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(Hindi) 15th November 2018 The Hindu part 2
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Mahesh Agarwal
I am a B.Tech graduate from IIT(ISM) Dhanbad.I have appeared for UPSC CSE thrice and cleared pre all the time.I have also cleared SSC CGL 20

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will you make a short video about how you maintain notes of newspaper in real time.
Mahesh Agarwal
a year ago
sure....I will today itself...waise I have my own mains notes... how I made for mains .issue wise
Diksha Singh
a year ago
Thank You Sir.
very informative and useful........
Mahesh Agarwal
a year ago
Thanks for watching
very helpful .........thank you
Mahesh Agarwal
a year ago
Thanks for appreciating.Would try to upload in English as you requested from today
  1. Full Disclosure page 8 GS3 Economic issues and Prelims Credit Rating industry issue- Why credit rating?-Patch info asymmetry-help make investor right decisions Encourage companies to perform better-Streamline investments-Help protect minority investors interest Issues faced-IL& FS crisis-Rating agencies failed to include liquidity situation in their ratings(So SEBI came out recently with strict disclosure requirements for credit rating agencies) What are these disclosures- A) inform investors about the liquidity situation of the companies they rate B) disclose their own historical rating track record by informing clients about how often their rating of an entity has changed over a period of time Other Issues- A) Conflict of Interest as currently we have 'Issuer Pay' model where the entity that issues the instrument also pays the ratings agency for its services . This has tremedous potential for biases B)credit rating market in India has high barriers to entry, which prevent competition that is vital to protecting the interests of investors Thus .structural reform in Credit Rating industry needed to bring in long lasting reforms

  2. Setting a proper diet plan page 8 Issues related to poverty and Hunger VVIP article- .India ranks 103 in Global hunger index quote in Mains Acc. to NFHS-16 the proportion of stunted (low height for age) children under five is significantly higher (38.4%) than global (22.9%) averages. Quote in Mains ,don't overkill two data is sufficient. Though article has other data also but too much data means you will not be able to remember all, can backfire Other important point in article- More economically faster growing state doesn't mean lesser malnutrition and stunting eg Gujarat . Reason is- lower diversity of food-Monoculture eg MP improved wheat production significantly, still one of highest rate of malnutrition-while Odisha has low Way Forward - .An inclusive and holistic approach, including controlling/regulating food price, strengthening the public distribution system (PDS) and income support policies for making food cheaper are important steps Expanding ICDS schemes and strengthening it in high malnutrition areas

  3. Bittersweet judgment -Rights debate in Northern Ireland ,USA and UK..not so important for UPSC point of view Question MCQ Which of the following statements are incorrect about Indian ocean naval symposium A) It was launched by Australia in 2008 B) Inaugural edition of IONS was held at New Delhi C) 10th Edition of IONS will be commenced in Kochi with theme'IONS as catalyst for Indian Ocean D) Its members include all countries of Indian ocean region 1)A,C,D 2)B,C,D 3)A,C 4) A,D Answer -1 Explanation launched By India- Theme IONS as catalyst for SAGAR Not all members eg-Yemen

  4. Consider the following about GSLV Mk3 A)lt is the heaviest rocket ever made by isro B)lt is a 4 stage heavy lift rocket C)lt is designed to carry satelites to Geostationary orbits 1)All correct 2)only A,C correct 3)only A,B correct 4) only A correct Answer 4 3 stage heavy lift rocket Geosyncronous transfer orbit