GS-2 ELECTION COMMISSION WORKING ON REMOTE VOTING SYSTEM Issue The model of an Aadhaar-linked electronic voting system that would enable electors to cast their votes from any part of the country, irrespective of where they are registered to vote or even abroad, is being prepared for the Election Commission of …Read More »
Yearly Archives: 2021
Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment Disaster and disaster management.
GS-3 HYDERABAD WINS GLOBAL ‘TREE CITY’ STATUS Hyderabad has received recognition as ‘Tree City’ for its urban forestry drive Urban forestry campaign gets global recognition Important points: Hyderabad city has received another feather in its cap by being chosen as one among the ‘Tree Cities of the World’ by the …Read More »
Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.
GS-2 NATIONAL GREEN TRIBUNAL The National Green Tribunal Act, 2010 is an Act of the Parliament of India which enables creation of a special tribunal to handle the expeditious disposal of the cases pertaining to environmental issues. It draws inspiration from the India’s constitutional provision of (Constitution of India/Part III) Article 21 Protection of life and …Read More »
GS-2 QUAD MINISTERS’ MEETING India, U.S. call for rule of law in Myanmar Quad Ministers discuss Myanmar, issues across Indo-Pacific. India on Thursday joined Australia, Japan and the United States for a ministerial meeting under the quadrilateral grouping. . India also emphasised in its statement that the meeting expressed commitment …Read More »
Scientists have developed a sticky mat which takes away dust from a contacting surface, ensuring a clean, hygienic, healthy, and refreshing atmosphere at our home, offices, hospitals, and laboratories as also smooth functioning of many expensive equipments. The mat is a low-cost one and remains washable and usable over many …Read More »
New Material Found Can Efficiently Convert Waste Heat to Electricity to Power Small Home Equipment & Vehicles
Scientists have found a new Lead (Pb) free material which can efficiently convert waste heat to power our small home equipment and automobiles. Thermoelectric energy conversion allows generation of electrical voltage when one end of a material is heated while keeping the other side cold. Finding an efficient material to …Read More »
Devasthal is a picturesque mountain peak in Uttarakand from which the snowcapped Himalayas is clearly visible and the nearest settlement is 8 Km away. The tranquil place far from the maddening crowd however stands out from many such hilly spots is being a symbol of India’s rising position in global …Read More »
GS-2 INDIA ENERGY OUTLOOK 2021: IEA Recently, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has released the India Energy Outlook 2021 Report which explores the opportunities and challenges ahead for India as it seeks to ensure reliable, affordable and sustainable energy for a growing population. The India Energy Outlook 2021 is a new special report from the …Read More »
Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.
GS-3 DRAFT BLUE ECONOMY POLICY Recently, the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) has rolled out the draft Blue Economy policy, inviting suggestions and inputs from various stakeholders. It is in line with the Government of India’s Vision of New India by 2030. The policy document highlighted the blue economy as one of the ten core dimensions …Read More »
Investment models. Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life
GS-2 CSIR-CENTRAL DRUG RESEARCH INSTITUTE 70th annual day celebrations of CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute. About CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute: Located in Lucknow, CSIR – Central Drug Research Institute is one of the premier research institutes of India. Established in 1951, CDRI is a constituent institute of the Council of Scientific and …Read More »