25 May

UPSSSC PET 2021

UPSSSC PET 2021 (Preliminary Examination Test)

Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Service Selection Commission UPSSSC, Lucknow Are Invited to Online Application Form for the UPSSSC PET 2021 (PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION TEST). Those Candidates Are Interested in the Upcoming Vacancies Must Appear in Qualified This Exam. for More Details Before Apply online Read the Full Notification.

23 May

Tautee-cyclone

Cyclone Tauktae

The Tauktae Cyclone developed over the Arabian Sea on May 14, 2021, and got converted into a very severe cyclonic storm (VSCS) on May 16, 2021. It hit southern Gujarat on May 18, 2021. Strong cyclones have been developing on the Arabian Sea more frequently in recent times.

07 April

Rajasthan GK

Handicrafts of Rajasthan

Not only within India but also abroad, handicraft of Rajasthan is famous for its work like Paintings, Blue Pottery, Stone Carvings, Wood and Sandal Wood Work, Carpets, Metal Work, Leathercraft, Lac work, Weaving etc

02 April

Insurance Amendment Bill 2021

The Insurance Amendment Bill 2021 that increases the maximum foreign investment allowed in an insurance company from 49% to 74%, was introduced in Rajya Sabha by the Minister of Corporate Affairs, Ms. Nirmala Sitharaman, on March 15, 2021. The Bill amends the Insurance Act, 1938.

02 April

polity and Governance

Electoral Bonds

The Supreme Court has dismissed petitions seeking to stay the sale of fresh electoral bonds ahead of Assembly elections in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam, and Puducherry. Although the court said there is no justification to stay the current sale, the larger constitutional challenge to the electoral bonds scheme filed in 2017 is still pending.

01 April

Middle East Green Initiative

सऊदी अरब सहित कुछ अरब देशों ने मध्य पूर्व में प्लांट 50 बिलियन ट्रीज के उद्देश्य के साथ दि मिडिल ईस्ट ग्रीन इनिशियेटिव को शुरू करने पर वार्ता की है । दुनिया के सबसे बड़े वनीकरण कार्यक्रम के रूप में इसके तहत 50 बिलियन पेड़ लगाने का लक्ष्य निर्धारित किया गया है।

01 April

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, was established on 5 October 1948 in the French town of Fontainebleau. As the first global environmental union, it brought together governments and civil society organisations with a shared goal to protect nature. Its aim was to encourage international cooperation and provide scientific knowledge and tools to guide conservation action.

31 March

Catch the Rain Campaign

National Water Mission’s (NWM) campaign “Catch The RainCampaign” with the tagline “Catch the rain, where it falls, when it falls” is to nudge the states and stake-holders to create appropriate Rain Water Harvesting Structures (RWHS) suitable to the climatic conditions and sub-soil strata before monsoon.

31 March

polity and Governance

Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha

Parliament of India comprises President, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. Lok Sabha is called the House of People while Rajya Sabha is called the Council of States. The names, ‘Lok Sabha’ &’ ‘Rajya Sabha’ were adopted in 1954 by the Indian Parliament. Article 79-122 in the Indian Constitution deals with the Indian Parliament.

31 March

Pendency of Cases In The Judiciary

The total sanctioned strength in the 25 High Courts is 1,080. However, the present working strength is 661 with 419 vacancies as of March 1, 2021. The SC highlighted this as one of the reasons for the pendency of cases in the Judiciary. The pendency of cases in the Judiciary is a long pending issue.