Daily Archive: January 9, 2018

Insights into Editorial: The problem of land hoarding

Insights into Editorial: The problem of land hoarding   Context: As per the details from to the Government Land Information System (GLIS), the government owns at least 13,505 square km. The government owns more land than it admits, large swathes of which are unused or underutilised. Government Land Information System (GLIS) In 2012, a committee headed by former finance secretary...

All India Radio News Summary : 08 JANUARY 2018

All India Radio News Summary : 08 JANUARY 2018 Saudi Arabia gives green signal to India’s proposal to revive sea route for Haj pilgrimage. Minority Affairs Minister said that Saudi Arabia has given green signal to India’s proposal to revive option of Haj pilgrimage through sea route. It will be a revolutionary, pro-poor, pilgrim-friendly decision. Sending Haj pilgrims through ships...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 09 January 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 09 January 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these.   All India Whips’ Conference Context: The 18th All India Whips’ Conference was recently inaugurated at Udaipur, Rajasthan. The conference is hosting around 90 Delegates belonging to 19 States and...

AIR Spotlight Summary on: “Various Aspects of Energy Conservation”

AIR Spotlight Summary on: “Various Aspects of Energy Conservation”     Introduction Energy is life, without energy the modern lifestyle or even to survive an ordinary lifestyle cannot be imagined. So energy is very vital for the existence of human being. Oil is one of the conventional age old energy sources which are finite. The total oil stock of the...