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Today's Current Affairs Question:Cyclones Yaas and Tauktae underline the urgency of managing climate-induced extreme events. Critically examine the observation with clearcut solutions. Read More...

  May 27, 2021   Current Affairs

Today's Current Affairs Question: Describe the structure, composition and functions of the GST Council. Read More...

  May 26, 2021   Current Affairs

Today's History Question:Historic imortance of Amaravathi school of art is it has become the basis for Hindu temple art and architecture. Comment Read More...

  May 26, 2021   History

Today's Current Affairs Question: New social media rules are  to come into effect from May 26. Give details with a list of pros and cons of the same. Read More...

  May 25, 2021   Current Affairs

Today's History Question: Buddhism and jainism have as many similarities as dissimilarities. Comment Read More...

  May 25, 2021   History

Today's History Question: Give a critical upraisal on the social relevance of Buddhist philisophy. Read More...

  May 24, 2021   History

Today's Current Affairs Question: "Right to life is a positive right." Substantiate the statement. Read More...

  May 24, 2021   Current Affairs

Q Why is it in News? Recently, researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in the US in a research called Chimera Research have for the first time grown human cells in monkey embryos.Q What is this research about?  By integrating human cells into the embryos of macaque monkeys, a chimeric tool has been created.Chimeras are organisms that are made up of the cells of two distinct species, in this case humans and monkeys.Fo... Read More...

  May 31, 2021   Science and Technology

Q Why is it in News ? The Sulphur Dioxide (SO2) emissions from a volcanic eruption in the Caribbean (La Soufriere Volcano) have reached India, sparking fear of increased pollution levels in the northern parts of the country and acid rain.The Caribbean is the region roughly south of the United States, east of Mexico and north of Central and South America, consisting of the Caribbean Sea and its islands.Q Where is La Soufriere Volcano located and wha... Read More...

  May 31, 2021   Bio-diversity, Environment

Q Why is it in News? The process of settlement of Mizoram Bru refugees in Tripura has started.It is in accordance with a quadripartite accord signed in New Delhi in January 2020.Q What is the background of this issue? Bru or Reang is a community indigenous to Northeast India, living mostly in Tripura, Mizoram and Assam. In Tripura, they are recognised as a Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group. Read More...

  May 30, 2021   Polity

Q Why is it in News? Pakistan has urged India to appoint a lawyer to represent death row convict Kulbhushan Jadhav to implement the verdict of the International Court of Justice (ICJ).Q What are details of Kulbhushan Jadhav Case? Kulbhushan Jadhav was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage and terrorism in April 2017.India approached the ICJ against Pakistan for denial of consular access (Vienna Convention) to Jadha... Read More...

  May 29, 2021   Polity

Q Why is it in News ? India has ranked 142nd yet again out of 180 nations in the recently unveiled World Press Freedom Index.The index is published each year by the international journalism not-for-profit body, Reporters Without Borders (RSF).Q What is World Press Freedom Index 2021? It has been published every year since 2002 by Reporters Sans Frontieres (RSF) or Reporters Without Borders.Based in Paris, ... Read More...

  May 28, 2021   General Category

Q Why is it in News?  The Department of Science and Technology has released a report titled ‘The Report Climate Vulnerability Assessment for Adaptation Planning in India Using a Common Framework’.Q What can be defined as Climate Risk?  Climate-related extremes, such as heat waves, droughts, floods, cyclones, and wildfires, reveal significant vulnerability and exposure of some ecosystems and many human systems to current climate variability.Differences in vulnerability and exposure arise from non-clim... Read More...

  May 27, 2021   Bio-diversity, Environment

Q Why is it in News? India’s first bamboo-dwelling bat with sticky disks, has been found near Nongkhyllem Wildlife Sanctuary in Meghalaya. Read More...

  May 26, 2021   Bio-diversity, Environment

Q Why is it in News?  Recently, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs launched the EatSmart Cities Challenge. The challenge aim at creating an environment of right food practices and habits. Q What is EatSmart Cities Challenge?  The EatSmart Cities Challenge is envisioned as a competition among cities to recognize their efforts in adopting and scaling up various initiatives under Eat Right India.The challenge is open to all Smart Cities, capital cities of States /UTs, and ... Read More...

  May 25, 2021   General Category

Q Why is it in News? ARIES facility (Aryabhata Research Institute for Observational Sciences) will host the support centre for Aditya-L1 mission, which is due to be launched next year (2022).ARIES is an autonomous institute under the Department of Science & Technology and is located in Nainital (Uttarakhand).Q What is Aditya-L1 Mission?  It is India’s first scientific expedition to study the Sun. It will be ISRO’s(Indian Space ... Read More...

  May 24, 2021   Science and Technology

Q Why is it in News ? Recently, doctors in the United States have reported neurological symptoms in children with Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C).Q What is Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)?  Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C):MIS-C is a rare but severe hyperinflammatory condition in children and adolescents that typically occurs 2-6 weeks after a Covid-19 infection.It is a potentially deadly condition where different bod... Read More...

  May 23, 2021   Health

Q Why is it News ?  Recently, the Union government told the Bombay High Court that making FASTag mandatory for all vehicles does not breach a citizen’s fundamental right to freedom of movement in any way.A Public Interest Litigation was filed in the Court challenging the government's decision to make FASTag, the electronic toll collection chip, mandatory for all vehicles at toll plazas on national highways.Q What is FASTag and how it works ?  FASTag: Read More...

  May 22, 2021   General Category

Q Why is it in  News ? Recently, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs launched the Transport 4 All  Challenge.The challenge aim at creating to make public transport safe, affordable, comfortable, and reliable.Q What is Transport 4 All Challenge ? The initiative has been launched in collaboration with The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) and aims to bring together cities, citizen groups, and start-ups to develop solutions that improve public transport.ITDP is a non-governmental n... Read More...

  May 21, 2021   General Category

Today's History Question: Discuss how Buddhist art and architecture reflect Buddhist philosophy. Read More...

  May 22, 2021   History