30.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Maharashtra govt asks AICTE to stop granting nod for new engineering colleges   After facing criticism from AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) for not submitting its perspective plan for new colleges, the state government recently wrote to the council requesting no permission be granted to any new degree or diploma engineering colleges.   Even the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological … Read more30.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

Urban spheres of influence and rural urban fringe

Urban spheres of influence and rural urban fringe Urban spheres of influence Urban spheres of influence reflect centre-to-hinterland relationship, compared with the non-central region, the centre assumes more complex economic functions, and provides more economic activities. Famous theoretical contributions to this research field are the Central Place Theory (Christaller, 1933), the extension to the Central … Read moreUrban spheres of influence and rural urban fringe

Quality of life, life expectancy, literacy, standard of living and migration in India

Quality of life, life expectancy, literacy, standard of living and migration in India Human development—a comprehensive approach Human development is a process of enlarging people’s choices. But human development is also the objective, so it is both a process and an outcome. Human development implies that people must influence the processes that shape their lives. … Read moreQuality of life, life expectancy, literacy, standard of living and migration in India

Railway,Roades And Ports of India

Railway,Roades And Ports of India Impact on The Indian economy The Indian Railways contributes to India’s economic development, accounting for about one per cent of the GNP and the backbone of freight needs of the core sector. It accounts for six per cent of the total employment in the organised sector directly and an additional … Read moreRailway,Roades And Ports of India

Planning commission and national development council

Planning commission and national development council Planning commission The Planning Commission was an institution in the Government of India, which formulated India’s Five-Year Plans, among other functions. Background Rudimentary economic planning, deriving from the sovereign authority of the state, was first initiated in India in 1938 by Congress President and Indian National Army supreme leader … Read morePlanning commission and national development council

Immunity and Vaccination

Immunity is disease resistance and is of following two types:- Natural or Innate Immunity:- It is present from birth and is inherited from birth by the offspring from the mother.In this form of immunity the response from the organism against the pathogen is immediate in the form of non-specific immune response without the need of recognizing the … Read moreImmunity and Vaccination

Technology Related Issues Regarding Intellectual Property Right.

Novratis vs Union of India case Cognizant of patenting practice:- Parliament introduces a significant and important provision to prevent evergreening and granting of frivolous patent under section 3D of Indian Patent Act. Section 3D of Patent Act stated the protection of Indian Masses in the Indian patent law,  it disallowed patenting of new forms of … Read moreTechnology Related Issues Regarding Intellectual Property Right.

Biotechnology:- For Ras/Rts Mains Exam and Ras/RTS Prelims Exam

Smed-Prep This is the gene that is essential for correctly regenerating body parts among creatures. This research could prove vital in artificial regeneration of human organs. Loriciferans They are organisms found in the Mediterranean sea which live anaerobically. They are the first multi-cellular anaerobic organisms to be discovered.  

Space Technology and Robotics for RAS/RTS Mains and RAS/RTS Prelims Examination

  European Space Agency (ESA) Estd. 1975 Intergovernmental organization dedicated to the exploration of space. Planck (Spacecraft):-Planck is a space observatory designed to observe the universe using high sensitivity and angular resolution. It was launched in 2009. In July 2010, the Planck space satellite released the full map of the entire universe. Solar Impulse Project:- Solar … Read moreSpace Technology and Robotics for RAS/RTS Mains and RAS/RTS Prelims Examination

Forensic Science Technology for RAS/RTS Mains and RAS/RTS Prelims Examination