Daily Archives: 21 February, 2017

Daily Quiz : UPSC Prelims Marathon – February 21 Daily Quiz : UPSC Prelims Marathon – February 21

Note: Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2016 Result is out!  

CRACKING THE CIVIL SERVICES INTERVIEW: TRICKS AND TRAPS by SANTOSH K MISRA, IAS CRACKING THE CIVIL SERVICES INTERVIEW: TRICKS AND TRAPS by SANTOSH K MISRA, IAS

Note: Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2016 Result is out! The IAS Interview UPSC prospectus mentions that a board of competent and unbiased observers will assess the candidate’s mental alertness critical powers of assimilation clear and logical exposition balance of judgment and a sense of proposition variety of depth of interest ability for social cohesion ( inter-personalRead Full Article

9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – 21 February 2017 9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – 21 February 2017

Front Page / NATIONAL [The Hindu] Blending humaneness with healthcare solutions Editorial/OPINION [The Hindu] A brave new self-help world The writing is on the wall In India, diverging incomes despite equalising forces Economy [The Hindu] Centre starts IPO process for rail PSUs Indian Express Talking To The Taliban Live Mint Designing the bad bank of IndiaRead Full Article

Result Declared: Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2016

Check your Result Here Check the Final Result PDF Here. Personality Test of the candidates would commence from 20th March, 2017. Personality Tests will be held in the Office of the Union Public Service Commission at Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi Congrats to those who cleared 🙂 For those who could not find their nameRead Full Article

Update: New UPSC Members

Air Marshal Ajit Shankarrao Bhonsle and Ms. Sujata Mehta have taken oath as Members, UPSC  Air Marshal Ajit Shankarrao Bhonsle, AVSM, VSM took the oath of office and secrecy as Member, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The oath was administered by Prof. David R. Syiemlieh, Chairman, UPSC. He has done M.Sc., MBA and M. Phil fromRead Full Article

ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 Summary Chapter 9 – Universal Basic Income: A conversation with and within the Mahatma ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 Summary Chapter 9 – Universal Basic Income: A conversation with and within the Mahatma

Download Complete Economic Survey 2016-17 Summary Here Following is the Summary of ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 – Chapter – 6 Fiscal Rules: Lessons from the States: “ A Just society needs to guarantee to each individual a minimum income which they can count on and which provides the necessary material foundation for a life with accessRead Full Article

Prelims Capsule: Budget Basics: From the Start to the End Prelims Capsule: Budget Basics: From the Start to the End

Budget Basics: From the Start to the End Click here to Download Prelims Capsule PDF (20 Feb. 2017)   This article is to help you understand and remember the jargons, procedures, technicalities in and around the budget. The article is deliberately written describing the procedure of the budget making instead of directly giving the conceptsRead Full Article

ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 Summary Chapter 8 – Review of Economic Developments ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 Summary Chapter 8 – Review of Economic Developments

Download Complete Economic Survey 2016-17 Summary Here Following is the Summary of ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 – Chapter – 6 Fiscal Rules: Lessons from the States: Introduction As per the first Advance Estimates (AE) released by the CSO, the Indian economy is estimated to register a GDP growth rate of 7.1 per cent in 2016-17.  Read Full Article

Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – February 21

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. Ethics Special 🙂 1. What is meant by ‘crisis of conscience’? Narrate one incident in your life when you were faced with such a crisis and how you resolved theRead Full Article

Must Read News Articles – February 21 Must Read News Articles – February 21

The Hindu Front Page / NATIONAL Blending humaneness with healthcare solutions: With India’s ongoing demographic shifts, the number of elderly persons in poverty is increasing rapidly, yet many among this group are unable to access basic healthcare. Editorial/OPINION A brave new self-help world: We may have complained about the post-War order, but the lack of an intellectualRead Full Article