“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers…

An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers……….
An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

The Knowledge Library

India

Renaming Kerala

Resolution and Historical Context Unanimous Decision: The Kerala Assembly, led by CM, passed a resolution urging the Centre to rename the state as “Keralam” in both

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FESTIVALS IN SIKKIM

Maghe Sankranti Maghe Sankranti, or the first day of the tenth month of the Bikram Sambat calendar which heralds the onset of warmer weather is

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Semiconductors

Semiconductors are materials that have properties that are in between those of conductors (such as copper) and insulators (such as rubber). They have the ability

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सत्यमेव जयते (TRUTH ALWAYS TRIUMPHS)

सत्यमेव जयते का अर्थ ? सत्यमेव जयते का अर्थ है सत्य की सदैव विजय होती है। सत्य का शाब्दिक अर्थ है अविनाशी, इसीलिए ईश्वर को

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Popular Cities of India

Major Cities with their Significance/Specializations Name Known for Located in Agra Taj Mahal Uttar Pradesh Ambala Air Force Training Center Haryana Ahmedabad Cotton Textile Gujarat

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First in India

First (Male) in Independent India   The First (Male) of Independent India Name Tenure/Time Picture Who was the First President Dr. Rajendra Prasad Jan. 26,

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भारत के महत्वपूर्ण राष्ट्रीय दिवस | List of Most Important Days

जनवरी के महत्वपूर्ण दिवस 1 जनवरी – अंतर्राष्ट्रीय परिवार दिवस, नया साल दिवस 3 जनवरी – शाकम्भरी जयंती 4 जनवरी – लुई ब्रेल दिवस 5 जनवरी – गुरु गोविंद

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Important Islands of India

Name of the Islands Location Brief Facts Sriharikota Island Pulicat lake (Andhra Pradesh) It houses India’s satellite launch centre, Satish Dhawan Space Centre. Abdul Kalam

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Oil Refineries in India

Place State Owned by Guwahati Assam Indian Oil Corporation Barauni Bihar Indian Oil Corporation Koyali Gujarat Indian Oil Corporation Haldia West Bengal Indian Oil Corporation

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Mosques and Tombs: India

Mosques Mosques Location Jama Masjid Delhi Sidi Sayyid Mosque Ahmedabad Quwwat-ul-Islam Masjid Delhi Mecca Masjid Hyderabad Moti Masjid Delhi Sidi Bashir Mosque Ahmedabad Gyanvapi Mosque

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Important Temples of India

Temples Location Cheena Kesava Temple Belur, Karnataka Black Pagoda or Sun Temple Konark (Orissa) Brihadiswara Temple (WHS) Thanjuvur, Tamil Nadu Gangaikonda Cholapuram Temple (WHS) Gangaikondacholisvaram,

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Forts and Palaces: India

Forts of India Forts Location Built by Red Fort Delhi Shah Jahan Meharangarh Fort Jodhpur, Rajasthan Rao Jodha Ranthambore Fort Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan Chauhan dynasty

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Archeological Sites: India

Place Location Harappa Montgomery (Sahiwal) district of Punjab in Pakistan. Mohenjodaro Larkana district of Sind in Pakistan. Lothal Ahmedabad in Gujarat. Kalibangan Hanumangarh district of

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Famous Garden of India

Garden Location Pinjore Gardens Chandigarh Lal Bagh Bengaluru Shalimar Bagh Srinagar Buddha Jayanti Park New Delhi Brindavan Gardens Mysore Amrit Udyan (Mughal Gardens) New Delhi

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Museums in India

Museum Location National Museum New Delhi National Philatelic Museum New Delhi National Police Museum New Delhi Rail Transport Museum New Delhi Air Force Museum New

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Tribes of India

Name of the Tribe States in which they Reside BHIL Tripura, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka. GOND Bihar, West Bengal, Jharkhand,

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States and Capitals

North-Eastern States State Capital Assam Dispur Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar Manipur Imphal Meghalaya Shillong Mizoram Aizwal Nagaland Kohima Tripura Agartala Newly Formed States Chattisgarh Raipur Jharkhand

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Languages in India

The number of languages recognised by the Indian Constitution is 22 As per Article 343(1) of the Indian Constitution, the official language of India is

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Kashmir

Kashmir is a geographical region that forms the northernmost part of the Indian Subcontinent. The region covers a total area of about 222,200 km2 and is bordered

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Kanha National Park, India

India is one of the megadiverse countries in the world that supports more than 8% of the global biodiversity. This South Asian nation hosts a huge population of 1.3

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Varanasi, India

India (officially, the Republic of India) is the world’s 2nd most populous and the 7th largest nation that occupies a land area of 3,287,263 sq. km. This

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Yamuna River

Also referred to as “Jumna”, the Yamuna River is one of North India’s major rivers and besides the River Ganges, it is also regarded as one

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Bangalore, India

Officially referred to as “Bengaluru,” Bangalore is the largest city and the current capital of the Indian State of Karnataka. The city of Bangalore occupies the central part of the Mysore

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