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Editorial – Society Watch – Happiness – All that is there to it !!!

2017-01-31T03:41:59+05:30

Note:- UPSC has asked an essay a while back on Gross Happiness Index and since then it has been more or less became a theme and was asked in the exams repeatedly. For example – In one of its ethics papers UPSC had asked “What happiness means according to you ? .Moreover , writing an answer to ethics paper or economic question or an essay on India , this piece of editorial can be a real value add. It is an excerpt from the speech of the President of India addressing the civil service trainees. Time and again , we [...]

Editorial – Society Watch – Happiness – All that is there to it !!!2017-01-31T03:41:59+05:30

Editorial – Agriculture Watch – Stevia: The Sugar Alternative !!!

2017-01-31T03:42:11+05:30

The leaves of the honey herb are sessile, oppositely arranged lanceolate and serrated above the middle. The trichome structures on the leaf surface are of two distinct sizes, one large (4-5µm), one small (2.5µm). The flowers are white with sweet scent and flavour, arranged in an irregular cyma. […]

Editorial – Agriculture Watch – Stevia: The Sugar Alternative !!!2017-01-31T03:42:11+05:30

Editorial – Geography Watch – Living Spaces: The Settlement Story !!!

2017-01-31T03:42:36+05:30

Man, needs shelter! It is one of his earliest demands from the environment that he constantly struggles with. No wonder each and every traditional house type reflects this bond. Then over time this relationship grew like an organism into an intricate meshwork of cultures, religions and customs that determined how a man built his living space. […]

Editorial – Geography Watch – Living Spaces: The Settlement Story !!!2017-01-31T03:42:36+05:30

Editorial – Geography Watch – On the trails of Indian Dinosaurs !!!

2017-01-31T03:42:55+05:30

Note- The article is little technical in nature. It also refers to different geological timescale, here is a list for better understanding :- In the early 1800s European priests and doctors visiting India found ample dinosaur remains strewn about the place. In fact, one such gentleman – a captain, is fondly remembered with the city Sleemanabad (located midway between Allahabad and Jabalpur) dedicated to him. Major General William Henry Sleeman, the dinosaur `bone collector’ was a famous man indeed. […]

Editorial – Geography Watch – On the trails of Indian Dinosaurs !!!2017-01-31T03:42:55+05:30

Editorial – Geography Watch – Urban Space Theories (Imp. for Geography Optional)

2017-01-31T03:43:49+05:30

The growth in towns and cities across the world be it developed or developing, industrialist or pre-industrial, has fueled man’s appetite to be informed about the spatial aspects of cities-their location, growth and relationship both one with another and with their surrounding regions. However, the recurrent pattern of urban land use has to be formulated and for that a fair knowledge and understanding of laws and theories is required. Therefore, let us take a journey of laws and theories of urban space and get adequately familiar with them. […]

Editorial – Geography Watch – Urban Space Theories (Imp. for Geography Optional)2017-01-31T03:43:49+05:30

Editorial – National Security Watch – Ways to strengthen the National Security !!!

2017-01-31T03:45:00+05:30

Security is always a work in progress and there is nothing absolutist about it; it is always long-term in outlook. Yet, there are nuances which can be taken stock of, issues which have perhaps long been clamouring for attention but complexities of management have rarely afforded an opportunity to visit them. 10 ways to straighten National Security  […]

Editorial – National Security Watch – Ways to strengthen the National Security !!!2017-01-31T03:45:00+05:30