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Daily Current Affairs – 14th March, 2017

Trade Deficit and Trump Era Introduction With US elections and the post BREXIT phase the world is seeing an anti globalization phenomenon. Trade dependant countries like India and China are concerned about the protectionist voices in the west becoming strong. Issue: It is not just Indian software firms [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 14th February, 2017

Hospital Acquired Infections Introduction Health care in India is in a dismal state with issues ranging from affordability, accessibility and availability. In this light a serious concern is hospital acquired infections which are life threatening. The biggest problem is lack of awareness and apathy of the [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 14th January, 2017

Healthcare Data – Challenges and Reforms Introduction Apart from the increasing burden of communicable and non communicable diseases in India, another major challenge that needs to be taken care of is the quality of health sector data. Health sector data in India is not of top notch [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 14th November, 2016

India Japan – Civil Nuclear Deal   Historic Step India has signed a historic civil nuclear deal with Japan during the annual bilateral summit held in Tokyo. The negotiations have been underway for six years but were strengthened during the 2015 visit of Prime Minister Shinzo [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 14th October, 2016

  Telangana- Small administrative units for better administration? In news: Telangana now has 31 districts from previously 10 districts. But the important question arises is if smaller units can actually help in better administration or not. Background: During 2014 elections, the Telangana Rashtra Samiti had promised creation [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 14th September, 2016

UNICEF Report- “Uprooted: The Growing Crisis for Refugee and Migrant Children”   The UNICEF report presents a sobering picture of the lives and situations of millions of children and families affected by violent conflict and other crises that make it seem safer to risk everything on [...]

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[Economic Survey Ch3] Fiscal Marksmanship, Tax Buoyancy, 14th Finance Commission

Overview What Is Fiscal Marksmanship? Why Poor Fiscal Marksmanship? Steps taken in Budget 2012-13 #3: GAAR (but delayed) #4: SERVICE TAX: negative approach Issues: Tax Buoyancy Issue: COLLECTION RATES Issue: Non-Tax Revenue Issue: SUBSIDIES Public debt 14th finance commission Background: why finance Commission? [...]

[SSC-CGL] 2014 Notification is out, Syllabus is same, Last date to apply 14th February, Frequently asked questions

Important: SSC CGL has made some changes in the notification about age/education for certain jobs. CLICK ME WARNING Exam Syllabus and Strategy? Important Dates and links for application Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Can I apply multiple times? Validity of Distance Education Degree? Confusion in [...]

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[Economy Lecture] 14th Finance Commission: 42% Verticle Tax Devolution & 5 Parameter Horizontal Tax Distribution, BTT, DTC, GAAR, PDMA revisited

Prologue L4/P4: PDMA, Curbing Black Money in Foreign & Desi Assets L4/P5: GAAR Delay, DTC dropped & BTT Forgotten L4/P6: 14th Finance Commission: Tax Devolution, 42% Share L4/P7: 14th Finance Commission: Grant in Aid for PRI & Disaster Management, pricing of public utilities Prologue [...]