Daily Archive: January 28, 2018

Insights Learning (I-Learning) TEST 21 : 14- 21 January 2018

Insights Learning (I-Learning) TEST 21 : 14- 21 January 2018 Differences between the physical and climatic conditions of the eastern and western Himalayas   There are certain differences which also have an effect on the glaciers and their terminal level. These are: (a) Western Himalayas receive most of the precipitation in the winter months and Eastern Himalayas in the summer...

Insights Learning (I-Learning) TEST 20 : 31 December 2017- 14 January 2018

Insights Learning (I-Learning) TEST 20 : 31 December 2017- 14 January 2018 Indicator species An indicator species is the one whose status provides information on the overall condition of the ecosystem and of other species in that ecosystem. They reflect the quality and changes in environmental conditions as well as aspects of community composition. Some of the examples of indicator...

Insights Learning (I-Learning) TEST 19 : 24-31 December, 2017

Insights Learning (I-Learning) TEST 19 : 24-31 December, 2017   Memristors What? These are considered to be a sub-category of resistive RAM, are one of several storage technologies that have been predicted to replace flash memory. Memristors are important because they are non-volatile, meaning that they retain memory without power. Memristors are a special type of resistive device that can...

Insights Learning (I-Learning) TEST 18 : 17-24 December, 2017

Insights Learning (I-Learning) TEST 18 : 17-24 December, 2017   Partyless democracy Jayprakash Narayan gave this concept. This has also been explained well in the link shared at the Source. A very interesting read. Background: As per him, the spectrum of Indian political system remained stretched between the nation state on one end and the people on the other extreme....

Insights into Editorial: Should euthanasia be allowed?

Insights into Editorial: Should euthanasia be allowed?   Context: Elderly Mumbai couple seeks Presidential nod for ‘active euthanasia’. The couple, Iravati Lavate, 79, a retired school principal, and her husband Narayan, 86, a former government employee, have no major health problems. However, the fear of falling terminally ill and of not being able to “contribute to society” has pushed them...