സിവില് സര്വ്വീസ് പരീക്ഷ: സൌത്ത് പോള് വാള് എന്തുമായി ബന്ധപ്പെട്ട് നില്ക്കുന്നു ?
ഇന്ത്യന് ബ്യൂറോക്രസിയുടെ ഏറ്റവും ഉയര്ന്ന പദവികളിലേക്കുള്ള പരീക്ഷയായ സിവില് സര്വ്വീസ് പരീക്ഷയ്ക്കായി ഏഷ്യാനെറ്റ് ഓണ്ലൈനും അമൃത ഐഎഎസ് അക്കാദമിയും ചേര്ന്നൊരുക്കുന്ന ചോദ്യമാതൃകയുടെ പതിനാറാം ഭാഗം.
Sati was declared illegal through the 1829 regulation act.
Slavery was declared illegal in 1843 through the Act V, while Charter Act of 1833 had instructed the government to abolish slavery.
Through the efforts of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar resulted into the passing of Hindu Widows' Remarriage Act of 1856, legalized window marriages in India.
Devanampriya, also Devanampiya was a Pali honorific epithet used by a few Indian monarchs, but most particularly the Indian Emperor Ashoka (r.269-233 BCE) in his inscriptions (the Edicts of Ashoka).
"Devanampriya" means "Beloved of the Gods". It is often used by Ashoka in conjunction with the title Priyadasi, which means "He who regards others with kindness".
The Lowland is the second novel by American author Jhumpa Lahiri, published by Alfred A. Knopf and Random House in 2013.
Fiber To The Premises (FTTP) is a fiber optic cable delivery medium that provides Internet access directly to a user or groups of users from an Internet service provider (ISP).
FTTP runs at a much faster speed than a coaxial cable Internet or dial-up connection.
The legislature ensures control over executive in India through the following methods.
By a Vote of No-Confidence, the Parliament can remove the Cabinet (executive) out of power. It can reject a budget proposal or any other bill brought by the Cabinet. A motion of no-confidence is passed to remove a government from office.
The MPs (Members of Parliament) can ask questions to the ministers on their omissions and commissions. Any lapses on the part of the government can be exposed in the Parliament.
Adjournment Motion- Allowed only in the Lok Sabha, the chief objective of the adjournment motion is to draw the attention of the Parliament to any recent issue of urgent public interest. It is considered an extraordinary tool in Parliament as the normal business is affected.
Censure Motion - A censure motion is moved by the opposition party members in the House to strongly disapprove any policy of the government. It can be moved only in the Lok Sabha. Immediately after a censure motion is passed, the government has to seek the confidence of the House. Unlike in the case of the no-confidence motion, the Council of Ministers need not resign if the censure motion is passed.
Cut Motion - A cut motion is used to oppose any demand in the financial bill brought by the government.
The act provides for 10% reservation in government jobs and educational institutions for the economically weaker section in the unreserved category. The Act amends Article 15 and 16 to provide for reservation based on economic backwardness.
The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development is an intergovernmental economic organization with 37 member countries, founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress and world trade.
The State Finance Commission (SFC) is an institution created by the 73rd and 74th Constitutional Amendments (CAs) to rationalize and systematize State/sub-State-level fiscal relations in India.
Article 243I of the Constitution mandated the State Governor to constitute a Finance Commission every five years.
Article 243I (2), the legislature of a state by law, provide for the composition of the commission and the qualifications for the appointment of members.
Article 243Y of the Constitution states that the Finance Commission constituted under article 243 I shall also review the financial position of the Municipalities and make recommendations to the Governor.
There are two such countries: Liechtenstein in Western Europe, surrounded by Austria and Switzerland.
Uzbekistan in Central Asia, surrounded by Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan.
The two moons of Mars are Phobos and Deimos. They are irregular in shape.
Both were discovered by American astronomer Asaph Hall in August 1877 and are named after the Greek mythological twin characters Phobos and Deimos who accompanied their father Ares into battle.
Ares, god of war, was known to the Romans as Mars.
Tropic of Cancer passes through 8 Indian states including: Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Tripura and Mizoram.
The Kisan Credit Card (KCC) scheme was introduced in 1998 for providing adequate and timely credit support from the banking system under a single window with flexible and simplified procedure to the farmers for their cultivation and other needs like purchase of agriculture inputs such as seeds, fertilizers, pesticides etc and draw cash for their production needs.
KCC covers post-harvest expenses, produce marketing loan, consumption requirements of farmer household, working capital for maintenance of farm assets and activities allied to agriculture, investment credit requirement for agriculture and allied activities.
Sweat equity shares are equity shares issued by a company to its employees or directors at a discount, or as a consideration for providing know-how, or a similar value to the company.
The sweat equity shares of a company whose equity shares are listed on a recognized stock exchange should be issued in accordance with the regulations made by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
The Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) is the biggest fiscal component of the Rs 20-lakh crore Self-Reliant India Mission package announced by Finance Minister last month. It covers all companies.
The main objective of the scheme is to provide an incentive to member lending institutions to increase access and enable availability of additional funding facility to borrowers, in view of the economic distress caused by the COVID-19 crisis.
Originally known as the Mollem Game Sanctuary, it was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1969 and thence renamed the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary.
The dense evergreen and semi-evergreen forests of Mollem at the edge of the Western Ghats, support thousands of indigenous people and abound with a huge diversity of wildlife: tigers, leopards, gaur, and over 200 species of birds.
The Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, 2009 (the Hong Kong Convention), was adopted at a diplomatic conference held in Hong Kong, China, from 11 to 15 May 2009, which was attended by delegates from 63 countries.
It is a cosmic wall stretching 1.4 billion light-years across and contains hundreds of thousands of galaxies, along with huge amounts of gas and dust. It stretches across the southern border of the universe (from the perspective of Earth).
Other identified structures include the Great Wall, the Sloan Great Wall, the Hercules-Corona Borealis Great Wall, and the Boots Void. Put together, these walls make up what astronomers call the cosmic web.
Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) is a type of arthritis in which there is a long-term inflammation of the joints of the spine.
If left untreated, it leads to paralysis. Symptoms of this disease are recurring pain in spine in early adulthood, reduced flexibility leading to hunched-forward posture of spine.
Treatment includes medication, physiotherapy and in rare cases, surgery.