Daily Archive: September 28, 2016

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 28 September, 2016

    QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz 28 September, 2016 Archives Clarifications:   Q3, Quiz, September 27th (Click Here): The ‘Nightingale of India’ usually refers to Sarojini Naidu. This is a minor issue. Consider the first statement as “M.S. Subbulakshmi was born here”, instead of “The Nightingale of India was born here”.   Q5, Quiz, September 25th &...

AIR spotlight summary on “Merger of Railway and General Budget”

    AIR spotlight summary on “Merger of Railway and General Budget”   Introduction The Union Cabinet approved the merger of the general budget with the railway budget. In 1924 based upon the recommendations of Acworth Committee, railway budget was separated from the general budget. This year there was lot of pressure because of the 7th pay commission payouts that...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 28 September 2016

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 28 September 2016   Paper 3 Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   Invisible foe in air kills 600,000 in a year   According to a study conducted by WHO, air pollution could have killed at least 600,000 Indians in 2012.   What else the study notes? About a fifth of...