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l Guru Gopinath was an exponent of Kathakali Polity and Constitution
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Guru Gopinath was an Indian classical dancer, lished in the year 1950.
Kathakali maste and mentor of a relatively new cre- Success Tip
ative modern dancing style called Kerala Natanam
The Planning Commission of India was set up on 15
l The Nobel Prize for Physics for the year 2016 has March 1950 with Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru
been awarded to David Thouless, Duncan as the chairman
Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz
l The term of Finance Commission is five year.
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Held on: 05.02.2012 As per the constitution, the commission is appoint-
ed every five year and consists of a chairman and
Ancient History four other members.
l Seleucas Nicator was defeated by Chandragup- l Dr. Rajendra Prasad was the chairman of the
ta Maurya. Constituent Assembly.
l The striking feature of the Indus Valley Civiliza- Success Tip
tion was urban civilization. Dr. Sachchidanand Sinha was the first president
l After Alexander’s death the eastern part of his (temporary chairman) of the constituent Assembly
empire came under Seleucus Nicator when it met on December 9, 1946. Dr. Rajendra Pras-
ad then became the President of the Constituent
After the death of Alexander, Seleucus was nomi-
l Fundamental Duties were added to the Constitu-
nated as the satrap of Babylon in 320 BC
tion by 42nd Amendment
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l The famous Bhakti Saint who belonged to the 42nd Amendment was held in 1976 upon the recom-
royal family of Mewar was Meerabai. mendation of Swarna Singh Committee.
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Meerabai, a Rajput princess was born in Kudki (Kur- tion is the Supreme Court of India
ki), a small village near Merta City, which is pres- l Compared with society, the scope of state activ-
ently in the Nagaur district of Rajasthan in north- ity is wider.
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Modern History State is the conceptual unit of politics, the most
inclusive organization in any society that is recog-
l The Governor-General who abolished the prac- nized as having final say.
tice of Sati was William Bentinck.
l Initiative method is used to ascertain the pub-
General Geography lic opinion on important legislation
l Guwahati is situated on the bank of the river Success Tip
Brahmaputra. In Political Science, an initiative (also known as a
l Kanchenjunga is situated in Sikkim. popular or citizen’s initiative) is a means by which a
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registered voters can force a public vote.
Kanchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the
world, located along the India-Nepal border in the Economy
Himalayas. l The value of a commodity expressed in terms of
l Bhutan, China And Myanmar have Arunachal money is known as Price.
Pradesh as a common border l The Reserve Bank of India was nationalized in
l As per studies, the Tummalapaile mine in 1949.
Andhra Pradesh could have Uranium reserve of
1.5 lakh tonnes.
l Green Revolution was started in 1960. l A spherical ball made of steel when dropped in
mercury container will be on the surface of mer-
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production of no-food items that has significantly
The ball will float on mercury because of different
and steadily taken place in India since 1966