Monthly Archives: October 2014

Must Read Articles of The Day -31 October 2014

What to read in Today’s Paper The Hindu

Diesel Deregulation and Implications

Government has deregulated diesel price. In simple terms, the government will no longer decide the selling price of diesel. That decision will now be taken by oil retailers. Deregulating the price of diesel means that the price of diesel would now be linked to market price, instead of the government subsidizing the same as earlier.Read Full Article

Must Read Articles of The Day -30 October 2014

What to read in Today’s Paper The Hindu BrahMos Mini planned for Navy, Air Force India slips further in ease of business ranking Conditional nod from WHO for new drug to treat MDR TB GSAT-6 slated for March launch Centre relaxes FDI rules in construction sector India to sign oil, gas MoU with Mozambique  Read Full Article

Must Read Articles of The Day -29 October 2014

What to read in Today’s Paper

How to fill Service Preferences in DAF before Mains

VIKASH JINDAL (Rank 21: 2011) Hi everybody, I got Rank 531 in CSE 2009 and then Rank 21 in CSE 2011. For two years, due to wrong service selection, I suffered a lot. When You are in the Government Machinery, you come to know a lot of things about services other than IAS, IPS, IFS. So here is what I think: AccountingRead Full Article

Must Read Articles of The Day -28 October 2014

What to read in Today’s Paper The Hindu NCW chief wants legalisation of sex work SoftBank of Japan to invest $10 b in India World Bank predicts 5.6 % growth  

Green Buildings, the Green Building Code & All UPSC related Stuff – Pointwise, demystified

Green Buildings are in news these days. At least all UPSC aspirants read about it in and out. A question can be expected on this in Pre and Mains every 2-3 years, so those of you planning to stick around, must prepare this topic well. What is a green building? Think about it. What doesRead Full Article

The FCI Reforms the Prime Minister is talking about – Pointwise, Demystified

  The Prime Minister in an address to the Parliament talked about reforms in the Food Corporation of India. Here is the gist, for exam point of view : The problem with FCI High inefficiecy High food inflation despite record buffer stock High corruption and leakage But what is the problem with FCI? Primarily, theRead Full Article

BRICS Bank & AIIB Bank: Benefits & Concerns – Pointwise, Demystified

Two things have happened recently: BRICS Bank has been formed – with subscription by Brazil, India, Russia, China & South Africa AIIB: The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank formed by India, China and 19 Asian economies. Aim of the Regional Banks: Multilateral Financial Institutions – viz. World Bank & IMF – are West dominated. reforms inRead Full Article

Must Read Articles of The Day -27 October 2014

What to read in Today’s Paper The Hindu  India off Fragile Five list, says IMF New law proposed for small factories Jairam to chair global research panel U.K.’s Afghan combat role ends HK vote scrapped but retreat ruled out Reforming India faces an uncertain global situation Right pricing petrol & diesel   Opinion/Editorial Inequalities andRead Full Article