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ISRO’s World Record PSLV C37 Launch: Top 10 Facts You Should Know

ISRO on February 15, 2017, created history and world record by successfully launching 104 satellites on a single mission. India overtook the previous record of 37 satellites launched (by Russia in 2014).  The satellites were launched using launch vehicle of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) – PSLV C37. ISRO’s PSLV C37 Launch: …

What is Economic Survey?

Economic Survey contains the most authoritative and updated source of data on India’s economy. It is usually presented a day before the Union Budget is presented in the Parliament. In this post, we bring answers to the most repeated queries about Economic Survey. What is Economic Survey? Economic Survey is …

Technical Services vs Non-Technical Services: Medical Standards

The services within the Civil Services Examination have been grouped into Technical and Non-Technical categories. Technical Services require special medical status in terms of vision, height, chest, chest expansion etc. Technical services: Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS) Indian Police Service (IPS) Delhi Andaman and Nicobar Police Service (DANIPS) Pondicherry Police Service …

UPSC CSE Mains 2016 Essay Question Paper

Dear aspirants, please find the UPSC Civil Services Exam (Mains) 2016 Essay Question Paper below. You can download the same as a PDF using the print-pdf button on the left/bottom. UPSC CSE Mains 2016 Essay Question Paper Instructions: Write two essays, choosing one from each of the following Section A and B, …

Now Download ClearIAS Notes as PDF for FREE!

Good news! It’s now easier for readers to download online study materials from ClearIAS. We have added new download links in ClearIAS website, right in the menu bar itself. Readers can now download ClearIAS notes as PDF for free! What’s new? Yes, online study materials published in ClearIAS.com were always free …

First World War (1914-1918): Causes and Consequences

First World War (World War I) is considered as one of the largest wars in history. The world’s great powers assembled in two opposing alliances: the Allies (British Empire, France and the Russian Empire) versus the Central Powers (Germany and Austria-Hungary). WWI lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918. The Two Groups: Allies vs …