Daily Archive: October 28, 2017

Insights into Editorial: All the roads that lead to Kabul

Insights into Editorial: All the roads that lead to Kabul Context: U.S. Secretary of State reproved Pakistan for not doing enough against terrorists operating from its soil.  At the same time, Afghan President in New Delhi was underlining that the time had come for Islamabad to make a choice between abandoning state sponsorship of terrorism and facing the consequences. Afghan...

UPSC Mains 2017 General Studies Papers 1 and 2: Last Minute Tips

UPSC Mains 2017 General Studies Papers 1 and 2 Last Minute Tips   General Studies Paper – 1 You can score very good marks in this paper provided you revise and remember facts very well. You should try to remember important facts related to all topics in the paper – 1 syllabus. If you have concise prelims notes, revise them...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 28 October 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 28 October 2017   GS2 Topic: Indian Judiciary   Why finalisation of the Memorandum of Procedure (MoP) for appointment of judges to the Supreme Court and the high courts is delayed – asks SC   Background: Constitution Bench’s historic decision, in October 2015, to strike down the government’s National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) law. The...

UPSC Civil Services MAINS Exam 2017: Essay Question Paper

  UPSC Civil Services MAINS Exam 2017 Essay Question Paper   Instructions: Write two essays, choosing one from each of the following Section A & B, in about 1000-1200 words. Total Marks: 250 Section – A Farming has lost the ability to be a source of subsistence for majority of farmers in India. Impact of the new economic measures on fiscal ties between the union...

All India Radio News Summary: 27 OCTOBER 2017

All India Radio News Summary: 27 OCTOBER 2017 Government has asked states to complete the identification of properties owned by de-registered companies at the earliest The Government has asked states to complete the identification of properties owned by de-registered companies at the earliest and ensure that district administrations prevent transactions in those assets. Amid intensifying efforts to fight black money,...