Daily Archive: September 19, 2016

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 19 September 2016

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 19 September 2016   Paper 2 Topic: Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary Ministries and Departments of the Government; pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity.   SC moves away from death penalty   The Supreme Court has commuted the death sentence of a youth for...

AIR spotlight summary on Successful launch of Weather Satellite INSAT 3DR

  AIR spotlight summary on Successful launch of Weather Satellite INSAT 3DR Introduction ISRO successfully launched the country’s weather satellite INSAT-3DR, into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO). The launch took place from the Second Launch Pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR (SDSC SHAR), Sriharikota, the spaceport of India. The operation of India’s heavier rocket GSLV Mark-2 equipped with...

Insights into Editorial: Equal opportunity for women will boost growth

    Insights into Editorial: Equal opportunity for women will boost growth   The new report on economic freedom in the world was released by the Fraser Institute recently.   What’s so special about the report? One of the interesting innovations in the report is to adjust the data by also considering the economic freedom of women in various countries....

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 17 September, 2016

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz 17 September, 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...