Insights into Editorial: Why monuments would be worse off without the World Heritage status

    Insights into Editorial: Why monuments would be worse off without the World Heritage status    Summary: The UNESCO World Heritage Convention of 1972 aims to protect cultural and natural heritage, through preservation of monuments, buildings and national parks and even cities, among others. So far, 192 countries including India have ratified the convention. …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 10 October 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 10 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes. 1) The entire stretch of the Ganga’s tributary Bhagirathi from its …

8) Countries are gathering in Kigali (Rwanda) to finalise an amendment to the Montreal Protocol to enable this 1989 ozone-protecting agreement to phase out the use of Hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs. Discuss the significance of this move.

Topic: Environmental pollution and degradation 8) Countries are gathering in Kigali (Rwanda) to finalise an amendment to the Montreal Protocol to enable this 1989 ozone-protecting agreement to phase out the use of Hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs. Discuss the significance of this move. (200 Words) The Indian Express