Insights Daily Current Events, 12 March 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 12 March 2016 Archives   Paper 3 Topic: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights. World’s thinnest lens developed Australian scientists have developed world’s thinnest lens which is 2000 times thinner than human hair. The newly developed lens is 6.3 …

Insights Daily Current Events, 02 March 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 02 March 2016 Archives    Paper 3 Topic: infrastructure. Our aim is to electrify every home Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal recently said that “the NDA government’s aim is to electrify every Indian house under the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Rural Electrification Scheme by 2018.” About Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Rural Electrification Scheme: …

Insights Daily Current Events, 26 February 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 26 February 2016 Archives   Paper 2 Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Bhopal Gas tragedy Survivors of Bhopal Gas disaster have launched a postcard campaign seeking an urgent Supreme Court hearing in the case demanding additional compensation. …

Insights Daily Current Events, 07 January 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 07 January 2016 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States. Cabinet approves Stand Up India Scheme The Union Cabinet recently gave its approval to the “Stand Up India Scheme”. The scheme aims to promote entrepreneurship among SC/ST and Women entrepreneurs. The …

Insights Daily Current Events, 30 December 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 30 December 2015 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. Apex court upholds curbs on serving liquor in Kerala Upholding the controversial ‘Liquor-Free Kerala’ policy restricting the serving of liquor to five-star hotels in the State, the Supreme Court …

Insights Daily Current Events, 02 November 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 02 November 2015 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 5-member panel mooted for deciding on monetary policy Abandoning their original position on the proposed amendments to the RBI act, both RBI and Union Finance Ministry …

Insights Daily Current Events, 29 October 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 29 October 2015 Archives Paper 1 Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections. Govt. limits surrogacy to ‘infertile Indian couples’ The Centre recently told the Supreme Court that it does not support rent-a-womb commercial surrogacy and would make such exploitation of women …

Insights Daily Current Events, 10 September 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 10 September 2015 Archives Paper 2 and 3 Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies, and Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights. Call drops: TRAI gives 15 days to operators Coming down heavily on increasing number of call drops, …

Insights Daily Current Events, 14 August 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 14 August 2015 Archives Centre’s reply sought on PIL challenging CVC, VC appointment The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to respond on a public interest petition challenging the recent appointment of Chief Vigilance Commissioner K.V. Chaudhary and Vigilance Commissioner T.M. Bhasin. The petition was filed by Common Cause, an NGO. …

Insights Daily Current Events, 17 July 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 17 July 2015 Archives SC seeks Centre’s reply on re-promulgation of land ordinance The Supreme Court recently sought the Centre’s response after farmers’ bodies challenged the government’s re-promulgation of the land acquisition ordinance as “a mockery of the Constitution and running the country through ordinances.” What the petition says? The petition …

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 …