Daily Archives: 27 February, 2017

9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – 27 February 2017 9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – 27 February 2017

Front Page / NATIONAL [The Hindu] [1]. Railways to roll out high speed indigenous rakes  [2]. India to fill gaps in aerial vigilance Editorial/OPINION [The Hindu] [1].What exactly is a money bill? [2]. Ways of sharing Economy [1]. SEBI for overhaul of board governance Indian Express [1]. The Responsibility Of Choice [2]. From Plate to PloughRead Full Article

Daily Quiz : UPSC Prelims Marathon – February 27 Daily Quiz : UPSC Prelims Marathon – February 27

 

Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act : Daily Editorial – Learn and Practice Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act : Daily Editorial – Learn and Practice

Context Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act Amendment bill is being introduced in the Parliament and is due for this session. Let us look at some of the contentious issues and why the amendment is being done. Background The Indian Penal Code, enacted in 1860 based on British law, declared induced abortion illegal. The penalty forRead Full Article

Prelims Capsule: Structure of Atmosphere Prelims Capsule: Structure of Atmosphere

Structure of Atmosphere Click here to Download Prelims Capsule PDF (27 Feb. 2017) Structure of the Atmosphere The atmosphere has 4 layers: the troposphere that we live in near the surface of the earth; the stratosphere that houses the ozone layer; the mesosphere, a colder and lower density layer with about 0.1% of the atmosphere;Read Full Article

ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 Summary Chapter 11 – One Economic India: For Goods and in the Eyes of the Constitution ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 Summary Chapter 11 – One Economic India: For Goods and in the Eyes of the Constitution

Following is the Summary of ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 – Chapter 11 – One Economic India: For Goods and in the Eyes of the Constitution On the basis of a new “Big Data” set available from the Goods and Service Tax Network (GSTN- invoice level data on interstate movement of goods), it seems (Contrary to perception)Read Full Article

Must Read News Articles – February 27 Must Read News Articles – February 27

The Hindu Front Page / NATIONAL Railways to roll out high speed indigenous rakes: Trial run by March 2018, the train will reduce travel time. India to fill gaps in aerial vigilance: DRDO plans a much larger and more capable system; in talks with Israel. Editorial/OPINION What exactly is a money bill?: Or, why we need to reconsiderRead Full Article

Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – February 27

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.Seven exoplanets orbiting a dwarf star has been discovered. How are these different to our solar system? Why it is easier to detect them? (GS 3) सात एक्षॉपलनेंट की खोज कीRead Full Article