Miscellaneous

The International Forest Day- 21 March

The International Forest Day is being celebrated every year on 21st March. This day is established in tune with the resolution passed on November 28, 2012 in the General Assembly of United Nations.  The day was first observed on March 21, 2013. The objectives of celebration of The International Day of Forests are raising awareness

Oscar or Academy Awards: Essential Points Ought To Be Known

The Oscar or Oscar or The Academy Award is an annual recognition for outstanding cinematic achievements in the United States film industry. It is hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). The winners are selected through voting by members of the academy. Winners are awarded a copy of a statuette, officially

Digital India: Basics Ought To Be Known

Digital India is all about transforming India into a digitally empowered society and converting to a knowledge economy.   Digital India programme is a vision of the Mr. Narendra Modi, Hon'ble Prime Minister of India.  This transformation and delivery of good governance are envisaged through coordinated efforts of both central and state governments. The ruling

Super Moon-Meteor Shower Combo on December 14,2016

Astronomers across the globe are getting ready to witness a rare Super Moon –Meteor Shower combo on December 14, 2016.  The Super Moon –Meteor Shower combo will occur when the super moon coincides with the peaking of Geminids meteor shower. Before going to Super Moon –Meteor Shower combo, let us refresh our awareness about super

Time Person Of The Year: Everything About The Issue

Time Person Of The Year is an annual issue of the famous news magazine Time. The interesting fact about the Time Person Of the Year is that it may not always be about an individual. In the last month of every calendar year, Time choses a person, a group, an idea or an object that

Demonetisation And Legal Tender : Basics Ought To Be Known

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi on 8 November 2016, in a live televised address to the nation declared circulation of all Rs. 500 and Rs.1000 bank notes as invalid from 9 November 2016. Through this process of demonetisation, the said currencies ceased to be legal tender.  What is legal tender? What is demonetization?

Phishing: Basics Ought To Be Known

Phishing is a way of fraudulently acquiring vital information such as usernames, passwords and details of credit debit card, by sending e-mails or over phone by creating an impression that it is from regulators, authentic organizations or individuals.  How is phishing carried out? Phishing is usually carried out through hoax emails (with fake sender addresses),