Category Archives: Current Affair

Mumbai: the making of Global City


MUMBAI Mumbaicitydistricts

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Points to remember

  • Mumbai is built on what was once an archipelago of seven islands, viz. Bombay, Parel, Mazagaon, Mahim, Colaba, Worli and Old Women’s island (also known as Little Colaba).

Mock Test for IAS (Mains),2017: GS-I-World History and national movement

  1. “American civil war is resurfacing with the victory of Donald Trump,” compare the past and present situation of USA. What is the difference between racial clashes and economic class wars? Which of the two has more imprints on the present

Mock Test for IAS (Mains), 2017: GS-III (S & T and Environment)

  1. Frequent flood, a recurring disaster in Eastern India is the root cause of poverty in that area. Explain its spatial and geological causes. Compare flood prone area of this zone with that of coastal zone of India.
  2. Discuss the growing

Walker Cell & Modoki: mechanism & impact


Walker Cell refers to air circulation in the Troposphere of Tropics. Unlike Hadley Cell of this region that blows between different latitudes it follows particular latitude near Equator only.

Mechanism of Walker Cell

  • It is caused

Mock Test for IAS (Mains), 2017: GS-III (Economics)

  1. . “Price disparity between Agriculture and non-agriculture products had worsened the conditions of farmers” Comment, highlighting their plight at the hands of various stockholders.
  2. “National Agriculture marketing will succeed only with the commercial activities in rural India and better connectivity”,

Mock Test for IAS (Mains): Governance

  1. “Right to Privacy is not absolute”, do you agree with the statement? To what extent Aadhar encroaches or interferes into Right to Privacy or Right to Privacy meddles with transparency?
  2. Original jurisdiction of Supreme Court under Article 131 is not

Free and fair election: Proposals of Election Commission and its need

A free and fair election is necessary for

  • Healthy democracy
  • Responsible government
  • Corruption free nation
  • Efficient administration
  • World peace
  • Social cohesion
  • Inclusive growth
  • Social justice
  • Optimisation of human resource

Keeping all these in sight, the Election Commission has suggested several …

Mock Test for IAS (Mains): International Relation

  1. “Marx is proved wrong by his own product of communism”, Comment in the light of politico-economic growth of China. Compare the growth of Russia and China in this respect.
  2. Do you think 2017 is quite different from 1962, both in

India and The Battle of Haifa

The battle that was fought to end the fascist regime combine of German-Turk in the Middle-East during the First World War, has great imprint of Indian bravery. The Battle of Haifa is known for the exemplary cavalry skills and valour …

Mock Test for IAS (Mains), 2017: Internal Security

  1. “Devolution of powers is necessary to control growing tendency of Maoism”. Comment in the light of recent government steps. Do these steps support the given statement?
  2. “Social security sites have strengthened thoughts and creativity but sacrificed national security”, comment highlighting
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