Insights Daily Current Affairs, 02 September 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 02 September 2017   Paper 2:   Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.   Implementation Guidelines of Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 02 September 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 02 September 2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz Archives The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs . The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu  and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil …

Insights into Editorial: Is it time to review Section 377?

Insights into Editorial: Is it time to review Section 377? Context: In 2013, a two-judge bench of the Supreme Court upheld Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which discriminates against a section of individuals in society on the basis of their sexual orientation, and placed the onus of repealing it on the Parliament. Recently, a nine-judge …

All India Radio News Summary: 01 SEPTEMBER 2017

All India Radio News Summary: 01 SEPTEMBER 2017 Rajaswa Gyan Sangam 2017 Prime Minister inaugurated the annual conference, ‘Rajaswa Gyan Sangam 2017’ in New Delhi today. The objective of the Conference is to enable a two-way communication between the policy-makers and the senior officers in the field offices with a view to increase revenue collection …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 2 September 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 2 September 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.   General Studies – 1;     Topic:  Salient features of world’s physical geography. 1) What are hurricanes? The rainfall from recent Hurricane Harvey has exceeded the amount from the previous record-bearer, Tropical Storm Amelia in 1978. …

6) It is found that between 2014 and 2016, there was a 63 per cent rise in cases of poaching and confiscation of tiger parts in the country. Examine the measures taken to protect tigers in India and reasons why these measures have failed to prevent poaching.

Topic: Conservation 6) It is found that between 2014 and 2016, there was a 63 per cent rise in cases of poaching and confiscation of tiger parts in the country. Examine the measures taken to protect tigers in India and reasons why these measures have failed to prevent poaching. (200 Words) Down to Earth

4) Write a note on the findings on rural development schemes and goals for of the same in the recently released Three Year Action Agenda of the NITI Aayog.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation 4) Write a note on the findings on rural development schemes and goals for of the same in the recently released Three Year Action Agenda of the NITI Aayog. (200 Words) Down to Earth Reference

2) It is said that abolition of instant triple talaq is the beginning of the process of reforms in Muslim personal law. What do you understand by personal laws? What more reforms are needed in Muslim personal law? Discuss.

Topic:  Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.  2) It is said that abolition of instant triple talaq is the beginning of the process of reforms in Muslim personal law. What do you understand by personal laws? What more reforms are needed in Muslim personal law? Discuss. …