Taiwan

Mapping:   Source: BS  Context: Lai Ching-te, from Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), won the presidential election, marking the DPP’s third consecutive victory with a pro-independence stance. Major powers’ reactions include China asserting Taiwan as part of China, the USA welcoming the democratic process but not supporting independence, and Japan congratulating Taiwan. Taiwan’s global …

Kashmir without Snow

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: IE   Context: This winter, Kashmir and Ladakh, including the popular tourist destination Gulmarg, have experienced a lack of snowfall, impacting winter tourism, ski resorts, and overall local livelihoods.    Reasons for Dry Winter in J&K: Reasons Details Decreasing Trend of Snowfall Attributed to a decline in western disturbance …

Chittorgarh Fort

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: Deccan Herald  Context: The Supreme Court of India has banned the mining of limestone by blasting or using explosives within a five-kilometre radius of the compound wall of Chittorgarh Fort in Rajasthan. It emphasized the threat to the fort’s existence due to unscientific mineral exploitation and directed a multidisciplinary …

Scientific Communication in India

GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Science and Technology    Source: TH  Context: The article discusses the importance of effective science communication in India, citing examples like the Chandrayaan-3 mission and COVID-19 information dissemination.   What is Scientific communication? Science communication involves conveying scientific information to diverse audiences in an understandable and engaging manner. It encompasses various …

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