Daily Archive: December 4, 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 04 DECEMBER 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 04 DECEMBER 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 is...

Insights into Editorial: A misleading hunger index

Insights into Editorial: A misleading hunger index Context: Per capita food production in India has increased by 26% (2004-05 to 2013-14), while it has doubled in the last 50 years. While this kind of growth rate in food production is expected to reduce hunger significantly over time, the Global Hunger Index (GHI) prepared by the International Food Policy Research Institute...

AIR spotlight summary: Global Entrepreneurship Summit

AIR spotlight summary: Global Entrepreneurship Summit   Context: Global Entrepreneurship Summit recently held in Hyderabad. It is an important step in deepening the ties between India and US. New US ambassador to India said, security relations between the two countries will reinforce each other to make this kind of interaction more meaningful. Many leading entrepreneurs attended the Summit which testifies...

All India Radio News Summary: 03 DECEMBER 2017

All India Radio News Summary: 03 DECEMBER 2017 First phase of Chabahar port in Iran opens creating a new strategic transit route between Iran, India and Afghanistan bypassing Pakistan. The first phase of the Chabahar port in Iran was inaugurated by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.  Minister of State for Shipping represented India at the inauguration of the Phase-1 of the...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 04 December 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 04 December 2017   GS Paper 1: Topic: Urbanization, their problems and their remedies.   Green habitat   Context: The Kerala government is considering promoting a ‘green habitat’ concept giving thrust to eco-friendly and reusable building materials, natural water storage and solid waste management. The objective of the concept is to introduce maximum eco-friendly and...