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Tuberculosis and India’s fight against Current Affairs – 21st March, 2017

Tuberculosis and India’s fight against Introduction Tuberculosis (TB) has been a deadly disease for India and the world. The number of lives lost for TB and its increasing spread in spite remarkable success on other disease fronts raises concerns. Issue: At the end of 50 years of tuberculosis [...]

[UPSC-2016] Prelims/CSAT Result declared within 40 days! ~15,500 qualified for Mains against 1079 final vacancies, DAF from 7th Oct, Mains from 3rd Dec

On 7th August 2016, UPSC had conducted preliminary exam for civil services aka CSAT. 16th September 2016, they’ve declared result= within 40 days. Seems a new record for UPSC! Total ~15,500 candidates qualified for Mains-2016 against 1,079 final vacancies. (15,445 to be precise.) [...]

12 June is Being Observed as World Day Against Child Labour

Every year 12th June is observed as the World Day against Child Labour across world to spread awareness against child labour. �End child labour in supply chains � It�s everyone�s business. � is the theme of 2016. Importance of the day: The observation of [...]

[RTI] Seeking OMR answersheets from UPSC: CSAT-2012 failed candidates, How to file appeal against CPIO’s order to FAA

Introduction Stage 1: Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) Stage 2: The First Appellate Authority (FAA) Stage 3: Central Information Commission (CIC) Procedure of filing First Appeal (FAA) Readymade Appeal to FAA (for Stage 2) Procedure after FAA (stage 3) Vendetta and revenge plotting [...]

[Polity] Surrogate Mothers: Meaning, Arguments in favor and against, legal framework in India

What is Surrogate reproduction? What is the problem in Surrogacy? What is Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2010? Arguments for Essay/ Group discussion (GD) Anti-Surrogacy Pro-Surrogacy Arguments What is Surrogate reproduction? Husband has healthy sperms and Wife has healthy eggs but Wife cannot carry [...]

[GS2] Department of Personnel & Training, Vigilance: functions, United Nations Convention against Corruption, fodder points for GS4

Prologue Functions of Pension department Pensioners’ Portal Functions of DoPT Recruitment /Appointment boards Recruiting agency vs Personnel agency Reservation in recruitment Training Administrative Vigilance UNCAC Integrity Pact Stability of Tenure Commercial Employment RTI related work Joint Consultative Machinery (JCM) BOARD OF ARBITRATION (BOA) [...]

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[Fed Tapering:Part2 of 2] Measures to immunize Indian Economy against negative impacts of Fed Tapering, Currency Swap, Dollar Swap, FCNR swap, Brics bank explained

Prologue Desi Vaccine against Fed Tapering? Volatility in Forex market: Why should Rajan intervene? [More onions 1] BRICS bank [More onions 2] Currency Swap agreement with Japan [More onions 3] Dollar swap for Oil companies [More onions 4] FCNR swap Summary Mock Questions Prologue So [...]

[Diplomacy] UNHRC resolution against Sri Lanka: Why India abstained?

Timeline of Events Resolution game: sometimes yes, sometimes No Why India abstained from Voting? #1: same thing can happen to us #2: Pakistan-China #3: Abstain = line open both sides #4: US/EU can go the hell #5: Congress won’t win Tamilnadu anyways #6: [...]

Evolution of Banking sector in India upto New Bank Licence

[Economy] New Bank Licences: Bandhan, IDFC, Bharatiya Mahila Bank; Differential Bank licences, Bimal Jalan Committee, Narsimhan Committee; arguments favor against, Bank nationalization, Historic evolution of Banking sector in India

Prologue Banking sector in British India Birth of RBI Banking sector Post Independence Narsimhan Committee I (1991) Bank licences: 1st Round (1993) Narsimhan Committee II (1998) New Bank licences 2nd round (2001) New Bank licences 3rd Round (2013-14) Bandhan Microfinance and IDFC In [...]

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[Diplomacy] International Court of Justice (ICJ) & Marshall Islands Case against India

ICJ: Structure Functions Marshal Islands case against India @ICJ Marshall Island’s Arguments: What next for nuclear states? ICJ Structure Functions Mock Q. Write a note on the structure and functions of ICJ. Why has Marshall Islands filled a case against India in ICJ? (200 words) ICJ-Structure [...]

ISRO Mars Mission Mangalyan Payloads

[Space] ISRO Mars Orbiter Mission (MoM) Mangalyaan: Payloads, Purpose, Argument favor & against

Prologue Mars Planet: Basics Mars: Past missions MoM (ISRO) vs MAVEN (NASA) MoM’s Launch Vehicle MoM @Mars Payloads and purpose? Do we need Mars Mission? Anti-Arguments Pro-arguments #1: cash will be recovered #2: Soft Power #3: Did not steal from poor’s month #4: [...]