Insights Daily Current Events, 21 January 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 21 January 2016 Archives Paper 1 Topic: Salient features of Indian Society. India slips to 89th rank on global talent competitiveness India is ranked at the 89th position in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) for the year 2015-16. The list has been compiled by the INSEAD business school, in partnership …

Insights Daily Current Events: 04 January 2015

Insights Daily Current Events: 04 January 2015 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. State Plan execution system in new mode The Kerala State Government is all set to experiment a new Plan Execution system. Why? To plug the loopholes, …

Insights Daily Current Events, 01 December 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 01 December 2015 Archives Paper 3 Topic: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights. Airtel to invest Rs. 60,000 crore in ‘Project Leap’ Airtel has announced an ambitious plan called Project Leap, of investing Rs 60,000 crore in telecom network. …

Insights Daily Current Events, 11 November 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 11 November 2015 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. BIS elects Raghuram Rajan as its vice-chairman Raghuram Rajan, Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has been elected vice-chairman of the Bank of International Settlement (BIS). He will have a three-year term as vice-chairman …

Insights Daily Current Events, 30 October 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 30 October 2015 Archives Paper 3 Topic: S & T. First Scorpene class submarine set afloat Kalavari, the first of Scorpene class submarines being manufactured at Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd (MDL), was recently set afloat in the Mumbai naval dockyard. The submarine will now undergo rigorous harbour trials and tests which …

Insights Daily Current Events, 17 October 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 17 October 2015 Archives   Paper 3 Topic: Indigenization of technology and developing new technology. India’s subsonic Nirbhay missile fails again Nirbhay, the subsonic cruise missile developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), has failed again. It was recently test fired in Odisha. Although the take off was successful …

Insights Daily Current Events, 09 October 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 09 October 2015 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Role of civil services in a democracy. Indian Skill Development Service The Union cabinet recently gave its nod for the formations of Indian Skill Development Service (ISDS). Details: Indian Skill Development Service (ISDS) will be a Group ‘A’ service of the technical cadre of …

Insights Daily Current Events, 22 September 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 22 September 2015 Archives Paper 3 Topic: environmental pollution CNG on highways soon The union government is planning to build green highway zones with compressed natural gas (CNG) stations along some routes. The zones would be built along Delhi-Agra, Delhi-Chandigarh, Delhi-Haridwar and Mumbai-Pune highways. What is CNG? Compressed natural gas, or …

Insights Daily Current Events, 16 September 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 16 September 2015 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. Pentagon cell to push India trade ties The Pentagon has established a first-ever country special cell to speed up its defence ties with India and accelerate the process of co-development and co-production of hi-tech military …

Insights Daily Current Events: 22 June 2015

Insights Daily Current Events: 22 June 2015 ARCHIVES Show diligence when handling man-missing cases, police told The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), in its recent directive, has asked the police to be more diligent in handling man-missing cases, especially those involving children. It has also said that the police stations should pass …