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Food for thought – The power struggle in Tamilnadu ends, albeit abruptly !!!

2017-02-14T18:59:06+00:00

In a rather cold days of winter, the Tamilnadu power struggle kept us warm. We were observant of the situation and have been following it very closely, but the recent SC order came as bolt from the blue and all speculation thus comes to an end. “Sasikala has been ordered to surrender to the law enforcement authorities immediately to serve the remainder of her four-year jail term. She also will not be able to contest elections for 10 years or hold public office” In the backdrop of this issues, there lies two critical questions that has to be addressed :- [...]

Food for thought – The power struggle in Tamilnadu ends, albeit abruptly !!!2017-02-14T18:59:06+00:00

On a “Love” day – Give us some Love !!!

2017-02-14T18:14:52+00:00

Dear All, The site reorganization and redesigning is complete. New materials and posts are in the the making. On a side note , we wish you a Happy Valentines Evening. Given that this is a day to celebrate "Love and Life", do give us some Love (Like our FB page) We like your 'likes' Enjoy the evening. Thank You UPSCTREE Team  

On a “Love” day – Give us some Love !!!2017-02-14T18:14:52+00:00

Important Communication !!!

2017-02-14T02:19:06+00:00

Dear All, We have published around 25 high-value and enriching editorial today and have been working on the site reorganization for quite some time now. The good news is, site reorganization and redesign is almost complete (only 5% work is pending which nonetheless does not affect your preparation- it is some background tech work only). Do let us now on the new outlook and reorganization of the site. Also, if there is any error you encounter (chances are very slim though), do bring it to our notice. All the editorials are well-arranged in thematic manner and you can browse then from [...]

Important Communication !!!2017-02-14T02:19:06+00:00

#Must Read – Society Watch-Globalization and its impact – A Comprehensive Analysis !!!

2017-02-14T01:30:41+00:00

Globalization is the buzzword in the contemporary world. Broadly speaking, the term ‘globalization’ means integration of economies and societies through cross country flows of information, ideas, technologies, goods, services, capital, finance and people.   Cross border integration can have several dimensions – cultural, social, political and economic.  In fact, cultural and social integration even more than economic integration. Globalization has made countries to realize that nations can no longer be cocooned in their own cultural or economic nests but invariably be part of the larger picture which takes into account the competencies, interests and the dependencies of economies world -wide. The [...]

#Must Read – Society Watch-Globalization and its impact – A Comprehensive Analysis !!!2017-02-14T01:30:41+00:00

#Must Read – Society Watch – Fighting against the Mosquitoes !!!

2017-02-14T01:12:27+00:00

Scientists say a month of concentrated efforts is all it takes to control mosquitoes responsible for diseases like dengue and chikungunya. But the claim sounds far-fetched at a time when almost the entire country has been reporting these diseases for the past few months . […]

#Must Read – Society Watch – Fighting against the Mosquitoes !!!2017-02-14T01:12:27+00:00

Society Watch – Taxing sugary drinks can tackle obesity, diabetes: WHO

2017-02-14T00:56:56+00:00

A latest report by the World Health Organization (WHO) says that taxing sugary drinks can lower consumption and reduce obesity, type 2 diabetes and tooth decay. The report titled Fiscal Policies for Diet and Prevention of Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) proposes fiscal policies that lead to at least a 20 per cent increase in the retail price of sugary drinks. […]

Society Watch – Taxing sugary drinks can tackle obesity, diabetes: WHO2017-02-14T00:56:56+00:00

Economy Watch – The Coastal Economic Zone Push !!!

2017-02-14T00:49:24+00:00

It is generally agreed that a key element in the transformation of India is the creation of a large number of good jobs. While micro and small enterprises provide lots of jobs, consistent with their low productivity, they pay relatively low wages. […]

Economy Watch – The Coastal Economic Zone Push !!!2017-02-14T00:49:24+00:00

Economy Watch – India: Issues and Priorities for Agriculture

2017-02-14T00:02:59+00:00

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Nearly three-quarters of India’s families depend on rural incomes. The majority of India’s poor (some 770 million people or about 70 percent) are found in rural areas. India’s food security depends on producing cereal crops, as well as increasing its production of fruits, vegetables and milk to meet the demands of a growing population with rising incomes. Overview While agriculture’s share in India’s economy has progressively declined to less than 15% due to the high growth rates of the industrial and services sectors, the sector’s importance in India’s economic and social fabric goes well beyond this indicator. First, [...]

Economy Watch – India: Issues and Priorities for Agriculture2017-02-14T00:02:59+00:00