Daily Archives: 07 March, 2017

9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – 7 March 2017 9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – 7 March 2017

Front Page / NATIONAL [The Hindu] Law to regulate use of air conditioners ‘Polluted environment kills 1.7 million children a year’ Editorial/OPINION [The Hindu] Cracking the GDP mystery GST Bill: Last mile concerns The Tawang test Economy NIIF in talks with two sovereign funds Indian Express Many meanings of corruption Live Mint India-China border dispute isRead Full Article

Daily Quiz : UPSC Prelims Marathon – March 7 Daily Quiz : UPSC Prelims Marathon – March 7

 

Interview Discussion Initiative – March 7 Interview Discussion Initiative – March 7

About the Initiative:  Important Issues and topics for UPSC Interview would be posted daily. We will try to cover all important areas for your Interview preparation. Aspirants can discuss and debate in the comment section. We request aspirants who are preparing for CSE 2017 to help those appearing for UPSC Interview this year(and themselves!) byRead Full Article

Prelims Capsule : Measuring Economic Growth – GDP et al (Part 2) Prelims Capsule : Measuring Economic Growth – GDP et al (Part 2)

Measuring Economic Growth – GDP et al (Part 2) Click here to Download Prelims Capsule PDF (7 March 2017) In the previous post, we saw some basics of the Macroeconomics. The most important metric of an economy is its growth. Only if there is economic growth the wealth is being created and is increasing. EconomicRead Full Article

CSO estimates and demonetization: An analysis CSO estimates and demonetization: An analysis

CSO estimates and demonetization: An analysis   Click here to Download Daily Editorial PDF (7th March 2017) Context There has been a consistent debate on how much demonetization has impacted our economy and the GDP especially. Several rating agencies have marked the GDP down by 60-110 basis points. But CSO has released the new secondRead Full Article

72 UPSC Interview Questions on Security and Disaster Management 72 UPSC Interview Questions on Security and Disaster Management

Hi friends! We are approaching the final stage of UPSC Civil Services Exam i.e. the Interview/ Personality Test Stage. As mentioned in my previous article, questions in the UPSC interview can be asked from any topic of General Studies. Internal Security and Disaster Management are the most debated topics of today and certain questions areRead Full Article

72 UPSC Interview Questions on Security and Disaster Management 72 UPSC Interview Questions on Security and Disaster Management

Hi friends! We are approaching the final stage of UPSC Civil Services Exam i.e. the Interview/ Personality Test Stage. As mentioned in my previous article, questions in the UPSC interview can be asked from any topic of General Studies. Internal Security and Disaster Management are the most debated topics of today and certain questions areRead Full Article

Must Read News Articles – March 7 Must Read News Articles – March 7

The Hindu Front Page / NATIONAL Law to regulate use of air conditioners: To coax establishments to use electricity more efficiently, the Union Environment Ministry is mulling laws that will require buildings — commercial spaces, airports, offices — to ensure that air conditioners function at pre-set temperatures. ‘Polluted environment kills 1.7 million children a year’: WHO reportRead Full Article

Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – February 24

1.What is a coronary stent? Do you think that price control for cardiac stent is essential for healthcare in India? (GS 3) कोरोनरी स्टेंट क्या है? क्या आपको लगता है कि हृदय स्टेंट का मूल्य नियंत्रण भारत में स्वास्थ्य के लिए आवश्यक है? Suggested Answer Background:- Research data available showed that there was irrational use of medicalRead Full Article

Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – February 23

1.What is Palliative care? The number of elderly persons in poverty in India are increasing rapidly and are unable to access basic healthcare. Discuss the reasons. (GS 1) प्रशामक देखभाल क्या है? भारत में गरीब बुजुर्ग व्यक्तियों की संख्या तेजी से बढ़ रही है और बुनियादी स्वास्थ्य सेवा का उपयोग करने में असमर्थ हो रहेRead Full Article