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100 most probable topics for IAS Mains 2017

100 most probable topics for IAS Mains 2017    Korean Crisis India-China face off “China’s Dual Policy on Terrorism” Asia Africa Growth corridor New directions in Indian foreign policy Deteriorating

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How to write good answers for UPSC IAS mains exam?

There are many principles to writing good answers in mains. Will discuss things one by one First principle is understanding the question and writing as many points as possible (within

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Urban Floods In India

  Over the last 15 years, there has been a constant rise in the urban floods across cities in India including Chennai (2004, 2010, 2015), Srinagar (2014), Jamshedpur (2008), Kolkata

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Lady without eyes but with vision: Helen Keller

[Excerpts from ARISE IAS telegram group discussion] ARISE IAS: https://youtu.be/TbLuYUGzvcQ YouTube Helen Keller https://youtu.be/8ch_H8pt9M8 YouTube HELEN KELLER SPEAKS OUT The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be

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Must buy books for every UPSC IAS aspirant

  Following are few books which are must buy for UPSC IAS exam. Every year questions are directly picked from these books. Hence these are considered standard books for UPSC

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Daily Five Jul 31 2017

1. Tips/Tricks One figure is worth 100 words in mains exam. Take for example above diagram on “manual Scavenger’s” which explains this complex issue in simple terms. Such things shows

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Daily Five Jul 30 2017

1. Tips/Tricks Secret for success is to live in present. Can you do this? Try!!! 2. Prelims Questions 1. Which of the following most likely help in improving the current

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Daily Five Jul 28 2017

1. Tips/Tricks Trick to remember Indus Water Treaty rivers. According to the treaty, Beas, Ravi and Sutlej are to be governed by India, while, Indus, Chenab and Jhelum are to

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Daily Five Jul 27 2017

1. Tips/Tricks Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flower, not thunder 2. Prelims Questions 1) The acidification of oceans is increasing, why is this phenomenon a

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Daily Five Jul 26 2017

1. Tips/Tricks When you love this exam then fear disappears 2. Prelims Questions 1) Choose the correct statement: A) Digiyatra is an initiative by ministry of electronics and information technology

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Daily Five Jul 25 2017

1. Tips/Tricks Practice being straight forward and witty in your answers. Will help a lot during interview. Example conversation: Panel: Write something on this page so that when a happy

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Why Bihar and Assam are worst hit by floods?

With widespread drought followed by unprecedented and heavy monsoons, India has emerged as one of the biggest victims of climate change this year. Floods, flash floods, and landslides have become common across

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Daily Five Jul 24 2017

1. Tips/Tricks http://www.thebetterindia.com/20821/exam-time-tips-tricks-ancient-indian-knowledge-mothers/ 2. Prelims Questions 1) During the colonial period in India, what was the purpose of the Whitly commission? A) To review the fitness of India for further

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Daily Five 22nd July 2017

Varuna: #RAG_TOPICS A. Forest conservation B. Doubling Farmers’ income C. UBI [7:51:31 PM] Keerthi: 1)which of the following methods are used to determine National income 1)The product method 2)The income

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Daily Five Jul 21 2017

1. Tips/Tricks They say IAS is the mother of all exams, Is it? Wrong!!! This is just another exam. The mother of all exams is Life. You can afford to

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Daily Five Jul 20 2017

1. Tips/Tricks Read some motivational lines before you go to bed. The last impression on mind before sleep controls the thought process for the whole night. So ensure that you

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Daily Five Jul 19 2017

1. Tips/Tricks The functions of the administrative officer (I.A.S.) are undefined and unlimited. Prepare yourself for this “always ready” mentality. 2. Prelims Questions 1. Microbeads frequently in news, is used

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Rehabilitating Manual Scavengers (Essay)

Manual scavenging refers to the practice of manually cleaning, carrying, disposing or handling in any manner, human excreta from dry latrines and sewers. It often involves using the most basic

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Daily Five July 18 2017

1. Tips/Tricks Just reading is not enough. Make notes or at least underline important lines 2. Prelims Questions 1) Which of the following institutions are bulwarks of the Democratic system

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Daily Five July 17 2017

1. Tips/Tricks Use case studies to justify your point. Ex: http://m.thehindubusinessline.com/news/national/bengal-govts-kanyashree-scheme-bags-un-award/article9736259.ece 2. Prelims Questions 1) ‘Doklam’ plateau recently in news is a disputed boundary region between- A) India and china

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