Current Affairs summary 15 Aug

1. PM announces launch of Ayushman Bharat Healthcare Scheme

• The government will launch the ambitious Ayushman Bharat healthcare scheme on September 25 which aims at benefiting 50 crore Indians.  Continue reading “Current Affairs summary 15 Aug”

UPSC GS Daily MCQs: 16.08.2018

Oracle IAS, the best coaching institute for UPSC/IAS/PCS preparation in Dehradun brings to you daily MCQs. Answers would be updated in the evening.

Questions:

प्रश्न : भारत में नागरिकता के  अर्जन के संबंध में निम्नलिखित में से कौन से कथन सही हैं?

  1.  भारत में पदस्थ विदेशी राजनयिकों के बच्चे जन्म से भारतीय नागरिकता प्राप्त कर सकते हैं।
  2. देशीयकरण द्वारा नागरिकता के लिए आवेदन करने वाले व्यक्ति को आठवीं अनुसूची में निर्दिष्ट किसी भाषा का पर्याप्त ज्ञान होना चाहिए।

नीचे दिए गए कूट का  प्रयोग कर सहीउत्तर चुने।

(a)  केवल 1

(b)  केवल 2

(c) 1 और 2 दोनो

(d) न तो 1 न ही 2

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Green Financing India #24

Syllabus: GS-3: Environment

Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment Disaster and disaster management.

What is green finance? What are green finance market and its opportunities in India?

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Current Affairs summary 14 Aug

1. Exports rise 14% in July, trade deficit hits five-year high on oil imports

• India’s trade deficit widened to a more than five-year high of $18.02 billion in July, driven largely by a surge in oil imports. Continue reading “Current Affairs summary 14 Aug”

PIB summary 14 August

(1) Pitch to MOVE

Context

• NITI Aayog has launched “Pitch to MOVE” – a mobility pitch competition that aims to provide budding entrepreneurs of India a unique opportunity to pitch their business ideas to a distinguished jury Continue reading “PIB summary 14 August”

UPSC GS Daily MCQs: 15.08.2018

Oracle IAS, the best coaching institute for UPSC/IAS/PCS preparation in Dehradun brings to you daily MCQs. Answers would be updated in the evening.

प्रश्न: भारतीय लेखा परीक्षा और लेखा विभाग का प्रमुख होता है?

(a) प्रधानमंत्री

(b)  वित्त सचिव

(c)  वित्त मंत्री

(d)  नियंत्रक एवं महालेखा परीक्षक

Q. Who among the following is the head of Indian Audit and Account Department?
(a) Prime Minister
(b) Finance Secretary
(c) Finance Minister
(d) Comptroller and Auditor General
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National Commissions ‘White elephant’ #23

Syllabus: Mains Paper: 2 | Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.

‘National commissions are white elephants: Expensive and ineffective’. Analyze.

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Current Affairs summary 13 Aug

1. Ease of Living Index

• Three cities of Maharashtra – Pune, Navi Mumbai and Greater Mumbai – are the most livable places in the country, according to the ranking of 111 cities on the Ease of Living Index released by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs on Monday. Continue reading “Current Affairs summary 13 Aug”

UPSC GS Daily MCQs: 14.08.2018

Oracle IAS, the best coaching institute for UPSC/IAS/PCS preparation in Dehradun brings to you daily MCQs. Answers would be updated in the evening.

प्रश्न : भारतीय संविधान के अनुच्छेद 1 के अंतर्गत भारतीय संघ में निम्न में से किसे सम्मिलित किया गया है ?

  1. राज्य
  2. संघ शासित प्रदेश
  3. भारत सरकार द्वारा भविष्य में अधिग्रहीत किया जा सकने वाला क्षेत्र

नीचे कदए गए कूट का प्रयोग कर सही उत्तर चुनें ।

(a) केवल  1

(b) केवल 1 और 2

(c) केवल 2 और 3

(d) 1, 2 और 3

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PIB summary 13 August

(1) Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act

Context

• In order to ensure safe workplaces for Women in the private sector, the Ministry of Women and Child had requested Hon’ble Minister for Corporate Affairs to mandate the disclosure regarding implementation of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act in the Directors Report of every company. Continue reading “PIB summary 13 August”