Pratiyogita Darpan 2013 December

The Main Feature of Pratiyogita Darpan December 2013 includes :11 ASEAN Summit in Brunei and IndiaGambia Withdraws from CommonWealthIndia Begins Power Export to BangladeshIndia, Srilanka sign pacts for 500 MW Power ProjectIndia Test Fires N-Capable Prithvi-IIPrimeMinister’s Visit to China and Russia Britain, Iran Move to Resume Diplomatic RelationsIran, Western Power

Proposed forest diversion rules may bind states to settle forest rights of tribal people first

Draft amendments to the Forest Conservation Act rules, however, do not make gram sabha consent mandatory for all projects Women from faraway Dongria Kondh villages watch the proceedings of Serkapadi palli sabha (gram sabha) from outside the meeting venue to decide on Vedanta’s bauxite mining project in Niyamgiri. The gram

‘World needs to invest US $15.5 billion a year on breastfeeding’

World Bank estimate for investment on breastfeeding is less than 20 per cent of what is required, according to international non-profit, IBFAN A global investment of US $15.5 billion each year will be needed to ensure optimal breastfeeding for all children in the world. The cost will cover measures suggested

SCI-TECH & AGRI The Hindu Update

  New, long-lived greenhouse gas found    Perfluorotributylamine (PFTBA) — a novel chemical lurking in the atmosphere, is the most radiatively efficient chemical found to date, breaking all other chemical records for its potential to impact climate. Management of chilli thrips and mites Chilli (Capsicum annuum) is one of the

Relevant News / Current Affair (TheHindu) for UPSC (2014) CIvil Service Exam 11-12-2013

Reserve Bank to infuse Rs.10,000 cr additional liquidity The Reserve Bank of India, on Wednesday, said it would infuse an additional Rs.10,000 crore into the system on Friday to ease the tight liquidity situation, ahead of commencement of advance tax payments. “As the liquidity conditions are expected to tighten on

Petroleum ministry may terminate Reliance’s KG basin gas contract

Parliament standing committee report indicts Mukesh Ambani firm for defaulted on gas production The Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas might terminate the contract granted to Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) for drilling natural gas from Krishna-Godavari basin in Bay of Bengal, according to the statement issued by