Daily Archives: 09 March, 2017

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

Front Page / NATIONAL [The Hindu] [1].SC to HCs: Don’t keep review pleas pending [2]. Fewer migratory water birds sighted at Ropar [3]. Take up India-Bangladesh border fencing: Supreme Court Editorial/OPINION [The Hindu] [1]. The mystery of police reform [2]. Staying cool Economy [The Hindu] [1]. Centre plumps for rural FMCG e-sales Indian Express [1]. UnusualRead Full Article

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UPSC INTERVIEW ETIQUETTE: BASICS UPSC INTERVIEW ETIQUETTE: BASICS

Surprisingly (or unsurprisingly depending on your view of the world), it’s often the basics that let most people down. Our list isn’t exhaustive so if you can suggest any additions we would be glad to include them. Whether your interview is highly subjective or a chance to get to know you, adhere to these basicRead Full Article

Current Affairs Fodder: Long Pending Police Reforms Current Affairs Fodder: Long Pending Police Reforms

Context Last week Supreme Court rejected a plea seeking police reforms and said “Police reforms are going on and on. Nobody listens to our orders.” Let us examine in detail the story of Police reforms in India. Timeline Way back in 1979, the Janata government appointed a National Police Commission (NPC) to report on policingRead Full Article

Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – March 7

1.What do you mean by data-storage devices? Why is DNA an excellent storage medium? (GS 3) आप डाटा डिवाइस स्टोरेज देविसेस से  समझते हैं? डीएनए  क्यों एक एच स्टोरेज माध्यम है? Suggested Answer- Background:- Globally,there is a shift in data storage location from personal computer (PC) to non-PC storage.By 2020, that predominance will dramatically shiftRead Full Article

Interview Discussion Initiative – March 9 Interview Discussion Initiative – March 9

Today’s Topic for Discussion is: Gurmehar Kaur: A Peace-warrior or brainwashed youngster? Issues: Nationalism Student Politics Online trolling (Social Media) “Pakistan did not kill my father. War did” – Role of Social Media. Freedom of Expression. Knowledge Base: Who is Gurmehar Kaur? Online Trolling Opinion  2 sides of the story Aspirants can discuss and debate in theRead Full Article

Prelims Capsule: Advent of Europeans Prelims Capsule: Advent of Europeans

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Must Read News Articles – March 9 Must Read News Articles – March 9

The Hindu Front Page / NATIONAL SC to HCs: Don’t keep review pleas pending: The Supreme Court has asked High Courts to dispose of review petitions as expeditiously as possible to prevent any slow-up in the process of justice. Fewer migratory water birds sighted at Ropar: ‘Due to threat and unavailability of food, the number of someRead Full Article

Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – March 9 Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – March 9

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.List some important factors that maintains the ecosystem. Is a blanket implementation of no-fire policy wrong for fighting forest fires? Discuss. (GS 1) पारिस्थितिक तंत्र को बनाए रखने वाले कुछ महत्वपूर्णRead Full Article