Daily Archive: December 1, 2016

Lok Sabha TV- Insight: International Day of Rural Women

    Lok Sabha TV- Insight: International Day of Rural Women   Note: Please watch from 23ed minute for today’s topic   On October 15th each year, the United Nations celebrates International Day of Rural Women and recognizes importance of women in enhancing agricultural and rural development worldwide. As per the UN, empowering rural women is a prerequisite to fulfil...

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 29 November 2016

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 29 November, 2016 QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz 29 November, 2016 Archives Clarifications:   Question 9, Quiz 27th and 28th November, 2016 (Click HERE): Regarding ‘incremental cash reserve ratio’ – The question should have been better worded. It should have been, “The RBI, in an attempt to absorb some of...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 01 December 2016

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 01 December 2016   Paper 3 Topic: Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.   Trade costs of India remain high: UN body   The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) said, in its recently released Asia-Pacific Trade and...

Insights into Editorial: India’s missing girl children

    Insights into Editorial: India’s missing girl children   Summary: The demographic transition in India has brought along an ugly unintended consequence – a historically strong preference for sons over daughters in these societies has strengthened with the decline in fertility, thus worsening the female-male sex ratio at birth. New data from the Civil Registration System of the Registrar...