Daily Archive: November 28, 2017

Insights Learning (I-Learning) TEST 14 : 12 – 19 November, 2017

Insights Learning (I-Learning) TEST 14 : 12 – 19 November, 2017   Reegle Tagging API (application programming interface)   Why? An explosion of information is available online in the climate and development sectors. But this flood of content in our email inboxes, on servers, in data warehouses or in the cloud is just that – a flood – but no...

Insights Learning (I-Learning) TEST 12 and 13 : 15 October – 12 November, 2017

Insights Learning (I-Learning) TEST 12 and 13 : 15 October – 12 November, 2017   Phenotype    Background: Genotype is the complete heritable genetic identity of an organism. The word genotype can also refer just to a particular gene or set of genes carried by an individual. For example, if you carry a mutation that is linked to diabetes, you...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 28 November 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 28 November 2017   GS Paper 1: Topic: Role of women and women’s organization.   Program to train Elected Women Representatives of PRIs       Context: the government has launched an intensive training program for Elected Women Representatives (EWRs) of Panchayati Raj Institutions and Master Trainers, in New Delhi. This capacity building program is...

Insights into Editorial: Reaching out to neighbours

Insights into Editorial: Reaching out to neighbours Background: The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is among the world’s largest regional intergovernmental organisations. Since its inception, the countries in the region have become more integrated through enhanced intraregional trade and connectivity. The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), geographically proximate to ASEAN, started its journey in 1985 with similar...

Insights into Editorial: A toolkit to think local

Insights into Editorial: A toolkit to think local   Context: The ‘India State Level Disease Burden’ report, prepared as part of the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Study 2016, and published in Lancet, has found that every State in India has a higher burden from non-communicable diseases and injuries than from infectious diseases. The study used multiple data sources to...