India’s Energy Security: Hydropower Generation and Related Issues

Hydro power is another very crucial source for India and controversial too. Currently Hydro Power through large dams contribute 2nd largest share (40.7 GW) of total power generation and stands next only to thermal power. India is endowed with immense hydropower potential (148 GW), but it remains severely underutilized. It is very complex issue and …

General Studies-2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 49

ARCHIVES 30 October 2014 1) In the post -Second World War scenario friends in war did not remain friends in peace. Examine the truth of this view in the period of your study. (200 Words) Reference 2) The American War of Independence “deprived Great Britain of one empire, but it strengthened the foundations of another (French). Examine. …

Geography-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 25

ARCHIVES 30 October 2014 1) Give a brief account of the principal land biomes and their latitudinal distribution. (300 Words) 2) Write a short note on Floristic kingdoms based on their global distribution (200 Words) 3) Write an essay on ‘sustainable development’ from the perspective of geography. (400 Words)

INSIGHTS CURRENT EVENTS: 30 OCTOBER 2014

The Registration (Amendment) Bill, 2013 The Registration (Amendment) Bill, 2013 has been re-referred by the Speaker, Lok Sabha to the Departmentally Related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Rural Development for examination and report. The Registration (Amendment) Bill, 2013 seeks to amend the Registration Act, 1908. It inter alia provides for compulsory registration for the leases of …