[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #131 : RN Choubey Board, Kerala Home State, Football, Cricket, Singing, & Teaching Hobbies

Date of Interview: 25.08.2021 Board: Rajiv Nayan Choubey Qualification: Electrical Engineer, Software Engineer at Tech Mahindra Home State: Kerala Hobbies: Football, Cricket, Singing, and Teaching To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairman Tell us about your educational and professional qualifications. Whether Army is required to tackle Internal Security issues. What is AFSPA… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #131 : RN Choubey Board, Kerala Home State, Football, Cricket, Singing, & Teaching Hobbies

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #130 : Manoj Soni Board, Kerala Home State, Public speaking, critical writing Hobbies

Date of interview: 23rd August 2021 Board: Manoj Soni Qualification: MBBS Work Experience: Medical Officer X 3 Years Home State: Kerala Hobbies: Public speaking, critical writing Co curricular activity: Founding member, Health on wheels program amongst a host of others To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairman Good afternoon. Let’s start off.… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #130 : Manoj Soni Board, Kerala Home State, Public speaking, critical writing Hobbies

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #122 : Smita Nagraj Board, Kerala Home State, PSIR Optional,

Date of Interview: 03/09/21 Board: Smita Nagraj Background: Btech EEE Optional: Political Science and IR Home State: Kerala To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairperson Please tell me what you are currently doing. Have you started monitoring projects? What are the states assigned to you? What was the process of selection for… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #122 : Smita Nagraj Board, Kerala Home State, PSIR Optional,

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #119 : RN Choubey Board, Kerala Home State, Malayalam Literature Optional, Violin, Comedy, Novels, Indoor Gardening Hobbies

Date of Interview: 03-09-2021 Board: RN Choubey Sir Background: Doctor Home State: Kerala, Optional: Malayalam Literature Hobbies: Violin, Stand – up Comedy, Malayalam Novels, Indoor Gardening To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairman Kindly take off your mask and place it on the table in front of you. We are here to… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #119 : RN Choubey Board, Kerala Home State, Malayalam Literature Optional, Violin, Comedy, Novels, Indoor Gardening Hobbies

Kerala to set up India’s first International Women’s Trade Centre

News: Kerala has announced the setting up of India’s first international women’s trade centre(WTC) in consonance with the United Nations sustainable development goals(SDGs). Facts: Aim: The centre aims to accelerate women entrepreneurship and secure gender parity while providing women with a safe place away from home to start new businesses set up or expand and… Continue reading Kerala to set up India’s first International Women’s Trade Centre

Kerala’s ‘Namath Basai’ programme brings tribal children back to school

Facts: Namath Basai: It is a Kerala government’s unique programme of teaching tribal children in their mother tongue. Implementation: It is implemented by the Samagra Shiksha Kerala (SSK). Significance: The SSK has distributed some 50 laptops exclusively for Namath Basai.Hence,it has succeeded in retaining hundreds of tribal children in their online classes by making them… Continue reading Kerala’s ‘Namath Basai’ programme brings tribal children back to school

6.5-km two-lane tunnel road to Wayanad gets the nod

News:The Union government has given the nod for a two-lane tunnel road in the Anakkampoyil-Kalladi-Meppadi corridor. Facts: The Anakkampoyil-Kalladi-Meppadi corridor will run parallel to the Thamarassery pass that links Kozhikode to Wayanad. On completion, the 6.5-km tunnel will be the third longest in the country after Chenani-Nashri tunnel (9.2 km) and Banihal-Qazigund tunnel (8.5km) from… Continue reading 6.5-km two-lane tunnel road to Wayanad gets the nod

Senna spectabilis

News:The Kerala Government is planning to stop the rampant growth of Senna spectabilis in the forest areas of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve(NBR). Facts: About Senna Spectabilis: Senna spectabilis is a plant species of the legume family (Fabaceae) native to South and Central America. The plant has become an invasive alien species in parts of Africa,… Continue reading Senna spectabilis

Rarely seen strawberry finch spotted at Akkulam Lake

News:Recently,the strawberry finch,a bird has been spotted in the vicinity of Akkulam Lake in Kerala. Facts: About Strawberry Finch: Strawberry finch is also known as red avadavat (Amandava amandava) or red munia. It is a sparrow-sized bird of the family Estrildidae.It is listed as Least Concern by IUCN. It is usually found in the open… Continue reading Rarely seen strawberry finch spotted at Akkulam Lake

Kerala to host global meet on climate change, ocean health

News:Kerala will be hosting a three-day international conference called ClimFishCon 2020. Facts: About the conference: Aim:To study the impact of climate change on the Hydrological cycle, ecosystem, fisheries and food security. It is organised jointly by the CUSAT School of Industrial Fisheries and the Department of Fisheries,Kerala. Theme:Climate Change-Effective Adaptation for a Secure Future.