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Explained: Everything about Government’s Sovereign Gold Bonds Scheme 2016-17

Government's Sovereign Gold Bonds Scheme Explained

Recently, Government of India, in consultation with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has decided to issue Sovereign Gold Bonds 2016-17 – Series III. Applications for the bonds will be accepted from October 24, 2016 to November 02, 2016. These Bonds are sold through banks, Stock Holding Corporation of India Limited (SHCIL), designated post offices and recognised stock exchanges. Here, ...

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Explained: Questions on the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics for exotic matter, answered

Nobel Prize in Physics for exotic matter

The Nobel Prize, established by Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel in 1895, have recognized achievements in a suite of sciences and the people behind those scientific pinnacles. Here, we provide the information about the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics for exotic matter. GK Mantra also tries to explain, in plain English, how the Nobel Laureate contributed to science and humankind. Question ...

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Explained: Questions on 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for Molecular machines, answered

Nobel Prize in Chemistry for Molecular machines

The Nobel Prize, established by Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel in 1895, have recognized achievements in a suite of sciences and the people behind those scientific pinnacles. Here we tell you all about the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for Molecular machines. GK Mantra also tries to explain, in plain English, how the Nobel Laureate contributed to science and humankind. Question 1: Who ...

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Explained: Questions on 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for Autophagy, answered

2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for Autophagy

The Nobel Prize, established by Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel in 1895, have recognized achievements in a suite of sciences and the people behind those scientific pinnacles. Here, we tell you all about the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for Autophagy. GK Mantra also tries to explain, in plain English, how the Nobel Laureate contributed to science and humankind. ...

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Explained: BCCI-Supreme Court case and Lodha committee’s recommendations questions answered

BCCI-Supreme Court case and Lodha committee's recommendations

With the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), threatening to call off India-New Zealand cricket series, the controversy around the BCCI-Supreme Court case and Lodha committee has become a mess and is very difficult to understand. We try to present the whole fiasco in a chronological and understandable way. We hope that it helps to clear the air. ...

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Philosophy of Bhagat Singh has answer to every problem in India

Bhagat Singh

GK Mantra congratulates its readers on the 110th birth anniversary of the great Indian revolutionary, thinker, socialist, reformer, leader and above all, the greatest of the freedom fighters that the Mother India has ever given birth to, Bhagat Singh. It is quiet ironical that, a person who proclaimed himself to be an atheist, had a name (Bhagat) which literally means “worshiper”. ...

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Explained: India & France’s 7.84 billion euro Rafale deal

Explained: India-France's 7.84 billion euro Rafale deal

Finally, India and France have inked the all important Rafale fighter jet deal. In this article, GK Mantra will try to analyse this topic in a holistic way so that you are able to answer each and every question asked on the issue. Rafale fighter jet Rafale is a 4.5th generation multi role fighter aircraft made by French company Dassault ...

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What Cricket has contributed to the Indian Way of Life

India and Cricket

On the eve of Indian cricket team playing its 500th international test match, let us examine the occasion from the point of view of a common Indian, that how cricket has changed his way of thinking, the customs of the household and his status in the world. I was introduced to the game of cricket by a famous TV show, ...

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Explained: Uri terror attack – Questions answered

Uri terror attack: Fully Explained

On 18th September, 2016, India witnessed one of the deadliest terrorist attacks in Uri, Jammu and Kashmir on an Indian army base camp. The following article tries to answer all the questions, related to the Uri terror attack. Question 1. Where is Uri? Uri is a small town in the north western part of the region of the state of ...

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