How many attempts are allowed in the Civil Services Examination?
Every candidate has six attempts at the examination, however, this restriction on the number of attempts does not apply in the case of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes candidates.
What are age requirements of the Civils Services examination?
As per the latest UPSC examination notification, a candidate should have attained the age of 21 years and should not have attained the age of 32 years as on the 1st of August of the year of the examination. However, the upper age-limit prescribed above will be relaxable:
How much stipend is paid to an IAS officer during the foundation course?
Definitely! Officer Trainees get a handsome amount per month in hand. And all that they get is like a perk because their basic expenses are taken care by the Department of Personnel and Training, Government of India.
Civil Disobedience Movement
Congress' 1929 Lahore session declared the start of the Civil Disobedience Movement, and gave Mahatma Gandhi the power to coordinate it. The Movement started with the popular Dandi March on 12 March 1930. Gandhi picked up a handful of salt on 6 April 1930, and broke the salt law.
Mission Purvodaya: Development of Steel Sector
In India the use of steel is expected to rise. Indian steel industry needs to be made cost-effective and operate on new business models. Under this aim Mission Purvodaya is launched in 2020 by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel in partnership with the Government of Japan for the accelerated development of eastern India through the establishment of an integrated steel hub in Kolkata, West Bengal.
RIGHT TO PRIVATE PROPERTY
The case starts with an 80-year-old woman whose 3.34 hectare of land was forcefully taken over by the government of Himachal Pradesh in 1967 for a road construction.
Nature strikes when it suffers
Each life on this Earth has a closely intertwined history with that of nature. The world of which we are a member is a dynamic, continuously changing natural system. Throughout human history, natural disasters such as earthquakes, tsunamis, typhoons, volcanoes, etc. have been recurring.
Vivad se Vishwas (The Scheme)
The scheme introduced by the Ministry of Finance gives the taxpayers who pay their contested taxes on or before 31 March 2020 a full waiver on interest and penalty. Inspired by the success of the Sabka Vishwas Scheme that reduced a number of indirect tax disputes, on February 5, 2020, the Finance Minister tabled The Direct Tax Vivad se Vishwas Act, 2020 in Parliament.
What is a plasma bank?
Convalescent plasma therapy is an experimental treatment for patients with severe coronavirus disease (Covid-19). It is being used as a trial since no drug has been proved effective for treating Covid-19 till date. It is similar to a blood bank and stores plasma received from the persons who have recovered from Covid-19.
Why is it in the News?
The recent fiasco related to the Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative Bank (PMC) has brought to the fore the problems associated with Cooperative banks and the need for regulating them.