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Current Affairs for IAS Exams - 01-September 2014

Current Affairs for IAS Exams - 01 September 2014

U.S. Post Service to release stamp on Akkineni

  • Legendary actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao will be the first Indian actor to be honoured with a postage stamp by the U.S. Post Service (USPS).
  • The Akkineni Foundation of America (AFA) has said that the stamp will be issued on the birth anniversary of Nageshwara Rao, who died of cancer early this year.
  • A special release ceremony is being planned by AFA on September 20 in Dallas, Texas.
  • The AFA is also planning to release the stamp in India on December 17 at the first International Akkineni Awards Ceremony being planned at ANR College, Gudivada in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh.

Current Affairs for IAS Exams - 31 August 2014

Current Affairs for IAS Exams - 31 August 2014

EC mulls de-linking Assembly polls in 4 states

  • The Assembly elections in four states are being de-linked with Maharashtra and Haryana likely to go to polls first in the third week of October.

  • The other two states — Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand — may witness elections in late December-early January.

  • The Election Commission is working on the schedules and may announce the programme for Maharashtra and Haryana by the middle of September, highly placed sources said.

  • Hectic discussions are on between the Commission and the Union Home Ministry on assessing the requirement of forces and their allocation.

  • Sensitive and hyper sensitive constituencies are being identified so that adequate forces can be deployed to ensure free and fair polls without violence.

  • The tenure of the 288-member Maharashtra Assembly comes to an end on November 8, while that of the 90-member Haryana House will end on October 27.

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Current Affairs for IAS Exams - 30 August 2014

Current Affairs for IAS Exams - 30 August 2014

No review of nuclear doctrine, says PM.

  • India will not rev

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Procedure followed in Service Allocation for CSE-2013

Procedure followed in Service Allocation for CSE-2013


Service allocation to the recommended candidates by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on the basis of Civil Services Examination (CSE), 2013 to IAS, IFS, IPS and Central Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’ Services has been made and uploaded by the Department of Personnel and  Training (DoPT), Government of India in its website on 14.08.2014. Service allocation to the candidates is done after taking into consideration
the rank obtained, preference of service indicated, status of medical fitness (I.e. fit for all services, ‘fit’ for only technical/non-technical services,  temporarily unfit or ‘unfit’ for all services etc), category of the candidate (i.e. Un-Reserved (UR)/Scheduled Caste(SC)/Scheduled Tribe(ST)/Other Backward class(OBC)/Physically Handicapped(PH)), vacancy available in a  particular service at his/her turn, meeting of Physical Requirement (PR) and Functional Classification (FC) criteria by the PH category candidates etc.

The General Merit (GM) candidates who have qualified without availing of  any relaxation admissible to their respective categories (OBC, SC & ST) are first considered for allocation for service against the unreserved vacancy (UR). But in case they get service of their higher preference they are allocated such service in their own category. Allocation to candidates under OBC category against vacancy reserved is done only after satisfying the fact that the candidate falls in the non-creamy layer segment. First,  service allocation to Physically Handicapped (PH) candidates is done  against the vacancy available in the relevant sub-category (i.e. Visually Impaired (VI)/Hearing Impaired (HI)/ Locomotor Disability and Cerebral  Palsy (LDCP)) as per their rank, findings of medical board, meeting PR&FC requirements, at their turn. Thereafter, service allocation to rest of the candidates other than PH category is finalized. UPSC has recommended names of 1122 candidates who had successfully cleared the CSE 2013. Service allocation has been done in respect of 981 candidates. Out of 981candidates allocated to various services, allocation to some of the candidates has been kept provisional because they have a  chance for up-gradation to a better service as per their preference due to non-receipt of medical status or lack of confirmation of creamy layer status in respect of candidates above them in rank. After such medical reports and  OBC status are finalized, provisional allocation may be confirmed with or
without up-gradation.

Current Affairs for IAS Exams - 29 August 2014

Current Affairs for IAS Exams - 29 August 2014

Great expectations from Modi’s Japan trip

  • India has “great expectations” from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s five-day visit to Japan, his first bilateral trip outside the subcontinent

  • Underlining the importance of the East Asian region, Mr. Modi’s visit to Japan will be followed by a Vietnam trip by President Pranab Mukherjee in September.

  • External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj just concluded a visit to Vietnam.

  • Top business leaders, including Mukesh Ambani, Gautam Adani and Kumar Mangalam Birla, will travel separately to Japan in visits timed to coincide with high-level business interactions Mr. Modi will initiate with his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe.

1,400 children were sexually assaulted in U.K. town: report

  • The report, ‘An Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation in Rotherham,’ was commissioned by the Rotherham Borough Council.

  • Presented by its lead author Alexis Jay on August 26, the report puts the numbers of child victims of predatory gangs of sexual offenders at 1400, “on a conservative estimate,” over the period of the inquiry’s brief, from 1997 to 2013.

  • It paints a picture of a dysfunctional local administration in which the channels of communication between the police, child protection coordinators, and elected Councillors had broken down, resulting in a collective failure to take action on what at least three previous inquiries, in 2002, 2003, and 2006 had established.

Instructions for seeking exemption from attending Foundation Course for CSE - 2013

Civil Services Examination (CSE), 2013 - Instructions regarding seeking exemption from attending Foundation Course (FC) starting 1st September, 2014


Candidates who have been allocated service to the IAS, IFS, IPS, and Central Services, Group-'A', on the basis of CSE, 2013 may note that they have to report for the mandatory Foundation Course from 1st September, 2014 to institutes to be indicated to them. They would shortly receive letters  to that effect from DoPT. The same letter could also be accessed in the DOPT's website through the web authentication code provided to the candidates after 20th August, 2014. However, for joining instructions candidates may also access the link after 20.08.2014.

Current Affairs for IAS Exams - 28 August 2014

Current Affairs for IAS Exams - 28 August 2014

Odisha Civil Service prelims exam results scrapped

  • Just a day after the Orissa High Court ordered the State Administrative Tribunal (SAT) to dispose of an application pertaining to Odisha Civil Service (Preliminary) Examination-2011, the Tribunal scrapped the results of the preliminary examination published in June.

  • Disposing of the application filed by Priyambada Das of Rourkela, the acting chairman of the Tribunal S. N. Das quashed the results and directed the Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) to publish afresh results within two months after awarding pro rata grace marks to students wherever required.

  • With this direction from the SAT, the OPSC is now in a quandary and there is confusion among students about the Main examinations, which were scheduled to begin on September 6.

  • OPSC sources said they would soon take a stand after examining the SAT judgment.



ALERT: IAS 2015 DATES NOTIFIED by UPSC in Exam Calendar

UPSC has announced dates for IAS PRE (CSAT) Exam 2015. it is tentative date but UPSC seldom changes dates; so these are almost confirmed dates.

Candidates should start their preparation accordingly.

Date of Notification: 16 May 2015

Last Date to Apply: 12 June 2015

Date of IAS PRE (CSAT) Exam: 23 AUGUST 2015

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you can download the UPSC Exams Calendar 2015 here.


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(Fact Sheet ) All about UPSC prelims Examination 2014


(Fact Sheet ) All about UPSC prelims Examination 2014

Many aspirants found the civil services prelims paper held on Sunday to be a bit difficult and lengthy as compared to last year.

The Centre had recently announced that English comprehension marks will not be counted in the Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT).

Since candidates were not asked to attempt questions in English comprehension, it was not a major relief for them.

The questions in paper-II were slightly twisted with changes in some portions and the English comprehension questions were of 15 marks each, instead of 20.

(Download) MPPSC : History Solved Question Paper

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1. Which among the following Vedas is partly in prose ?

(A) Rigveda
(B) Samaveda
(C) Yajurveda
(D) Atharvaveda

Ans : (C)

2. Which one among the following is a Tamil grammatical treatise ?

(A) Pattupattu
(B) Ettutogai
(C) Silappadikaram
(D) Tolkappiam

Ans : (D)

3. Who among the following has not quoted from the Indica of Megasthenese ?

(A) Pliny
(B) Strabo
(C) Diodorus
(D) Arrian

Ans : (C)

4. Who was the first to decipher the inscriptions of Ashoka and the Brahmi script ?

(A) Alexander Cunningham
(B) James Princep
(C) Max Muller
(D) Mortimer Wheeler

Ans : (B)

5. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists—

(a) Stuart Piggot
(b) Subbarao
(c) B. and R. Alchin
(d) H. D. Sankalia

1. Personality of India
2. The Birth of Indian Civilization
3. Prehistoric India
4. Prehistory and Protohistory of India and Pakistan

Codes :(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 1 2 4 3
(B) 3 1 2 4
(C) 1 2 3 4
(D) 3 1 4 2

Ans : (B)

Current Affairs for IAS Exams - 27 August 2014

Current Affairs for IAS Exams - 27 August 2014

Insurance Bill may be cleared by year-end

  • Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has expressed hope that Parliament will pass the Insurance Bill for raising the foreign direct investment (FDI) limit to 49 per cent by the end of this year, the first major economic reform proposed by the Narendra Modi Government.

  • The UPA Government had originally proposed raising the FDI cap back in 2008 when it introduced the Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill. However, opposition from political parties, including the BJP, did not allow the Bill to be taken up in the Rajya Sabha.

  • The Modi Government introduced a fresh Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill in Parliament earlier this month. It proposes a rider that management control rests in the hands of an Indian promoter alongside the eased FDI cap.

  • After the introduction of the Bill, the government moved 97 amendments because of which it could not be passed.

Report blames BJP MP for Saharanpur riots

  • The Meerut Commissioner in his report on last month’s riots in Saharanpur has reportedly blamed the local BJP MP, Raghav Lakhanpal, for fanning tensions, besides accusing district authorities of not controlling the rioting mob.

  • The report of Meerut Commissioner Bhupendra Singh is almost identical to the findings of a Committee set up Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and headed by senior Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav that had come down heavily on the local MP and BJP workers for their role in the riots that left three dead and gutted hundreds of shops.

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