Monthly Archives: April 2017

Download: PIB April Week 1 Compilation Download: PIB April Week 1 Compilation

Download PIB Compilation of April Week 1 (Important for UPSC Prelims and Mains Preparation) below: Click Here to Download April Week 1 Compilation  About PIB: The Press Information Bureau (PIB) is the nodal agency of the Government of India to disseminate information to the print and electronic media on government policies, programmes, initiatives and achievements. ItRead Full Article

Must Read News Articles – April 23 Must Read News Articles – April 23

The Hindu Front Page / NATIONAL Taliban attack leaves 140 soldiers dead in Afghanistan: Toll could rise in assault on 209th Corps headquarters near Mazar-e-Sharif. Soon, underwater tunnels will connect Howrah with Kolkata: A first in India, the two 520-metre structures are part of a 10.8 km underground stretch and are crucial to the East West MetroRead Full Article

Daily MCQs: UPSC Prelims Marathon: April 22

 

UPSC Interview Transcript: Interview in Hindi, Chattar Singh Board UPSC Interview Transcript: Interview in Hindi, Chattar Singh Board

Interview Transcript Posting my interview transcript. Medium : Hindi( was waiting ki english me kuch to puche par pure interview kuch nahi pucha. ) Board: shri chatar singh ji. Forenoon Chairman: why is @$# famous for Me: Garment industry and export of that product in international markets Ch: but why your city, not others inRead Full Article

Reservation debate

Context Recently, the Union government has embarked on reconstituting National Commission for Backward Classes by graduating it to the levels of National Commissions for SCs and STs as a constitutional body. This lay open the faultlines in the reservation policy and how it underlies a political current which sometimes burst in the form of reservationRead Full Article

Must Read News Articles – April 22 Must Read News Articles – April 22

The Hindu Front Page / NATIONAL Why force people to get Aadhaar, SC asks Centre: The Supreme Court on Friday questioned the Centre’s logic to make Aadhaar card mandatory for filing income tax returns, asking whether this would act as a remedy to end the generation of fake Permanent Account Number (PAN) and ration cards. NavyRead Full Article

Essay Test – April 22 Essay Test – April 22

Instructions:  Write an essay on any one of the following in about 1000-1200 words. Time : 90 minutes Marks : 125 1. Without economic development, any potential for political openness and freedom will be questionable. आर्थिक विकास के बिना, राजनीतिक खुलेपन और स्वतंत्रता की कोई भी संभावना संदिग्ध होगी। 2. Life is 10% what happens to you andRead Full Article

Daily MCQs: UPSC Prelims Marathon – April 21 Daily MCQs: UPSC Prelims Marathon – April 21
9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – April 21 2017 9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – April 21 2017

Front Page / NATIONAL [The Hindu] [1]India makes fresh bid to get Headley, Rana [2]States to be consulted on BC panel Bill [3]China’s Arunachal move ‘illegal’ [4]Logistics pact with U.S. ‘almost done [5]India, EU likely to resume talks   Editorial/OPINION [The Hindu] [1]Trading away our digital rights [2]Closer to Brussels Economy [The Hindu] [1]Auctions may helpRead Full Article

Understanding Indian Monsoon

Context The Indian Meteorological Department has announced normal monsoon this year in 2017 after two drought years in 2014 and 2015, with respite in 2016. The fact that Indian agriculture is largely dependent on the monsoon reveals the good prospects for Indian economy ahead in the year given agriculture being the base. Simultaneously, it willRead Full Article