Category: CURRENT AFFAIRS

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 16 June 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 16 June 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Development processes and the development industry the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders.   Smart cities mission Context: Naya Raipur is now the 10th Smart City to be operational in the country, along with 9 other cities including Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat,...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 15 June 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 15 June 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Ayushman Bharat health scheme Context: Around 20 states have so far signed memoranda of understanding to implement Ayushman Bharat National Health Protection Mission which aims to provide health protection to...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 14 June 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 14 June 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Sanchi Stupa of India and Pho Minh Pagoda of Viet Nam Context: Cabinet approves MoU between India and Viet Nam on Joint issue of postage stamp. Joint Issue depicts Sanchi...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 13 June 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 13 June 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Urbanization, their problems and their remedies.   Swachh Iconic Places Context: The government has selected ten new iconic sites under Phase III of the flagship project Swachh Iconic Places (SIP) of the Swachh Bharat Mission.   Key facts: Phase I iconic places are: Ajmer Sharif Dargah, CST Mumbai, Golden...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 12 June 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 12 June 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Women related issues.   Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) Context: After initial hiccups in implementing the maternity benefit programme Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY), the government has finally made some headway and provided cash incentives to nearly 23.6 lakh beneficiaries out of an estimated 51.6 lakh a...