Daily Archive: January 3, 2017

AIR spotlight summary on “Progress made in the early Tsunami Warning System in India”

    AIR spotlight summary on “Progress made in the early Tsunami Warning System in India”     Introduction December 26, 2016 is the 12th anniversary of the 2004 Tsunami which took place in Indian Ocean. It was caused by an earthquake that had equivalent energy of 23,000 units and similar to Hiroshima type atomic bomb. During that time the...

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 03 January 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  03 January  2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz 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 2017....

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 03 January 2017

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 03 January 2017   Paper 3 Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   Many New Projects Under Namami Gange Approved For Haridwar and Varanasi   New projects under Namami Gange programme in Haridwar and Varanasi have been approved by National Mission for Clean Ganga. In Haridwar, 68 MLD sewage treatment plants...

Insights into Editorial: Not just about a quota

    Insights into Editorial: Not just about a quota 03 January 2016   Summary: A new survey called SARI, Social Attitudes Research for India, was recently conducted in India. The survey investigated what people in cities, towns, and villages think about reservations. SARI used a sampling frame based on mobile phone subscriptions, random digit dialling, within-household sample selection, and...