Category Archives: Decoded

Rejuvenating and Strengthening Rural Sitamarhi

  It’s an article written by Nitin Kumar, on the exemplary work done by the people of Sitamarhi (Bihar) under the guidance of District Magistrate, Sitamarhi Shri Rajiv Raushan. Nitin…

Budget through Rural Periscope !!

  Blog by: Parveen Kaswan                           “India does not live in its towns but in its villages.” The above quote by Mahatma Gandhi…

My IFS Interview: Parveen Kaswan

  Blog by: Parveen Kaswan   It was my second interview at UPSC. First one was Civil Service 2014 interview, so clearly I had a litle bit of experience this…

Gravitational Waves: All you want to Know

  Last week Scientists have declared that for the first time they have detected gravitational waves, ripples in space and time hypothesized by physicist Albert Einstein a century ago, in…

The Importance Of Agni-V to India’s Security

    The fourth Agni-V test is scheduled to be conducted during the month of February 2016. This will be the second canister launch. Agni-V will be ready for induction…

Hydrogen Bomb, Nuclear Bomb & Atomic Bomb: Explained

  Nuclear Bomb is an umbrella term which is associated with a weapon which derives its destructive power from nuclear reactions. It can do this by either fission (fission bomb) or a…

How IAS papers are checked: Explained !!

  This is really interesting and kind of scientific too, the process is long and little complicated, but it works for the commission if not for the candidates. This is…

All you want to know about Trans-Fats

  What are trans fats? There are two broad types of trans fats found in foods: naturally-occurring and artificial trans fats. Naturally-occurring trans fats are produced in the gut of some animals and foods…

Some important terms of Land Utilisation

  Geographical Area: The latest figures of geographical area of the State/Union Territories are as provided by the Office of the Surveyor General of India. Reporting Area for Land Utilisation Statistics…

Solar-powered coaches: IISc team projects annual savings of 7,200 units

  Fitting a solar panel module on the roof of a railway coach can yield more than 7,200 units of electricity every year. If implemented on all 63,511 coaches in…