Daily Archive: January 20, 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 20 JANUARY 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 20 JANUARY 2018 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, 20 January 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 20 January 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.   Election Commission recommends disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs   The Election Commission has recommended that 20 MLAs of the Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi be disqualified as they held offices of profit while being legislators....

Insights into Editorial: Protecting marriages across castes

Insights into Editorial: Protecting marriages across castes Context: Eight years after the National Commission for Women (NCW) proposed a special law to punish honour killings incited by khap panchayats, the Supreme Court has said that adults are free to marry persons of their own choice and hurting couples, or summoning them before clan members, groups, or a khap, is “absolutely...

All India Radio News Summary: 19 January 2018

All India Radio News Summary: 19 January 2018 Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA) has crossed one crore mark in antenatal check-ups The programme was launched in 2016 to fulfil the vision of ensuring comprehensive and quality antenatal checkups to pregnant women across the country. The PMSMA provides quality check-ups to pregnant women on 9th of every month. Safe pregnancy has...

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 23 NOVEMBER 2017

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 23 NOVEMBER 2017 NOTE: Please remember that following ‘answers’ are NOT ‘model answers’. They are NOT synopsis too if we go by definition of the term. What we are providing is content that both meets demand of the question and at the same time gives you extra points in the form of background information. General Studies – 1...