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INDUS VALLEY CIVILIZATION IN BRIEF(History , GS Paper 1)

IntroductionThe Indus Valley Civilization was one of the world’s first great urban civilizations. It flourished in the vast river plains and adjacent regions in what are now Pakistan and western India.The earliest cities became integrated into an extensive urban culture around 4,600 years ago and continued to dominate the region

India to have 70 super computers for high-level research(SciTech)

The Narendra Modi led government has begun the process of having 70 super computers in the country, which will enable high-level research in different fields for not only government agencies but also the private sector. The super computer will help India do research in different fields ranging from climate, defence and other

Did ecological impropriety lead to the end? Indus Valley civilisation (History , DTE)

Historians generally agree that the death of the Indus Valley civilisation did not occur because of a single dramatic event, but came about due to several factors. One probability is that the people of that age mismanaged natural resources The recent discovery of pieces of the world’s oldest ocean-going ships

Efforts to increase access to vaccines delayed(DTE , World News,Health)

Developed countries question the move of developing countries to introduce amendments in the Global Vaccine Action Plan The issue of access to life-saving vaccines has been suspended once again. On May 19, Libya had proposed a change in the Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP)  to ensure that vaccines are available at affordable

WHY COMPETITION MAY SOMETIMES BE HARMFUL(Tax,Economy,Economics,GS Paper 3)

Is more competition always better? Most conventional economists would say yes. And, in the marketplace, that nugget of economists’ wisdom usually holds true. Every student of first-year economics is taught that competition is good for consumers, as it leads to lower prices and more choice; monopolies, in contrast, raise prices

CERN breaks new record, images of latest LHC collision released(SciTech)

For the first time, on May 20, 2015, protons collided in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the record-breaking energy of 13 tera-electron volts or TeV (one TeV=1.6 x 10-7 Joules).  The test collisions were to set up systems that protect the machine and detectors from particles that stray from