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2019 General Studies Paper-2 : Questions

Do you think Constitution of India does not accept principle of strict separation of powers rather it is based on the principle of ‘checks and balance’? Explain. [10 Marks] “The Central Administrative Tribunal which was established for redressal of grievances and complaints by or against central government employees nowadays is exercising its powers as an ..


Essay Topics – UPSC CSE – 2019

SECTION – A Write any one of the following essays in 1000-1200 words (125 marks) Wisdom finds truth Values are not what humanity is, but what humanity ought to be Best for an Individual is not necessarily best for the society Courage to accept and dedication to improve are two keys to success SECTION – ..


Marcelo Gleiser recipient of 2019 Templeton Prize

Brazilian physicist and astronomer Marcelo Gleiser (60) has been awarded the prestigious $1.4 million Templeton Prize for year 2019 for his work on blending science and spirituality. He is the first Latin American to win the prestigious prize. Gleiser is theoretical physicist and views that science and religion are not enemies. He has also explored ..


Ministry of Railways launches Mission Satyanishtha on ethics in public governance for its employees

In first of its kind event held by any government organization, the Indian Railways launched a program “Mission Satyanishtha” on ethics in public governance for its employees at National Rail Museum in New Delhi on July 27. The aim of the program is to sensitize all railway employees about the need to adhere to good ..


Vocab Practice 10

Each question presents a sentence with a word or phrase in bold. Find the word or phrase which is similar in meaning to the word in bold. 1.Rohit was shaken up by the false alarm.(A)nervous and upset(B)warned and prepared(C)surprised and humored 2.Go to Siberia if you like frigid climate.(A)changeable(B)cold(C)interesting 3.She was so mixed up that ..