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One India and two time zones, ‘Lone wolves’ terrorist attacks and countering them Current Affairs – 25th March, 2017

One India and two time zones Introduction It has been a long demand that India should have at least two times zones. The insistence on observing IST vis-à-vis Northeast India’s needs ignores its social and economic impact. Hence there is a need to arrive at a [...]

India’s trade: Balancing between two major powers Current Affairs – 22nd March, 2017

HIV Bill Introduction HIV is a crucial concern for India and receives highest policy attention. It has seen phase wise attention with NACO as the nodal institution. The new HIV bill has raised interest and concerns simultaneously. Issue: The long-awaited HIV Bill, a crucial public health legislation guaranteeing [...]

Kepler1647b a Jupiter-Like Planet Orbiting’S Two Suns Discovered

A Jupiter-like circumbinary planet which is named as Kepler1647b orbiting a system of two stars has been discovered by Scientists using NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope. The astronomers of Goddard Space Flight Centre and San Diego State University (SDSU) have discovered the planet. Kepler1647b is [...]

[Aptitude] PnC: arrange such that two people Always sitting together?

Q. How many ways can four children be made to stand in a line such that two of them A and B are always together? (-asked in UPSC Prelims 2010) Confused? You won’t be, after reading this. DONOT Proceed further, without reading The First article on [...]

[Aptitude] Long Division, Two-Digit Division, % Calculation without Tears (and without boring Vedic Maths) using % Approximation Method

Ok this isn’t about boring vedic maths technique so don’t run away, yet! One of  the biggest problem with IBPS/Bank, SSC, CAT, CMAT type of exams= you’ll encounter long division and percentage (%) calculation every now and then, directly or indirectly (in Data interpretation [...]

[Speed Time Work] Two Men can finish a work, A is 3x more efficient than B, B leaves before completion & variety of cases

Case: A & B work start together but B leaves Case: A started work, B joined after 4 days, how days work lasted? Case: A starts, B joins, How long did B work? Case: A and B start together but A leaves Case: [...]

[Aptitude] Remainder: One number and two divisors (Number Theory)

Intro. question DemoQ: 13s Demo Q: 19s DemoQ: 31s (with shortcut) Complex situation: higher number Mock questions Intro. question If a number divided by 56, leaves remainder 29. If the same number is divided by 8, then what will be the remainder? This type of [...]

[Aptitude] Averages: More than two elements added / removed : shortcut technique explained

In the previous article, we saw how to approach the concepts for “Averages-> Entry/removal of One element”. (click me) Now extending that concept for Entry/removal of multiple elements. Situation: Removing 2 Elements Case: highest score in (40/38) innings? (SSC CGL) Case: Highest marks in [...]

[Trigonometry] HnD Type #4: Two Buildings-Two Angles made easy for SSC

Introduction: 2 Building 2 Angles Approach Mock Questions: 2 Building, 2 Angles Introduction: 2 Building 2 Angles Continuing in the series of “Trigonometry –>Height and Distance–> Five types of Questions. 4th type of question is “Two buildings and Two angles”. Here are example questions (both solved [...]

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[Trigonometry] HnD Type #3: One Building Two Angles made easy for SSC

Introduction: 1 Building 2 Angles Approach: 1 building 2 angles Mock Questions Introduction: 1 Building 2 Angles Continuing in the series of “Trigonometry –>Height and Distance–> Five types of Questions. 4th type of question is “One buildings and Two angles”. Such question usually revolve around 2 [...]

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[Old NCERT World History ch12] (Part 1 of 2) Between Two world Wars, Nazism, Fascism, The Great Depression

Europe between the Wars Fascism in Italy Nazism in Germany Developments in Britain and France United States Emerges as the Strongest Power The Depression The Emergence of the Soviet Union Nationalist Movements in Asia and Africa India Turkey and Khilafat Movement China Africa [...]