Daily News Updates

Aeroplanes may be affecting ozone, monsoon

August 17, 2017

According to a study by researchers, Aeroplanes may be ejecting significant amounts of black carbon (BC) and this may be depleting the ozone layer. Researchers now have evidence of these particles existing up to 18 km into the stratosphere and there are about 10,000 of them in every cubic centimetre.

Assam, Manipur can now decide on AFSPA

August 17, 2017

The Union Home Ministry is set to give up its power to impose the ‘disturbed areas’ tag on Assam and Manipur.

MasterCard mulls using blockchain tech

August 17, 2017

Mastercard is working on a network that can incorporate the benefits of blockchain technology while meeting the requirements of a globally distributed financial network.

U.K. to seek ‘temporary customs union’

August 17, 2017

As UK leaves the EU and therefore the customs union, it has sought a new customs arrangement that facilitates the freest and most frictionless trade possible in goods between the U.K. and the EU, and allows to forge new trade relationships with India and other partners in Europe and around the world.

India moves to revive TAPI gas pipeline

August 17, 2017

India will host the next steering committee meeting of the proposed 1,814 kilometre-long Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline.

Centre’s eBiz initiative stutters

August 17, 2017

Even after 4 years of its launch, the centre’s eBiz is struggling to become fully operational. eBiz project was unveiled in 2013 to serve as online, single-point entry for investors looking to set up a business anywhere in the country.

A hasty order

August 17, 2017

The Securities and Exchange Board of India recently imposed trading restrictions on 331 companies suspected of being shell entities.

‘Why can’t the government provide a higher income for farmers?

August 17, 2017

Background: The introduction of high-yielding varieties of seeds after 1965 and the increased use of fertilizers and irrigation are known collectively as the Green Revolution, which provided the increase in production needed to make India self-sufficient in food grains, thus improving agriculture in India.

India moves to revive TAPI gas pipeline

August 17, 2017

Summary: India will host the next steering committee meeting of the proposed 1,814 kilometer-long Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline.

Maharashtra’s Law on Social Boycott

August 17, 2017

Summary: The Maharashtra Prohibition of People from Social Boycott (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2016, received Presidential assent last month, paving the way for its implementation. The new law disallows social boycott in the name of caste, community, religion, rituals or customs. The law targets the pernicious practice of informal caste panchayats or dominant sections using ostracism as a means of enforcing social conformity.

In South Asia, be the Un-China

August 17, 2017

Summary In June, Indian forces crossed an established border between the state of Sikkim and the Tibet Autonomous Region in reaction to China building roads through territory claimed by both China and the Kingdom of Bhutan.

Doklam, China’s Strategic Calculus and India’s Policy Options

August 12, 2017

Summary: Since the beginning of June, Indian and Chinese troops have been facing off across a small meadow called Turning Point at the end of that very valley — an 89 square kilometre pasture called the Doklam plateau, which is claimed by China

A gathering crisis: the need for groundwater regulation

August 11, 2017

Summary: India, with 2.5% of global landmass, has 4% of the world’s freshwater resources.

Let’s talk about a supplemental income

August 10, 2017

Summary: A lot has been discussed about the Universal Basic Income (UBI) and its applicability to India.

CGPSC Recruitment

June 05, 2017

Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC) invites Online Application for 05 Lecturer & Librarian in Village Industries Department.

TSPSC Recruitment

June 05, 2017

Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC) invites application for the post of 546 Lecturer in Residential Degree Colleges(women). Apply Online before 24 June 2017.

TNPSC Recruitment 2017

June 05, 2017

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) invites application for the post of 03 Assistan Commissioner. Apply Online before 28 June 2017.

TNPSC Recruitment

June 05, 2017

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) invites application for t Automobile Engineer. Apply Online before 21 June 2017.

TNPSC Recruitment

June 05, 2017

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) invites application for the post of 13 Assistant Professor.

SSC Recruitment 2017

June 05, 2017

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) invites applications for the post of Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGL), 2017 in different categories of posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organisations.

SPSC Recruitment 2017

June 05, 2017

Sikkim Public Service Commission invites Application for the post of Nepali Translator