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UPSC Quiz – 2020 : IASbaba’s Daily Current Affairs Quiz [Day 13]

For Previous Daily Quiz (ARCHIVES) – CLICK HERE The Current Affairs questions are based on sources like ‘The Hindu’, ‘Indian Express’ and ‘PIB’, which are very important sources for UPSC Prelims Exam. The questions are focused on both the concepts and facts. The topics covered here are generally different from…
bubmag
June 24, 2020
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The recent death of David Middleton FRSA

People in the sustainable development community have been saddened to hear of the recent death of David Middleton FRSA. David was the CEO of Midlands Environmental Business Company from 1991 to 2013, during which time MEBC became a centre of excellence for businesses who wished to adopt sustainable development practices.  …
bubmag
June 23, 2020
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Uzbekistan Dismantles 70-Year-Old Chain of Cotton Slavery

The world’s sixth-largest cotton exporter has for decades relied on forced labor.A reformist government facing global market pressures is ending the practice, also allowing farmers to grow other crops. Major global brands like Adidas, Zara and Gap, which have boycotted Uzbek cotton for years, are waiting to see whether the…
bubmag
June 23, 2020
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Top 20 Creepiest Abandoned Places Around The World

In a world full of creepy and mysterious places, take a look at some that are so haunting that they have been completely abandoned. This video by Watch Mojo explores the 20 creepiest abandoned places around the world. Some are now open to tourists, while others remain remote and inaccessible.…
bubmag
June 23, 2020
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“Sustainable” Fashion May Not Be As Eco-Friendly As It Seems

We have all become more aware of the environmental impact of our clothing choices. The fashion industry has seen a rise in “green”, “eco” and “sustainable” clothing. This includes an increase in the use of natural fibres, such as wool, hemp, and cotton, as synthetic fabrics, like polyester, acrylic and…
bubmag
June 3, 2020
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‘Plastic-free’ fashion is not as clean or green as it seems

Natural fabrics could be as bad for the environment as their synthetic counterparts. Credit: kazoka/Shutterstock We have all become more aware of the environmental impact of our clothing choices. The fashion industry has seen a rise in "green," "eco" and "sustainable" clothing. This includes an increase in the use of…
bubmag
June 2, 2020
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‘Plastic-free’ fashion is not as clean or green as it seems

We have all become more aware of the environmental impact of our clothing choices. The fashion industry has seen a rise in “green”, “eco” and “sustainable” clothing. This includes an increase in the use of natural fibres, such as wool, hemp, and cotton, as synthetic fabrics, like polyester, acrylic and…
bubmag
June 2, 2020
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Cataphracts

Historical re-enactment of a Sassanid-era cataphract, complete with a full set of scale armor for the horse. Note the rider's extensive mail armor, which was de rigueur for the cataphracts of antiquity. A cataphract was a form of armored Persian heavy cavalry utilised in ancient warfare by a number of…
bubmag
May 10, 2020