Movers and shapers: On Migrant workers

Synopsis: Targeted terror attacks in Kashmir have triggered an exodus of migrant workers. But this is not the sole challenge faced by migrant workers in India. Introduction Attacks on migrants in Kashmir have received nationwide attention. However, the challenges posed by nativist politics for migrant workers have gone unnoticed. Migrant workers provide cheap labor to… Continue reading Movers and shapers: On Migrant workers

UPSC CSE Prelims 2021 GS Paper 1 | Answer key | Set A, B, C, D

Dear Friends, We are releasing the UPSC CSE Prelims 2021 GS Paper 1 answer key for all Sets A, B, C, D. Note: In case, you find any error in the key, you can report the same either in the comment box or through email to ravi@forumias.com To watch UPSC CSE Prelims Question Paper discussion… Continue reading UPSC CSE Prelims 2021 GS Paper 1 | Answer key | Set A, B, C, D

[Download pdf] UPSC CSE Prelims 2021 CSAT Question paper

Dear friends, UPSC CSE Prelims 2021 CSAT Paper has also been conducted in the 2nd session. The question paper of the same is out. You can download the UPSC CSE Prelims 2021 CSAT question paper PDF from the link given below: UPSC CSE Prelims 2021 CSAT Question paper  You can watch the Prelims 2021 GS… Continue reading [Download pdf] UPSC CSE Prelims 2021 CSAT Question paper

[Download pdf] UPSC CSE Prelims 2021 Question paper – GS Paper 1 + answer key

Dear friends, UPSC CSE Prelims 2021 GS Paper 1 has just been conducted. The question paper of the same is out. You can download the UPSC CSE Prelims 2021 question paper PDF from the link given below: Download UPSC CSE Prelims 2021 Question Paper – GS Paper 1 [Download pdf] Answer key of UPSC CSE Prelims… Continue reading [Download pdf] UPSC CSE Prelims 2021 Question paper – GS Paper 1 + answer key

Need Smart Govts For Checking Big Tech

Synopsis: This article is based on ideas from a book on how governments can check the power of big techs. Introduction The book System Error: Where Big Tech Went Wrong and How We Can Reboot, has been written by Stanford University professors Rob Reich, Mehran Sahami, and Jeremy M Weinstein. This book talks about the… Continue reading Need Smart Govts For Checking Big Tech

Simple, but brilliant: on Nobel Prize for Chemistry

Synopsis: This year’s Nobel Prize for Chemistry is awarded for the discovery of an efficient, “precise, cheap, fast and environmentally friendly” concept of catalysis asymmetric organocatalysis. Read – What is asymmetric organocatalysis? Significance of discovery Simpler: This concept for making molecules is simpler than one could ever imagine. Accelerating research: The multitudes of new organocatalysts… Continue reading Simple, but brilliant: on Nobel Prize for Chemistry

Must Read Current Affairs Articles – Oct 8th 2021

About Must Read News Articles: Must Read News Articles is an initiative by Team ForumIAS to provide links to the most important news articles of the day. It covers several newspapers such as The Hindu, Indian Express, Livemint, etc. This saves the time and effort of students in identifying useful and important articles. With newspaper websites… Continue reading Must Read Current Affairs Articles – Oct 8th 2021

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2021

What is the news?  Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2021 has been awarded to German scientist Benjamin List and Scotland-born scientist David WC MacMillan “for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis.”   What is asymmetric organocatalysis?  Catalysts are substances that control and accelerate chemical reactions, without becoming part of the final product. For example, catalysts in cars transform toxic substances in exhaust fumes into harmless molecules. … Continue reading Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2021