ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 Summary Chapter 10 – Income, Health and Fertility: Convergence Puzzles ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 Summary Chapter 10 – Income, Health and Fertility: Convergence Puzzles

Following is the Summary of ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 – Chapter 10 – Income, Health and Fertility: Convergence Puzzles: Introduction Since 1980s India has been experiencing a rapid growth rate compared to its previous low levels of post-independence ‘Hindu Growth rate’. Thus India and its states should show convergence with other countries of the world inRead Full Article

Must Read News Articles – February 24 Must Read News Articles – February 24

The Hindu Front Page / NATIONAL Decision on Bench soon, SC tells Delhi: The Supreme Court said it would consider setting up a Constitution Bench soon for hearing appeals filed by the Delhi government against the High Court judgment holding Lieutenant Governor as the administrative head of Delhi. Nod for road widening in wildlife sanctuary opposed: WildlifeRead Full Article

Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – February 24 Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – February 24

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.What is a coronary stent? Do you think that price control for cardiac stent is essential for healthcare in India? (GS 3) कोरोनरी स्टेंट क्या है? क्या आपको लगता है कि हृदयRead Full Article

9 PM Daily Current Affairs – 23 February 2017 9 PM Daily Current Affairs – 23 February 2017

Front Page / NATIONAL [The Hindu] Maintain law, order on SYL canal issue: SC There’s poison in the air Editorial/OPINION [The Hindu] Ageing with dignity A foreign policy of cruel populism Tackling the Islamic State A pit stop to change attitudes Economy [The Hindu] TRAI told to review tariff plans Centre doubles solar park capacityRead Full Article

Daily Quiz : UPSC Prelims Marathon – February 23 Daily Quiz : UPSC Prelims Marathon – February 23

 

Learn and Practice: Daily Editorial – Palliative Care in India Learn and Practice: Daily Editorial – Palliative Care in India

Palliative Care in India Click here to Download Daily Editorial PDF (23rd Feb. 2017) Context: It is projected that approximately 20% of Indians will be elderly by 2050, marking a dramatic jump from the current 6% and there is likely to be a shift in the disease patterns from communicable to non-communicable, which itself callsRead Full Article

ENGLISH LITERATURE Optional Strategy Part-3 for UPSC Mains ENGLISH LITERATURE Optional Strategy Part-3 for UPSC Mains

When reading 14th-15th-16th Century [William Shakespeare’s King Lear and The Tempest ] the following questions are very important, and would be useful across both texts. [this is not an exhaustive list]. 1) The Renaissance – most important movement, although Shakespeare doesn’t necessarily show renaissance traits in his plays [which are better represented by Christopher Marlowe],Read Full Article

Must Read News Articles – February 23 Must Read News Articles – February 23

The Hindu Front Page / NATIONAL Maintain law, order on SYL canal issue: SC: Even as Punjab denied any liability on its part to share water with Haryana, the Supreme Court on Wednesday stood firm by its decision to construct the Sutlej-Yamuna Link Canal and urged the neighbouring States to maintain law and order at anyRead Full Article

Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – February 23 Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – February 23

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. Sorry for the little delay Friends 🙂 Start answering! 1.What is Palliative care? The number of elderly persons in poverty in India are increasing rapidly and are unable to accessRead Full Article

An Open Letter to Friends who did not Clear the Mains – by Poonam Dahiya IRS An Open Letter to Friends who did not Clear the Mains – by Poonam Dahiya IRS

The declaration of Mains result becomes a cause of celebration for some and ironically it is also the reason behind tears, hurt and pain for all those who are not so lucky this time. It painful, even if you are not writing the exam, because our friends and near and dear ones are. I amRead Full Article