Everything about Vultures: Ecological Importance, Declining Population, Threats, IUCN status, Types of Vultures and It’s conservation

Headline : Poisoned cattle carcass kills 37 vultures Details : The news Around 37 vultures belonging to three endangered species died after feeding on pesticide-laced cattle carcass in eastern Assam’s Sivasagar district.   Background Vultures are scavenger birds which feed on the carcasses of large animals. Vultures in the country have reduced from 40 million (inContinue reading “Everything about Vultures: Ecological Importance, Declining Population, Threats, IUCN status, Types of Vultures and It’s conservation”

Everything about Ramappa Temple and World heritage site

Ramappa Temple for world heritage site Details : The news Telangana is expected to get its first site, the Ramappa Temple at Palampet, included in UNESCO World Heritage Site in the 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee. Telegram: https://t.me/SimplifiedIAS Background India has already got 37 sites inscribed in the World Heritage List. There areContinue reading “Everything about Ramappa Temple and World heritage site”

What are Tsunami waves? How they are different from other oceanic waves.

What are Tsunami waves? How they are different from other oceanic waves. Approach: Introduce your answer while defining what are tsunami waves Explain what are oceanic waves Differentiate between Tsunami waves and other oceanic waves Conclude appropriately Model Answer : Tsunamis, also known as seismic sea waves, are a series of enormous waves created byContinue reading “What are Tsunami waves? How they are different from other oceanic waves.”

Editorial : Agriculture sector

Headline : Time for India to relook the agricultural sector Editorial 30th Mar’19 FinancialExpress Details : India’s progress in agriculture: India has made significant strides in agriculture and food security since independence. It has transformed from a food deficit nation to ensuring its food security despite an almost four-fold increase in population. But time has come toContinue reading “Editorial : Agriculture sector”

Everything about Indian economy Slowdown?

Headline : Is the Indian economy slowing down? Details : Context of the topic The topic analyses the indicators suggesting slowing down of economic growth, what are its causes and related concerns. Indicators suggesting decrease in Indian economic growth Decline in sales: Decline in car sales of Maruti suzuki (the largest carmaker in India), tractor sales ofContinue reading “Everything about Indian economy Slowdown?”

Explain the circumstances that necessitated the FRBM Act of 2003. Also highlight the shortcomings in the FRBM Act 2003.

Explain the circumstances that necessitated the FRBM Act of 2003. Also highlight the shortcomings in the FRBM Act 2003. Approach Briefly discuss FRBM in the introduction. Explain the need of FRBM act. Then discuss the various shortcomings in the FRBM act 2003. Conclude with suggestions of N.K. Singh Committee. Model Answer : The Fiscal ResponsibilityContinue reading “Explain the circumstances that necessitated the FRBM Act of 2003. Also highlight the shortcomings in the FRBM Act 2003.”

Everything about Commercial Surrogacy

Lok Sabha Passes Bill Banning Commercial Surrogacy Details : The News The Lok Sabha has passed the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2016 that seeks to put a blanket ban on commercial surrogacy and regulate altruistic surrogacy in India. The bill was cleared by the Union cabinet in March 2018 after the recommendations of a Parliamentary StandingContinue reading “Everything about Commercial Surrogacy”

Examine the salient features of merger of Railway and General budget and the benefits likely to accrue therefrom.

Examine the salient features of merger of Railway and General budget and the benefits likely to accrue therefrom. Approach Introduce with the decision of govt. regarding the merger of both budgets. Give the salient features of merger. Then discuss the benefits of the merger. Conclude appropriately. Model Answer : Recently, the Government has merged theContinue reading “Examine the salient features of merger of Railway and General budget and the benefits likely to accrue therefrom.”