Category Archives: 2016-06-June

POLITY PROBABLES FOR IAS-2016

 

  1. Article 370
  • Permanent or temporary
  • Art. 370 (3)
  • Art. 368 (2)
  • Art. 35A
  1. Disturbed Area
  • AFSPA
  • ILP
  • PAP
  • RAP
  1. Hindu Succession Act
  • WAJIB Ul Urj
  • Section 6 of Hindu Succession Act
  1. Election commission
  • Recognition & suspension of political parties
  • Art.

25 Most endangered Primates of the world

According to the latest list of Earth’s 25 most endangered primates, Madagaskar alone houses 5 and India 1. For India, Himalayan Grey Langur was included in the list as most endangered primate of India.

The list of 25 most endangered

FESTIVALS OF NORTH-EAST INDIA

FESTIVALS OF NORTH-EAST INDIA

  1. Sajibu Cheiraoba:
  • Celebrated in Manipur to mark the beginning of a new year
  • Observed on the first lunar day of the lunar month Sajibu (March/April) by the Meiteis community
  • On this occasion, people clean and decorate

ENVIRONMENT & ECOLOGY TOPICS FOR CIVIL SERVICES-2016: Biodiversity

In the Civil Services exam, questions on environment are asked mainly from FOUR sections. They are

  1. BIODIVERSITY
  2. CLIMATE CHANGE, ITS IMPACT AND HUMAN EFFORTS
  3. ECOLOGICAL IMBALANCES AND INDIAN EFFORTS
  4. WORLD CONFERENCES/ MEETING/PROTOCOLS/ ORGANISATIONS

The first section deals in biodiversity, its …

Swedish General to head UNMOGIP to monitor India, Pakistan ceasefire

A high-ranking Swedish military official, Maj Gen Lodin will be the new head of the United Nations mission tasked with monitoring the ceasefire line between India and Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir.

He succeeds Major General Delali Johnson Sakyi of …

India clears final hurdle to join MTCR, say diplomats

According to some western diplomats, “the members of the Missile Technology Control Regime have agreed to admit India, under the ‘silent procedure’”. The deadline for members of the 34-nation group to object to India’s admission had expired on Monday without …

India’s Chabahar port plan: China’s expected reaction

According to Chinese media, India’s plan to develop Chabahar port is to counter Pakistan—China plan to develop Gwadar port. They see it not as an economic adventure; rather they see it as geo-political strategy of India.

However, they believe that …

Gangotri glacier retreated by 3 km in two centuries

Gangotri glacier is fast retreating, has been revealed in various reports. Though the three-kilometre retreat over a period of two centuries might seem insignificant at first glance, data shows that the rate of retreat has increased sharply since 1971. The …

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