Disaster Management

IASGateAdmin | 28, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 28-09-2019

1.National Film Archive of India (NFAI) Why in News: NFAI acquires rare footage of Mahatma Gandhi’s life and times. About…

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IASGateAdmin | 24, Sep 2019

DROUGHT ACTION PLAN

Context: The National Rainfed Area Authority (NRAA) is working on developing a comprehensive drought-proofing action plan for 24 districts in…

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IASGateAdmin | 18, Sep 2019

AKADEMIK LOMONOSOV- RUSSIA’S FLOATING…

Why in News? Recently Russian-built floating nuclear power plant completed its 5,000-km journey along the Northern Sea Route, causing excitement…

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IASGateAdmin | 16, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 16-09-2019

1.International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer Context: Every year September 16 is marked as the International Day…

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IASGateAdmin | 07, Sep 2019

MAPPING LIGHTNING ACROSS INDIA

Why in News? For the first time, a report has mapped lightning strikes across the country, and the lives they…

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IASGateAdmin | 29, Aug 2019

ESTABLISHMENT OF AN INTERNATIONAL…

Why in News? The Union Cabinet has given ex-post facto approval for the Establishment of an International Coalition for Disaster…

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IASGateAdmin | 24, Aug 2019

BIG DATA TO MITIGATE…

Why in News? According to the report by the UN‘s Asia-Pacific social agency, technological innovations like big data can better…

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IASGateAdmin | 11, Aug 2019

FLOODS IN MAHARASHTRA

Context: Between August 1 and 10, rains battered south-western Maharashtra, and rising water levels in local rivers breached the banks.…

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IASGateAdmin | 09, Aug 2019

MAHARASHTRA TO SET UP…

Context: In the wake an unprecedented flood like situation and record rainfall this season, the State government will constitute a…

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IASGateAdmin | 09, Aug 2019

NATURAL SIGNS OF FLOODS…

Why in News? A study in the Journal of the British Academy has found that indigenous knowledge on how nature…

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