UPSC GS Daily MCQs: 14.08.2018

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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”

Power sector: Privatization of DISCOMS #22

Syllabus: 

Mains Paper: 3 | Infrastructure: Energy

‘Privatization is a viable solution for the plaguing power Discoms’. Critically analyze.

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Current Affairs summary 12 Aug

1. Panel to study plight of children growing inside prisons

• A panel headed by a retired judge of the Supreme Court will be formed to tackle the issue of children living in prisons merely because their mothers are convicts. Continue reading “Current Affairs summary 12 Aug”

UPSC GS Daily MCQs : 13.08.2018

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 : नीति आयोग के संदर्भ में निम्नलिखित कथनों पर विचार कीजिए:

  1. यह एक   संवैधानिक संस्था है।
  2.  आयोग को केंद्रीय निधि को राज्यों को आवंटित करने की शक्ति प्राप्त नही है।
  3.  प्रधानमंत्री नीति आयोग के अध्यक्ष होते है।

उपर्युक्त कथनों में से कौन से सही हैं ?

(a) केवल 1 और 2

(b) केवल 2

(c) केवल 1 और 3

(d) केवल 2 और 3

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PIB summary 12 August

(1) World Elephant Day

• World Elephant Day is an international annual event on August 12

  1. • The objective behind celebrating the World Elephant Day every year is to focus attention of various stakeholders to support various conservation policies to help elephants, including improving enforcement policies to prevent the illegal poaching and trade of ivory, conserving elephant habitats, providing better treatment for captive elephants and reintroducing some captive elephants into sanctuaries. Continue reading “PIB summary 12 August”

Current Affairs summary 11 Aug

1. IIP surges to five-month high of 7%

• Growth in industrial activity picked up to a five-month high of 7% in June, driven by an across-the-board acceleration in growth rates including in sectors such as manufacturing, electricity, infrastructure, and capital and consumer goods, according to official data. Continue reading “Current Affairs summary 11 Aug”

PIB summary 11 August

(1) One District one Product

• The summit aims to give boost to micro, small and medium enterprises

• The ODOP scheme seeks to promote traditional industries synonymous with their respective districts to spur local economy and generate jobs

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PIB summary 10 August

(1) Races of Silk Worm Seed

• Central Silk Board (CSB) has notified recently developed races of silkworm seed of mulberry and Vanya silk for increasing the productivity of cocoons and to increase the income of the farmers engaged in sericulture. Continue reading “PIB summary 10 August”

Current Affairs summary 10 Aug

1. Cabinet approves changes to Triple Talaq Bill, PMGSY

• Besides approving 3 amendments to the anti-instant triple talaq bill, the Union Cabinet and the CCEA took several other key decisions as well. Continue reading “Current Affairs summary 10 Aug”