QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 06 and 07 November 2016

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 06 & 07 November, 2016 QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz 06 & 07 November, 2016 Archives 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 …

AIR spotlight summary on “International Internet Day”.

  AIR spotlight summary on “International Internet Day”. Introduction October 29th is the historic day where 40 years back from this day the Internet was born. Few young researchers and students had invented the internet which has become the lifeline of today’s world. In the 21st century Internet is in every walk of life. Even …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 08 November 2016

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 08 November 2016   Paper 2 Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.   9th International Regulatory Cooperation for Herbal Medicines   The 9th Annual Meeting of International Regulatory Cooperation for Herbal Medicines (IRCH) has begun at New Delhi. The Ministry of …

Insights into Editorial: After calls to uphold press freedom, one-day ban on NDTV India put on hold

  Insights into Editorial: After calls to uphold press freedom, one-day ban on NDTV India put on hold   Summary: The government has decided to put on hold the one-day ban on Hindi news channel NDTV India, a week after announcing to take it off air for allegedly compromising national security with its coverage of …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 08 November 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 08 November 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic:Urbanization – problems and remedies 1) Why is it said that the recent Delhi smog is a call to address India’s farm crisis? Examine. (200 Words) Livemint General Studies – 2 Topic: Important aspects …

4) As of now, only five States have fully executed the National Food Security Act (NFSA), 2013 as per the provisions of the Central Act. Do you agree with the view that it’s time for a full rollout of this Act to ensure food security and enhance nutritional status? Discuss.

Topic: Issues of buffer stocks and food security 4) As of now, only five States have fully executed the National Food Security Act (NFSA), 2013 as per the provisions of the Central Act. Do you agree with the view that it’s time for a full rollout of this Act to ensure food security and enhance nutritional status? …

3) The law that governs cable broadcasts in India is the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act of 1995. Section 5 of this Act prohibits any cable TV transmission that is not “in conformity with the prescribed programme code”. What are the concerns raised against Section 5 of the Cable Act? Do you think similar kind of laws need judicial scrutiny before the government uses them? Critically comment.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation 3) The law that governs cable broadcasts in India is the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act of 1995. Section 5 of this Act prohibits any cable TV transmission that is not “in conformity with the prescribed …

2) Recently India hosted the ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) 57 meeting in Hyderabad. In your opinion, what should India do to have a significant say in global Internet governance? Discuss

Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability 2) Recently India hosted the ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) 57 meeting in Hyderabad. In your opinion, what should India do to have a significant say in global Internet governance? Discuss. (200 Words) Livemint