Daily Archives: 26 April, 2017

Daily MCQs: UPSC Prelims marathon: April 26

 

Daily 9 PM Brief – April 26

The Hindu Front Page / NATIONAL [1] SC pulls up trial court in Sabarmati train blasts case  The Hindu  Context Orders release of undertrial on November 1  What has happened? A Supreme Court Bench of Chief Justice Khehar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud gave the trial court in the 2000 Sabarmati train blasts case six monthsRead Full Article

Indo-Nepal Consternation

  Context Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari visited Delhi recently which was officially termed as a “grand success”. But that India is losing clout and credibility in Nepal is no more a secret. That naturally calls for serious introspection into what has gone wrong in the relations along with corrective measures to address them, especiallyRead Full Article

Daily MCQs: UPSC Prelims Marathon: April 26

 

Ministry of UD to push dense urban growth along mass transit corridors for better living experience

To effectively address the emerging urbanization challenges, the Ministry of Urban Development has come out with a multi-pronged policy framework to promote living close to mass urban transit corridors. Transit Oriented Development (TOD) This new initiatives seeks to promote ‘Transit Oriented Development (TOD)’ which enables people to live within walking or cycling distance from transitRead Full Article

Small Field activities in the State of Tamil Nadu

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the award of 31 contract areas as part of the Discovered Small Field (DSF) Bid Round 2016. These fields were offered under new policy for small fields known as Discovered Small Field (DSF) policy, 2015, which offers improved fiscal terms with the aim to enhance Oil and gasRead Full Article

Nand Kumar Sai assumes charge as Chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes

Senior tribal leader from Chhattisgarh and ex parliamentarian Shri Nand Kuamr Sai assumed charge as the chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST). A large percentage of tribals in our country are still not aware of their rights guaranteed to them by the constitutions. Shri Sai said he will see to it that NCSTRead Full Article

Must Read News Articles – April 26 Must Read News Articles – April 26

The Hindu Front Page / NATIONAL SC pulls up trial court in Sabarmati train blasts case: A Supreme Court Bench of Chief Justice Khehar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud on Tuesday gave the trial court in the 2000 Sabarmati train blasts case six months – October 31, 2017 deadline — to complete the proceedings. China wants government-levelRead Full Article

Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – April 6

Following are the Suggested Answers for Mains Marathon, April 6: Examine the problems in the implementation of GST regime. Also, discuss the reasons why CAG can’t audit GSTN.(GS 3) जीएसटी शासन के कार्यान्वयन में समस्याओं की जांच करें। साथ ही, सीएजी क्यों जीएसटीएन का ऑडिट नहीं कर सकती है? The Hindu | TOI Problems in the implementation of GST:-Read Full Article

Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – April 5 Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – April 5

Following are the Suggested Answers for Mains Marathon, April 5: What is National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)? Discuss the parameters and methodology used in the ranking. नेशनल इंस्टीट्यूशनल रैंकिंग फ्रेमवर्क (एनआईआरएफ) क्या है? रैंकिंग में प्रयुक्त पैरामीटर और पद्धति पर चर्चा करें। The Hindu | NIRF Background:- The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) was approved by the MHRDRead Full Article