No Tsunami Threat to India



What is a tsunami?

Causes of Tsunami

How are tsunamis detected?

Consequences of Tsunami

Why is Japan prone to earthquakes and tsunamis?

Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS)
– INCOIS is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) and is a unit of the Earth System Science Organisation (ESSO).
– ESSO-INCOIS was established in 1999 under the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) and is located in Hyderabad.
– Indian Tsunami Early Warning Centre (ITEWC) is also housed in the INCOIS.
– Mandate: To provide the ocean information and advisory services to society, industry, government agencies and scientific community through sustained ocean observations and systematic and focussed research.


Savitri Bai Phule & Rani Velu Nachiyar

Syllabus: GS1/Indian History, Personalities


Savitribai Phule (3 January 1831 – 10 March 1897)

Rani Velu Nachiyar (3 January 1730 – 25 December 1796)

Source: PIB

Aadhaar-Based Payment System (ABPS)

Syllabus: GS2/ Governance

In Context

What is the Aadhaar-based payment system (ABPS)?

Benefits of Payments through ABPS

Concerns with ABPS Payments


Source: TH

Expansion of BRICS

Syllabus: GS2/IR

In Context



Significance of Expansion

Impact on India’s Position

Way Ahead

Source: News on Air

Role of Governor and Need for Reform 

Syllabus :GS 2/Polity and Governance 

In News

More in News

About Governor 

Powers related to passage of bill

Emerging Issues 

Observations of Court 

Commission reports

Conclusion and Way Forward 

Do you know ?
– Article 361 of the Constitution provides only a limited and conditional immunity for the Governors. 
– It says that Governors shall not be answerable to any court for the exercise and performance of the powers and duties of their office or for any act done or purported to be done by them in their official capacity. 
a. This does not mean that Governors are not liable for their misbehaviour unconnected with their official duty. 

Source :TH

Many-body physics

Syllabus: GS3/Developments in Science and Technology



Many-body physics:

Importance: Understanding many-body systems holds potential for groundbreaking discoveries across various fields:

Key Challenges:

Approaches and Tools:


Source: TH

News in Shorts

2024: A Leap year

Syllabus: GS1/Geography


What is a Leap Year?

Why was a leap year introduced?

Is every fourth year a leap year?

Reformed calendar

Source: IE

Free Movement Regime to end at Myanmar Border

Syllabus: GS2/International Relations


About Free Movement Regime (FMR)

Source: TH

Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO)

Syllabus:GS3/Science and Technology


Square Kilometre Array Observatory

Indian Engagement in SKAO

Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT) 
– It is operated by the National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA), a part of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
– GMRT is the world’s largest and most sensitive radio telescope operating within the 110-1,460 MegaHertz frequency range.
– Significance: GMRT was among the six top radio telescopes used to enable the detection of the nano-hertz gravitational waves for the first time.
a. Such waves are expected to originate from a large number of dancing monster black hole pairs, several million times heavier than the Sun.


Amendment to Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules of 2021

Syllabus :GS 2/Polity and Governance 

In News

About the amended rules 

Purpose : 


Reverse Flipping

Syllabus :GS 3/Economy 

In News

About Reverse flipping

Objectives and Need 


RBI flags concern over credit information

Syllabus: GS3/Indian Economy and Issues related to mobilization of resources



Credit Information Companies (CICs):

Source: TH

Poila Boisakh

Syllabus: Miscellaneous

In Context


Source: TH

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