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Fracking Technology, M Sand, Geotechnical Textiles, Green Diesel, Biodiesel

Fracking Technology, M Sand, Geotechnical Textiles, Green Diesel, Biodiesel Fracking Technology or Hydraulic fracturing A well-stimulation technique in which rock is fractured by hydraulically pressur... »

Project Mausam, HRIDAY, PRASAD, Adarsh Smarak Yojana, Tourism Policy

HRIDAY, PRASAD, Adarsh Smarak Yojana, Tourism Policy , Project Mausam Project Mausam A Cultural Ministry project with ASI as the nodal agency and Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts as its Rese... »

Nalanda, Menhirs sites, Aadishilp, Vanaj, Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojana

Nalanda, Menhirs sites, Aadishilp, Vanaj, Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojana Menhirs sites Menhir means a large standing stone (contain embossed figures of humans, animals and weapons) Culture ministry has decla... »

Colonialism in Pacific, Central Asia and China

Colonialism in Pacific, Central Asia and China Colonialism in Pacific In 1823, Monroe Doctrine was brought out by USA. It emphasized two things: Policy of Isolation Hegemony of US in North and South A... »

Colonialism in Africa (19th century)

Colonialism in Africa (19th century)¬† Difficult terrains, non-navigable rivers &¬†other such geographical features ensured that colonialism had a late entry in mainland Africa and was restricted fo... »

Colonialism and Imperialism

Colonialism and Imperialism History of Colonialism Voyages of Discovery at the end of 15th century, clubbed with the end of Feudalism Rise in trade Monetary profits Need for RM Development of explorat... »

Industrial Revolution – 18th century

Industrial Revolution – 18th century Change in Mode of Production The mode of production changed from Guild System to Putting-Out System to Factory System. There was decline of the Guild System,... »

Unification of Italy

Unification of Italy Unification of Italy was a two-step process In first step, it had to gain independence from Austria & secondly, it had to unite consequent independent Italian states into a si... »

Unification of Germany

Unification of Germany Major feature of 19th century Europe was struggle for national unification and independence. Greece (Ottoman) & Belgium (Netherlands) became independent in this century &... »

Nationalism – Rise and Impact

Nationalism – Rise and Impact Until the French revolution, except for Britain, the Europe was under the domination of feudal system and there was no concept of a Nation. There were empires with ... »

French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars

French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars Society of 18th century France was divided into three classes or estates. The Clergy was the first estate, the Nobles were the second estate and the third estate,... »

American Revolution (1765-1783)

American Revolution (1765-1783) While British Mercantilism or Mercantile capitalism created an environment of resentment among the White Americans, the Seven Year War created conditions, which became ... »

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