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India, Japan and US Navies Kick Off 2016 Malabar Exercise near South China Sea

20th edition of MALABAR trilateral naval Exercise 2016 of India, Japan and United States (US) navies have been kicked off near South China Sea. This year the naval exercise over 100 aircraft and 22 naval ships is including a nuclear submarine are participating. Key facts [...]


[Diplomacy] Durfur Conflict & South Sudan Independence: Timeline, Players, Similarities and differences

Donot confuse or mixup between Durfur and South Sudan. These are two separate conflicts with separate climaxes. What is Sudan? Background: Durfur and South Sudan Reasons for Conflict Players in Durfur conflict Players in South Sudan Independence Struggle Arrest Warrent against Omar Al Bashir [...]


[Diplomacy] Liancourt Rocks/ Takeshima/ Dokdo Islets Dispute Between Japan and South Korea

Whare are The Takeshima or Dokdo Islets? Background History Reasons for the dispute American angle How to solve this problem Whare are The Takeshima or Dokdo Islets? These islets are located in the Sea of Japan and are a bone of contention between Japan [...]

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[Location Factors] Rubber Plantations in Malayasia, Kerala & South America

Rubber Plantations Processing of Natural Rubber Factor: technology Rubber: Malaysia Rubber: Kerala Factors: Why decline in S.America In the previous article, we discussed the geographical factors affecting plantation crops particularly Cocoa plantations in South America. Now let’s move to the next topic: Rubber Plantations Nature of [...]

[Location Factors] Sugar Mills in North & South India, Why Cuba called Sugar bowl

Sugar Mills: Nature of Raw material Indian Sugar Mills: Location factors Sugar Mills: Maharashtra Sugar Mills: Uttar Pradesh North Vs South India Cuba, the Sugar bowl Sugar beet Banana Plantations In the previous article, we discuss the geographical factors affecting the location of rubber [...]


[Location Factors] Steel Plants in North & South India, Pittsburge USA, Ruhr Valley Germany

Steel Based Industrial Regions USA, Great Lakes-Pittsburg region Canada: St Lawrence Valley Germany, Ruhr Valley Britain: Birmingham, Midlands Sweden, Central region CIS: Ural region China: Steel industry China: Backyard Furnaces Integrated vs Mini steel plants Desi (Indian) Steel Plants TISCO, Jamshedpur, Bokaro Durgapur, [...]

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[World History] Gandhi in South Africa, Transvaal March, Zulu War, Boer War, civil rights movement

Gandhi in South Africa Gandhi: 1890s till 1900s Gandhi in Boer War (1899) Gandhi in Zulu Wars (1906) 1913-14: The Peak of protests Transvaal March 1913 Sugarcane Protests December Enquiry Evaluation of Gandhi in S.Africa #1: Gandhi as an “Integrationist” #2: Gandhi, the [...]

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[Festivals] JalliKattu Supreme Court Ban, Anayottam Race, Anavaal Pidi & other South Indian festivals

JalliKattu: Guidelines by SC + Government Anayottam race Anavaal pidi Ritual In this article, we shall see certain South Indian festivals. JalliKattu: Guidelines by SC + Government UPDATE: In May 2014, SC Banned Jallikattu altogether, this article was written before that happened. Q.What is Jaliikattu? List the [...]

(1)Thiruvalluvar (2) Chennaiah (3) Iyodhee Pandithar (4) Ayyankali (5) Subramanya Bharathi

[Social Reformers of South] Thiruvalluvar, Chennaiah, Iyodhee Pandithar, Ayyankali, Subramanya Bharathi

Thiruvalluvar (30 BC) T.Chennaiah (1912-1985) C. Iyodhee Thass Pandithar (1845-1914) Ayyankali (1863-1941) Chinnaswami Subramanya Bharathi (1882-1921) Mock Questions Thiruvalluvar (30 BC) Tiruvallaur was a Tamil weaver by profession and Poet-Saint-Philosopher by heart. He wrote “Tirukkural (Sacred Couplets)” on human thoughts and ethics. It is [...]


[Geography Lecture] World Geography- China, Japan, Russia & South East Asia: Resources distribution for GS Mains

Prologue G10/P1: World Geography- China G10/P2: World Geography- Japan G10/P3: World Geography- Russia G10/P4: World Geography- South East Asia Prologue After this lecture, mains result came out, so Ms.Rajtanil won’t be conducting any more sessions till her own UPSC interview is over. So, geography [...]

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[Geography Lecture] World Geography Part-III: Europe, North America & South America (THE END)

Prologue G10/P8: World Geography- New Zealand G10/P9: World Geography: Europe G10/P10: World Geography- North America (USA,Canada) G10/P11: World Geography- South America Prologue On 12th June 2015, Ms.RAjtanil finished her geography course with last part i.e. World geography- New Zealand, Europe, North America and South [...]

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[Culture] Temple Architecture of South India; Medieval Architecture under Delhi Sultanate, Mughal Dynasty

Prologue AC2/P1: Temple Architecture- Odisha, Khajuraho, Solanki AC2/P2: Temple Architecture- Dravid, Vijaynagar,Hoysala AC2/P3: Medieval Architecture: Delhi Sultanate AC2/P4: Medieval Architecture: Mughal Sultanate Prologue Ms.Ishani Pandya (Rank 502/CSE-2014, ICLS) lecture on Mains GS1-Revision- Indian art and culture. Lecture Videos available under: Youtube.com/user/TheMrunalPatel Powerpoints Available under [...]