Monthly Archive: October 2018

Rajya Sabha TV: In Depth – India’s Active volcano

Rajya Sabha TV: In Depth – India’s Active volcano (TOPICS COVERED: PRELIMS:  Indian and World Geography – Physical MAINS: GENERAL STUDIES I – Important Geophysical phenomena such as volcanic activity, geographical features and their location)   India’s live volcano in the Andaman and Nicobar islands is reported to be erupting once again in 2018. The eruptions could be linked to...

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 31 October 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,31 October 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 a...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 31 October 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 31 October 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues.   Sardar Patel Statue of Unity   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Significance of the statue of unity and role and contributions of Sardar Vallabhai Patel in Indian National...

Insights into Editorial: Where India, Japan ties stand now and what is planned for the future

Insights into Editorial: Where India, Japan ties stand now and what is planned for the future   Context: The 13th India-Japan annual summit commenced with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe visiting a factory of FANUC Corporation, one of the largest makers of industrial robots in the world. The visit to the FANUC facility was important...

Insights into Editorial: Defusing tensions: on CBI feud

Insights into Editorial: Defusing tensions: on CBI feud Context: The recent happenings at the CBI are unprecedented. Never has the premier investigating agency of the country been in similar crisis. These events will have ramifications on the dignity, discipline and image of CBI. The question that should be troubling us is how are things so opaque within our investigative agency?...