India-US: Defence Technology And Trade Initiative( Mains 2017, GS -2,Indian Express)

Why in news? American Defence Secretary General, in his speech, highlighted the centrality of the India-US Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI) to ties between the two countries. Because of the DTTI, he said, the bilateral defence relationship “has grown to the benefit of both countries”. But, notwithstanding the General’s optimism about

Disaster Management In Gujarat(Mains, GS – III ,Disaster Management,Indian Express)

The pace of development in Bhuj, Gujarat following the disaster in 2002 has been unprecedented. Development banks and state governments have invested vast sums in infrastructure. Land has become an attractive investment. Does Gujarat Model is replicated anywhere? In Bhuj’s rebuilding, the Gujarat approach is widely looked at as a model

ISRO Successfully Tests C25 Cryogenic Upper Stage of GSLV MkIII [ Source : ISRO]

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully ground tested its indigenously developed Cryogenic Upper Stage for GSLV MkIII on January 25, 2017. The cryogenic stage designated as C25 was tested for a duration of 50 seconds at ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC) in Mahendragiri demonstrating all the stage operations. The performance of the


In order to create an awareness on the judicious use of natural resources and conservation of petroleum products, a month long awareness programme has been launched called Saksham-2017. The programme is organized by the Petroleum Conservation Research Association and other Oil and Gas PSUs under the Ministry of Petroleum and