Air expands when heated and gets compressed when cooled. This results in variations in the atmospheric pressure. The result is that it causes the movement of air from...
The earth receives almost all of its energy from the sun. The earth in turn radiates back to space the energy received from the sun. As a result,...
Introduction Coronavirus outbreak has majorly impacted the education sector in India. Union Minister of Human Resource and Development  released reforms and education plan, National Education Policy 2020, for...
landform is a small to medium sized part of the surface of the earth Several related landforms together make up landscapes. Each landform has its own physical shape,...
What is atmosphere? Atmosphere is a mixture of different gases and it envelopes the earth all round. It contains life-giving gases like oxygen for humans and animals and...
Human Development Report & Index, 2019 Title: Beyond Income, Beyond Averages, Beyond Today: Inequalities in Human Development in the 21st Century. By United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Indices...
Global Gender Gap Report, 2020 Published by World Economic Forum (WEF) KEY HIGHLIGHTS: India: 112/153 (previous year rank: 108/149) Countries assessed on 4 dimensions: (1) Economic Participation and...
Introduction The civil service is considered as a hallmark of governance in India. The Constitution provides that there shall be an All India service (Article 312) recruited on...
India and China wrote history when the informal summit was announced to be held at Wuhan. Following the announcement,  Indian Prime minister and Chinese President met at the...
FEATURE BRITISH INDIAN Nature Unwritten Written Constitution and lengthiest Amendability Flexible and can be amended by 50% of the members present and voting Hybrid of Rigid and flexible...
While American Constitution is the shortest (of any major government in the world) and the first written constitution, India’s Constitution is the lengthiest written constitution in the World....
Focus: GS-II International Relations Why in news? The US administration said it was extending the 60-day ban on immigration and non-immigrant worker visas till the end of 2020....
Under Article 1 of the Constitution, the territory of India comprises three categories of territories: (a) Territories of the states (b) Union territories (c) Territories that may be...
Introduction to the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is an apex Indian governmental body created in 1964. CVC was set up based on the recommendations...
What is ACE2? ACE2 is an enzyme molecule that connects the inside of our cells to the outside via the cell membrane. In normal physiology, another enzyme called...
J&K UT geography: The new J&K Union Territory will comprise the territories of current Jammu and Kashmir regions Law and order will remain with the Centre, which now...
Why in news? Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a Rs 20 lakh crore economic package due to the “unprecedented crises” caused by the novel coronavirus. This is 10...
That the archaic labour laws in India need to be amended is beyond debate. They have protected only a tiny section of the labour force, facilitated rent-seeking, and...
The day is a significant milestone in the history of India’s technological innovations as India successfully tested nuclear bombs in Pokhran on May 11, 1998. The National Technology...
While it unclear at the moment whether the deaths are due to direct exposure to styrene gas or one of its byproducts, Visakhapatnam Police Commissioner has maintained that...
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