Word of the day- Gibberish

Gibberish Meaning – Speech that doesn’t make sense; nonsensical words and phrases. Example – 1) The stranger sat on the bench speaking gibberish to himself.           2) Sometimes it sounds like the computer programmers are speaking in gibberish. I’m sure the code stands for something though. Etymology – This comes from the Scandanavian words gibe/gipa/gape, which refer to…

Word of the day – Dis

Dis Meaning – To insult someone (verb), or the insult itself (noun). Example – 1) Did you hear that? That guy dissed you ! 2) Don’t let me hear another dis out of your mouth, young man ! Etymology – ‘Dis’ is African-American slang, and comes from the word DISrespect. Krishna IAS An Academy to prepare for CLAT-Law Entrance Judicial Services Exams…

Current Affairs for IAS PCS Civil Services Exams : 07 February 2019

Current Affairs : 07 February 2019 Relevant articles from:   Paper 2: Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.   Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2018   What to study? For Prelims: Key…

Current Affairs for IAS PCS Civil Services Exams : 06 February 2019

Daily Current Affairs : 06 February 2019 Relevant Articles from: Paper 2: Topics Covered: Welfare schemes for the protection of vulnerable sections of the society.   Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana (RVY)   What to study? For Prelims: Key features of RVY and about ALIMCO. For Mains: Significance of the programme and similar policies for the aid…

Current Affairs for IAS PCS Civil Services Exams : 31 January 2019

Current Affairs : 31 January 2019 Paper 2: Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   International Year Of The Periodic Table   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: International Year Of The Periodic Table, about Periodic table- key facts, IUPAC.   Context: To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the organisation of…

Current Affairs for IAS PCS Civil Services Exams : 26 January 2019

Current Affairs : 26 January 2019 Paper 2: Topic: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.   70th Republic Day   Context: India is celebrating 70th Republic Day. Theme: ‘life of Gandhi’ which is a tribute to the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary. Chief guest: President Cyril Ramaphosa,…

Current Affairs for IAS PCS Civil Services Exams : 25 January 2019

Current Affairs : 25 January 2019 Paper 2: Topics Covered: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions. Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Mechanisms, laws, institutions and bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of the vulnerable sections.  …

IAS Batch Schedule of lectures Tuesday 22-JANUARY -2019

IAS Batch Schedule of lectures Tuesday 22-JANUARY -2019 9:15 AM to 10:00 AM – Newspaper Reading 10 AM to 12 PM – Polity 12:00 AM to 2:30 PM – G.K. and Current Affairs and Test 2:30 PM to 2:45 PM – Lunch Break 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM –Science 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM –…

Idioms

1.Shoot Off One’s Mouth Jim doesn’t play tennis very much, but he’s always shooting off his mouthabout how good he is. Yet he’s fooling nobody. Jim is somewhat of a braggart and everyone knows that he gives opinions without knowing all the facts and talks as if he knew everything about the game.   2.Jump Down Someone’s…

Judicial batch Schedule of lectures Wednesday 16-JANUARY -2019

Judicial batch Schedule of lectures Wednesday 16-JANUARY -2019 9:15 AM to 10:00 AM – Newspaper Reading 10 AM to 12 PM – Polity 12:00 AM to 2:00 PM – IPC 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM – Lunch Break 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM – Test 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM – Evidence 5:45 PM –…