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Kindly ignore the coding part in the 3rd Jan Current Events !!

2017-01-03T23:46:06+05:30

Dear All, As part of redesigning our site , many technical works are underway and the last mail with regards to 3rd Jan current events has some code in it. We request you to kindly ignore the coding part of the post, rest of the post fine though. The issue is fixed now.Apologies for the inconvenience. Thank You for your understanding. UPSCTREE Team  

Kindly ignore the coding part in the 3rd Jan Current Events !!2017-01-03T23:46:06+05:30

Daily Current Events – 03 Jan 2017

2017-01-08T13:43:59+05:30

  Seismic activity has gone through the roof in last two months and the pacific ring of fire :- Background :- An earthquake estimated to be of magnitude 5.7 struck Ambassa in Tripura on 2nd Dec 2016 and tremors were felt in east and northeast India as well as in Bangladesh and Myanmar. High seismicity seen in the north and northeastern parts of the subcontinent is caused by the movement of the Indian continental plate into the Eurasian plate in the North at the rate of about 40-500 mm/year. The Himalayas are a product of this movement. The entire region extending [...]

Daily Current Events – 03 Jan 20172017-01-08T13:43:59+05:30

Editorial – Environment watch – India & Climate Change – Vulnerability and Adaptability !!!

2017-01-31T03:53:56+05:30

By 2050, India will experience a temperature rise of 1-4°C and rainfall will increase by 9-16 per cent. This will have a detrimental effect on farmers. Sensitivity 12 states*  have districts that are highly sensitive to climate change Sensitivity is the degree to which a region gets affected by climate-related stimuli, such as climate variability and the frequency and magnitude of extremes events like cyclone and drought. It is determined by demographic and environmental conditions of the region. Most districts in north-western India are highly sensitive to climate change impacts. Eastern, north-eastern, northern and west coast of the country have [...]

Editorial – Environment watch – India & Climate Change – Vulnerability and Adaptability !!!2017-01-31T03:53:56+05:30

Editorial- Environment watch – Chipko Movement : Environmentalism of the poor !!!

2017-01-31T03:54:40+05:30

WHENEVER a dictionary of green terms is written, even if it is in English, it will contain at least one Hindi word. And that word is Chipko. The idea that people are prepared to hug trees to save them from being felled excited and enthused so many people across the country, that it built the foundation for a nationwide environmental concern and a whole generation of home-grown environmentalists. Given the fact that there was a powerful environmental concern growing in the West, there would have been, sooner or later, a fallout of this Western phenomenon [...]

Editorial- Environment watch – Chipko Movement : Environmentalism of the poor !!!2017-01-31T03:54:40+05:30

Editorial – Health watch – Improved water supply needed to reduce child mortality linked to sanitation: WHO

2017-01-03T22:37:58+05:30

The direct linkages between sanitation and health are evident. The latest study published by World Health Organization (WHO) on October 26, 2016 validates that the value of sanitation cannot be deduced only by the use of improved sanitation facilities but from improving coverage at community level and ensuring better outcomes in the form of health benefits. Although widely accepted as one of the most important public health advances of the past 100 years, the contribution that improving sanitation coverage can make to child health is still unclear. Relationship between mortality and sanitation […]

Editorial – Health watch – Improved water supply needed to reduce child mortality linked to sanitation: WHO2017-01-03T22:37:58+05:30

Editorial – Environment watch – Namami Gange – What is going wrong!!!

2017-01-03T22:34:03+05:30

A tale from the banks of Ganga:- Winters are extremely hectic for Sushma Patel, a vegetable grower in Uttar Pradesh’s Chunar town. Her farm is in the fertile plains of Ganga where people grow three crops a year. But this is the only season when she can grow vegetables. And before that, she needs to manually dig out shreds of plastic and wrappers from her one-hectare (ha) farm. “This is all because of the nullah,” she says, pointing at an open drain that runs through her field, carrying sewage from the neighbourhood to the Ganga. “Every monsoon, the drain overflows [...]

Editorial – Environment watch – Namami Gange – What is going wrong!!!2017-01-03T22:34:03+05:30

Daily Current Events – 02 Jan 2017

2017-01-08T13:43:54+05:30

Noble Prize of 2016 – Here Are the Winners (and What They Achieved) Background – The Nobel Prizes, established by Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel in 1895, have recognized achievements in a suite of sciences and the people behind those scientific pinnacles. […]

Daily Current Events – 02 Jan 20172017-01-08T13:43:54+05:30