The Indian Ocean Region (IOR) holds immense strategic importance due to its vast expanse of waterways, which serve as critical arteries for global trade and commerce. However, this region is also plagued by a myriad of security challenges, ranging from piracy and maritime terrorism to territorial disputes and illegal fishing activities. In this blog, we will delve into the key challenges facing maritime security in the IOR and explore the strategies employed to address them.
India has a storied history in missile technology, dating back to the 18th century with the deployment of Mysorean rockets in warfare. Post-independence, research resumed, leading to nuclear weapons development and various missile programs in the 1970s. Despite initial challenges, experiences from projects like Project Devil contributed to the development of the Prithvi series.
Elementary particles are fundamental entities that are not composed of smaller constituents. They are the building blocks of matter and the universe, playing a crucial role in understanding the fundamental forces and structure of all matter and energy. These particles are considered elementary because they do not appear to have any substructure, meaning they cannot be further divided into smaller components.
The Conference of the Parties (COP) is the principal decision-making body under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It convenes annually, bringing together representatives from the 197 nations that are parties to the Convention, along with the European Union.
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) declared the results for the Civil Services (Main) Examination 2023 on December 8, 2023. This was a big moment for many who had taken the exam.
The next step is the Personality Tests (Interviews) for the successful candidates, which will start from Tuesday, January 2, 2024. These interviews will run until February 16, 2024, and will involve 1026 candidates who passed the main exam.
UPSC Interview is a test of candidate’s overall personality (analytical ability, lateral thinking, logical decision making) and his personal suitability for a career in public service by a board of competent and unbiased observers. Interview is not that of a strict cross-examination but of a natural, though directed and purposive conversation, which is intended to reveal the mental qualities of the candidate.
Discover the step-by-step guide on filling UPSC DAF-2 for the 2023 Personality Test. Learn key tips and requirements for a successful submission in the UPSC Civil Services Examination.