Daily Archive: March 4, 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 04 March 2017

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 04 March 2017   Paper 3 Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   World Wildlife Day   World Wildlife Day was celebrated on March 3rd. Theme for 2017 is “Listen to the Young Voices.” Given that almost one quarter of the world’s population is aged between 10 and 24, vigorous efforts...

Insights into Editorial: Campaigning on a budget

    Insights into Editorial: Campaigning on a budget    Summary: There is a considerable body of thinking in India that political funding is the nodal centre of unaccounted and illicit money transfers, and is the primary cause of corruption of the body politic. In this context, experts have suggested to go for publicly-funded elections.   Background: According to a...

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 04 March 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  04 March  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. It...

Insights Secure + Static: Ethics Revision test

  Answer ALL the questions in about 150 words: (10×10=100)   “Corruption is an important manifestation of the failure of ethics.” Comment. “A factor which increases corruption is over-centralization.” Do you agree? Substantiate. Some significant efforts have been made over the last two decades to bring about meaningful electoral reforms in India. Discuss these reforms. The role of ethics in...