Drought guidelines and Management Plan

Articles GS III Disaster Managment

Click here to read more about TN Drought  Why in news? Tamil Nadu was declared drought-hit recently by the state government. Earlier Kerala also was declared drought-hit due to defi…

January 12, 2017 0 321

Corporate Social Responsibility in India

Articles GS II Civil Socities

What is CSR? Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is referred as a corporate initiative to assess and take responsibility for the company's effects on the environment and impact on social welf…

January 10, 2017 0 320

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

Articles GS II Bilateral/International Relations

When is Pravasi Bharthiya Divas? January 9 commemorates the day Mahatma Gandhi returned from South Africa in 1915, after honing satyagraha, or peaceful protest, against the colonial and racist regi…

January 09, 2017 0 452

Relevance of Swami Vivekanand for Youth in 21st Century

Articles Essay

Who is Vivekanand? Swami Vivekananda was born in 1863 as Narendranath in a Bengali family. He was monk, a chief disciple of the Indian mystic Ramakrishna and the founder of Ramakrishna Mutt. In 1…

January 08, 2017 0 781

Flood Management


What is flood? A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land which is usually dry. Some floods develop slowly, while others such as flash floods can develop in just a few minutes and without…

January 07, 2017 0 421

Fake News

Articles GS III Role of media & Social Networks

Why in news? Pakistan’s Defence Minister recently threatened Israel with a retaliatory nuclear attack, in response to a fake news report that the Israelis had said they would use nuclear weapon…

January 06, 2017 0 468

Analysis on the performance of Indian Exports and Imports

Articles GS III Economy

Background: Of late, there has been much concern expressed in business and political circles about the declining trend of Indian exports, after a period of steady growth. Focusing too much on fluct…

January 05, 2017 0 394

Chit Funds & Saradha Scam

Articles GS III Economy Mobilisation of Resources

What is a chit fund? Chit fund means transaction in which a person enters into an agreement with a specified number of persons that every one shall subscribe a certain sum of money by way of period…

January 05, 2017 0 599

AYUSH – Year End Review

Articles GS II Health

The Ministry of AYUSH, only two years old Ministry,  organised a series of programmes in the direction of providing affordable, reliable, easily accessible medical facilities to the masses and to…

January 04, 2017 0 400

Can’t seek votes in name of Religion, Caste: Supreme Court

Articles GS II Polity

Why in news? The Supreme Court ruled that “religion, race, caste, community or language would not be allowed to play any role in the electoral process”. The election of a candidate would …

January 03, 2017 0 468