goose-necked dinosaur called Natovenator (meaning Swimming Thief). Its fossils found in Gobi Desert of Mongolia. I wonder how long PhD article has theHindu has written about this? Given their content writer’s obsession over Dino-fossils. INDIAN INSTITUTES of Technology (IITs) [...]
Ethics: ENFORCEMENT Directorate (ED) has attached multiple properties worth Rs 82.77 crore linked to jailed Jharkhand IAS officer Pooja Singhal, a 2000-batch IAS officer. point to reflect- 1st Attempt passout automatically honest ho ye jaroori nahi. (regarding interview Qs [...]
ball by ball commentary NOTIMP: SERVICES AND AGRICULTURE AID GROWTH High input prices hurt growth down to 6.3% ball by ball commentary NOTIMP: Why 10-quarter high farm growth of 4.6% raises some questions Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 amended the [...]
I get this question often: How many times to do revision for my economy handout for UPSC Prelims? Answer: 1st reading: after the classes over 1st revision: before the Wednesday quiz 2nd revision: before the 100 MCQ megaquiz at [...]
[Economy] BOT-PPP Model for Highways, Right to Repair, WTO & Foodgrains Exports- Weekly Mrunal Digest from Jul week1-2022 (WMD)
National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to use build-operate-transfer (BOT-PPP) model for develop highways in Public Private Partnership (PPP) Model.
[Polity] New Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar, Parliament Record Expunction, Bail vs Jail, Weekly Mrunal Digest from Jul week2-2022 (WMD) for UPSC
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar to be the BJP/NDA’s vice- presidential candidate. VP is elected from electoral college comprising MPs of the Lok Sabha.
[Environment] Floating Solar Farms, Banni Grassland, Nairobi flies & more Weekly Mrunal Digest from Jul week1-2022 (WMD)
Solar plants can be either ground-mounted or set up on the surface of waterbodies. Floating solar farms are expensive but has advantages as well.
[Polity] OBC Triple Test for PRI Reservation, OBC Subcategorisation, Zonal Councils, Nominated RS Members, RTI on PM Cares- Weekly Mrunal Digest from Jul week1-2022 (WMD)
SC judgment in Vilas Krishnarao Gawli case- OBC reservation for Panchayati raj body must pass OBC triple test benchmark with 3 conditions.
RBI Exempts FCNR- foreign currency non-resident bank deposits and non-resident external (NRE) deposits from CRR SLR requirements to prevent Rs. fall
[Ethics WMD] Leadership Qualities- Mahua Moitra, Boris Johnson, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Weekly Mrunal Digest from Jul week2-2022
TMC MP Mahua Moitra in controversy because of her Twitter posts comparing sexual harassment word with "Mr.Gogoi"
[Ethics WMD] Attitude towards women- nonconsensual image, porn, right to privacy, abortion Weekly Mrunal Digest from Jul week1-2022
Army Officers went to Court for relief saying “We shouldn’t be punished for porn because it’s invasion of their right to privacy.
[Science WMD] ISRO POEM, NASA CAPSTONE, GEMCOVAC-19, Doctors Day, Weekly Mrunal Digest from Jun week4-2022
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched the PSLV Orbital Experimental Module or ‘POEM’. POEM is a platform that will help perform in orbit experiments using the discarded, stage of PSLV rocket.
[Polity WMD] Nupur Sharma FIR clubbing, separation of powers, judicial appointments, Hermit Spyware- Weekly Mrunal Digest from Jun week4-2022
Supreme Court declined a plea by former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma to club/group FIR filed against her for hate speech