Daily Archive: December 5, 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 05 December 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,05 December 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 + PIB: 05 December 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 05 December 2018 Paper 2: Topics Covered: Development processes and the development industry the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and bodies constituted for...

Dual-Fuel Usage for Agricultural and Construction Equipment Vehicles

Topics covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Dual-Fuel Usage for Agricultural and Construction Equipment Vehicles   The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has notified dual-fuel usage for agricultural and construction equipment vehicles.   Objective: It will give...

Norms for payment apps

Topics Covered: Inclusive growth and associated issues.   Norms for payment apps   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Need for norms for payment apps- concerns, issues and challenges.   Context: The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has asked the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to come up with regulations to oversee collection, usage and sharing of...