Daily Archive: April 20, 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 20 April 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  20 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- Shadow of a death sentence on Indo-Pak ties

  The Big Picture: India’s World- Shadow of a death sentence on Indo-Pak ties   A Pakistani military court has sentenced a former Indian navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav to death for espionage and sabotage in Pakistan. India has denied that Jadhav was a spy and has dismissed the Pakistan court’s proceedings as farcical. India has also said that if the...

Insights into Editorial: Cheap generic vs costly branded: Issues in picking right drug in India

    Insights into Editorial: Cheap generic vs costly branded: Issues in picking right drug in India   Summary: The central government is planning to bring a legal framework under which doctors will have to prescribe generic medicines which are cheaper than equivalent branded drugs, to patients. If a doctor writes a prescription, he has to write in it that...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 20 April 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 20 April 2017   Paper 2 Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-third Amendment) Bill 2017 and National Commission for Backward Classes (Repeal) Bill, 2017 The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister has given Ex-post facto...

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 20 April 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 20 April 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. STATIC Syllabus Timetable General Studies – 1; Topic: Changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes. 1) The India Meteorological Department has forecast ‘normal’ monsoon in the country.  In the...