Right against Exploitation Art 23: Forced labor/ Traffic No forced labor – slavery – servitude No trafficking State can force for public interest conscription punishable Art 24: Child labor Punishable < 14 – no hazardous and non hazardous regulated by state The government had brought a new law to govern child labour, known as the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Act, 2016, which put … Continue reading Right against Exploitation
What is Cyberwar? Cyberwar is a form of war which takes places on computers and the Internet, through electronic means rather than physical ones. With an increasing global reliance on technology for everything from managing national electrical grids to ordering supplies for troops, cyberwar is a method of attack which many nations are vulnerable to. In cyberwar, people use technological means to launch a variety … Continue reading Everything about Cyberwar?
Seagrasses are flowering plants that form dense underwater beds in shallow water. Distinct from seaweed, the plants provide shelter and food for a large range of animals, including fish, marine mammals and birds. Many seagrass meadows have been lost because of human activities, say researchers. Seagrasses are also knows as “lungs of the sea” Seagrass, which is found in shallow waters of coastal regions on every … Continue reading What is Seagrasses?
Neutrino Very similar to electrons Second most abundant particles after photon Don’t carry any charge Are not massless Neutrinos are miniscule particles created in nuclear reactions, such as in the birth and death of sun and the stars, or in nuclear power plants. Neutrinos interact with matter via the weak force. The weakness of this force gives neutrinos the property that matter is almost trans- … Continue reading Neutrino and Indian Neutrino Observatory
Bitcoin is a digital currency that is not supported by any country’s government or central bank. It can be traded for services or goods with sellers who accept bitcoins as payment. Bitcoin was first introduced in October 2008. It was invented by an unidentified programmer, or group of programmers, under the name of Satoshi Nakamoto. The system is peer-to-peer (person to person using bitcoins) and transactions take place … Continue reading Bitcoin
Rajyasabha Our Parliament comprises of the President and the two Houses—Lok Sabha (House of the People) and Rajya Sabha (Council of States). The origin of the Rajya Sabha (Council of States) can be traced to the Montague-Chelmsford Report of 1918. The Government of India Act, 1919 provided for the creation of a ‘Council of State’ as a second chamber of the then legislature with a … Continue reading Everything About the Rajya Sabha
To suppress wild female Aedes aegypti mosquito populations that cause dengue, chikungunya and Zika were launched in Maharashtra’s Jalna district. The technology uses genetically modified male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that carry a dominant lethal gene. When male GM mosquitoes mate with wild female mosquitoes the lethal gene is passed on to offspring. The lethal gene in the offspring kills the larvae before they reach adulthood. male mosquitoes do not bite … Continue reading GM mosquitoes