UPSC Mains 2018 Result OUT – Check Here

UPSC MAINS 2018 Result Declared The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the result of UPSC Mains examination 2018 on 20th December 2018. The UPSC mains 2018 were conducted from 28th September to 7th October, 2018. The students can check the result from the link given below.   Download UPSC Mains 2018 Result   Personality Test of these candidates is likely to commence from 4th February, 2019. Personality TestsRead More

Daily Current Affairs GK for UPSC Civil Services and other exams – 20th July 2018

Daily Current Affairs GK For UPSC Civil Services and other competitive exams in India . The Hindu Current Affairs News Capsule and analysis – 20th July 2018 Below is the today’s Daily Current Affairs news capsule i.e. Current Affairs Gk for 20th July 2018. The main news items for 20th July 2018 in short and crisp form with all the relevant information to prepare the current affairs for various exams. LivestockRead More

Daily Current Affairs for UPSC – 26th Feb 2016

Daily Current Affairs For UPSC Civil Services. News analysis – 26 February 2016   HP M126nw LASERJET PRO MFP PRINTER Railway Budget 2016-17 presented: Railways minister Suresh Prabhu presented the Annual Budget (2016-17) for Indian Railways in the parliament. Click here to read the main and important highlights of Indian Railways Budget 2016-17. Click Here to Download Rail Budget 2016 – Key Features Download Link 2 150 million US dollar Credit approvedRead More

Daily Current Affairs for UPSC – 25th Feb 2016

Daily Current Affairs For UPSC Civil Services. News analysis – 25 February 2016   India is the world’s largest arms importer for 2011-2015 India accounted for 14% of the global arms imports in the 2011-2015 time-frame, as revealed by a report on international arms transfers released by a global think-tank, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). What is SIPRI?:Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) is an independent international institute dedicated to researchRead More

Gold Monetisation and 2 other Gold Schemes launched- UPSC notes

Three new Gold Schemes Launched By Union Government: As a part of Union Budget 2015-16, Union Government  launched three gold related scheme viz Gold Monetization Scheme (GMS), Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme (SGBS) and Indian Gold Coins (IGC). These ambitious schemes were launched to reduce the physical demand for gold and fish out 20,000 tonnes of the precious metal lying idle with households and institutions. Gold Monetisation Scheme (GMS) 2015 GMS 2015Read More

Castration for Rapists

Arguments made for and against castration as an additional form of punishment for rapists and child sex abusers: Rape/Sexual Abuse is one of the most heinous crimes imaginable in a modern civilized society . The judiciary came up with a statement for implementing castration as a punishment in rape cases. Castration means either removing testicles (physically) in males or making it dysfunctional by the use of chemicals. Arguments in Favour of Castration as Punishment:Read More

Indian Art and Culture GK notes: Scientists of Medieval India

Indian Art and Culture GK notes: Scientists of Medieval India The medieval period marks the advent of Islam in India. The pattern of education as prevalent in Arab countries was gradually adopted during this period by the Muslim rulers. Maktabs and Madrasas came into existence in Medieval India. The two brothers, Sheikh Abdullah and Sheikh Azizullah, who were specialists in rational science, headed the madrasas at Sambal and Agra. Apart from the local people,Read More

Indian Art and Culture GK notes: Scientists of Ancient India

Indian Art and Culture GK notes: Scientists of Ancient India This article lists the contributions of India to the world in the field of Mathematics and Science. It contains the information about the contributions made to knowledge by ancient Indian scientists like Baudhayan, Aryabhatta, Brahmgupta, Bhaskaracharya, Kanad, Varahamihira, Nagarjuna, Susruta, Charak, Patanjali and their achievements in the field of Science and Technology. Mathematicians of Ancient India: Baudhayan: The value of pi was firstRead More

Indian Art and Culture GK notes: Indian Dances

Indian Art and Culture GK notes: Indian Dances This article contains the information about the various Indian Dances, both Classical Dances as well as famous Indian Folk Dances as part of Indian Art and Culture in UPSC General Studies paper . Dances of India  is a very important as far as the Civil Services or other GK examinations are concerned. Dances of India – Introduction: The art of dancing in India may be tracedRead More