The correct option is C. A writ of mandamus is a court order issued by a judge at a petitioner's request compelling someone to execute a duty that they are legally obligated to complete. ... The writ of mandamus can be used to order a task to be completed, or in other cases, it may require an activity to be ceased.
The correct option is C. Hydroelectricity is Japan's main renewable energy source, with an installed capacity of about 50 GW (including pumped storage) and a production of 69.2 TWh of electricity in 2009, making Japan one of the biggest hydroelectricity producers in the world. In the last several years, Japan has undoubtedly become a leader in innovation and technology. Japan's progress in automation, use of robots, and integration of artificial intelligence with daily living is likely to continue to thrive better than in many other advanced economies.
Agriculture plays a vital role in India's economy. 54.6% of the population is engaged in agriculture and allied activities (census 2011) and it contributes 17.4% to the country's Gross Value Added (current price 2014-15, 2011-12 series).
Agriculture share in India's 'Gross Value Added' fell to 17.9% in FY17 from 18.6% in FY14.
The Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna was launched on 18th February 2016 by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. 21 states implemented the scheme in Kharif 2016 whereas 23 states and 2 UTs have implemented the scheme in Rabi 2016-17.
C is the correct option. The assertion is true but reason given for that is not. The battle of ten kings was between Sudas, a Bharata king of the Tritsu family and the confederacy of ten well-known tribes- Puru, Yadu, Turvasa, Anu, Druhyu, Alina, Paktha, Bhalanas, Shiva and Vishanin. The former five are said to be Aryan tribe while the later 5 are said to be Non-Aryan tribes.
The Indian National Congress conducted its first session in Bombay from 28–31 December 1885 at the initiative of retired Civil Service officer Allan Octavian Hume. In 1883, Hume had outlined his idea for a body representing Indian interests in an open letter to graduates of the University of Calcutta. Its aim was to obtain a greater share in government for educated Indians, and to create a platform for civic and political dialogue between them and the British Raj. Hume took the initiative, and in March 1885 a notice convening the first meeting of the Indian National Union to be held in Poona the following December was issued. Due to a cholera outbreak there, it was moved to Bombay.
Mercator maps distort the shape and relative size of continents, particularly near the poles. This is why Greenland appears to be similar in size to all of South America on Mercator maps, when in fact South America is more than eight times larger than Greenland
B is the correct option. The govt has been infusing large amounts in seven public sector banks through recapitalisation bonds but this not has been steady as the statement 1 says, so, statement 1 is incorrect. Statement 2 is correct.To put the public sector banks in order, the merger of associate banks with the parent State Bank of India has been affected.for example the merger of SBI associate banks will result in the creation of a stronger merger entity.