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Daily Current Affairs 19-24 April 2019

UPSC IAS Prelims and State PSC Exams-2019 Current Affairs MCQ 1. Which article of the Indian Constitution has the provision of Finance Commission in India? a) Article 275 b) Article 280 c) Article 265 d) Article 360 Answer: b only Explanation: The Finance Commission is constituted by the President under article 280 of the Constitution, … Read more Daily Current Affairs 19-24 April 2019

RAS/RTS Mains Exam Practice Solved Test-7

Write short Notes:- 1. Jakham Dam Jakham Dam is located in Pratapgarh District in Rajasthan. It is located in Anooppura village of Pratapgarh Tehsil; the dam is a main irrigation project of the area. This dam is built on the Jakham River, which originates from a small village Jakhamia in Chhoti Sadri sub division. The … Read more RAS/RTS Mains Exam Practice Solved Test-7

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Petya Ransomware Attack

Key Features: Petya Ransomware was part of a new wave of cyber-attacks that had hit computer servers all across Europe, locking up computer data and crippling enterprise services in the corporate sector. Ransomware is a type of malware that blocks access to a computer or its data and demands money to release it. When a … Read more Petya Ransomware Attack

NASA Developing First Asteroid Deflection Mission

Key Feature: NASA is developing the first-ever mission that will deflect a near-Earth asteroid, and help test   the systems that will allow mankind to protect the planet from potential cosmic body impacts in future. The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) — which is being designed and would be built and managed by the John Hopkins … Read more NASA Developing First Asteroid Deflection Mission

Two Stages to Orbit (TSTO) Space Transportation System

Key Features: Recently India became the fifth nation to successfully conduct the flight demonstration of a scaled down version of a winged-body reusable launch vehicle. It is a stepping stone towards fully reusable Two Stage to Orbit (TSTO) space transportation system. TSTO launch vehicle can launch payload to Lower Earth Orbit (LEO) with 15 times … Read more Two Stages to Orbit (TSTO) Space Transportation System

Electric Propulsion System

Recently, ISRO has planned to launch GSAT-20, based on electric propulsion technology which has helped in reducing the weight of the satellite to just 3.5 tonnes. Electric Propulsion System (EPS) can reduce the dependence on chemical propellant thereby increasing the payload capacity of the vehicle. Electric Propulsion system helps in orbit correction of a satellite. … Read more Electric Propulsion System

Green Propellants by ISRO

Key features: The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is developing green propellants for future rockets, considering the harmful effects of exhausts released by rockets on the earth’s atmosphere. ISRO has developed eco-friendly solid propellant based on Glycidyl Azide Polymer (GAP) as fuel and Ammonium Di-Nitramide (ADN) as oxidizer at the laboratory level, which will eliminate … Read more Green Propellants by ISRO

UPSC IAS Prelims 2020: Important Study Notes

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Bacteria Wolbachia

Key Points Recently successful experiments were conducted in Australia, which demonstrated the positive correlation between presence of Wolbachia bacteria in mosquitoes and reduced spread of diseases such as Malaria and Dengue. Wolbachia bacteria are a tiny bacterium that is present in up to 60% of all species of insects, including several mosquito species. It is … Read more Bacteria Wolbachia

Thermal Battery Plant

India became home to the world‘s first-ever thermal battery plant which was inaugurated recently in Amravati, Andhra Pradesh. It aims to create a new energy storage form that is expected to have commercial applications, while also maintaining a low carbon footprint, and being less dependent on external factors like weather. It will be owned by … Read more Thermal Battery Plant

Digital North East Vision 2022

Key Points Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) recently released The Digital North East Vision 2022 in Guwahati, Assam. The vision document emphasizes on leveraging digital technologies to transform lives of people of north east and enhance ease of living. It identifies eight digital thrust areas namely, Digital Infrastructure, Digital services, Promotion of Electronics … Read more Digital North East Vision 2022

Gaganyaan

India’s first manned space flight – Gaganyaan – is expected to send three persons into the space for seven days and the spacecraft will be placed in a low earth orbit of 300-400 km. ISRO and Roscosmos (Russia’s federal space agency) have agreed to worked together for India’s first manned space mission Gaganyaan. Key Points: … Read more Gaganyaan

The Ebola virus

Key Points: The Ebola virus returned to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) just days after the World Health Organization (WHO) announced, on July 24, that the Ebola outbreak had ended there. In 2014, Ebola first outbreak had struck three West African countries (Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone) It is a rare and deadly … Read more The Ebola virus

MCR 1 Gene

Key Points: Mcr-1 gene seen in K. pneumoniae bacteria mobilized colistin resistance (mcr-1) gene that confers multidrug-resistance has now been reported in Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteria This gene endows resistance against last hope antibiotic — colistin The mcr-1 gene is usually found in the plasmid (small DNA in the cytoplasm) Colistin, also known as polymyxin E, … Read more MCR 1 Gene

5G (Fifth Generation)

Key Points: TRAI gives nod for sale of 5G spectrum The government has set up a high level forum to evaluate road-maps and formulate a strategy to adopt 5G in the country by 2020. 5G is a wireless communication and next generation mobile networks technology after 4G LTE networks. The final standard for 5G will … Read more 5G (Fifth Generation)

IAS Prelims 2019: Art and Culture Revision Notes

Click Here – Download ART & CULTURE Indian Art and culture for UPSC Civil Services Preliminary -2019 Indian Art can be classified under three headings:- Performing Arts Visual Arts Literary Arts Performing Arts Performing arts include the various dance forms, music, Indian theatre and puppetry. Dance forms are further divided into: Classical Dances & Regional … Read more IAS Prelims 2019: Art and Culture Revision Notes

Art Culture and Heritage of Rajasthan

Art, Culture and Heritage of Rajasthan Index 1. Literature & Language of Rajasthan 2. Practice MCQ Rajasthani Language Rajasthani Literature 3. Art & Handicrafts of Rajasthan 4. Practice MCQ Rajasthani Paintings Rajasthani Folk Arts 5.  Rajasthan Festivals & Fairs 6. Practice MCQ Compositions of Literature of Rajasthan Rock Inscriptions of Rajasthan Festivals & Fairs of … Read more Art Culture and Heritage of Rajasthan

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Polity and Administration of Rajasthan

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Geography of Rajasthan Study Notes with practice MCQ

Rajasthan Geography RAS Exam: It gives me immense pleasure in presenting the Geography of Rajasthan book, useful for the students of Graduate and the candidates appearing in Rajasthan Competitive Examinations conducted by RPSC and Rajasthan Subordinate Board, Universities and Government Departments. Rajasthan Geography RAS Exam Where globalization means as it so often does that the … Read more Geography of Rajasthan Study Notes with practice MCQ

Daily Current Affairs 11-18 April 2019

1. With reference to the widely acclaimed tiger conservation project, ‘Project Tiger’, choose the year, in which the project was launched? a) 1981 b) 1971 c) 1973 d) 1991 Answer: c only Explanation: Project Tiger is a tiger conservation programme launched in April 1973 by the Government of India during Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s tenure. … Read more Daily Current Affairs 11-18 April 2019

Menstrual Hygiene for Adolescent Girls Schemes

About Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) One of the key components of the National Rural Health Mission is to provide every village in the country with a trained female community health activist ASHA. Selected from the village itself and accountable to it, the ASHA will be trained to work as an interface between the community … Read more Menstrual Hygiene for Adolescent Girls Schemes

IAS Prelims 2020: 2000 Solved MCQ for GS Paper

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INSIGHTSIAS REVISION TESTS FOR UPSC CIVIL SERVICES PRELIMINARY EXAM – 2019: TESTS 17 TO 20

This document is the compilation of 100 questions that are part of InsightsIAS’ famous REVISION initiative for UPSC civil services examination – 2019 (which has become most anticipated annual affair by lakhs of IAS aspirants across the country). These questions are carefully framed so as to give aspirants tough challenge to test their knowledge and … Read more INSIGHTSIAS REVISION TESTS FOR UPSC CIVIL SERVICES PRELIMINARY EXAM – 2019: TESTS 17 TO 20

INSIGHTSIAS REVISION TESTS FOR UPSC CIVIL SERVICES PRELIMINARY EXAM – 2019: TESTS 13 TO 16

This document is the compilation of 100 questions that are part of InsightsIAS’ famous REVISION initiative for UPSC civil services examination – 2019 (which has become most anticipated annual affair by lakhs of IAS aspirants across the country). These questions are carefully framed so as to give aspirants tough challenge to test their knowledge and … Read more INSIGHTSIAS REVISION TESTS FOR UPSC CIVIL SERVICES PRELIMINARY EXAM – 2019: TESTS 13 TO 16

INSIGHTSIAS REVISION TESTS FOR UPSC CIVIL SERVICES PRELIMINARY EXAM – 2019: TESTS 9 TO 12

This document is the compilation of 100 questions that are part of InsightsIAS’ famous REVISION initiative for UPSC civil services examination – 2019 (which has become most anticipated annual affair by lakhs of IAS aspirants across the country). These questions are carefully framed so as to give aspirants tough challenge to test their knowledge and … Read more INSIGHTSIAS REVISION TESTS FOR UPSC CIVIL SERVICES PRELIMINARY EXAM – 2019: TESTS 9 TO 12

INSIGHTSIAS REVISION TESTS FOR UPSC CIVIL SERVICES PRELIMINARY EXAM – 2019: TESTS 5 TO 8

This document is the compilation of 100 questions that are part of InsightsIAS’ famous REVISION initiative for UPSC civil services examination – 2019 (which has become most anticipated annual affair by lakhs of IAS aspirants across the country). These questions are carefully framed so as to give aspirants tough challenge to test their knowledge and … Read more INSIGHTSIAS REVISION TESTS FOR UPSC CIVIL SERVICES PRELIMINARY EXAM – 2019: TESTS 5 TO 8

Insights Revision Tests for Prelims 2019 Test 1-4

This document is the compilation of 100 questions that are part of InsightsIAS’ famous REVISION initiative for UPSC civil services examination – 2019 (which has become most anticipated annual affair by lakhs of IAS aspirants across the country). These questions are carefully framed so as to give aspirants tough challenge to test their knowledge and … Read more Insights Revision Tests for Prelims 2019 Test 1-4

UPSC Civil Services Examination 2018 Prelims Answer Key

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PM Ujala Yojana

Unnat Jyoti by Affordable Lighting for All (UJALA) is a Zero subsidy Scheme launched by the Government of India in an effort to popularize the message of energy efficiency in the country. The scheme is being implemented by a Public Sector Undertaking of the Government of India, Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) under the Union … Read more PM Ujala Yojana

FAME-India Scheme

The Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles (FAME) India was launched in 2015 under National Electric Mobility Mission (NEMM). It aims at promoting eco-friendly vehicles in the country. The scheme is being administered by the Heavy Industries Ministry. Objectives of the scheme: Provide fiscal and monetary incentives for adoption and market creation … Read more FAME-India Scheme

Polity & Administration of Rajasthan Solved Practice Question: RAS Mains Exam

Click Here – Download RPSC RAS/RTS Mains Exam Polity & Administration of Rajasthan Solved Question. Sample Preview: What is the Political Background of Rajasthan? What is unification? What is the role of Pro-term Speakers of Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha? Briefly describe the Integration of Rajasthan What do you know about Greater Rajasthan? Write short notes on … Read more Polity & Administration of Rajasthan Solved Practice Question: RAS Mains Exam

Kusum (Kisan Urja Suraksha Evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan) Scheme

The KUSUM (Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan) scheme was announced in the Union Budget in 2018 with an aim to promote use of solar power among farmers. Under this scheme farmers would be provided with solar water pumps. Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (KUSUM)’ provides for: Installation of grid-connected solar power plants each … Read more Kusum (Kisan Urja Suraksha Evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan) Scheme

Project Mausam

Project  Mausam is  the  initiative  of  Ministry  of  Culture  to  be  implemented  by  the  Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) as the nodal agency with research support of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) and National Museum as associate bodies Project Mausam is to showcase a Transnational Mixed Route (including Natural and Cultural … Read more Project Mausam

Seva Bhoj Yojana

The  Union  Ministry  of  Culture  on  June  1,  2018  introduced  a  new  scheme  called  “Seva  Bhoj  Yojna”  to reimburse the central share of CGST and IGST on items for food/Prasad/langar/Bhandara offered free of cost by charitable religious institutions. About the Yojana: The scheme seeks to reimburse the central government’s share of Central Goods and Services … Read more Seva Bhoj Yojana

Atal Bhujal Yojana (ABHY)

Implemented by Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation it aims at tackling ever-deepening crisis of depleting groundwater level. It is designed as a Central Sector Scheme with a total outlay of Rs. 6,000 Crore and is proposed to be implemented with World Bank assistance. Scheme: The scheme is to be implemented over … Read more Atal Bhujal Yojana (ABHY)

Namami Gange Programme

It was launched in 2015 by ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation with an objective to clean and protect the Ganga River in a comprehensive manner. It is also known as Integrated Ganga Conservation Mission Project and it’s a Central government Project (100% centrally funded). It will cover 8 states & 12 … Read more Namami Gange Programme