geography

Hirakud Dam

News: Water flow into the Hirakud reservoir on the Mahanadi river decreased by 34% in 2017

7 Sep, 2018

RAVINE LANDFORM

Source: Ravines of Chambal Valley About Ravine: A ravine is a landfo

4 Sep, 2018
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  • Indian Polity AND Governance

    ELECTION COMMISSION OF INDIA ORGANISES SIGN LANGUAGE TRAINING

    News: Election Commission of India, in its commitment towards Accessible Elections, organised Sign Language Training Session for officials of the Commission in collaboration with ISLRTC (Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre) at ECI Headquarters in New Delhi. Details of th

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    CHANGES IN ASI ACT OPPOSED

    News: Historians have vociferously opposed changes to the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958, which proposes to allow the construction of Centre-approved public infrastructure within a 100 metre radius of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)-protected monument

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    POLITICAL THEORY

    JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE – A GERMAN THINKER He said, “I am what I am, so take me as I am.”

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    SECTION 377 GONE

    News: In a landmark judgment, a five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality, with a prayer to the LGBTQ community (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) to forgive history for subjecting them to “brutal” suppression. About IPC Section 377:

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    Constitution of India: Article 253

    News: A plea has been filed in Supreme Court regarding Rafale deal as it has not been ratified by the Parliament under Article 253 of the Indian Constitution. About Article 253 of the Indian Constitution: The Preamble to the Constitution of India declares that India is

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    Chief Justice of India

    News: Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on Tuesday recommended Justice Ranjan Gogoi as his successor and the 46th Chief Justice of India. Significance: He would be the first CJI from the north-eastern region. Details of appointment process of CJI: Article 1

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