Daily Archives: 20 February, 2017

Daily Quiz : UPSC Prelims Marathon – February 20 Daily Quiz : UPSC Prelims Marathon – February 20

 

9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – 20 February 2017 9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – 20 February 2017

Front Page / NATIONAL [The Hindu] Rail Bhavan, North Block spar after Budget merger Drones keep surveillance during polls in Odisha Editorial/OPINION [The Hindu] Upsetting a very fine balance Speak in our own voice Economy [The Hindu] Urjit Patel takes fresh guard, changes stance Indian Express Afghan bottomline Live Mint The growing importance of tradeRead Full Article

9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – 20 February 2017 9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – 20 February 2017

Front Page / NATIONAL [The Hindu] Rail Bhavan, North Block spar after Budget merger Drones keep surveillance during polls in Odisha Editorial/OPINION [The Hindu] Upsetting a very fine balance Speak in our own voice Economy [The Hindu] Urjit Patel takes fresh guard, changes stance Indian Express Afghan bottomline Live Mint The growing importance of tradeRead Full Article

Daily Editorial: Railway Accidents in India Daily Editorial: Railway Accidents in India

Click here to Download Daily Editorial PDF (20 Feb. 2017) Railway Accidents in India  Context Just yesterday, Kalindi Express got derailed at the Tundla Junction adding to the long list of train accidents over the last six months.God forbid there were no casualties or injuries in this incident unlike Kanpur incident or the recent derailmentRead Full Article

Full Download: ECONOMIC SURVEY Summary 2016-17 Part 1 & 2 Full Download: ECONOMIC SURVEY Summary 2016-17 Part 1 & 2

Economic Survey 2016–17 reviews the developments in the Indian economy over the previous 12 months, summarizes the performance on major development programmes, and highlights the policy initiatives of the government and the prospects of the economy in the short to medium term. This document is presented to both houses of Parliament during the Budget Session.Read Full Article

Download: ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 Part 2 Download: ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 Part 2

Economic Survey 2016–17 reviews the developments in the Indian economy over the previous 12 months, summarizes the performance on major development programmes, and highlights the policy initiatives of the government and the prospects of the economy in the short to medium term. This document is presented to both houses of Parliament during the Budget Session.Read Full Article

Answered Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – January 10

1.How can Aadhaar help in financial inclusion? What constraints does Aadhaar-based system face in achieving a cashless economy? (GS 1) आधार वित्तीय समावेशन में कैसे मदद कर सक्ता हैं? कैशलेस अर्थव्यवस्था के लिए आधार आधारित प्रणाली किन बाधाओं का सामना कर रही है? Suggested Answer: Aadhaar is a 12-digit unique identification number issued by the Indian government to every individualRead Full Article

Answered Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – January 9

1.Border trade between India and Myanmar has come to a halt due to recurring blockades. In this context, examine the recent progress made in India and Myanmar border trade relations. (GS 2) भारत और म्यांमार के बीच में सीमा व्यापार की आवर्ती नाकेबंदी की वजह से रुक गयी है। इस संदर्भ में, भारत और म्यांमार सीमा व्यापारRead Full Article

ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 Summary Chapter – 7 Clothes and Shoes: Can India Reclaim Low Skill Manufacturing? ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 Summary Chapter – 7 Clothes and Shoes: Can India Reclaim Low Skill Manufacturing?

Download Economic Survey 2016-17 Summary Here Following is the Summary of ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 – Chapter – 6 Fiscal Rules: Lessons from the States: Creating jobs is India’s central challenge. India needs to generate jobs that are form a land productive, provide bang-for-buck in terms of jobs created relative to investment,have the potential for broaderRead Full Article

Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – January 6

1.Discuss the role of women in the freedom struggle especially during the Gandhian phase. (GS 1) स्वतन्त्रता संग्राम में, विशेष तौर पर गांधीवादी चरण के दौरान महिलाओं कि भूमिका का विवेचन कीजिए| Suggested Answer: Freedom movement of any country becomes successful only when all the sections of the society support it whole-heartedly. The contribution ofRead Full Article