Daily Archives: 12 January, 2017

Daily Editorial – Rain Shadow South Daily Editorial – Rain Shadow South

  What are the main types of drought? The main types of drought recognised are: Meteorological Drought: It describes a situation where there is a reduction in rainfall for a specific period (days, months, seasons or year) below a specific amount (long term average for a specific time). The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has definedRead Full Article

9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – 12 January 2017

Front Page / NATIONAL [The Hindu] Air pollution a national problem Green tribunal orders test of cosmetics containing microbeads Talaq certificates issued by Chief Kazi has no legal sanctity, says Madras HC SC may hear plea on tax relief for political parties INTERNATIONAL [The Hindu] Kenya for enhanced ties with India Editorial/OPINION [The Hindu] ElectionsRead Full Article

Daily Quiz : UPSC Prelims Marathon – January 12

 

Answered : Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – January 11

Click on the Questions below for Suggested Answers. Answered:  “The move to make Aadhaar mandatory for the MGNREGS will prevent leakages of subsidies and ensure that the beneficiaries get their due.” Critically examine. Answered: What could be the advantages of using the digital payments solution app, BHIM? Also, discuss its security features. Answered: Discuss Sri Aurobindo’s philosophy onRead Full Article

Must Read News Articles – January 12 Must Read News Articles – January 12

Archives The Hindu Front Page / NATIONAL Air pollution a national problem: A new report released here on Wednesday shows that over 90 per cent of the cities studied had pollution levels higher than the prescribed standards. Green tribunal orders test of cosmetics containing microbeads: The National Green Tribunal has directed the Centre to test cosmetic productsRead Full Article

Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – January 12 Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – January 12

Read the following questions and answer them by clicking on the links in not more than 200 words Time: 30 Minutes Kindly review each others answers. 1.Critically discuss the salient provisions of Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016. Analyze its key issues and concerns, in the context of the NALSA judgment. ट्रांसजेंडर व्यक्तियों (अधिकार संरक्षण) बिल,Read Full Article