NCERT Geography Notes For UPSC 2020
Geography

NCERT Geography Notes For UPSC 2022

Geography is a very important subject in the UPSC exam, covered by both IAS Prelims and Mains papers, Geography for UPSC covers Indian Geography as well as World geography. The following concepts in Geography are covered broadly by the UPSC Syllabus: Physical Geography Human Geography Environmental Geography The UPSC Syllabus covers Geography in prelims as […]

Why India Is Silent on the Ukraine Crisis Indian Foreign Policy Topic for UPSC
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Why India Is Silent on the Ukraine Crisis Indian Foreign Policy Topic for UPSC

As in 2014, New Delhi’s close relations with both Moscow and Washington put it in a delicate diplomatic bind. Why India Is Silent on the Ukraine Crisis Indian Foreign Policy Topic The highlights this week: The Ukraine crisis puts India in a diplomatic bind, Norway hosts a conference with Taliban officials, and South Asia fares poorly in new global […]

Portuguese in India
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Portuguese in India A Brief History

Portuguese in India A Brief History Fast Facts Portuguese Presence in India: 1505 – 1961 Portuguese East India Company: 1628 – 1633 Portuguese Capitals in India: Cochin (1505 – 1530), Old Goa (1530 – 1843), Nova Goa (1843 – 1961) Political Structure: Colony Portuguese Viceroys in India 1505–1509 Francisco de Almeida (first) 1896 Afonso, Duke […]

UPSC IAS Biology - The Fundamental Unit of Life
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UPSC IAS Biology – The Fundamental Unit of Life

Introduction The fundamental unit of life is cell. Cell was first discovered by Robert Hooke in 1665 in a simple microscope. In 1674, Leeuwenhoek, with the help of developed microscope, discovered the free living cells in pond water. In 1831, Robert Brown had discovered the nucleus in the cell. In 1839, Purkinje used the term […]

conflict between Israel Palestinians
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Top 8 must read points of conflict between Israel and the Palestinians

Early Jewish settlement 19th century Palestine did not formally exist as a country before the First World War, when the British fixed Palestine’s borders after their conquest of what would become Iraq, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria. For hundreds of years before the British took control, Palestine had been divided into provinces of the Ottoman […]