Daily Quick Revision Current affairs || 28 November 2019

●Type of questions(ask) in Indian Parliament•Starred Questions: In starred questions a member desires an oral answer from the Minister in the House and is required to be distinguished by him/her with an asterisk•Unstarred Questions: In unstarred questions written answer is desired by the member and is deemed to be laid on the Table of the House by Minister.•Short Notice Questions: In […]

Trachischium apteii:

●Trachischium apteii: Hide — uploads.disquscdn.com •It is a newly discovered snake species from Arunachal Pradesh.•It was found in Tally Valley Wildlife Sanctuary.•It belongs to a group of fossorial (adapted to digging) snakes that live mostly underground, and surface mainly during or after a heavy monsoon shower●HIM VIJAY Military Exercise:•HIM Vijay is the Indian Army’s biggest mountain combat […]

Emission Gap Report: [released by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)]

●Emission Gap Report: [released by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)] Hide — uploads.disquscdn.com •It measures the gap between what we need to do and what we are actually doing to tackle climate change.•Also called as the “Commitment Gap”, it is the difference between the low level of emissions that the world needs to drop to, compared with […]

Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation (SATAT) Initiative

●Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation (SATAT) Initiative•The initiative is aimed at providing a Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation (SATAT) as a developmental effort that would benefit both vehicle-users as well as farmers and entrepreneurs.•Compressed Bio-Gas plants are proposed to be set up mainly through independent entrepreneurs.•Bio-gas is produced naturally through a process of anaerobic decomposition […]

Common but Differentiated Responsibilities and Respective Capabilities (CBDR–RC)

●Common but Differentiated Responsibilities and Respective Capabilities (CBDR–RC)•It is a principle within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).•It acknowledges the different capabilities and differing responsibilities of individual countries in addressing climate change.•Reflecting CBDR-RC, the Convention divided countries into “Annex I” (for developed countries) and “non-Annex I,” (for developing countries)•The Union Cabinet has […]

Contract for the Web

●Contract for the Web•Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, has announced a “Contract for the Web” — aimed at saving the future of his invention.•The idea is to create a global plan of action for all stakeholders to together commit to building a “better” Web. The goal is to create a standard […]

Type of questions(ask) in Indian Parliament

●Type of questions(ask) in Indian Parliament•Starred Questions: In starred questions a member desires an oral answer from the Minister in the House and is required to be distinguished by him/her with an asterisk•Unstarred Questions: In unstarred questions written answer is desired by the member and is deemed to be laid on the Table of the House by Minister.•Short Notice Questions: In […]

QS University Rankings for Asia

●QS University Rankings for Asia Hide — uploads.disquscdn.com •The National University of Singapore is ranked Asia’s best for the second consecutive year. It is followed by Nanyang Technological University, which has risen from 3rd to 2nd; and the University of Hong Kong.•96 Indian institutions rank among 550 for the continent.•India does not yet have a university among […]

October 2019 Compilation || Quick Revision

●National Nutrition Survey•With the help of UNICEF, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recently conducted the first-ever comprehensive National Nutrition Survey•The survey recorded malnutrition that included micronutrient deficiencies and details of non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, cholesterol and kidney function in children and adolescents•Around 10% of children in the age group of 5 […]

Begin typing your search term above and press enter to search. Press ESC to cancel.

Back To Top