All India Radio News Summary: 28 SEPTEMBER 2017

All India Radio News Summary: 28 SEPTEMBER 2017 Prime Minister reviews nine large infrastructure projects in transportation and energy sectors worth 37 thousand crore rupees Prime Minister reviewed the progress of nine large infrastructure projects worth over 37 thousand crore rupees in railway, road, power, coal and gas pipeline sectors. These projects are spread over several states …

Rajya Sabha TV: Security Scan – Terrorism in South Asia – Ideology & Finance

Rajya Sabha TV: Security Scan – Terrorism in South Asia – Ideology & Finance   Terrorism which is used to intentionally create violence to achieve a political, religious or ideological aim has become a talk of international politics. It is originating largely from parts of South West Asia which are affected by political instability most …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 29 September 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 29 September 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.   General Studies – 1;     Topic:  Salient features of Indian society 1) Cleanliness must move beyond caste. With reference to the Swach Bharat Abhiyaan, how can social integration aid in national cleanliness and hygiene? …

3) Private investigations can assist individuals and the state in thoroughness and expertise without an integrity compromise. Critically comment on the need to regulate private investigative agencies.

Topic:  Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, 3) Private investigations can assist individuals and the state in thoroughness and expertise without an integrity compromise. Critically comment on the need to regulate private investigative agencies. (200 Words) The Hindu

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 28 September 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 28 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 Daily Current Affairs, 28 September 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 28 September 2017   Paper 1:   Topic: Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.   Karnataka anti-superstition Bill The Karnataka Cabinet has cleared the much-delayed and debated Karnataka Prevention and Eradication of Inhuman Evil Practices and Black Magic Bill, 2017, popularly known as the anti-superstition Bill. The Bill, if …

Insights into Editorial: Solving the food problems with more research

Insights into Editorial: Solving the food problems with more research Context: As the second goal of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals says: “End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture.” The world’s population is booming. According to estimates, the global population is likely to exceed 9 billion by 2050, with 5 …

All India Radio News Summary: 27 SEPTEMBER 2017

All India Radio News Summary: 27 SEPTEMBER 2017 Gorkha Janmukti Morcha calls off its over 100-day old indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has called off it’s over 100-day old shutdown in Darjeeling hills of West Bengal. GJM, which was spearheading the agitation for a separate state of Gorkhaland, said the decision …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 28 September 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 28 September 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.   General Studies – 1;     Topic:  Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc 1) Differentiate between earthquake magnitude and intensity. How does the modern magnitude scale work? How are large earthquakes …