Insights Learning (I-Learning) TEST 9 : 24 September – 01 October , 2017

I-Learning Test 9 : 24 September – 01 October 2017   Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) BIRAC is a not-for-profit Section 8, Schedule B, Public Sector Enterprise, set up by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India as an Interface Agency to strengthen and empower the emerging Biotech enterprise to undertake strategic research and …

Insights Learning (I-Learning) TEST 10 : 01 – 08 OCTOBER, 2017

I-Learning Test 10 : 01 – 08 OCTOBER, 2017   Operation IceBridge IceBridge is a 2009–2018 NASA mission that aims to monitor changes in polar ice from a fixed-wing aircraft. It is a temporary replacement for the ICESat satellite until the ICESat-2 launch in 2018. Why?   Since 2003 NASA has used a satellite, ICESat …

Insights Learning (I-Learning) TEST 7 : 03 – 10 September, 2017

  I-Learning Test 7 : 03 – 10 September 2017   Primary Agricultural Credit Society (PACS) A Primary Agricultural Credit Society (PACS) is a basic unit and smallest co-operative credit institutions in India. It works on the grassroots level (gram panchayat and village level).   Why in news? Reserve Bank of India has issued an …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 07 OCTOBER 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz -07 OCTOBER 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 UPSC IAS civil services …

All India Radio News Summary: 06 OCTOBER 2017

All India Radio News Summary: 06 OCTOBER 2017 Government announces major relief in GST for exporters and small and medium enterprise Government has announced major relief in GST for exporters and small and medium enterprises.  The composition threshold limit under GST has been enhanced from 75 lak rupees to one crore. Under composite scheme, traders will …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 07 October 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 07 October 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.   General Studies – 1;     Topic:  Role of women and women’s organization, 1) What explains the decline of the already low female labour force participation rate in India, particularly during a period of rapid …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 07 October 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 07 October 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.   General Studies – 1;     Topic:  Role of women and women’s organization, 1) What explains the decline of the already low female labour force participation rate in India, particularly during a period of rapid …

7) Are investments in education and agricultural research and development, and in rural infrastructure development and health provisions have improved farm income and reduced poverty levels in India? Examine.

Topic:  Indian economy growth and development 7) Are investments in education and agricultural research and development, and in rural infrastructure development and health provisions have improved farm income and reduced poverty levels in India? Examine. (200 Words) EPW

3) Studies have shown that husbands’ participation and involvement in maternal health makes life more satisfactory for women worldwide. However, commitment to the policy and strategic changes are needed to achieve men’s participation for more suitable health results. Discuss.

Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, 3) Studies have shown that husbands’ participation and involvement in maternal health makes life more satisfactory for women worldwide. However, commitment to the policy and strategic changes are needed to achieve men’s participation for more suitable health results. Discuss. (200 Words) EPW