Read the daily PIB update and stay up-to-date on current affairs for the UPSC exam First state visit of an Indian President to Australia Context: The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, visited Australia. This is the first state visit to Australia by a President of India. Outcomes: As part of President Kovind’s visit, five […]
UPSC Current Affairs Preparation: The Hindu Analysis Watch expert analysis of ‘The Hindu’ dated 23rd October 2018. Important news and views to boost your IAS exam preparation.
TABLE OF CONTENTS A. GS1 Related B. GS2 Related GOVERNANCE 1. The Law Commission of India on simultaneous elections 2. Centre not ready with special courts: SC 3. Law Commission calls for re-think on sedition clause 4. Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) New ranking based on innovation INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 1. India pledges […]
27 August 1781 Battle of Pollilur What happened? Hyder Ali of Mysore clashed with the British East India Company’s forces at the Battle of Pollilur on 27th August 1781. The English were victorious. Background The Battle of Pollilur was fought as part of the Second Anglo-Mysore War between the English forces and the Kingdom of […]
UPSC Current Affairs Preparation: The Hindu Analysis Watch expert analysis of ‘The Hindu’ dated 24th August 2018. Important news and views to boost your IAS exam preparation.
UPSC Exam Preparation: Topic of the Day – State Energy Efficiency Preparedness Index (SEEPI) Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) and NITI Aayog jointly released the 1st edition of the State Energy Efficiency Preparedness Index (SEEPI). The index is a part of its commitment to create awareness about energy efficiency as a resource and also to […]
TABLE OF CONTENTS A. GS1 Related B. GS2 Related GOVERNANCE 1. ‘Leprosy must not continue to be a ground for divorce’ C. GS3 Related D. GS4 Related E. Editorials INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 1. Iran sanctions: A need to look beyond the US INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 2. Brexit decisions F. Tidbits 1. ‘The row over Ayushman Bharat rates’ […]
TABLE OF CONTENTS A. GS1 Related 1. Jami Masjid in Gulbarga in Karnataka B. GS2 Related GOVERNANCE 1. Democracy and why we treasure it? 2. Health care Dilemmas C. GS3 Related ECONOMY 1. Is external debt a cause for worry? SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 1. Huntington’s disease (HD) ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY 1. Maharashtra government ban on […]
UPSC Exam Preparation: Topic of the Day – Women Safety Division in Ministry of Home Affairs With the objective of addressing the issues of women safety in a comprehensive manner, the Ministry of Home Affairs has created a women safety division. All the issues relating to women safety would be dealt with by this division […]
19 May 2009 Sri Lankan civil war ended What happened? On 19th May, 2009, the then Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa announced to the Sri Lankan Parliament that V Prabhakaran, the leader of the LTTE had been killed by the Sri Lankan Army and that the decades-long civil war had come to an end. Background […]