Monthly Archive: August 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 31 Aug 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 31 Aug 2017   Paper 2:   Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.   Atal Pension Yojana (APY) surges ahead with 62 lakh enrolment The Pension Fund...

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 31 August 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  31 August 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....

Insights into Editorial: Unease of doing business

  Insights into Editorial: Unease of doing business   Background: Last year, after the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Ranking placed India at a lowly 130 out of 150 countries, Prime Minister asked bureaucrats to explain the reasons for the country’s poor performance and directed them to work on improving the ranking. About 10 months later, a survey by the...

All India Radio News Summary: 30 AUGUST 2017

All India Radio News Summary: 30 AUGUST 2017 GST collections exceeded the revenue target for the first month The goods and services tax, GST, launched on the 1st of July, has got off to a good start, with collections exceeding the revenue target for the first month. Finance Minister said that it seems comfortable, the redline has been crossed in...