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27th National Children’s Science Congress (NCSC)

●27th National Children’s Science Congress (NCSC):held in Thiruvananthapuram http://ncsc-india.in/•It is a platform for children to carry out small research activities at micro-level.•The seeds of this programme were planted(1993) in Madhya Pradesh by an NGO called Gwalior Science Centre.[ It was later adopted by the National Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC), Department of Science and Technology for extending it to the national level.]•It is a forum children of the age-group… Read More »27th National Children’s Science Congress (NCSC)

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Telangana Industrial Health Clinic Ltd (TIHCL)

●Telangana Industrial Health Clinic Ltd (TIHCL)•TIHCL with a portfolio of solutions and services with focus to revive, restructure and rehabilitation of the MSEs .[The Clinic is modeled on a participatory equity stake holding pattern across State Government, Government of India, Banks, Financial Institutions, Entrepreneurs and Other Investors.]•TIHCL is promoted by the Telangana Government with 10 per cent of the capital of Rs 100 crore•The Telangana Industrial Health Clinic Ltd (TIHCL)… Read More »Telangana Industrial Health Clinic Ltd (TIHCL)

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Sustainable Development Goal Index 2019: released by NITI Aayog

●Sustainable Development Goal Index 2019: released by NITI Aayog•The index evaluates progress of States and Union Territories on social, economic and environmental parameters.•The first report, which was launched in 2018 had 13 goals and 39 indicators [This year report took into account 16 out of 17 goals specified by the United Nations as SDGs .]•Kerala retained the top rank with a score of 70.(As expected:)[Chandigarh maintained its top spot among the… Read More »Sustainable Development Goal Index 2019: released by NITI Aayog

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December Quick Revision compilation 2019

●Inner Line Permit (ILP) •It is a document that allows an Indian citizen to visit or stay in a state that is protected under the ILP system. •The ILP is obligatory for all those who reside outside the protected states. •Currently, the Inner Line Permit is operational in Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram and Nagaland. ©Inner Line Permit is an official travel document issued by the Government of India【not issued by the… Read More »December Quick Revision compilation 2019

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Asiatic Lion in India

●NEFT (National Electronic Funds Transfer).•Starting December 16, you can now transfer money online, using the National Electronic Fund Transfer (NEFT) system at any time of the day, all through the year.[Earlier, NEFT transactions could only be carried out between 8 am to 7 pm on weekdays plus first and third Saturday — second and fourth Saturdays, plus Sundays, excluded.]•NEFT has no upper limit to the transaction amount.•NEFT transactions will only… Read More »Asiatic Lion in India

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Daily current affairs | 30 December 2019

●Instrument of Accession•It is a legal document executed by Maharaja Hari Singh, the then ruler of the princely state of Jammu & Kashmir, on October 26, 1947.•It declared that the state of Jammu and Kashmir accedes to India.•The IoA gave India’s Parliament the power to legislate in respect of J&K only on the matters of defence, external affairs and communications.•From 2020, people in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir… Read More »Daily current affairs | 30 December 2019

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India State of Forest Report 2019

●The India State of Forest Report 2019: Is a biennial publication of Forest Survey of India (FSI) an organization under the Ministry of Environment Forest & Climate Change Government of India•Total tree and forest cover in the country increased by 5,188 square kilometer in the last two years•There is a decrease of forest cover to the extent of 765 sq km (0.45 per cent) in northeast India region. [Except Assam and… Read More »India State of Forest Report 2019

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Instrument of accession kashmir

●Instrument of Accession•It is a legal document executed by Maharaja Hari Singh, the then ruler of the princely state of Jammu & Kashmir, on October 26, 1947.•It declared that the state of Jammu and Kashmir accedes to India.•The IoA gave India’s Parliament the power to legislate in respect of J&K only on the matters of defence, external affairs and communications.•From 2020, people in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir… Read More »Instrument of accession kashmir

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drake passage on map |What is drake passage?

●Drake Passage: Hide — uploads.disquscdn.com It is the body of water between South America’s Cape Horn and the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica. Hide — uploads.disquscdn.com •It connects the southwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean (Scotia Sea) with the southeastern part of the Pacific Ocean and extends into the Southern Ocean.•It is the shortest crossing from Antarctica to any other landmass.•There is no significant land anywhere around the world at the latitudes of Drake… Read More »drake passage on map |What is drake passage?

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Daily Current affairs|28 December 2019|Quick Revision

●South India’s earliest Sanskrit Inscription found in AP Hide — uploads.disquscdn.com •Recently archaeologists have discovered the earliest epigraphic evidence so far for the Saptamatrika cult in Southern India.• However, as per the Epigraphy((Epigraphy is the study of ancient inscriptions) Branch of the Archaeological Survey of India, this newly found Sanskrit inscription is the earliest evidence to have been found in South India as on date•The discovery was made in Chebrolu village in… Read More »Daily Current affairs|28 December 2019|Quick Revision

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