Monthly Archive: April 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 29 April 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  29 April  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...

The Big Picture: India’s World- US – Russia Face-off in Afghanistan

  The Big Picture: India’s World- US – Russia Face-off in Afghanistan     Moscow and Washington seem to be heading for a face-off in Afghanistan. Last December, Moscow initiated a regional dialogue on Afghanistan. It has held three meetings of the group which contains Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, China, India and a few Central Asian republics. The US declined the...

Insights into Editorial: What sort of new FRBM do we need

    Insights into Editorial: What sort of new FRBM do we need     Summary: The report of N.K. Singh committee to review the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act (FRBMA), 2003, has been made public. However, there’s no indication as to whether the government will accept these recommendations.   Important recommendations made by the committee: A debt-to-GDP ratio...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 29 April 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 29 April 2017   Paper 2 Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Over 21 lakh LED Street Lights installed across India under Street Light National Programme   Under the Government of India’s Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) over 21 lakh conventional...