Daily Archive: February 5, 2016

Insights Daily Debates, Day – 138: Controlling and Protecting Siachen is Harming India more than Benefiting it

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 138 05 February 2016 Archives Today’s Topic “Controlling and Protecting Siachen is Harming India more than Benefiting it “ The Hindu   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 into Editorial: Protecting India’s trade Interests

Insights into Editorial: Protecting India’s trade Interests 05 February 2016 Article Link Summary: Twelve Pacific rim countries, in October 2015, agreed on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the largest regional trade agreement ever, which covers countries that account for 40% of the global economy. The aim of TPP is to ease the flow of goods, services and investments among them, and...

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz- 34

 Insights Current Affairs Quiz (2016)  – 34 05 February 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...

The Big Picture – Raghuram Rajan’s red flag on GDP

The Big Picture – Raghuram Rajan’s red flag on GDP Archives Summary: RBI governor Raghuram Rajan recently said that there are problems with the way we count GDP and that is why we need to be careful while talking about the real growth. Rajan’s remarks indicate the continuing suspicion among key policymakers about the veracity of the new GDP estimates...

Insights Daily Current Events, 05 February 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 05 February 2016 Archives   Paper 2 Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability. Julian Assange’s detention illegal, says UN panel The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has ruled the three-year period of political asylum sought by Wikileaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London as ‘unlawful detention’. This will be...