Insights Daily Current Events, 28 January 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 28 January 2016 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions. SC seeks proof of breakdown in Arunachal Pradesh The Supreme Court has asked the Centre and Arunachal Pradesh Governor J.P. Rajkhowa to furnish relevant material backing their claim that there has been a …

Insights Daily Current Events, 26 January 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 26 January 2016 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Bilateral agreements. Rafale pact concluded, but no deal yet on price India and France have signed 14 agreements, including an intergovernmental agreement for the purchase of Rafale fighter jets, nuclear reactors, French railway locomotives and a major commitment to counterterror cooperation. However, the financial …

Insights Daily Current Events, 18 January 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 18 January 2016 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. ‘Balamrutam’ programme caught in bifurcation tangle Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh has resulted in ‘Balamrutam’, a child nourishment programme, being put on the backburner. The worst sufferers …

Insights Daily Current Events, 16 January 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 16 January 2016 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 comes into force The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 has come into …

Insights Daily Current Events, 12 January 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 12 January 2016 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Fillip to ‘Make in India’ in defence purchases The government has approved major changes to the Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP). Approval in this regard was recently …

Insights Daily Current Events, 26 December 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 26 December 2015 Archives Paper 3 Topic: Indigenization of technology. Astra missile proves anti-jamming capability Astra missile was recently test-fired by the scientists of the DRDO. During the trial, a crucial capability of the missile-its resistance to jamming– was successfully validated. After carrying out some more trials, including air launch trial …

Insights Daily Current Events, 11 December 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 11 December 2015 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Supreme Court upholds Haryana panchayat law The Supreme Court has upheld the Haryana Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Act, 2015 which mandates that only those having minimum educational …

Insights Daily Current Events, 03 December 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 03 December 2015 Archives Paper 3 Topic: Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology. Cabinet okays Bill on Regional Centre for Biotechnology The Union Cabinet has given its approval for introduction of Regional Center for Biotechnology Bill, 2015. Objective of the Bill: to provide …

Insights Daily Current Events, 21 November 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 21 November 2015 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. SC stays Delhi HC order on permanent commission to women Navy officers The Supreme Court has stayed the Delhi High Court order allowing women, serving as …

Insights Daily Current Events, 05 November 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 05 November 2015 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Appointment to constitutional posts. CJI Dattu recommends Thakur Chief Justice of India H.L. Dattu has recommended Justice Tirath Singh Thakur as his successor. Justice Thakur is the senior-most judge in the court after the Chief Justice Dattu, who retires on December 2. If appointed, …

Insights Daily Current Events, 31 October 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 31 October 2015 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. ‘Nuclear suppliers may admit India’ The chairperson of Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) Rafael Grossi, during his recent visit to India, said that the NSG would begin consultations on India’s membership next …

Insights Daily Current Events, 24 September 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 24 September 2015 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. State to pump in big money for its own ‘smart cities’ Karnataka state government has decided to develop some cities in the state into smart cities …

Insights Daily Current Events, 21 September 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 21 September 2015 Archives Paper 3 Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life Achievements of Indians in science & technology. Hydroponic fodder to revitalise dairy sector Kerala Dairy Development Department (KDDD), in Kannur and Thrissur districts, under its Integrated Dairy Development Project, has recently introduced …