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HDI Ranking and associated concerns Current Affairs – 23rd March, 2017

HDI Ranking and associated concerns Introduction HDI is an important development index released by United Nations Human Development Programme. It serves as a crucial index for social parameters and thus helps guide nations w.r.t. policy actions and guidelines, Issue: India’s rank of 131 among 188 countries on the UNDP’s [...]

Tuberculosis and India’s fight against Current Affairs – 21st March, 2017

Tuberculosis and India’s fight against Introduction Tuberculosis (TB) has been a deadly disease for India and the world. The number of lives lost for TB and its increasing spread in spite remarkable success on other disease fronts raises concerns. Issue: At the end of 50 years of tuberculosis [...]

Mock Interview Questions for UPSC IAS/IPS Civil Service Exam 2017 and : Tenure of VP, RPA-PCA-Sasikala, Judicial Overreach, Campaign Manager

Prologue Vice President as President? Governor’s Power Campaign manager Election Commission related Freedom of Expression Judicial overreach Polity: Sasikala, RPA, PCA Prologue Like any other daily wage laborer, I find seasonal employment as mock interview panelist after declaration of UPSC Civil Services Mains result. [...]

[Science] Injectable Contraceptive, 3 Parent Baby, Twins, Clones, Types of Sexual and Asexual Reproductions in Plants and Animals

Prologue Reproduction: Two Types Asexual reproduction: Subtypes Sexual reproduction in plants Pollinating Agents: Two Types Pollination: Two types Fruits: Types of Sexual reproduction in Animals Family planning Methods Classification Current Affairs: Injectable contraceptives Current Affairs: Three Parent Baby Twin Babies- Theory Cloning- Theory [...]

[Diplomacy] UN Secretary General: Selection, Appointment, Powers, Signifiance, Limitations, Antonio Guterres for UPSC Prelims and Mains GS2

Selection process of UN Secretary General Latest selection: Antonio Guterres Informal rotation system UN Secretary General: significance and limitations Selection process of UN Secretary General Q. Discuss in brief, the selection procedure for the post of United Nations Secretary General. संयुक्त राष्ट्र महासचिव पद की चयन [...]

[World History] Redrawal of Boundaries, Reunification of Italy and Germany; Vienna Congress & Metternich System

Prologue WHRd/P1: Redrawal of National boundaries: Meaning & factors WHRd/P2: Vienna Congress & Metternich System WHRd/P3: Reunification of Italy WHRd/P4: Reunification of Germany Prologue In past lecture, Pratik Nayak covered the American and French revolutions for World History for General Studies Mains Paper 1 [...]

[Answerkey] UPSC Prelim-2016: Polity, Science-Tech MCQs Solved with explanations for all CSAT Sets A, B, C and D

Science-Tech: Compared to Last year Road-ahead for Science-Tech preparation Sci-Tech: ICT related Sci-Tech: Space Mission Sci-Tech: Medicine Related Polity: Compared to last year Road ahead for Polity Polity: The Union & Parliament Polity: State and Local Administration Polity: Yearbook and Misc. Type Science-Tech: Compared [...]

[Answerkey] UPSC Prelim-2016: Environment, Agriculture, Geography, Flora-Fauna, Summits, with Explanations for all CSAT Sets A, B, C and D

Environment Biodiversity compared to last year UPSC Road ahead for Environment, biodiversity Conclusion: 2016 GS Paper- overall current and toughness Environment: International Treaties / Org: 10 MCQs Environment: National Schemes/Yearbook type: 6 MCQs Environment: Flora-Fauna: 5 MCQs Geography and Agriculture compared to last [...]

Proteus Tutorial – Using Single and Multiple Digit Segment Displays

  Segment Displays Inside Segment Displays Segment Displays contain LEDs arranged in a specific fashion such that, various characters or shapes can be displayed, by turning ON selective segments in different combinations. Shape of the LED is rectangular (to appear as a segment).Generally, these are used to [...]