Tag - problems

[Polity] Inter linking of Rivers in India : Benefits, Problems, China dispute etc.

What is the inter-linking river project? History States  : Favour and Oppose What’re the benefits? What is the cost? Ken-Betwa river link Constitutional Provisions: “Water” What is the problem? What is CLNNUIW? Indo China Water Disputes? World Bank report on India’s Water Policy [...]

[Polity] Assam Riots and Bodo Accord : History, Reasons, Problems, Solutions

What is Bodoland Territorial Council ? Timeline of Events How did the Kokrajhar riots start? Why situation out of control? Why resentment in the communities? What’s the problem in Bodo Accord? What is the solution? What is Bodoland Territorial Council ? 2003: Bodo militants [...]

[Economy] Electricity generation in India: Grid failure, privatization, problems, reasons, solutions and more

Electricity Scenario: India Problem with hydro power Coal Based Electricity Generation What was the reason behind grid failure? What is an electrical grid? Components of a grid When does a grid collapse? Penalty for Grid violation What is the network in India like? [...]

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[Economy] Banking Amendment Bill: Issues, Features, Problems, Reforms meaning explained

What is Banking Regulation Act? RBI Power #1: Can remove entire Board of a Bank RBI Power #2: Connected Lending Prevention RBI Power #3: Unclaimed Accounts Public Banks Issue#1: Need consolidation Public Banks Issue#2: Need more investment Banks issue #3: More voting rights [...]

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[Schemes] Handloom Mark, Handicraft Sector: Government schemes, problems, reforms

Handloom vs Handicraft? Why Handloom Mark? What is Handloom Mark? Social Security for Handloom n Handicraft? Mahatma Gandhi Bunkar Bima Yojana Health Insurance Scheme (HIS) for weavers Special schemes? Technology Upgradation Fund (TUF) Integrated Handlooms Development Scheme (IHDS) Mill Gate Price Scheme Babasaheb [...]

[Aptitude] Product Consistency: If Sugar price increases then consumption should be Decreased by What %, Time-Speed-Distance problems, shortcuts for SSC, IBPS, CSAT, CAT

Case: Sugar Consumption Budget don’t change Case: Salary comparison: How much more or less? Case: Increased consumption absolute value Case: Apples price decrease absolute value Case: Time-Speed-Distance Mock questions Food for thought IF you want to master this method, then don’t just read the [...]

[Aptitude Q] STD table : Application in train man bridge, time and work problems

Not really an article, just solving some readers’ queries to keep the STD concept refreshed. Case: Train, Man and Bridge Conversion : kmph vs ms Finding length of train Case: Time n Work : A and B Case: Train, Man and Bridge A man is standing [...]

[Location Factors] Wool Industry, Jute Industry: rise & fall of Britain, Calcutta Jute problems

Wool Industry & Geographical Factors Climate factor Land size Economies of Scale Woolen Mfg: Rise and Decline of Britain India: Wool business Jute Industry Mock Questions Wool Industry & Geographical factors Let’s examine videsi (foreign) wool business first. Majority of wool production comes from southern [...]

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[Troubleshoot] Site Theme/Layout problems & solutions- just clear temp cache files in your browser (+SSC extends deadline for CGL 2014 Applications)

IMPORANT: SSC CGL has extended the last date to apply (22nd Feb for part 1 online). #1: Green bar/logo on left sidebar= can’t read text from article #2: font size is ridiculously small #3: Cannot see sidebar of “Job application/last date to apply” #4: [...]

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[Infrastructure] Project Sagarmala, Port Infrastructure in India, Problems & Reforms

What is Project Sagarmala? Port Infrastructure bottlenecks What is Project Sagarmala? China’s String of Pearls = aims to surround India by developing ports in neighbor countries and possible convert them in military base at later stage. But Project Sagarmala only aims to improve India’s [...]


[Current Note] Jul-25-2015: Nalanda University, Humayun Tomb, Emigration problems, SIT Black Money 3rd report

Diplomacy Economy Polity Culture Person in news Mock Questions for UPSC prelims CSAT Diplomacy Diaspora problems: 2014 Highest remittances (1) India (2) China (3) Philippines. (world bank data). Yet our Government not very keen to look after its migrants-  ⇒ Emigration Management Bill is [...]

Urbanization, Problems & Remedies for UPSC Mains

[Mains Revision] Urbanization- Problems, Remedies; Poverty-Population, with Answer writing Practice

Prologue ML1/P1: Urbanization-Problems, Remedies ML1/P2: Urban Governance: Smart City, Amrut, Rurban after Prelims ML1/P3: Poverty-Meaning, Estimation, SECC-2011 Prologue Here starts the mains revision series- only selected topics will be covered GS1 | 2: urbanization, poverty and hunger, Women and health, youth, skill, Education; HDI, MDG, [...]