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Constitution of India

Constitution of India

India hasn’t seen as much social conscience and discussions around Indian polity and politics over the past decades, as it has in the last 3-4 years.

Street corners, water coolers, car rides, social networks are all rife with sentiments of growing focus, opinions and discussions about Indian law, and governance.

Discussing ongoing events with people around you is one thing. But do you really know the basic roots of your country’s constitution? What all does it specify? What basic rights do you have in your country?

Grow your awareness around Indian polity via a definitive source.

Constitution of India is a great app if you want to know your rights as a citizen of India.

Key features:

  • Full, unedited content of all the 394 Articles divided into Parts, Sections and Sub-Sections
  • 97 Amendments, 12 Schedules and their complete contents available
  • Decent Search functionality that allows you to search within Constitution or Central Parliament Acts.
  • Allows Bookmarking of desired Articles
  • Well laid out interface in the form of Heading and Description for every screen
  • Allows zooming in and text resizing
  • Sharing of content via SMS, Email, Whatsapp etc.
NASA

NASA App

This has to be one of the best apps available when it comes to astronomy.

A must-have for children or just about anyone who loves star gazing.

Come explore space with NASA and discover the latest images, videos, mission information, news, feature stories, tweets, NASA TV and featured content with the NASA App for Android.

This official app from NASA boasts of a whole lot of impressive features:

  • Over 13,000 images (and growing everyday)
  • Latest news and features stories including current NASA mission Information
  • Live streaming of NASA TV and latest on-demand NASA videos from the agency
  • Launch information & countdown clocks
  • Current visible passes for the International Space Station (ISS) and notifications
  • ISS and Earth orbiting satellite trackers
  • NASA Twitter Feeds from around the agency
  • Facebook® Connect and integrated Twitter™ client for easy sharing
  • Map, information and links to all of the NASA visitor centers
  • Featured content and program sections
  • Third Rock Radio (alternative rock radio station)
  • Favorites & image bookmarks
Rockstand

Rockstand mLearning App

Rockstand is an app developed for the test preparation community in the world, though it’s specially focused towards students in India.

The app developer’s focus is on providing quality test preparation material from authentic Indian sources and publishers like Disha Publications, Paramount, Arihant, Khan Study Group, Banking Services Chronicle, Upkar Prakashan, Zwitter Institute, Jagran, GateForum, Inspiration IAS Academy amongst others.

Content is added on a daily basis to increase the content base to cater to every single test preparation student. Rockstand offers books and magazines across 500 categories, some being:

  • Entrance Exams Preparation: IIT JEE, AIPMT, SSC, Bank PO, IAS, CAT, XAT, GRE, UGC-NET etc.
  • Business and Economics: Financial Management, Taxation, E-Commerce etc.
  • Technology and Engineering: Electrical, Electronics, Architecture, Mechanical etc.
  • Social Science: Sociology, Anthropology etc.
  • Business and Current Affairs: Frontline, Forbes, The Week, Tehelka, Outlook, Fortune, Business World, Just In Print etc.
  • Higher Education: Impact of Globalization, Poverty Alleviation, Economic Development and Poverty, Industrial Scenario in India etc.

They also provide content in more than 10 regional languages to break the English barrier in learning and meet the needs of different sections of society.

Some Key Features of the app include:

  • Books, Magazines and Newspapers – all in one application
  • Easy payment options with your SIM Balance
  • On the go learning on your smartphone or tablet
  • Offline reading mode
  • Supports Android, iOS and Windows
  • Option of Annotations, Bookmarks etc…
  • Day/Night reading mode
vocabulary

Vocabulary.com

Powered by one of the world’s smartest and largest online dictionaries – from the makers of the award-winning Vocabulary.com website, this app will expand your vocabulary at lightning speed!

With its uniquely effective word learning system, the Vocabulary.com app helps you master words through a fun and addictive game.

Vocabulary.com comprises a comprehensive program for lifelong learning of vocabulary, in which each activity is specially chosen for you.

Here is what puts the Vocabulary.com app on top:

  • Starts with 120,000 questions that teach you 12,000 words.
  • Uses the science of learning to model how you learn (and retain) new words, and then leverages sophisticated algorithms to help you learn more effectively.
  • Compares your answers to the hundreds of millions of answers given by other Vocabulary.com users, to personalize your learning experience
Quizup

QuizUp

QuizUp is the world’s largest trivia game. It lets you play with other players around the world or challenge your friends on a myriad of topics ranging from TV Shows to GK to Sports to movies!

QuizUp boasts of 200,000 questions over 400 different topics – their intent obviously is to increase your knowledge while having immense fun at it. Go head-to-head with your friends and chat with other QuizUp players and reach the top of the leader-board in your favorite topics.

You can even submit your own topic suggestions and questions and become a part of QuizUp’s global editorial team!

Some popular topics of QuizUp are:

  • Shows: All the top shows, past & present. Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, Friends – It’s all there!
  • Books: All your favorite bestsellers & authors.
  • Movies: Horror, Comedies, Actors, Directors, Famous Quotes & more.
  • Sports: Football, Baseball, Soccer, Basketball & more.
  • Games: Video Games, Tabletop Games, Classics & more.
  • Music: Rock, Pop, Classics, Boy Bands, Hip-Hop & more.
Duolingo

Duolingo

Duolingo is an app that lets you learn languages for free!

No more bulky books, dictionaries, pronunciation guides etc. – Duolingo is all you need!

What makes this app so great, is that it teaches you a new language in a manner which is full of fun and doesn’t seem too monotonous at all.

Some of Duolingo’s key features are:

  • It’s absolutely free. No ads, no fees, only college grade education!
  • Learn the following languages: Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, and English.
  • Fun learning process – Progress by completing easy to grasp, bite sized lessons. Earn Achievements as you progress, but lose Hearts if you answer incorrectly.

Go ahead and start learning a new language today!