Daily Archive: September 8, 2017

The Big Picture – Takeaways from 2017 BRICS Summit

The Big Picture – Takeaways from 2017 BRICS Summit   Indian Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi and China’s President Xi Jinping had their first bilateral meeting since the Doklam standoff. This meeting at the 9th BRICS summit (3rd-5th September 2017) in Xiamen, China came just a few days after 28 August 2017 when both the countries announced that they had...

Insights into Editorial: Demonetisation: now a proven failure?

Insights into Editorial: Demonetisation: now a proven failure? 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%. The first half of the last fiscal year, that is the period prior to demonetisation, recorded a real growth of 7.7%. The present April to...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 08 September 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 08 September 2017   Paper 2:   Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.   International Literacy Day – 2017 The 51st International Literacy Day is being celebrated on 8th September, 2017 and the theme announced by UNESCO is `Literacy in a digital world’.   Background: The...

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 05 SEPTEMBER 2017

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 05 SEPTEMBER 2017 NOTE: Please remember that following ‘answers’ are NOT ‘model answers’. They are NOT synopsis too if we go by definition of the term. What we are providing is content that both meets demand of the question and at the same time gives you extra points in the form of background information. Topic:    Urbanization –...