Persons on Important Posts

Persons on Important posts 2018

 Persons on Important Posts: RAJASTHAN S.No Post ( Rajasthan) First Current (2018 Nov) Rajasthan 1 Chief Justice of Rajasthan Sir Sarat Kumar Ghosh (1949) Pradeep Nandrajog(32nd) 2 Chief Electoral Officer of Rajasthan Anand Kumar 3 State Election Commissioner of Rajasthan Prem Singh Mehra 4 Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) Suresh Chaudhary 5 RPSC Chairman Sir DR DR. S K GHOSH Deepak Upreti 6 Financial Commssion Chairman Dr. Jyoti Kiran (5th) 7 Advocate General Continue Reading

Science & Technology Current Affairs Summary: Dec 2017 – May 2018

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Scientists have discovered world’s second oldest grain of magmatic zircon (a mineral that contains traces of radioactive isotopes) from Champua from Singhbhum rock sample in Odisha’s Kendujhar district. It is an estimated 4,240 million years old, making it world’s second oldest rock ever to be discovered. It is oldest magmatic zircon on earth.   The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Delhi has installed Massive Multiple-Input, Multiple-Output (MIMO) lab on campus for Continue Reading

Nipah Virus: About, Symptoms, Prevention

Nipah Virus - Causes, Symptoms, Prevention, Spread, India

Recently, there has been NEWS about Nipah Virus outbreak in Kerala. There has been as many as 12 deaths and more than 90 people have reportedly been quarantined after showing Nipah symptoms. Precautionary advisory has been issued in other states like Maharashtra. What is Nipah Virus Nipah Virus is an emerging infectious disease that broke out in Malaysia and Singapore in 1998 and 1999. The infection gets its name from the Continue Reading

Important International Summits

Important International Summits Summits Comment BRICS Summit Countries (5)- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa 9th BRICS Summit 2017 – Xiamen, China East Asia Summit (EAS) The East Asia Summit (EAS) is a forum held annually in Starting 16 countries in the East Asian, Southeast Asian and South Asian regions. Membership expanded to 18 countries including the United States and Russia at the Sixth EAS in 2011. EAS meetings are Continue Reading

COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS 2017: UPSC IAS Prelims 2018

Important Committees, panels and Commissions 2017 - 2018

Committees & Panels can  be part of Preliminary Question Paper as a Match of the following or Who head What committee and on What topics. This post highlights important committees, commissions and panels formed during 2017, which can important for IAS preliminary examination 2018. Important Committees, Panels & Commissions 2017 S.No Name of Committee Chairman Work Area 1 Empowered Expert Committee (EEC) N Gopalaswami To select top 20 educational institutes Continue Reading