Daily Archive: August 15, 2016

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – August 15, 2016

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz August 15, 2016 Archives Corrections August 12th Quiz 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...

Insights into Editorial: The currency question

Insights into Editorial: The currency question Livemint The recent agreement between the Government of India and the Reserve Bank of India to make inflation targeting the central bank’s prime focus has long way to go. This move represents an important structural shift in one of the two pillars of conventional macroeconomic policy (the other, of course, being fiscal policy). Background:...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 15 August 2016

      Insights Daily Current Affairs, 15 August 2016   Paper 1 Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues.   Independence Day   India is celebrating its 70th Independence day today. The country became independent from British colonialism on this day in 1947. Background: On the 15th...