Daily Archive: September 12, 2017

Insights into Editorial: New strategy, old game: on Trump and Afghanistan

Insights into Editorial: New strategy, old game: on Trump and Afghanistan   Background: Afghanistan is experiencing political, social and security instability, with extremists taking advantage of the turmoil in the country. The United States and its allies launched a military operation in Afghanistan in 2001, just after the 9/11 terror attacks. The mission in Afghanistan ended in 2014. On January 1, 2015, NATO announced its new mission in the...

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 08 SEPTEMBER 2017

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 08 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:  ...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 12 September 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 12 September 2017   Paper 2:   Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   FSSAI launches online platform for food inspection, sampling To bring in transparency in food safety inspection and sampling, food regulator Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has put in place a nationwide online platform called ‘FoSCoRIS’ and has asked...

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 12 September 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 12 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...