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)
  • Indias disease surveillance system needs a reboot (Ref-2)
  • Question of the day

Prelims Quiz


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    At the fourth BRICS Summit in New Delhi (2012), the leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa considered the possibility of setting up a new Development Bank to mobilize resources for infrastructure and sustainable development projects in BRICS and other emerging economies, as well as in developing countries. They directed Finance Ministers to examine the feasibility and viability of this initiative, to set up a joint working group for further study, and to report back by the next Summit in 2013.

    • BRICS
    • New Development Bank - NDB
    • Fortaleza BRICS Summit
    • NDB’s Articles of Agreement
    • NDB’s General Strategy Document



    Amid the COVID­19 lock­down, two community specific groups have renewed their opposition to the permanent settlement of Bru refugees from Mizoram in Tripura.

    • Permanent settlement of Bru Refugees in Tripura
    • Internal displacement of Brus
    • Origin of crisis
    • Retaliation by Brus
    • Bru National Liberation Front
    • Efforts for repatriation of Brus

    Vaishnavi H P 6 months ago

    In second question of quiz, option 2 must be right because NDB was established as per the Fortaliza agreement. In 5th summit it was only agreed upon.


    Anurag 6 months ago

    Question 02 needs correction as both option 1 and option 2 are correct.

    Rajnish Kumar Jha 6 months ago

    NDB establishment agreement was formally signed in 6th BRICS summit fortlaza (2014), in 2013 members only agreed upon.


    Sanjay singh patel 6 months ago

    I think option 1 and 2 both are correct.

    Ayan Das 6 months ago

    I feel the option 2 will be correct only,as it came in existance during in 2015 that held a meeting with russia with the board of governors of the NDB.So it came in existance on 2015 as a legal entitiy.(Do let me know if the point of view is wrong or right)

    Niharika 6 months ago

     It was 7th ufa summit when NBD come into existence as legal entity. 

    Amandeep Singh 6 months ago

    Kindly mark correct answers as marking wrong answers can prove to be vey detrimental for students. This is the 3rd wrongly answered question just in a short span of 2 days.

    Please keep the reputation of DNS intact.

    Keshav Raghav 6 months ago

    NDB was established vis a vis Fortaleza Declaration.

    DNS kindly ensure clarity in such questions as the answer is a bit more confusing with that Dublin Meet Point inserted in the explanation.

    Yashmeet singh 6 months ago

    very helpful DNS of every day, thanks for ur this effort for making our study easy and up to date.