Daily Archive: August 16, 2016

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – August 16, 2016

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz August 16, 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....

Insights into Editorial: Not only the mother’s responsibility

      Insights into Editorial: Not only the mother’s responsibility   The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 was recently passed by the Rajya Sabha. The bill aims to benefit about 1.8 million women in the organised sector and increase the strength of the working women force in the country. The Bill introduces following major changes to the law relating...

All India Radio (AIR) Spotlight: Hardship of Indians in the Gulf

      All India Radio Spotlight: Hardship of Indians in the Gulf Issue With the fall of oil prices, economy of the Gulf nations has slowed down. It resulted in the loss of jobs of several thousands of Indian workers in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and many other countries. The condition is so bad that Indian Consulate is distributing food...