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Civil Services Main Exam 2013 – General Studies Paper – III

Civil Services Main Exam 2013 question paper GENERAL STUDIES (PAPER – III) Time Allowed : Three Hours                                        Maximum Marks : 250 QUESTION PAPER SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS (Please read each of the following instructions carefully before attempting questions) There are TWENTY-FIVE questions printed both in HINDI and in ENGLISH. All questions are …

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What is Tsunami?

This topic has been mentioned in the General Studies Paper II of Civil Services Main Exam. The topic is equally important from Civil Services Prelim Exam point of view. IAS aspirants are encouraged to read and comprehend their understanding of the topic and ensure that they have well understood the …

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Download Representation of Peoples Act in PDF

Some notable cases and instances related to Representation of Peoples Act Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh had announced that the government had issued notifications for registration of overseas Indian electors under the Representation of People Act, 1950 to enable Indians resident abroad to participate in elections. Former state cabinet minister, …

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Why Representation of the People Act is in news now?

Lok Sabha Passed the Representation of the People (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2013 Lok Sabha on 6 September 2013 passed the Representation of the People (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2013. Rajya Sabha already passed the bill on 27 August 2013. The Bill was passed in Lok Sabha without any discussion. …

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Irrigation Systems in India

Irrigation Systems in India Irrigation is the replacement or supplementation of rainwater with another source of water. The main idea behind irrigation systems is that your crops and plants are maintained with the minimum amount of water required. Water is a fragile natural resource and we have to incorporate methods …

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Major crop pattern in Inida

major crop pattern in india

Major crop pattern in India Crop pattern has been defined as the proportion of area under different crops at a particular period of time. A change in cropping pattern means a change in the proportion of area under different crops. These decisions with respect to choice of crops and cropping …

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Money Laundering

Money laundering is the process by which large amount of illegally obtained money, from drug trafficking,Terrorist activity or other serious crimes, is given the appearance of having originated from the Legitimate source. Money laundering has an adverse impact on economy and political stability of country and hence such an activity must be …

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Issues of buffer stock and Food Security bill in India

UPSC Civil Services Main Exam Issues of buffer stock and Food Security bill in India Public sector foodgrain stocks are an important pillar of India’s food policy and  food security. These have been used to serve three important societal goals. 1  to provide space for effective implementation of minimum support …

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Security challenges and their management in border areas

Security challenges and their management in border areas Despite continued growth and investment, border and maritime security continues to present challenges to governments around the world. With a landmass of sub-continental proportions, India occupies a predominant strategic position in Southern Asia and dominates the northern Indian Ocean with a coastline …

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Land Reforms in India

Land Reforms in India Land reform usually refers to redistribution of land from the rich to the poor. More  broadly, it includes regulation of ownership, operation, leasing, sales, and inheritance of  land (indeed, the redistribution of land itself requires legal changes). In an agrarian economy like India with great scarcity, …

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