NEED FOR WASTE MANAGEMENT POLICY IN INDIA

Hyperconsumption is a curse of our modern times. Humans generate monumental amounts of waste, a sizeable portion of which is disposed in landfills and through waste-to-energy incinerators. However, billions of tonnes of garbage, including microplastics, never make it to landfills or incinerators and end up in the oceans. This garbage chokes marine life and disturbs […]

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TRICKERIES OF MONEY BILL

A Bill is said to be a Money Bill if it only contains provisions related to taxation, borrowing of money by the government, expenditure from or receipt to the Consolidated Fund of India. Bills that only contain provisions that are incidental to these matters would also be regarded as Money Bills. Article 110 of the Indian […]

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FIRST PAST THE POST SYSTEM

A first-past-the-post (FPTP) electoral system is one in which voters indicate on a ballot the candidate of their choice, and the candidate who receives the most votes wins. This is sometimes described as winner takes all. First-past-the-post voting is a plurality voting method. FPTP is a common, but not universal, feature of electoral systems with single-member electoral divisions, and is practised in close […]

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UCT QUESTION AND ANSWER FOR ECONOMY

1.   Which of the following statements related to the Human Development Index is/are correct? 1.   It measures the social and economic development of the nations. 2.   The HDI assigns equal weight to all dimension indices such as knowledge and understanding, a long and healthy life, and an acceptable standard of living. 3.   HDI includes dimensions […]

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UCT QUESTION AND ANSWER FOR SCIENCE AND TECH

1.   Which of the following statements related to the applications of semiconductors is/are correct? 1.   Photodiodes are used for detecting optical signal in electronics devices like smoke detectors, remote controls television.SCIENCE 2.   Photovoltaic devices convert electrical energy into light.       Select the correct answer using the codes given below: (a)  1 only                       (b) 2 only […]

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