Daily Archive: November 16, 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 16 NOVEMBER 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 16 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...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 16 November 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 16 November 2017   Paper 1: Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues.   Birsa Munda     Context: Birth anniversary of Birsa Munda was observed on November 15th. In recognition of his impact on the national movement, the state of Jharkhand was...

Insights into Editorial: On maternity benefits

Insights into Editorial: On maternity benefits Context: The amendments to the Maternity Benefit Act, which were introduced this year, in particular the provision of 26 weeks of paid maternity leave and the mandatory crèche facility, are path-breaking, but there are concerns over their feasibility. Recently, the Labour Ministry placed the financial burden of implementing these measures squarely on the employers; this...