Daily Archive: January 8, 2016

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz- 07

 Insights Current Affairs Quiz (2016)  – 07 08 January 2016 Archives  The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs . The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu  and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil services preliminary exam 2016. It is not a test of your knowledge. If you...

Insights Daily Debates, Day – 119: Delhi’s Odd – Even Policy Should be Implemented Across India

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 119 08 January 2016 Archives Today’s Topic ” Delhi’s Odd – Even Policy Should be Implemented Across India “   NOTE: Unlike past we will not be giving you topic in question format. We observed that it turned out to be another Q & A session. We will just mention the topic and you may start...

Insights Daily Current Events, 08 January 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 08 January 2016 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Important aspects of governance. Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs merged with MEA The Union Government has merged the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) with the Ministry of External Affairs. Why? To avoid duplication of work as most of the work of MOIA was done by Indian missions abroad...

Insights into Editorial: A Case for Expanding DBT

Insights into Editorial: A Case for Expanding DBT 08 January 2016 Article Link So far, Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) has been able to tackle two major issues associated with subsidies in India-targeting and leakages. This makes the time ripe to have DBT for all subsidy programmes. What is DBT? The government’s DBT plan involves transferring the subsidy amount directly to...