Nai Udaan Scheme
It is under the Ministry of Minority Affairs for Support to minority students for preparation of Main Examination, who clear Prelims conducted by Union Public Service Commission, S…
March 24, 2017
Nuclear Recycle Board
Nuclear Recycle Board functions as an entity within Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) and operates under the purview of BARC Safety Council.
Nuclear Recycle Board is respo…
March 23, 2017
Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS)
Ministry of AYUSH has setup CCRAS as an apex body for formulation, coordination, development and promotion of research in Ayurveda and Sow…
March 22, 2017
Monpas live in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, centered in Tawang and West Kameng districts.
Some also live in the Tibet Autonomous Region.
They are believed to be the only nomadic t…
March 21, 2017
Mahi is Assam’s ancient herbal ink.
It was used in early and medieval Assam for writing on ‘sancipat’ (folios made of the bark of the sanci tree) manuscripts.
It has a prot…
March 20, 2017
The transition from winter to the growing season, with rising temperature and melting ice, is referred to as the “vernal window”.
Historically, the transition into spring…
March 19, 2017
International Buddhist Conference
It is a three days conference organized by Ministry of Culture and Nava Nalanda Mahaviahra University and inaugurated by The Dalai Lama.
There were two highlights…
March 18, 2017
It is the third longest in New Zealand.
The local Maori tribe had been fighting to assert their rights over the river since the 1870s.
Recently the river has been recognised by Pa…
March 17, 2017
Madhukar Gupta Committee
A committee under the Chairmanship of Madhukar Gupta was constituted to give a report on border protection and address vulnerabilities in fencing along the Indo-Pakistan bo…
March 16, 2017
Prelim Bits 15-03-2017
Shortest-Duration Cotton Variety
One of the main reasons for repeated failure of dryland cotton crop is its long duration i.e around 170-240 days.
This extends well beyond …
March 15, 2017