9 Dash Lines | Current Affairs | GS Paper 2 | UPSC 2024

2. China stakes claim to 90% of the South China Sea, and this claim is based on the U-shaped imaginary nine dash line etched on map in the 1940s by China. 3. It covers various island including Paracels, Spratls and many other islands. 4. Permanent Court of Arbitration of UNCLOS has ruled that China’s claim … Read more

What is irrigation? Describe two methods of irrigation which conserve water.

The artificial method of watering the plants for assisting in their growth is called irrigation. Main sources of irrigation are wells, tube-wells, ponds, lakes, rivers. Two methods which help us to conserve water are: (i) Sprinkler irrigation system: This irrigation system has an arrangement of vertical pipes with rotating nozzles on the top. It is … Read more

STEM CELL THERAPY (SCT), How it is Benificial ?

2. SCT is a form of regenerative medicine desined to repair damaged cells within the body by reducing inflammation and modulating the immune system. 3. regenerative medicine focuses on developing and applying new treatments to heal tissues and organs and restore function lost due to aging, disease, damage or defects. 4. Process involved in SCT … Read more