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  3. Respected sir,
    i have one suggestion regarding videos of daily updates,

    aap chahe to screen par sheets dal diya karen jo aap pad rahe hote hain..
    continuation me pdf pdna aur apko dekhna suna dono ho jayega,

  4. ज्वालामुखी उद्भेदन के फल स्वरूप एक गड्डे नुमा आकृति का निर्माण होने पर उसे क्रेटर कहा जाता है इस प्रकार की झील को क्रेटर झील कहते है। यह महाराष्ट्र के बलढाना जिले मे है जिसे लोनार झील के नाम से जाना जाता है।

    Narendra Singh Tomar is the Rural development minister.

  5. 20.4.2018
    Q1. What is the meaning of philomath?
    Ans. A Philomath is a seeker of knowledge and facts, while a Philomath is a possessor of knowledge in multiple fields.

    Q2.who is the minister of MORTH his decision regarding road length controversy?
    Ans. Shri Nitin jairam Gadkari is the minister for MORTH. On 3rd April Nitin gadkari announced that the government had adopted a new method to measure its highways.instead of earlier used traditional linear method, the government is now shifted to the Lane-Kilometre concept,for instance if a 4-lane highwayof one kilometer is constructed it will considered a 4 km road. Government officials and experts believe thet this will help in capturing the actual length of the highways constructed in the country.

    Q3.How exactly poverty line is defined in India?
    Ans. A taskforce was constituted in the year 1989 chaired by D.T Lakadwala submitted its report in 1993 according to it.* per capita daily intake requirement was fixed as 2400 calories(rural)and 2100 calories (urban) a person who fails to have money to obtain this minimum level of calories is treated as being below the poverty line.
    Different poverty line has been fixed for different states by taking into account the variation in price and consumption of commodities across various states.
    *rural-consumer price index for agricultural labourers (CPI-AL)was used for future update of the rural poverty line.
    *urban-consumer price index for industrial worker(CPI-IQ)and consumer price index for urban non manual employees(CPI-UNME)was used for the urban poverty line.
    Q4. Who is the rural development minister?
    Ans. Shri Narendra Singh Tomer.
    Q5.what do you mean by the concept of redistributive justice. is redistribution is right way of getting justice in an economy or economy growth is the right way?
    Ans.Redistributive justice is the equalization of property and wealth ownersip by direct political fiat. It includes taxation designed to move wealth from one group to another land reforms and other means to promote “equality of result” over “equality of opportunity” it is frequently associated with Marxism, Socialism, or the transition form of Oligarchy to more broadly based governments.
    It is a matter of great debate that whether redistributive justice or simply economic growth is the right way for economic justice. applying method of redistribution in country like India is quit risky and may be a serious threat to its socio-economic structure.
    Q6.what is the meaning of predicated? Its synonyms and antonyms with some sentences.
    Ans. The part of a sentence that expresses what is said about the subject.
    Synonyms- ground, hang, base
    Sentences- she has predicated her theory on recent findings by other astronomers.
    Q7.where exactly the islands of Micronesia and Polynesia located? And who wre the people initially populated these island?
    Ans. These islands are subregion of Oceania composed of thousands of small islands in the western pacific OceanPolynesia is situated in the east of Micronesia.
    Q8.can India use commonwealth against china?
    Ans. The answer demand for historical analysis and experts view please refer. did India travel or complete the journey across the Indian ocean?
    Q10.What were the reunion island and what is its role in the present geological structure of India?
    Q11.Lake formation in Maharashtra due to land collapse.
    Q12.what are the key reasons for the collapse of soviet union in 1990-91?
    Q13. What is the meaning of verging on eagerness and reclusive leader ?
    Q14.which parallel latitude divides the Korean peninsula?
    Q15. What is the meaning of perilous?
    Q16.what is the maximum speed of BRAHMOS and what are the plan for its reach?
    Q17.who did satya nadela replace as the ceo of Microsoft?
    Q18.what is the meaning of fair play watch dog?
    Q19.what is the competition commission called in Europe and what are the recent decisions by them? What are they called in America and what are their important decicions?
    Q20. What is the meaning of incubate (incubation)?
    some answers are not there due to time management. please find answers with yourselves.

  6. Today's Q/A are
    1. What is a a ‘Philomath’ ? A Philomath is a lover of learning and studying.
    2. Who is the minister of ‘MORTH’ & the road length controversy? Sri Nitin Gadkari; Highway construction target to surpass 30-31km/day but nowhere near the official target of 41km/day
    3. How exactly is poverty line defined in India? During mid-70s Planning Commission defined it as on minimum daily requirement of 2,400 and 2,100 calories for an adult in rural and urban areas, The Tendulkar committee(2009) stipulated a benchmark daily per capita expenditure of Rs27 and Rs33 in rural and urban areas while later, the Rangarajan committee92014) raised these limits to Rs32 and Rs47, respectively.4.What is ‘Redistributive Justice’? Is ‘Redistribution’ the right way to get justice in an economy or ‘Economic Growth’ the right way to do it ? Redistributive justice is the equalization of property and wealth ownership by direct political fiat. It includes taxation designed to move wealth from one group to another, "land reform" and other means to promote "equality of result" over "equality of opportunity”. This is certainly not the right way as it overrides individual rights & property rights to name a few.5. Who is the rural development minister of India? SriNarendra Singh Tomar.6.Predicate- The predicate is the part of a sentence that includes the verb and verb phrase. The predicate of "The boys went to the zoo" is "went to the zoo." …7.What & where are exactly the Micronesia & Polynesian islands? The Sea of Islands that is the Pacific is divided into three great cultural areas: Polynesia and Melanesialie mostly below the equator while Micronesia is above it. 8. How did India complete the journey or travel across the Indian Ocean? What are reunion islands & what it its role in the present day geological structure of India? Many navigators and sea traders wanted to travel to India they were interested in the Indian Route, in order to reach India. When they finally discovered the route it began to be called as the "Indian ocean" .The ocean had been so dominated by the Indians since c.3100 BCE (this the date of Mahabharat war, after which the kingdoms and dynasties scatter), that it was known as "Indian ocean”. The Deccan province is located at the northern end of a hot spot track originating at Reunion Islands in the Indian Ocean, where a volcano is still active. Here, the basalts show a northward age progression with the ~ 65 Ma Deccan Traps being the oldest. Basalts of similar composition and age also occur on the submarine Mascarene Plateau and the Seychelles Islands in the Indian Ocean, indicating that these regions were adjacent to the Indian west coast at the time of the Deccan eruptions and have drifted apart since then. ‘Reunion Island’ is a key French territory in the Indian Ocean & will be used as a Naval Base by French as confirmed by Mr.Modi in his visit to France this year.9.What is the place in India known as where a meteorite has colluded? Lonar lake in Maharastra.10. 38°parallel line-The 38th parallel in question is a circle of latitude 38 degrees north of the equatorial plane. This line divides the Korean peninsula roughly in half into North & South Koreas.11.Maximum speed of Brahmos missile & its projected speed ? The missile travels at speeds of Mach 2.8 to 3.0, which is being upgraded to Mach 5.0 & is also presently under development with a speed of Mach 7-8 to boost aerial fast strike capability. It is expected to be ready for testing by 2020.1Mach=1234.8Km/hr.12. predecessor of Satya Nadella- Steve Ballmer13.As Competition Commission- what are they called in Europe & USA? European Competition Commission (ECC) and Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division. The ECC Commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, has recently criticized Microsoft, Google, Amazon, and Facebook for their consumer policies; agreement between Qualcomm and Apple Inc., from 2011 through 2016, for the pricing of modem chips.

  7. Sir u r doing tremendous hard work and we students are not contributing any Guru Dakshina which is a param Dharma of us…I just want to say why don't you allow YouTube to do Advertisement on your Video so that some money can be raised which will help to your Team…don't be get offended Sir.. it's my good intention . Might be my suggestion u not like but I have this thing in mind since long so can't stop myself. However we used to watch Adv in less useful video.. why don't we watch here also..coz it helps both me n u. Plz naraz Mt hoiega.🙏🙏


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