Insights Daily Current Events, December 21, 2013

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES December 21, 2013 NATIONAL Union Govt. moves apex court for review of Section 377 ruling Recently the Supreme Court (SC) had upheld Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), according to which homosexuality or unnatural sex between two consenting adults is illegal and …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 20, 2013

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES December 20, 2013 NATIONAL AAP gets the status of a State party The Election Commission (EC) recognised the AamAadmi Party (AAP) as a State party after the party fulfilled the eligibility conditions set by the EC for granting the status. The party which took …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 19, 2013

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES December 19, 2013 NATIONAL Land Boundary Agreement Bill and its opposition The West Bengal CM has expressed strong reservation over the introduction of the Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) Bill in the Rajya Sabha and has said that the Bill was ‘forcefully introduced’ in Parliament …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 18, 2013

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES December 18, 2013 NATIONAL Provisions of Lokpal and Lokayukta Bill, 2013 The Lokpal and Lokayukta Bill, 2013 seeks to establish the institution of Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayukta at the States which would provide a uniform vigilance and anti-corruption mechanism across the country. …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 17, 2013

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES December 17, 2013 NATIONAL The National Campaign for People’s Right to Information (NCPRI) has sought the simultaneous passage of the Lokpal Bill, the Grievance Redress Bill and the Whistleblower Protection Bill, contending that these laws formed would contain inter-linked measures that constituted the much …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 16, 2013

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES December 16, 2013 NATIONAL Chinese troops apprehend Indians in Chumar Chinese troops have apprehended five Indian nationals in the Chumar area of Ladakh, well inside the Indian territory, and took them to their side of the border perhaps the first incident of this kind …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 14, 2013

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES December 14, 2013 NATIONAL Cabinet gives nod to Disabilities Bill The Union Cabinet has approved the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, a comprehensive measure that covers a whole spectrum of problems from physical disabilities to mental illness and multiple disabilities. It will replace …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 13, 2013

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)  ( ‘Mind-mapping’ initiative – will give you more Insights on Daily news Analysis. This would help one visualise other related aspects, while reading a article by making it more interesting & thought-provoking ) ARCHIVES December 13, 2013 NATIONAL Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, …

Video – State of the Economy – Challenges in Project Implementation

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Guests: T K A Nair (Adviser to the PM) ; Adesh Jain (President, PMA – India) ; R S Sharma (Former Chairman, ONGC) Anchor: M K Venu [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ux3lZ5LsLVE&w=560&h=315]

Insights Daily Current Events, December 12, 2013

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES December 12, 2013 NATIONAL Supreme Court sets aside Delhi HC verdict decriminalizing gay sex In a major setback to gay rights activists, the Supreme Court has held that homosexuality or unnatural sex between two consenting adults under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 11, 2013

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES December 11, 2013 NATIONAL Critical view over the ‘Role of Media in a Democratic country like India’ Despite the proliferation of media houses in India, what is actually missing is the ‘diversity of opinion.’ The media is not living upto it’s guiding principles of …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 10, 2013

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES December 10, 2013 NATIONAL  Role of NOTA in the recent State Elections ‘None of the Above (NOTA)’ is an option given to the voters for the 1st time to reject all contestants. Though there has been a difference in opinion on the impact and …

Management – Daily Answer Writing Challenge – Day 5

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) QUESTIONS:30/10/2013 (Topics: Organizational  Behavior, HRM)  Do you think that empowerment is the key to successful total quality organization. Justify using suitable examples. (300 Words)  Describe the role played by theory of personality in understanding employee behaviour. (200 Words)  ARCHIVES Note: There would not be any …

The Free-Trade Charade by Joseph E. Stiglitz – Project Syndicate

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) NEW YORK – Though nothing has come of the World Trade Organization’s Doha Development Round of global trade negotiations since they were launched almost a dozen years ago, another round of talks is in the works. But this time the negotiations will not be held on a …

Amazon Opens Its India-Specific Website (amazon.in) – With Lots Of Freebies

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Amazon.com, world’s largest online retailer has started its India-specific operations through its newly launched website amazon.in. The introduction of 100% FDI in retail by the union government has enabled it to launch its operations here. It will continue to operate junglee.com, its subsidiary and an …