The novel coronavirus outbreak in 2019-2020 with nickname COVID-19 is a new strain of viruses which can cause fever, cough, breathing difficulties, pneumonia and even death in humans. The new coronavirus - COVID-19 - was first identified in Wuhan, China in December 2019. The global outbreak of … [Read more...] about Coronavirus (COVID-19): Outbreak, Impact, and Prevention
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What is YES Bank Crisis? Is the YES bank crisis over? Is the depositors' money in the YES Bank safe? What is the reconstruction scheme of YES Bank proposed by RBI? Read this post to understand the YES Bank story in detail. Banks play a pivotal role in the economic growth of the country. Failure … [Read more...] about Yes Bank Crisis and Reconstruction: Explained
CAG Rajiv Mehrishi IAS (retired), in a special interview with ClearIAS and McGraw-Hill, has explained in laymen's language the key concepts behind current issues like CAA, NRC, NPR and Article 370 – to be understood by aspirants. Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, Shri. Rajiv … [Read more...] about CAG Rajiv Mehrishi IAS Explains CAA, NRC, NPR, and Article 370 (Expert Talks: Video)
Most UPSC aspirants, including previous year toppers, are fans of ClearIAS Most Probable Prelims Questions - the 3 MCQs we send daily via email. Now the compilation of the Daily MCQs is available on ClearIAS Store to be downloaded in PDF format. It has been a long-pending request from ClearIAS … [Read more...] about 1000+ Most Probable Prelims Questions: Daily MCQs now available as PDF Compilation
CAG of India, Rajiv Mehrishi IAS, provides his invaluable guidance to young aspirants on how to prepare current affairs section for UPSC CSE and other competitive examinations. In a special interview with ClearIAS and McGraw-Hill, Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, Shri. Rajiv … [Read more...] about How should you prepare Current Affairs for UPSC: CAG Rajiv Mehrishi IAS explains (Expert Talk: Video)
What is Brexit? How does Brexit affect UK, India, and the European Union? We have tried to include everything you need to know about the Brexit here after much research. We hope our readers would get clear answers to many questions like 'What is Brexit?', 'What is the European Union?', Why the … [Read more...] about Brexit: How does it affect India and the World?
Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance, presented the Indian Budget 2020 on February 1, 2020. In this article, we shall help you not only understand the key points of the Union Budget 2020 but also understand the key concepts like Fiscal Deficit, Primary Deficit etc. Budget 2020 provides the … [Read more...] about Budget 2020 – Explainer in layman’s terms
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tabled Economic Survey 2019-2020 in both the houses of Parliament. Economic Survey (ES) is the flagship annual document of the Ministry of Finance which gives a detailed account of the various sectors of the economy. The survey not only provides information … [Read more...] about Economic Survey 2019-2020 Summary: 10 Key points which you should not miss!
National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP) is the Government of India's roadmap to make India a 5 trillion dollar economy by 2024-25 by spending 100 lakh crore in infrastructure projects. Indian Economy is now ailing. Along with slowing growth, more-than-desirable inflation raises the fear of a … [Read more...] about National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP) – Can this mega-push revive the Indian economy?
India State of Forest Report (ISFR) is prepared by Fores Survey of India (Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change) about the forest resources of India. The release of the biennial India State of Forest Report (ISFR) published by Forest Survey of India (FSI) is one of the most awaited … [Read more...] about India State of Forest Report 2019: Key Findings