Insights into Editorial: All you need to know about the new IPR Policy

Insights into Editorial: All you need to know about the new IPR Policy 16 May 2016 Article Link Finance Minister Arun Jaitley recently released India’s new National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy. The Policy which is in compliance with WTO’s (World Trade Organisation) agreement on TRIPS (Trade Related aspects of IPRs), aims to sustain entrepreneurship …

Insights Daily Current Events, 14 May 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 14 May 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. SC upholds law on criminal defamation Dismissing a batch of petitions, the Supreme Court has upheld the law on criminal defamation. …

Insights Daily Current Events, 09 May 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 09 May 2016 Paper 2 Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Govt. starts UBIN drive for budding entrepreneurs The Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) has begun an exercise for issuance of Unique Business Identification Number (UBIN) …

Insights Daily Current Events, 07 May 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 07 May 2016 Paper 2 Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Overseas investors continue to shun oil palm industry A recently released report has indicated that the government’s decision to allow 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) in oil …

Insights Daily Current Events, 05 May 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 05 May 2016 Paper 2 Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Centre may appoint independent regulators for professional services The government is planning to appoint independent regulators for services such as medicine, law, chartered accountancy, cost accountancy and …

Insights Daily Current Events, 26 April 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 26 April 2016 Paper 2 Topic: Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security; money-laundering and its prevention. All new mobiles to have panic button from 2017 According to a notification issued recently by the Department of …

Insights Daily Current Events, 16 April 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 16 April 2016 Paper 1 Topic: Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies. Spot fine for open defecation, states told The urban development ministry has suggested state governments amend their municipal laws to incorporate provisions for spot fine, …

Insights Daily Current Events, 14 April 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 14 April 2016 Paper 3 Topic: conservation. Indian, Germany sign agreement to rejuvenate Ganga India and Germany have signed an agreement to adopt and replicate, wherever possible, the river basin management strategies of the European rivers Rhine and Danube to rejuvenate the river Ganga. Objective of the agreement: The objective of …

Insights Daily Current Events, 12 April 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 12 April 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. Don’t share Aadhaar information: UIDAI The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has asked e-commerce players like e-Bay, Flipkart, Amazon and …

Insights Daily Current Events, 08 April 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 08 April 2016 Paper 2 Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. World military spending up in 2015, India in sixth position As per the latest report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), India is the sixth largest military spender …

Insights Daily Current Events, 25 March 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 25 March 2016 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. Bill introduced in US Congress to help India join APEC Few influential American lawmakers have introduced a legislation asking the Obama administration to help India join the APEC forum, saying an economically prosperous India benefits …