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How to Prepare for UPSC Prelims 2020

🕔14:52, 27.Jun 2019

How to Prepare for UPSC Prelims-2020 Civil Services Examination is conducted by the UPSC every year to recruit officers for various reputed government posts. It is one of the toughest examinations in the country. There are three stages of this

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Indian media is not pluralist in its content

🕔14:37, 30.May 2019

Download PDF News Media Ownership Monitor (MOM), a research project carried out in India by Reporters Without Borders and the Delhi-based digital media company DataLEADS finds that Indian media is not pluralist in its content Important findings Narrow media space:

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84 cities submit plans for improving air quality by 2024

🕔10:27, 30.May 2019

Download PDF Eighty-four out of the 102 cities that have been tasked with reducing toxic particulate matter levels by 20%-30% by 2024 have submitted their proposals. This article you will know more about the national clean air programme. More in

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New species of wasp identified in Goa

🕔10:24, 30.May 2019

Download PDF News A new species of wasp from the genus Kudakrumia has been recently identified by scientists in Goa. More in News The wasp, Kudakrumia rangnekari, was named after Goa-based researcher Parag Rangnekar. In India, the wasp is found

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Focus on labour intensive industries to create jobs

🕔17:33, 28.May 2019

Article Santosh Mehrotra, economics professor, highlights the importance of labour-intensive manufacturing jobs Status of Manufacturing in India Manufacturing contributed in 2017 only about 16% to India’s GDP, stagnating since economic reforms began in 1991. Though between 2004-05 and 2011-12 manufacturing

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Higher education to get a boost with ₹1.5 lakh crore action plan

🕔11:31, 25.May 2019

Download PDF The education system in India Ministry of Human Resource Development plans to launch an ambitious ₹1.5 lakh crore action plan to improve the quality and accessibility of higher education over the next five years. More in News National

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India-US GSP issue

🕔10:54, 25.May 2019

Download PDF News: Recently, US decided to delay the withdrawal of GSP benefits extended to India till the conclusion of elections there. What is Generalized System of Preference? The Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) was instituted in 1971. It is

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‘Crisis in NBFC sector could hurt economic growth’

🕔13:15, 23.May 2019

Download PDF News The current liquidity crisis in the non-banking financial companies’ (NBFCs) sector may impact on discretionary consumption and hence overall growth. More in News UBS in its report highlight the liquidity crunch in NBFCs and its impact on

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Maharashtra a step closer to opening up data

🕔12:46, 21.May 2019

Download PDF News A year after new public cloud policy, the Maharashtra Government has transferred 10 terabytes (TB) of data to the centers it leased from private service providers. More in News About 20% of the total government data stored

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Why an industrial policy is crucial

🕔13:29, 17.May 2019

Article Santosh Mehrotra, a professor in JNU, talks about the importance of the manufacturing sector in India Important facts The contribution of manufacturing to GDP in 2017 was only about 16%, a stagnation since the economic reforms began in 1991.

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