Daily Archive: September 24, 2016

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 24 September 2016

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 24 September 2016   Paper 3 Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.   Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs)   The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has entered into five unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs) with Indian taxpayers. One of these Agreements has a rollback provision...

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 24 September, 2016

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz 24 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...

AIR spotlight summary on “Demand for Special Category Status by Andhra Pradesh”

    AIR spotlight summary on “Demand for Special Category Status by Andhra Pradesh” Introduction The Centre has announced a financial package for Andhra Pradesh. This comes at the end of the persistent demand by Andhra Pradesh for special category status. All the agricultural surplus of Andhra Pradesh and the irrigated district of Hyderabad where the climate was good, open...

The Big Picture- Uri Attacks: Diplomatic Options and Challenges

    The Big Picture- Uri Attacks: Diplomatic Options and Challenges   The attack on army base in Uri in Jammu and Kashmir and the killing of Indian soldiers continues to hold the attention of the entire country. The government faced with the demands of actions against perpetrators has been approaching the issue cautiously. Meanwhile, Pakistan has rejected the role...