Announcement : Weekly Prizes – Mains Marathon 2017, April 17- April 22 Announcement : Weekly Prizes – Mains Marathon 2017, April 17- April 22

Aspirants, Here are the Weekly Winners of Mains Marathon Answer Writing practice from April 17 – April 22. While coming up with the winners list, we have given priority to: Consistency, Answer Quality and Active Participation.  The Winners/Top Contributors are gifted ONE UPSC Answer Writing Notebook 🙂 for FREE! The winners are shortlisted from the Mains Marathon Initiative,Read Full Article

Must Read News Articles – April 25 Must Read News Articles – April 25

The Hindu Front Page / NATIONAL 25 CRPF men killed in Maoist attack: Extremists target 74th battalion in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma districtJawans were sanitising the area for a road construction project10-12 Maoists were shot deadin retaliatory firing by securitymen. Goldman Prize for Niyamgiri hero: Prafulla Samantara led a 12-year battle to stall Vedanta’s bauxite mining. SC for broadRead Full Article

UPSC Current Affairs Questions and Answer Writing – Mains Marathon – April 25 UPSC Current Affairs Questions and Answer Writing – Mains Marathon – April 25

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 are heat waves? Why do you think that about 90 per cent of the people that died in India due to severe heat wave over the last four years,Read Full Article

Daily MCQs: UPSC Prelims marathon: April 24

 

UPSC Interview Transcript: 204 Marks in Interview, IFS Topper, Aishwarya Raj UPSC Interview Transcript: 204 Marks in Interview, IFS Topper, Aishwarya Raj

The post is contributed by Aishwarya Raj(His Forumias ID is AIsh11), AIR 28, Indian Forest Service VOTE OF THANKS I wanted to convey my heart-felt thanks to ForumIAS for making such an amazing platform that has been extremely helpful for clearing all types of doubt-clearing for aspirants. I have been a regular Test Taker at ForumIAS andRead Full Article

9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – April 24 2017 9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – April 24 2017

Front Page / NATIONAL [The Hindu] [1]Step up spending on infra, PM tells States [2]SC bats for the rights of Internet users [3]Heat claimed 4,620 lives in four years [4]BEL, ECIL to make VVPAT machines [5]Cyprus sees role for India [6]Corruption, the top pain: poll [7]Now, Australia wants a LEMOA [8]Beijing’s Belt-Road plan overshadows BCIMRead Full Article

UPSC Interview Transcript: ‘deusAdeeb’, Already in IRS, M.Sc. Economics and B.E. Computer Science, BITS Pilani UPSC Interview Transcript: ‘deusAdeeb’, Already in IRS, M.Sc. Economics and B.E. Computer Science, BITS Pilani

M.Sc. Economics and B.E. Computer Science, BITS Pilani IRS(Customs) probationer since Dec 2015. Ajitb hosale board and Aruna Bahuguna madam as a panellist. Last candidate..like the last one in all boards combined. I enter, Chairman greets me. Ch : Mr. Pathan, you are an extremely academically successful candidate, your parents must be proud of you.Read Full Article

Agricultural problem and the policy interventions Agricultural problem and the policy interventions

Context Agriculture engages 47 per cent of the work force, as per the Labour Bureau, and without whose development “sabka saath, sabka vikas” is not possible. In the first three years of the government, agri-GDP grew by just 1.7 per cent per annum, which is less than half of what was achieved during the lastRead Full Article

Daily MCQs: 2.0: UPSC Prelims marathon: April 24 Daily MCQs: 2.0: UPSC Prelims marathon: April 24

 

Geo-tagging of assets created under RKVY

.    What is geo tagging? Geotagging– It is the process of adding geographical identification like latitude and longitude to various media such as a photo or video. Geotagging can help users find a wide variety of location-specific information from a device. It provides users the location of the content of a given picture. Geomapping-a visual representation of the geographical location of geotaggedRead Full Article