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CURRENT AFFAIRS

Current affairs is a genre of broadcast journalism in which major news stories are discussed at length in a timely manner. This differs from regular news broadcasts that place emphasis on news reports presented for simple presentation as soon as possible, often with a minimum of analysis. The two words – Current and Affairs come together to give an interesting name to a subject of study. Current means recent, day to day life and affairs mean events, issues etc. Current affairs revolve around happenings in different field related to national, international, economy, sports, science and technology, environment.

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How to prepare for Current Affairs for UPSC Civil Services Exam (prelims + mains)?

The importance of current affairs in prelims and mains of UPSC examination is increasing day by day. When we talk about GS Mains paper - GS PAPER -1, GS PAPER -2, GS PAPER -3 and even GS - 4 of ethics- each and every paper contain some questions which could be answered while reading regular newspaper. Topics like Disaster Management, health and disease, governmental schemes, International Relation, Internal security , Indian society , physical geography( Geophysical phenomena ), Governance, art and culture etc. require update from current affairs

Sources from where topics could be covered for prelims as well as mains

There is no lack of materials related to current affairs. Almost every coaching institute now publishes their own magazine

What the most important is that one MUST ADHERE TO FEW SOURCES AND STUDY THEM THROUGHLY AND COMPREHENSIVELY AND REPEATEDLY.

1. The Hindu

2. The Indian Express

3. PIB