UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2013 Cut-off Marks Announced

UPSC has announced cut-off marks for Prelims, Mains and Final stages (2013) on its website:   You can check it at below links: Download – 1 Download – 2 Indian Forest Service Mains-2013 Cut-Off Marks Download – 1 Download – 2 Indian Forest Service Prelims-2013 Cut-Off Marks Download – 1 Download – 2 UPSC Civil Services …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 14, 2013

ARCHIVES December 14, 2013 NATIONAL Cabinet gives nod to Disabilities Bill The Union Cabinet has approved the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, a comprehensive measure that covers a whole spectrum of problems from physical disabilities to mental illness and multiple disabilities. It will replace the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunity Protection of Rights and …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 13, 2013

 ( ‘Mind-mapping’ initiative – will give you more Insights on Daily news Analysis. This would help one visualise other related aspects, while reading a article by making it more interesting & thought-provoking ) ARCHIVES December 13, 2013 NATIONAL Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redress) Rules, 2013, notified The Women and Child …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 12, 2013

ARCHIVES December 12, 2013 NATIONAL Supreme Court sets aside Delhi HC verdict decriminalizing gay sex In a major setback to gay rights activists, the Supreme Court has held that homosexuality or unnatural sex between two consenting adults under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) is illegal and will continue to be an offence. …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 11, 2013

ARCHIVES December 11, 2013 NATIONAL Critical view over the ‘Role of Media in a Democratic country like India’ Despite the proliferation of media houses in India, what is actually missing is the ‘diversity of opinion.’ The media is not living upto it’s guiding principles of journalism- “comment is free, but facts are sacred” (as told …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 11, December 2013 1. What are the highlights of strategic partnership agreement between India and Afghanistan? Do you think it is prudent for India to have a deep military ties with Afghanistan? Comment. (200 Words) The Hindu 2. Do you think the Women’s Reservation Bill which is pending in the Parliament would benefit poor and rural …

General Studies – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 113

QUESTIONS: 27/11/2013 (Comparison of constitutions, Energy security/technology/policies of developed countries….) Compare and contrast important features of the constitution of Afghanistan and India. (250 Words) Examine in what ‘unique’ ways  India’s Civil Liability for Nuclear Damages Act, 2010 (the Act) deals with supplier liability? Also throw light on how the present act impacts nuclear commerce. (250 …

General Studies – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 111

QUESTIONS: 25/11/2013 (India and Neighboring countries) “A sub-regional energy grid between Bhutan, India and Bangladesh can become an effective conduit for strengthening sub-regional diplomacy and help in addressing the latent but underlying concerns of Bhutan, which have the potential to impact India–Bhutan bilateral relations in the long term.” Elaborate. (250 Words) “An important bilateral issue …