“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

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Deforestation

What Is Deforestation? Deforestation in the rainforests of Malaysia. Forests cover about 31% of the earth’s total land surface and provide many environmental benefits including

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एक मछलीमार कांटा डाले तालाब के किनारे बैठा था। काफी समय बाद भी कोई मछली कांटे में नहीं फँसी , ना ही कोई हलचल हुई तो वह सोचने लगा … कहीं ऐसा तो नहीं कि मैने कांटा गलत जगह डाला …

The NSAP is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme under the Ministry of Rural Development. It came into effect on 15th August 1995 representing a significant step toward the fulfillment of the DPSP in Article 41 of the Constitution. It aims to …

The first-ever PPHF was held on January 16–18, 2015. The organizers had a number of objectives in mind- to recognize the role played by the resident Nyishi tribe in conserving hornbills in the Pakke Tiger Reserve (PTR), to devise alternative …

The Great Indian Bustard, one of the heaviest flying birds, can weigh up to 15 kg and grow up to one meter in height. It is considered the flagship grassland species, representing the health of the grassland ecology. For a …

The budget for the year approved by Parliament gives the government spending rights only till the end of the financial year ending March 31. If for any reason the government is not able to present a full budget before the …

Formalin is derived from formaldehyde which is a known cancer-causing agent. It is used to preserve bodies in mortuaries. It can also increase the shelf life of fresh food. While formalin can cause nausea, coughing, and burning sensation in the …

Philip Kotler is a world-renowned Professor of Marketing at Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management. The World Marketing Summit Group was founded by him in 2011. The WMS Group signed an agreement with Kotler Impact (its own marketing and sales …

AWC, the largest such census in Asia, is organized by Wetlands International, an international program that focuses on monitoring the status of waterbirds and wetlands. The data collected each year is shared by Wetlands International with global conservation organizations such …

The NPR is a Register of usual residents of the country. It is being prepared at the local (Village/sub-Town), sub-District, District, State, and National level under provisions of the Citizenship Act 1955 and the Citizenship (Registration of Citizens and issue …

The World Magnetic Model (WMM) is a large spatial-scale representation of the Earth’s magnetic field. It consists of a degree and order 12 spherical harmonic expansion of the magnetic potential of the geomagnetic main field generated in the Earth’s core. …

Magnetic North Pole wanders, and every few hundred thousand years, the polarity flips so that a compass would point south instead of north. Liquid churning in Earth’s core generates most of the magnetic field, which varies over time as the …

The World Gold Council is an association whose members comprise the world’s leading gold mining companies. Headquartered in London United Kingdom, it has offices in India, China, Singapore, Japan, and the United States. It helps to support its members to …

The dam is conceptualized as a three-way project to be constructed along the Yamuna and two of its tributaries, the Tons and Giri. The project envisages the construction of the 148-meter high rock-filled dam for supplying 23 cubic meters per …

Article 15 guarantees the FR of prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex, or place of birth. Articles 15(1) and (2) broadly state that the “State” shall not discriminate against “any citizen” on grounds only of religion, …

The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is a regional intergovernmental organization and geopolitical union in South Asia.  Its member states include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, the Maldives, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.  SAARC was founded in Dhaka in …

The NAA has been constituted under Section 171 of the Central GST Act, 2017 to ensure that the reduction in the rate of tax or the benefit of the input tax credit is passed on to the recipient by way …

Colour coded weather warning system is used to alert the public to the predicted severity of weather: cyclones, floods, storms, and winds. The color system ranges from green, which is low risk, to red, which is the highest risk of …

The Kuiper belt is a region of the solar system beyond the planets, extending from the orbit of Neptune. It consists mainly of small bodies or remnants from the solar system’s formation. It is similar to the asteroid belt, although …

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