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FACTS ABOUT INDIAN RIVERS.

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1.The river system of India can be classified into four groups – 1. Himalayan rivers 2. Deccan (Peninsular) rivers 3. Coastal rivers and 4. Rivers of inland water drainage.

2.Luni, Machhu, Banas, Rupen, Saraswati and Ghagghar are examples of rivers with inland water drainage, i.e. they do not empty into the ocean but get lost into the sand.

3.Subarnarekha, Vamsadhara, Nagavali, Vaigai, Netravati and Sharavati are examples of coastal rivers.

4.The longest flowing river in India is the Ganges or Ganga followed by Godavari, Yamuna, Krishna and Narmada.

5.The longest river which flows through India is the Indus which originates in Tibet and enters Pakistan before flowing into the Arabian Sea.

6.The Ganges is also known as the Bhagirathi since King Bhagirath was responsible for bringing it from the heavens to the earth. 

7.The part of the River Ganga which flows into Bangladesh is known as Padma.

8.Most of the Indian rivers flow into the Bay of Bengal but some like Narmada, Tapti and Periyar flow into the Arabian Sea.

9.Five rivers of erstwhile Punjab are Sutlej, Ravi, Beas, Jhelum and Chenab.

10.The river also known as Dakshin Ganga is Godavari.

11.The Brahmaputra is known as Yarlung Tsangpo in Tibet and as Dihang in Arunachal Pradesh. 12.The Brahmaputra river is known as Jomuna in Bangladesh.

13.The river known as Singi Khamban (Lion’s mouth) in Tibet is River Indus.

14.The river known as Bengal’s sorrow is River Damodar.

15.Prayag or Allahabad is believed to be the confluence (sangam) of these rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati.

16.The number of Indian rivers which have been classified as major rivers by the Government is Twelve.

17.There are three Trans-Himalayan rivers which originate in the high Tibetan Plateau and cut across the mighty Himalayan ranges. Indus, Brahmaputra, and Sutlej.

SLEEPING

When nothing goes right go to sleep

1.People can take cat naps with their eyes open without even knowing it.

2.Adults who don’t get enough sleep tend to act sluggish, but sleep-deprived children may be hyperactive.

3.Humans spend about a third of their lives asleep.

4.One in five adults fail to get enough sleep.

5.Most dreams involve normal situations with familiar people; bizarre, fantastic or intense dreams are rare.

6.A change in the body clock keeps most teens from feeling sleepy until 11 p.m. or later.

7.Mild snoring is nearly universal – almost everyone is likely to snore at one time or another.

8.More than half of adults report having nightmares occasionally.
9.The first CPAP machines for the disorder sleep apnea were made from vacuum cleaners.

10.Drinking caffeine during the day can affect how you sleep at night.

11.Sleepwalking tends to be a fairly normal part of a child’s early sleep patterns.

12.No one knows if other species dream but some do have sleep cycles similar to humans.

13.Elephants can sleep while standing or while lying on the ground.

14.Children tend to fall asleep faster and sleep longer when they go to bed before 9 p.m.

Have enough sleep …….at the right time

My tips to get good sleep

1. Don’t use your smartphone much,blue light emitting from it effects your sleep.

2. Do some exercise

3. Take a shower before going to sleep.

4. Keep your room tidy.

5. Have good diet.

6. Think about something that makes you happy before going to sleep (I think about my loved ones).

7. Pray and wish everyone a good night with a smile.

I wish like this….

GOOD NIGHT………..                                             SLEEP TIGHT……..                                                DON’T LET MOSQUITOES BITE…..   : )

Gn.st.dlmb……..short and cute

Thank you guys…………

ANCIENT INDIAN

1.According to Greek philosophers slavery did not exist in ancient India.

2.Aryabhatta, the great astronomer and scientist, discovered zero. The number system was also invented in ancient India.

3.The Indus valley civilization was one of the most advance civilizations in terms of town planning etc.

4.During the ancient period there were many famous and important centers of learning in India- Taxila and Nalanda, where thousands of students from all over studied different subjects.

5.The earliest school of medicine known to humans is Ayurveda. Ayurveda was developed mainly by Charaka, the great Indian physician, during ancient times. It is the only system which takes the holistic view of the person being treated.

6.India was known as golden bird because of her wealth. The later invaders came to India in search of wealth.

7.Bhaskaracharya, the great astronomer and mathematician of ancient India, was the first person to calculate the time taken by the earth to orbit the sun.

8.It was during the 6th century that Budhayana first calculated the value of pie and explained the concept of Pythagoras theorem.It is interesting to note that ancient India was so advanced in science and mathematics that Algebra, trigonometry and calculus all came from India. 

9.In the 11th century Sridharacharya propounded the Quadratic equations.

10.Ancient Indians had a well developed concept of water harvesting. The earliest reservoir and dam for irrigation was built in Saurashtra. This lake was called Sudarshana and built by the Shaka king, Rudradaman.

11.Chess was a popular game in ancient India.

12.The great physician of ancient India, Sushruta conducted complicated surgeries like cesareans, cataract, artificial limbs, fractures, stones, plastic surgery and brain surgery.Usage of anesthesia was well known in ancient India.

QUESTION FOR YOU……

Q)WHO DISCOVERED ZERO?

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FACTS ABOUT INDIAN CONSTITUTION

​1.The constitution was a hand written document, and not typed and printed, with as much as 48 articles, 12 schedules and 94 amendments.
2. A total of 283 members of the constituent assembly signed the constitution, which came into being on 26th January, 1950.

3. The Indian constitution is the longest in the world.

4. It took around 2 years, 11 months and 17 days for the assembly to finish writing the entire constitution.

5.Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, the first law minister of free India, a jurist, an economist, and a social reformer, was the Chairman of the committee. He also carries the tag of “Father of Indian Constitution”.

6. It was a raining cats and dogs outside the parliament, the day constitution was signed, and this was considered to be a good omen by the assembly members.

7. The date 26th January was especially selected since it was the anniversary of “Purna Swaraj Day” (26th January 1930); the day Indian congress seeded the fight for complete Independence and hoisted the Indian national flag for the first time.

8. The original hand-written copies of the Constitution are kept in helium-filled cases in the Library of Parliament House. 

9. The national anthem of India, written by Rabindranath Tagore, was scribed in Bengali first and later translated to Hindi by AbidAli in 1911.

10. The Indian national flag, with tri-color and the chakra in the middle, was conceptualized by Pingali Venkayya, a farmer from Machilipatnam (a city in southern state of Andhra Pradesh).

 

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