PIB Analysis Date : 23/11/2018

PIB ANALYSIS FOR UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAM 2018

TOPICS COVERED

  1. Quadricycles
  2. Guru Tegh Bahadur

1 . Quadricycles

  • Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has notified the insertion of the item ‘Quadricycle’ as a ‘non transport’ vehicle under the Motor Vehicles Act 1988.
  • A Quadricycle is a vehicle of the size of a 3-wheeler but with 4 tyres and fully covered like a car.
  • It has an engine like that of a 3-wheeler. This makes it a cheap and safe mode of transport for last mile connectivity.
  • Quadricycles were only allowed for transport usage under the Act, but now has been made usable for non transport also.

2 . Guru Tegh Bahadur

Important Points for Prelims

  • He was ninth of ten gurus of the sikh religion 
  • Founded a new town called Anandpur Sahib 
  • Executed by Auragzeb 
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