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China Blocks India’s move on Masood Azhar at the United Nations

AIR Debate – China Blocks India’s move on Masood Azhar at the United Nations   Recently China blocked Pathankot terror attack master mind Masood to be listed as international terrorist at the United Nations. This comes at a time when PM Modi is emphasising the world [...]

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President of 71st Session of United Nations General Assembly is Peter Thomson

Fijian diplomat Peter Thomson is elected as President of 71st session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in the secret canvass election for the post by beating Andreas Mavroyiannis of Cyprus with 94 to 90 votes, with one abstention. Peter Thomson creates history by electing [...]

[GS2] Department of Personnel & Training, Vigilance: functions, United Nations Convention against Corruption, fodder points for GS4

Prologue Functions of Pension department Pensioners’ Portal Functions of DoPT Recruitment /Appointment boards Recruiting agency vs Personnel agency Reservation in recruitment Training Administrative Vigilance UNCAC Integrity Pact Stability of Tenure Commercial Employment RTI related work Joint Consultative Machinery (JCM) BOARD OF ARBITRATION (BOA) [...]

[United Nations] UN Security Sector Reforms (SSR): What & Why?

DONOT confuse this topic with UN Security council (Veto-body) reform. Background UN carter mandates every member to either troops or equivalent money in UN Peacekeeping operations (PKOs). The share depends on country’s economy & status in global governance. While developed countries usually send money, developing [...]

United India AO Exam Structure

[United India AO] Share your Mains exam experience for benefit of future aspirants

General Awareness (40: generalist | specialist) Reasoning (50 Generalist | 40 Specialist) Quantitative Aptitude (50 Questions) English (40 questions for both Gen & Spec.) Computer (20 for Generalist | unknown for Specialist) Technical knowledge (40 Qs for Specialists only) Descriptive paper Job bond [...]