Daily Archive: December 26, 2017

Insights into Editorial: Power of the collective

Insights into Editorial: Power of the collective Introduction: Domestic violence, or intimate partner violence (IPV) as it is sometimes called, is a worldwide problem. Intimate partner violence is referred as a threatened physical, sexual, financial or emotional abuse of a woman by their intimate partner. Domestic violence in India includes any form of violence suffered by a person from a...

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 26 DECEMBER 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 26 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...

Insights into Editorial: Seeing through a glass darkly

Insights into Editorial: Seeing through a glass darkly   Context: Much has changed since November 26, 2008 terror attacks on multiple targets in Mumbai and terror has evolved into an even more dangerous phenomenon. Recent variants represent a paradigmatic change in the practice of violence. To deal with the terror threat, there must be far greater sharing of intelligence among...

All India Radio News Summary: 25 DECEMBER 2017

All India Radio News Summary: 25 DECEMBER 2017 Kulbhushan Jadhav’s wife and mother met him in Pakistan.   The wife and mother of Kulbhushan Jadhav visited Pakistan to meet him. The meeting took place at the Pakistan Foreign Ministry in Islamabad. Pakistan had issued visa to the wife and mother of Kulbhushan Yadav on 20th of this month.   Background: Former Indian...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 26 December 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 26 December 2017   Paper 2:   Topic: Role of civil services in a democracy.   Good Governance Day 2017 Context: Good Governance Day is observed annually on December 25th, the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Good Governance Day was established in 2014 to honor Mr Vajpayee by fostering awareness among the...