Mains-100 [Previous Year Questions]

Vulnerability is an essential element for defining disaster impacts and its threat to people. How and in what ways can vulnerability to disasters be characterized? Discuss different types of vulnerability with reference disasters.

Vulnerability is the measure of the proneness of people to succumbing under the aftermath harmful effect of disasters. In the absence of robust disaster preparedness the vulnerability increases. Characterizing the Vulnerability Geographical Vulnerability The geographical ..

What are the finding about India in the Ease of Doing Business Report 2019?

The World Bank has released this year’s Ease of Doing Business report. The report measured the performance of countries across 10 different dimensions in the 12-month period ending May 1, 2019. Indicators of Ease of ..

Coastal sand mining, whether legal or illegal, poses one of the biggest threats to our environment. Analyse the impact of sand mining along the Indian coasts, citing specific examples.

Sand mining whether legal or illegal is causing serious repercussions on the coastal ecosystem. In a case, the National Green Tribunal imposed a fine of Rs 100 cr on the government of Andhra Pradesh for ..


What is India’s plan to have its own space station and how will it benefit our space programme?

International Space Station in low Earth orbit is a joint programme of five space agencies namely NASA (United  States), Roscosmos (Russia), JAXA (Japan), ESA (Europe) and CSA (Canada). Indian Plans of Own Space Station Indian Space Research Organisation has announced that it ..

How was India benefitted from the contributions of Sir M.Visvesvaraya and Dr. M. S. Swaminathan in the fields of water engineering and agricultural science respectively?

Sir M.Visvesvaraya and Dr M. S. Swaminathan are the two jewels of the Indian research field who have contributed immensely for the fields of water engineering and agricultural science respectively. Sir M.Visvesvaraya and Water Engineering ..