Upsc CSAT (Civil Services Aptitude Test) Examination Plan And Syllabus 2015

CSAT (Civil Services Aptitude Test) has two papers: General Studies  General Ability Test CSAT was first time conducted in 2011. There is no sectional cutoff. Marks for both paper I and paper II are combined to select candidates for the Mains exam. General Studies for Civil Services Preliminary Examination Paper

Palestinian statehood resolution fails at UNSC

The UN Security Council has failed to adopt a Palestinian statehood resolution that set a deadline for the withdrawal of Israeli forces from Palestinian territories by 2017. The long-anticipated draft tabled on Tuesday night drew the support of eight countries — Argentina, Chad, Chile, China, France, Jordan, Luxembourg, Russia —

U.N. starts humanitarian campaign for displaced in Ukraine

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Wednesday announced that it is launching an initiative aimed at ferrying aid to Ukraine’s internally displaced persons (IDPs), as well as other vulnerable citizens trapped by the ongoing hostilities. The U.N. agency started the humanitarian aid campaign amid continuing fighting and a deteriorating

Impropriety of ordinance

By promulgating ordinances within days of the winter session of Parliament coming to a close, the Narendra Modi government has shown that it is not averse to repeating what his party would have considered a constitutional impropriety, had it been done by a Congress government. The power to issue ordinances

CBI’s credibility impugned

The discharge by a Mumbai special court of Bharatiya Janata Party president and former Gujarat Minister Amit Shah in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case is a boost for the BJP and a setback to the Central Bureau of Investigation, which seems unable to live down its reputation as an

World View: Facebook needn’t apologise for its Year in Review

If its algorithm throws out some jarring moments, perhaps it’s time to think twice about how much we share online You don’t need to go out this New Year’s Eve to find yourself trapped by a stranger, being bored humourless by humblebragging references to their achievements in 2014, because the