Daily Archive: November 13, 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 13 NOVEMBER 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 13 NOVEMBER 2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz   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 2018. It...

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 07 NOVEMBER 2017

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 07 NOVEMBER 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:   Political philosophies like...

Insights into Editorial: For a wider cover: meeting climate goals

Insights into Editorial: For a wider cover: meeting climate goals Context: In 2015, India made a Bonn Challenge commitment to place into restoration 13 million hectares (Mha) of degraded land by 2020 and an additional 8 Mha by 2030 which will have potential climate benefit of 2 GtCO2 sequestered. India’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) have also pledged to sequester 2.5 to...

AIR spotlight summary: PM visit to Manila and its significance

AIR spotlight summary: PM visit to Manila and its significance   Introduction: PM will be attending 15th ASEAN summit and 12th East Asian Summit and PM will also call a bilateral meeting with US president. Will this visit an enhancement and boost to PM’s Act East policy? Very much so. From the very beginning PM has given a lot of...