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Punjab PCS 2020- Most Important Topics

punjab pcs most important topics

Punjab PCS 2020- Most Important Topics

panjshir

Panjshir Valley

Panjshir Valley The Panjshir Valley , literally Valley of the Five Lion) is a valley in north-central Afghanistan, 150 kilometres (93 mi) north of Kabul, …

Tajikistan Concern amidst Taliban Rise

Over the last few days, Taliban forces have swept across Afghanistan, finally capturing the capital city of Kabul on Sunday.As …

biodiversity

Biodiversity Conservation

The word, “Biodiversity”, is combination of two words, “Bio” means life and “diversity” means variety. Therefore, Biodiversity is variety of …

e-rupi

e-Rupi

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi  on August 2ndlaunched digital payment solution e-RUPI, a cashless and contactless instrument for digital payment …

Gangetic dolphin

Gangetic River Dolphin

The Gangetic river dolphin once inhabited the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna and Karnaphuli-Sangu river systems of Nepal, India, and Bangladesh.  But the species …

Disasters In India

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), headed by the Prime Minister of India, is the apex body for Disaster Management …

Baltic Sea and Nord Stream Pipeline

An agreement reached by U.S. President Joe Biden and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will allow for the completion of the …

WORLD HERITAGE SITES

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

UNESCO  inscribed Dholavira, an ancient Harappa city situated in present-day Gujarat, on the World Heritage List, making it the second …

African Continental Free Trade Area

An office of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) was opened in New Delhi at the Ghanaian Embassy, where …

El Nino

El Niño is a climate pattern that describes the unusual warming of surface waters in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean. …

Desert National Park(That Desert)

The Desert National Park is an excellent example of the ecosystem of the Thar Desert.The Desert National Park falls under …

Black Softshell Turtle

Two NGOs, zoo and Kamrup district administration sign pact with a major temple at Hajo near Guwahati for the project.A …

Kaladan Multimodal Project

The Kaladan project connects Sittwe Port in Myanmar to the India-Myanmar border. The project was jointly initiated by India and Myanmar to …

Yaks to be Insured

The high-altitude yak, feeling the climate change heat across the Himalayan belt, will now be insured.The National Research Centre on …

National Green Tribunal

Observing that all five zonal Benches of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) are equally powerful and that their orders would …

Last Ice Area

WWF-Canada coined the Last Ice Area, a polar region above Nunavut and Greenland where scientists project sea ice will persist …

‘Heat Dome’ Effect

Canada and parts of United States are experiencing extreme temperatures, due to which hundreds of people have died. The weather …

PYGMY HOG

Pygmy Hog

Eight of 12 captive-bred pygmy hogs, the world’s rarest and smallest wild pigs, were on June 22 released in the …

Summer Solstice

Equinox and Solstice occur because Earth’s axis of rotation is tilted about 23.4 degrees relative to Earth’s orbit around the …

Turkey’s Challenging ‘Sea Snot’

The sea of Maramara, which lies within Turkey and separates Istanbul between Europe and Asia, is festered with a new …

Operation Pangea XIV

A record number of fake online pharmacies have been shut down under Operation Pangea XIV targeting the sale of counterfeit …

black carbon

Black Carbon

In a report titled “Glaciers of the Himalayas, Climate Change, Black Carbon and Regional Resilience”, the World Bank said that …

Niti Aayog’s SDG India Index

India saw significant improvement in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to clean energy, urban development and health in 2020, …

leatherback turtle

Giant Leatherback Turtle

A proposed township and area development project proposal on the Great Nicobar Island(Galanthea Bay) and Little Nicobar( South Bay and …

VITAMIN D

Vitamin D

Why in News?: High Vitamin D levels reduce the risk of coronavirus infection, and administration of the vitamin in the …

BioHub

BioHub

The World Health Organization (WHO) and Switzerland May 25, 2021 signed a Memorandum of Undersatnding (MoU) to launch a BioHub …

bao-dhan

‘Bao-Dhan’-Red Rice

In a major boost to India’s rice exports potential, the first consignment of ‘red rice’ was flagged off today to …

MUCORMYCOSIS

What is Mucormycosis or Black Fungus’?

Mucormycosis (previously known as Zygomycosis) is a serious but rare fungal infection caused by a group of molds known as micromycetes. …

Net Zero Producers’ Forum

Qatar, the US, Saudi Arabia, Canada, and Norway are joining forces to create net zero emission strategies. Qatar, the US, …

rep

RCEP and Indian Apprehensions

Singapore’s Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan recently said that he hoped India would “reassess” its stand on regional trading agreements such …

Suez Canal

The Ever Given container ship was stuck and blocking the Suez Canal.The Ship Weighing 200,000-Ton Blocks Suez Canal Causing Disruptions and …

disaster

Disaster and Disaster Management

A disaster can be defined as a natural or man-made calamity, mishaps or a catastrophe which is beyond the bearing …

Mughal Era Paintings

Origin of Mughal School of Paintings is a landmark in history of Indian paintings. The school originated in the reign …

environment and ecology

Environment and Ecology:Important Definition

Environment and Ecology:Important Definition BIOSPHERE It is the part of earth which supports life or the domain of living organisms, …

TSUNAMI

Tsunami

Tsunamis (translated from Japanese for “a big wave in a harbor”) are a series of waves caused by violent wave movements on …

Gupta Architecture

The Gupta Dynasty, founded by Chandragupta I (accession c. 320 CE), ruled in North Central India between the 4th and …

ONORC

One Nation One Ration Card(ONORC)

Under Department of Food & Public Distribution, Government of India this scheme, ONORC, aims to provide an option to all …

rare diseases

Rare Diseases in India

The Delhi High Court has set up a special committee to find a time-bound solution on ways to provide treatment …

Simlipal

Simlipal Biosphere Reserve

Issue: For more than ten days, fires have been raging in the Simlipal forests. A total of 399 fire points …

Mauryan Art and Architecture

Mauryan rule marks an important phase in our cultural history. Mainly in the period of Ashoka, the art and architecture …

himalayan serow

The Himalayan Serow spotting

  The Himalayan serow (Capricornis thar) is a medium-sized goat like antelope, native to the montane forests of the Himalayas. …

Indradhanush 3.0

Indradhanush 3.0

Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) 3.0 was launched with a focus on children and pregnant women who missed their vaccine doses …

Dhubri-Phulbari

Dhubri-Phulbari Bridge

Dhubri-Phulbari Bridge is a proposed bridge over the Brahmaputra river between Assam and Meghalaya in North-East India. This is a …

SARS-CoV and COVID 19

Coronaviruses (CoVs) are a highly diverse family of enveloped, single-stranded RNA viruses.The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a new viral …

BHUVAN

BHUVAN

Bhuvan, is the national Geo-portal developed and hosted by ISRO comprising of Geo Spatial Data, Services and Tools for Analysis. …

Green GDP

What is meant by Green GDP? Green GDP is a term used for expressing GDP after adjusting for environment degradations. …

Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility makes the companies more sustainable and profitable.Discuss.In this context, discuss what is Corporate Social Responsibility?   CSR …

SHATOOT DAM

Shatoot Dam

The signing of a pact between India and Afghanistan for building the $300-million Shatoot Dam on the Maidan river tributary …

 Glacial lake outburst flood

A glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF) is being termed as the probable cause for what happened in Chamoli. What Happened? A huge …

Stardust 1.0

Stardust 1.0’s rocket engine, dubbed the Modular Adaptable Rocket Engine for Vehicle Launch (MAREVL), uses a proprietary solid fuel which, …

New Start Treaty Extended

The US has extended the New Start nuclear arms control treaty with Russia for five years.New Start is the last …

15th Finance Commission

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman accepted the 15th Finance Commission ’s recommendations while presenting the Union budget 2021-22. 15th Finance Commission: Finance …

Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology

A new bill listed for introduction in Parliament seeks to bar all private cryptocurrencies in India- Regulation of Official Digital …

stratospheric warming

Sudden Stratospheric Warming

In January, 2021 a climatic phenomenon,Sudden Stratospheric Warming, occurred several kilometres above the Arctic region, in the stratospheric layer of the …

question hour

Question Hour

Question Hour The first hour of every parliamentary sitting is slotted for this. During this time, the members ask questions …

forest fires

Why are Forest Fires Common in Himalayas?

Although two-thirds of the total geographical area of Himachal Pradesh is legally classified as forest area, much of this area …

K-shaped Recovery amid Covid-19

What is a K-Shaped Recovery? Typical economic recoveries can include V, W, Z, U and L.However, economists are starting to …

Polar Vertex

What is Polar Vortex?

It was  during the extremely cold winter of 2014 that the term  Polar Vortex became popular. The term polar vortex is …

bird flu

Avian(Bird) Influenza( Flu) Virus

Amid the pandemic, there are reports of another scare in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala and Himachal Pradesh .Samples OF dead …

champaran

Champaran Satyagarha,1917

Background: Champaran is a district in North Western Bihar. It formed part of the Tirhut division in the province of Bihar …

THIRD battle of panipat

Third Battle of Panipat(1761)

The Third Battle of Panipat took place on 14 January 1761, at Panipat, about 60 miles (97 km) north of Delhi. The battle was fought …

tso kar

Tso Kar Wetland Complex as Ramsar Site

Ladakh’s Tso Kar Wetland Complex has been recognised as a wetland of international importance, becoming India’s 42nd Ramsar site. This is the …

galsafe pigs

GalSafe Pigs

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved an Intentional genomic alteration (IGA) in a line of domestic pigs, referred to …

malaria

New Genus of Malaria reported in Kerala

A new genus of malaria, identified as ‘plasmodium ovale’ has been identified in Kerala, in a soldier with travel history …

Science and Technology(Free Course)

Enroll Now Students may enroll even after the course starts The Course will cover the entire GS Science &technology syllabus …

CSAT PUNJAB PCS

CSAT(Punjab PCS) Free Revision Course

Enroll Here   CSAT(Punjab PCS Prelims) This course is FREE of cost for aspiring students. Starts-15th December The course covers importants …

punjab pcs notification

Punjab PCS Notification 2020

The Punjab State Civil Services Combined Competitive Examination-2020 (PSCSCCE- 2020) is being conducted by the PPSC and the Notification is …

havana syndrome

What is ‘Havana Syndrome”?

What is Havana Syndrome? ‘Havana Syndrome’ was the name given to a mysterious neurological illness which started to afflict American diplomats and …

invest india

Invest India Receives UN award

The UNCTAD has declared ‘Invest India’ as winner of the 2020 United Nations Investment Promotion Award, according to a release …

Minimum Support Price

Minimum Support Price (MSP) Minimum Support Price (MSP) is a form of market intervention by the Government of India to …

Farm Laws-Pros and Cons

The Farmers Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020; The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance …

Dairy Production in Indus Valley Civilisation

This is the first time it’s been proved scientifically that dairy production was in place in the Indus Valley civilization …

Miyawaki Method of Urban Afforestation

What is Miyawaki method? The Miyawaki method, developed by a Japanese botanist after whom it is named, involves planting saplings …

Migration of Mangroves:

In 2008, Punarbasu Chaudhuri, mangrove ecologist from the University of Calcutta spotted an interesting mangrove plant at the bank of …

‘Feluda’ Test for Covid

It uses CRISPR-Cas technology for the detection of genes specific to SARS-CoV-2 virus.This has been developed by the CSIR-IGIB and …

crispr-cas 9

Gene Editing and CRISPR/Cas9

French scientist Emmanuelle Charpentier and American Jennifer A. Doudna have won the Nobel Prize in chemistry for developing a method …

hepatitis c

Hepatitis C

Americans Harvey J Alter and Charles M Rice, and British scientist Michael Houghton were awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine …

Ocean Currents

Ocean currents are the continuous, predictable, directional movement of seawater driven by gravity, wind (Coriolis Effect), and water density. Ocean …

NCAP

National Clean Air Program(NCAP)

A time bound national level strategy for pan India implementation to tackle the increasing air pollution problem across the country …

warli paintings

Warli Paintings

Noida-based National Fertilizers Limited (NFL), a central Public Sector Undertaking, and country’s leading fertilizers manufacturer, is promoting warli painting.The paintings, …

astrosat

India’s ASTROSAT discovers oldest galaxy

A global team led by scientists of the Inter University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) has discovered one of …

VITAMIN

Vitamin C,D and E

Vitamin C The best-defined function of vitamin C is its role in the synthesis of collagen, the principal connective tissue …

immunity

Immunity and it’s types

Immunity is derived from Latin word “immunis” which means free from burden. In this case burden refers to disease caused …

Indus water treaty

Indus Water Treaty

After a gap of more than two and half years Indian and Pakistani delegations have begun the 116th Meeting of …

national education policy 2020

National Education Policy 2020

The new Education policy aims to pave way for transformational reforms in school and higher education systems in the country.  …

Renaissance in detail

Renaissance literally means rebirth. It is the revival of anything which has long been in decay or passing into a …

Compulsory License

Compulsory license is generally defined as “authorization permitting a third party to make, use, or sell a patented invention without …

Raman Spectroscopy

Mumbai-based Tata Memorial Centre has turned to Raman Spectroscopy to detect RNA viruses present in saliva samples This conceptual framework …

Vaccine and it’s types

Vaccine and its types A vaccine is a biological preparation that improves immunity to a particular disease. A product that …

temperature inversion

What is Temperature Inversion?

What is Temperature Inversion?   An atmospheric condition in which the typical lapse rate(The rate at which the temperature decreases for …

gaganyaan

Gaganyaan

Gaganyaan is India’s first Indian human mission that will be launched by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) by 2022. The …

PMGKY

Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojna(PMGKY)

The Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Smt. Niramla Sitharaman today announced Rs 1.70 Lakh Crore relief package under Pradhan …

Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report 2020

Global Education Monitoring(GEM) Report 2020 is titled and focusses on Inclusion and Education. Even before Covid-19, one in five children, …

Punjab PCS 2020 General Studies Batch

  Punjab PCS General Studies(Full Syllabus) Batch Details: STARTS 25TH JUNE 85 PLUS ONLINE CLASSES APPROX. 170 PLUS HOURS OF …

NAM

Virtual NAM Summit

The virtual Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Contact Group Summit on “United against Covid-19” through video conferencing was held recently.  The meeting …

Punjab PCS 2020 Prelims Test Series

Punjab PCS 2020 Prelims Test Series- BATCH 2 (Begins 11th July) Revise the complete Punjab PCS Preliminary Exam Syllabus along …

Social bubbles

What are ‘Social Bubbles’?

Social Bubbles are small groups of close contacts made up of friends and family may be the best way to …

Demo Classes Punjab PCS Prelims 2020

Demo Classes Punjab PCS Prelims 2020 Click Here To Enroll Demo Lecture-1 World History (Demo Punjab PCS)Geography-Syllabus and Strategy Discussion …

punjab pcs course

Punjab PCS Prelims 2020 Course

Click here to Enroll View Demo Classes Punjab PCS Prelims 2020-Course details Punjab PCS Prelims Course starts on 20th June. …

biotechnology

Growing Importance of Biotechnology

Biotechnology can be broadly defined as “using organisms or their products for commercial purposes. Biotechnology utilizes cellular and biomolecular processes …

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