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MYUPSC! INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB: 20 NOVEMBER 2019

JOIN OUR TELEGRAM CHANNEL FOR REGULAR UPDATES Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 20 November 2019 Insights Revision through MCQs – 20 November 2019 Insights Current Affairs Quiz- 20 November 2019 Insights Static Quiz – 20 November 2019 Must Read Books for UPSC Civil Services Examination UPSC Civil Services Preliminary…

Economics Optional for UPSC IAS Mains & State PSC Exams

JOIN OUR TELEGRAM CHANNEL FOR REGULAR UPDATES All PDF which are provided here are for Education purposes only. Please utilize them for building your knowledge and don’t make them Commercial. We request you to respect our Hard Work. Unacademy Mrunal Economy 2020 Notes Part 1 to 14 Complete PDF Baliyans…

Geography Books for UPSC & State PSC Exams Free PDF

JOIN OUR TELEGRAM CHANNEL FOR REGULAR UPDATES Nitin Sangwan Complete Notes PDF Vajiram and Ravi GS Handwritten Notes 2019 PDF  PMF IAS Geography Notes 2019 PDF Vajiram and Ravi Geography Handwritten Notes La Excellence Ready Reckoner Indian Geography PDF Indian Geography Subjective Download PDF Indian Geography Objective For all competitive…

History of India Free Books/Notes for UPSC IAS & State PSC Exams

JOIN OUR TELEGRAM CHANNEL FOR REGULAR UPDATES Updated link Nitin Sangwan Complete Notes PDF Download Vajiram and Ravi GS Handwritten Notes 2019 Free PDF Vajiram and Ravi Medieval Indian History Printed Notes Vajiram and Ravi Ancient India Printed Notes Download Vision IAS GS Complete Notes PDF Download Ancient Indian History…

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UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam 2020 GS Paper Study Material

UPSC IAS Mains Exam General Studies Paper 1,2,3,4 Complete Study Material in English. You will get the following Books: 1. UPSC IAS Mains General Studies Paper 1 – Indian Heritage and Culture and History and Geography of the World and Society 2. UPSC IAS Mains General Studies Paper 2 –…

How to Prepare Current Affairs for UPSC Civil Services Examination

Current Events/Affairs has become a very prominent component and its role in Civil services examination. In exams many questions are asked from this section, so prepare thoroughly. Because your efforts will be useful for you in all stages of the competition and make it a part of your daily routine.…

UPSC Civil Services Mains 2019: IAS Aspirants Can Maximise Marks with Correct Strategy

General Studies Paper-I General Studies Paper-2 General Studies Paper-3 General Studies Paper-IV Civil Services Mains Examination As the UPSC Civil Services Mains exam draws closer, it is important for aspirants to maintain a good time-table and practice regime. The aspirants need to prioritise between different subjects, answer writing practice and…

Important Topics for UPSC IAS Main Exam-2019

UPSC IAS Mains Exam Study Material General Studies Paper-I General Studies Paper-2 General Studies Paper-3 General Studies Paper-IV Must Read Topics for Civil Services Main Exam – 2019 1.         Social Empowerment 2.         INA and the freedom struggle 3.         Regionalism in India (New) 4.         Globalization 5.         Salient features of the Indian Society…

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Industry 4.0, also known as the intelligent industry, is considered to be the fourth industrial revolution, a term coined by Professor Schwa band seeks to transform a company into an intelligent organization to achieve the best business results. To some, it will seem too soon to talk about the next industrial…

Interstate water disputes

The Inter-State River Water Disputes are one of the most contentious issues in the Indian federalism today. The recent cases of the Cauvery Water Dispute and the Satluj Yamuna Link Canal are some examples. Various Inter-State Water Disputes Tribunals have been constituted so far, but they had their own problems.…

BRICS-Brazil-Russia-India-China and South Africa

BRICS is an acronym for the grouping of the world’s leading emerging economies, namely Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The BRICS Leaders’ Summit is convened annually. Structure BRICS does not exist in form of organization, but it is an annual summit between the supreme leaders of five nations.…

Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)

What is SCO? SCO is a permanent intergovernmental international organisation. It’s a Eurasian political, economic and military organisation aiming to maintain peace, security and stability in the region. It was created in 2001. The SCO Charter was signed in 2002, and entered into force in 2003. It is a statutory…

BANGLADESH-BHUTAN-INDIA-NEPAL (BBIN) INITIATIVE

The Bhutan government has decided to send the bill for ratification of the Bangladesh-Bhutan-India-Nepal (BBIN) initiative for road and rail connectivity to its upper senate. Background: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) had signed a framework MVA in June 2015 to enable movement of passenger and cargo vehicles across borders…

South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)

The idea of regional cooperation in South Asia was first mooted in May 1980. The Foreign Secretaries of the seven countries met for the first time in Colombo in April 1981. The Committee of the Whole, which met in Colombo in August 1981, identified five broad areas for regional cooperation.…

ASEAN:The Association of Southeast Asian Nations

What is ASEAN? The Association of Southeast Asian Nations is a regional organization which was established to promote political and social stability amid rising tensions among the Asia-Pacific’s post-colonial states. The motto of ASEAN is “One Vision, One Identity, One Community”. 8th August is observed as ASEAN Day. ASEAN Secretariat…

India-Bangladesh Relations

Sheikh Hasina’s party, which leads the Grand Alliance, has romped back to power for an unprecedented fourth term in office. The general election has given the Grand Alliance, or, more specifically, the Awami League, a huge majority in the Jatiyo Sangshad, the country’s Parliament, to a point where no effective…

India – Australia Relations

Recently India-Australia bilateral relationship reached a historic moment when they undertook their third joint naval exercise which saw the largest ever peacetime deployment of Australian defence assets and personnel to India. India and Australia has shared a cordial relation with each other since a very long time and has witnessed…

India-Afghanistan: Challenges; Geo-Political Developments

India-Afghanistan Relations: Gaining Strategic Bonding Reflecting on the history of Afghanistan-India relations spanning over thousands of years, the enduring bond of the two nations is an effort and determination of the people of both the countries for an ever flourishing comprehensive strategic partnership. Focusing on India’s cooperation with Afghanistan reaffirms…

Lokpal and Lokayukta

What are Lokpal and Lokayukta? The Lokpal and Lokayukta Act, 2013 provided for the establishment of Lokpal for the Union and Lokayukta for States These institutions are statutory bodies without any constitutional status. They perform the function of an “ombudsman” and inquire into allegations of corruption against certain public functionaries…

Wuhan sprit

Informal summit held between Indian PM Narendra Modi and Chinese president Xi in April 2018 at Wuhan. It has following outcomes which are said to be Wuhan spirit. Prime Minister of India, H.E. Shri Narendra Modi and President of People’s Republic of China, H.E. Mr. Xi Jinping held their first…

Puppetry, , Musical Instrument and Theatre Forms

The performing arts range from vocal and instrumental music, dance and theatre to pantomime, sung verse and beyond. They include numerous cultural expressions that reflect human creativity and that are also found, to some extent, in many other intangible cultural heritage domains. Music is perhaps the most universal of the…

Role of Civil Society in development process

Civil society is the ecosystem that influences social change outside of the family, market or government. Often referred to as the space where we act for the common good, civil society aims to connect poor or marginalized people with groups that can mobilize support to help. Examples of civil society…

Globalisation and Impact on India

Greater Number of Jobs: The advent of foreign companies and growth in economy has led to job creation. However, these jobs are concentrated more in the services sector and this has led to rapid growth of service sector creating problems for individuals with low level of education. The last decade…

Regionalism in India

Regionalism is the expression of a common sense of identity and purpose by people within a specific geographical region, united by its unique language, culture, language, etc. In a positive sense, it encourages people to develop a sense of brotherhood and oneness which seeks to protect the interests of a…

Social empowerment

Social empowerment is understood as the process of developing a sense of autonomy and self-confidence, and acting individually and collectively to change social relationships and the institutions and discourses that exclude poor people and keep them in poverty. Poor people’s empowerment, and their ability to hold others to account, is…

Cancer Preparedness Index 2019 – India Ranks 19th

Test Series: UPSC IAS Prelims Exam 2020 UPSC IAS Prelims Exam – 2020 UPSC IAS Mains Exam – 2019 RPSC RAS Prelims Exam RPSC RAS Mains Exam General Knowledge Current Affairs Cancer Preparedness Index 2019 – India Ranks 19th India was ranked 19th out of 28 countries in the Index.…

current affairs yearbook 2019

Current Affairs Study Magazine January-August 2019

Test Series: UPSC IAS Prelims Exam 2020 We have covered current affairs from January to August 2019 for competitive exams: The Current affair of the following topics:– ART AND CULTURE SOCIAL ISSUESa) Educationb) Health and Sanitationc) Women and Childd) Vulnerable Groups POLITY AND GOVERNANCE ECONOMY AND INFRASTRUCTUREa) Indian Economyb) Banking…

ISRO Launched CHANDRAYAAN-2: Complete Notes for Exams

Join our telegram channel for Regular updates Congratulations to India-Proud to be an Indian Chandrayaan-2 is India’s second lunar exploration mission after Chandrayaan-1. Developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation, the mission has launched from Sriharikota Space Center on 22 July 2019 to the Moon by a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch…

2. Assess the importance of the accounts of the Chinese and Arab travellers in the reconstruction of the history of India.

General Studies Paper-I General Studies Paper-2 General Studies Paper-3 General Studies Paper-IV Test Series: UPSC IAS Prelims Exam 2020 Reconstruction of Indian history of the ancient and medieval era is a daunting task owing to lack of chronological records, and subjectivity in the interpretation of archaeological and literary sources. In…

1. Safeguarding the Indian art heritage is the need of the moment. Discuss

General Studies Paper-I General Studies Paper-2 General Studies Paper-3 General Studies Paper-IV Test Series: UPSC IAS Prelims Exam 2020 India has a vast basket of diverse art and cultural heritage which need institutional support and encouragement to address areas critical for their survival and preservation. We need to preserve our…

UPSC IAS Mains: Natural Resources in India & World

Test Series: UPSC IAS Prelims Exam 2020 Distribution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian subcontinent) Natural resources are highly valued because human beings are dependent on them to fulfil their fundamental needs that changes with time. While natural resources are distributed in all…

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UPSC IAS Mains: Political philosophies like communism capitalism and socialism

Test Series: UPSC IAS Prelims Exam 2020 (GS Paper- 1 Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society) Political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc. – their forms and effect on the society Political Philosophy is a broad foreword to the major intellectuals and themes in…

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UPSC IAS Mains: Poverty and Developmental Issues

Test Series: UPSC IAS Prelims Exam 2020 (GS Paper- 1 Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society) One of the sarcasm of technical developing world is the poverty which remains prevalent and uncontrolled. Poverty is old age observable fact suffered by countries at global scale.…

UPSC IAS Mains: Population and Associated Issues

Test Series: UPSC IAS Prelims Exam 2020 (GS Paper- 1 Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society) Human populations are also theme to usual process of birth and death. World is facing major challenge of rapid increase in human population since last many decades, (UNFPA,…

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UPSC IAS Mains: earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone

Test Series: UPSC IAS Prelims Exam 2020 (GS Paper- 1 Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society) Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone Geophysics is associated with thorough study of the physics of the Earth and its environment in space. It…

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UPSC IAS Mains: Effects of Globalisation on Indian Society

Test Series: UPSC IAS Prelims Exam 2020 (GS Paper- 1 Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society) Globalization is a significant factor in competitive world that integrate and mobilize cultural values of people at global level. In the age of rapid technical progression, many countries…

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UPSC IAS Mains: Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism

Test Series: UPSC IAS Prelims Exam 2020 Social empowerment: In societal development, conception of empowerment has vital role. This phrase is linked with gender equality. Modernization of global development will need a reappraisal of the concept and its application to many facets of human life. The notion of empowerment entails numerous…

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Salient features of world’s physical geography

Test Series: UPSC IAS Prelims Exam 2020 (GS Paper- 1 Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society) Earth is splendid terrestrial haven. It is imperative to know physical geography through its display of environmental diversity. In scientific studies, it is established that Geography is a…