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If you want to prepare online for the UPSC civil services 2011 including for CSAT and current affairs then you can see this thread where candidates are discussing exam related things.

LET’S HELP EACH OTHER – PRELIMS 2011

ALL GUYS/GALS GIVING PRELIMS 2011 WITH CHANGED SYLLABUS , LET US HELP EACH OTHER BY POURING IN QUESTIONS/IMP INFO HERE ON ANY TOPIC WE FIND RELEVANT FOR UPCOMING EXAM PAPER 1 (GS) .
VARIOUS CATEGORIES ARE :
1) CURRENT EVENTS
2) INDIAN POLITY/GOVERNANCE
3) ENVIRONMENT ECOLOGY/CLIMATE CHANGE
4) ECONOMY AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
5) S & T
6) HISTORY
7) GOEG
CMON FRIENDS , LET THE RAIN OF QUESTIONS AND IMP INFO BEGIN.

 

Gene swapping–if two strains of bird flu infect the same host,they can swap gene,process known as ‘reassortment’…………………The 2009 H1N1 virus was result of tripple reassortment(genes drawn from bird,human and animal strain).

GSAT-8, Indian communication satellite was succesfully launched from Kourou in French Guiana on May 21 2011
>The satellite launched by Arianespace Ariane 5 rocket.
> Built by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
> GSAT-8 carried 24 tra…nsponders for Ku-band relay capabilities in India.
> Used primarily for DTH TV broadcast
> GSAT also has two-channel GAGAN system for aircraft navigation assistance in Indian airspace

 

Nirmal State

First Nirmal state of India – sikkim

 

Sielencene- A new semiconducting material
Tiger Census 2011:
Tiger population increases by 12%
Following tracking of 70 new tigers in Sundarbans area
Total tiger population now stands at 1706

 

(1)The Thirteenth Finance Commission has worked out a fiscal consolidation
road map for States requiring them to eliminate revenue deficit and achieve a
fiscal deficit of 3 per cent of their respective Gross State Domestic Product latest
by 2014-15.
(2)It has also recommended a combined States’ debt target of 24.3 per
cent of GDP to be reached during this period.
(3)In the year 2011-12 the Central Government
would introduce an amendment to the FRBM Act, laying down the fiscal road
map for the next five years.
(4)During the year 2010-11, the Nutrient Based Subsidy (NBS) policy was
successfully implemented for all fertilisers except urea. The policy has been
well received by all stakeholders, and the availability of fertilisers has improved.
(5)To liberalise the portfolio
investment route, it has been decided to permit SEBI registered Mutual Funds
to accept subscriptions from foreign investors who meet the KYC requirements
for equity schemes. This would enable Indian Mutual Funds to have direct
access to foreign investors and widen the class of foreign investors in Indian
equity market.
………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
choose the correct option regarding Indian economy.
(a) 1 & 2 only.
(b) 1,3,5 only.
(c) all are correct.
(d) none is correct.

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May 31st, 2011 at 7:07 pm

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