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SKILL DEVELOPMENT IS THE NEED OF THE HOUR

In September 2017, I went to a small village in Maharashtra called Georai as part of my semester there. I came across a particular case of unemployment which, I later realised, is rather common throughout India. Young boys from marginal families go out for higher education and better job prospects only to return to farming […]

Indian National Movement

Revolutionary Patriots The first decade of the 20th century witnessed the growth of various revolutionary societies in different parts of the country. They believed that they would be able to demoralise the administrative machinery of the government by terrorising the big bosses of the imperial bureaucracy and thus win freedom for the country through coercive […]

INLAND WATERWAYS

The Lifeline Of A Nation “These roads (waterways) do not serve transportation alone, they also bind our fatherlands”, said famous German engineer, Fritz Tobt. Water, no doubt, is the life element of living world. All evolutionary changes have taken place through the water platform. Water transport is the cheapest means of transport in comparison with […]

Questions And Answers From The BBC World TV Quiz Game

By Siddhartha Basuof Kaun Banega CrorepatiPopular T.V. Show Competition Success Review had been serialising selected questions from the book BBC : The Complete Mastermind. Now we are proud to present different sets of questions every month from another book—BBC Mastermind India, edited and compiled by India’s Ace Quiz Master Siddhartha Basu and published by Teksons Bookshop, […]

EVERY SUCCESS HAS ITS OWN PATH

“The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus”, said legendary martial arts champion and actor Bruce Lee. The Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary defines success as “the fact that you have achieved something that you want and have been trying to do or get”. It also calls a person or a thing that has […]

Constitution Of India

The Union Legislature—Parliament Conduct Of Business Each House has a Roll of Members which is to be signed by every member before taking his seat. Every member should also make and subscribe to an oath of affirmation in order to formally assume his seat. With the Speaker or any other presiding officer in the chair […]

IAS Topper Talks To You

Competition Success Review Guides The Youth. I Have Been Following It Since 2011 —Ms. Shweta Chauhan, IAS Topper Ms. Shweta Chauhan has secured the 8th Rank in the UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE). She made it into the IAS in her third attempt. Her previous selections had been IRS (Customs & Central Excise) in 2015 […]

ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION

 How Can We Tackle It? “Environment is the sum total of all conditions and influences that affect the development and life of all organs”, said Dr. T. N. Khoshoo, world renowned environment scientist. Environment is everything that surrounds us. It plays a crucial role in human life as in the development of society. Mankind is […]

WORK IS WORSHIP

The position of stars that Rose essayed by actress Kate Winslett looks up at in the movie Titanic was wrong, said astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson. Acting on this feedback, director James Cameron rectified it for the 3D 25th anniversary release of the movie. This was unquestionable proof of the fact that James Cameron loves doing, […]

WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

Power is defined as the ability to influence the behaviour of others with or without restraint. The extent to which a person or group holds such power is related to the social influence they can wield. Noted French fashion designer Coco Chanel quoted, “A girl should be two things: who and what she wants”. A […]