Author: Abhishek Singh

Which is the Longest River in North America/United States of America

The Missouri is the longest river in North America, flowing for 2341 miles (3767 km) and closely followed by the Mississippi River at 2320 miles (3730 km). Originating from the Rocky Mountains range in West America, it flows through east and south before its confluence with the Mississippi to the North of St. Louis. Together the two rivers form the world’s fourth longest river system which drains a rain scarred region of nearly half a million square miles. The Missouri alone passes through 10 states in United States and two Canadian provinces. Missouri – the Longest River in North America The Missouri was long considered as a route from the Atlantic to the Pacific; before a military exploration expedition in 1804-06 led by Capt. Meriwether Lewis and Second Lieutenant William Clark proved it to be a myth. Origin and Course The Missouri River forms upon the confluence of three streams originating from, the Rocky Mountains range in the West American states of Montana and Wyoming. Two of the springs Jefferson and Madison converge at Missouri Headwaters State Park, Montana; marking the official beginning of the Missouri River. The Missouri is joined by the Gallatin River nearly a mile downstream from its origin. Just within hundred miles from its origin, the Missouri is impounded by Canyon Ferry Dam in Helena, Montana to form the third largest reservoirs of Montana covering...

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International Anti Corruption Day

International Anti Corruption Day is observed on 9th December annually, the world over. It is celebrated to reaffirm the commitment of United Nations and member states in fighting against corruption at home and as well as across borders. The main objective of the day and the campaign that follows is to eliminate corruption to make way for a prosperous and content society, across the geographical boundaries. The day involves a lot of activities both in the UN and respective member states, like conferences, speeches, plays etc to foster a feeling of fighting corruption at home as well as across the borders. International Anti Corruption Day 2019 The International Anti Corruption Day will be organized worldwide on Monday, 9th December 2019 under the observance of United Nations. Many notable political and public figures come forward to speak on the issues of social concern that surround the day. The day encourages a global fight against corruption keeping the sustainable development goal of 2030 at the apex. China hosted the reception of International Anti Corruption Day on 06th December 2018. The Secretary General of United Nation congratulated China for its support to fight corruption. There were leaders and representatives from 125 countries who attended the reception and reiterated the pledge to fight corruption. The Transparency International invited the people across the world to take part to help and make the world corruption free and...

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World Student’s Day

The United Nations declared in 2010 to observe 15th October, the birth anniversary of the former President of India ‘Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam or A.P.J Abdul Kalam; as the World Student’s Day to honor his efforts in the field of science and technology as well as the role of a teacher that he played throughout his scientific and political careers; encouraging millions of students through his speeches books and wherever and whenever was possible for him. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was a role model for the students and his life story that how a poor and deprived boy hailing from a village in Tamil Nadu, reached the highest constitutional post in India, only because of his hard work and sincerity; inspires millions of students across the globe even today. World Student’s Day Date 2019 World Students’ Day 2019 was celebrated on Tuesday, October 15th to commemorate the birth anniversary of a great leader and scientist, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. A BJP leader from Telangana state has proposed to the Government of India in June 2019 that 15th October should be observed as National students’ Day in the honour of former President and Missile man of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. Several educational institutions in India as well as abroad observed World Student’s Day in their own ways. Events, competitions, speeches were organized where students discuss about the achievements and...

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Which is the Widest River in India?

Widest River of India – Brahmaputra Brahmaputra is the widest river of India as well as in the Asian sub continent. The river has many major rivers as its tributaries like- Manas, Dihang and Lohit etc; contributing enormously into the flow of Brahmaputra. Manas River is ranked 9th in the world in terms of discharge which is 7641 cubic meters/second and contributes to nearly 5.5% in Brahmaputra’s flow. The bank to bank width of Brahmaputra reaches to around 26 km in Dibrugarh, Assam; which may reach up to 36 km during the monsoon. The Brahmaputra is Trans Boundary River; that is, it flows through China, India and Bangladesh and is also the few rivers in India having a masculine name (‘Brahma-putra’meaning ‘the son of Brahma’). The Brahmaputra flows for 3848 km (2391 miles) with its depth ranging from 38 mtrs to 120 mtrs at different locations. The third highest mountain peak in the world- ‘Kanchenjunga’ (3586 mtrs) is the highest mountain in Brahmaputra Basin. Brahmaputra is also the longest river flowing in India, in terms of water discharge. The average water discharge of Brahmaputra is 19,800 cubic meter/second, which may reach up to 100000 cubic meter/second during floods. The upper reaches of Brahmaputra were unexplored till 1984-86; when its origin from a glacier in the ‘Mansarovar Lake’ region was established. The Mythology of Origin Both India and Tibet have their...

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Children’s Day Slogan

Children’s Day in India is celebrated on 14th November on the birth anniversary of the first Prime Minister of India- Pundit Jawaharlal Nehru; or ‘Chacha Nehru’ as he was fondly referred to by the children across India. Nehruji believed that the prosperity and growth of a nation tomorrow depends on how its children are loved and nurtured today. This is the reason he shared a deep and cordial relationship with the children of India irrespective of their ethnicity, religions and beliefs. There had been numerous incidents during his tenure as the Prime Minister when he had gone out of way to just to meet the children who were part of the crowd. He used to say that ‘children are like flower buds in a garden and should be carefully nurtured’. Speech on Children’s Day for Students | Speech on Children’s Day by Principal | Children’s Day Speech for Teachers | Welcome Speech for Children’s Day Celebration Slogans on Children’s Day in English Jawaharlal Nehru well understood the need of primary education to every child- during his tenure as the Prime Minister he guaranteed primary education to every child, irrespective of caste, creed, religion or ethnicity. During his tenure he had taken many decisions for improving the social and educational status of underprivileged children. On children’s day we are reminded of the role our children will play in the nation building tomorrow. It teaches us to love...

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