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Month: October 2018

UPSC IAS Prelims_17

●Global Crop Diversity Trust;- ↪Is an international “non-profit organization” which works to preserve crop diversity in order to protect global food security ↪In 2006,It become a part of funding strategy of the “International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for food and agriculture ●”Tragedy of the Commons”;- ↪It refers to dangers of over- exploitation of resources […]

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27 October 2018

●‘Experiencing North East’ Festival;-{organised by North Eastern Council (NEC), Ministry of DoNER”}↪Is a part of ‘Destination North East’ series aims at showcasing the diverse culture and heritage of North East all under one roof•North Eastern Council;-↪Is the nodal agency for the economic & social development of the N-E region{8 states including Sikkim}Chairman->Union Home Minister●Pradhan Mantri […]

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26 October 2018

●Anti-Defection Law;-{10th Schedule}↪MP or MLA Is deemed to have defected if he either voluntarily resigned from his party OR/disobeyed the directives of the party leadership on a vote OR/Independent members would be disqualified if they joined a political party(within 6 months)●Office of Profit;-↪If an MLA or an MP holds a government office and receives benefits […]

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24 October 2018

●Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016;-↪Purpose for amending Citizenship Act of 1955.↪After this illegal migrants from certain minority communities coming from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, & Pakistan will then be eligible for Indian citizenship•Citizenship Act 1955;-↪Is the exhaustive law relating to citizenship in India.[is governed by Articles 5 to 11 (Part II)•Article 9↪a person who voluntarily acquires citizenship of […]

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23 October 2018

●Earth’s inner core is softer than thought;-{reveals researchers from Australian National University (ANU)}↪detected by shear waves, or “J waves” in the inner core – a type of wave which can only travel through solid objects↪Research could improve our understanding of how planet was formed•Inner core shares some similar elastic properties with gold & platinum.●Large vacancies […]

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