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THE HINDU Analysis, 07 July 2020 (Daily News Analysis for UPSC) – DNS

  • Announcement on Mains Answer Writing Practice
  • Haryana Cabinet's nod for Reservation for Locals: Locals First Policy Rationale and Implications- (Polity & Governance)
  • MGNREGA: Benefits, Implementation Challenges and Reforms needed (Polity & Governance)
  • Drug Trafficking: Challenges to India's Internal Security (Internal Security)
  • India to review FDI from China (Indian Economy)
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06 July ,2020

  • Raja Ravi Verma (Step into the LIGHT) (Art and Culture)
  • Locust Attacks (FAO issues locust alert for India) (Economy and Environment)
  • China doubles down on claims on eastern Bhutan boundary (International Relations)
  • Vaccine trials take 6 to 9 months: WHO Chief Scientist (Social Issues)
  • India must not cast anchor in 'Enrica Lexie' (EDIT)
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05 July, 2020

  • Amid Ladakh standoff , China, Pak. hold talks (Polity & Governance)
  • Mulling national logistics law (Indian Economy)
  • Gotabaya sets up committee to look into Colombo Port concerns (International Relation)
  • Infant mortality rate surged in M.P. in 2018 (Social Development)
  • Why has Indian Railways opened doors for private players? (Indian Economy)
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04 July, 2020

  • Reset rural jobs policies, recognise women's work (Article) (Economy)
  • Not the time to profiteer: NPPA (Economy)
  • Police violence and how some lives do not matter (Article) (Polity)
  • Traffic on roads abutting Nagarahole Park (Env)
  • ICMR looks at vaccine launch by Aug 15 (Science)
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03 July, 2020

  • China opposes U.K.'s citizenship offer (International Relations)
  • Businesses back new Security Law (International Relations)
  • Cores contraction (Economy)
  • India loses jurisdiction over Italian marines case (International Relations)
  • Private trains will benefit travellers: Rly Board chief - (Infrastructure, Railways)
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02 July, 2020

  • Striking a blow against Assam's inclusive ethos (Article) (Polity)
  • SBI unit to set up SPV for aiding NBFCs on liquidity (Economy)
  • How not to tame the digital dragon (Article) (Polity)
  • Reforming India's digital policy (Article) (Economy)
  • Police reform and the crucial judicial actor (Article) (Polity)
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01 July, 2020

  • Free foodgrain scheme till November + Paswan welcomes PMGKAY extension (Economy)
  • External debt rises in March (Economy)
  • World Bank okays fund for Namami Gange (Environment)
  • Banks sanction Rs. 1 lakh crore loans to 30 lakh MSMEs (Economy)
  • Making trade more digitised - Article (Economy)
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30 June, 2020

  • Legitimate concern (Editorial) (Internal Security)
  • In 24 hours, Palestine faces an existential threat (Editorial) (International Relations)
  • Grain aplenty and the crisis of hunger (Editorial) (Economic and Social Development)
  • The STARS project needs an overhaul (Editorial) (Education)
  • Share public data with the public (Editorial) (Internet and Social Media)
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UPSC Prelims 2020 | MCQs on Current Affairs | February 2020 Part 2 of 2 | Raus IAS

  • Power of a speaker
  • Fifteenth Finance Commission
  • Reservation in Promotion
  • Sand Mining regulation
  • Technical Textile
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29 June, 2020

  • Making sense of China's calculations (International Relations)
  • P.V. Narasimha Rao, the subversive insider (Polity & Governance)
  • 'Draft EIA notification fosters non-transparency, encourages environmental violations'- (Environment and Climate Change)
  • Letter and spirit & Mapillah Rebellion (Reference) (Polity & Governance + Indian History )
  • Mains Value Addition
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28 June, 2020

  • Colombo plea for postponing debt repayment hangs fire (International Relation)
  • PTI denting national interest: Prasar Bharati (Polity & Governance)
  • South China Sea rights should be rooted in UN treaty: ASEAN (International Relation)
  • Black hole merges with unusual compact object (Science & Technology)
  • RBI extends borrowing time for banks (Economy)
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27 June, 2020

  • Getting out of Guns, Germs and Steel Crisis- Lead Article (Indian Economy)
  • Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan (Current Affairs)
  • Central Board of the RBI (Indian Economy)
  • World Drug Report by UNODC (International Relations)
  • Tensions in the South China Sea (Reference)
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26 June, 2020

  • Chinese build-­up started in May: MEA + It's wait and watch on disengagement + Why China is being aggressive along the LAC (International Relation)
  • Industry flags delay in China imports (Indian Economy)
  • Can online learning replace the school classroom? (Polity & Governance)
  • India reiterates cultural linkages with Nepal (International Relation)
  • Question of the day (Polity & Governance)

25 June, 2020

  • With space reforms, private sector to get level playing field (Science)
  • The many questions about Favipiravir (Article) (Science)
  • RBI will supervise coop. banks (Economy)
  • CCEA nod for animal husbandry infra fund (Economy)
  • China, Kashmir and the ghost of August 5 (Article) (I.R)
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24 June, 2020

  • Government e Marketplace (Economy)
  • H1B Visa ban (Economy)
  • India - China Naval Contestation (International relation)
  • Geo-Politics of South China Sea & its importance for India
  • Why India needs a maritime strategy
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23 June, 2020

  • India attends RIC Meeting (International Relations)
  • China Joins UN Arms Treaty (International Relations)
  • Lone Wolf Attacks- Challenges to Internal Security (Internal Security)
  • Promote People Power against COVID-19 (Social Issues)
  • Ambubachi Festival and Kamakhya Temple ( Art and Culture)
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22 June, 2020

  • Secrecy of ballot is key to free and fair elections: SC (Polity & Governance)
  • Additional funds sought for Jal Jeevan Mission (Economy)
  • India's continuing two-front conundrum - Lead Article (International Relation)
  • Fighting Double Pandemic; Silent Victim of Violence - Data Point (Social Justice)
  • Operation Samudra Setu (Security)
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21 June, 2020

  • Solar Eclipse (Science and Technology)
  • Single Transferable Vote (FAQ) (Polity and Governance)
  • Who does Galwan Valley belong to? (FAQ) (Internal Security)
  • A Spur in the Grand rivalry (Profiles) (Internal Security)
  • Govt. invites global vessel owners to flag ships in India (Economy)
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20 June, 2020

  • Anti-defection law (Polity)
  • Coal Sector Reforms (Economy)
  • FATF (International relation)
  • NDRF, PMCARES, PMNRF (Polity)
  • Question for the day (Polity)

19 June, 2020

  • India coasts to win in Security Council polls (International Relations)
  • At the high table (International Relations)
  • Can India decouple itself from Chinese manufacturing? (Economy)
  • Rapid antigen testing starts in city (Science and Tech)
  • Galwan: Postscript to a tragedy (Internal Security)
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18 June 2020

  • A.P assembly opposes NPR, NRC - Polity
  • Assessment of OIL well blowout impact begins - Env
  • A presence of equitable and effective care (Article) - Social Issues
  • Multilateralism in post COVID world (Article) - I.R
  • With China, India has to be Aatmanirbhar - I.R
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UPSC Prelims 2020 | MCQs on Current Affairs | February 2020 Part 1 of 2 | Raus IAS

  • 4th EAS CONFERENCE ON MARITIME SECURITY
  • LONG TERM REPO OPERATIONS
  • EASE OF LIVING INDEX INDEX 2019
  • REGULATION OF RO WATER PURIFIER
  • LOCUST ATTACK
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17 June, 2020

  • Nepal ties and the Benaras to Bengaluru spectrum - (International Relation)
  • For better conditions of work - Lead Article - (Economy)
  • 20 Indian soldiers killed in face-off at Galwan - (International Relation)
  • A quota case - (Polity & Governance)
  • Rural India, the new viral flash point - (Polity & Governance)
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16 June, 2020

  • India- China (Lead Article) - (International Relations)
  • India - West Asia - (International Relations)
  • Models of Development for Indian States (Polity & Governance)
  • COVID Testing - (Science & Technology )
  • Nuclear Arsenal - (International Relations)
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15 June, 2020

  • The need for an anti-discrimination law - Lead Article - (Polity & Governance)
  • Diversity & Discrimination - NCERT
  • Constitutional Provisions
  • Important Legislations
  • Behind the curve - GST Compensation Cess - Editorial - (Economy)
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14 June, 2020

  • Various kinds of Boundaries in India -(Internal Security)
  • Biotic Interactions- (Environment)
  • Nepal's 2nd Constitutional Amendment- (International)
  • Can a COVID-19 vaccine be developed soon? )- (S&T)
  • Jal Jeevan Mission - (Social Issues)
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13 June, 2020

  • Reserves exceed $500 bn for the first time (Economy)
  • NHRC takes note pf heath workers woes (Polity)
  • Sample from Lonar lakes sent for testing (Environment)
  • Food inflation accelerates 9.28 % in May (Economy)
  • NGT directive to UPPCN on biowaste (Science)
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12 June, 2020

  • A case for quiet diplomacy (Soft Power & Quiet Diplomacy) (International Relations)
  • IITMadras top institution in govt. ranking (NIRF) (Misc)
  • Lion census method outdated: experts (Canine Distemper Virus) (Biology)
  • Govt. considering universal basic income, says NHRC (NHRC & UNHRC) (Misc)
  • First estimation exercise of Indian gaur in Nilgiris in recent years (Indian Gaur) (Environment & Ecology)
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11 June, 2020

  • Border Adjustment Tax (Economy)
  • G7 Grouping - Need for a New Institution (International Relations)
  • IBC Code - Analysis (Economy)
  • Health Care in India- Issues (Social Issues)
  • Import of Exotic Species (Environment)
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10 June, 2020

  • The anatomy of anti-black racism (Society)
  • Democrats unveil police reforms after Flyod's death (Polity and Governance)
  • Being vocal on the right local (Indian Economy)
  • Question of the Day

09 June, 2020

  • LG overrules Delhi Govt. order to restrict COVID-19 treatment (Polity & Governance)
  • Who's afraid of monetisation of the deficit? - Lead Article (Economy)
  • The critical role of decentralised responses - Article (Polity & Governance)
  • The e-diplomacy experiment & Economy to contract 3.2% in FY21 - WB - (International Relations + Economy )
  • Question for the day

08 June, 2020

  • Swarms of extremism (Polity & Governance)
  • China's internal pressures are driving Xi's tough stance on border (International relation)
  • Addressing the elephant in the room (Environment & Ecology)
  • FB needs stricter policies on misinformation (Polity & Governance)
  • Question of the Day

07 June, 2020

  • Gross Value Added numbers and the Economy (Economy)
  • Deep Sea Microplastics (Env)
  • Suspend imports of Rubber : UIPSA (Economy)
  • Serotonin triggers desert locusts swarm (Science)
  • Figuring out COVID 19 terminologies (Science)
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06 June, 2020

  • India, China hold talks, agree to resolve differences peacefully - (International Relation)
  • A right time to shift pharma gears - Article - (Social Issues)
  • Ahead of vote for UNSC seat, India launches campaign brochure - (International Relation)
  • RBI creates Rs. 500 funds, to boost payment infra - (Economy)
  • Summary for Prelims
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05 June, 2020

  • Embracing Alternative Protein (Need for alternative protein) (Environment)
  • India-Australia meet to strengthen ties (International relations)
  • Can social media platforms be arbiter of truth (Social Issues)
  • No action against employers for not paying wages (Polity & Governance)
  • India vows $15 mn to vaccine alliance (What is GAVI) (International Organizations)
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UPSC Prelims 2020 | MCQs on Current Affairs | January 2020 Part 2 of 2 | Raus IAS

  • Convention 190
  • ADITYA L1
  • Indian Ocean Dipole
  • Ramsar Wetland
  • Global Social Mobility index
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04 June, 2020

  • India - china (International Relations)
  • Power Subsidy in Agriculture (Economy)
  • G11 grouping (International Relations)
  • Agri-Marketing reforms approved by cabinet
  • Question for the day (International Relations)

03 June, 2020

  • Introduction to GSI Hybrid Course
  • Remdesivir cleared for emergency use
  • Electronics incentive schemes launched
  • Moody's downgrades 11 banks
  • Monsoon bounty
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02 June, 2020

  • Cabinet committee okays 50,000 cr. infusion for MSMEs (Indian Economy)
  • Can allow non-profit organisations to list on 'social stock exchanges - (Indian Economy)
  • Google rejects Australia's call for payout (Indian Economy)
  • A new architecture in quake - prone areas (Physical Geography)
  • Prelims Summary
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01 June, 2020

  • It's time for a universal basic income programme in India (Universal Basic Income ) (Social Issues)
  • Too many aspirants for MGNREGS jobs (MGNREGA Analysis ) (Social Issues)
  • SpaceX's spacecraft successfully docks with ISS (Commercialisation of space sector) (Science)
  • Questions for the day

31 May, 2020

  • Draft e-commerce policy (Why India needs a policy on e-commerce) (Economy)
  • Prelims Perspective (a) Locust attack (b) G-7 countries (c) D10 club
  • US cuts ties with WHO (International Relations)
  • PM CARES fund not under the ambit of RTI act
  • Question for the day (International Relations)

30 May, 2020

  • HC asks A.P. govt. to reinstate Ramesh Kumar (Polity & Governance) (Autonomy of Election Commission)
  • U.S. sanctions a double-edged sword: Hong Kong (International Relation) (Assertion of China)
  • Anchoring ties with Canberra the virtual way (International Relation) (Geo Strategy and Geo Politics)
  • Prelims Summary (Geo Strategy and Geo Politics)
  • Question of the Day

29 May, 2020

  • Working with China to resolve LAC issue - (International Relation) (Peaceful Settlement of Border dispute based on 5 Past Agreements)
  • From a stand-off to a stalemate - Article - (Security) (Different areas which saw Chinese Aggression in the past)
  • Beijing's Ladakh Brinkmanship - Article (International Relation) (US-China Relationship, US-India-China Geo-politics, South China Sea)
  • For a reset in India-Nepal relationship - Lead Article - (International Relation) (Sagauli Treaty, Origin of Kali River, India-Nepal boundary dispute)
  • i) Export Blocks - Editorial ii) FDI rises 13% to $50 bn iii) Scrapping of RBI Bonds (Export amid COVID, Rise in FDI, RBI Bonds) (Economy)
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28 May, 2020

  • Agriculture Marketing Structure - Analysis (Economy) (Issues that impact agricultural marketing in India)
  • Forest Rights Act 2006 & PESA Act 1996 (Polity) (Tribal Rights)
  • Hong Kong Protest (International Relations) (Background of protests in Hong Kong)
  • Question for the day (Environment)

27 May, 2020

  • PM reviews LAC standoff with NSA, CDS & 3 Service Chiefs + Xi meet PLA, urges battle preparedness - (International Relations) (India-China border dispute, Galwan Valley Region, Galwan River)
  • Oil Price Pickle - Editorial - (Economy) (Decline in Crude Oil Prices in International Market; Govt. raising tax on fuel)
  • FSDC Meeting on Thursday (Economy) (Financial Development Stability Council, Origin and Functions)
  • Fisheries Scheme has no relief component - (Economy) (PMMSY, Blue Revolution, Economic Package)
  • Whitewash - Archives - (History & Culture) (Hunter Committee Report, Jallianwala Bagh, Rowlatt Act)
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26 May, 2020

  • Criminal Defamation- (Polity and Governance) Batting for free speech (Editorial)
  • A well balanced stimulus package (Editorial) - (Economy)
  • Moving Beyond Geopolitics (Editorial) - (international Relations)
  • Guru Arjan Dev JI - (Art and Culture)
  • Purandardas - (Art and Culture)
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25 May, 2020

  • For farms and farmers (Problems in Minimum Support Price) (Economy)
  • Hardly the 1991 moment for agriculture (Agriculture Marketing Reforms) (Economy)
  • The need for a million worksites now (MGNREGA and Migrants) (Social Issue)
  • Howrah's botanical garden now a graveyard of 1,000 trees (Jagdish Chandra Bose Botanical Garden)
  • Failing to perform as a constitutional court (Supreme Court & Migrant Crisis) (Polity and Governance)
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UPSC Prelims 2020 | MCQs on Current Affairs | January 2020 Part 1 of 2 | Raus IAS

  • OPEC(Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries)
  • Shanghai Cooperation Organization
  • International North-south Transport Corridor (INSTC)
  • 'Blue dot network'
  • Competition Commission of India (CCI)
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24 May, 2020

  • Belt and Road Initiative - (international Initiative) (China suggests shift in BRI approach amid debt concern)
  • Heat Waves- (Geography, Environment) (Heat wave conditions prevail in Odisha)
  • Phase 1 trial: Adenovirus COVID-19 vaccine found safe
  • Reference (International Relations and Internal Security)
  • QOD

23 May, 2020

  • RBI cuts repo rate again, down to 4% (Indian Economy) (Monetary Stimulus )
  • Lower the temperature, defuse the issue (International Relation) (Economic stimulus for COVID-19)
  • 'New security law will tighten Beijing's grip on Hong Kong (International Relation) (Geo Strategy and Geo Politics)
  • Will exit Open Skies Treaty, announces U.S. (International Relations) (Geo Strategy and Geo Politics)
  • Question of the Day

22 May, 2020

  • Keeping the peace - Editorial - (International Relations) (India-China border dispute)
  • The lockdown has highlighted stark inequalities - Article - (Economy) (Increase in Social Inequality post COVID, Lack of welfare measures by govt.)
  • Finance Panel flags recovery uncertainty (Economy) (Debt to GDP Ratio to increase for states & centre, Nominal GDP)
  • The Reform Act Unmasked - Archives - (History & Culture) - (Government of India Act, 1919)
  • PET recycling units seek permission to import - (Science & Technology) - (Industry asks to remove import ban, PET - Polyethylene terephthalate)
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21 May, 2020

  • Defense Policy reforms - Analysis (Security) (Defence reforms under COVID economic stimulus)
  • Comparison of Economic Vision of India and China (International Relations) (Issues in India’s economic Vision)
  • Locust attack (Environment) (Impact on Biodiversity)
  • India - China Boundary issue - revision (International Relations) (Boundary issues between India and China)
  • Question for the day (Geography)

20 May, 2020

  • Behind new incidents, a changed dynamic along India-China Border (International Relations) (India China Relations)
  • Hotter oceans spawn super cyclones (Geography) (Cyclones)
  • A callous response (Social Issues) (Migrants and Governance)
  • A good year for Olive Ridley turtles (Reference)(Environment)
  • Prelims Practice
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19 May, 2020

  • Introduction to GS Integrated Hybrid Course
  • Tropical Cyclone Nomenclature (Geography and Environment) - (Odisha, West Bengal brace for Amphan)
  • Draft Amendment in the Electricity Act, 2003 (Economy) - (A jolt to National Energy Security) (Editorial)
  • A matter of relief (Editorial) (Economy) - (Revision of all 5 tranches)
  • Stimulus to cost only about 1% of GDP (Economy)
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18 May, 2020

  • GSI - Hybrid/Online program
  • Centre throws open all sectors to private players + Govt. hikes borrowing limits for States by 5% (Indian Economy) (Economic stimulus for COVID-19)
  • 'Punjab farmers' to go for direct seeding of rice (Polity and Governance) (Major crops and cropping pattern)
  • Getting India back to the Afghan high table + 'India must not give Taliban legitimacy until it joins intra-­ Afghan talks' (International Relations) (Afghan peace talk)
  • Question of the Day

17 May, 2020

  • Important announcement for Queries on E-Learn
  • Govt. throws open defence, coal sectors - Introduction to 4th set of Key Economic Reforms (Economy) (Economic Reform in various sectors)
  • Coal & Mining Sector Reforms - (Economy) (Reform in Coal Sector, Removal of Captive Mining)
  • Coal Nationalisation
  • Captive Mining
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16 May, 2020

  • 3rd Tranche of Economic Stimulus (Economy)
  • Agri Infrastructure Fund for farm-gate infrastructure for farmers
  • Formalisation of Micro Food Enterprises (MFE)
  • Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY)
  • National Animal Disease Control Programme
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15 May, 2020

  • Introduction to Gs Integrated Hybrid Course
  • 2nd Tranche of announcements Economic Relief Package (Economic and Social development)
  • Changes to labour laws (Polity and Governance/economy)
  • Summary for prelims
  • Question of the day (Polity & Governance)

UPSC Prelims 2020 Practice MCQs _ Economy _ Part 3 of 3 _ Rau's IAS

  • Human capital index
  • Apprentice rules Amendment 2019
  • International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) Act, 2013
  • Elephant Bond
  • Strategic disinvestment
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14 May, 2020

  • Major stimulus package for MSMEs (Economy)
  • Nature of Package offered by the government (Economy)
  • Collateral free automatic loans for standard MSMEs (Economy)
  • Subordinate debt for stressed MSMEs (Economy)
  • Fund of funds for MSMEs (Economy)
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13 May, 2020

  • GSI - Hybrid/Online program
  • PM announces 20 lakh crore economic stimulus package (Indian Economy)
  • Riding roughshod over State governments + Reaffirm cooperative federalism (Polity and Governance)
  • India may miss nutrition targets (Social Development)
  • Italy, India and a common thread in partnership (International Relation)
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12 May, 2020

  • GS Integrated Hybrid Course Introduction
  • India-Nepal Border dispute- (International Relations)
  • Labour reforms in India- (Economy) Legal but not appropriate (Editorial) Equal freedom and forced labour (Editorial) Trade Unions may knock at ILO's door
  • Provisions related to Rajya Sabha (Polity and Governance) The Need for a Second Chamber (Editorial)
  • E- NAM - (Agriculture) (Mandis linked to e-NAM see 65% rise in count post lockdown)
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11 May, 2020

  • Norms issued for restart of industrial units (Disaster Management) (Norms for industrial re-opening, Important highlights of Disaster Management Act)
  • Trends shaping the post-COVID-19 World - Lead Article - Lead Article (International Relations) (Changing Global Order, Emergence of Strong China, Retreat of US)
  • NIV develops tests to detect Antibodies (Science & Technology) (ELISA Test for Coronavirus, Antibody test)
  • Tying up with Todas to keep the virus at bay (Science & Technology) (Toda Artisans, Nilgiris, PVTG-Tamil Nadu)
  • Venture Capital Fund for scheduled Castes and Backward Classes (Social Issues) (Venture Capital Fund for SC/OBC promotes entrepreneurship)
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10 May, 2020

  • Government Borrowings (Economy) (Central government borrowings)
  • Inter State Migrant Worker Act (Economy) (labour laws )
  • PM CARES - Concerns (Economy) (Issues surrounding PM CARES FUND)
  • Prelims perspective
  • a. Lipu Lekh Pass
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09 May, 2020

  • Green tribunal directs LG Polymers to deposit 50 cr (Polity and Governance) (Compensation for damage to life, property and environment)
  • Contempt for labour (Polity and Governance) (Labour Rights)
  • Shaping Indias response in a global hinge moment (International Relation) (India Geo-strategy in Indo-pacific region)
  • Prelims Summary
  • Question of the Day

08 May, 2020

  • Water wisdom during a pandemic (Environment & Ecology) (Water Management)
  • A. Vizag gas leak claims 11 lives; over 350 hospitalized B. Toxic disaster (Editorial) (Styrene Gas) (Environment)
  • Band-like clouds seen over Sun neighbour (Space) (Binary Dwarf)
  • CSIR contributes to genome database (Bio-Technology) (Gene, Genome and Genome Sequencing)
  • Conducting elections during a pandemic (Ref-1) (Polity & Governance) (Legislative Council)
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07 May, 2020

  • Resuscitating Multilateralism with India's help - Lead Article (International Relations) (Multilateral System, Global Supply Chain, Globalisation)
  • A war like state and a bond to the rescue Article (Economy) (About Consol Bond, Issued in war like situation)
  • Rent control amidst pandemic - Article (Polity & Governance) \ (Model Tenancy Act, 2019, Housing for All by 2022)
  • Pigs die of suspected Hog Cholera in Meghalaya (Science & Technology) (Hog Cholera - Classical swine Fever - & African Swine Fever, Disease caused by virus)
  • Summary for Prelims
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06 May, 2020

  • New Economic Model (Economy) (Problems in the present economic model)
  • Steps to Boost Economic Growth : Abhijit Banerjee (Economy) (Measures to deal with Economic crisis caused by COVID-19 Pandemic)
  • Status of casual labors A. Classification of workers - NSO (Social Justice) (Steps to improve status of workers in India )
  • Question for the day

05 May, 2020

  • Features of elearn platform
  • COVID­19 and Indias fiscal conundrum (Indian Economy) (Resource Mobilisation)
  • MPLADS, its suspension, and why it must go (Polity & Governance) (Issues arising out of implementation of schemes )
  • Off course (Editorial) (Polity & Governance)) (Inter-State River Water Dispute)
  • Prelims Summary
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UPSC Prelims 2020 Practice MCQs _ Economy _ Part 2 of 3 _ Rau's IAS

  • Non-banking finance companies (NBFCs)
  • Liquidity Coverage ratio
  • Operation twist : RBI
  • Monetary Policy Corridor
  • Inflation
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04 May, 2020

  • Important Announcement from UPSC for Prelims Exam (Prelims exam-2020 deferred)
  • E-Learn Platform of Raus IAS
  • BRICS against COVID-19 (International Organization) (New Development Bank & BRICS)
  • Tripura groups oppose settlement of Brus (Human Geography) (Bru Tribe)
  • Scramble for funds as Centre tightens purse strings (Ref-1)
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03 May, 2020

  • Minorities panel chief charged with sedition (Polity & Governance) (National Minority Commission, Sedition, Freedom of Speech, Case Laws)
  • an antibody test help tackle COVID-19? - FAQ (Science & Technology (RT-PCR Test - Antigen -direct test, Rapid Testing Kits - Antibodies)
  • States scrape the barrel as revenue dry up (Indian Economy) (Drying up of state taxes and revenue)
  • Documenting the last honey hunting group of Arunachal (History & Culture) (About Sherdukpen Tribe, Chi Lupo â Honey Hunter, Best Documentary Film)
  • Drug Approved for use in Emergency - Remdesivir (Science & Technology) (Remdesivir - Antiviral drug - used to treat Ebola & Middle East Respiratory Syndrome)
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02 May, 2020

  • Trends in tax receipts (ECONOMY) (Trends in government revenues)
  • Food nutrition and livelihood security : COVID impact (Economy)- (09:49) (Social impact of lockdown)
  • Index of eight core industries (Economy) (Measuring industrial growth)
  • BCG Vaccine for COVID-19 Prevention (Science & technology)
  • Summary
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01 May, 2020

  • Features of elearn platform
  • Governors Rule in BTAD may impact Assam alliance govt (Polity & Governance) (Autonomous District Council)
  • EC vague on RTI asking if J&K is in Electoral College (Polity & Governance) (Presidential Election)
  • Should govt. intervene in platform-publisher relationships? (Polity & Governance) (News Aggregator)
  • Prelims Summary (Science & Technology)
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30 Apr, 2020

  • Study on China dams bring Brahmaputra into focus (International Relation) (India and China and control over rivers)
  • By any calculus, India qualifies for UNSC permanent seat (International Relation)- (Security Council Seat for India)
  • Afghan peace and India's elbow room (International Relations) (India Afghanistan Relations)
  • A greater impact on women (Social Issues) (COVID and Women)
  • Prelims Pointers
  • View More

UPSC Prelims 2020 Practice MCQs _ December_ Part 2 of 2 _ Rau's IAS

  • EUROPEAN UNION GREEN DEAL
  • TYPHOID VACCINE
  • National Investment and Infrastructure Fund
  • Global Refugee Forum
  • Global Gender Gap Index
  • View More

29 Apr, 2020

  • Discussion on E-Learn - (Searching topics discussed in DNS)
  • $1.5 Billion ADB Loan to fund COVID response (International Relation) (Loan provided by ADB to India)
  • Anti-graft laws cover Deemed Universities: SC (Polity & Governance) (Officials of Deemed universities are Public Servant under Prevention of Corruption Act)
  • Global Terrorism Index 2019 - slammed by NITI Aayog (International Relations) (Important highlight of 2019 Report on Global Terrorism Index)
  • USCIRF downgrades India in 2020 List (International Relations) (India placed under Country of Particular Concern - CPC, US can impose sanctions)
  • View More

28 Apr, 2020

  • Impact of COVID-19 on geopolitics and geo economics (International Relations) (Changing of Global Order)
  • RBI : Liquidity for MFs (Economy) (Liquidity scheme for Mutual Funds by RBI )
  • India in the post pandemic world (Social Justice) (Steps India should take to improve the Poor and vulnerable sections)
  • Virtual Proceedings : SC (Polity & Governance)
  • Report : Trends in world military expenditure (Science & technology)
  • View More

27 Apr, 2020

  • CERT-In to conduct security audit of COVID-19 data (Polity & Governance) - (Data Security)
  • At the edge of a new nuclear arms race (International Relation) - (Nuclear arms race)
  • Immunocompromised (Science & Technology) - (Immune System
  • CM asks people of all faiths to donate plasma (Science & Technology) (Plasma therapy)
  • Prelims Summary
  • View More

26 Apr, 2020

  • Why pathogens travel in search of a host (Science & Technology) (Zoonotic Diseases)
  • First merger of two black holes with unequal masses detected (Science & Technology) (Black Holes, Gravitational Waves)
  • For BRICS, challenges and opportunities (International Organization) (BRICS and Global Governance)
  • Quick nod likely for China investments (Ref-1) Economy (FDI)
  • Prelims Pointers
  • View More

25 Apr, 2020

  • PM's help sought to bring bodies from GCC nations (International Relation) (Gulf Cooperation Council, its members)
  • We will build ties in the neighborhood: Taliban (International Relation) (Negotiation between Taliban & Afghanistan govt. Implications for India)
  • No plan to ease fiscal deficit targets (Indian Economy) (Escape Clause â FRBM Act)
  • Troughs and crest in the pandemic response - Lead Article (International Relation) (International collaboration to tackle COVID-19)
  • Wildlife Board nod for mining in Assam Elephant Reserve (Environment) (National Board for Wildlife, Elephant Reserves, Project Elephant)
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UPSC Prelims 2020 Practice MCQs _ December_ Part 1 of 2 _ Rau's IAS

  • India State Of Forest Report
  • Cop- 25
  • Global Climate Risk Index 2020
  • Global Innovation & Technology Alliance
  • Osiris-Rex
  • View More

24 Apr, 2020

  • RBI to restart Operation Twist to manage yields (Indian Economy) (Bond market stabilisation)
  • Repo auction gets poor response (Indian Economy) (Financing NBFC)
  • Fishing in troubled waters during a pandemic (International Relation) (South China Sea)
  • Australia pitches for trilateral ties (International relation) (Regional Groupings)
  • Question of the day (Indian Economy)

23 Apr, 2020

  • Sugarcane Pricing Policy (Economy) a) WTO sugarcane pricing Issue b) Liquidity crisis in Sugarcane Sector (Various issues related to the Sugarcane sector)
  • Global Remittances- World bank (Economy)- (Slowing of Global Remittances and its impact on India)
  • 100% Quota for tribal teachers (Polity ) - (Supreme Court Judgement on the Issue)
  • Independence of Judiciary - Reference (Polity)
  • Question of the day (Economy)

22 Apr, 2020

  • A) Futures Shock (Editorial) B) Why are the oil prices in the negative terrain? (Economy) (West Texas Intermediaries and Brent Crude)
  • The Key strategy is fiscal empowerment of states (Polity & Governance) (Cooperative federalism and states)
  • A change in migrant policy (Social Issues) (Problems of Migration and Pandemics)
  • Ill-equipped to deal with a crisis(Polity and Governance) (Science Policy and Pandemics)
  • ICMR asks states to stop using rapid tests (Science & Technology)(What is rapid tests?)
  • View More

21 Apr, 2020

  • The occasion to revisit Sovereign's Role - Lead Article (Polity & Governance) - (Retreat of State in important public services, Revisit governmentâs role in society
  • Implement Aarogya Setu, but only through Law - Article (Polity & Governance)- (Privacy concerns on Aarogya Setu App, Article 21)
  • The invisible face of the fallout - Article â Article (Social Justice) - (Impact on Women due to Covid-19 pandemic, increased domestic violence cases)
  • Speed of virus infection slows, doubling time rises in 18 States (General Science) - (IMF Report on world growth projections)
  • Question for the Day

20 Apr, 2020

  • Issues in functioning of WHO (International Relations) - (Issues with WHO’s handling of COVID Pandemic)
  • Social Vaccine (Social Issues)- (Effectiveness of social vaccine in handling Pandemics)
  • World Bank - Report on South Asia (Economy) - (Report on economic crisis due to COVID-19 outbreak)
  • Summary
  • Question of the day (Art & Culture)

19 Apr, 2020

  • Features of elearn platform
  • Hydroxychloroquine does not reduce viral load, randomised trial shows (Science & Technology) (Treatment for COVID-19)
  • Will convalescent plasma help COVID-19 patients? (Science & Technology) - (Treatment for COVID-19)
  • RT­PCR only confirmatory test, says govt. (Science & Technology) - (Treatment for COVID-19)
  • Govt. nod mandatory for FDI from neighboring countries (Indian Economy) - (FDI policy of India)
  • View More

18 Apr, 2020

  • RBI to pump in Rs. 1 lakh crore, Helping a lending hand - Editorial, NBFC gets Rs. 50,000 crore liquidity booster, Moratorium period will not count for NPA purpose: RBI, Industry hails RBI move (Economy)
  • A season of change - Editorial (Geography & Environment)
  • Minor Forest Produce in Exemption List - Article (Polity & Governance)
  • A virus, social democracy and dividends for Kerala - Lead Article (Polity & Governance) (Benefits of Social Democracy in Kerala, Welfare State, DPSP)
  • Reference - Institutional fixes and the need for ethical politics (Anti-Defection - 20-03-20) (Polity & Governance)
  • View More

UPSC Prelims 2020 Practice MCQs _ Economy _ Part 1 of 3 _ Rau's IAS

  • Measuring economic growth
  • GDP deflator
  • Economic Liberalisation
  • Trends in government finance
  • Fiscal deficit
  • View More

17 Apr, 2020

  • Categories of Workers – NSO) (Economy) (Trends in employment status)
  • Virtual Reality (Science & Technology)- (Virtual Reality and telemedicine)
  • Reviving Indian Economy (Economy) - (Suggestions for revival of Indian Economy)
  • Depreciation Rupee (Economy) - Reference - (Previous Year Questions on Rupee depreciation)
  • Question of the day (Science)

16 Apr, 2020

  • Outdated data keep 10 crore out of PDS: Economists (Outdated Census Data and National Food Security Act) (Economy)
  • Trump under fire for attacking WHO, Disastrous decision, India Steers clear of WHO row (WHO & World Health Assembly) (International Organizations)
  • Of the places you will go (Pahari Painting Style) (Art and Culture)
  • How pandemics changed the world (Spanish Flu, Black Death, Justinian Plague) (Biology)
  • Thissur Pooram Festival (Art and Culture)
  • View More

15 Apr, 2020

  • Corona Bond - Editorial (International Groupings) (European Union, European Stability Mechanism, European Council, European Commission, European Investment Bank, European Central Bank)
  • U.S. approves two missile deals with India (International Relations) (India-USA deal - Harpoon Block II Air launched missile, Lightweight Torpedoes, Offset Agreements)
  • Economic Liberalisation and its faults - Article (Economy) (Critical Analysis of Economic Liberalisation, Dependence of Import, lack of Manufacture)
  • World Economy to contract by 3% - IMF (Economy) (IMF Report on world growth projections)
  • SoI maps add heft to Aarogya Setu App - (Science & Technology) (Aarogya App, Sahyog App, Survey of India, Geospatial data)
  • View More

14 Apr, 2020

  • Features of elearn platform
  • MGNREGA jobs crash to 1% of normal (Polity & Governance) (Scheme for vulnerable section)
  • Centre may raise loan to pay GST dues to States (Indian Economy (GST compensation to the states )
  • Sacking by subterfuge (Polity & Governance) (Soft power diplomacy)
  • Ambedkar and the Poona Pact (Indian History) (Important International Organisations)
  • View More

13 Apr, 2020

  • Two way interaction on E-Learn
  • Framework of PDS- (Economy) (Enough grains for 9 months)
  • Pattachitra - (Art and Culture) (Heritage crafts village in Odisha wears deserted look)
  • Kalarippayattu - (Art and Culture) (Six microsites to promote Kerala)
  • Martial arts of India- (Art and Culture) (11 held for chopping off Policeman's hand)
  • View More

12 Apr, 2020

  • COVID-19 and Immunity - FAQ (Science & Technology) (Spike Glycoprotein; Envelop Protein; Membrane Protein; Nucleocapsid Protein; Spike binds with ACE2 Receptor)
  • Holdings in Gold Backed Exchange Traded Funds at an all time high (Economy) (Gold based Exchange Traded Fund)
  • State must evolve norms to help labourers return: Gadkari (Economy) (Classification of MSME, UK Sinha Committee)
  • To ease lockdown, what are the options - FAQ (Disaster Management and Governance) (Steps to open National Lockdown, Alternatives)
  • Return of the Native - Leatherback Turtle - Magazine
  • View More

11 Apr, 2020

  • Moratorium on repayment puts NBFCs in a spot (What is NBFC and how they work?) (Economy)
  • Sanitation Tunnel (Bad effects of sanitation tunnel & Sodium Hypochlorite) (Science)
  • Passing of Shanti Hiranand, the Begum Akhtar era is formally over (Thumri, Dadra and Ghazal Indian Art & Culture) (History & Culture)
  • Saudi Russia want oil cuts finalized at G-20 talks (OPEC & OPEC+ Oil Prices) (International Relations)
  • Lives and livelihood (Editorial) Reference

10 Apr, 2020

  • India - Gulf Economic ties (Economy) (Impact of falling crude oil Prices India -Gulf economic ties)
  • COVID Outbreak and Globalization (Economy) (Impact of COVID outbreak on the Course of Globalisation)
  • Long Term Repo Operation (Economy) (Monetary policy tool of RBI)
  • Plasma Therapy (Science) (treatment of COVID-19 Patients)
  • Prelims Revision
  • View More

09 Apr, 2020

  • Financing the pandemic rescue package (Polity & Governance) (Mobilisation of resources)
  • Needed, greater decentralisation of power (Polity & Governance) (Indian Federalism)
  • Importance of soft power is increasing globally (International Relation) (Soft power diplomacy)
  • It's time for the Red Berets (International Relation) (Important International Organisations)
  • Mains Answer Value Addition
  • View More

08 Apr, 2020

  • Gagnyaan Mission (Science and Technology) (Amid Lockdown in Russia, Gaganyaan trainees healthy)
  • Bhilwara Model of containment (Disaster Management) (A Script of action, responsibility and compassion: Edit)
  • Cytokine Response and Cytokine Storm (Science and Technology) (India lifts ban on Hydroxychloroquine )
  • 10 questions posed by the virus (Editorial) (Polity and Governance)
  • Genome Sequencing- (Science and Technology) (Two CSIR labs start virus sequencing)
  • View More

07 Apr, 2020

  • MPLADS Suspended, PM, MPs to take 30% salary cut (Polity & Governance) (MPLADS, Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation)
  • Pench Tiger deaths raises COVI-19 Fears; New York Zoo Tiger tests positive for virus (Environment) (Pench Tiger Reserve)
  • Preparing for SAARC 2.0 - Article (International Relations) (India's leadership Role in Reviving SAARC)
  • Farmers are at their wits' end - Article - (Economy and Social Justice) (Global Food Security amid pandemic)
  • Democracy should not permit a trade-off - Article- (Polity & Governance) (Authoritarian Nature of countries during COVID-19 Pandemic)
  • View More

06 Apr, 2020

  • A niggardliness that is economically unwarranted (Why Economic Package is low?) (Economy)
  • Reducing farm distress during pandemic (Covid Crisis and Agriculture) (Economy)
  • The mystery of low German COVID-19 fatality rates (How some countries fought COVID efficiently) (Case Study)
  • Criticality of community engagement (What community engagement is important?) (Social Issues)
  • India bans export of hydroxychloroquine (Hydroxychloroqunine Medicine) (Science)
  • View More

05 Apr, 2020

  • Falling Crude Oil Prices (Impact of falling crude oil Prices on Oil importing Nations ) (Economy)
  • ICMR - Rulebook on Large Outbreaks (Guidelines on handling the CORONA Outbreak) (Social Issues)
  • Artificial Intelligence for Drug Discovery (Applications of AI) (Science)
  • COVID-19 on Surfaces (Effective disinfectants for cleaning COVID-19 from Solid surfaces) (Science)
  • Prelims Revision
  • View More

04 Apr, 2020

  • NSA invoked against four Indore residents (Polity & Governance) (National Security and Public Order)
  • Capital records wettest March in history, says Met (Indian Geography) (Changing Weather Pattern)
  • Cuban doctors fighting virus around world (International Relation) (Heath Systems across the world)
  • Plea seeks minimum wages for migrant workers (Disaster Management and Social Justice) (Social justice during Disaster Management)
  • Questions on E-Learn
  • View More

03 Apr, 2020

  • Geo­fencing app to locate quarantine violators (Science and Technology)
  • DRDO develops bio suit, sealant for safety gear (Science and Technology)
  • Tablighi Jamaat: on a mission to purify Islam - (Art and Culture) (Reformist Vs Revivalist Movements)
  • Making the private sector care for public health (Social Issues)
  • Safe Forests, Safe People (Social Issues)
  • View More

02 Apr, 2020

  • Centre defines J&K Domicile Rules (Polity & Governance) (New Domicile Rules, The J&K Reorganisation Order, 2020)
  • RBI relaxes Export & Ways and Mean Advances Rules (Economy) ( Including Ad hoc and Treasury Bills)
  • Thinking National, Acting Local Article (Polity & Governance) (Financial powers of NITI Aayog )
  • The Battle to set Oil Prices Article (International Relations) (Energy War between Russia, Saudi Arabia and USA)
  • Indian Defence Export & Import - SIPRI (Defence) (SIPRI report, Decline in Import & Increase in Export of defence equipment)
  • View More

UPSC Prelims 2020 _ MCQs on Current Affairs _ November 2019 Part 1-2 _ Raus IAS

  • Iran's Nuclear Program
  • India Justice Report
  • Minimum Support Prices
  • Nagaland
  • Solar dynamics
  • View More

01 Apr, 2020

  • The cost of cure for COVID-19 (Medicines, IPR and Compulsory License) (Science and Technology)
  • Supreme court upholds the right to discuss COVID-19 (Right to discuss and Media) (Polity and Governance)
  • China clashes with Indonesia's fishing fleets (South China Sea Conflict) (International Relation)
  • China-India celebrate 70 years of diplomatic association (India China Relations) (International Relations)
  • Three quasi-subspecies of virus in circulation in India (COVID-19 VIRUS and India) (General Science)
  • View More

31 Mar, 2020

  • COVID-19 Related Important Themes (Important Themes related to COVID -19 from UPSC perspective)
  • Cauvery River (Indian geography) (Map location - prelims)
  • Forest fires (Environment) (Important Aspects of Forests for prelims)
  • COVID 19 And Food Security (Social Issues) (Impact of CRORNA outbreak on Global Food Supply chains)
  • Questions on E-Learn

30 Mar,2020

  • Deep Void in global leadership (WHO's Functioning amid COVID response) (Social Issues)
  • Deep Void in global leadership (Global collective action against nCOVID-19) (Social Issues)
  • Gallery launches virtual tour of collection (Indian modern Painters) (Art and Culture)
  • US Air Force cancels Red Flag Exercise (many other Defence Exercises) (Defence)
  • Himalayan Ibex a distinct Species (Environment)
  • View More

29 Mar, 2020

  • PM sets up new fund to fight virus - (Polity and Governance)
  • Centre tells States to set up camps for migrant workers (Polity and Governance)
  • Centre plans classes in distance mode - (Polity and Governance)
  • Why has Kerala sought a relaxation of FRBM rules - (Indian economy)
  • All shook up - (Indian economy)
  • View More

28 Mar, 2020

  • India to join Solidarity Drug trial of WHO - Social Issues
  • India to set up Electronic Platform to fight COVID-19 - International Relations
  • Shift upscaling food rationing now - Lead Article - Social Issues
  • RBI Cut rates, allows loan moratorium; RBI's gun boom; Home and Auto EMIs, credit card dues deferred; Liquidity flood gates opened - Economy
  • Arunachal Pradesh tribes revive indigenous lockdown rituals -History & Culture
  • View More

27 Mar, 2020

  • 1.7 lakh crore lockdown package rolled out (Economy)
  • G-20 Commit $5 trillion to combat coronavirus scare (International Organization)
  • Trace, Test, Treat model helps South Korea control virus (Case Study)
  • Of Chinese statistics and Keqiang index (Economy)
  • Speed at which virus spreads is shocking (General Science)
  • View More

26 Mar, 2020

  • RRBs Recapitalization - Economy
  • Measures to Minimize impact of lockdown on poor sections - Economy
  • Why a lockdown of 21 days - Science
  • Traditional new year festivals - Art & Culture
  • Indelible Ink - Economy
  • View More

25 Mar,2020

  • Anti Viral protection of Hand Sanitisers - (Science & Technology)
  • Health preparedness of Indian against COVID-19 (Social issues)
  • Development of Vaccine for COVID-19 - (science & Technology)
  • Administrative measure to be taken to mitigate the shock from COVID-19 - (Polity and Governance)
  • Practice Questions

24 Mar, 2020

  • What is "Flattening the curve”? - (Social Issues)
  • Preventive drug for health care workers cleared - (Social Issues)
  • A pandemic, an economic blow and the big fix (editorial) - (Economic development)
  • Long live the Nations-state - (Polity and Governance)
  • The Maoist trap (reference) - (Social Issues)
  • View More

23 Mar, 2020

  • Lockdown in 80 districts to contain COVID-19 - Polity & Governance
  • Not an unfettered Right - Right to intervene in state's sovereignty - Article - Polity & Governance
  • The perils of an all-out lockdown - Lead Article - Economy
  • Picking up quantum technology baton - Article - Science & Technology
  • Seizure of Afghan meth on high seas - Geography
  • View More

22 Mar, 2020

  • COVID - 19 Vaccine development
  • Schemes for Electronics Sector
  • Olive Ridley Turtle
  • Reunion Islands
  • AYUSH wellness centers under NAM
  • View More

21 Mar, 2020

  • Happiness Report 2020 (Reports and Index)
  • Kalam Nath resigns ahead of floor test in MP (Polity & Governance)
  • Defence procurement draft released (Polity & Governance)
  • Blunting the economic impact of the pandemic (Economy)
  • Crime and Punishment (editorial) (Polity & Governance)
  • View More

20 Mar, 2020

  • Speaker to decide cases of anti-defection within reasonable time frame - Editorial - Polity & Governance
  • Giving Human Rights Commission more teeth - Lead Article- 3. Polity & Governance
  • Challenges for State Universities - Article - Social Issues
  • Rupee breached 75 to a dollar, hits record low - Economy
  • Practice Question

19 Mar, 2020

  • NDRF Preparedness for COVID 19 - (Disaster Management)
  • Judicial Independence- (Editorial, Polity and Governance)
  • Judicial Independence 2 - (Lead Article, Polity and Governance)
  • Call Data Record - (Polity and Governance)
  • Autonomy of Minority Institutions - (Polity and Governance; Indian Society)
  • View More

18 Mar, 2020

  • COVID-19 Testing- (Science and Technology)
  • A case for more Policewomen- (Editorial, Social Issues)
  • Battle ready LCA Tejas takes to the sky- (Science and Technology)
  • POSEIDON (P-8I) - (Science and Technology)
  • Pamban Bridge, Dhanushkodhi- (Geography)
  • View More

17 Mar, 2020

  • RBI's Focus on liquidity is correct (Economy)
  • Closing the gender gap in science (Social Issues)
  • A. From Virtual conferencing to real leadership (International Relations)
  • Clarification
  • Practice Question

UPSC Prelims 2020 Practice MCQs Current Affairs of October 2019 Part 2 of 2

  • Mamallapuram Summit
  • CARICOM
  • BHIM 2.0
  • Purchasing Managers Index
  • Global Competitiveness Index
  • View More

16 Mar, 2020

  • SAARC - Video Conference on COVID 19
  • Electoral Reforms
  • Cinematograph amendment bill 2019
  • Practice Questions

15 Mar, 2020

  • Is the global economy headed for recession - FAQ, COVID-19 hurts textile exports - Economy
  • How does soap use help in tackling COVID-19 - FAQ - Science & Technology
  • MP's panel concerned at Defence fund shortfall - Security
  • Yes Bank & AT1 Bonds - FAQ - Economy
  • Practice Questions (i) SIRT1 Gene (ii) Superhydrophobic coating

Analysis of the Economic Survey 2019-20 Vol 2 | Ch 3, 6, 8 and 9 | Part 4/4 | Rau's IAS

  • Basic Details about Balance of Payment (BoP)
  • Trends in Balance of Payment (BoP)
  • Top 5 Exports and Export Destinations
  • Trends in Merchandise Exports from India
  • Top 5 Imports and Major Exporters to India
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UPSC Prelims 2020 Practice MCQs Environment, Ecology & Biodiversity Part 2 of 2 Rau's IAS

  • Edible-Nest Swiftlet
  • Sangai Deer
  • Wild Water Buffalo
  • Panna, Nokerek and Panchmarhi
  • Simlipal TIger Reserve
  • View More

14 Mar, 2020

  • Essential Commodities Act 1955 - polity
  • Floor test and no confidence motion -Polity
  • Temples of Critical thinking (Article) - Social Issues
  • Puducherry LG - Govt Tussle - Reference - Eco
  • Practice Questions

13 Mar, 2020

  • Road Safety - Polity and governance
  • Failure of OPEC Plus Deal - IR
  • Social Media Regulation - Polity and Governance
  • Currency Swap - Indian Economy
  • Environment Impact Assessment - Environment
  • View More

12 Mar, 2020

  • Ruling against Judicial Transparency - Polity & Governance
  • Madras HC Judgement on role of Lt. Governor in Puducherry - Polity & Governance
  • Economic Uncertainty rises - Indian Economy
  • COVID-19 now a Pandemic - Social Issues
  • States asked to Invoke Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 - Polity & Governance
  • View More

09 Mar, 2020

  • Missing at birth (Social Issues)
  • Having an ear to adivasi ground (Social Issues)
  • Though hunters lose interest in red panda, traps still snare endangered mammals (Environment and Ecology)
  • Clarification-1 (No green shoots of a revival in sight) (Economy)
  • Practice Questions

08 Mar, 2020

  • Sexual harassment at Workplace Act 2013 - Social Issues
  • Centre invites bids for BPCL sale - Economy
  • ECI unveils roadmap for reforms - Polity and Governance
  • Practice Questions

07 Mar, 2020

  • Centre cannot brand organisations political: SC - Polity & Governance
  • SC upholds 2018 order on land acquisition - Polity & Governance
  • India joins Indian Ocean Commission as Observer - International Relations
  • Financial Crisis at YES Bank, RBI provides Reconstruction Scheme
  • Delimitation panel for J&K, Northeastern states set up - Polity & Governance
  • View More

UPSC Prelims 2020 Practice MCQs | Environment, Ecology & Biodiversity | Part 1 of 2 | Rau's IAS

  • 13th COP of Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS)
  • 25th COP of UNFCCC (Madrid)
  • Ramsar Convention
  • UNDP
  • Environment Impact Assessment
  • View More

06 Mar, 2020

  • 104th Constitutional Amendment Act , 2020 - Polity
  • Suspension and expulsion of MPs - Polity
  • Sedition - should it be scrapped? (Article) - Polity
  • Freedom in the world report 2020 - Polity
  • Saroglitazar for NASH - Science
  • View More

UPSC Prelims 2020 Practice MCQs Current Affairs of October 2019 Part 1 of 2

  • Indo - Pacific regional dialogue
  • Green Bonds
  • Domestic systemically Important banks (D-SIBs)
  • International Monetary Fund – Quotas
  • Zero budget natural farming
  • View More

05 Mar, 2020

  • Non proliferation of Nuclear weapons treaty - NPT - IR
  • Ban on Cryptocurrencies Revoked - Economy
  • Merger of Banks - Analysis - Economy
  • WTO - Appellate Body - Mains Question - Economy
  • Afghan deal - IR
  • View More

04 Mar, 2020

  • Interlinking of Rivers in India - (Environment)
  • Farm Loan waiver - (Economy)
  • Black Carbon - (Environment)
  • CVC and CIC - (Polity and Governance)
  • Office of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights - (International Relations)
  • View More

03 Mar, 2020

  • Problems of Nuclear reactor (Article) - Economy
  • Sanction for prosecution (Article) - Polity
  • State funding of elections - polity
  • Purchasing manager's index and IIP - Economy
  • Pension scheme for traders, shopkeepers and self employed - Economy
  • View More

02 Mar, 2020

  • US-Taliban peace deal and India (International Relation)
  • Whither tribunal independence (Polity and Governance)
  • Water crisis looms large in Himalayan, region finds study (Environment & Ecology)
  • India is host to 457 migratory fauna, shows latest CMS list (Environment & Ecology)
  • Practice Question

1 Mar, 2020

  • US Strikes a deal with Taliban to end 18-year long Afghan War - International Relations
  • PM Modi launches 10,000 Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) - Indian Economy
  • Astronomers discover 17 new planets - Science & Technology
  • Presence of Colistin resistant bacteria of food origin in gut - Science & Technology
  • Bringing back Cheetahs will be a big challenge - LACONES - Environment
  • View More

29 Feb, 2020

  • Changes made in Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana - Economy
  • (i) Growth slows to 4.7% in Q3 (ii) Core Sector grows 2.2% - Economy
  • States lethargy among cough syrup poisoning (Diethylene Glycol) - Article
  • Regional Bonding - Editorial - International Relations
  • Karnataka to allocate funds for Kalsa-Banduri Project - Environment
  • View More

Analysis of the Economic Survey 2019-20 | Ch 7 & 10 | Part 3/4 | Rau's IAS

  • Agriculture and Food Management
  • Trends in contribution of Agriculture to India's GDP
  • Trends in Growth rates of Agriculture
  • Trends in Gross Capital Formation in Agriculture
  • Trends in Cropping Pattern
  • View More

28 Feb, 2020

  • Mekong - Ganga cooperation
  • Chief of defence staff - Analysis
  • Aadhar - performance in Welfare schemes
  • Practice Question

27 Feb, 2020

  • When to call army? (Polity & Governance)
  • Cabinet gives clearance for Technical Textile Mission (Indian Economy)
  • Assam at the centre of fresh border row (Polity & Governance)
  • In Rakhigarhi, anxiety trumps history (History and Culture)
  • Still no finality, the third time round (Ref-1) (Polity & Governance)
  • View More

26 Feb, 2020

  • Rights, Duties and Constitution
  • Blue Dot Network
  • None of the above NOTA in elections
  • Apache and Seahawk helicopters
  • Practice Questions

25 Feb, 2020

  • The unassailable key words for judiciary (Article) - Polity & Governance
  • Is Praise of PM a bad idea?
  • Why is an independent judiciary important for democratic country
  • Salient features of judicial independence in Indian Constitution
  • Possible erosion of Judicial independence
  • View More

UPSC Prelims 2020 Practice MCQs Current Affairs of September 2019 Part 2 of 2 Rau's IAS

  • RBI Report on External debt
  • RBI - Report on State Finances
  • PMC crisis - Deposit Insurance and credit guarantee corporation
  • PMC crisis - Cooperative Banks
  • Infrastructure Investment Trust
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24 Feb, 2020

  • Demographic dividend - challenges and solution (Article) - economy
  • Subterranean fish of Meghalaya - Env
  • Need for Reservation for SC ( Article ) - Polity
  • Payyanur and Freedom struggle - History
  • Olive Ridley turtles - Env
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23 Feb, 2020

  • Government eyes Public Private Fund to give R&D a shot in arm - Science&Technology
  • 4 Banks under PCA being monitored - Indian Economy
  • Implementation challenges in PMMVY - Social Issues
  • Tardy pace of farm schemes- PM KISAN and KCC Scheme - Indian Economy
  • GSI denies reports on Gold Deposits in UP - Indian Geography
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22 Feb, 2020

  • India - USA
  • Road Safety
  • FATF - Grey listing - reference
  • Criminalisation of politics - reference
  • India - Maldives - reference
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Analysis of the Economic Survey 2019-20 | Ch 2, 4 & 5 | Part 2/4 | Rau's IAS

  • Fiscal Developments
  • Basic Understanding about Public Finances- Revenue and Capital Account
  • Macro-view of Public Finances
  • Fiscal Developments in Revenue and Capital Account
  • Economic Survey recommendations on Efficient management of Public Finances
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21 feb, 2020

  • Gearing up to fight the next big viral outbreak (Disaster Management, Social Issues)
  • Vacant SEZ land to be used for affordable housing: Awhad (Economic Development)
  • AR Rahman's NGO get FCRA license (Polity and Governance)
  • Trump Card (Reference-1) (International Relations)
  • ART of life (Reference-2) (Polity and Governance, Social Issues)
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20 Feb, 2020

  • Cabinet Mission Plan - (Modern History)
  • India US trade deal - (International Relations)
  • India's Defence Framework - (Security)
  • 22nd Law Commission - (Polity and Governance)
  • ART Regulation Bill 2020 - (Social Issues)
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19 Feb, 2020

  • Mayor and Urban Local Body (Article) - Polity
  • Innovations in healthcare sector (Article) - Social Issues
  • Impact of US Trade Action (Article) - Economy
  • Panchayat By-polls - polity
  • Food grains Production Trends - Economy
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18 Feb, 2020

  • Issue with Central Armed Police Forces
  • State of India's Birds report 2020
  • RBI Long term Repo Operations
  • SC - Permanent Commission for Women Army officers
  • Practice Questions

17 Feb, 2020

  • In Political micro-targeting, the Vulnerable Indian Voters - Polity & Governance
  • RBI's Consumer Confidence Survey - Indian Economy
  • Wayanad Tiger Reserve Proposal fails to find favour - Environment
  • Poll Panel working on remote voting system - Polity & Governance
  • ISRO readies for the launch of GISAT-1- Science & Technology
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UPSC Prelims 2020 Practice MCQs - Current Affairs of September 2019 - Part 1 of 2 - Rau's IAS

  • UN Climate Action Summit
  • Great Indian Bustard
  • Microplastics
  • Blob
  • Access to the internet
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16 Feb, 2020

  • Shah Faesal booked under Public Safety Act - Security
  • ISRO to launch 10 EO Satellites in 2020-21 - Science & Technology
  • Radio aids revival of dying tribal language - Asur - Geography
  • Urban Heat Islands in India - Environment
  • Why has LPG Prices seen a sharp rise? - FAQ - Economy
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15 Feb, 2020

  • Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 and Pangolin - (Environment)
  • Criminalisation of Politics - (Polity and Governance)
  • Adjusted Gross Revenue (Reference) - (Economy)
  • One Asia Two Perspectives (Clarification)
  • Practice Questions

Analysis of the Economic Survey 2019-20 Chapter 1: State of Indian Economy (Part 1 of 4)

  • Brief details about the World Economy in 2019-20
  • Trends in India's GDP Growth Rates
  • Trends in contribution of Different Sectors to India's GDP
  • Major Drivers of India's GDP in 2019-20
  • Decoding India's Slowdown: Drag of Financial Sector on Real Estate
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14 Feb, 2020

  • Medical Devices Amendment Rules 2020 - Polity
  • USTR removes India from Developing Countries list - Economy
  • Konark Sun temple - Art & Culture
  • The Future of Earth report 2020 - Env
  • Towards a new world order ( Article) - Economy
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13 Feb, 2020

  • Rajasthan seeks higher Central Assistance for Water Scheme - Polity & Governance
  • Bill to regulate pesticide business gets green light - Polity & Governance
  • Awareness Drill - 2nd BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise - Security
  • Cabinet clears Major Ports Authority Bill - Polity & Governance
  • Nutrition and Budget's fine print - (Article) - Social Issues
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12 Feb, 2020

  • Delhi's Education Model (Article) - polity
  • Lokpal - Need and issues in implementation (Article) - Polity
  • Manual Scavenging - Social Justice
  • Gig Economy - economy
  • Bill to amend ST list - polity
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11 Feb, 2020

  • Reservation as right (Polity and Governance)
  • Safeguarding the delta (Polity and Governance)
  • Supreme Court upholds changes to SC/ST atrocities law (Polity and Governance)
  • US nod for sale of air defence system to India (Science and Technology)
  • Review court can refer questions to larger bench (Polity and Governance)
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10 Feb, 2020

  • Refugee Policy of India - (International Relations)
  • Human Trafficking in India - (Social Issues)
  • Medical Termination of Pregnancy - (Social Issues)
  • Cheetah Reintroduction (Reference) - (Environment)
  • Bodo Accord (Reference) - (Polity and Governance)
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09 Feb, 2020

  • Keep agri, dairy products out of US trade deal - International Relations
  • Modi flags Tamil concerns to Mahinda - International Relations
  • West Bengal growing Arsenic Resistant rice - Environment
  • Loktak Lake- Sunday Magazine- Environment
  • Polo's first ponies - Sunday Magazine - Culture
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07 Feb, 2020

  • India, African countries resolve to fight terror - Lucknow Declaration - (International relations)
  • India to study Air Corridors with Central Asian countries - (International relations)
  • For a Data Firewall - Editorial - (Science & technology)
  • Listening to the call of the Informal - Lead Article - Economy
  • Panel suggests steps to curb child porn - Social Issues
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UPSC Prelims 2020 Practice MCQs (24-Jan) from Indian Polity & Constitution - Part 3 of 4

  • Removal of Judges of Supreme Court
  • Jurisdiction of Supreme Court
  • Judicial Review
  • Governor
  • State legislature
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Analysis of Union Budget 2020-21 ( Part -II)

  • Initiatives for the Financial Sector
  • Initiatives for improving Governance
  • Taxation Proposals
  • Budget at a glance
  • Analysis of the Budget

06 Feb, 2020

  • Trust formed for Ram Temple Construction: PM - Polity & Governance
  • Purifying Water - Editorial - Environment
  • Course correction for Speaker's Office - Article - Polity & Governance
  • Fashioning the Framework of a New India - Lead Article - Economy
  • Co-operative Banks to come under RBI purview - Economy
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05 Feb, 2020

  • Continuity and fiscal follow-through (Economy)
  • Navy to the rescue (International Relations/Organisation)
  • A case of maritime presence adrift (International Organisation)
  • Beyond Preparedness (Disaster Management)
  • Practice Questions

04 Feb, 2020

  • Camel in the tent (Article) - Social Issues
  • Towards Cooperative Federalism (Article) - Polity and Governance
  • Locust Swarms - Environment
  • NCOV, sate calamity in Kerala - Disaster Management
  • Practice Questions

Analysis of Union Budget 2020-21 (Part-1)

  • Importance of Budget from the UPSC Perspective
  • Important Themes of the Union Budget
  • Agriculture, Irrigation and Rural Development
  • Wellness, Water and Sanitation
  • Education and Skills
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Prelims Target 2020 August Part 2

  • Land degradation fund
  • Bonn Challenge
  • Ocean and Climate platform
  • Amazon fund
  • WTO Developing Countries
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3 Feb, 2020

  • Falling short of aspirations (Article) - Economy
  • Budget's blurred social sector vision (Article) - economy
  • Archeological sites as Iconic Tourist sits - Culture
  • Global Misery Index - Economy
  • Flame throated Bulbul - Env
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02 Feb, 2020

  • Booster Shot & Theme of Union Budget 2020-21 - Economy
  • No more Double Taxation on Dividend - Economy
  • Affordable Housing gets a leg up - Economy
  • Steep Increase in customs duty to keep Chinese toys out of reach
  • State's Tax share to stay at 42% - Economy
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1 Feb, 2020

  • Wealth creation - (Economy)
  • Entrepreneurship and Wealth Creation (Economy)
  • Government intervention hindering free market (Economy)
  • Network Products Export (Economy)
  • Ease of Doing Business (Economy)
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31 Jan, 2020

  • Environmental Flow Norms for Ganga - Environment and Ecology
  • Artificial Ripening of fruits - General Science
  • Brexit - International Issues
  • Practice Questions

UPSC Prelims 2020 Practice MCQs (17-Jan-20Part - 2) from Indian Polity & Constitution

  • Previous Year Questions - President, Prime Minister & Council of Ministers
  • President
  • President
  • Prime Minister & Council of Ministers
  • Council of Ministers
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30 Jan, 2020

  • Time limit on anticipatory bail violates personal liberty: SC - Polity & Governance
  • Cabinet nod for raising abortion limit to 24 weeks - Social Issues
  • A mindset problem - Editorial - Economy
  • Time to prioritise Education & Health - Lead Article - Social Issues
  • Will Trump's peace plan help resolve Israel-Palestine crisis - Editorial - International Relations
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29 Jan, 2020

  • 10 more Ramsar Wetland sites - Env
  • Reintroduction of Cheetah - Env
  • Bhakt Ramsadu - History
  • Reorganisation of railway board (Article) - Economy
  • The continuing theme of uncertainty (Article) - I.R
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28 Jan,2020

  • Utility of Legislative Councils - (Polity)
  • Criminalisation of Politics - (Polity)
  • Bodo Accord - (Internal Security)
  • Merits of Bt Cotton - (Science and Tech)
  • Air India Divestment (Reference) - (Economy)
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27 Jan, 2020

  • Four stages of constitutional interpretation (Article) - Polity
  • Hypersonic Glide Vehicle - Avangard (Article) - Science
  • Oslo Accord 1993 - I.R
  • Financial Action Task Force (Article) - I.R
  • MGNREGA - Issues and achievements - Economy
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25 Jan, 2020

  • Cane farmers flag Brazil's WTO Case against India - Economy
  • Justice for Rohingya - Editorial - International Institutions
  • Centre seeks to revamp childcare scheme in urban areas - Social Issues
  • Fifty years on, new fears for repatriates - Article - International Relations
  • Aspirants with criminal past should not get ticket, EC tells SC - Polity & Governance
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24 Jan, 2020

  • Will the Budget suspend the FRBM's fiscal deficit goals - Economy
  • Corruption Perception Index - International Organisations and Indices
  • Budgeting for jobs, skilling and economic revival - Economy
  • Sagarmatha Dialogue - International Relations
  • Practice Questions

UPSC Prelims 2020 Practice MCQs (24-Jan) from Current Affairs August 2019 – Part 1 of 2 Rau's IAS

  • INF Treaty
  • Coalition for disaster resilient Infrastructure
  • IMPRINT India
  • Fermi Bubbles
  • Eastern economic Forum
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23 Jan, 2020

  • Ending Inaction- SC Judgement on Anti-Defection (Editorial) - Polity & Governance
  • Think Climate Change Action, act Glocal - Environment & Biodiversity
  • Myanmar's growing dependence on China - International Relations
  • Vyommitra- Humanoid Robot for Gaganyaan Project - Science & Technology
  • The Flawed spin to India's cotton story - Science & Technology
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22 Jan, 2020

  • Bilateral Investment Treaty- (Economy)
  • Freedoms Under article 19 - (Polity and Governance)
  • Thirty Meter Telescope - (Science and Tech)
  • Electoral Bonds - (Polity and Governance)
  • Practice Questions

21 Jan, 2020

  • Naga-Kuki Truce - Security, Social Issues
  • NEAT Platform - Social Issues
  • Su 30- MKI - Science and tech
  • Universal Health Coverage - Social issues
  • Practice Questions

20 Jan, 2020

  • Governor - Position and Powers (Article) - Polity
  • Make In India - Reasons for failure (Article) - Economy
  • K-4 Ballistic Missile and Nuclear submarines - Science and tech
  • Irrawaddy Dolphin and Chilika Lake - Env
  • Lone eagle sighted in Andhra Pradesh - Env
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19 Jan, 2020

  • Australian Bushfires - Environment
  • Stagflation - Economy
  • Coronavirus - Science and Technology
  • Article 131 (Reference) - Polity and Governance
  • Practice Questions

18 Jan, 2020

  • National E-Mobility Mission Plan - Science and Technology
  • GSAT - 30 - Science and Technology
  • National Cyber Forensic Lab - Security Issues
  • Indo-US Relations - Blue Dot Network
  • Practice Questions

UPSC Prelims 2020 Practice MCQs (17-Jan) from Current Affairs July 2019 – Part 2 of 2 Rau's IAS

  • Generalized System of Preferences
  • BRICS - PARTNIR
  • 5G Communications Technology
  • Overseas Bonds
  • Partial Credit Guarantee Scheme
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17 Jan, 2020

  • USA and China Sign Phase-I of the Trade Deal - International Relations
  • No SC Relief to the Telecom Operators - Indian Economy
  • India to invite Imran Khan for SCO Meet - International Relations
  • Bru Refugees to be settled in Tripura - Social Issues
  • Telecommunication Consumer Education and Protection Fund - Indian Economy
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15 Jan, 2020

  • Kerala Govt. challenges CAA - Article 131 & 256 - Polity & Governance
  • Hallmarking made must for Gold Jewellery - Economy & Polity
  • Theological Thicker - Article 25 & 26 - Editorial - Polity & Governance
  • The long wait for empowered Mayors - Lead Article - Polity & Governance
  • The risk of a Domino Effect - Article - International Relations
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UPSC Prelims 2020 Practice MCQs (13-Jan-20-Part - 2) from Indian Polity & Constitution Rau's IAS

  • Salient Features of Indian Constitution
  • Preamble
  • Fundamental Rights
  • Directive Principles of State Policy
  • Directive Principles of State Policy
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14 Jan, 2020

  • Surrogacy Bill 2019 -(Polity and Governance)
  • Consumer Price Index and Wholesale Price Index - (Economy)
  • Competition Commission of India - (Economy)
  • Apache and Chinook Helicopters - (Science and Tech)
  • Raisina Dialogue - (International Relations)
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UPSC Prelims 2020 Practice MCQs (13-Jan-20/Part - 1) from Current Affairs and Static Rau's IAS

  • Law Commission
  • HT BT Cotton
  • S-400 Triumf
  • NASA's PUNCH and TRACERS Missions
  • 4th Tiger Census
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13 Jan, 2020

  • Religious Freedom vs. Right to equality (Article) - Polity
  • Bojjanakkonda and INTAC - History
  • Under five mortality - Social Issues
  • Right to property - Polity
  • Kaziranga National Park - Environment
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12 Jan, 2020

  • Genome Mapping of Indian Cobra (FAQ) - Science & Technology
  • How is the Iranian air crash being probed? (FAQ) - International Relations
  • Indian Ocean Dipole and its impact on weather (FAQ) - Geography
  • Biotechnology Sector- Present Scenario, Challenges and Government Initiatives - Indian Economy
  • Carbon Sequestration: Species-rich Forests offer stable Carbon Capture - Environment & Biodiversity
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11 Jan, 2020

  • RBI Chalks out financial inclusion strategy for 2024 (Economy)
  • SC tells govt. to review orders curbing basic rights in J&K (Polity & Governance)
  • Human rights are not solely an internal matter (International Organisation)
  • All set for water bird census in AP (Environment & Ecology)
  • A health emergency (Polio) (Social Issues-Health)
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10 Jan, 2020

  • Pyrolysis - Science & Technology
  • Declare Goa sanctuaries as Tiger Reserves: Activists - Environment
  • Panel approves scheme to trade in forest - Environment
  • U.P. tops lists in crime against women - Social Issues
  • What is the state of 'Open Source' in India today? (Article)
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09 Jan, 2020

  • Coal Sector Reforms and Benefits - Indian Economy
  • Gas Based Economy and North East Gas Grid - Indian Economy
  • The Indian Constitution unitary tilt (Article)- Polity & Governance
  • Indian National Defence University- Internal Security
  • Practice Questions

08 Jan, 2020

  • Model Code of Conduct becomes applicable in Delhi - Polity & Governance
  • Privy Purse Abolition - Polity & Governance
  • State reverses decision on APMCs - Economy
  • Govt. projects slower GDP Growth - Economy
  • It is up to States to provide 10% Quota - Polity & Governance
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GS Paper III Mains 2019 Question Analysis

  • Cross-border movement of insurgents is only One Security challenges to policing the border in North-East India. Examine various challenges currently emanating across the India-Myanmar border . Discuss the steps to counter the challenges.

07 Jan, 2020

  • Indian Data Relay Satellite System - Science
  • DigiLocker and Digital India - Economy
  • Tulu language and 8th schedule (Article) - Polity
  • State can regulate minority institutions - Polity
  • Jallikattu - Polity
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06 Jan, 2020

  • Iraqi MP vote to expel US troops - International Relations
  • Scoring a foreign policy self goal - Article - International Relations
  • Spotting an opportunity in changing fundamentals - Article - Economy
  • Iran dumps nuclear pact, says it won't respect limits - International Relations
  • Karnataka's Challakere to be ISRO's astronaut training hub - Science & Technology
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05 Jan, 2020

  • WHO prequalifies Serum's low cost pneumococcal vaccine (Science & Tech)
  • Tussle over Belagavi (Polity & Governance)
  • Kerala to take more cover under Miyawaki forests (Environment & Ecology)
  • Elegy to Elephanta (Art & Culture)
  • Chilika May host over 1 million birds (Environment & Ecology)
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04 Jan, 2020

  • All India Judicial Services- Need, Benefits and Concerns - Polity & Governance
  • Tensions in West Asia- Iran Vs USA - International Relations
  • Practice Questions

04 Jan, 2020

  • All India Judicial Services- Need, Benefits and Concerns - Polity & Governance
  • Tensions in West Asia- Iran Vs USA - International Relations
  • Practice Questions

03 Jan, 20

  • Standard Health Insurance Policy - Social Issues
  • Bharat Bond - Economy
  • Decline of US Hegemony - International Relation
  • Swachh Survekshan Survey- Social Issues
  • DRDO Young Scientist Labs
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02 Jan, 2020

  • Impact of domestic policies on foreign relations - International Relation
  • Reorganisation of Energy Sector - Energy
  • National Infrastructure Pipeline - Infrastructure
  • Gaganyaan and Chandrayaan 3 - Gaganyaan
  • Invasive Alien species - Invasive species
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31 Dec, 2019

  • SDG India Index 2019 - Economy
  • India State of Forest report 2019 - Environment
  • Operation Twist - Economy
  • Carbon Tax - Environment
  • Practice Questions

GS Paper II Mains 2019 Question Analysis

  • Implementation of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) based projects/programmes usually suffers in terms of certain vital factors. Identify these factors and suggest measures for their effective implementation.

30 Dec, 2019

  • India needs a bottom up growth model (Article) - Economy
  • Good governance Index (Article) - Polity
  • Only 30% funds spent under Poshan Abhiyaan - Social Issues
  • Humane and autonomous police (Article) - Polity
  • Tiger reserves of Madhya Pradesh - Env
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GS Paper III Mains 2019 Question Analysis

  • Coastal sand mining, whether legal or illegal, poses one of the biggest threats to our environment. Analyse the impact of sand mining along the Indian coasts, citing specific examples.

29 Dec, 2019

  • Present Economic Slowdown: Cyclical or Structural? - Indian Economy
  • Directive on Foreigner Detention Centres (FDCs) - Polity & Governance
  • Protecting Minors - Polity & Governance
  • Different approach to address Malnutrition - Social Issues
  • Concept of Biomarkers and Potential Applications - Science & Technology
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GS Paper II Mains 2019 Question Analysis

  • Too little cash, too much politics, leaves UNESCO fighting for life. Discuss the statement in the light of US withdrawal and its accusation of the cultural body as being anti-Israel bias.

28 Dec, 2019

  • Impact of recession on revenues
  • Interstate River Water Dispute
  • Chief of Defence Staff
  • Kalaripayattu
  • Pulicat lake and Flamingos
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GS Paper 1 Mains 2019 Question Analysis

  • Highlight the Central Asian and Greco Bactrian elements in the Gandhara art.

27 Dec, 2019

  • Issues with Data Protection Bill - Polity and Governance
  • Annual Solar Eclipse - Science
  • Reforms in Railways - Economy
  • Locust Attack - Economy- Agriculture
  • Practice Question 1 - Typhoon Phanfone - Geography
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GS Paper III Mains 2019 Question Analysis

  • Cross-border movement of insurgents is one of the several security challenges to policing the border in North-East India. Examine the challenges emanating across the India-Myanmar border. Discuss the steps to counter the challenges.

26 Dec, 2019

  • RBI report - Banking sector - Data Point - Economy
  • Green Bonds - Economy
  • Cancer Study - Social Issues
  • Global gender Gap Report - Economic Development
  • Atal Bhujal Yojana - Environment
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