Insights Daily Current Events, 01 July 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 01 July 2015 Archives CAG slams Delhi for poor fund allocation The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), in it’s recently released annual report, has said that the Delhi Government’s allocation of funds was less productive and its social welfare schemes showed serious discrepancies in implementation. What else the report says? There …

Insights Daily Current Events, 30 June 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 30 June 2015 Archives 50 nations in, AIIB takes shape India and 49 other founding members of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) recently signed articles that determine each country’s share and the lender’s initial capital. The remaining seven founding members can sign the agreement before December 2015. India had signed …

Insights Daily Current Events, 25 June 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 25 June 2015 ARCHIVES Australia to join China-led infra bank Australia, recently, announced that it would join the new China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) as a founding member, contributing about $930 million to the financial institution of which India will be the second largest shareholder. About AIIB: The Asian Infrastructure …

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 …

Insights Daily Current Events, 12 June 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 11 June 2015 ARCHIVES   Bimal Roy, statistical institute chief, sacked Accusing him of indiscipline and expressing apprehension that he may indulge in acts of administrative and financial impropriety, the ministry of statistics and programme implementation has removed Bimal Roy as director of Indian Statistical Institute (ISI). He was conferred with …

Insights Daily Current Events, 10 June 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 10 June 2015 ARCHIVES   Nepal parties reach long-awaited deal Nepal’s rival political parties have struck a historic agreement to end years of deadlock on a new constitution that will divide the country into eight provinces. This paves the way for a new federal structure. Background: Nepal’s lawmakers began work on …

Insights Daily Current Events, 06 June 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 06 June 2015 ARCHIVES Suit against Karnataka for polluting rivers The Tamil Nadu government recently moved the Supreme Court, accusing the State of Karnataka for dumping untreated sewage and industrial effluents in the Cauvery and Pennaiyar rivers, considered life-giving water sources for Tamil Nadu. Details: The Tamil Nadu government, in a …

Insights Daily Current Events, 04 June 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 04 June 2015 ARCHIVES India and Belarus Ink 6 Agreements During President Pranab Mukherjee’s Visit India and Belarus have signed six agreements, including a Roadmap for India-Belarus Cooperation. Details: The agreements include a protocol amending the agreement between the two sides for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 03 June 2015

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 03 June 2015 Archives – Secure 2015 03 June  2015 If facing problem in loading of Disqus Comments, please clear Cache and Cookies in your Browser and then reload the page. This will solve the problem. Alternatively you can open the page in ‘incognito/safe browsing …