Daily Archives: 10 November, 2016

9 PM Daily Brief – 10th November 2016

Front Page / NATIONAL (The Hindu) More services to accept Rs. 500, Rs. 1,000 notes ‘Demonetization to hit terror financing hard’ International (The Hindu) Donald Trump Won Editorial Opinion A method in the shock therapy  Straws in the wind Economy (The Hindu) Centre on course to expedite patent filings Improve ports, logistics to boost exports:Read Full Article

Mains 2016 : Indian Railways: Issues and Reforms

  Issues: 1. Severe capacity and resource constraints due to – a. Deeply discounted passenger rail fares, b. Under investment in railways, c. Expenditure on railways as a share of transport expenditure has fallen from 56% in 7th plan to 30% in 11th plan. 2. Confusion between social and commercial objectives(equity vs efficiency) – a.Read Full Article

Daily Editorials – Crop burning and Biomass Daily Editorials – Crop burning and Biomass

Crop burning and Biomass paddy stubble–  Steps by government About Biomass Uses– Issues – How to promote biomass plants in India Paddy Stubble Context Paddy stubble burning in neighboring Haryana and Punjab is a major reason for affecting air quality in Delhi during the onset of winter. Machines like combine harvest are used which harvestsRead Full Article

Download: Mains Marathon – September Compilation Download: Mains Marathon – September Compilation

Dear Friends, Please download the compiled file of ForumIAS Mains Marathon (September) Compilation. We will be coming out with compilation for October within 48 hours. Click on image below to download: Alternatively, you can download a copy from Flavido.com. You can also place an order for a hard copy and get it delivered from Flavido.com.Read Full Article

Mains Marathon : 5 Questions on Contemporary Issues – 10th November Mains Marathon : 5 Questions on Contemporary Issues – 10th November

Read the following questions and answer them by clicking on the links in not more than 200 words Time: 45 Minutes 1. What are the shortcomings of Act East policy? Critically analyze. How different is India’s new ‘Act East’ policy compared to ‘Look East’ policy? The Diplomat 2. Farmers of Punjab & Haryana have been forcedRead Full Article

Must Read News Articles – November 10

Archives   The Hindu Front Page / NATIONAL More services to accept Rs. 500, Rs. 1,000 notes: Those depositing over Rs. 10 lakh of unaccounted income in their accounts would face tax and a penalty of 200 per cent under the Income Tax Act. If amount of above Rs. 10 lac is deposited in a bankRead Full Article