Insights Daily Current Events, 08 June 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 08 June 2016   Paper 2 Topic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   India ‘clears final hurdle to join Missile Technology Control Regime’   The members of the Missile Technology Control Regime, a key anti-proliferation grouping, have agreed to admit India. This breakthrough comes days after India …

Insights Daily Current Events, 30 May 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 30 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. India to ‘export’ #TwitterSeva Micro-blogging platform Twitter is now considering the roll-out of the Twitter Seva service in other countries such …

Insights Daily Current Events, 23 May 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 23 May 2016 Paper 1 Topic: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location- changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes. Water staircases in seas Scientists have proposed a possible …

Insights Daily Current Events, 29 April 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 29 April 2016 Paper 3 Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. Peer-to-peer lending to come under RBI purview The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released a consultation paper on peer-to-peer (P2P) lending and proposed to bring such platforms under its purview …

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, 19 March 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 19 March 2016 Archives   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 allows pictures of governors, chief ministers and minister in govt advertisements Modifying its earlier order, the Supreme Court, …

Insights Daily Current Events, 16 March 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 16 March 2016 Archives   Paper 3 Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. Push to Pharmacy Sector Quality Council of India (QCI) had recently organized an event to introduce a voluntary certification process for domestically-produced medical devices. This was an attempt by …

Insights Daily Current Events, 10 March 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 10 March 2016 Archives   Paper 2 Topic: Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these. Opposition sees amendment through in Rajya Sabha, again The opposition has successfully moved amendment to the “Motion of Thanks” to the President for his …

Insights Daily Current Events, 03 March 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 03 March 2016 Archives   Paper 1 Topic: Art and culture. Kondane cave art depicts myth and daily life Archaeologists have discovered around 40 rock paintings in Kondane caves in Raigarh district in Maharashtra. Details: These paintings include a hunter standing with a bow and arrow, a Barasingh, footprints, palm impressions and …

Insights into Editorial: Get down to business

Insights into Editorial: Get down to business 29 February 2016 Article Link Today, India has a more market-centric economy; there is a high degree of openness to foreign investment; business decisions are taken mainly on commercial considerations and the ability to compete in the marketplace; capital and technology move globally in search of friendly and …

Insights Daily Current Events, 23 February 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 23 February 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. NASA working on crunching a Mars trip to three days NASA researchers are working on a technology that could harness the power of light and …

Insights Daily Current Events, 19 February 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 19 February 2016 Archives   Paper 2 Topic: Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections. Ministry moots National Social Security Authority The Labour Ministry has mooted the idea of forming a National Social Security Authority and a separate Social Security Department within the ministry. Why? To provide …