Daily Archives: 02 May, 2017

Daily MCQs: May 2 Daily MCQs: May 2
Economics of South Asia Economics of South Asia

Context The World Bank’s South Asia Economic Focus is released recently. Titled “Globalization Backlash”, the report examines whether South Asia stands to lose from the protectionist tendencies currently on the rise. It concludes, optimistically, that the region does not have much to lose from the turn away from globalization. Background South Asia has for someRead Full Article

Daily MCQs 2.0:UPSC Prelims Mrathon: May 2 Daily MCQs 2.0:UPSC Prelims Mrathon: May 2
Prelims 2017 Revision Notes – Subjectwise Prelims 2017 Revision Notes – Subjectwise

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PIB articles important for prelims

Portable Kit to Check Water Contamination National Centre for Compositional Characterization of Materials (NCCCM), Chemistry Group, BARC, located at Hyderabad has developed a portable visual detection kit for detection of hexavalent chromium [Cr.(VI)]. Its range is between 5 to 500 ng/ml(ppb) in water and it can detect the same within 5 minutes. Chromium exists in theRead Full Article

ForumIAS Current Affairs Magazine: Prelims Special: Economy ForumIAS Current Affairs Magazine: Prelims Special: Economy

Friends, ForumIAS is coming up with a series of subject wise current affairs magazines, with current affairs coverage from September, 2016 to February 2017. Download the Economy Current Affairs Magazine below:  

Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – April 27th Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – April 27th

Following are the Suggested Answers for Mains Marathon, April 27: Discuss the role of land reforms in agricultural development. Identify the factors that were responsible for the success of land reforms in India.(GS 3) कृषि विकास में भूमि सुधारों की विवेचना कीजिए | भारत में भूमि सुधारों की सफलता के लिए उत्तरदायी कारकों को चिन्हित कीजिएRead Full Article

Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – April 26th Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – April 26th

Following are the Suggested Answers for Mains Marathon, April 26: 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 चर्चा करें। केंद्र ने ऐसे कानून को क्यों नहीं लिया है? The Hindu Background:- According to Asian Centre for HumanRead Full Article

Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – April 25th Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – April 25th

Following are the Suggested Answers for Mains Marathon, April 25: What are heat waves? Why do you think that about 90 per cent of the people that died in India due to severe heat wave over the last four years, were from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana?(GS 1) गर्मी की लहरें क्या हैं? आप क्यों सोचते हैं कि पिछलेRead Full Article

Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – April 19th Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – April 19th

Following are the Suggested Answers for Mains Marathon, April 19: The HIV and AIDS Bill was passed in Lok Sabha recently. Discuss its key provisions. How can it reduce stigma and discrimination?(GS 2) हाल ही में लोकसभा में एचआईवी और एड्स बिल पारित किया गया है। उसके प्रमुख प्रावधानों पर चर्चा करें। यह भेदभाव कैसे कमRead Full Article