Environment and Ecology

UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL (UNSC)

On a request from China, consultations on Kashmir were scheduled by United Nations Security Council (UNSC) recently to discuss Kashmir (India’s abrogation of Article 370). Abrogation of Article 370 United Nations Security Council (UNSC) It is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN). Like the UN…

Geographical Indication (GI)

The Geographical Indication (GI) under the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade has recently registered 4 new GIs. These latest additions to the list of registered GIs are: Palani Panchamirtham from Tamil Nadu, Tawlhlohpuan and Mizo Puanchei from Mizoram and Tirur Betel leaf from Kerala Geographical Indication (GI):…

Gulf-of-Guinea

GULF OF GUINEA

Recently, nine Chinese and eight Ukrainian seamen have been abducted after two merchant vessels came under attack in Cameroonian waters. The attacks took place off the Port of Douala. Gulf of Guinea The Gulf of Guinea is the north-easternmost part of the tropical Atlantic Ocean. The intersection of the Equator and Prime Meridian…

NEW FROG SPECIES CONFIRMED

A new species of burrowing frog has been confirmed in Jharkhand’s Chhota Nagpur Plateau. The frog was first discovered in 2015. Its existence was verified and confirmed recently and published in the journal Records of the Zoological Survey of India. The frog is endemic to agricultural areas in Nawadih and Joungi village of…

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…

IAS Prelims Exam 2019 Study Notes with MCQ

Click Here to Download Important Topics for IAS Prelims Exam-2019 Current Affairs from Oct 2018 to March 2019 Practice MCQ Financial Stability Report Mission Shakti Law Commission favours One Nation, One poll proposal India forest report Human Development index UNHRC Report Geographical indication Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) Swachh…

10 Practice Set-IAS Prelims Exam 2019 GS Paper-I

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD UPSC CSE IAS Prelims Exam 2019 Practice Solved Paper-10 Set.we have covered the following topics in this PDF:Current Affairs (from Sep-2018 to Feb 2019)Art and CultureIndian EconomyEnvironment and EcologyGeography (India + world)Indian HistoryInternational RelationsIndian PolityLatest Govt SchemesScience and Technology