Daily Archive: April 4, 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 04 April 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 04 April 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act.   ‘one candidate, one seat’ Context: The Election Commission has told the Supreme Court that it supports the proposal to allow one candidate to contest from only one constituency in an election. The EC expressed this view in an affidavit it...

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 04 April 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 04 April 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 is not...

Insights into Editorial: A perfect storm in the cotton field

Insights into Editorial: A perfect storm in the cotton field Context: Recently India’s agriculture ministry has decided to reduce royalties paid by Indian seed companies to Monsanto for its genetically modified (GM) cotton by 20.4%. Cutting Monsanto’s royalties, the government also lowered the prices of GM cotton seeds by 7.5%. In February, the Competition Commission of India, decided to probe...

SOLUTIONS – INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 13

SOLUTIONS  INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 13   1.Which of the following statements is/are correct? Environmental Information System (ENVIS) is a centralized computerized network database system. National Museum of Natural History was established to portray and promote awareness on the Natural Heritage of the country. Select the correct answer using the codes below: a) 1 only...