How to handle Negative marking in Prelims? What is negative Marking in Prelims? Negative marking means your marks will get deducted for each wrong answer. In Civil Services Prelims, negative marking ratio is 1:3 and each question corresponds to 2 marks. Then on each correct answer, you will get +2 marks, and for each wrong... Continued.
Under this system, a transaction is stored online as a ‘block’. When the transaction is verified, it gets added to a chain of blocks. The transaction is considered complete only when it is verified by a certain number of computers on a network. New transactions add to the existing block chain in a chronological manner.... Continued.
India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) was founded on 1 September 2018. It does not issue ATM cards and debit cards for both cash and cashless transactions. Instead, IPPB issues new QR (Quick-Response) cards which work on biometric authentication and not on passwords or PINs. At present, IPPB offers multiple type of accounts. None of these... Continued.
At present, there are nine (9) nuclear power reactors at various stages of construction, targeted for completion by 2024-25. In addition, twelve (12) more nuclear power reactors have been accorded administrative approval by the Government in June 2017. Thus, twenty one (21) nuclear power reactors, with an installed capacity of 15700 MW are under implementation,... Continued.
Telecom Commission has given approval for offering in-flight connectivity within Indian airspace. The decision would enable flyers to avail data and voice services during flights over Indian airspace and the government will now work towards creating the license framework for a special category of service providers called ‘In-flight connectivity provider. What is the technology by... Continued.
Alfred Nobel created five prizes in 1895 in his will for medicine, physics, chemistry, literature and peace. A sixth prize in economics was created, in Nobel’s memory, by Sweden’s central bank in 1968. Each of the six Nobel prizes come with an award of 9 million Swedish kronor (roughly $1 million), which is shared among... Continued.
Bharat Stage Emission Standards (BSES), introduced in 2000, are emission standards that have been set up by the Central government to regulate the output of air pollutants from internal combustion engine equipment, including motor vehicles. The different norms are brought into force in accordance with the timeline and standards set up by the Central Pollution... Continued.