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Month: June 2018

The changing map of India from 1 AD to the 20th century

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The changing map of India from 1 AD to the 20th century Battles were fought, territories were drawn and re-drawn. An amateur historian has caught these shifts in a series of maps. India’s history is speckled with the ruins of empires. Kingdoms have periodically risen here, expanded and fallen, reshaping with them the region’s culture […]

The problem of the falling Indian rupee an observation

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The problem of the falling Indian rupee an observation The dollar is becoming more expensive and those who are planning to go abroad this summer must be prepared to dish out more rupees for buying dollars or Euros to meet their holiday expenses. This will pinch many pockets whose budgets are limited. Similarly, those who […]

The deal is dead. Seychelles Assumption Island And Indian Army Base

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The deal is dead. Seychelles Assumption Island And Indian Army Base The Opposition coalition – Linyon Demokratik Seselwa – has a majority in the island nation’s Parliament. The Opposition coalition in Seychelles on Tuesday said it will not ratify a deal that will allow India to invest $550 million (approximately Rs 3,586 crore) in building […]

Article 370 and the relation between India and J&K

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Article 370 and the relation between India and J&K First, let us see what Article 370 of the Indian Constitution says: 370. Temporary provisions with respect to the State of Jammu and Kashmir (1) Notwithstanding anything in this Constitution, (a) the provisions of Article 238 shall not apply in relation to the State of Jammu […]

Knowledgekart’s Daily Current Affairs Prelims + Mains Focus- 24th Jun 2018

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Knowledgekart’s Daily Current Affairs Prelims + Mains Focus- 24th Jun 2018 Plastic Waste Management (PWM) Rules Part of: GS Prelims and Mains – Environment and ecology; Pollution In news: India generates an estimated 32 million metric tonnes of packaging waste each year, of which plastic waste constitutes 16%. But only 60% of the collected plastic […]

Chabahar Port Effects on India, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan

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Chabahar Port Effects on India, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan Chabahar Port is a seaport in Chabahar located in southeastern Iran, on the Gulf of Oman. It serves as Iran’s only oceanic port. Chabahar Port Effects on India, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan India-Iran-Afghanistan MoU and plans have committed at least $21bn to Chabahar-Hajigak corridor This includes $85m […]

Territorial disputes in the South China Sea

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Territorial disputes in the South China Sea Must Read For IAS Territorial disputes in the South China Sea Must Read For IAS, involve both island and maritime claims among several sovereign states within the region, namely Brunei, the People’s Republic of China (PRC), Taiwan, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam. An estimated US$5 trillion worth […]

BJP-PDP end alliance in Jammu and Kashmir Governor’s Rule

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Worsening law and order main reason for collapse, says saffron party BJP-PDP end alliance in Jammu and Kashmir Governor’s Rule. Now everyone knows that the BJP pulled out his hand in J&K to break the Government and Applied the Governor’s Rule in Jammu And Kashmir: Governor NN Vohra. Now many may think Why BJP Pulled […]

Better Answers Writing Tips For UPSC IAS Main Examination

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Better Answers Writing Tips For UPSC IAS Main Examination.Many a time we hear from many serious aspirants things like this – “I work hard, read so much, every year I write mains, yet I fail to qualify for the Interview. Even if I qualify, I end up getting just 4-5 marks more than the cut-off. I […]

UPSC Syllabus Civil Services Exam Prelims Mains and Interview

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UPSC Syllabus Civil Services Exam Prelims, Mains and Interview. Aspirants may bookmark this page to refer the latest UPSC syllabus for IAS exam (CSE Prelims, Mains and Interview). Syllabus for individual subjects in IAS mains (including optional subject) is provided on the corresponding links. Scroll down to refer and download the same. UPSC Syllabus – Civil […]

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