Daily Archive: December 30, 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 30 DECEMBER 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 30 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 Daily Current Affairs, 30 December 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 30 December 2017   Paper 1: Topic: Urbanization, their problems and their remedies.   Cities need a sustainable transport update Context: Bengaluru’s never-ending traffic jam and Delhi’s pollution levels has made it resoundingly clear that the present model of urban transport is unsustainable, and the only way out of the cycle—of rising incomes and more wheels...

Insights into Editorial: Out at sea

Insights into Editorial: Out at sea   Context: In its National Security Strategy (NSS), the U.S. has called China a “challenger” and “rival” while welcoming India’s emergence as a “leading global power and stronger strategic and defence partner”, and declared that it seeks to increase ‘Quadrilateral’ cooperation with Japan, Australia, and India. The NSS also states that the U.S. would...

Insights into Editorial: There isn’t going to be a war between India and China today

Insights into Editorial: There isn’t going to be a war between India and China today Context: The scholar of India-China relations on the contours of the ‘new Cold War’ in Asia and Beijing’s vision for the Indian Ocean speaks about the challenge to India from China in South Asia, his research on the 1962 war, and why he thinks there...

All India Radio News Summary: 29 DECEMBER 2017

All India Radio News Summary: 29 DECEMBER 2017 India intends to remain engaged with China on the issue of trans-border rivers to safeguard the national interest As a lower riparian state, New Delhi has established user rights to waters of the trans-border rivers. It was reported that China has taken move to build a 1,000 km long tunnel to divert...