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Atomic Energy Commission

Atomic Energy Commission:– India is the only developing country that has achieved self-reliance in the sphere of nuclear fuel cycle activities, amidst several international technology control regimes. With the enactment […]

India’s Three-Stage Nuclear Power Programme

Three-Stage Nuclear Power:-India’s three-stage nuclear power program was formulated by Homi Bhabha in the 1950s to secure the country’s long-term energy independence, through the use of uranium and thorium reserves found in the monazite sands of coastal regions […]

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR).

By – Dr. Sonal Gaurbhms (Delhi) PGDCC (Ger.) MHA (Delhi) Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR). Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Indian research and development (R&D) organization. […]

note on the Department of Science

Write a short note on the Department of Science and Industrial Research. of Technology with the mandate for indigenous technology promotion, development, and utilization. The primary DSIR is to encourage […]

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Write a short note on the Department of Science and Technology. Introduction:- Department of Science & Technology (DST) was established in May 1971, with the objective of promoting new areas […]

Nuclear Technology

Nuclear Technology:-The energy released by the change in the nucleus of atoms is known as nuclear energy. The changes in the nucleus of atoms are normally caused by either nuclear […]

Isotopes

Some elements have more than one atomic mass but have the same electrical charge on their nucleus and chemical properties. Such element variants are called isotopes. Examples of isotopes are- […]

DISARMAMENT

Disarmament is the act of reducing, limiting, or abolishing weapons. Disarmament generally refers to a country’s military or a specific type of weaponry. Disarmament is often taken to mean the […]

The Negotiable Instruments Act was enacted, in India, in 1881.

NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS ACT, 1881 INTRODUCTION NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS ACT 1881:-The Negotiable Instruments Act was enacted, in India, in 1881. Prior to its enactment, the provision of the English Negotiable Instrument Act […]

GANDHI

Birth: 2nd October 1869 in Porbandar (Gujarat) GANDHI Profile: Lawyer, politician, social activist, and writer who became the leader of the nationalist movement against the British rule of India. Satyagrah: […]

OLD AGE ISSUES

What is the issue? OLD AGE ISSUES:– India has a serious problem of a growing elderly population. India lacks policy measures to address the problems of the elderly. What is […]

M.P. LAND REVENUE CODE, 1959

IMPORTANT POINTS TO REMEMBER [As Amended & Updated after the Amendments by the M.P. Land Revenue Code (Amendment) Act, 2018 (No. 23 of 2018) (w.e.f. 25-9-2018)] The M.P. Land Revenue […]

Rowlatt Act & Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

Rowlatt Act & Jallianwala Bagh Massacre:-Rowlatt Satyagraha was in response to the British government enacting the Anarchical and Revolutionary Crimes Act of 1919, popularly known as the Rowlatt Act. Gandhiji […]

Non-Cooperation & Khilafat Movement in India

Non-Cooperation & Khilafat Movement in India:-The Non – Cooperation Movement launched by Mahatma Gandhi on August 1, 1920, was the first mass movement organized nationwide during India’s struggle for freedom.  […]

Growth of Indian Nationalism

Several factors contributed to the emergence of Indian nationalism which can be analyzed as follows: Political and Administrative Unity: Growth of Indian Nationalism:- One of the significant results of the […]

Revolutionary Terrorism

Revolutionary Terrorism:-Till 1905, the moderates were leading the National Movement and their compatibility with Britishers was beyond any doubt. They, in fact, wanted their demand to be conceded through constitutional […]

SURAT SPLIT

Background of the Surat Split SURAT SPLIT:- The years from 1885-1905 were known as the period of the moderates because they dominated the Indian National Congress.  The Moderates used petitions, […]

Facts and Importance of Swadeshi and Boycott Movements

Facts and Importance of Swadeshi and Boycott Movements:-Launched in the early 20th century, the Swadeshi movement was a direct consequence of the British Indian government’s decision to partition Bengal.  The […]

Growth of Indian Nationalism

Several factors contributed to the emergence of Indian nationalism which can be analyzed as follows: Political and Administrative Unity: Growth of Indian Nationalism:-One of the significant results of the British […]

Formation Of All India National Congress

Formation Of All India National Congress:- Here, we briefly outline the two broad theories behind the establishment of the Indian National Congress (INC), First Phase of Indian Nationalism (1885- 1915) […]

Indian National Congress Sessions

First Session: held at Bombay in 1885. President: W.C. Bannerjee Formation of Indian National Congress. Second Session: held at Calcutta in 1886. President: Dadabhai Naoroji Indian National Congress Sessions Third […]

Revolt of 1857

Revolt of 1857 The Indian Mutiny of 1857-59 was a widespread but unsuccessful rebellion against the rule of the British East India Company in India which functioned as a sovereign […]

The decline of the Mughal Empire

The Great Mughal Empire declined and disintegrated during the first half of the 18th century. The Mughal Emperors lost their power and glory and their empire shrank to a few […]

The decline of Mughals (Lecture -2) Bahadur Shah I

The decline of Mughals (Lecture -2) Bahadur Shah I:- On Aurangzeb’s death, his three sons fought among themselves for the throne. The 65-year-old Bahadur Shah emerged victorious. He was learned, […]

Nadir Shah’s Invasion (1738–39)

Nadir Shah, the ‘Napoleon of Iran’, invaded India in 1738 – 39. In 1738, Kabul, Jalalabad, and Peshawar were captured by the Persian invader Nadir Shah and Lahore fell in […]

What Is A Carbon Sink?

Forest like the Amazon rainforest is some of the world’s most effective carbon sinks. A carbon sink is anything that absorbs significantly more carbon than it produces Forests, oceans, and […]

Indus River Valley civilizations

Overview Indus River Valley civilizations:-The Harappan Civilization, which flourished in the Indus River Valley between 3300 and 1300 BCE, covered what is now northeast Afghanistan, Pakistan, and northwest India.Standardized weights and […]

The Indian Economy in Brief

The Indian Economy in Brief:- At the time of the nation’s impending independence, the Indian economy was in trouble. As a colony, she was serving the demands of another country’s […]

The Art and Science of Agriculture

The Art and Science of Agriculture:-The art and science of cultivating the soil, growing crops, and raising livestock are known as agriculture. The art and science of cultivating the soil, […]

GST

GST:- Goods and service tax is an indirect form of tax imposed on the manufacture, sale, and consumption of goods and services at the national level. It replaced indirect taxes […]

Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution took place in the 18th and 19th centuries. The invention of steam power was the main innovation that sparked the Industrial Revolution. The Industrial Revolution originally began […]

SHIFTING CULTIVATION

SHIFTING CULTIVATION: –The history of shifting cultivation is as old as the history of agriculture itself. On the basis of archaeological evidence and radiocarbon dating, the origin of shifting cultivation […]

Indian Agriculture Scenario

Indian Agriculture Scenario:- India has a long tradition of agriculture that extends back ten thousand years. India currently ranks second in the world for agricultural production. Additionally, it makes up […]

The Industrial Policy of India

Meaning The Industrial Policy of India:- Government involvement impacts the industry’s ownership, structure, and performance. It takes the form of regulations, the administration of payments, or other forms of monetary […]

Rock System in India

India’s Gondwana, Archean, and Cuddapah rock formations Rock System in India: Based on radiometric dating and information about ancient life preserved in rock layers, the geological time scale is a […]

Electromagnetic radiation

Electromagnetic radiation:- Electromagnetic radiation is a form of energy that includes radio waves, microwaves, X-rays, and gamma rays. It can be observed as visible light but can also be detected […]

The rotation of the Earth

The rotation of the Earth: It is concluded that this study is clarifying our understanding of the way the Earth rotations and how this rotation affects life on Earth. The […]

JAWAHARLAL NEHRU (1889-64)

Nehru: Introduction JAWAHARLAL NEHRU (1889-64):-Nature and circumstance were both kinds to Jawaharlal Nehru. He was born into the Kashmiri Brahmin community, the most aristocratic sub-caste in the Hindu social system. […]

AN ARTICLE ON THE LATEST CONTROVERSY OVER REFRIGERANT GASES

The U.S. and other Industrialised nations have been compelling India and otherdeveloping nations to agree to the phase-out of Hydroflouro Carbons(HFCs) andmove to some safer and climate-friendly gases like Hydroflouro […]

ARTICLE ON ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE (AMR)

ARTICLE ON ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE (AMR):- occurs when bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites change over timeand no longer respond to medicines making infections harder to treat and increasing the risk ofdisease […]

Know all the information about Northern Cyprus

Northern Cyprus, which is officially known as the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, is located on the northern end of the island of Cyprus. It is bordered to the south by […]

What is Biopiracy? Explain with examples from India.

Bioprospecting is an umbrella term describing the process of discovery and commercialization ofnew products based on biological resources. Bioprospecting often draws on indigenous knowledge about the uses and characteristics of […]

Ecological Succession

What Is Ecological Succession? Ecological succession describes how a biological community evolves and changes over time. It occurs when natural events create a gap in an ecosystem. Various organisms or […]

Rural Debt Trap in India

The All-India Debt and Investment Surveys (AIDIS), carried out by the National Statistical Office (NSO) are among the most important nationally representative data sources on the rural credit market in India. Recently published, the […]

Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution took place in the 18th and 19th centuries. The invention of steam power was the main innovation that sparked the Industrial Revolution. The I. Revolution originally began […]

Temple Architecture

Temple Architecture : most of the architectural remains that survive from Ancient and Medieval India are religious in nature. In different parts of the country, distinct architectural style of temples […]

NANO TECHNOLOGY – UPSC

What is nano technology? When we study any material at its atomic and molecular level it is called nano technology. It studies at 10-9 m level. Origin of nanotechnology: Van […]

Nuclear Fusion

They offer some major advantages over other power sources. They will use abundant sources of fuel, they will not leak radiation above normal background levels and they will produce less […]

What Is A Carbon Sink?

Forest like the Amazon rainforest are some of the world’s most effective carbon sinks. Forest like the Amazon rainforest are some of the world’s most effective carbon sinks. A carbon […]

BIO-FUELS

Introduction-Biofuels BIO-FUELS ‘Biofuels’– BIO-FUELS These are  liquid or gaseous fuels produced from biomass resources and used in place of,  or in addition to,  diesel, petrol or other fossil fuels for […]

Tackling antimicrobial resistance

About this article:-Tackling antimicrobial resistance Health ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) highly industrialised countries recently recognised antimicrobial resistance was a bigger threat to low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) even though fighting it was […]

SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Indian National Satellite (INSAT) System The Indian National Satellite System or INSAT is a series of multipurpose geostationary satellites launched by ISRO to satisfy telecommunications, broadcasting, meteorology, and search and rescue operations. Commissioned in 1983, INSAT is the largest domestic communication […]

Atomic Energy Regulatory Board

Atomic Energy Regulatory Board: -The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board is the primary institution tasked to look at issues regarding everything related to nuclear safety. It was constituted on 15 November […]