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Ecology and Environment

Bioremediation

June 3, 2012 cholan 0

Bioremediation is the use of micro-organism metabolism to remove pollutants. Technologies can be generally classified as in situ or ex situ. In situ bioremediation involves […]

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Education

Draft National Youth Policy 2012

June 2, 2012 cholan 0

Proposes Nine Youth Target Groups; Reduces Age Bracket & Prescribes for Youth Development Indices Union Minister of State ( I/C) Youth Affairs & Sports, unveiled […]

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kerala

Pokkali Rice

June 2, 2012 cholan 0

Pokkali (pronounced Pokkaalli) is a unique saline tolerant rice variety that is cultivated in an organic way in the water-logged coastal regions of Ernakulam, Alappuzha […]

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Current Affairs

Chhattisgarh to resume hunt for Maoists

June 1, 2012 cholan 0

 The Chhattisgarh government has decided to resume Operation Green Hunt against Maoists, suspended after the rebels abducted Collector Alex Paul Menon in April.”Police will soon […]

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Ecology and Environment

India to set up bio-diversity authority

June 1, 2012 cholan 0

The authority will keep a check on inflow of external pests while importing agricultural and animal products  The Cabinet has approved a Bill that aims […]

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Space (World)

Square Kilometre Array

June 1, 2012 cholan 0

http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=https://iaspreparationonline.wordpress.com/2012/06/01/square-kilometre-array/ The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) is a radio telescope in development which will have a total collecting area of approximately one square kilometre.  It […]

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punjab

Punjab to become ‘e-Panchayat’ state

May 27, 2012 cholan 0

http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=https://iaspreparationonline.wordpress.com/2012/05/27/punjab-to-become-e-panchayat-state/ The Punjab government plans to put data of all its 12,776 village panchayats on its official website by year end. “Punjab will become an […]

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Health and Family Welfare

India adds Rubella in immunisation programme

May 27, 2012 cholan 0

http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=https://iaspreparationonline.wordpress.com/2012/05/27/india-adds-rubella-in-immunisation-programme/ Rubella, with symptoms like measles, is a viral disease that infects pregnant women leading to babies being born with a variety of congenital defects. […]