Daily Archive: May 12, 2016

Insights Daily Debates, Day – 202: There should be directly elected mayors in major cities such as Mumbai and Pune

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 202 12 May 2016 Archives Today’s Topic “There should be directly elected mayors in major cities such as Mumbai and Pune” Livemint 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...

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz- 111

 Insights Current Affairs Quiz (2016)  – 111 12 May 2016 Archives Clarifications: Question 3, Quiz 109, May 10th: “But are the logistic support elements of the Armed Forces the only component of the tail? A look at the larger national environment gives a different picture and suggests an alternative and more efficient method of reducing expenditure that could generate more funds...

Insights Daily Current Events, 12 May 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 12 May 2016 Paper 2 Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. SC quashes TRAI’s call drop rules The Supreme Court has provided massive relief to the telecom service providers by quashing Telecom Consumers Protection   (Ninth   Amendment)   Regulations,   2015, of the Telecom Regulatory Authority...

Insights into Editorial: Managing India’s freshwater

Insights into Editorial: Managing India’s freshwater Article Link 12 May 2016 India, with 2.5% of global landmass, has 4% of the world’s freshwater resources. This has however come under increasing demographic stress since India is home to about 16% of world population and the distribution of freshwater is skewed spatially and temporally. Also, the usage has been inefficient and wasteful....

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 12 May 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 12 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) Why and how is India’s agriculture vulnerable to climate change? What policy prescriptions...