August 2018

25 August 2018

●International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition;-{23 August}↪to remind people of the tragedy of the transatlantic slave trade,the largest deportation in history.•The Haitian revolution;-↪was a successful anti-slavery & anti-colonial insurrection by self-liberated slaves against French colonial rule in Saint-Domingue,(now sovereign nation of Haiti)●Sweden launches ‘feminist foreign policy’;-↪showcasing lessons from the Scandinavian nation’s flagship approach to promoting women’s rights globally●Odisha proposal for legislative council;-•Article 169 ↪Parliament… Read More »25 August 2018

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UPSC IAS Prelims_8

●Zero Budget Natural Farming;- ↪Is a method of farming where the cost of growing & harvesting plants is zero ↪It’s basically, a natural farming technique that use biological pesticides instead of chemical-base fertilizer ↪Farmers use earthworms, cow dung,urine,plants etc. for crop protection ↪Farmers need not to purchase fertilizers & pesticides ●India Wage Report;-{by International Labour Organization} ↪Real average daily wages(₹247)in India almost doubled in the last two decades (₹128 in1993-94)… Read More »UPSC IAS Prelims_8

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article 35a upsc

●Article 35A;-↪Is an article that empowers J&K state’s legislature to define “permanent residents” of the state and provide special rights & privileges to those permanent residents (like public sector jobs, acquisition of property in the State, scholarships etc.)●Poshan Maah(National Nutrition Month);-↪It seeks to synergise all efforts by leveraging technology & intends to take nutrition awareness at grass root level by Jan Andolan ↪being celebrated during the month of September across the… Read More »article 35a upsc

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23 August 2018

●President appoints Governors of seven states[August 2018]°Satya Pal Malik↪J&K°Baby Rani Maurya{female↪Uttarakhand..•Governor is the nominal head of a state {CM is real head} • Term↪5 years•Can be dismissal by the President on the advice of PM,at whose pleasure governor holds office•Governor does not have any diplomatic or military powers(like President)●FSSAI notifies food safety standards for honey;-↪On 18 parameters like sucrose content, glucose ratio,pollen count,foreign oligosaccharides etc.↪It will help fetch farmers better… Read More »23 August 2018

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22 August 2018

“QUICK REVISION”✍●National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB);-↪Is designated nodal agency for monitoring & curb “sexual violence” videos involving women & children↪NCRB is only a crime record agency.(under IT Act, 2000 it can take action against such videos)●SC scrapped use of NOTA in Rajya Sabha;-•SC↪NOTA option is meant only for universal adult suffrage & direct elections and not polls held by the system of proportional representation•NOTA in L S & assembly elections{2013}•NOTA… Read More »22 August 2018

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21 August 2018

●Interlinking project;-↪aims to link India’s rivers by a network of reservoirs & canals•five interlinking projects finalised⤵1)Ken-Betwa link project,2)Damanganga-Pinjal link project,3)Par-Tapi-Narmada link project,4)Godavari-Cauvery link project & 5)Parvati-Kali Sindhu-Chambal link.●falling Indian rupee against $US↪amid fears that Turkish currency turmoil could turn out into global financial crisis↪this has triggered a dollar flight from many emerging economies.(Chinese yuan has fallen sharply)●Chandrayaan-1{launched by ISRO in 2008}↪was India’s first lunar probe↪One of the objectives was to… Read More »21 August 2018

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20 August 2018

●The Mental Healthcare Act, 2017 ;-↪it”s mandatory to provide “medical insurance for treatment of mental illness on the same basis as is available for treatment of physical illness”●The Brus Tribes;-{also known ‘Reangs’}↪Community spread across N-E states of Tripura,Assam,Manipur & Mizoram↪A bout of ethnic violence forced thousands of people(Bru tribe) to leave Mizoram & now are living in refugee camps in Jampui Hills of Tripura•Union Home Ministry has agreed to relax… Read More »20 August 2018

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August Quiz Revision

    ●Strategic Partnership model;- ↪A policy aimed at manufacturing high-tech defence equipment in India by engaging Indian private sector companies.(will boost ‘Make in India’ ) ●Chandrashekhar Azad;- ↪he was disappointed by Gandhi’s suspension of the noncooperation movement. ↪played a key role in reorganising the HRA as the Hindustan Socialist Republican Association ↪Bismil gave the moniker ‘Quick Silver’ to Azad ●PartNIR;- ↪aims at deepening BRICS cooperation in digitalisation, industrialisation, innovation, inclusiveness… Read More »August Quiz Revision

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July Quiz Revision

●Seemai Karuvelam tree(Prosopis Juliflora);- -> it reduce the biodiversity in the area ->wood used to make charcoal  ●Crew Interactive Mobile Companion(CIMON);- ->is an English-speaking droid(AI-powered companion in space) ●Thoothukudi -> Tamil Nadu Cox’s Bazaar -> Bangladesh Sri Ganganagar -> Rajasthan ●Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC);- -> Is the world’s largest international maritime exercise, hosted by the U.S. biennially  ●Agni-V;- ->India’s longest-range ballistic missile -> with a range of over… Read More »July Quiz Revision

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IAS Prelims_7

Fee↪Help Kerala 🙏 🙏 ●Thermal batteries;- ↪Is a non-rechargeable, single use battery that is completely inert before being activated ↪It can be stored without requiring maintenance for 15 years ↪thermal battery provides it’s power from a reactive electro-chemical couple •India has become home to world’s first ever  thermal battery plant(in AP) ●National Health Accounts(NHA);- ↪Is a tool to describe health expenditures & flow of funds in both govt. & private… Read More »IAS Prelims_7

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