QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 26 September 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 26 September 2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz Archives Clarification: There is NO satellite from India that is CURRENTLY active which provides us with hyper-spectral images. IMS-1 and Chandrayaan-1 had a mission life of around 2 years. They’re “dead” long ago. Besides, the hyper-spectral imager …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 26 September 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 26 September 2017   Paper 2:   Topic: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.   Rajiv Mehrishi appointed new CAG of India Rajiv Mehrishi has taken charge as the 13th Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG). He has a three-year tenure till August …

All India Radio News Summary: 25 SEPTEMBER 2017

All India Radio News Summary: 25 SEPTEMBER 2017 ‘Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana is launched to provide electricity to un-electrified households by March 2019 Prime Minister launched the ‘Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana to provide electricity to un-electrified households by March 2019. The scheme is named ‘Saubhagya’ and will provide subsidy …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 26 September 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 26 September 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.   General Studies – 1;     Topic:  Social empowerment; Women; Paper-2 – Laws and mechanisms for vulnerable section 1) Despite a change in laws relating to Rape, it is the characterisation of victims that causes …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 25 September 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 25 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: Turn the Economic Ship Around

Insights into Editorial: Turn the Economic Ship Around   Context: Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus launched Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, which made capital available to the poor, especially women. His new book- A World of Three Zeros: The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, and Zero Net Carbon Emissions, the impact of microcredit in enabling …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 25 September 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 25 September 2017   Paper 2:   Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.   Bharat ke Kaushalzaade   Rural Skills Division, Ministry of Rural Development has organized ‘Bharat ke Kaushalzaade’, an event honouring beneficiaries of its key skilling programmes, on the …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 25 September 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 25 September 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.   General Studies – 1;     Topic:  Salient features of Indian society; Population and associated issues 1) Drugs problem in Punjab, like drugs anywhere else in the world, is not a supply problem, but a demand …