20
Oct
Q : Consider the following statements about about agriculture in india

Q : Consider the following statements about about agriculture in india Q : Consider the following statements about about agriculture in india 1.India has 2nd largest arable land in world after USA 2.India is 2nd largest producer of fruits and vegetables in world after china Select the correct answer below [A] All [B]1 [C] 2 […]

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20
Oct
BepiColombo spacecraft’s two probes — Bepi will operate in Mercury’s inner orbit, and Mio

BepiColombo spacecraft’s two probes — Bepi will operate in Mercury’s inner orbit, and Mio will be in the outer orbit European and Japanese space agencies said an Ariane 5 rocket successfully lifted a spacecraft carrying two probes into orbit on Saturday for a joint mission to Mercury, the closest planet to the sun. The European […]

Posted in: Current Science &Technology Updates,
20
Oct
Ten breakthroughs that made India proud

Ten breakthroughs that made India proud The title reflects the difficulty we face when trying to make a short list of achievements. There are many others who would fit into this list and it is not intended as a comprehensive or complete list in any way. Notable omissions include Narendra Karmakar’s work in developing the […]

Posted in: Current Science &Technology Updates,
20
Oct
’75th Year of Establishment of Azad Hind Government’

’75th Year of Establishment of Azad Hind Government’ ’75th Year of Establishment of Azad Hind Government’ at Red Fort, Delhi PRIME Minister of India, Shri  Narendra Modi, would be hoisting the National flag and unveiling the plaque to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the formation of Azad Hind Government on 21st October, 2018, at the Red […]

Posted in: Indian Polity ,Governance & Issues,
20
Oct
There are no technical fixes to deal with ecological changes

There are no technical fixes to deal with ecological changes The IPCC Report acknowledges that “the pathways to avoiding an even hotter world would require a swift and complete transformation not just of the global economy but of society too.” The Special Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on the implications of […]

Posted in: Current Environmental & climate change policies and issues,
20
Oct
श्रीमती बेबी रानी मौर्य ने उत्तराखण्ड लोक सेवा आयोग के अध्यक्ष को प्रतिमाह प्रगति आख्या देने के निर्देश दिये

श्रीमती बेबी रानी मौर्य ने उत्तराखण्ड लोक सेवा आयोग के अध्यक्ष को प्रतिमाह प्रगति आख्या देने के निर्देश दिये राज्यपाल श्रीमती बेबी रानी मौर्य ने उत्तराखण्ड लोक सेवा आयोग के अध्यक्ष को प्रतिमाह प्रगति आख्या देने के निर्देश दिये हैं। राज्यपाल श्रीमती मौर्य ने राजभवन में लोक सेवा आयोग के अध्यक्ष और सदस्यों से मुलाकात […]

Posted in: Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Current affairs,
19
Oct
Q : Consider the following statements about fertilizers

Q : Consider the following statements about fertilizers Q : Consider the following statements about fertilizers India is 3rd largest producer of fertilizer in world India is completely dependent on import of Potashi fertilizers . Select the correct answer below [A] All [B]1 [C] 2 [D] none   Q उर्वरकों के बारे में निम्नलिखित बयान […]

Posted in: UKPSC Prelims Questions Practice set,
18
Oct
Q: Explain Phenomena of Coral Bleaching. Enumerate factor responsible for coral bleaching (including  India).250 words

Q: Explain Phenomena of Coral Bleaching. Enumerate factor responsible for coral bleaching (including  India).250 words प्रश्न: कोरल ब्लीचिंग के घटना की व्याख्या करें।  कोरल ब्लीचिंग (भारत समेत) के लिए जिम्मेदार कारक बताएं। 250 शब्द Q Explain Phenomena of Coral Bleaching. Enumerate factor responsible for coral bleaching (including  India). To write the ans please refer the […]

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18
Oct
यूपी और उत्तराखंड के पूर्व मुख्यमंत्री नारायण दत्त तिवारी नहीं रहे

यूपी और उत्तराखंड के पूर्व मुख्यमंत्री नारायण दत्त तिवारी नहीं रहे यूपी और उत्तराखंड के पूर्व मुख्यमंत्री नारायण दत्त तिवारी नहीं रहे Tiwari, who joined the Congress in 1963, was the only Indian politician to have served as chief minister of two states, Uttar Pradesh and later Uttarakhand. दिग्गज कांग्रेसी नेता और उत्तर प्रदेश व […]

Posted in: Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Current affairs,
18
Oct
Why monsoon-dependent Indian economy needs climate-sensitive budgeting

Why monsoon-dependent Indian economy needs climate-sensitive budgeting Why monsoon-dependent Indian economy needs climate-sensitive budgeting?Statistics show that 65% of the net sown area constitutes rain-fed crops, demonstrating the over-reliance on monsoons for crop growth. Indian growth story has a capricious content of monsoon rains. As India moves into election year, the political economy of the monsoon […]

Posted in: INDIAN ECONOMY Fact & Analysis,
18
Oct
national security inadequacies stem from the absence of a national security vision

Many of India’s national security inadequacies stem from the absence of a national security vision national security inadequacies stem from the absence of a national security vision,In April this year, the Narendra Modi government set up a Defence Planning Committee (DPC) to assist in the creation of “national security strategy, international defence engagement strategy, roadmap to build […]

Posted in: Defence and security issues,
18
Oct
The world must do much more to save coral reefs

The world must do much more to save coral reefs Despite occupying only 0.1% of the ocean’s area, coral reefs support about one-fourth of marine species in the world. About 500 million people in the world are dependent on them for food and fisheries On October 8, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), an […]

Posted in: Current Environmental & climate change policies and issues,
18
Oct
Anna Burns wins Man Booker prize for ‘incredibly original’ Milkman

Anna Burns wins Man Booker prize for ‘incredibly original’ Milkman Judges unanimous in choice of Northern Irish winner for ‘utterly distinctive’ Troubles-era novel Milkman” by writer Anna Burns scooped the 2018 Man Booker Prize on Tuesday, with the Northern Irish writer winning the literary award for her third full-length novel. Set in an unnamed city […]

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17
Oct
Q:Contribution of manufacturing sector in GDP of uttarakhand was 19.7 % in 1999-2000

Q:Contribution of manufacturing sector in GDP of uttarakhand was 19.7 % in 1999-2000.But it’s contribution has increased by 2017-18   upto #ukpsc pre.#uttarakhand pcspre,practice question for ukpsc pre,GKquestion for uttarakhand, manufacturing sector contribution in uttarakhand Q:Contribution of manufacturing sector in GDP of uttarakhand was 19.7 % in 1999-2000.But it’s contribution has increased by 2017-18   upto [A] […]

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16
Oct
Centre unveils pollution forecast system for Capital

Centre unveils pollution forecast system for Capital To work like a weather model that will assimilate data from satellites on pollutants The Central government on Monday announced a pollution forecast system that can alert, three days in advance, about the likelihood of extreme pollution events and dust storms. Though unveiled by Union Environment Minister Harsh […]

Posted in: Current Environmental & climate change policies and issues,
16
Oct
From food security to nutrition security

From food security to nutrition security From food security to nutrition security hunger index improvement,Biotechnology can be a game-changer in the battle against malnutrition in much the same way that the Green Revolution was in ensuring self sufficiency. October 16 is observed as the World Food Day to mark the creation of the United Nation’s Food and […]

Posted in: Current Environmental & climate change policies and issues, Social &Economic Policies and programmes,
16
Oct
IAS 2019 PRELIMS BATCH

IAS 2019 PRELIMS BATCH IAS 2019 PRELIMS BATCH ,Seeing the unpredictability of UPSC IAS 2018 Paper,if you are thinking to appear in UPSC IAS 2019 ,at least it requires serious and planned study of 6-7 months before prelims. Reading along with practicing MCQ and hard attitude to improve upon should be your strategy. Try out […]

Posted in: Important questions for UPSC IAS 2019 Prelims, UPSC IAS general Information,
15
Oct
Q उच्च शिक्षा में सुधार पर मंथन के लिए 3 व 4 नवम्बर, 2018 को ज्ञान कुम्भ का आयोजन होगा

  Q उच्च शिक्षा में सुधार पर मंथन के लिए 3 व 4 नवम्बर, 2018 को ज्ञान कुम्भ का आयोजन होगा। इसका उद्घाटन राष्ट्रपति करेंगे। उच्च शिक्षा पर विचार विमर्श के लिए इतने व्यापक स्तर देश में पहली बार ज्ञान कुम्भ का आयोजन कहां हो रहा है। [ए] Nagpur [बी] Haridwar [सी] Delhi [डी] Haldwani   […]

Posted in: UKPSC Prelims Questions Practice set,
15
Oct
Q Ms. S. Mirabai Chanu(Weightlifting) and Shri Virat Kohli(Cricket)  to get Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2018. which is correct statement about it

  Q Ms. S. Mirabai Chanu(Weightlifting) and Shri Virat Kohli(Cricket)  to get Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2018. which is correct statement about it 1.Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award is given for the spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports by a sportsperson over a period of four year 2.Apart from a medal […]

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14
Oct
Q Consider fact about recent report published by the United Nations Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

  Q Consider fact about recent report published by the United Nations Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 1.Emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) caused by human activity must reach “net zero” by 2050 to keep the average rise in global temperatures at 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels to reduce catastrophic climate-change risk on populations. 2.More […]

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14
Oct
How India Manages its National Security review: Defending India

How India Manages its National Security review: Defending India An insider on our national security system, which is constantly evolving, often through trial, error and innovation Having been through several wars, conflicts and national security crises, there is a growing recognition in India that the country needs a robust national security system, one that is […]

Posted in: Defence and security issues,
14
Oct
यूथ ओलंपिक में उत्तराखंड के लक्ष्य सेन ने शानदार प्रदर्शन कर रजत पदक प्राप्त किया

यूथ ओलंपिक में उत्तराखंड के लक्ष्य सेन ने शानदार प्रदर्शन कर रजत पदक प्राप्त किया अर्जेंटीना में आयोजित यूथ ओलंपिक में उत्तराखंड के लक्ष्य सेन ने शानदार प्रदर्शन कर रजत पदक प्राप्त किया। वहीं लक्ष्य ने टीम इवेंट में स्वर्ण पदक प्राप्त किया है। एशियन जूनियर चैंपियन लक्ष्य फाइनल में चीन के शीफेंग से पार नहीं […]

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13
Oct
Human–leopard conflict in the Himalaya

Human–leopard conflict in the Himalaya ‘High-risk’ zones need special conservation attention Human–animal conflict is common in the Himalaya like any other region where wildlife and people live together. A study of patterns of leopard attacks here reveal that some areas are high-risk zones requiring urgent conservation measures for the safety of both man and beast. […]

Posted in: Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Current affairs,
13
Oct
analytical report of the National Health Profile-2018

analytical report of the National Health Profile-2018 Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare released an Analytical Report of the National Health Profile-2018 prepared by the Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (CBHI), under the aegis of the Directorate General of Health Services at Patna, today. The National Health Profile covers demographic, […]

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13
Oct
UN-backed award for ‘fully organic’ Sikkim

UN-backed award for ‘fully organic’ Sikkim Sikkim has been awarded UN Food and Agriculture Organisation’s (FAO) Future Policy Gold Award (Gold Prize) for its achievement in becoming the world’s first totally organic agriculture state Sikkim, the country’s first fully organic State, won the top prize in a UN-backed award on Friday, with organisers saying its […]

Posted in: Current Environmental & climate change policies and issues,
12
Oct
Q Consider following fact about economy of uttarakhand

Q Consider following fact about economy of uttarakhand 1.Contribution of primary sector is 10.5%. 2.Contribution of Secondary sector is 49.74%. 3.Contribution of Tertiary sector is 39.76%. [A] All [B]1,3 [C] only 2 [D] 1,2   Q उत्तराखंड की अर्थव्यवस्था के बारे में निम्नलिखित तथ्य पर विचार करें 1.प्राथमिक क्षेत्र का योगदान 10.5% है। 2.माध्यमिक क्षेत्र […]

Posted in: Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Current affairs,
12
Oct
Q: Which one is not correct as per agriculture census 2015-16

Q: Which one is not correct as per agriculture census 2015-16 Q: Which one is not correct as per agriculture census 2015-16 A.average size of operational holding declined to 1.08 hectares (ha) in 2015-16 compared to 1.15 ha in 2010-11. B.The total number of operational holdings in the country has increased from 138 million in […]

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12
Oct
Turning dirty coal into clean energy

Turning dirty coal into clean energy Using Indian coal to produce methanol can generate a huge positive impact on the Indian economy and environment If India’s need for energy security (reduction in energy imports) seems at odds with its need for clean energy (reduction in energy related air pollution), can indigenous coal provide some relief […]

Posted in: INDIAN ECONOMY Fact & Analysis,
12
Oct
HOW TECHNOLOGY FUELS THE GROWTH

HOW TECHNOLOGY FUELS THE GROWTH The Nobel to work on growth and long-run sustainability frames a crucial priority American economists William D. Nordhaus and Paul M. Romer were jointly awarded the 50th economics Nobel prize this week in recognition of their work on economic growth and its long-run sustainability. The Nobel committee noted that the duo’s work […]

Posted in: INDIAN ECONOMY Fact & Analysis,
12
Oct
21% Indian children are under-weight: Global Hunger Index

21% Indian children are under-weight: Global Hunger Index They have extremely low weight for their height; the only country with a higher prevalence of child wasting is war-torn South Sudan. At least one in five Indian children under the age of five are wasted, which means they have extremely low weight for their height, reflecting acute under-nutrition, […]

Posted in: Social &Economic Policies and programmes,
11
Oct
Modi sees India’s big contribution to ‘4th Industrial Revolution’

Modi sees India’s big contribution to ‘4th Industrial Revolution’ Modi sees India’s big contribution to ‘4th Industrial Revolution’,PM addresses event to mark launch of the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today attended, and delivered an address at the event to mark the launch of the Centre for the […]

Posted in: Social &Economic Policies and programmes,
11
Oct
World Bank’s Human Capital Index released

World Bank’s Human Capital Index released Today the Washington, D.C.-based World Bank released a global ranking it calls the Human Capital Index, which seeks to measure how well governments enable their people to reach their full potential. Singapore ranked first. Singapore has emerged top among 157 countries in the inaugural World Bank Human Capital Index […]

Posted in: Social &Economic Policies and programmes,
11
Oct
All you need to know about lion deaths at Gir

All you need to know about lion deaths at Gir How serious are the lion deaths in Gujarat? A canine distemper virus (CDV) has led to many deaths in the Gir sanctuary. In September alone, 21 lions died. Every year, it is normal for 80-90 lions to die in Gujarat, according to wildlife experts. There […]

Posted in: Current Environmental & climate change policies and issues,
11
Oct
Current affairs of UTTARAKHAND september 2018

Current affairs of UTTARAKHAND september 2018 Current affairs of UTTARAKHAND september 2018,Uttarakhand gk ,gk for uttarakhand,current updates of uttarakhand for ukpsc exam,current status of uttarakhand economy,uttarakhand polity ,uttarakhand facts etc   download here Current affairs of UTTARAKHAND september 2018

Posted in: Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Current affairs,
10
Oct
Eastern Ghats face loss of forest cover, endemic plants

Eastern Ghats face loss of forest cover, endemic plants Eastern Ghats face loss of forest cover, Forest cover shrunk from 43.4% to 27.5% in 95 years.The Eastern Ghats spread across Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, has lost almost 16% of its forest area over a span of 100 years, a recently published study […]

Posted in: Current Environmental & climate change policies and issues,
10
Oct
No easy solution for climate change:IPCC

No easy solution for climate change:IPCC No easy solution for climate change:IPCC,The new IPCC report makes it clear that the path forward offers no simple or easy solutions The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has just released a special report on global warming of 1.5°C over pre-industrial temperatures. Produced speedily, it provides details on how the […]

Posted in: Current Environmental & climate change policies and issues,
10
Oct
India-Russia dialogue 2018

India-Russia dialogue The India-Russia dialogue should not get inextricably entangled in the India-U.S. dialogue At their meeting in Goa at the India-Russia annual summit, in October 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi quoted a Russian proverb to Russian President Vladimir Putin: “An old friend is better than two new ones.” It was a reassurance that India’s growing proximity […]

Posted in: Defence and security issues, IR & Bilateral Relations,
10
Oct
Forest fires cost India ₹1,100 crore a year: report

Forest fires cost India ₹1,100 crore a year: report Forest fires cost India ₹1,100 crore a year: report ,The report says repeated fires in short succession are reducing diversity of species and harming natural regeneration, while posing a risk to over 92 million in India who live in areas of forest cover With at least […]

Posted in: Current Environmental & climate change policies and issues,
09
Oct
A local approach to climate change

A local approach to climate change A local approach to climate change,The UN’s new report on climate change shows that it is important for local policymakers and administrators to complement the Centre’s efforts The 2016 Paris agreement’s pledge to keep temperature increases between 1.5°C and 2°C above pre-industrial levels was always a bit of eyewash. […]

Posted in: Current Environmental & climate change policies and issues,
09
Oct
UN body sets CO2 emission cap to limit climate change catastrophe

UN body sets CO2 emission cap to limit climate change catastrophe UN body sets CO2 emission cap to limit climate change catastrophe,There’s need for urgent, unprecedented and collective action to limit global warming to 1.5°C, says IPCC Emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) caused by human activity must reach “net zero” by 2050 to keep the average rise in global […]

Posted in: Current Environmental & climate change policies and issues,

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