Cyclone Mandous

Cyclone Mandous #GS-01 Geography, #GS-03 Disaster Management For Prelims Tropical Cyclone: Cyclones are rapid inward air circulation around a low–pressure The air circulates in an anticlockwise direction in the Northern hemisphere and clockwise in the Southern Tropical cyclones are strong storms that form over tropical […]

Energy Conservation Act 2001

Energy Conservation Act, 2001 #GS 03 Climate Change For Prelims Energy Conservation Act, 2001 The act empowers the Centre to specify norms and standards of energy efficiency for appliances, industrial equipment and buildings with a connected load over 100 kiloWatts (kW) or a contractual demand […]

Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972

Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 #GS 03 Biodiversity Conservation For Prelims Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972: This Act provides for the protection of the country’s wild animals, birds, and plant species, in order to ensure environmental and ecological security. The Wildlife Protection Act also provides details about […]

Remittances

Remittances #GS-03 External Sector For Prelims Remittances: Remittance denotes a sum of money sent by one party to another. These days, the term typically describes the money sent by someone working abroad to their family back home. Remittance and India: In the case of India, […]

SpaceTech Innovation Network

SpaceTech Innovation Network (SpIN) #GS-03 Science and Technology For Prelims Social Alpha: Social Alpha is a multistage innovation curation and venture development platform for science and technology start–ups. Social Alpha believes that science and technology innovations and entrepreneurship has the potential to bring about a […]

Koundinya Wildlife Sanctuary

Koundinya Wildlife Sanctuary  #GS-03 Biodiversity Conservation For Prelims Koundinya Wildlife Sanctuary: Koundinya Wildlife Sanctuary is the only sanctuary in Andhra Pradesh with a population of Asian elephants. The sanctuary is covered by southern tropical dry deciduous and thorn forests. Some of the important flora consists […]

Repo Rate

Repo Rate #GS-03 Economy For Prelims Repo Rate: Repo rate is the rate at which the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) lends to other banks. It is a part of the Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF) of the RBI. The increased repo rate will discourage banks […]

Air Pollution in Delhi

Delhi choking, but do not blame stubble burning alone #GS-03 Pollution For Prelims: Commission for Air Quality Management: The Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) is a statutory body formed under the Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas, Act […]

Chat GPT

Chat GPT #GS-03 Science and Technology For Prelims Chat GPT: ChatGPT is a chatbot powered by artificial intelligence that can be used to ask queries. ChatGPT has been developed by OpenAI, which is a research institute and company that focuses on developing artificial intelligence technology […]

Urbanisation and Climate Change

Climate talks as shortchanging international law #GS-03 Climate Change For Mains Developing Countries and Climate Change: There are three problems with the current negotiating process. First, citizens in developed countries are not even aware that two-thirds of their national emissions of carbon dioxide come from […]