Monday, May 24th, 2010

Famous People Birthplaces

Places Persons Bardoli Sardar Patel Belur Ramakrishna Paramahamsa Brindaban (U.P.) Lord Krishna Chittor, Haldighat Rana Pratap Corsica, Elba, Wateriloo Napoleon Fathepur Sikri Akbar the Great Jerusalem Jesus More...

By gktoday On Monday, May 24th, 2010

The Mughal Emperors In India

The Mughal Empire of India : The Mughal era is the historic period of the Mughal Empire in India, it ran from the early sixteenth century, to a point in the early eighteenth century when the Mughal Emperors power More...

By gktoday On Monday, May 24th, 2010

India History-Famous Mughal Buildings

Famous Mughal Buildings : Babar : Built two mosques: one at Kabulibagh in Panipat and the other in Sambhal in Rohilkhand. Buildings in Humayun Empire : Laid the foundation of the city Din Panah at Delhi. Built More...

By gktoday On Thursday, March 18th, 2010

APJ stands for Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam

what does “APJ” stands for in “APJ ABDUL KALAM” ? Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam is the full name of former Indian President and well known scientist, who has a large no.of fans in the More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, January 21st, 2009
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Subhash Chandra Boss,better known as Netaji

Subhash Chandra Boss Bose, Subhash Chandra : better known as Netaji of Azad Hind Fauj (Indian National Army,INA), was a powerful nationalist leader and was also once elected President of the Indian National Congress. More...