Category Archives: Current affairs

What is the Ramsar convention and Montreux Record upsc

By | November 19, 2020

Ramsar site is a wetland site designated to be of international importance. The wetlands are protected under the strict guidelines of the Ramsar Convention on wetlands. It is an intergovernmental Treaty. There are 41 Ramsar sites in India. These are wetlands deemed to be of “international importance” under the Ramsar Convention Ramsar convention Ramsar is a city in… Read More »

Co-operative Banking in India and the importance of Co-operative Banking in India.

By | November 14, 2020

What is Co-operative Banking? A cooperative bank is an institution established on a cooperative basis and dealing in the ordinary banking business. Like other banks, the cooperative banks are founded by collecting funds through shares, accept deposits, and grant loans. A Co-operative bank is a financial entity that belongs to its members, who are at… Read More »

Indices Index & Reports For UPSC Prelims 2021

By | November 14, 2020

These reports are most important in exam point of perspective. Every year questions from these Indices & Reports for UPSC Prelims. We have gathered and collected from different sources. Nuclear Organisations Indices Index Reports 1 Technical Cooperation Report International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) 2. Nuclear Technology Review IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency 3. Red Book… Read More »

What is (SCO) shanghai cooperation organization UPSC?

By | November 14, 2020

Strengthening mutual trust and neighborliness among the member states; SCO is a permanent intergovernmental international organization. It’s a Eurasian political, economic, and military organization aiming to maintain peace, security, and stability in the region. It was created in 2001. The SCO Charter was signed in 2002 and entered into force in 2003. It is a… Read More »

The ease of doing business index 2020 UPSC? Where does India stand?

By | November 14, 2020

The ease of doing business index is an index created jointly by Simeon Djankov and Gerhard Pohl, two leading economists at the Central and Eastern Europe sector of the World Bank Group. The World Bank recently released its Ease of Doing Business Report, 2020. The indicator measures the performance of countries across 10 different dimensions in the 12-month period ending May 1, 2019.… Read More »

What is the global hunger Index? UPSC, Where India’s stand?

By | November 14, 2020

Annual Report:  global hunger Index Jointly published by Concern Worldwide and Welthungerhilfe. It was first produced in 2006. It is published every October. The 2020 edition marks the 15th edition of the GHI. Aim: To comprehensively measure and track hunger at the global, regional, and country levels. Calculation: The GHI scores are calculated each year to assess progress and setbacks in combating hunger. It is calculated on the basis of four… Read More »