General Knowledge

News Papers and Journals

First News Papers, Journals & their Founder/Editors Bengal Gazette (India''s first news paper in English, published in 1780 from Srirampore, Hoogly near Kolkata) - James Augustus Hicky Amrit Bazar Patrika - Shishir Kr. Ghosh and Motilal Ghosh Keshri("Lion")- Bal Gangadhar Tilak Maharatta - Bal Gangadhar Tilak Sudharak- Gopal Krishna Gokhle Vande Mataram- Aurobindo Ghosh Native Opinion- V. N. Mandalik Kavivachan Sudha- Bhartendu Harishchandra Rast Goftar (First News Paper in Gujrati)- Dadabhai Naoroji New India- Bipin Chandra Pal Statesman- Robert Knight Hindu- Vir Raghavacharya and G. S. A

National Laboratories and Research Institutions

Name of Research Institute/LaboratoryPlaceCentral Building Research Institute- Roorkee, UttaranchalCentral Drugh Resedarch Institute- Lucknow, Uttar PradeshCentral Electro-Chemical Research Institure- Karaikudi, Tamil NaduCentral Electronics Engineering Research Institute- Pilani, RajasthanCentral Food Technological Research Institute- Mysore, KarnatakaCentral Fuel Research Institute- Dhanbad, JharkhandCentral Glass and Ceramic Research Institute- Jadhavpur, West BengalCentral Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants- Lucknow, Uttar PradeshCentral Leather Research Institute- Chennai, Tamil N

Classical Dances in India

Classical Dances in IndiaStateBharatanatyamTamil NaduBihuAssamBhangraPunjabChhauBihar, Orissa, West Bengal and JharkhandGarhwaliUttaranchalGarbaGujaratHattariKarnatakaKathakNorth IndiaKathakaliKeralaKutchipudiAndhra PradeshKhantummMizoramKarmaMadhya PradeshLahoMeghalayaMohiniattamKeralaMandoGoaManipuriManipurNatiHimachal PradeshNat-NatinBiharOdissiOrissaRaufJammu &KashmirYakshaganKarnataka

Tribal and Folk Dances in India

StatesDancesMaharashtraKathakeertan, Lezin, Dandaniya, Tamasha, Gafa, Dahikala, Lavani, Mauni, Dasavtar.KarnatakaHuttari, Suggi Kunitha, YakashaganaKeralaKaikottikali, Kaliyattam, Tappatikkali.Tamil NaduKolattam, Pinnal Kolattam, Kummi, Kavadi, KaragamAndhra PradeshGhanta Mardala, Veedhi Natakam, Burrakatha.OrissaGhumara Sanchar, Chadya Dandanata, ChhauWest BengalKathi, Chhau, Baul, Kirtan, Jatra, Lama.AssamBihu, Khel Gopal, Rash Lila, Tabal Chongli, CanoePunjabGiddha (women), Bhangra (men).Jammu & KashmirRauf, HikatHimachal PradeshJhora, Jhali, Dangli, Mahasu, Jadda, Jhainta, ChharhiHarya

Different Branches of Science

BranchConcerning FieldAeronautics- Science of flight of airplanes.Astronomy- Study of heavenly bodies.Agronomy- Science dealing with crop plant.Angiology- Deals with the study of blood vascular system.Anthology- Study of flower.Anthropology- Study of apes and man.Apiculture- Honey industries (Bee Keeping).Araneology- Study of spiders.Batracology- Study of frogs.Biochemistry- Deals with the study of chemical reactions in relation to life activities.Biotechnology- Deals with the use of micro-organisms in commercial processes for producing fine chemicals such as drugs, vaccines, hormones etc. on

Parliament of Other Countries

Country Parliament Afghanistan Shora Australia Parliament Bangladesh Jatia Parliament Bhutan Tasongadu Canada Parliament China National People Congress Denmark Folketing Egypt People’s Assembly France National Assembly Germany Bundestag Great Britain Parliament India Parliament (Sansad) Iran Majlis Ireland Dail Eireann Israel Knesset Japan Diet Malaysia Majlis Maldive Majlis Magnolia Khural Nepal Rasthtriya Panchayat Netherlands States General Norway Storting Pakistan National Assembly Poland Scym Spain Crotes Sweden Riksdag South Africa Parliament Switzerland

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