Daily Archives: 16 May, 2017

9 PM Daily Current Affairs Brief – May 16, 2017

Front Page / NATIONAL [1] Jadhav’s trial farcical, says India [2] ‘Will enact divorce law for Muslims’ [3] India escapes major damage from ransomware Editorial/OPINION [1] Triple talaq not fundamental to Islam [2] Timely refresh [3] Putting a global price on carbon [4] Off the road Economy [1] Cash is back as digital payments dipRead Full Article

Daily MCQs: UPSC Prelims Marathon: May 16 Daily MCQs: UPSC Prelims Marathon: May 16

 

OBOR challenge OBOR challenge

GS2 – Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate GS2 – Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests GS2 – Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora Context China is organising ‘Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation’ whichRead Full Article

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Israel Palestine developments Israel Palestine developments

GS2 – History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc. – their forms and effect on the society. Context On May 1, 2017, Hamas published a policy document approved by all the movement leaders.Read Full Article

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Must Read News Articles – May 16 Must Read News Articles – May 16

The Hindu Front Page / NATIONAL Jadhav’s trial farcical, says India: At urgent ICJ hearing, Pakistan says Vienna Convention provisions were not intended for spies. ‘Will enact divorce law for Muslims’: The Centre promised to enact a divorce law for Muslim men if the Supreme Court, as the “guardian of the Constitution”, strikes down all three formsRead Full Article

UPSC Current Affairs Questions and Answer Writing – Mains Marathon – May 16 UPSC Current Affairs Questions and Answer Writing – Mains Marathon – May 16

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. What are malware? Discuss the problems crated by ‘WannaCry’ ransomware in the digital payments ecosystem and the ways to tackle the same. (GS 3) मैलवेयर क्या हैं? डिजिटल भुगतान पारिस्थितिकी तंत्र मेंRead Full Article