08.01.21 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

JHARKHAND J’khand Govt gifts recurve bows to int’l archers   The Hemant Soren-led Jharkhand Government recently announced financial aid to State archers in an attempt to help them participate in the international competitions. The step is in direction of fulfilling the dreams of three economically poor archers offering them recurve archery bow.   The archers … Read more 08.01.21 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

07.01.21 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand withdraws from ‘Tripartite Agreement’   The Jharkhand Government on Wednesday decided to make an exit from ‘Tripartite Agreements’ between Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the Central Government (through Union Power Ministry) and State Governments/UTs.  The decision to make an exit from Tripartite Agreements’ was taken at the Cabinet meeting.   As per the … Read more 07.01.21 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

DMPQ- Write an essay on Sree Narayana Guru Dharma Paripalana (SNDP) Movement.

The SNDP movement was an example of a regional movement born out of conflict between the depressed classes and upper castes. It was started by Sree Narayana Guru Swamy (1856- 1928) among the Ezhavas of Kerala, who were a backward caste of toddy-tappers and were considered to be untouchables, denied education and entry into temples. … Read more DMPQ- Write an essay on Sree Narayana Guru Dharma Paripalana (SNDP) Movement.

DMPQ- Evaluate the significance of Bhakti and sufi movement in medieval culture.

The importance of the Bhakti and Sufi saints lies in the new atmosphere created by them, which continued to affect the social, religious and political life of India even in later centuries. Akbar’s liberal ideas were a product of this atmosphere in which he was born and brought up. The preaching of Guru Nanak were … Read more DMPQ- Evaluate the significance of Bhakti and sufi movement in medieval culture.

DMPQ- Point out the important socio-economic applications of recently launched GSAT-30 satellite.

GSAT-30 is aimed at providing high-quality television, telecommunications and broadcasting services. The 3,357-kg GSAT-30 derives its heritage from ISRO’s earlier INSAT/GSAT satellite series, and is equipped with 12 C and 12 Ku band transponders. GSAT-30 will serve as replacement to the aging INSAT-4A spacecraft services with enhanced coverage. The satellite will provide Indian mainland and … Read more DMPQ- Point out the important socio-economic applications of recently launched GSAT-30 satellite.

DMPQ- Throw the light on the constitutional provisions made to safeguard and ensure the independence of supreme court of India.

. The Constitution has made the following provisions to safeguard and ensure the independent and impartial functioning of the Supreme Court: Mode of Appointment The judges of the Supreme Court are appointed by the Pre-sident (which means the cabinet) in consultation with the members of the judiciary itself (ie, judges of the Supreme Court and … Read more DMPQ- Throw the light on the constitutional provisions made to safeguard and ensure the independence of supreme court of India.

DMPQ- Give a brief description of the Ramakrishna movement.

The didactic nationalism of the Brahmo Samaj appealed more to the intellectual elite in Bengal, while the average Bengali found more emotional satisfaction in the cult of bhakti and yoga. The teachings of Ramakrishna Paramahamsa (1836- 1886), a poor priest at the Kali temple in Dakshineshwar, on the outskirts of Calcutta (who was known in … Read more DMPQ- Give a brief description of the Ramakrishna movement.

DMPQ- How did Berlin conference (1884-85) change the fate of Africa forever ?

. The Berlin Conference of 1884–85, also known as the Congo Conference, regulated European colonization and trade in Africa during the New Imperialism period, coinciding with Germany’s sudden emergence as an imperial power. Called for by Portugal and organized by Otto von Bismarck, first Chancellor of Germany, its outcome, the General Act of the Berlin … Read more DMPQ- How did Berlin conference (1884-85) change the fate of Africa forever ?

DMPQ- What are the basic features of Sufism? Trace the development of Sufism in India.

. The Sufis were mystics. They were pious men who were shocked at the degeneration in political and religious life. They opposed the vulgar display of wealth in public life and the readiness of the ulema to serve “ungodly” rulers. Many began to lead a retired ascetic life, having nothing to do with the state. … Read more DMPQ- What are the basic features of Sufism? Trace the development of Sufism in India.

DMPQ- Describe the different variants of PSLV (Polar satellite launch vehicle).

.  The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) has proved itself to be a versatile vehicle for diverse missions and is now the workhorse of ISRO. It was the first launcher to gain operational status.  PSLV is meeting the national requirements as well as the launch requirements for international customers. The long string of consecutive successes … Read more DMPQ- Describe the different variants of PSLV (Polar satellite launch vehicle).

25.12.20 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Trade bodies urge Jharkhand govt to frame investor-friendly policy next year   Representatives of trade and industry bodies in the state said they are hopeful of a much improved and productive year in 2021 with government help after the downward slide in the industrial sector because of the Covid-19 pandemic this year. The newly-elected president of the Federation … Read more 25.12.20 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

DMPQ- . Discuss the appointment and removal procedure of supreme court judges.

Appointment of Chief Justice From 1950 to 1973, the practice has been to appoint the seniormost judge of the Supreme Court as the chief justice of India. This established convention was violated in 1973 when A N Ray was appointed as the Chief Justice of India by superseding three senior judges. Again in 1977, M … Read more DMPQ- . Discuss the appointment and removal procedure of supreme court judges.

DMPQ- . Jyotiba phule’s satyashodhak samaj movement has played important role in social equality goal.

. Jyotiba Phule (1827-1890), born in Satara, Maharashtra, belonged to the mali (gardener) community and organised a powerful movement against upper caste domination and brahminical supremacy. Phule founded the Satyashodhak Samaj (Truth Seekers’ Society) in 1873, with the leadership of the samaj coming from the backward classes, malis, telis, kunbis, saris and dhangars. The main … Read more DMPQ- . Jyotiba phule’s satyashodhak samaj movement has played important role in social equality goal.

DMPQ- “Colonialism and Mercantile Capitalism were not only related but depended on each other.” Elucidate.

Mercantilism, economic theory and practice common in Europe from the 16th to the 18th century that promoted governmental regulation of a nation’s economy for the purpose of augmenting state power at the expense of rival national powers. It was the economic counterpart of political absolutism. Mercantilism contained many interlocking principles. Precious metals, such as gold … Read more DMPQ- “Colonialism and Mercantile Capitalism were not only related but depended on each other.” Elucidate.

DMPQ- Give a brief description of the evolution of Marathi literature from early to modern period.

Answer. Maharashtra is situated on a plateau where a large number of local dialects were in use. Marathi grew out of these these local dialects. The Portuguese missionaries started using Marathi for preaching their gospel. The earliest Marathi poetry and prose is by Saint Jnaneshwar (Gyaneshwar) who lived in the thirteenth century. He wrote a … Read more DMPQ- Give a brief description of the evolution of Marathi literature from early to modern period.

DMPQ- What is GPS (Global positioning system)? How is India’s IRNSS ( Indian regional navigational satellite system is different from GPS?

The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a satellite-based navigation system made up of at least 24 satellites. GPS works in any weather conditions, anywhere in the world, 24 hours a day, with no subscription fees or setup charges. The U.S. Department of Defense (USDOD) originally put the satellites into orbit for military use, but they … Read more DMPQ- What is GPS (Global positioning system)? How is India’s IRNSS ( Indian regional navigational satellite system is different from GPS?

DMPQ- What are the objectives and composition of the parliamentary forums?

The objectives behind the constitution of the Parliamentary forums are: To provide a platform to the members to have interactions with the ministers concerned, experts and key officials from the nodal ministries with a view to have a focused and meaningful discussion on critical issues with a result-oriented approach for speeding up the implementation process; … Read more DMPQ- What are the objectives and composition of the parliamentary forums?

24.12.20 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

JHARKHAND JPSC calls universities to discuss outstanding issues   Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC) seems to be into image making exercise besides to increase its efficiency and to convert JPSC as a professional body as the JPSC has invited teaching and non-teaching staffs of universities of Jharkhand to place their suggestions and concerns before JPSC. … Read more 24.12.20 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

DMPQ- Write an essay on Young Bengal Movement and Henry Vivian Derozio.

. During the late 1820s and early 1830s, there emerged a radical, intellectual trend among the youth in Bengal, which came to be known as the ‘Young Bengal Movement’. A young Anglo-Indian, Henry Vivian Derozio (1809-31), who taught at the Hindu College from 1826 to 1831, was the leader and inspirer of this progressive trend. … Read more DMPQ- Write an essay on Young Bengal Movement and Henry Vivian Derozio.

DMPQ- How did scientific innovations help the cause of European colonialism.

The technological history of the Middle Ages was one of slow but substantial development. In the succeeding period the tempo of change increased markedly and was associated with profound social, political, religious, and intellectual upheavals in western Europe. The emergence of the nation-state, the cleavage of the Christian church by the Protestant Reformation, the Renaissance … Read more DMPQ- How did scientific innovations help the cause of European colonialism.

DMPQ- Discuss the historical evolution of the Hindi language and literature.

. The rise of the Bhakti movement and the use of these regional languages by the various saints helped in their growth and development. We have already noted the various dialects that developed in northern and western India. Prithviraj Raso is supposed to be the first book in the Hindi language. Hindi evolved during the … Read more DMPQ- Discuss the historical evolution of the Hindi language and literature.

DMPQ- . Point out the differences between cryogenic engine and semi-cryogenic engine.

Rocket engine needs enormous amount of thrust to escape Earth’s gravitational pull. However the chemicals used for engines are Hydrogen and Oxygen (Hydrogen used as a fuel, while Oxygen as a oxidiser) that produces a good thrust, found in Earth in the form of gas. Carrying hydrogen and oxygen in their gaseous form will require … Read more DMPQ- . Point out the differences between cryogenic engine and semi-cryogenic engine.

DMPQ- Point out the factors which limit the sovereignty of India’s parliament.

. The Indian Parliament cannot be regarded as a sovereign body as there are ‘legal’ restrictions on its authority and jurisdiction. The factors that limit the sovereignty of Indian Parliament are: Written Nature of the Constitution The Constitution is the fundamental law of the land in our country. It has defined the authority and jurisdiction … Read more DMPQ- Point out the factors which limit the sovereignty of India’s parliament.

DMPQ- Evaluate the contributions of Raja Rammohan roy and Brahmo samaj in socio-religious field.

. Raja Rammohan Roy (1772-1833), often called the the father of Indian Renaissance and the maker of Modern India, was a man of versatile genius. Rammohan Roy believed in the modern scientific approach and principles of human dignity and social equality. He put his faith in monotheism. He wrote Gift to Monotheists (1809) and translated … Read more DMPQ- Evaluate the contributions of Raja Rammohan roy and Brahmo samaj in socio-religious field.

DMPQ- . Discuss the Social impacts of industrial revolution on Britain.

The capitalism possibly was grown by the technology change. Before the Industrial Revolution, the people who lived in Britain might suffer from the worse quality of living conditions. The industrialist affected the decline of the traditional handicraft. Some scientists had come up with mind and invented several new productions. Owing to the new inventions, the … Read more DMPQ- . Discuss the Social impacts of industrial revolution on Britain.

DMPQ- . Trace the evolution of Urdu language during medieval India.

After the conquest of Delhi (1192), the Turkish people settled in this region. Urdu was born out of the interaction of these settlers and soldiers in the barracks with the common people. Originally it was a dialect but slowly it acquired all the features of a formal language when the authors started using Persian script. … Read more DMPQ- . Trace the evolution of Urdu language during medieval India.

DMPQ- . Discuss the changes brought by new space com policy 2020 .

The objective of the policy is, to quote, “at meeting the growing demands on satellite communication requirements, promotion of space based communication activities by industry, advancements in the relevant indigenous technologies for self-sustenance and protection of space assets needed for the country”. The norms classify upstream SATCOM activities viz., launch and operation of Satellite communication … Read more DMPQ- . Discuss the changes brought by new space com policy 2020 .

DMPQ- Briefly describe the concept of parliamentary privileges. Also mention the consequences of breach of privileges.

Parliamentary privileges are special rights, immunities and exemptions enjoyed by the two Houses of Parliament, their committees and their members. They are necessary in order to secure the independence and effectiveness of their actions. Without these privileges, the Houses can neither maintain their authority, dignity and honour nor can protect their members from any obstruction … Read more DMPQ- Briefly describe the concept of parliamentary privileges. Also mention the consequences of breach of privileges.

DMPQ- Trace the steps taken by Indian Intellectuals and British governments for Gender rights in 19th century.

. Because of the indefatigable efforts of the reformers, a number of administrative measures were adopted by the government to improve the condition of women. Abolition of Sati Influenced by the frontal attack launched by the enlightened Indian reformers led by Raja Rammohan Roy, the government declared the practice of sati illegal and punishable by … Read more DMPQ- Trace the steps taken by Indian Intellectuals and British governments for Gender rights in 19th century.

DMPQ- Evaluate the policy of blood and iron in the unification of Germany.

. Otto Von Bismarck, the architect of the German Unification, believed in a policy of blood and iron (militarism) to achieve his object. Unmindful of the resistance offered by the popular House of the Prussian Diet, Bismarck embarked on an ambitious programme of militarisation. He not only raised a large number of soldiers but also … Read more DMPQ- Evaluate the policy of blood and iron in the unification of Germany.

DMPQ- Trace the evolution of Kannada litreture from premedieval to medieval era.

Apart from Telugu, Vijayanagara rulers extended their patronage to Kannada and Sanskrit writers as well. Many Jain scholars contributed to the growth of Kannada literature. Madhava wrote Dharmanathapurana on the fifteenth tirthankara. Another Jain scholar, Uritta Vilasa, wrote Dharma Parikshe. The Sanskrit works of the period include Yadavabhyudayam by Vedanatha Desika and Parasara Smriti Vyakhya … Read more DMPQ- Trace the evolution of Kannada litreture from premedieval to medieval era.

DMPQ- What is 3D printing ? Explain the need of the government policy for 3D printing.

3D printing or additive manufacturing is a process of making three dimensional solid objects from a digital file.  The creation of a 3D printed object is achieved using additive processes. In an additive process an object is created by laying down successive layers of material until the object is created. Each of these layers can … Read more DMPQ- What is 3D printing ? Explain the need of the government policy for 3D printing.

DMPQ- Discuss the factors gave rise to desire for socio-religious reforms in 19th century.

. The dawn of the nineteenth century witnessed the birth of a new vision—a modern vision among some enlightened sections of the Indian society. This enlightened vision was to shape the course of events for decades to come and even beyond. Impact of British Rule The presence of a colonial government on Indian soil played … Read more DMPQ- Discuss the factors gave rise to desire for socio-religious reforms in 19th century.

DMPQ- Explain why did Industrial Revolution first occur in England.

In the period 1760 to 1830 the Industrial Revolution was largely confined to Britain. Aware of their head start, the British forbade the export of machinery, skilled workers, and manufacturing techniques. Britain’s damp climate was ideal for raising sheep, Britain had a long history of producing textiles like wool, linen and cotton. But prior to … Read more DMPQ- Explain why did Industrial Revolution first occur in England.

DMPQ- “Gupta period witnessed some of the most prominent Sanskrit scholars.” Elucidate.

. The Gupta period was India’s golden age of culture and one of the greatest and most glorious times. The Gupta kings patronized the classical Sanskrit literature. They helped liberally the scholars and poets of Sanskrit. This enriched the Sanskrit langauge. In fact Sanskrit language became the language of cultured and educated people. Many great … Read more DMPQ- “Gupta period witnessed some of the most prominent Sanskrit scholars.” Elucidate.

DMPQ- Give the brief description of India’s INSAT (Indian national satellite system) Program.

Insat (Indian National Satellite System) was a multipurpose satellite system for telecommunications, broadcasting, meteorology and search and rescue services. Commissioned in 1983, Insat was the largest domestic communication system in the Asia-Pacific Region, and was a joint venture of the Indian Department of Space (DOS), Department of Telecommunications, India Meteorological Department, All India Radio and … Read more DMPQ- Give the brief description of India’s INSAT (Indian national satellite system) Program.

DMPQ- . Discuss the origin and functions of estimates committee.

The origin of this committee can be traced to the standing financial committee set up in 1921. The first Estimates Committee in the post-independence era was constituted in 1950 on the recommendation of John Mathai, the then finance minister. Originally, it had 25 members but in 1956 its membership was raised to 30. All the … Read more DMPQ- . Discuss the origin and functions of estimates committee.

DMPQ- “The 1857 mutiny however failed was not without the significance for Indians.” Explain.

By the end of 1859, British authority over India was fully re-established. The British government had to pour immense supplies of men, money and arms into the country, though the Indians had to later repay the entire cost through their own suppression. For the British the Revolt of 1857 proved useful in that it showed … Read more DMPQ- “The 1857 mutiny however failed was not without the significance for Indians.” Explain.

02.01.21 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Tribal students of Jharkhand to study in Oxford and Cambridge   The Hemant Soren Government with an aim to revive the legacy of Jaipal Singh Munda — a distinguished parliamentarian, a sportsman of international repute and an educationist — has introduced Morang Gomke Jaipal Singh Munda overseas scholarship scheme for post-graduate studies for tribal … Read more 02.01.21 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

01.01.21 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand ranks third in country in reducing malaria cases: WHO   With a nearly 35% decline in malaria cases in 2019, Jharkhand has finished third in the malaria elimination program in the country. The ranking was awarded on the basis of the ‘World Malaria Report 2020’ prepared by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The survey was conducted based on mathematical … Read more 01.01.21 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

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