Natural Disasters-Landslides

Natural Disasters Landslides A landslide can be defined as the movement of a mass of rock, debris, or earth down a slope. Landslides are a type of mass wasting, which denotes a downward movement of soil and rock under the direct influence of gravity. Landslides […]

Reducing preterm births and stillbirths

Reducing preterm births and stillbirths #GS-02 Healthcare For Prelims Levels and Trends in Child Mortality Report Published by the United Nations Inter-Agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UNIGME). What does the report say Under-five mortality globally is about five million which means five million children […]

PIB Analysis 12-01-2023

PIB Analysis 12-01-2023 Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana (PMGKAY) The integrated food security scheme for providing free foodgrains to Antodaya Ann Yojna (AAY) & Primary Household (PHH) beneficiaries, has rolled out from 1st January 2023. New scheme has been named as Pradhan Mantri Garib […]

Lokur Commission

Lokur Commission #GS-02 Social Justice For Prelims Lokur Committee The Lokur Committee (officially Advisory Committee on the revision of the lists of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) was set up in 1965 to look into the criteria for defining Schedule Tribes. The 5 criteria recommended […]

Indian Skimmer

Indian Skimmer #GS-03 Biodiversity Conservation For Prelims Indian Skimmer Scientific Name: Rynchops albicollis. IUCN status: Endangered Total population: Less than 2,500 birds It can be noticed by a thick, orange-yellow bill with a slightly longer lower mandible (jaw) which is a striking feature of the […]

Swadesh Darshan Scheme

Swadesh Darshan Scheme #GS-01 Indian Heritage For Prelims Swadesh Darshan Scheme: Swadesh Darshan Scheme is a Central Sector scheme under the Ministry of Tourism launched in 2014 -15. It has been created for integrated development of theme-based tourist circuits in the country. The Ministry of […]

Golden Globe Awards

Golden Globe Awards #GS-01 Arts and Culture For Prelims Golden Globe Awards These are given by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (earlier known as Hollywood Foreign Correspondents Association) and began in January 1944. The first formal social event or gala was conducted by the Hollywood […]