Monthly Archives: April 2017

Essay Test – April 15 Essay Test – April 15

Instructions:  Write an essay on any one of the following in about 1000-1200 words. Time : 90 minutes Marks : 125 Start writing the Essay in the Comment Section below and Win Prizes 🙂 1. If Make in India has to succeed, India needs to become a low-cost manufacturing hub. यदि ‘मेक इन इंडिया’ कोRead Full Article

Daily MCQs: UPSC Prelims Marathon: April 14

 

9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – April 14 2017 9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – April 14 2017

Front Page / NATIONAL [The Hindu] [1]Right to access Internet cannot be curtailed, says SC [2]Why no paper trail in EVMs, SC asks Centre [3]India plans to buy three more Scorpenes [4]Loyalty benefit for EPFO members Editorial/OPINION [The Hindu]   [1]On a glide path? [2]Banking on Teesta Economy [The Hindu] [1] Allow anchor investors in SMERead Full Article

Daily Editorials: The legal and political conundrum of Kulbhushan Jadhav case Daily Editorials: The legal and political conundrum of Kulbhushan Jadhav case

Context The alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav was arrested by Pakistan authorities for sabotaging ‘China-Pakistan Economic Corridor’ and fomenting secessionist tendencies in Baluchistan. Pakistan military court system has henceforth declared his execution by blatantly refusing to adhere to international standards of diplomacy and justice. Issues involved India has asserted that he was in his individualRead Full Article

Daily MCQs: UPSC Prelims marathon: April 14 Daily MCQs: UPSC Prelims marathon: April 14

 

Must Read News Articles – April 14 Must Read News Articles – April 14

The Hindu Front Page / NATIONAL Right to access Internet cannot be curtailed, says SC: Bench against general ban on online content about pre-natal sex determination. Why no paper trail in EVMs, SC asks Centre: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Centre and the Election Commission to comply with a 2013 court directive to introduce paperRead Full Article

UPSC Current Affairs Questions and Answer Writing – Mains Marathon – April 14 UPSC Current Affairs Questions and Answer Writing – Mains Marathon – April 14

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.The effective management of land and water resources will drastically reduce the human miseries. Explain. (GS 1) भूमि तथा जल संसाधनो का प्रभावी प्रबंधन मानव विपत्तियों को प्रबल रूप सेRead Full Article

Daily MCQs: UPSC Prelims Marathon: April 13

 

9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – April 13 2017 9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – April 13 2017

Front Page / NATIONAL [The Hindu] [1]Petrol, diesel prices to be fixed daily [2]India breached Tibet commitment [3]Poll panel throws open challenge to hack EVMs [4]Global interest in PSLV soars [5]National Lok Adalat settles over 6 lakh cases in one day [6]Aadhaar robust; the poor have no complaints about it [7]Centre files curative plea onRead Full Article

An attempt at Nuclear Free World: International treaty to ban Nuclear Weapons An attempt at Nuclear Free World: International treaty to ban Nuclear Weapons

Context A UN General Assembly committee had voted to launch negotiations last year on a new treaty banning nuclear weapons despite fierce opposition from the world’s nuclear powers last year. A resolution presented by Austria, Ireland, Mexico, Nigeria, South Africa and Brazil was adopted by a vote of 123 to 38, with 16 abstentions, followingRead Full Article