Daily Archives: 19 December, 2016

9 PM Daily Brief – 19th December 2016

Front Page / NATIONAL Single tribunal to arbitrate inter-State water disputes EC seeks end to nameless donations Supreme Court wants woman pilot to get permanent wings Editorial/OPINION Bridging the learning deficit ECONOMY Double counting of deposits ruled out Point of Sale terminals: How they work Science and Technology ‘Zika-linked birth defects more severe than thought’Read Full Article

Daily Editorial – Amendments to Interstate water disputes act, 1956

Amendments to Interstate water disputes act, 1956 Constitutional and legal provisions for interstate water dispute resolution Challenges arising due to present adjudication system Amendments proposed to Interstate water disputes act, 1956– Why single tribunal Would setting up single tribunal solve the problem? Conclusion Click here to Download Daily Editorial PDF (19th Dec. 2016) Amendments toRead Full Article

Answered : Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – December 16

Click on the Questions below for Suggested Answers Answered: “Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind” – Mahatma Gandhi. Critically examine. (GS 4) Answered: Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) is necessary for bringing unbanked to the institutional finance fold. Do you agree with this for financial inclusion of the poorer section of the IndianRead Full Article

Answered Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – December 15

Click on the Questions below for Suggested Answers [Answered] “The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (IBC) has the potential to make credit cheaper, its sources wider and engender corporate accountability.” Analyze the statement. (GS 3) [Answered] Analyze the significance of the decision taken by U.S. to designate India as a Major Defence Partner (MDP). (GSRead Full Article

Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – December 19

Read the following questions and answer them by clicking on the links in not more than 200 words Time: 40 Minutes 1.“The Himalayas are highly prone to landslides.” Discuss the causes and suggest suitable measures of mitigation. (GS 1) “हिमालय भूस्खलन के प्रति अत्याधिक प्रवण है |” कारणो कि विवेचना कीजिए तथा अल्पीकरण के उपाय सुझाएRead Full Article

Must Read News Articles – December 19 Must Read News Articles – December 19

Archives The Hindu Front Page / NATIONAL Single tribunal to arbitrate inter-State water disputes: The Centre has decided to set up a single, permanent Tribunal to adjudicate all inter-State river water disputes, a step which is aimed at resolving grievances of States in a speedy manner. This body will subsume existing tribunals. EC seeks end toRead Full Article