INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 25 February 2020

Table of Contents: GS Paper 2: 1. Institutions of Eminence (IoE) Scheme. 2. Amendments in Arms Act, 1959 and Arms Rules, 2016 notified. 3. ‘A Future for the World’s Children’ report. 4. SPICe+ web form. 5. Saudi hosts G20 financial leaders.   GS Paper 3: 1. Artemis Program.   Facts for Prelims: 1. World’s largest …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 13 February 2020

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 13 February 2020 Table of Contents:   GS Paper 2: 1. Voting Rights of Prisoners. 2. Vivad Se Vishwas scheme. 3. Debts Recovery Tribunals. 4. Tribes of Tripura. 5. Major Port Authority Bill, 2020. 6. Don’t detain children in jails, lockups, Supreme Court tells police.   GS Paper …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 19 August 2016

      Insights Daily Current Affairs, 19 August 2016   Paper 2 Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.   New steps to enhance transparency in Power Sector   In a bid to enhance transparency in …

Insights Daily Current Events, 22 July 2016

    Insights Daily Current Events, 22 July 2016   Paper 2 Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.   Joint dedication of the Petrapole Integrated Check Post (ICP)   The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi and the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina recently jointly inaugurated the …

Insights Daily Current Events, 12 July 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 12 July 2016   Paper 3 Topic: conservation. Kendrapada sheep gets rare status   ‘kuji mendha‘, a threatened breed of sheep found only in coastal Jagatsinghpur and Kendrapara districts of Odisha has been conferred ‘rare and singular species‘ tag by the central government. The National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources (NBAGR) …

Insights Daily Current Events, 09 July 2016

    Insights Daily Current Events, 09 July 2016   Paper 2 Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.   MoUs between India and Mozambique   Three agreements were signed in areas of drug trafficking, pulse trading and sports between India and Mozambique during PM Modi’s recent visit …

Insights into Editorial: Harmonising RTE with minority schools

Insights into Editorial: Harmonising RTE with minority schools 05 July 2016 Setting aside Supreme Court’s judgment on RTE, the Kerala High Court, in a remarkable verdict in June 2016, ruled that Section 16 of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009 (RTE Act), that mandates schools to not detain any child …

Insights Daily Current Events, 01 July 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 01 July 2016   Paper 2 Topic: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions.   Clarification regarding transgender   Supreme Court has refused to modify its 2014 order on transgenders while clarifying that lesbians, gays and bisexuals are not third gender. Clarification in this regard was asked …

Insights Daily Current Events, 30 June 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 30 June 2016   Paper 3 Topic: indigenization of technology and developing new technology.   Surface-to-air missile test successful   A new generation Medium-Range Surface-to-Air Missile (MRSAM), developed by India and Israel, was recently successfully test-fired from the Integrated Test Range off Odisha Coast. This is the first time that the …