Category: CURRENT EVENTS

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 23 July 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 23 July 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies (Partially related to GS Paper 1 topic: Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India and social empowerment).   Commission for denotified, semi-nomadic, nomadic tribes   Context: The NITI Aayog has backed a proposal by a panel constituted by the Ministry of Social...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 21 July 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 21 July 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Indian Architecture.   Rani-ki-Vav   Why in News? The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will soon be releasing a new lavender Rs 100 currency note. The banknote highlights the rich and diverse cultural heritage of India as it prominently displays a photograph of ‘Rani-ki-vav’ (The Queen’s Stepwell), an 11th...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 20 July 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 20 July 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism.   Nelson Mandela International Day Context: Nelson Mandela International Day 2018 marks 100 years since the birth of Nelson Mandela (18 July 1918).   What is Nelson Mandela International Day? Nelson Mandela International Day is a global event held annually to honor former...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 19 July 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 19 July 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues.   Right of temple entry   Context: In its first preliminary observations on a rule barring women from entering the Sabarimala temple in Kerala due to biological reasons, the Supreme Court has said women have...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 18 July 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 18 July 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Issues related to women.   Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill 2018   Context: Activists have appealed to parliamentarians that the draft anti- trafficking legislation be sent to the Standing Committee. They have appealed to the government that the bill should explicitly state that consenting adult workers...