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Today's Current Affairs Question:By driving the energy economy through bio-fuels, there are immense benefits on the economic, environmental and social front that we can reap. Comment Read More...

  Aug 05, 2021   Current Affairs

Q. Why is this in News?A.  The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) is set to table the Commission for Air Quality Management in the National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas Bill, 2021 in Parliament during the Monsoon Session.Q. What is the Background and New Changes?A. Initially, the Commission for Air Quality Management ordinance was promulgated by the President in October, 2020 but the bill to replace th... Read More...

  Aug 05, 2021   Bio-diversity, Environment

Q. Why is this in news?A. The India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) Doppler Radar in Mumbai, which surveys weather patterns and forecasts, stopped working after heavy rainfalls.Q. How does a Doppler radar work?A.In radars, a beam of energy– called radio waves– is emitted from an antenna.When this beam strikes an object in the atmosphere, the energy scatters in all directions, with some reflecting directly back to the radar.The larger the object deflecting the beam, the greater is the amount of energy that the radar receives in return.Observing the time requi... Read More...

  Aug 05, 2021   Science and Technology

Today's History Question:Discuss critically the idea Dark Age in Indian History. Read More...

  Aug 04, 2021   History

Today's International Relations Question:India's security and economic initiatives in South Asia will be challenged by China. What are the reasons. Read More...

  Aug 04, 2021   International Relations

Q. Why is this in news ?A. Archaeologists have discovered cave paintings in a rocky and forested corner of Haryana that they believe belong to the Upper Palaeolithic age.The Upper Paleolithic Age began around 40,000 years ago and lasted till around 10,000 years ago.Q. What about the findings?A.The caves are nestled amid a maze of quartzite rocks in the Aravalli mountain ranges, near a patch of primary forest, a holy grove called Mangar Bani.The paintings are in continuation with the Soanian culture which has been found in Shivalik hills, N... Read More...

  Aug 04, 2021   Art & Culture

Q. What is the news?A. US coastlines will face increasing flooding in the mid-2030s due to a regular lunar cycle called the wobble effect that will magnify rising sea levels caused by climate change.Q. What is the Moon Wobble?A.The moon wobble is nothing but a regular swaying in the moon’s orbit.It was first documented way back in 1728.This wobble takes over an 18.6-year period to complete and continues in a cyclic fashion.Q. How does this wobble occur?A.High tides on this planet are caused mostly by the ... Read More...

  Aug 04, 2021   Bio-diversity, Environment

Today's History Question: Discuss the relative Importance of Sangam literature in the construction of the history of deep south. Read More...

  Aug 03, 2021   History

Today's Current Affairs Question:Justify the relevance of Aahaar Kranti movement. Read More...

  Aug 04, 2021   Current Affairs

Today's International Relations Question:India's active engagement with the West Asian countries is driven by both internal and external security factors. Discuss. Read More...

  Aug 03, 2021   International Relations

Q. What is the news?A. The Union Ministry for Science and Technology has informed that Ultraviolet-C or UV-C Disinfection Technology will soon be installed in Parliament for the mitigation of airborne transmission of SARS-COV-2.Q. What is UV-C air duct disinfection system?A. The UV-C air duct disinfection system was developed by CSIR-CSIO (Central Scientific Instruments Organisation).The system is designed to fit into any existing air-ducts and the virucidal dosages using UV-C intensity and residence time can be optimized according to the existing space.The release adds th... Read More...

  Aug 03, 2021   Science and Technology

Q. Why is this in News?A. Recently, several IED (Improvised Explosive Device) blasts were carried out inside Cachar district of Assam allegedly by miscreants from Mizoram. These blasts signal the re-emergence of long-unresolved Assam-Mizoram Border Dispute.The boundary issue between Assam and Mizoram has existed since the formation of Mizoram — first as a union territory in 1972, and then as a full-fledged state in 1987.In India, Inter-state disputes are multifaceted, besides disputes over boundaries, there are disputes over sharing of water (rivers) ... Read More...

  Aug 03, 2021   Security and Disaster Management

Today's History Question: Discuss the impact of foreign art and architecture  on Mauryan art forms. Read More...

  Aug 02, 2021   History

Today's Current Affairs Question:Blinken’s India visit sent a strong message to China.Critically comment. Read More...

  Aug 03, 2021   Current Affairs

Today's International Relations Question: Does the security scenario in Afghanistan pose similar challenges to India and the Central Asian countries? Read More...

  Aug 02, 2021   International Relations

Today's Current Affairs Question:The Assam-Mizoram dispute needs to be seen in the context of the colonial legacy. Analyse critically. Read More...

  Aug 02, 2021   Current Affairs

Q. Why is this in news?A. The 193 member states of the United Nations have thus far failed to agree on a peacekeeping budget for the year beginning July 1, which could lead to “a freeze on all missions” should a deal not soon materialize.The roadblock stems from China and African countries making multiple last-minute requests.Q. What’s the issue?A. The budget for the UN’s global peacekeeping operations — about 20 missions worldwide, with nearly 100,000 Blue Helmets mobilized — amounts to about $6.5 billion and covers a... Read More...

  Aug 02, 2021   International Relations

Q. Why is this in news?A. Recently, LIGO Scientific Collaboration (LSC) has made the discovery of gravitational waves from a pair of neutron star-black hole (NS-BH) mergers.The reverberations from these two objects were picked up using a global network of gravitational wave detectors, the most sensitive scientific instruments ever built.Until now, the LIGO-Virgo Collaboration (LVC) was only able to observe collisions between pairs of black holes or neutron stars. The NS-BH merger is a hybrid collision. Read More...

  Aug 02, 2021   Science and Technology

Q. What is the news?A.The Union Cabinet has approved the continuation of the Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) for the Development of Infrastructure Facilities for Judiciary. It also approved the decision to support the Gram Nyayalayas by proving recurring and non-recurring grants for a period of 5 years with a total outlay of Rs 50 crores.Q. What are the details of the Scheme?A. A Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) for Development of Infrastructure Facilities for Judiciary has been in operation since 1993-94.Adequacy of judicial infrastructure is critical for the reduction ... Read More...

  Aug 01, 2021   Current Affairs

Q. Why is this in news?A. The government has decided to continue the National Ayush Mission (NAM) as a centrally sponsored scheme till 2026.The project will have a total cost of Rs. 4,603 crore, of which the Centre will bear Rs 3,000 crore share, and the states will cover the rest.Recently, new portals on the Ayush sector were also launched.Q. What is the meaning of 'Ayush'?A. Traditional & Non-Conventional Systems of Health Care and Healing Which Include Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturo... Read More...

  Aug 01, 2021   Government Schemes