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Ahar Pyne – Traditional water harvesting system of Bihar

Ahar-pyne system is an indigenous irrigation technology, which continues to irrigate substantial areas even today in South Bihar plains of India. This system has evolved from an understanding of the particular agroclimatic conditions of the region. An Ahar is rectangular embankment type water harvesting structures, i.e. a catchment basin embanked on three sides, the fourth side being the natural gradient

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Quit India Movement and Bihar

The Quit India movement of 1942 was one of the greatest upsurges of modern history. Bihar played a decisive role in the movement in the face of most ruthless repression. The Congress Working Committee passed a resolution on August 5, 1942 in Bombay, later called the Quit India Resolution, which demanded the withdrawal of the British power from India. This

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Powers, Functions and Role of Governor in Bihar

Powers and function of Governor : 👉Also Read|SHOULD THE POST OF STATE GOVERNOR BE ABOLISHED? Under Article 161 the Governor of a State shall have the power to grant pardons, reprieves, respites, or remissions of punishment or to suspend,remit or commute the sentence of any person convicted of any offence against any law relating to a matter to which the

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Bihar State Disaster Management

Bihar is prone to multiple natural hazards. It is affected by flood, drought, earthquake, cyclone, hailstorm, fire etc. Flood and drought are recurrent problem. 28 districts, which are mostly in north Bihar are food prone and 17 districts of south Bihar are considered drought prone. Flood, drought, cyclone andhailstorm damage crops and consequently crop production is affected. Flood, drought, cyclone

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Challenges to Agriculture in Bihar

Bihar is considered destination for second Green Revolution in the country. Several reports including the National Farmers Commission have emphasized the need for accelerated development of agriculture in eastern India for securing food security of the country. Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, the then President of India has described Agriculture as Core Competence of Bihar. In Bihar agriculture and allied sector

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Bihar Flood- Prevention

Preventive measures which aim at reducing the frequency / intensity and impact of floods can be classified as Structural and Non-structural measures. Structural Measures include Dams and Reservoirs Detention Basins Embankments Channel improvement Non-structural measures include Flood plain management such as flood plain zoning Flood forecasting and warning Disaster management Flood fighting including Public Health Measures Flood insurance 👉Also Read|Drainage

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Important Newspaper/Journals and their founder

Newspaper/Journals Founder Bengal Gazette(1780) (India’s first newspaper) James Augustus Hicky Kesari; Maratha B.G. Tilak Sandhya Brahmabandhav Upadhyay Yugantar B. K. Ghosh & Bhupendranath Dutta Amrita Bazar Patrika Sisir Kumar Ghosh & Motilal Ghosh Vande Mataram Aurobindo Ghosh Rast Goftar; Voice of India Dadabhai Naoroji New India (Weekly) Bipin Chandra Pal Bombay Chronicle Firoze Shah Mehta Hindustan M.M. Malviya Punjabi Lala

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Achievements of India in space

India’s Space programme is poised for growth in the coming years to take forward the space saga and serve the nation with several challenging tasks ahead. Also, Space has been the new frontier of 21st Century. India has made remarkable progress in Space Technology and Planetary Exploration in the last decade and took major strides in utilizing the operational space

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