Great Rulers of Ancient India: Asoka

Emperor Ashoka the Great (sometimes spelt Aśoka) lived from 304 to 232 BCE and was the third ruler of the Indian Mauryan Empire, the largest ever in the Indian subcontinent and one of the world’s largest empires at its time. He ruled form 268 BCE to 232 BCE and became a model of kingship in […]

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List Of Important Days & Dates: December

December Date Know As Known For December 1 World AIDS Day December 2 World Computer Literacy Day, World Pollution Prevention Day,International Day for Abolition of Slavery December 3 International Day of Persons with Disabilities An international observance promoted by the United Nations since 1992. December 4 Indian Navy Day Navy Day in India is celebrated […]

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English Grammar: Parts of Speech

Each English word can be categorized into one part of speech. Therefore, understanding parts of speech is one of the key steps to learning grammar. Here are different parts of speech. Part of Speech Definition Examples Noun a word that describes a person, place or thing person: man, woman, teacher, Rahul, Seemaplace: home, office, town, […]

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Educational Management: School Development Plan

Every SMC has to make an annual School Development Plan (SDP) as part of its school monitoring and assessment. It is up to each State to decide the format for SDPs but plans normally cover the following areas: School access – is the school within 1km (for Primary) and 3km (for Upper Primary) of all elementary-aged children in the community? School coverage – are all […]

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Educational Management: Concept, Importance, Scope and Types of Management

Educational management is a field of study and practice concerned with the operation of educational organizations. Educational management is centrally concerned with the purpose or aims of education. These purposes or goals provide the crucial sense of direction to underpin the management of educational institutions Concept of Educational Management Educational Management is a goal oriented  […]

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Taxes in middle age (India)

GhariGhari was tax on Houses. It was introduced by Allauddin Khilji. CharahCharah was tax on Grass lands used for grazing of animals.It was also introduced by Allauddin Khilji. KharazKharaz was tax levied on gross production of lands belonged to non – Muslims.It was introduced by Firoz Shah Tughlaq. UshrafUshraf was tax levied on gross production […]

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Common Idioms with Meanings

An idiom is a phrase or expression that has a meaning that in most cases cannot be deduced directly from the individual words in that phrase or expression. Here is the list of popular idiomatic expressions. A Idiom Meaning an Achilles heel a person’s only vulnerable spot; a serious or fatal weakness act your age […]

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Mean, Median, Mode & Range

The terms mean, median and mode are used to describe the central tendency of a large data set. Range provides provides context for the mean, median and mode. Mean: It is the average of all the values of a dataset. Significance: While buying a car you are not interested in the no. of Kilometers car […]

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Atmosphere of Earth

The atmosphere of Earth is the layer of gases, commonly known as air, that surrounds the planet Earth and is retained by Earth’s gravity. How many atmospheres does the earth have? Earth’s atmosphere is divided into five main layers: the exosphere, the thermosphere, the mesosphere, the stratosphere and the troposphere. Layer Altitude Range (Km) Temperature […]

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