Daily Archive: March 8, 2017

AIR spotlight summary on “World Wildlife Day”.

  AIR spotlight summary on “World Wildlife Day”.   Introduction World Wildlife Day is celebrated on 3 March, the day of signature of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants. At the same time, the Day reminds us of the urgent...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 08 March 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 08 March 2017   Paper 1 Topic: Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.   Nari Shakti Puraskars   Nari Shakti Puraskars 2016 will be presented by the President on the eve of International Women’s Day.   About Nari Shakti Puraskars: To...

Insights into Editorial: All those who are out of the tax net

  Insights into Editorial: All those who are out of the tax net    Summary: The Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, made a sweeping statement in his Budget speech this year claiming that India is “a tax non-compliant society and too many people evade taxes”. What the stats say? Of nearly 127 crore Indians, only 2.6 crore pay income tax. The...

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 08 March 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  08 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...