Daily Archive: December 8, 2017

Is there a case for a relook at EVMs?

Insights into Editorial: Is there a case for a relook at EVMs? Context: The issue of credibility of EVMs has become quite complicated with different parties raising serious objections about the functioning of the machines. The controversy surrounding the electronic voting machine (EVM) tampering was reignited after the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party raised the issue with the Election...

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 08 DECEMBER 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 08 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...

All India Radio News Summary: 07 DECEMBER 2017

All India Radio News Summary: 07 DECEMBER 2017 Centre tells Supreme Court that it is willing to extend the deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar till 31st March next year The Centre told the Supreme Court that it is willing to extend the deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar to avail various services and benefits of government schemes till 31st...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 08 December 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 08 December 2017   GS Paper 1: Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Kumbh Mela   Context: The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage under UNESCO has inscribed ´KumbhMela´ on the Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage...