November 2019

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 this a member may give a notice of question on a matter of public importance… Read More »Daily Quick Revision Current affairs || 28 November 2019

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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 exercise.•It is the first-ever military drill that was held in the north-eastern state of Arunachal… Read More »Trachischium apteii:

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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 the projected level of emissions based on countries’ current commitments to decarbonization.•The world will fail… Read More »Emission Gap Report: [released by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)]

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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 from waste / bio-mass sources like agriculture residue, cattle dung, sugarcane press mud, municipal solid… Read More »Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation (SATAT) Initiative

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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 approved India’s approach for the 25th Conference of Parties (COP) scheduled to be held in… Read More »Common but Differentiated Responsibilities and Respective Capabilities (CBDR–RC)

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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 policy for a Web that benefits all.•The Contract consists of nine principles — three each… Read More »Contract for the Web

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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 this a member may give a notice of question on a matter of public importance… Read More »Type of questions(ask) in Indian Parliament

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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 the top 30.•The best performing institution from India is IIT Bombay, which drops one place… Read More »QS University Rankings for Asia

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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 to 9 years and adolescents in the age group 10 to 19 years are pre… Read More »October 2019 Compilation || Quick Revision

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Daily Quick Revision Current Affairs || 26 November 2019

●Constitution Day of India•Samvidhan Divas is celebrated every year on November 26 to mark the day on which the Constitution of India was adopted. [While the adoption of the Constitution took place on November 26, 1949, it came into effect on January 26, 1950.]•The draft of the constitution was prepared by the drafting committee under BR Ambedkar’s aegis. According to the government notification, the Constitution Day was also a tribute… Read More »Daily Quick Revision Current Affairs || 26 November 2019

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