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Important KBC GK and Current Affairs Questions
August 19, 2019

KBC Questions and Answers Episode 1: 19 August 2019

Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC, 2019) is a goldmine of Current Affairs and General Knowledge (GK) questions for students preparing for competition exams like SSC, Civil Services, Bank PO/Clerical, RBI, Olympiads. Hence, it is always advisable to be aware of all the questions asked in every season of KBC. In case you have missed watching any of the episodes, don’t worry! VeryShortNews has got you covered! The following are important GK […]

Tripura to hold tenth national science film festival
May 30, 2019

Tripura: 10th National Science Film Festival of India, 2020

The state of Tripura will hold the 10th edition of National Science Film Festival in January and February of 2020. Here are a few facts and things that you should know about the event: The primary objective of the 10th National Science Film Festival of India (NSFFI) is to raise awareness about science and environment through movies. The first edition of NSFFI was held in Chennai 8 years ago in […]

Meet Pakistan's first ever women Hindu Judge Suman Kumari
January 30, 2019

Suman Kumari: Know 4 things about Pakistan’s first woman judge

There are just 2% Hindus in Pakistan, and among them is a lady who has created history by becoming the first-ever woman judge in the Muslim-majority nation. Suman Kumari, however, isn’t the first Judge from the Hindu community. Before her, Justice Rana Bhagwandas served as the acting chief justice for short periods between 2005 and 2007. Here are a few things that you should know about civil judge Suman Kumari: […]

betfair closing in India
January 17, 2019

Betfair closing down all Indian accounts from 28 Jan 2019

Giant Bookmaker Betfair has issued a statement in which it says that all Indian accounts will be shut down come January 28, 2019. We got hold of the email — which has been sent out to all their customers in India — through an anonymous source. The notification reads – “We’re sorry to inform you that we will stop taking bets on Betfair in India in the new year. We […]

India's National Women Party (NWP) representational image
December 18, 2018

India’s National Women’s Party: Everything you should know

Finally, like the United States, India now has its own National Women’s party, which has just been ‘launched’ (December 2018) in Delhi after around 6 years of extensive ground-work. Here is everything that you should know about NWP: The Founder The party is being led by doctor and social activist Swetha Shetty. Reportedly, Swetha has extensively worked with a Telangana-based NGO. It was during her time with the said NGO […]

Wonders of World Park Delhi
December 16, 2018

Waste-to-Art: Know 6 Things about Delhi’s Wonders of World Park

Walking in the footsteps of Kota’s ‘Wonders of the World’, Delhi now has its own Wonder of World Park, which houses replicas of the world’s seven wonders, built entirely of waste, further popularizing the concept of ‘waste-to-art’. Here is everything you should know about this leisure spot: Which all ‘wonders’ can one see here? The park boasts of replicas of all the seven wonders of the world viz. The Eiffel […]

good things about Bangladesh
December 15, 2018

10 Good Things About Bangladesh

A nation is formed by its people and culture, but the importance of the climate and other environmental factors cannot be overruled. By and large, every country is an amalgamation of both good and bad characteristics. But how many times are the best of both worlds discussed? Inadequacy, economic crisis, poor educational facilities, lack of infrastructure, etc., are a far cry from the true identities of a nation and what […]

Amitav Ghosh
December 14, 2018

Amitav Ghosh: 5 Facts you should know

One who hasn’t heard the name Amitav Ghosh is neither an avid reader of novels nor a news enthusiast. In a career spanning over 22 years (and counting), he has written a number of popular books usually in the ‘historical-fiction’ genre. Although born in Kolkata and brought up in a number of cities or rather countries, Ghosh is presently settled in New York with his wife Deborah Baker and two […]

third battle of panipat facts before Arjun Kapoor Kriti Sanon film release
December 1, 2018

Before Arjun Kapoor’s Panipat: Facts about Third Battle of Panipat

Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker is back with yet another period drama, titled Panipat. Based on the third battle of Panipat – between the Marathas and the Durrani Empire – the film stars Arjun Kapoor, Kriti Sanon and Sanjay Dutt in the lead. The movie has been tentatively scheduled for a December 6, 2019 release, confirmed the actors via their respective social media handles. However, if you have no clue about this battle […]

India's first owl festival in Pune
November 29, 2018

3 Reasons why India was badly in need of an Owl festival

Pune is all set to hold the nation’s first owl festival and bird enthusiasts all over the country are rejoicing. The 2-day fest organized by Ela Foundation, an NGO working towards nature education and animal conservation, will strive to educate citizens on ‘not-so-popular’ topic of owl conservation. The festival will also feature art forms like pictures, posters, paintings, lanterns, lamp shades, origami, stitched articles, poems and stories on owls. The organizers […]

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