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Daily Current Affairs – 8th March, 2017

Censor board and cinematography act Introduction India is a country with rich art and culture. Cinematography and art are crucial areas for expression and any curb on the same is discriminatory and violatory. All Censor Board chiefs have grappled with the guidelines even though censoring films [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 8th February, 2017

The fight against traditions- Nagaland women reservation Background In 1992, the constitution provided for Municipal Councils in urban areas including reservation for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, as well as women. While Nagaland is exempted from the Constitution’s Panchayat system, it is bound by the [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 8th November, 2016

Air Pollution Control – Challenges and Measures   The Crisis – Facts As per World Health Organisation (WHO), Delhi’s annual average PM 2.5 concentration was 153 micrograms per cubic metre (ug/m3) in 2015 according to the WHO, whereas 60 ug/m3 is the permissible limit. Pollution levels [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 8th September, 2016

Farmers can lean on LIN- A solution for doubling farm income Farmers in India face tough time in getting bank loans due to lack of collaterals, thus making government policies and programmes towards farm and agricultural loans to farmers ineffective. Hence as a solution, LIN- Land [...]

Daily Current Affairs – 8th August, 2016

Walking into an ecological wilderness The use of renewable energy has to be balanced with the generation of renewable energy for a sustainable future. Global Footprint Network On a particular day the natural resources earmarked for an entire year are used up before time. Such day [...]

[Result] UPSC Mains result declared, 2797 out of 15,008 selected for interviews starting from 8th March

2015, December-18-23: UPSC conducted the Mains examination of 15,008 candidates 2016, February-19th: Mains Result declared and total 2797 candidates selected for the interview stage. Click me to see the result PDF file. 2016, February-23rd: Schedule will be uploaded on the UPSC website. 2016, [...]