Daily Archives: 12 June, 2017

Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – May 3 Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – May 3

Enumerate the applications of ‘South Asia Satellite’ built by India. How can it help the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations?(GS 2) The Hindu Introduction: The South Asia Satellite, also known as GSAT-9, is a geostationary communication  and meteorology satellite operated by the ISRO for the SAARC region Applications and How can it help SAARC nations:- The satellite willRead Full Article

Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – May 12 Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – May 12

What is Integrated Case Management Information System (ICMIS)? How can it help transform a paper court to a digital court?(GS 2) The Hindu Introduction:- Applauding the Supreme Court’s initiative to go paperless, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Supreme Court’s Integrated Case Management Information System (ICMIS). Integrated case management information system:- The Integrated Case Management Information System orRead Full Article

Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – May 8 Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – May 8

What are Equity exchange-traded funds (ETF)? Discuss the key drivers responsible for rise of equity ETFs recently?(GS 3 The Hindu | Link-1 | Video Introduction:- Equity exchange-traded funds (ETFs) saw significant growth in the financial year 2016-17 (FY17) with the total assets under management (AUM) increasing three-fold on the back of higher demand from both retail and institutional investors. TheRead Full Article

Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – May 4th Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – May 4th

Do you think that the introduction of judicial performance index can spur competitive reforms of the judiciary in the States? Discuss.(GS 2) The Hindu Introduction:- The NITI Aayog has proposed the introduction of a judicial performance index to reduce delays and the outsourcing of non-core functions of the police to private agencies or other government departments, inRead Full Article

Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – May 2nd Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – May 2nd

“A One Nation One Market Model for Farmers, on the lines of GST is the panacea for agricultural marketing in India” Discuss. Live Mint Introduction:- The Indian government is working on creating a common agricultural market that will improve the lot of farmers and the efficiencies of India’s notoriously inefficient farm-produce markets. The government putRead Full Article

Reminder- Don’t bring gadgets in Exam hall: UPSC Reminder- Don’t bring gadgets in Exam hall: UPSC

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has said it will debar from future exams the candidates who bring gadgets like mobile phones or bluetooth devices inside the centre. Other Important Points In a set of do’s and don’ts for the civil services aspirants, the UPSC has also asked candidates not to bring any costly items insideRead Full Article

Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – May 5 Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – May 5

NITI Aayog’s Three Year Action Agenda forms part of a larger vision document which spans a seven-year strategy and a 15-year vision. Discuss the key points of the agenda.(GS 2) Live Mint | Link Introduction: With an increasingly open and liberalized economy and given the new realities of the global economy, India needed to rethink the toolsRead Full Article

Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – May 3 Answered: Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – May 3

Enumerate the applications of ‘South Asia Satellite’ built by India. How can it help the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations?(GS 2) The Hindu Introduction: The South Asia Satellite, also known as GSAT-9, is a geostationary communication  and meteorology satellite operated by the ISRO for the SAARC region Applications and How can it help SAARC nations:- The satellite willRead Full Article

Must Read News Articles – June 12 Must Read News Articles – June 12

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Mains Marathon – June 12 Mains Marathon – June 12

Read the following questions and answer them by clicking on the links in not more than 200 words Time: 30 Minutes 1. Mention four attributes that are important for civil service. Justify your answer. (GS 4) 2. Is morality important to lead a happy life? Support your answer with examples. (GS 4) 3. Has the formation of linguistic States strengthened theRead Full Article