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Daily Current Affairs – 29th December 2016

Israel, Palestine and the World Reaction Introduction In 1967, Israel seized the parts of Palestine which had been outside its control such as West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has ever since passed a series of resolutions asking [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 29th November, 2016

Payment Banks and Financial Inclusion   News: Airtel Payments Bank started operations on 23 November and seven more private sector participants are expected to start operations in the same segment in the coming months. It will be interesting to see how these non-banking private sector players [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 29th September, 2016

Solving the Pakistan puzzle Recent Uri attack by Pakistan-based terror groups has revived again the long-standing debates in the country: How to deal with its troublesome neighbour, Pakistan? Whether our ruling party’s policy towards Pakistan is coherent? Let us deal with the (2) first – Whether our [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 29th August, 2016

Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016 (continued..) (This is part two of the article on surrogacy regulation bill) Part one included background on surrogacy, features of bill, critical overview of bill) Flaws identified in bill Altruistic surrogacy The doctors who counsel the patient for surrogate child ask them to bring [...]

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Daily Current Affairs – 29th June, 2016

India – Sri Lanka: Fishing in troubled waters India – Sri Lanka Concerns: The issue of poaching by Indian trawlers in Sri Lankan waters has over the years become an increasingly contentious one, seriously threatening the livelihood of Sri Lanka’s fishing community. Other problems such [...]

[CSAT-2015] UPSC Prelims result is out, ~15,000 selected for Mains, DAF to start from 29th Oct

Result PDF links Result Withheld Unhelpdesk numbers & emails Road Ahead Mains Timetable (Civil Service) 2014 Result PDF links UPSC has uploaded result for CSAT-2014 preliminary exam. 15,008 candidates qualified for the mains exam. Here are the links to download the PDF file containing roll [...]