Daily Archive: January 15, 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 15 January 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 15 January 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav-2018   Context: To celebrate the idea of unity in diversity, the Ministry of Culture is organising the 7th edition of the Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav. The Mahotsav will...

AIR spotlight summary on “Persons of Indian Origin Parliamentary Conference”.

AIR spotlight summary on “Persons of Indian Origin Parliamentary Conference”.   Introduction The Persons of Indian Origin – Parliamentarian Conference is the first such conference to be hosted by India and it highlights the importance India places on the people of Indian origin. This highlights India’s policy which is seen as encouraging Indians who are living in other parts of...

All India Radio News Summary: 14 JANUARY 2018

All India Radio News Summary: 14 JANUARY 2018 Finance Minister says, Centre is trying to increase income of farmers through new initiatives and schemes; Finance Minister launched the country’s first Agri-commodity Options in Guar Seed, on the occasion of Makar Sankranti in New Delhi. It is first-of-its-kind hedging tool that will prove to be a game changer for farmers. Agri...

Insights into Editorial: The much-neglected pollutant

Insights into Editorial: The much-neglected pollutant Context: As a blanket of pollutants descends on large parts of north India, it is important to remember that killer pollutants go beyond particulate matter. A much-neglected pollutant in discussions about pollution is surface ozone (O3). A recent study shows that O3 levels will continue to rise drastically, particularly in north India. An analysis...