Month: December 2017

Battle of Plassey and Buxar || Modern Indian History UPSC

Battle of Plassey Battle fought Year: 23 June 1757 Battlefield: Plassey Winner: British under Clive Loser: Siraj ud-Daulah The Battle of Plassey was fought between the British East India Company and Siraj-ud-Daulah (Nawab of Bengal). Siraj-ud-Daulah was supported by the French. The battle took place on June 23, 1757. The victory of British East India …

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Concept of Ecosystem upsc, Abiotic and Biotic factors, Crash Course ecology

  Concept of an Ecosystem: Living organisms cannot live isolated from their non-living environment be­cause the latter provides materials and energy for the survival of the former i.e. there is interaction between a biotic community and its environment to produce a stable system; a natural self-sufficient unit which is known as an ecosystem. An ecosystem …

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United Nations Organization UPSC l United Nations Brief Overlook

  In addition to the six ‘principal organs’ outlined in the previous session, the UN system includes a number of other committees, funds, programmes and agencies. The work of some of these bodies is often featured in the news – the World Health Organization, UN Refugee Agency and World Food Programme, for example. Others are …

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Introduction to Indian Polity – Part 4 | POONA PACT OF 1932 for ssc cgl UPSC |

POONA PACT OF 1932 ■ As Mahatma Gandhi went on to hunger strike Dr Ambedkar was under tremendous pressure to save the life Gandhi. ■ Hence Dr. Ambedkar accepted for an agreement. ■ This is an agreement between the Dalit’s of India led by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar and the upper caste Hindus of India. ■ …

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Indian Physical Geography – The Indian Peninsular Plateaus

India Physiography – The Indian Peninsular Plateaus The Peninsular Plateaus • Largest of India’s physical divisions – It Comprises of broad & shallow valleys with rounded hills • Triangular in shape; composed of the oldest rocks & Surrounded by hills • Narmada – Tapi divides it into 2 parts viz. Central highland & Deccan plateau …

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Carnatic Wars- The fall of French and Rise of English in India | Modern Indian History

The Carnatic Wars were fought between the English and the French on the Indian soil for supremacy. These wars were fought to decide the rivalry between the English and the French and were directly connected with their rivalry in Europe. These were really part of the great Anglo-French wars of the eighteenth century and are …

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Introduction to Ecology and Environemnt for IAS – Lesson 1 I Ecology for upsc

Introduction to Ecology Key Points • In ecology, ecosystems are composed of organisms, the communities they comprise, and the non-living aspects of their environment. • The four main levels of study in ecology are the organism, population, community, and ecosystem. • Ecosystem processes are those that sustain and regulate the environment. • Ecological areas of …

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English Daily Vocabulary from THE HINDU – Episode 251 – December 16th, 2017

1. Floundered Class : Verb Meaning : struggle or stagger helplessly or clumsily in water or mud.. Synonyms: stumble, struggle Antonyms : succeed, grow Example Sentences Some component firms prospered but many more specialist car component enterprises floundered . If the deer had floundered , she’d have gone into the water herself. 2. Botch Class …

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United Nations Organization UPSC l United Nations Organs – Important International Organisations

Main Bodies The main UN bodies are established by the UN Charter. Underneath these bodies are many subsidiary organs. The General Assembly The General Assembly is the main deliberative organ of the United Nations. It is composed of representatives of all member Countries, each of which has one vote. Decisions on important questions, such as …

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(Part I) Indian Physical Geography – The Northern Mountains (Himalayas) and The Northern plains

India Physiography – The Northern Mountains (Himalayas) India can be divided into 6 major physical divisions • The Northern Mountains • The North Indian Plain • The Peninsular Plateau • Great Indian Desert • The coastal Regions • Islands The Northern Mountains (Himalayas) • The Himalayan Mountains form the northern mountain region of India. • …

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