Current Affairs, 20 September 2018

Current Affairs, 20 September 2018 Paper 1: Topic: Issues related to women.   Triple talaq Ordinance   What to Study? For Prelims: Highlights of the ordinance and the proposed Bill. For Mains: Significance and the need for a legislation on this.   Context: The Union Cabinet has approved an ordinance making instant […]

Current Affairs, 19 September 2018

Current Affairs, 19 September 2018 Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   Defence Acquisition Council (DAC)   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: DAC- composition and functions, significance.   Context: DAC has approved Procurement of Equipment Worth Rs 9,100 Crores.   DAC has approved procurement of- Akash […]

Current Affairs, 18 September 2018

Current Affairs, 18 September 2018 Paper 2: Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Govt proposes to merge Dena Bank, Vijaya Bank and Bank of Baroda What to study? For Prelims: Which three banks are being merged? […]

Current Affairs, 17 September 2018

Current Affairs, 17 September 2018 Paper 1: Topic: population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.   ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’ movement What to study? For Prelims: Basic facts on Swachhata Hi Seva movement and Swachh Bharat Mission. For Mains: Significance and performance of SBM, […]

Current Affairs, 15 September 2018

Current Affairs, 15 September 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Women and related issues.   Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) What to study? For Prelims: Key features of PMMVY. For Mains: Significance of the mission and the need for it.   Context: Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) recently marked the anniversary […]

Word of the Day

Word of the Day 1. GRAB (verb)  धरना Meaning: obtain or get (something) quickly or opportunistically. Synonyms: obtain, acquire, get, receive, gain, earn, win, take possession of, procure, secure, gather, collect, amass, hook, achieve, attain, bag, score, swing, nab, collar. Antonyms: discharge, free, liberate, release, drop, loosen, unhand, miss. 2. CONCEDE (verb)   हार मानना Meaning: surrender […]