Daily Archive: July 3, 2017

Lok Sabha TV- Public Forum : AIR INDIA DISINVESTMENT

  Lok Sabha TV- Public Forum : AIR INDIA DISINVESTMENT     The Cabinet recently approved the disinvestment plan for Air India and its five subsidiaries. It is being seen as Government’s one of the boldest reform moves till date. The Government is hopeful that the decision will attract a positive response and will revive Air India. The carrier has...

MOTIVATION and TOPPER’S STRATEGY: Dhyanachandra H M, Rank 47, CSE-2016, Age 24, Second Attempt, Insights Offline student

MOTIVATION and TOPPER’S STRATEGY Dhyanachandra H M AIR Rank 47, CSE-2016 Finally, my journey with the UPSC has ended on a good note. I have secured Rank 47 in CSE 2016 in my second attempt. I hail  from a small village in district named Shimoga (Karnataka) and I prepared completely at Insights offline for one full year during CSE 2016....

Insights into Editorial: Step Back

  Insights into Editorial: Step Back       Summary: China has ratcheted up pressure on India by officially publicising a military standoff at the Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet tri-junction. Though the standoff between both the armies is quite common, events this time have raised concerns. This time the matter is more contentious. To begin with, it is the first occasion that the...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 03 July 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 03 July 2017   Paper 3 Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   Sunderbans mangrove cover at risk   Remote sensing and GIS-enabled data offer definite proof for the first time that the mangrove forest cover in the Sunderbans has been depleting alarmingly. From 1986 to 2012, 124.418 sq. km., or about...