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…

IAS batch Schedule of lectures Monday 18- February -2019

IAS batch Schedule of lectures Monday 18- February -2019 8:00 AM to 9:15 AM – Newspaper Reading 9:15 AM to 10:00 AM – Current Affairs & Presentations 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM – Modern History 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM – Polity 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM – Lunch Break and self Study 3:30 PM –…

Current Affairs for IAS PCS Civil Services Exams : 12 February 2019

Current Affairs : 12 February 2019 Paper 2 and 3: Topics Covered: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   India-Norway Marine Pollution Initiative   What to study? For Prelims: Highlights of the initiative. For Mains: Significance and the need for…

Word of the day – D’oh

Meaning – An exclamation that usually follows the sudden realization that you did something stupid. Examples – 1) Two plus two is five. D’oh! I mean four!   2) Call 9-1-1!What’s the number? D’oh! Etymology – Homer Simpson, the notorious cartoon family man, is given credit for popularizing this expression. Feel free to use it any time       …

Current Affairs for IAS PCS Civil Services Exams : 09 February 2019

Current Affairs : 09 February 2019   Paper 2: Topics Covered: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.   Exercise Cutlass Express:   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Exercise Cutlass Express- features and significance.   Context: Multinational training exercise ‘CUTLASS EXPRESS – 19’ was held recently.   About Exercise Cutlass…

Current Affairs for IAS PCS Civil Services Exams : 09 February 2019

Current Affairs : 09 February 2019 Paper 2: Topics Covered: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.   Exercise Cutlass Express:   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Exercise Cutlass Express- features and significance.   Context: Multinational training exercise ‘CUTLASS EXPRESS – 19’ was held recently.   About Exercise Cutlass Express…