AIR spotlight summary on “India-US collaboration for development in third world countries”.

    AIR spotlight summary on “India-US collaboration for development in third world countries”. Introduction “The Millennium Challenge Cooperation” is a government agency of the US which recently signed an agreement with the Development Partnership Administration of the Ministry of External Affairs of India. Under this agreement both India and US will work together and …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 19 January 2017

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 19 January 2017   Paper 2 Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.   MoU between India and the United Arab Emirates on the Mutual Recognition of Certificates of Competency   The Union Cabinet has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between …

Insights into Editorial: Sovereign digicoin: a road map for RBI

    Insights into Editorial: Sovereign digicoin: a road map for RBI   Summary: Given the social cost of cash payment, and privately issued bitcoins’ challenge for “trust,” the argument for central bank’s digital currency seems natural. In fact, several central banks have already changed their operations, or started developing digital currencies in coordination with …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 19 January 2017

  QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  19 January  2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz Archives Clarifications:   Q2, 18th January, 2017 Quiz (Click HERE): Regarding Associate Member privileges – a typo. The answer changes; it must be option ‘b’ and not ‘d’. Associate Members do not have voting rights (as …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 19 January 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 19 January 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: World history 1) Why is Russia viewed as threat to world order, especially by the US and other western powers? Do you think, in the post-Cold War era Russia is a major threat …

5) How important is a party symbol for a political party? Discuss the role of the Election Commission in issuing or cancelling party symbols and impact of its decision on political parties.

Topic:  ; Pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity 5) How important is a party symbol for a political party? Discuss the role of the Election Commission in issuing or cancelling party symbols and impact of its decision on political parties. (200 Words) The Indian Express

4) The Programme for International Student Assessment (Pisa) is run by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). In the light of recent findings of Pisa, examine what India can learn from these findings.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education, 4) The Programme for International Student Assessment (Pisa) is run by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). In the light of recent findings of Pisa, examine what India can learn from these findings. (200 Words) Livemint

AIR spotlight summary on “Launch of Submarine KHANDERI”.

    AIR spotlight summary on “Launch of Submarine KHANDERI”. Introduction INS Khanderi, the second indigenously built Scorpene submarine, was launched at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) in Mumbai. Khanderi is the second of the six submarines being built at MDL in collaboration with M/s DCNS of France, as part of Project 75 of Indian …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 18 January 2017

      QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  18 January  2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz 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 important facts relevant to …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 18 January 2017

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 18 January 2017   Paper 3 Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.   Finance Ministry suspends Dec. 21 tax circular on indirect transfers   In a move that will provide a respite to foreign portfolio investors (FPIs), venture capital and …