Monthly Archive: February 2018

Insights into Editorial: Fixing delivery

Insights into Editorial: Fixing delivery   Context: For better targeting of subsidies and plugging leakages, the government plans to roll out direct benefit transfer for fertiliser subsidy across the country. The fertiliser subsidy will be given directly to the manufacturer after capturing the Aadhaar number through a point-of-sale (PoS) device of the farmer on purchase of a bag of fertiliser. An...

EXCLUSIVE: Insights IAS Revision Modules for UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam – 2018

  Insights IAS Revision Modules for UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam – 2018   Like last year, this year also we are going to publish Insights Exclusive Revision modules for UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam – 2018.  Last year, these revision modules were extremely useful for last minute revision. This year, we are coming up with more focused modules keeping...

Insights Daily Debates: Issues that Matter – 13 (International politics is never about democracy and human rights. It’s about the interests of states)

      . Insights Daily Debates Issues that Matter – 13 ARCHIVES What’s this Initiative? Click Here   International politics is never about democracy and human rights. It’s about the interests of states What is international politics? Is international politics all about protecting one’s self interest? Does human rights and democracy really matter to the USA and other developed...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 28 February 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 28 February 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   World Cities Culture Forum Context: Mumbai is set to be the newest member and the first Indian city on the World Cities Culture Forum (WCCF), a platform for cities to...

All India Radio News Summary: 27 FEBRUARY 2018

All India Radio News Summary: 27 FEBRUARY 2018 Chilika Lake in Odisha has emerged as the single largest habitat of Irrawaddy dolphins The Chilika Lake in Odisha has emerged as the single largest habitat of Irrawaddy dolphins in the world with the spotting of 155 such animals. The number is more compared to last year’s figure of around 100 dolphins...