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30 NOV 2015 (Iceman Of India, Diabetics,National Gas Grid,eBird, Bharat Stage)


1)Ice Man of India and Artificial Glacier :- Chewang Norphel is an Indian civil engineer from Ladakh, who has built 12 artificial glaciers.He has earned the nickname Ice Man. Ladakh is known for its receding glaciers and the people in the region face hardships to obtain water , Norphel came up with an brilliant idea of artificial glacier to store the water longer there by extending the availability of water for longer period . Artificial Glaciers:- […]

30 NOV 2015 (Iceman Of India, Diabetics,National Gas Grid,eBird, Bharat Stage)2015-11-30T17:04:49+05:30

28 NOV 2015_IMO-SOLAS-BALLAST ; Flying Bullet and Sabre Slayers;LRSAM;Blue Water navy;SalTol Jyothi


1)India re-elected as Member of International Maritime Council for coming two years (2016-17) :- India has been re-elected unopposed to the Council of the International Maritime Organization. India has been one of the earliest members of the IMO, having ratified its Convention and joined it as a member-state in the year 1959. India has had the privilege of being elected to and serving the Council of the IMO, ever since it started functioning, and till date, except for two years for the period 1983-1984. About IMO:- […]

28 NOV 2015_IMO-SOLAS-BALLAST ; Flying Bullet and Sabre Slayers;LRSAM;Blue Water navy;SalTol Jyothi2015-11-28T17:16:44+05:30

Environment Watch- e-WASTE !!!


E-Waste Structure:- Introduction What is e-Waste Composition of e-waste E-waste in India Domestic International India as a major dumping backyard Impacts of e-waste E-waste management Introduction:- In the 20th Century, the information and communication revolution has brought enormous changes in the way we organize our lives, our economies, industries and institutions. These spectacular developments in modern times have undoubtedly enhanced the quality of our lives. At the same time, these have led to manifold problems including the problem of massive amount of hazardous waste and other wastes generated from electric products. These hazardous and other wastes pose a great threat [...]

Environment Watch- e-WASTE !!!2017-02-13T20:41:03+05:30

26 NOV 2015 _Rupee Bond,Jan Aushadhi, Operation Flood & Verghese Kurien,SEBI


1)India to sell rupee bonds:- The Union Government has decided to launch Rupee Bonds “in some countries” to provide long term finance for infrastructure development in the country. This will be in addition to the setting up National Investment and Infrastructure Fund and launching of Tax Free Infrastructure Bonds. These bonds are also called Masala Bonds. It will help as alternate financing and easy the forex pressure  on India. […]

26 NOV 2015 _Rupee Bond,Jan Aushadhi, Operation Flood & Verghese Kurien,SEBI2015-11-26T16:57:25+05:30

25 NOV 2015_Gender Ratio Irony,Human Cost of Weather Realted Disaster-UN,IFFI


1)Gender Ratio and the irony :- Even given the small genetic and biological advantage that boys enjoy, meaning that a slightly larger number of boys than girls are naturally born, there is an implication of pre-natal sex selection which is leading to more boys being born. India has had remarkable success in lowering fertility to the extent that its southern States have now reached replacement levels of fertility, at which the population growth will stabilise and the population as a whole will stop growing. What’s all the more admirable is that this change has come largely without coercive measures of [...]

25 NOV 2015_Gender Ratio Irony,Human Cost of Weather Realted Disaster-UN,IFFI2015-11-25T22:51:59+05:30

24 NOV 2015 _ Guru Nanak, SAADMEx ,Smart Cities, AMRUT,Stridhan


1) Guru Nanak :- News:-The President of India sent his greetings to fellow countrymen on the eve of birthday of Guru Nanak Devji. About :- Founder of Sikhism and the first of the ten Sikh Gurus. He was associated the Bhakti Movement . Nanak was born on 15 April 1469 at Rāi Bhoi Kī Talvaṇḍī (present day Nankana Sahib, Punjab, Pakistan) near Lahore Nanak’s teachings can be found in the Sikh scripture Guru Granth Sahib, as a vast collec […]

24 NOV 2015 _ Guru Nanak, SAADMEx ,Smart Cities, AMRUT,Stridhan2015-11-25T19:38:24+05:30

Daily Current Affairs


Dear Friends, Kindly note that the current affairs of 25th and 24th  will be posted in the evening (today). Thank you UPSCTREE team    

Daily Current Affairs2015-11-25T14:21:12+05:30

ARC – Citizen Centric Administration (Good Governance)


“Man’s capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man’s inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary” – Reinhold Niebuhr 1)The Concept of Citizen Centric Administration:- The concept of good governance is not new. Kautilya in his treatise Arthashastra elaborated the traits of the king of a well governed State thus: “in the happiness of his subjects lies his happiness, in their welfare his welfare, whatever pleases himself, he does not consider as good, but whatever pleases his subjects he considers as good”. Mahatma Gandhi had propounded the concept of ‘Su-raj’. Good governance has the following eight attributes which link it to [...]

ARC – Citizen Centric Administration (Good Governance)2015-11-24T05:28:48+05:30

23 NOV 2015 _Zero TB Cities Project,Graphene,East Asia Summit,Teju,Public health Infra


1) Zero TB Cities project:- Chennai has been chosen as one of two cities in the world where the Zero TB Cities project will try to create an “island of elimination”; Lima in Peru is the other city. The project will be implemented by the Municipal Corporation of Chennai with the Chennai-based REACH and the National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (NIRT) assisting it In India, there is evidence that transmission of TB is much higher in cities, and cities are often the source of infection for rural communities. So, getting to zero in cities will eliminate important reservoirs of [...]

23 NOV 2015 _Zero TB Cities Project,Graphene,East Asia Summit,Teju,Public health Infra2015-11-23T13:54:37+05:30

GS I initiative


Dear friends, Hope you have finished answering the GS I initiative. If so,please post your answers. Details http://upsctree.com/2015/11/19/questions-gs-i-section-i/   Thank you Upsctree team      

GS I initiative2015-11-22T19:43:51+05:30
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