Daily Archives: 10 February, 2017

9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – 10 February 2017 9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – 10 February 2017

Archives : 9 PM Briefs Front Page / NATIONAL [1]. IEDs kill more commoners than VIPs: NSG Editorial/OPINION [1]. Prudence amid uncertainty [2]. TPP is dead, but its legacy lives on ECONOMY [1]. Centre to raise EPFO’s equity investments to 15% [2]. SEBI to form panel to facilitate crowdfunding [3]. Centre to send experts toRead Full Article

Daily Quiz : UPSC Prelims Marathon – February 10

 

Daily Editorial – INDIA’S Two Speed Economy Daily Editorial – INDIA’S Two Speed Economy

INDIA’S Two Speed Economy Click here to Download Daily Editorial PDF (10 Feb. 2017) India is a “two-speed economy”, according to many economists. The term is used to describe economic models where one section of a country’s economy is booming, while others are lagging behind. Earlier it was seen in Australia, where the mining andRead Full Article

Daily Editorial – Global Services Pact Daily Editorial – Global Services Pact

GLOBAL SERVICES PACT Click here to Download Daily Editorial PDF (10 Feb. 2017) Context:  World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director General Roberto Azevêdo is on a two-day trip to India and we will make a presentation on a proposal for a global pact to boost services trade with an aim to make it to be partRead Full Article

Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – December 20

1.Education policy in India is focused on inputs rather than learning outcomes, which is what matters. Why has India’s school education policy been so ineffective? Critically examine. (GS 1) भारत में शिक्षा नीति सीखने पर नहीं, परिणामों पर केंद्रित है।  भारत की शिक्षा नीति क्यों अप्रभावी है? गंभीर रूप से जांच करें। Suggested Answer: Education of our children has beenRead Full Article

Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – December 19

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 सुझाए | Suggested Answer: Landslides are mass movement of soil or rocks along the slopes of mountains. The Himalayan region, situatedRead Full Article

Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – February 3

1.Infrastructure is the backbone of National Economy. What measures has the government taken to boost infrastructure development in the recent budget? (GS 3) इन्फ्रास्ट्रक्चर राष्ट्रीय अर्थव्यवस्था की रीढ़ है। सरकार द्वारा बजट में क्या कदम उठाए गए हैं विकास को बढ़ावा देने के लिए? Suggested Answer: Infrastructure development is critical to economic development. Creating infrastructureRead Full Article

Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – February 2

1.India is a largely non-tax compliant society. Discuss the reasons behind the given statement. List measures taken by the government to bring in better tax compliance. What innovative measures would you suggest to improve tax compliance? (GS 3) भारत में एक बड़े पैमाने पर गैर-कर अनुरूप समाज है। इस बयान के पीछे के कारणों परRead Full Article

Must Read News Articles – February 10 Must Read News Articles – February 10

Archives The Hindu Front Page / NATIONAL IEDs kill more commoners than VIPs: NSG: Data show 55% of these devices are set off in public places; in 2016, only 7% of the attacks were targeted at VIPs. Editorial/OPINION Prudence amid uncertainty: The central bank’s Monetary Policy Committee has opted to sit pat on rates and choose toRead Full Article

Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – February 10

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 the difference between Hindustani and Carnatic styles of music? Explain briefly. (GS 1) हिंदुस्तानी और कर्नाटिक संगीत की शैलियों के बीच क्या अंतर है? संक्षेप में बताएं। Link-1 | Link-2Read Full Article