The Indian Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) Programme is an attempt to develop and to use a multi-layered ballistic missile defence system to protect from ballistic missile attacks. The India's decision to develop Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) was introduced in the light of the ballistic missile … [Read more...] about India’s Ballistic Missile Defence System: Why should we need it?
Archives for February 2017
Universal Basic Income (UBI): Everything you need to know
Economic Survey for the year 2016-17 has an entire chapter dedicated to the discussion on Universal Basic Income (UBI). In this article let us try to understand the concept of Universal Basic Income, why it is needed, what are the challenges in its implementation and other related issues. What is … [Read more...] about Universal Basic Income (UBI): Everything you need to know
UPSC Civil Services Exam 2017 Notification is out!
So here comes the notification which is much awaited! UPSC has published the notification for Civil Services Exam 2017, popularly known as 'IAS exam'. The UPSC Civil Services Exam (CSE) notification 2017 starts the exam cycle, which is almost 1 year long. As of now, applications are invited for the … [Read more...] about UPSC Civil Services Exam 2017 Notification is out!
‘How to prepare for UPSC: Tips from Ramesh Singh’ – Register now for the free Webinar!
We have some great news for IAS aspirants! McGraw Hill Education India is partnering with ClearIAS to bring a live webinar by the civil service exam mentor and popular author Ramesh Singh. The topic of the webinar will be "How to prepare for UPSC: An integrated approach to Essay, General Studies, … [Read more...] about ‘How to prepare for UPSC: Tips from Ramesh Singh’ – Register now for the free Webinar!
UPSC Civil Services Mains 2016 Written Exam Results Out!
UPSC has announced the results of Civil Services Mains 2016 written exam results. Roll numbers of around 2961 candidates are included in the list. Personality Test of these candidates is likely to commence from 20th March 2017. Here are the highlights of the official announcement from UPSC on Civil … [Read more...] about UPSC Civil Services Mains 2016 Written Exam Results Out!
India’s stand on Israel-Palestine conflict: Recent Changes
What is India's stand on the Israel-Palestine conflict? We have covered the Israel-Palestine conflict in one of our previous notes. In this post let's cover India's stand on the Israel-Palestine conflict. There has been much debate in recent times about whether India has changed its pro-Arab … [Read more...] about India’s stand on Israel-Palestine conflict: Recent Changes
ClearIAS Prelims All-India Free Online Mock Exam on Feb 18, 19
Dear UPSC aspirants, we hope your preparation for IAS Preliminary exam is on right track. Self-evaluation is the key to success. As UPSC CSE Prelims 2017 is just 4 months (120 days) away, here is one good news you were eagerly waiting for! ClearIAS launches new All-India Online Mock Test (With … [Read more...] about ClearIAS Prelims All-India Free Online Mock Exam on Feb 18, 19
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 … [Read more...] about ISRO’s World Record PSLV C37 Launch: Top 10 Facts You Should Know
Israel-Palestine Conflict: History, Wars, and Solution
Know everything you need to know about the Israel-Palestine Conflict - History, Wars, and Solution. We have been receiving many requests from our readers to create an easy-to-understand article covering all the issues related to Israel-Palestine. Though it's not easy to cover every dimension … [Read more...] about Israel-Palestine Conflict: History, Wars, and Solution
Jallikattu: History, Court Rulings, and Controversy
Jallikattu is a bull taming event practiced in Tamil Nadu as a part of Pongal celebrations. Jallikattu is recently in news because of the Supreme Court rulings, Government interventions and agitations from the public against the Jallikattu ban. In this post, let's analyze, Jallikattu and other … [Read more...] about Jallikattu: History, Court Rulings, and Controversy