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By gktoday On Saturday, September 12th, 2020

Kisan Rail from Andhra Pradesh reaches Delhi

The first Kisan Rail from south India and second in the country, carrying 322 tonnes of fresh fruits, reached Delhi’s Adarsh Nagar Railway Station on September 11. The inaugural run of Anantapur–New Delhi Kisan More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

Who is the first Indian to be elected to the board of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City

Nita AmbaniNita Ambani has become the first Indian to be elected to the board of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. The announcement was made by Reliance Foundation on November 13, 2019.  More...

By gktoday On Friday, February 15th, 2019

How to Effectively Cover Current Affairs for the Civil Services Exam

A UPSC aspirant must have a good general awareness and needs to be well abreast with the current happenings. Analysis of the question papers from the recent past shows the shift of focus from static syllabus to More...

By gktoday On Friday, November 9th, 2018

The celestial bodies and its statistics

  The celestial bodies revolves around the Sun, which includes 8 planets, 180 satellites, comets, meteors and asteroids, together constitute the Solar System. Top 10 Planets with the Largest Number of Moons More...

By gktoday On Saturday, August 11th, 2018
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1. Genetic screening is (a) analysis of DNA to check the presence of a particular gene in a person (b) analysis of gene in a population (c) pedigree analysis (d) screening of infertility in parents Answer. A 2. More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Ache Din ! -UNICEF Says India is amongst the riskiest countries for newborns.

According to a recent report released by UNICEF on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, India is amongst the riskiest countries for newborns.   About the report It is the first time that the UN group has ranked countries More...

By gktoday On Monday, December 18th, 2017

National AYUSH Mission/NAM

National AYUSH Mission (NAM) The NAM was launched in September 2014. It is being implemented by Ministry of AYUSH with the objective of providing cost-effective universal access to AYUSH Services. To promote AYUSH More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

LaQshya-A Labour Room Quality Improvement Initiative Health Ministry

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare launched ‘LaQshya’ Initiative and mHealth: Safe Delivery Application on the occasion of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day. Moreover, Operational Guidelines for More...

By gktoday On Monday, December 4th, 2017

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, More...

By gktoday On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

The 2017 Nobel Prize in medicine awarded to Jeffrey C Hall,Michael Rosbash and Michael W Young

Three US scientists have won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine “for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm,” otherwise known as our biological clock, the Nobel More...