Important facts about buddhism for prelims 2014

 Gautam Buddha ,birth – lumbini,  enlightenment – bodh gaya 1st sermon – sarnath death – kusinagara (click on the picture to enlarge) 1. Kutagarashala: A hut with pointed roof where intellectual debates took place between the Buddhist mendicants 2. Tripitaka (lit. meaning 3 baskets to hold text) -None of the Buddha’s speeches were


IMPORTANT SUMMITS HELD ON 2012-13BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Summits• 4th BRICS Summit 2012 – New Delhi, India• 5th BRICS Summit 2013 – Durban, South AfricaG-8 Annual Summits Group of Eight (G8) Countries – France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, United States of America, Canada, Russia.• 37th

UPSC to reject students’ demand on CSAT

Union Public Service Commission will have its full bench meeting on Monday to deliberate the students agitation against the English test in CSAT. An internal note circulated among UPSC members has resolved unanimously reject the students demand of withdrawal of the English comprehension test. Senior members of UPSC feel that


Click here to >>>DOWNLOAD UPSC has uploaded the halltickets for CSAT-2014. No change in exam date. It’s same 24th august 2014, Sunday. No change in exam structure- same two papers. No change in negative marking, same 33%. Link: Many people getting server down error, so try it later.WarningYou’ve to

Pressure on India, China to develop naval arsenals

India focused on preserving its ‘strategic autonomy’ The battle for energy resources in South China Sea and Indian Ocean is persuading India and China to develop their naval arsenals that have a prominent nuclear dimension. Focused on preserving its “strategic autonomy,” India is validating its nuclear deterrent, riding on some

Thai king approves Constitution

Thailand’s junta won approval from the king on Tuesday for an interim Constitution mapping out year-long political reforms expected to curb the influence of fugitive ex-Premier Thaksin Shinawatra. It was the first time the revered but ailing King Bhumibol Adulyadej (86) has granted an audience to coup leader General Prayut

Cancer drug activates hidden HIV virus

Danish researchers have used an anti-cancer medicine to activate HIV hidden in the cells of patients taking anti-HIV drugs, exposing the virus to the immune system and making it susceptible to attack. The results revealed on Tuesday constitute one of the major scientific discoveries hailed at the AIDS 2014 conference