Insights Daily Current Affairs, 25 May 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 25 May 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Women related issues.   Women Entrepreneurship Platform   Context: NITI Aayog and actor Sushant Singh Rajput have decided to collaborate towards promoting the Women Entrepreneurship Platform launched by the NITI Aayog.   About the Women Entrepreneurship Platform: Aim: The initiative is aimed at building …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 24 May 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 24 May 2018   Paper 2: Topic: mechanisms, laws, institutions and bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.   ALIMCO   Context: Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD-Divyangjan Shashaktikaran Vibhag), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Artificial …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 22 May 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 22 May 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Women related issues.   INSV Tarini Context: INSV Tarini has completed a historic global Circumnavigation. This is the first-ever Indian circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women crew.   Significance: The expedition titled ‘Navika Sagar Parikrama’ is in consonance with the National policy to …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 18 May 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 18 May 2018   Paper 1: Topic: population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.   Swachh Survekshan 2018 Context: The Swachh Survekshan 2018 results have been announced. It was organized by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), under the aegis of the …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 17 May 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 17 May 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Issues related to health.   Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY)   Context: The Union Cabinet has approved setting up of a new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Deoghar, Jharkhand under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY).   Significance: The …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 15 May 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 15 May 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Women related issues.   Bharosa   Context: Aimed at empowering vulnerable and marginalised women by imparting skills training, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will soon set up a skill development centre at ‘Bharosa,’ an integrated support centre for distressed women and children in …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 12 May 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 12 May 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.   NAFTA   Context: Negotiators have failed to reach NAFTA deal. Negotiators have ended talks without a deal to modernize NAFTA, agreeing instead to resume negotiations soon, ahead of a deadline …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 10 May 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 10 May 2018   Paper 1: Topic: urbanization, their problems and their remedies.   Madhya Pradesh Gets India’s First Smart Cities Control Centre Context: In a major step towards realising the centre’s smart city mission (SCM), the Madhya Pradesh government on Tuesday launched the country’s first Integrated Control and Command Centre …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 08 May 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 08 May 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Women related issues.   One Stop Centres(OSCs)   Context: 100 additional One Stop Centres have been approved by the Ministry of Women and Child Development in the States of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh.   …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 05 May 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 05 May 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   National security clearance policy   Context: The Home Ministry has given security clearance to more than 5,000 investment proposals, including for Foreign Direct Investment, in …