Daily Archive: May 4, 2016

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz- 105

 Insights Current Affairs Quiz (2016)  – 105 04 May 2016 Archives Clarifications: Quiz 104, May 3, 2016 Question 3: “Wind and temperature are the predominant drivers of fire behaviour. Hot temperatures will speed up the process of preheating and heat transfer and allow a fire to spread more quickly. Wind speeds up the process of heat transfer by pushing flames and...

Insights into Editorial: A taxing agenda

Insights into Editorial: A taxing agenda Summary: India’s income tax department recently released time series data for the period 2000-01 to 2014-15. This was an attempt to enhance transparency and encourage analysis which could provide insights for policymakers. This is also being seen as an attempt by the government to sensitize many on the need for the affluent to contribute...

Insights Daily Current Events, 04 May 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 04 May 2016 Paper 2 Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Lok Sabha passes CAF Bill Lok Sabha has unanimously passed the much awaited Compensatory Afforestation Fund (CAF) Bill, 2015. The Bill aims to ensure expeditious utilization of accumulated unspent amounts to the...

SYNOPSIS: Insights Secure Q&A May 02, 2016

SYNOPSIS: Insights Secure Q&A May 02, 2016 Archives This is a new feature. As feedback from our side on your answers is missing, we thought of providing detailed synopsis of important Secure questions on daily basis so that you could revise our synopsis and compare it with your answers. We intend to post synopsis of Secure questions every next day of...

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 04 May 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 04 May  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes. 1) “Forest fires highlight a larger cycle of threats in the western...