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By gktoday On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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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
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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
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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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GK QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

By gktoday On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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GK -General Knowledge for PSC and UPSC Exams from GKTODAY this week

Local Self Government in India, for the first time was introduced by Answer:Lord Rippon The war between India and China took place in? Answer:1962 Mixed Colony system was introduced by: Answer:Albuquerque. As the More...