Daily Archive: August 14, 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,14 August 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 14 August 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 Daily Current Affairs, 14 August 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 14 August 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Women and women related issues.   Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act   What to study? For Prelims: Features of the Act. For Mains: Significance and the need for this legislation.   Context: As per the latest amendment to the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014, it is now mandatory...

Insights into Editorial: A climate for green funds

Insights into Editorial: A climate for green funds   Introduction: Climate change causes rising temperatures, altered water cycles and extreme weather events that raise risks to energy, food and water systems, people and the global economy. Between 2030 and 2050, the World Health Organisation expects 250,000 additional deaths a year due to climate change.   Context: HSBC Global Research new analysis...

Rajya Sabha TV In Depth Exploring Shale Oil

Rajya Sabha TV In Depth Exploring Shale Oil On August 1, 2018 Union Cabinet of India allowed simultaneous exploitation of unconventional hydrocarbon resources like coal-bed methane, shale and unconventional oil and natural gas. The decision is expected to boost domestic output and spur investments by different firms.   Analysis: Diagram showing types of oil and gas wells A vertical well...