Monthly Archives: March 2017

9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – 31 March 2017 9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – 31 March 2017

Front Page / NATIONAL [The Hindu] [1]. LokSabha clears Finance Bill [2]. Delhi to extend $5 billion credit to Dhaka Editorial/OPINION [The Hindu] [1]. Next steps on GST [2]. A clean-up act: no compromise over air quality [3]. Is Aadhaar a breach of privacy? Economy [The Hindu] [1]. Centre picks airlines to connect 43 regional airportsRead Full Article

Daily Quiz: UPSC Prelims Marathon: March 31 Daily Quiz: UPSC Prelims Marathon: March 31

 

UPSC Interview Transcript: BS Bassi Board, 10 years Experience UPSC Interview Transcript: BS Bassi Board, 10 years Experience

Board BS Bassi Date 23 rd march Background Civil engineer 10 yrs of experience  6 yrs on grp A Post in government department CM: Where are you currently posted If I will tell you to make runway in 7 days, how will u proceed. M1 : What is the status of education of SC & STRead Full Article

Legislation in British India – Part 1 Legislation in British India – Part 1

  Robert Clive, often referred to as “Clive of India” amassed so much illegal wealth after the Battle of Plassey and Buxar that people back in England started to call him and his associates “nabobs”, the anglicised version of Nawabs. When he returned back to England in 1769, people were astounded with the fortune heRead Full Article

Agenda for Banking Sector Reforms Agenda for Banking Sector Reforms

    Context NDA government since coming to power has focussed on bringing several banking sector reforms (Jan Dhan Yojana, Measures to tackle the NPA, Bank Board Bureau etc.) but the agenda is unfinished. There are several measures that need to be taken. The top priority must be fixing the problems of public sector banks.Read Full Article

Daily Quiz 2.0 : UPSC Prelims Marathon – March 31 Daily Quiz 2.0 : UPSC Prelims Marathon – March 31

 

UPSC IFoS Interview Transcript: PK Joshi Board UPSC IFoS Interview Transcript: PK Joshi Board

PK Joshi Board 30 minutes Note: Check Cutoff and Scores: Indian Forest Service Exam, 2016 Here is the Transcript: CM – Why IFS? – Why such cadre pref? – Why did you leave such good paying job? – ITC… hmm.. do you smoke?  – What steps you suggest to control air pollution? – Hyperloop? – Govt. spent soRead Full Article

UPSC IFoS Interview Transcript: Arvind Saxena Board, Computer Science, PGDM UPSC IFoS Interview Transcript: Arvind Saxena Board, Computer Science, PGDM

Background: BE(Hons) Computer Science, PGDM Hobbies: Chess, Table Tennis, Listening to music Optional: Maths and Forestry Interview Date: 01/03/2017 Board: Arvind Saxena Related to my work experience (finance) Some questions on 2008 financial crisis Free basics and net neutrality How could Google help Hillary Clinton in supporting her for Presidential Elections US withdrawal from tppRead Full Article

UPSC Interview Transcript: Arvind Saxena Board, 24/03/17 UPSC Interview Transcript: Arvind Saxena Board, 24/03/17

24/03/17 Arvind Saxena Board Mechanical, PGDM Finance Work Ex: 2 months FMCG Madhya Pradesh Geo Semi classical music, Volunteering for teaching school kids Read the Interview Transcript Here More to come 🙂 We will post UPSC Interview Transcripts regularly under the Interview Preparation Initiative. Why Interview Transcripts? These transcripts are just a collection of UPSC Interview experiencesRead Full Article

Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – March 28 Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – March 28

Following are the Suggested Answers for Mains Marathon, March 28: 1.Discuss some reasons for the delay in operationalization of Indo-US nuclear deal. What is the significance of the nuclear deal? (GS 2) भारत-अमेरिका परमाणु समझौते के संचालन में देरी के कुछ कारणों पर चर्चा करें। इस परमाणु समझौते का क्या महत्व है? The Hindu Introduction: The 123Read Full Article