Monthly Archives: April 2017

Daily MCQs 2.0: UPSC prelims marathon: April 18 Daily MCQs 2.0: UPSC prelims marathon: April 18

 

Some important schemes and programs

These are excerpts from the upcoming ForumIAS magazine on Schemes and Programs India launched Mission Parivar Vikas to improve family planning services in seven states where the total fertility rate (TFR) is high and constitutes 44% of the country’s population. About It will cover 145 high focus districts having the highest total fertility rates (TFR)Read Full Article

Download: PIB February Week 3 Compilation Download: PIB February Week 3 Compilation

Download PIB Compilation of February Week 3 (Important for UPSC Prelims and Mains Preparation) below: Click Here to Download February Week 3 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.Read Full Article

Must Read News Articles – March 18 Must Read News Articles – March 18

The Hindu Front Page / NATIONAL SC raps States on massive police vacancies: The Supreme Court on Monday sought the personal appearance of home secretaries or authorised joint secretaries of six States together with a definite roadmap to fill up the long-pending vacancies in the States’ police forces. 700 medicines made affordable for poor: Prime Minister NarendraRead Full Article

UPSC Current Affairs Questions and Answer Writing – Mains Marathon – April 18 UPSC Current Affairs Questions and Answer Writing – Mains Marathon – April 18

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. Democracy must be built through open societies that share information. Comment. (GS 4) लोकतंत्र खुले समाजों के माध्यम से बनाया जाना चाहिए जो जानकारी साझा करते हैं। टिप्पणी करें। 2. DiscussRead Full Article

9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – April 17 2017 9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – April 17 2017

Front Page / NATIONAL [The Hindu] [1] India seeks access to Jadhav [2] BHIM-Aadhaar will be an economic giant [3] New UGC vice-chairman soon [4] Allahabad HC becomes ‘pilot project’ for case backlog study Editorial/OPINION [The Hindu] [1] Cross signals across the Himalayas [2] Doctors under siege Economy [1] Maintain EPFO interest rate at 8.65%Read Full Article

Daily Quiz: UPSC Prelims Marathon: April 17 Daily Quiz: UPSC Prelims Marathon: April 17

 

European Union and their challenges European Union and their challenges

Context The surge of conservative nationalistic politics in Europe has undermined the idea and institution of European Union. It assumes critical significance after the referendum in Britain opting out of the EU and the tendencies represented by the ascend of Donald Trump. The year 2017 will be the defining year in the future of EURead Full Article

Daily MCQs 2.0: UPSC Prelims marathon: April 17 Daily MCQs 2.0: UPSC Prelims marathon: April 17

 

South Asia Sub-regional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) program

The issue in News Cooperation between member-countries of the South Asia Sub-regional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) could generate $70 billion in GDP and more employment. The joint statement, made in Delhi following a meeting of the Finance Ministers from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Maldives, and Sri Lanka, also welcomed Myanmar into the coalition. About SASEC groupRead Full Article