Daily Archives: 09 February, 2017

9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – 9 February 9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – 9 February

Front Page / NATIONAL [1]. In a first, SC issues contempt notice against HC Judge Karnan [2]. Centre to install 150 quake sensors in Uttarakhand Editorial/OPINION [1]. Growing insecurity in Afghanistan [2]. Getting back home, safely  ECONOMY [1]. RBI opts for flexibility to ‘move in either direction’ [2]. Credit Policy: Is it a hit, missRead Full Article

Daily Quiz : UPSC Prelims Marathon – February 9 Daily Quiz : UPSC Prelims Marathon – February 9

 

Daily Editorial – An instruction manual (SOP) for Evacuation Daily Editorial – An instruction manual (SOP) for Evacuation

An instruction manual (SOP) for Evacuation Click here to Download Daily Editorial PDF (09.Feb. 2017) Introduction   In 1986, South Yemen was being engulfed in a civil war that threatened the lives of thousands of foreigners living there. While Britain, France and the Soviet Union coordinated to jointly evacuate their nationals, the 850 Indians inRead Full Article

Daily Editorial – Bilateral Relations: India-Afghanistan Daily Editorial – Bilateral Relations: India-Afghanistan

Click here to Download Daily Editorial PDF (09 Feb. 2017) Bilateral Relations: India-Afghanistan Context There was a blast near the Supreme Court of Afghanistan premises in Kabul that left at least 20 people dead, showing the growing insecurity in Afghanistan. This has huge security implications for India too. Before we probe into that, let usRead Full Article

Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – February 1

1.What are the findings of the Commission of Railway Safety (CRS) on the derailment of the Indore-Rajendranagar Express? Discuss. (GS 2) इंदौर-राजेंद्रनगर एक्सप्रेस के पटरी से उतर जाने पर रेलवे सेफ्टी (सीआरएस) आयोग का क्या निष्कर्ष है? इसके निष्कर्षों पर चर्चा करें। The Hindu Suggested Answer: Indore-Rajendranagar Express derailed near Kanpur in November 2016 and this led to deathRead Full Article

Notification: Indian Economic Service and Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2017 Notification: Indian Economic Service and Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2017

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has issued a notification announcing examination date and procedure for applying for Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2017 on its official website. Download the Notification Here Around 44 posts in Indian Economic Service (15 posts), and Indian Statistical Service (29 posts) would be filled through the Exam. TheRead Full Article

UPSC Mains: Optional Strategy-2 ENGLISH LITERATURE UPSC Mains: Optional Strategy-2 ENGLISH LITERATURE

Read the Previous post on : ENGLISH LITERATURE Optional Strategy for UPSC Mains This Article is contributed by a ForumIAS User VSH_DU2015. She is currently pursuing her PhD in English at University of Leeds, UK. She joined ForumIAS a few years ago when she was an M.Phil scholar at University of Delhi and entertained the idea of preparing forRead Full Article

Must Read News Articles – February 9 Must Read News Articles – February 9

Archives The Hindu Front Page / NATIONAL In a first, SC issues contempt notice against HC Judge Karnan: Bench directs him to forthwith refrain from undertaking any judicial or administrative work and return all his official files to the Calcutta HC Registry. Centre to install 150 quake sensors in Uttarakhand: India is looking to have more thanRead Full Article

Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – February 9

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.Why have the tribal bodies protested against reservation for women in local municipalities in Nagaland? Discuss the steps taken by the government to tackle the situation. (GS 1) आदिवासी संगठनोRead Full Article