History of India’s Neighbours-2

History of India’s Neighbours-2 Bangladesh About Bangladesh Bangladesh, officially the People’s Republic of Bangladesh is one of the youngest countries in the world, becoming independent only in 1970. Bangladesh is also the country that shares the longest boundary with India. Bangladesh forms the sovereign part of […]

Stepping back from an ecological abyss

Stepping back from an ecological abyss For Mains What are the causes of concern for environment in India According to NITI Aayog, “600 million people in India face high to extreme water stress… with nearly 70% of water being contaminated; India is placed at 120th […]

Understanding ethanol blending

Understanding ethanol blending For Prelims What is Ethanol Ethanol also called ethyl alcohol is an organic chemical compound which is volatile, flammable, colourless liquid with a characteristic wine-like odour and pungent taste. It can be produced by the fermentation of sugars by yeasts or via petrochemical […]