Ramsar Sites Part 1

Ramsar Sites Part 1 What is a Ramsar Site A Ramsar site is a wetland declared as a wetland of international importance under the Ramsar Convention, which is also known as the ‘Convention on Wetlands’. Ramsar Convention is an intergovernmental environmental treaty established by UNESCO […]

Prison Reforms Part 2

Prison Reforms Part 2 The Issues of Indian Prisons: Undertrials: According to the Prison Statistics India report of the National Crime Records Bureau, three out of four prisoners in Indian jails are undertrials. Among the undertrials, about 20% were Muslims, while about 73% were Dalits, […]

PIB Analysis 10-10-22

PIB Analysis 10-10-22 Sun Temple at Modhera It was built in 1026-27 CE during the reign of Bhima I of the Solanki dynasty and is a protected monument maintained by Archaeological Survey of India. The temple complex is divided into three components: Gudhamandapa, the shrine […]

Delhi’s air pollution

Delhi’s air pollution #GS-03 Environment and Ecology, Pollution Control For Prelims: About Graded Response Action Plan: Supreme Court’s in M. C. Mehta vs. Union of India (2016) expressed concerns regarding air quality in the National Capital Region of Delhi. The action plan was formulated in […]

Heroin seized in Kerala

Heroin seized in Kerala #GS-03 Internal Security, #GS-02 Health For Prelims: What is Heroin: Heroin is an opioid drug made from morphine, a natural substance taken from the seed pod of the various opium poppy plants grown in Southeast and Southwest Asia, Mexico, and Colombia. […]

UN Peacekeeping Forces

UN Peacekeeping Forces #GS-02 International Relations For Prelims: About UNPKF: The first time UN Peacekeeping Forces were first deployed in 1948 when the UN Security Council authorized the deployment of UN military observers to the Middle East. Three basic principles of UNPKF: Consent of the […]

Private Investment in Indian Economy

Private Investment in Indian Economy Context: In a recent meeting with India’s corporate leaders the finance minister raised concerns about sluggish corporate investment, despite the government’s business-friendly stance, including a reduction in the corporate tax. About: The Government of India in the year 2019 had taken […]

Significance of Semiconductor Chips

Significance of Semiconductor Chips Context: The semiconductor chips are becoming vital part of the world and is bound to shape the lives of people around the world. Critical sectors such as defence, telecom, electronics and mobility are hugely impacted by the chip shortage. Every message […]