Daily Archive: December 4, 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 04 December 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 04 December 2018   Paper 2: Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   World Customs Organization   What to study? Static Part: Key facts on WCO. Dynamic and Current: Role of WCO in global market and emerging challenges.   Context: 80th Session of the Policy Commission of the World...

Indian Pavillion at COP-24.

Topics covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. Important International institutions, agencies and fora-their structure, mandate.   Indian Pavillion at COP-24.   The Union Environment Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan participated in the inauguration of Indian Pavilion at the 24th meeting of Conference of Parties (COP-24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held at Katowice,...

Permanent Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee

Topics Covered: Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate.   Permanent Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee   What to study? Static Part: About PCCoSC and roles. Dynamic and Current: Need, issues and significance.   Context: The three services are taking steps to improve ‘jointmanship’ and have agreed on the appointment of a Permanent Chairman of the Chiefs...

Floating solar plant

Topics Covered: Energy related issues.   Floating solar plant What to study? Static Part: About floating solar plants in India. Dynamic and Current: Floating solar plants- significance, potential, challenges and solutions.   Context: A 50MW floating solar plant will be set up in the country’s largest reservoir Rihand dam in Sonbhadra district in UP.   Floating solar plants- significance: Floating...

Soyuz

Topics Covered: Awareness in space.   Soyuz   What to study? Static Part: About Soyuz spacecraft and ISS. Dynamic and Current: Space challenges and technological progresses.   Context: A Soyuz rocket carrying Russian, American and Canadian astronauts took off from Kazakhstan and has reached orbit, in the first manned mission since a failed launch in October.   Soyuz- key facts:...