The Hindu Killer Series for UPSC 2019 June 2018 - Weekly Magazine
THE HINDU Presented by Ashna Sisodia Weekly Series
Week 1 THEHINDU 4 June 2018 11 June 2018
Ensemble Prediction Systems (EPS) Why in News? . : The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has commissioned two very high resolution (12 km grid scale) state-of-the-art global Ensemble Prediction Systems (EPS) for generating operational 10-days probabilistic forecasts of weather About Ensemble forecasting: Ensemble forecasting provides localized predictions of a 12 km resolution compared to 23 kilometers in the earlier system . The new model has been developed jointly by Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology and National Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasting . With this new model, India joins the US with a model that predicts with a 12 km resolution. Only the 'European Center for Medium Range Weather Forecast has a, better, nine-kilometer resolution.
Humsafar express: . Indian Railways has introduced a new Humsafar Jodhpur Bandra express. . fully air-conditioned third AC service with an optional service for meals. . Humsafar Express coaches have mobile charging points and reading lights for each passenger along with easy upper berth climbing arrangement. The coaches also have facilities such as baby nappy changing pads and tea/coffee-makers, among other features.
India's First Advanced Forensic Lab dedicated to women related cases oateap in Chandisath . Sakhi Suraksha Advanced DNA Forensic Laboratory, India's First Advanced Forensic Lab dedicated to women related cases will be set up in Chandigarh . Forensic science plays a vital role in the criminal justice delivery system by providing investigators with scientifically based information through the analysis of physical evidence. . With increasing reports of crime against women such as sexual assault, foeticide, homicide etc. there is an increasing demand for better scientific analysis of physical evidence Scrutiny by Hon'ble courts demands more admissible, accurate and powerful forensic proof for human individualisation.
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