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Daily Current Events – 20 Sep 2016


11 percent drop in green crimes, says NCRB The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) released their annual report on crimes in India on August 30, 2016. The report, pertaining to 2015 data, brought out statistics on green crimes and provided satisfying data for India as compared to the data released in 2014 – NCRB’s first report on green crimes. Environmental crimes in India shows an eleven per cent drop between the two time periods. Laws under which violators are booked are Forest Act, 1927, Wildlife Protection Act, 1972, Environmental (Protection) Act, 1986, Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 [...]

Daily Current Events – 20 Sep 20162016-09-20T06:15:30+05:30

Geography Watch – Geographic Information System Basics !!!


GIS for Starters: Encapsulated basics Geographic Information System (GIS) is a computer based information system used to digitally represent and analyse various parameters of the globe. Popular use of GIS began in late 1970s and was initiated by Environmental System Research Institute Incorporation (ESRI) of Canada. Much of the credit for the early development of GIS goes to Roger Tomilson, a Canadian GIS specialist. You may be aware that the earth’s surface not only comprises of spatial attributes, but has non-spatial attributes, which are non-graphic. To put it simply, map features can be quantified in terms of data, such as [...]

Geography Watch – Geographic Information System Basics !!!2017-02-14T00:05:44+05:30

Ever Tried, Ever failed, Try again, Fail again, Fail better !!!


It is such a cliche that we often say – ” Failure is part of Success”, but it is true.If it is true, then how so ? Prelims results are out.While we sincerely congratulate those who qualified,at the same time we are with you if you could not make it this time. Come to think of it , one often wonders what the author tried to imply when he wrote :- “Ever Tried, Ever failed, Try again, Fail again, Fail better !!!” Does it glorify failure or does it have any deeper meaning.To contemplate it,  is to contemplate the reality [...]

Ever Tried, Ever failed, Try again, Fail again, Fail better !!!2016-09-20T10:10:21+05:30

Suggestions Requested for PRELIMS 2017 Program Launch !!!


Dear Aspirants, First of all, we would like to thank you for your support through out. Last year we had launched PRELIMS 2016 program ,albeit  little late , yet the enrollment was beyond our expectation.We have got many positive results in PRELIMS this year  and at the same time many good candidates could not get through.Since the past few days, we have been enduring mixed emotions – some sweet , some sore from our students. Every time we read a thank you mail from you , it keeps us motivated to outdo ourselves and provide all the help we can. [...]

Suggestions Requested for PRELIMS 2017 Program Launch !!!2016-09-20T08:48:46+05:30

Science Watch -India to lead global coalition to fight epidemics


*Disclaimer-The interview is published as is and without any editorial oversight by us. Interview with Dr. K Vijay Raghavan, secretary, Department of Biotechnology.  India is all set to lead the global fight against epidemics as it is a key member of the newly formed Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) with its headquarters at the Norwegian Institute for Public Health, in Oslo. The coalition will not focus on diseases that already have sufficient attention, but will be guided by WHO’s R&D blueprint (2016), which lists eleven illnesses to focus on, including Chikungunya, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic fever. [...]

Science Watch -India to lead global coalition to fight epidemics2017-02-14T00:06:28+05:30

UTM04- Mains Test Series Live Now !!!


The Questions for Main test series -UTM04 is live now. Details of the test:- The questions are OPEN FOR ALL. Even if you are not part of our Mains Series, kindly practice writing the answer to the questions as it can be helpful in real exam. Registered users will get Complete review of their test after submission. One can avail individual tests in order to get Personalized Feedback. This particular test can be availed here- Click Here Once you avail a particular test, after submission of your answer paper you will get a personalized feedback on the particular test within [...]

UTM04- Mains Test Series Live Now !!!2016-09-20T07:11:57+05:30

Daily Current Events – 19 Sep 2016


Centre sends BS-V auto emission norms for a ‘six’ The Centre has notified the Bharat Stage (BS)-VI emission standards for two-wheelers and four-wheelers from April 2020 across the country. With this, the government has decided to skip the BS-V emission standards and move directly to BS-VI from the BS-IV norms currently being followed in various cities. […]

Daily Current Events – 19 Sep 20162016-09-20T04:39:49+05:30