Securing a cashless society

Articles GS III Internal Security

What is the issue? Push towards cashless society via demonetisation in the environment of poor precautions and security policies, leave us vulnerable to cyber-attacks. How good is the cyber-security…

February 18, 2017 0 303

The Enemy Property Ordinance

Articles GS II Mains

Why in news? The Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Ordinance has been recently promulgated for the fifth time. President Pranab Mukherjee approved it although he had reservations about its…

February 17, 2017 0 293

India and UAE

Articles GS II Bilateral/International Relations

Why in news? India and the United Arab send a strong message to Pakistan, that they “condemned efforts by States, to use religion to justify, sustain and sponsor terrorism against other count…

January 27, 2017 0 549

Rail Safety

Articles GS III Infrastructure

Why in news? 39 people have lost their lives after the Hirakhand Express derailed in Vizianagaram on Saturday evening. This is the third such horrific incident in the past three months. In Novembe…

January 24, 2017 0 807

Anatomy of Rohingya crisis

Articles GS II Bilateral/International Relations

Both institutionally discriminated and denied basic human rights in a legally-sanctioned manner as well as removed from the mainstream, over a million Rohingyas have no land they can call home. What …

January 23, 2017 0 543

Chagos Archipelago Dispute

Articles GS II Bilateral/International Relations

Why in news? The British Foreign Secretary has sought Indian assistance in resolving current tensions in the U.S. military base Diego Garcia. What is the issue? The Chagos Archipelago is a grou…

January 20, 2017 0 896

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 0 654

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 0 687

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

Articles GS II Bilateral/International Relations

What is Pravasi Bharthiya Divas? Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is celebrated in India on 9 January every other year (every year before 2016) to mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community…

January 09, 2017 0 730

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 1428