QUIZ – 2019: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 04 December 2019

  QUIZ – 2019: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 04  December 2019 The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs. The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil services preliminary exam 2018. It is not a …

[RSTV Summary] THE BIG PICTURE – VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

[RSTV Summary] THE BIG PICTURE – VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN   Introduction:             Every year 25th November is observed as International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and this year the theme is Generation Equality Stands Against Rape. Violence against women continues to be an obstacle to achieving equality , development , peace and …

InsightsIAS Daily Current Affairs + PIB Summary, 04 December 2019

InsightsIAS Daily Current Affairs + PIB Summary, 04 December 2019   Table of contents: GS Paper 1: Kisan Sashaktikaran Pariyojana. GS Paper 2: Rotavirus Independent Directors Databank. GS Paper 3: Punjab to create land banks in rural areas. CSIR-IICT Nuclear Magnetic Resonance test facility. Torrefaction to reduce stubble burning.   Facts for prelims: “Top 100 …

Torrefaction to reduce stubble burning

Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment   Torrefaction to reduce stubble burning What to study? For Prelims: the technology. For Mains: Significance for India.   Context: India tests Swedish torrefaction technology to reduce stubble burning.   What is torrefaction? It is a thermal process used to produce high-grade solid biofuels from …