Daily Current Affairs – 10th October, 2016

Farm puzzle: Dip in fertiliser sales despite rains and low rates There has been a significant drop in fertiliser sales amidst positive attributes such as good rains, low fertiliser prices and the Agriculture Ministry projecting an all-time-high kharif foodgrain and oilseeds production in2016. However, this [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 7th October, 2016

Partnership approach to double the farm income In an unprecedented initiative, the government has set an ambitious target of doubling farmers’ income. However, this needs a new redefined approach of fortifying partnerships amongst stakeholders to make this target a reality. To boost the agricultural sector, [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 3rd October, 2016

Cybercrime and need of robust cyber security policy Cyber security and defence against cyber warfare assume greater significance due to rapidly increasing risks, vulnerabilities, threats, cybercrimes and fraud. The incidence of cybercrimes in the country went up significantly in 2015 where number of cases booked [...]

[World History] American Revolution, American Civil War, Declaration of Independence, Boston Tea Party; factors, outcomes, events, analysis for UPSC Mains GS Paper1

Prologue WHUS/P1: American Revolution: Factors responsible WHUS/P2: American Revolution: Events & Reactions WHUS/P3: American Revolution: Outcomes of WHUS/P4: American Civil War- factors, events, outcomes Prologue Shri Pratik Nayak begins world history lecture series for the UPSC Civil services (Mains) General Studies Paper-1 He has [...]

[Current] Sept-2016: Diplomacy, Defense, Diaspora: Indus Water Treaty, G20 Summit, NAM Summit, LEMOA, PAVA, FARC-Peace Deal & more

Diplomacy in News: Sept.2016 Indus water treaty 1960 Should India stop water to Pakistan? Bilateral Diplomacy- Sep.2016 GSM2: International Org. / Groupings G20 Summit, 2016 What is G20 Sherpa? Other Intl. org in news India not Involved: Sept.2016 Columbia Referendum & Nobel Peace [...]