Monthly Archives: April 2017

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

Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – April 4

Following are the Suggested Answers for Mains Marathon, April 4: 1.In simple terms, What do you understand by General Anti Avoidance Rules or GAAR? Why is tax avoidance such an important area of concern in India? (GS 3) साधारण शब्दों में, जनरल एंटी अवॉयडेंस नियम या जीएआर से आप क्या समझते हैं? भारत में चिंता का एक महत्वपूर्णRead Full Article

UPSC Current Affairs Questions and Answer Writing – Mains Marathon – April 26 UPSC Current Affairs Questions and Answer Writing – Mains Marathon – April 26

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. Discuss the reasons for having an anti-torture legislation in India. Why has the Centre avoided such a legislation? (GS 2) भारत में एक अत्याचार कानून को लाने के कारणों पर चर्चाRead Full Article

9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – April 25, 2017 9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – April 25, 2017

Front Page / NATIONAL [The Hindu] [1]25 CRPF men killed in Maoist attack [2]Goldman Prize for Niyamgiri hero [3]SC for broad anti-torture legislation [4]Sukhois join frontline squadron in Punjab   Editorial/OPINION [The Hindu] [1] The best laid plans [2]The climate fight is global Economy [The Hindu] [1]Only six of top 20 H-1B recipients are Indian firmsRead Full Article

Daily MCQs: UPSC Prelims marathon: April 25

 

UPSC Interview Transcript : Chattar Singh, 27th March, Civil Engineering Background UPSC Interview Transcript : Chattar Singh, 27th March, Civil Engineering Background

Interview Experience– Board – Chattar Singh Date: 27th March Graduation– Civil Engineering Optional Subject– Public Administration Hobby– Watching movies and playing cricket Transcript Ch- You have no spects in your photo? Me- Sir due to glare effect while getting photographed. Ch- No other technical reason? Me- No sir Ch- You should wear your spects noRead Full Article

Chinese Maritime Aggression

Context China People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) is building second aircraft carrier referred to as “Type 001A” and that another carrier, dubbed “Type 002”, is also under construction. The Type 002 represents not only a much bigger class of ship but will incorporate modern design and operational features, including a catapult and early-warning aircraft. StrategicRead Full Article