Sign up now
to enroll in courses, follow best educators, interact with the community and track your progress.
28th April 2017: Daily Summary and Analysis of The Hindu
5,035 plays

Today's Hindu summary covers in-depth analysis of National, International and Business news with background information about articles linked to the syllabus of the examination

Deepanshu Singh is teaching live on Unacademy Plus

Deepanshu Singh
Faculty- Indian Polity and Current Affairs| UPSC CSE Reserve list 2015| Consultant-G.O.I. Loves Geography Teaching since 2015

Unacademy user
sir please provide global prospect report link to me please
WRM 2017 to be organised between 14th and 17th November, 2017 Theme: Safe Roads and Smart Mobility:The engines of economic growth. organised under TRIP: Transport Research and Innovation Portal
please write headlines below the unacademy logo so that we can see clearly.
how should we revise current affair and the hindu summary?
sir, we will be taking the upsc exam not giving it.
congrats 3 million and counting a long way to go
  1. DAILY SUMMARY AND ANALYSIS OF THE HINDU In English Deepanshu Singh CSE & IFoS mains, Public Speaker NTSE topper and debating champion. Avid traveller, fitness, music and fashion cognoscenti 2 2017 Edit 100k Followers 15 Following

  2. Hello! I am DEEPANSHU Singh Educator at Unacademy since October 2016 B. Tech. Comp. Sc. (Hons.) Appeared for CSE and IFoS mains NTSE Gold Medalist National-level Debating Champion Interests: Fitness, technology, travelling and photography Follow me: Rate Review Recommend

  3. Practice Question e Which country to host 18th edition of World Road Meeting (WRM)? a. India b. Brazil c. South Africa d. China The Post your answers below! (without googling)

  4. Yesterday's Practice Question Which of this is not under the Swacch Iconic Places Initiatives: a) Somnath Temple b) Tirupati Temple c) Taj Mahal d) Brihadeshwara Temple Answer (D)

  5. Kolkata key transit points for Rohingya Muslims Rohingyas are predominantly a Muslim ethnic group concentrated inThe NITI Aayog has proposed the Myanmar. Violence engineered in the country by nearly 970 radical Buddhist movements since 2012 have led to the emigration of a large to reduce delays and the outsourcing of non- number of Rohingyas, also referred to as "illegal Bengalis" by India The 10-year-old organisation -Restless Beings -also says that about 60% of the illegal immigrants in India are Rohingyas, a majority in a bid to fix Justice system that is in dire of whom pass through Kolkata . While more than 100,000 of them moved to south-eastern Bangladesh, tens of thousands moved to Malaysia. Thousands more mooted changes in criminal justice and moved to Thailand and Indonesia using sea routes To enter India, the Rohingyas use two routes-one is from Judicial performance index proposed introduction of a judicial performance index core functions of the police to private agencies or other government departments, need of reform. >The government's think tank has also procedural laws, a repeal of all irrelevant legislation by March 2019 and reforms in ipur to Kolkata via Siliguri in North Bengal; the other is when land ownership laws-which account for they cross the Naf river to enter Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh 67% of litigants in civil suits Gangotri, Gaya, Assisi Church on Swwach List The Centre has decided to bring 10 iconic places in India under phase-ll of the Swachh lconic Places (SIP) initiative to ensure better cleanliness and improved amenities for visitors The 10 places are: Gangotri, Yamunotri, Mahakaleshwar Temple in Ujjain, Char Minar in Hyderabad, Church and Convent of St. Francis of Assisi in Goa, Adi Shankaracharya's abode Kaladi in Ernakulam, Gomateshwar in Shravanabelagola, Baijnath Dham in Devghar, Gaya Tirth in Bihar and the Somnath temple in Gujarat. The 10 iconic places already in Phase-l are: Ajmer Sharif Dargah, CST Mumbai, the Golden temple in Amritsar Kamakhya temple in Assam, Maikarnika Ghat in Varanasi, Meenakshi temple in Madurai, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi in Katra, Shree Jagannath temple in Puri, Taj Mahal and the Venkateswara temple in Tirupati

  6. All Women Battalion in J&K The Centre has decided to raise an all-woman India Reserve Battalion (IRB) in Jammu and Kashmir to tackle women stone throwers. The decision comes days after girl students were seen throwing stones at security forces in Srinagar on April 24 No barrier to naming Lokpal The Supreme Court on Thursday found the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act of 2013 an eminently workable piece of legislation" which provides for the appointment of Lokpal Chairperson and members even in the absence of a recognised Leader of Opposition (LoP) Gathering dust Lokpal Bills were introduced in the Parliament in , .Dec. 1989 by the National Front May 1968 by the Congress govt. headed govt. headed by V.P. Singh ointment of Lokpalo ment of Lokpalby Indira Gandhi - Sept. 1996 by the United Front govt. headed by H.D. Deve Gowda April 1971 by the Con gress govt. headed August 1998 by the NDA govt. f by Indira Gandhi headed by A.B. Vajpayee The judgment goes against the very logic of the government's argumenthat appointment!! of Lokpal Chairperson and members is not July 1977 by the Janata govt. headed .August 2001 by the NDA govt. headed by A.B. Vajpayee In August 2011 by the UPA govt. rently possible and would have to wait till by Moraj Desal the 2013 Act is amended to replace the LOP August 1985 by the headed by Manmohan Singh with the single largest Opposition party Congress govt. headed by Rajiv Gandhi e In Dec. 2011 by the UPA govt. headed by Manmohan Singh Under the 2013 Act, the appointments toG Lokpal are made by a high-level selection committee of the Prime Minister, Lok Sabha Speaker, LoP Chief Justice of India and an eminent jurist chosen by them. The Lokpal Act 2013 Is derived from this BILL I Other BIls lapsed/were wthdrawn

  7. PM launches low-cost flights The Prime Minister inaugurated the first UDAN Murti Marg deferred flight on the Shimla-Delhi route and simultaneously flagged off flights on the Kadapa-Hyderabad and Nanded-Hyderabad sectors through a video conference from Shimla The Shimla-Delhi flight is operated by Alliance Air, a subsidiary of Air India, which has deployed its 42-seater ATR plane on this Move to rename Teen The name of the busy road and the roundabout in Lutyens' Delhi was proposed to be changed to Teen Murti Haifa Marg and Teen Murti Haifa Chowk, a reference to the Israeli city where Indian soldiers fought during the First World War The renaming was supposed to happen ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Israel later this summer But, sources said been fixed at Rs. 2,036. However, the Shimla-Delhi flight can accommodate a maximum of 15 passengers, while the Delhi-Shimla flight can carry 35 passengers due to height and temperature factors Air travel under the UDAN scheme would cost less than even taxi fare on a per kilometre basis. confusion prevailed during Five airlines-SpiceJet, Alliance Air, TruJet, Air Deccan and Air Odisha Aviation recently won bids to fly 128 routes connecting certain members of the 70 airports under the regional connectivity scheme the meeting as there was a disagreement between council

  8. Tiruchirappali Rock Fort Tiruchirappalli Rockfort is a historic fortification and temple complex built on an ancient rock. It is located in the city of Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India. .It is constructed on a 83 metres (272 ft) high rock that may date to over one billion years ago. There are two Hindu temples inside, the Ucchi Pillaya Temple, Rockfort and the Thayumanaswami Temple. The rock is said to be one of the oldest formations in the world. It is 3.8 billion years old, making it as old as the rocks in Greenland and older than the Himalayas. Quartz, used in glass making, and feldspar, used in ceramics, are found in this rock formation ali designed it again. The temple complex in the fort complex is a collection of three temples The Manikka Vinayakar temple at the foot of the hill, dedicated to Lord Ganesha The Ucchi Pillayar Temple at the top of the hill, dedicated to Lord Ganesha The Taayumaanavar Koyil Shivastalam, a rock cut temple dedicated to a Nayaka era saint

  9. Lokpal Panel: CJI among equals PF can be drawn for Medical Emergencies Now, you can withdraw your provident fund savings to pay hospital bills in case of serious illness by submitting a self- declaration form to the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO). The Labour Ministry has issued a notification on April 25 doing away with the requirement of Employees Provident Fund (EPF) subscribers to get their employer's approval or submit doctor's certificate to withdraw provident fund savings for medical purposes Previously, employees were required to fill and submit three different forms to EPFO for withdrawing provident fund for such purposes The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the provision of the Lokpal law giving no primacy to the Chief Justice of India's opinion on who should be appointed as Lokpal Chairperson and Members The Chief Justice of India's opinion need not always get primacy. It is the prerogative of the legislature to decide whether the opinion of the Chief Justice of India should get primacy It is not the mandate of the Constitution that in all matters concerning the appointment to various offices in different bodies, primacy must be accorded to the opinion of the Chief Justice or his nominee, the court held A Bench led by Justice Ranjan Gogoi made these conclusions in a separate judgment dealing with a petition filed by an NGO Just Society-against the Lokpal Act of 2013 not giving any primacy to the opinion of the CJI or his nominee judge in the matter of selection of Chairperson and Members of the Lokpal

  10. India, Sri Lanka signed energy pact . Following Wednesday's overarching Bhutan out of vehicle pact India's plan for a sub-regional motor vehicle agreement faced a setback on Thursday, as the Bhutan government announced that it is not ready to go ahead with the process Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Sri Lanka, both sides will collaborate in a host of energy and infrastructure at present. It asked the other members of the 'BBIN projects across the island The MoU- signed in New Delhi during Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's visit-includes the setting up of a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) plant in suburban Colombo and a solar States without any obligation to Bhutan. The agreement will power plant in Sampur in Trinc assistance to enhanced use of natural gas in Sri Lanka; joint investment in the petroleum sector and partnerships in highways and transportation, the spotlight remains on the proposed joint venture to develop a World grouping-India, Bangladesh and Nepal-to continue to operationalise it without Bhutan. ."The Royal government has decided to give its consent for the entry into force of the agreement among the 3 member visit- includes T omalee; Indian enter into force enter into force for Bhutan after its ratification process is completed," Make Pharmacists stock generic drugs War-era oil storage facility in Trincomalee, the say the decision will have no impact unless pharmacists are strategically located port town on the island's east coast A week after the Medical Council of India asked doctors to prescribe medicines by their generic names, activist:s made to fall in line. The idea behind the move was to ensure that patients did not have to purchase more expensive branded drugs when cheaper, generic options were available As per the MoU, the countries will also jointly set up Industrial Zones and Special Economic Zones in Sri Lanka. Colombo has been keen on attracting Indian investment into the island The government will also have to address the issue of high trade margins that retail chemist shops enjoy. They stock the branded medicines of companies which offer them the biggest mark-ups."

  11. Cassini finishes dive between Saturn Rings NASA's Cassini spacecraft has successfully executed its historic first-ever dive through the narrow gap between the planet Saturn and its rings, marking the beginning of the 'Grand Finale' of the 20-year-long journey The spacecraft is in the process of beaming back science data collected during its passage Drug-resistant malaria caused by plant therapy A first, a malaria therapy made only from the dried leaves of an Asian plant has successfully cured 18 critically ill patients who did not respond to standard treatments, scientists said The findings suggest that the treatment may help fight the growing problem of drugresistant malaria Drug -resistant malaria caused by plant therapy MIT scientists have designed a new robotic system that can 3D print the basic structure of an entire building, an advance that would make building houses a faster, less expensive process .The building could be completely customised to the needs of a particular site and the desires of its maker . Even the internal structure could be modified in new ways, researchers said. Different materials could be incorporated as the process goes along, and material density could be varied for optimum combinations of strength, insulation, or other properties .The system consists of a tracked vehicle that carries a large, industrial robotic arm, which has a smaller precision-motion robotic arm at its end. This highly controllable arm can then be used to direct any construction nozzle