Daily Archive: August 29, 2016

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 29 August 2016

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 29 August 2016   Paper 3 Topic: Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security; money-laundering and its prevention.   MHA oversight for all NGOs?   The Home Ministry has asked the Finance Ministry to surrender its powers to monitor...

AIR spotlight summary on Recent Prime Minister’s Mann Ki Baat Address

    AIR spotlight summary on Recent Prime Minister’s Mann Ki Baat Address   Introduction Prime Minister started the 22nd edition of Mann Ki Baat edition with Rio Olympics and called up on the nation to encourage the Athletes. He touched upon a host of issues, like science, rains, floods and dangers of uncontrolled Antibiotics. The basic theme of the...

Insights into Issues: Non Performing Assets

    Insights into Issues: Non Performing Assets   What are NPAs  A non performing asset (NPA) is a loan or advance for which the principal or interest payment remained overdue for a period of 90 days. Banks are required to classify NPAs further into Substandard, Doubtful and Loss assets. 1. Substandard assets: Assets which has remained NPA for a period...

Insights into Editorial: The great nuclear disarmament divide

    Insights into Editorial: The great nuclear disarmament divide 29 August 2016 Over the past six years, a concerted effort by committed States, international organizations and civil society to reframe the international discourse on nuclear weapons around humanitarian considerations has gathered significant support. Momentum is now building towards the negotiation of a treaty to comprehensively prohibit nuclear weapons due...