1. Yediyurappa wins trust vote: (GS-2)
UPSC Mains Syllabus : Polity; Anti-defection law; Effective majority
What is Effective Majority?Effective Majority of the house means more than 50% of the effective strength of the house. In this,out of the total strength, we deduct the vacant seats. When the Indian Constitution mentions “all the then members”, that refers to the effective majority. For example, in Rajya Sabha, out of the total strength of 245 members if there are 45 vacancies, then the effective strength of the house is 200. Then the effective majority is 50% of 200 plus 1, ie 101.
UPSC Mains Syllabus: Bio-diversity Conservation; General issues on Environmental Ecology(UPSC Prelims).
The ‘Project Tiger’ was lauched in 1973. It is an ongoing Centrally Sponsored Scheme of the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, aiming at providing central assistance to the tiger States for tiger conservation in designated tiger reserves.
The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) is a statutory body of the Ministry, with an overarching supervisory / coordination role, performing functions as provided in the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.’
Pench Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh recorded the highest number of tigers in India.
3. More community radio stations soon: (GS-3)
UPSC Mains Syllabus: Social empowerment; Social Sector initiatives (UPSC Prelims 2020)
ACommunity radio : is a radio service offering a third model of radio broadcasting in addition to commercial and public broadcasting. Community stations serve geographic communities and communities of interest.
4. Amphibious ship LCU L-56 joins Navy: : UPSC Prelims 2020
UPSC Mains Syllabus: Environment; Conservation
Himalayan States came together at a conclave here to demand a separate Ministry to deal with problems endemic to them and a green bonus in recognition of their contribution to environment conservation.
5. It’s official, Odisha is origin of Rasagola: (GS-3)
CSE Syllabus: Economy; Food processing and related industries in India; GI tag
6. A straightforward lesson on resolution: (GS-3)
UPSC Mains Syllabus: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India's interest
UPSC Mains Syllabus: Governance; Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States
8. Minorities panel draws its remit: (GS-1)
UPSC Mains Syllabus: Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India
9. RS clears changes to Insolvency Code: (GS-1)
UPSC Mains Syllabus: Economic policy; Ease of doing business; RS clears changes to Insolvency Code
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