14
Nov
This Indian city is best to live in, but not safest; the safest city is Dehradun

This Indian city is best to live in, but not safest; the safest city is Dehradun The safest city is Dehradun, which ranks third, according to the combined survey conducted by Jagaran.com, KPMG and Facebook. It may not be unknown fact that Indore is India’s best city to live in but it is not the safest; […]

Posted in: Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Current affairs,
14
Nov
UKPSC/UKPCS 2019 MAINS WRITING PRACTICE(14/11/18)

UKPSC/UKPCS 2019 MAINS WRITING PRACTICE(14/11/18) Q:What were the objectives of land reforms in independent india. Discuss. Also Discuss why those reforms have failed to achieve the desired results.(250 words) प्रश्न: स्वतंत्र भारत में भूमि सुधारों के उद्देश्य क्या थे। चर्चा करें। यह भी चर्चा करें कि वांछित परिणाम प्राप्त करने में वे सुधार क्यों विफल […]

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14
Nov
Six professors win Infosys Prize 2018 for science and research

Six professors win Infosys Prize 2018 for science and research Six eminent professors have been awarded the Infosys Prize 2018 across different categories of science and research, the software major’s science foundation announced on Tuesday. The annual award includes a pure gold medal, a citation and a prize purse worth $100,000 (or its equivalent in Indian rupees), […]

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14
Nov
Man and Animal conflict

Man and Animal conflict The tiger is in the news, and yet again for the wrong reasons. We have lost two of our national animals to targeted killings in two rich landscapes — Yavatmal (Maharashtra) and Dudhwa (Uttar Pradesh). The big cats were victims of human-tiger interface conflict. India is in a leadership position on […]

Posted in: Current Environmental & climate change policies and issues,
14
Nov
The bloodshed that was the Russian Revolution

The bloodshed that was the Russian Revolution Communism reached its hideous depths in Russia under Joseph Stalin, but it was rotten right from day one We know that Communism has led to some of the worst crimes against humanity. Joseph Stalin and Mao Zedong were monsters, killing millions of their own countrymen. But they were […]

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13
Nov
INDO-Russian joint exercise INDRA 2018

INDO-Russian joint exercise INDRA 2018 The joint military exercise between Indian and Russia EXERCISE INDRA 2018 on combating insurgency under the aegis of United Nations (UN) is being conducted at Babina Field Firing Ranges, Babina Military Station from 18 November 2018. Company sized contingents of the 5thArmy of the Russian Federation and a Mechanised Infantry […]

Posted in: Defence and security issues,
13
Nov
Dairy sector: Indian economy’s milch cow

Dairy sector: Indian economy’s milch cow Milk is the largest crop in India in terms of value—at `6.5 lakh crore, it’s more than the total value of paddy and wheat put together While world milk production during 2017 stood at 849 MMT (million metric tonnes) or 232 crore litres per day, India alone accounted for almost […]

Posted in: INDIAN ECONOMY Fact & Analysis,
13
Nov
SDGs are UN’s breakthrough, achieving them is people’s responsibility

Sustainable development: SDGs are UN’s breakthrough, achieving them is people’s responsibility Three years into the breakthrough the UN achieved in 2015 by adopting 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), scientists have begun to find meaning and correlation of these goals with the 7 billion habitats of the planet. In all, 193 governments are committed to SDGs. Three […]

Posted in: Current Environmental & climate change policies and issues,
13
Nov
World’s largest brain-like supercomputer switched on for first time

World’s largest brain-like supercomputer switched on for first time Researchers eventually aim to model up to a billion biological neurons in real time and are now a step closer. The world’s largest supercomputer designed to work in the same way as the human brain has been switched on for the first time. The newly formed […]

Posted in: Current Science &Technology Updates,
13
Nov
केदारनाथ में इस वर्ष (2018) दर्शन के लिए 7 लाख 32 हजार दो सौ चौदह तीर्थयात्री पहुंचे

केदारनाथ में इस वर्ष (2018) दर्शन के लिए 7 लाख 32 हजार दो सौ चौदह तीर्थयात्री पहुंचे केदार यात्रा से मंदिर समिति को हुई 14 करोड़ से ज्यादा की आमदनी केदारनाथ में इस वर्ष (2018) दर्शन के लिए 7 लाख 32 हजार दो सौ चौदह तीर्थयात्री पहुंचे। बता दें कि इस बार 1 लाख 22 […]

Posted in: Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Current affairs,
12
Nov
2018 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation

2018 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation The renewal of the early 20th-century Shijo-cho Ofune-hoko Float Machiya has received the Award of Excellence in this year’s UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation. Ten projects from five countries – Australia, China, India, Japan and Thailand – have been recognized by an international Jury of conservation experts […]

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12
Nov
UKPSC/UPSC MAINS WRITING PRACTICE (12/11/2018)

UKPSC/UPSC MAINS WRITING PRACTICE (12/11/2018) Q:“100 per cent organic is no longer a pipe dream, but a reality.What is ecological and economic benefit of organic state? प्रश्न: “100 प्रतिशत कार्बनिक अब सपना नहीं है, बल्कि वास्तविकता है। कार्बनिक राज्य का पारिस्थितिक और आर्थिक लाभ क्या है? Read article 1 article 2

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12
Nov
Current affairs of UTTARAKHAND October 2018

Current affairs of UTTARAKHAND October 2018 Current affairs of UTTARAKHAND october  2018,Uttarakhand gk ,gk for uttarakhand,current updates of uttarakhand for ukpsc exam,current status of uttarakhand economy,uttarakhand polity ,uttarakhand facts etc   Current affairs of Uttarakhand october 2018-converted1   Download here

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11
Nov
India’s contribution in WWI

India’s contribution in WWI प्रथम विश्व युद्ध: 74,000 भारतीय हुए शहीद, अब दुनिया याद कर रही उनकी वीरता को प्रथम विश्व युद्ध में अविभाजित भारत प्रत्यक्ष तौर पर भले ही शामिल नहीं था, लेकिन युद्ध में बड़ी भूमिका जरूर निभाई थी। ब्रिटिश प्रधानमंत्री थेरेजा मे ने पिछले सप्ताह ब्रिटिश संसद में भारतीय सैनिकों की शहादत […]

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11
Nov
Q:According to WWF’s “Living Planet” 2018 report,From 1970 to 2014, the number of animals with a backbone

      Q:According to WWF’s “Living Planet” 2018 report,From 1970 to 2014, the number of animals with a backbone — birds, reptiles, amphibians, mammals and fish — plummeted across the globe, on average, by about . [A] 60% [B] 50% [C] 40% [D] 80% Q: डब्ल्यूडब्ल्यूएफ की “लिविंग प्लेनेट” 2018 की रिपोर्ट के अनुसार, 1 […]

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11
Nov
UKPSC/UPSC MAINS WRITING PRACTICE (10/11/2018)

  UKPSC/UPSC MAINS WRITING PRACTICE (10/11/2018)   Q:Discuss some practical mechanisms for setting and institutionalising high standards of ethical conduct, integrity and good governance in public services.200 words प्रश्न: सार्वजनिक सेवाओं में नैतिक आचरण, अखंडता और सुशासन के उच्च मानकों को स्थापित करने और संस्थागत बनाने के लिए कुछ व्यावहारिक तंत्र पर चर्चा करें। 200 […]

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11
Nov
Tribute to a great unifier & the maker of modern India

       Tribute to a great unifier & the maker of    modern India The first half of 1947 was a critical period in India’s history. The end of colonial rule was certain and so was India’s partition but what was uncertain was whether there would be more than one division. Prices were rising, food […]

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09
Nov
एक अरब डॉलर की एवज में औसतन 117 भारतीयों की जान

खाड़ी देशों में कमाने गए हिंदुस्तानी वहां से अपनी गाढ़ी कमाई का जो हिस्सा घर भेजते हैं, उसकी चर्चा हमेशा होती है। लेकिन इसकी जो कीमत उन्हें चुकानी पड़ती है, उस पर अमूमन किसी का ध्यान नहीं जाता। हाल ही में आरटीआई के तहत हासिल की गई सूचनाओं के विश्लेषण से जो चित्र सामने आ […]

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09
Nov
Strategic Petroleum Reserves at Padur, Karnataka by overseas National Oil Companies

Cabinet approves filling of Padur Strategic Petroleum Reserves at Padur, Karnataka by overseas National Oil Companies The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the filling of Padur Strategic Petroleum Reserves(SPR) at Padur, Karnataka by overseas National Oil Companies (NOCs). The SPR facility at Padur is an underground rock cavern with […]

Posted in: INDIAN ECONOMY Fact & Analysis,
09
Nov
Exercise Between Indian & Republic of Singapore Navies – SIMBEX 18

Bilateral Exercise Between Indian & Republic of Singapore Navies – SIMBEX 18 – marks Silver Jubilee this Year The 25th edition of SIMBEX, an acronym for “Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise” is scheduled from 10th to 21st November 2018 off Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal. Bilateral cooperation between Singapore and India was first formalised when RSN ships began […]

Posted in: Defence and security issues,
09
Nov
Reforming capitalism for human welfare

Reforming capitalism for human welfare Capitalist enterprises are designed to produce profits for their investors by improving efficiency and extracting economic surplus from their operations Indian industrialists breathed a sigh of relief when Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a conference on skill development last month said that citizens should understand that India’s industrialists were contributing […]

Posted in: INDIAN ECONOMY Fact & Analysis,
06
Nov
Best wishes for deepawali 2018

Best wishes for Deepawali 2018 यही है ज़िन्दगी कुछ ख़्वाब चन्द उम्मीदें इन्हीं खिलौनों से तुम भी बहल सको तो चलो हर इक सफ़र को है महफ़ूस रास्तों की तलाश हिफ़ाज़तों की रिवायत बदल सको तो चलो कहीं नहीं कोई सूरज, धुआँ धुआँ है फ़िज़ा ख़ुद अपने आप से बाहर निकल सको तो चलो यही […]

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06
Nov
Going beyond the credit requirements of MSMEs

Going beyond the credit requirements of MSMEs The announcement of support to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last week had both economic and political rationales behind it. Politically, the government would like to be seen as supporting MSMEs, given that people engaged in the sector are considered a core […]

Posted in: INDIAN ECONOMY Fact & Analysis,
06
Nov
Essay writingPractice for IAS 2019(NOV.2018)

Essay writing Practice for IAS 2019 “Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is full victory.” “संतुष्टि प्राप्ति में नहीं, प्रयास में निहित है। पूरा प्रयास पूर्ण जीत है। “

Posted in: Free essay writing practice 2019,
05
Nov
Q Highlight the importance of MSME sector  and the role government is playing to promote the MSME?

Q Highlight the importance of MSME sector  and the role government is playing to promote the MSME?……   Q:For MSME sector, access to credit is one of the most significant challenge . Highlight the importance of MSME sector  and the role government is playing to promote the MSME?(250 words) प्रश्न: एमएसएमई क्षेत्र के लिए, क्रेडिट तक […]

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