The cyclone is irregular winds movements involving closed air circulation around a low atmospheric pressure centre. This closed circulation due to atmospheric disturbance over and above the earth’s surface
Rowlatt Act – Imperial Legislative Council of British India passed the Rowlatt Act, 1919. This Act gave the power to arrest ordinary people without any trial.
The first non-cooperation of movement was Kheda Satyagraha 1918. Due to the drought situation, crops failed in the Kheda district of Gujarat. The Kheda peasants mainly involved with Patidar peasants.
In 1918, Gandhi interfered in the dispute between Ahmedabad mill owner and workers. This was the first hunger strike of Gandhi.
Champaran Satyagraha is the first significant non-political activity of Gandhiji in the Champaran district in North Bihar. UPSC MPSC
Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced, the Hoshangabad city to be renamed Narmadapuram. Hoshangabad name derived from Sultan Hoshang Shah Gori.
In the second half of the 19th century, the Pune Sarvajanik Sabha became one of India leading organisation. An annual grant received to Parvati Temple, Pune, from the Government. The trustees of the temple mismanaged that fund/grant. At that time, Ganesh Vasudeo Joshi came forward and organised a meeting about mismanagement
The United Nation Capital Development Fund has appointed Preeti Sinha as its Executive Secretary. She is of Indian origin investment and development banker. Facts: The Executive Secretary post is the highest rank in the institution. It will focus on providing micro-finance assistance to women, youth, small and medium-sized enterprises in under-served communities. She will oversee
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will develop major projects of the oil and gas sector in Tamil Nadu on February 17, 2021, through video conferencing. PM Modi will address to the nation the Ramanathapuram – Thoothukudi natural gas pipeline and Gasoline Desulphurisation Unit at Chennai Petroleum Cooperation Limited, Manali. He will also lay the base
There are three types namely Impoundment, Diversion and Pumped Storage.