Daily Archives: 24 April, 2017

Daily MCQs: UPSC Prelims marathon: April 24

 

9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – April 24 2017 9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – April 24 2017

Front Page / NATIONAL [The Hindu] [1]Step up spending on infra, PM tells States [2]SC bats for the rights of Internet users [3]Heat claimed 4,620 lives in four years [4]BEL, ECIL to make VVPAT machines [5]Cyprus sees role for India [6]Corruption, the top pain: poll [7]Now, Australia wants a LEMOA [8]Beijing’s Belt-Road plan overshadows BCIMRead Full Article

Agricultural problem and the policy interventions Agricultural problem and the policy interventions

Context Agriculture engages 47 per cent of the work force, as per the Labour Bureau, and without whose development “sabka saath, sabka vikas” is not possible. In the first three years of the government, agri-GDP grew by just 1.7 per cent per annum, which is less than half of what was achieved during the lastRead Full Article

Daily MCQs: 2.0: UPSC Prelims marathon: April 24 Daily MCQs: 2.0: UPSC Prelims marathon: April 24

 

Geo-tagging of assets created under RKVY

.    What is geo tagging? Geotagging– It is the process of adding geographical identification like latitude and longitude to various media such as a photo or video. Geotagging can help users find a wide variety of location-specific information from a device. It provides users the location of the content of a given picture. Geomapping-a visual representation of the geographical location of geotaggedRead Full Article

Rs 7000 Crores to be Invested in Highways Projects in J&K in the Next Two Years

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi dedicated India’s longest highways tunnel – the Chenani- Nashri tunnel in Jammu & Kashmir- to the nation today. The tunnel will not only reduce the distance between Jammu and Srinagar, but will also promote tourism in the valley, open up employment opportunities for the youth and give a boostRead Full Article

PIB: Government of India has taken a number of steps for the promotion as well as conservation of livestock extending benefits to the farmers

Government of India has taken a number of steps for the promotion as well as conservation of livestock extending benefits to the farmers. It is a result of the initiative taken by the Government of India that country is enjoying the first rank in milk production in the world. Apart from this country has acquiredRead Full Article

PIB: Cabinet approves extension of implementation of Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems Project by one year

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Home Affairs. For extension of the implementation phase of the Crime and Criminals Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) Project for another year beyond 31st March 2017. The extension would help in achieving the remaining objectives of the project comprehensively. The maintenanceRead Full Article

Must Read News Articles – April 24 Must Read News Articles – April 24

The Hindu Front Page / NATIONAL Step up spending on infra, PM tells States: NITI Aayog formulating 15-year vision plan. SC bats for the rights of Internet users: More and more problems make their way to the court. Heat claimed 4,620 lives in four years: Over 4,620 people died in India due to severe heat wave overRead Full Article

UPSC Current Affairs Questions and Answer Writing – Mains Marathon – April 24 UPSC Current Affairs Questions and Answer Writing – Mains Marathon – April 24

Read the following questions and answer them by clicking on the links in not more than 200 words Time: 30 Minutes Note: Winners of Mains Marathon Answer Writing Initiative will be announced today! Meanwhile, Practice some Previous Year Questions for today. 1. Use of Internet and social media by non-state actors for subversive activities is a major concern.Read Full Article