Daily Archive: September 9, 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 09 September 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 09 September 2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz Archives Explanation: Mosses have been used for decades to monitor air quality.  • Mosses lack a root system, so they rely on deposition from the atmosphere for their mineral nutrition. They are especially well-suited for air-quality assessment as they are very effective...

Insights into Editorial: All that data that Aadhaar captures

Insights into Editorial: All that data that Aadhaar captures Context: In 2009, the government of India launched a new identification program that has gone on to become the largest biometric database in the world. The program, known as Aadhaar, has collected the names, addresses, phone numbers—and perhaps more significantly, fingerprints, photographs, and iris scans—of more than 1 billion people. In...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 09 September 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 09 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. Army to induct women into military police soon to probe gender crimes The government has decided to recruit women jawans into the Army’s Corps of Military Police (CMP)...

All India Radio News Summary: 08 SEPTEMBER 2017

All India Radio News Summary: 08 SEPTEMBER 2017 International Literacy Day – “Literacy in a Digital World’ Today is International Literacy Day is observed every year on 8th September to emphasize the importance of literacy to individuals, society and communities. The theme of this year’s International Literacy Day is ‘Literacy in a Digital World’.   In India, the National Literacy...

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 9 September 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 9 September 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.   General Studies – 1;     Topic:    Poverty and developmental issues  1) A report on development in South Asia published by the South Asia Alliance for Poverty Eradication (SAAPE) focuses on poverty, mariginalisation and crisis of governance in the...