UPSC Civil Services Results 2012 Announced

UPSC Civil Services results 2012 are announced. A total of 998 candidates are recommended for appointment. The results are based on the total marks scored in Civil Services Mains and Personality Test. UPSC Civil Services 2012 First Rank Holder Haritha V Kumar secured the first rank in Civil Services Exam 2012. …

12th Five Year Plan 2012-17 Targets

12th Five Year Plan 2012-17 as per the draft document released by the Planning Commission aims at a growth rate of 8%. This is the revised rate when compared to the initial approach paper. Other targets of the Twelfth Five Year Plan in different sectors are listed below. Vision of 12th Five …

Indian Railway Budget 2013-14 Highlights

Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal has announced the Union Railway Budget for 2013-14 in Parliament. Here are the highlights of Indian Railway Budget 2013-14 : Gross Traffic Receipts of Indian Railways (Estimate) Passenger Receipts from Upper Class – Rs.10,105 Crore Passenger Receipts from Second Class – Rs.32,104 Crore Total passenger earnings – Rs.42,210 Crore Goods Earnings – …

Union Budget 2013-14 Summary

Indian Union Budget 2013 Summary is given below. Finance minister P.Chidambaram presented a budget of 16.6 lakh crore ( L C) this year, which is the biggest budget presented so far. Total Income (Receipts) = 16.6 L C [To be met by deficit financing (borrowing)] Total Expenditure = 16.6 L C [Includes plan expenditure (33.3%) and non-plan …

Economic Survey 2012-13 Summary

Economic Survey is the compilation prepared Ministry of Finance, Government of India. It is submitted in the parliament just before the Union Budget. A proper understanding of this annual document is essential for many exams – particularly UPSC Prelims and Mains. What is Economic Survey? Economic Survey is a survey …

Basic Concepts of Economics In Simple Language

Economics is a tough nut to crack for many – GDP, GNP, NDP, NNP, Repo, Reverse Repo, SLR, CLR, CRAR – there are many concepts to be understood. But if the concepts are properly understood economics is fun. ClearIAS.com is trying to provide an overview of the basic concepts of …

Countries of the World Listed By Continent

In Geography, we study about the earth as a whole. Political Geography is a branch of geography which studies the political entities like countries, across the globe. It always helps to have a good idea about the location of different nations. List of countries of the world, classified according to …