Daily Archive: July 5, 2013

How To Prepare UPSC Civil Services Mains Paper-II (GS-1)

“The questions are likely to test the candidate’s basic understanding of all relevant issues, and ability to analyze, and take a view on conflicting socio‐ economic goals, objectives and demands. The candidates must give relevant, meaningful and succinct answers.”

Retired Vice Admiral D K Dewan Appointed New UPSC Member

Vice Admiral DK Dewan, PVSM, AVSM who retired on 31 Aug 11 as Vice Chief of  Naval Staff (VCNS) after 38 years of glorious service is appointed new UPSC member by the Union government.   Vice Admiral DK Dewan, an alumnus of National Defence Academy, Pune was commissioned in the Indian Navy on 1st Jul 1973. During his career VAdm...

The Free-Trade Charade by Joseph E. Stiglitz – Project Syndicate

NEW YORK – Though nothing has come of the World Trade Organization’s Doha Development Round of global trade negotiations since they were launched almost a dozen years ago, another round of talks is in the works. But this time the negotiations will not be held on a global, multilateral basis; rather, two huge regional agreements – one transpacific, and the other transatlantic...