Daily Archive: May 18, 2016

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz- 116

 Insights Current Affairs Quiz (2016)  – 116 18 May 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 – 205: India should not be Upset with Pakistan’s Objections to Geospatial Bill

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 205 18 May 2016 Archives Today’s Topic ” India should not be Upset with Pakistan’s Objections to Geospatial Bill” 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 Daily Current Events, 18 May 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 18 May 2016 Paper 1 Topic: art and culture. Ancient Buddhist site found in Amaravati Archaeologists have found an ancient Buddhist site at Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh. What has been found? Three mounds studded with brickbats and pottery in red colour. The mounds were formed on huge boulders on which a brick-built stupa was raised.    Huge...

Insights into Editorial: The judiciary is shifting the balance of power

Insights into Editorial: The judiciary is shifting the balance of power Article Link 18 May 2016 Summary: Judiciary, in recent years, is increasingly being criticized for actively encroaching on the powers of legislative and executive authorities. “The judiciary has appropriated for itself a role far beyond its primary duties of dispensing justice and interpreting laws”, claim few parliamentarians. Few experts...

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 18 May 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 18 May  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: World wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization 1) “The Sykes-Picot Agreement, named for its British and French authors and the map it produced, is now widely considered a low point in...