Daily Archive: September 4, 2017

India’s World – Korean crisis: is the war the only option?

India’s World – Korean crisis: is the war the only option? North Korea has recently in 2017 improved its nuclear weapons capability, increasing tensions against the US and its allies. It has been threatening US and neighbour South Korea by successfully conducting intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) tests. US president Donald Trump has also responded back by tough words pointing that...

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 04 September 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 04 September 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...

Insights into Editorial: Economy outlook still cloudy

Insights into Editorial: Economy outlook still cloudy   Context: Data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) showed the economy grew 5.7% in April-June, the first quarter of the current fiscal year, slower than the previous quarter’s 6.1% and much lower than the 7.9% growth registered in the first quarter of 2016-17. The real growth of GDP, i.e. after removing the impact of inflation,...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 04 September 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 04 September 2017   Paper 1:   Topic: Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies. Sitharaman becomes India’s first full-time woman defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman has become the first woman to become a full-time defence minister of the country. Sitharaman will now be...