26 May

Environment-and-Ecology-For-IAS

List of National Parks in India

National Parks in India:- India’s first national park was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park, now known as Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand. By 1970, India only had five national parks. In 1972, India enacted the Wildlife Protection Act and Project Tiger 1973 to safeguard the habitats of conservation-reliant species.

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.

12 May

Israel-Palestine Conflict

Israel-Palestine Conflict

Israel-Palestine Conflict: Israel and Hamas exchanged heavy fire on Tuesday, 11th May 2021, with 35 Palestinians killed in Gaza and five in Israel, in a dramatic escalation between the bitter rivals sparked by unrest at Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.

04 May

Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Asian Development Bank (ADB) was established in the year 1966 headquartered in Manila (Philippines). At present, it has 68 members from the Asia Pacific region. 49 of 68 are from the Asia-Pacific region. The region is home to a large share of the world’s poor: 263 million living on less than $1.90 a day and 1.1 billion on less than $3.20 a day.

04 May

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

The International Monetary Fund was established in 1944 at the United Nations Bretton Woods Conference in New Hampshire, United States, in the aftermath of the Great Depression of the 1930s. The 44 founding member countries sought to build a framework for international economic cooperation to avoid the reoccurrence of competitive currency devaluations that contributed to the Great Depression of the 1930s.

23 April

Support Centre for Aditya-L1 Mission

ARIES facility (Aryabhata Research Institute for Observational Sciences) will host the support center for the Aditya-L1 mission, which is due to be launched in 2022. ARIES is an autonomous institute under the Department of Science & Technology and is located in Nainital (Uttarakhand). Aditya-L1 Mission It is India’s first scientific expedition to study the Sun. […]

19 April

govt. schemes and polices

Aahaar Kranti Mission

The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan recently launched “Mission Aahaar Kranti”. The initiative ‘Aahaar Kranti’ will focus on addressing the problem of hunger and diseases in abundance across India and the world. The initiative will shine a light on the richness and value of India’s traditional diet, the miracles of local fruits and vegetables, and the healing powers of a balanced diet.

19 April

India to climate envoy Kerry – Climate Change

India to climate envoy Kerry: US. special presidential envoy on climate change John Kerry’s recent two day visit to India was focused on making the countries prepare for a big summit on climate change which will involve 40 countries. This visit included 3 countries UAE, India and Bangladesh..

18 April

Online Dispute Resolution (ODR)

NITI Aayog launched the first-of-its-kind Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) handbook in India on April 9, 2021. The handbook is a request to Indian business leaders to embrace ODR. It emphasizes the need for such a mechanism, as well as the types of ODR models that companies can use and a direction for them to follow.

15 April

Environment-and-Ecology-For-IAS

Carbon Neutrality

हाल ही में 32 देशों ने मध्य शताब्दी या उसके आस पास कार्बन न्यूट्रैलिटी प्राप्त करने का लक्ष्य जरूर रखा है । किन्तु विशेषज्ञों का कहना है कि वर्ष 2050 तक कार्बन तटस्थता (नैट कार्बन उत्सर्जन शून्य) हासिल करने के लिये संकल्पित देशों की सरकारों और व्यवसायों की संख्या तो बढ़ रही है, लेकिन दुनिया अब भी उस लक्ष्य की प्राप्ति से दूर है।

14 April

Global Environment Facility

The Global Environment Facility was established in October 1992 as a pilot program in the World Bank (with $1 billion) to assist in the protection of the global environment and to promote sustainable development. It works in partnership with international institutions, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector. Today GEF is the largest funder of projects to improve the global environment.

14 April

Kenya-Somalia Border Dispute

Kenya-Somalia Border Dispute: Kenya has said that it will not take part in proceedings of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over its maritime border dispute with neighboring Somalia accusing the top UN body of bias. The move comes after Somalia’s decision to sever diplomatic relations with Kenya in December after it accused Nairobi of meddling in its internal affairs. The maritime dispute is said to form a crucial part of the diplomatic quarrel between the two countries.

11 April

Government Securities Acquisition Programme (G-SAP)

In 2021, the RBI has purchased nearly Rs. 3.13 lakh crore worth of bonds from the secondary market. However, all this was done in an ad-hoc manner leading to uncertainty (volatility) in the bond market and a sharp spike in bond yields. To ward off the uncertainty in the bond market, Government Securities Acquisition Programme (G-SAP) was announced by the RBI to give certainty to the bond market about its OMO purchase programme.