Daily Archive: April 19, 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 19 April 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 19 April 2017   Paper 2 Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   Met dept. expects a ‘normal’ monsoon   In its first official forecast of the season, the IMD expects India to have normal monsoons this year. Key facts: Rains are likely to be 96% of the 50-year average of 89cm for the...

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 19 April 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  19 April  2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz Archives Clarifications: Q3, 12th April 2017 (Click HERE): Regarding Part IVA – the answer is correct. For further clarity, here is one of the Fundamental Duties – “to promote harmony and the spirit of common brotherhood amongst all the people of India...

Insights into Editorial: Equity in debt

    Insights into Editorial: Equity in debt   Summary: An expert committee formed to review the FRBM Act of 2003 has recommended to review the Act. This advice requires attention, given India’s track record.   Important recommendations made by the committee: Maintain the 3% target till 2019-20 before aiming for further reduction. Pare India’s cumulative public debt as a...

MOTIVATION: Karma Yoga

    Karma-yoga Shreya Kabir To how many of you did it ring a bell? I am sure people from philosophy optional can give a full-fledged lecture on this! Of the paths of spiritual liberation, in Hinduism karma yoga or Nishkama Karma is the path of unselfish action, as stated in the Bhagavad Gita. It teaches that a spiritual seeker...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 18 April 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 18 April 2017   Paper 3 Topic: Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.   Power Purchase Agreement for Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Power Project signed   Madhya Pradesh government has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to supply 24% of electricity generated from the Rewa ultra mega...