Gene editing and ethical concerns #41

Oracle IAS, the best coaching institute for UPSC/IAS/PCS preparation in Dehradun (Uttarakhand), brings to you views on important issues.

Syllabus: GS paper 3: S&T, GS paper 4: Ethics

What are designer babies? What are the ethical concerns associated with gene editing?

Continue reading “Gene editing and ethical concerns #41”

PIB summary 6 Oct

Oracle IAS, the best coaching institute for UPSC/IAS/PCS preparation in Dehradun (Uttarakhand), brings to you daily PIB summary.

Atal Innovation Mission & SIRIUS sign MoU

Aim:

• To promote innovative cooperation between students of India and Russia, a Memorandum of Understanding was exchanged between India’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and the Russian Federation’s SIRIUS Educational Foundation. Continue reading “PIB summary 6 Oct”

UPSC GS Daily MCQs : 09.10.2018

Oracle IAS, the best coaching institute for UPSC/IAS/PCS preparation in Dehradun brings to you daily MCQs. Answers would be updated in the evening.

1.Consider the following statements regarding regions of Tropical Marine Climate:

  1. They are located along the eastern coast of tropical lands.
  2. They come under the influence of the trade winds.
  3. They are prone to tropical cyclones.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

(a)1 and 2 only

(b)2 and 3 only

(c)1 and 3 only

(d)1, 2 and 3

1.उष्णकटिबंधीय समुद्री जलवायु के  क्षेत्रों के संबंध में निम्न कथनों पर विचार कीजिए :

1.वे उष्णकटिबंधीय भूमियो के पूर्वी तट के सहारे  अवस्थित हैं|

2.वे व्यापारिक पवनों के प्रभाव के अंतर्गत आते हैं|

3.वे उष्णकटिबंधीय चक्रवातों के प्रति प्रवण होते हैं|

उपर्युक्त कथन में से कौन से सही है?

(a)केवल 1 और 2

(b)केवल 2 और 3

(c)केवल 1 और 3

(d)1,2 और3

Ans: D

Continue reading “UPSC GS Daily MCQs : 09.10.2018”

UPSC GS Daily MCQs : 08.10.2018

Oracle IAS, the best coaching institute for UPSC/IAS/PCS preparation in Dehradun brings to you daily MCQs. Answers would be updated in the evening.

1.Which of the following are features of the Great Northern Plains?
1. Braided channels
2. Marshes and swamps
3. Rift valleys
4. Meanders
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
(a) 2 and 3 only
(b) 1, 2 and 4 only
(c) 1 and 4 only
(d) 3 and 4 only

1.निम्नलिखित में से कौन सी उत्तर के विशाल मैदान की विशेषताएं हैं?

1.गुंफित चैनल

2.अनूप एवं दलदल

3.रिफ्ट घाटियाँ

4.विसर्प

नीचे दिये गए कूट  का प्रयोग  कर सही उत्तर चुनिये|

(a)केवल 2 और 3

(b)केवल 1, 2 और 4

(c)केवल 1 और 4

(d)केवल 3 और 4

Ans: B

Continue reading “UPSC GS Daily MCQs : 08.10.2018”

PIB summary 5 Oct

Oracle IAS, the best coaching institute for UPSC/IAS/PCS preparation in Dehradun (Uttarakhand), brings to you daily PIB summary.

(1) 29th Conference of Indian Society of Organ Transplantation

• The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu addressing the 29th annual conference of the Indian Society of Organ Transplantation pointed out that although there was a huge requirement for donated organs in the country, only a miniscule number were getting them. Continue reading “PIB summary 5 Oct”

UPSC GS Daily MCQs : 05.10.2018

Oracle IAS, the best coaching institute for UPSC/IAS/PCS preparation in Dehradun brings to you daily MCQs. Answers would be updated in the evening.

1.Aphelion is the position of

(a) moon when it is nearest to the earth during its revolution.

(b) earth when it is nearest to the sun during its revolution.

(c) moon when it is farthest from the earth during its revolution.

(d) earth when it is farthest from the sun during its revolution.

1.अपसौर (Aphelion) की स्थिति है,

(a) चंद्रमा की, जब वह अपने परिक्रमण के दौरान पृथ्वी के निकटतम होता है|

(b) पृथ्वी की, जब वह अपने परिक्रमण के दौरान सूर्य के निकटतम होता है|

(c) चंद्रमा की, जब वह अपने परिक्रमण के दौरान पृथ्वी से अधिकतम दूर होता है|

(d) पृथ्वी की, जब वह अपने परिक्रमण के दौरान सूर्य से अधिकतम दूर होता है|

Continue reading “UPSC GS Daily MCQs : 05.10.2018”

PIB summary 4 Oct

Oracle IAS, the best coaching institute for UPSC/IAS/PCS preparation in Dehradun (Uttarakhand), brings to you daily PIB summary.

1. Digi Yatra

• The Union Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation, Shri Suresh Prabhu released the policy on biometric based digital processing of passengers at airports called “Digi Yatra”. Continue reading “PIB summary 4 Oct”

PIB summary 3 Oct

Oracle IAS, the best coaching institute for UPSC/IAS/PCS preparation in Dehradun (Uttarakhand), brings to you daily PIB summary.

(1) Recent Developments in Clean and Safe Nuclear Power Generation

• The country is witnessing an increasing demand for energy and the consumption was only bound to go up further by 4.2 per cent per annum. Continue reading “PIB summary 3 Oct”

Supreme court verdict on Adultery #39

Oracle IAS, the best coaching institute for UPSC/IAS/PCS preparation in Dehradun (Uttarakhand), brings to you views on important issues.

Syllabus: GS 1: Society, GS 2: Judiciary

'Law on adultery reflected the Victorian morality of the bygone era'. Comment in the light of the recent supreme court verdict.

Continue reading “Supreme court verdict on Adultery #39”

PIB summary 1 Oct

Oracle IAS, the best coaching institute for UPSC/IAS/PCS preparation in Dehradun (Uttarakhand), brings to you daily Pib summary.

(1) Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna (PMFBY)

Context:

• Gram Sabhas across the country have been asked to inform the farmers about the enrolment and benefits of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojan (PMFBY) at the beginning of the Rabi Season. Continue reading “PIB summary 1 Oct”