Daily Archive: August 2, 2016

Insights Daily Current Affairs: 02 August 2016

  Insights Daily Current Affairs: 02  August 2016   Paper-3: Awareness in Space NASA to explore asteroid Bennu during its close encounter with Earth   A near-Earth asteroid that is coming towards our planet after being dislodged by a gravitational pull can indeed strike us and cause massive destruction, but according to experts, it has a only a one in...

The Big Picture: South China Sea AND Impact of Tribunal Verdict

The Big Picture: South China Sea AND Impact of Tribunal Verdict The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), Hague, Netherlands gave the judgement that China cannot legally claim historic rights over the islands in the sea falling within the nine-dash line. The PCA said that China has violated sovereign rights of Philippines. This issue was raised by Philippines in 2013 at...

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – August 2, 2016

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz August 2, 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...

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 02 August 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 02 August  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. PRELIMS REVISION PROGRAM TIMETABLE (CLICK HERE) Prelims Revision Tests General Studies – 1; Topic: Urbanization – problems and remedies 1) Examine how can Microsoft’s CityNext platform help India’s smart city project. (200 Words) Livemint General Studies – 2 Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions...