Insights Daily Current Affairs+PIB : 26 November 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs+PIB : 26 November 2018 Paper 1 and 2: Topics covered: Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues. Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes.   International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (IDEVAW) What …

Government Brought Most Public Authorities Under RTI Act

Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability   Government Brought Most Public Authorities Under RTI Act   What to Study? Static Part: About Department of Personnel and Training, RTI Act Context: The government has brought most …

Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff to Visit Russia (From 26 to 29 November 2018)

Topic Covered: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests   Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff to Visit Russia (From 26 to 29 November 2018)   What to Study? Dynamic Part: India-Russia Maritime Exercise Aim of the visit: To consolidate bilateral defence relations with Russia, and To explore …

Impact Based Forecasting Approach

Topics Covered: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life. Disaster and disaster management.   Impact Based Forecasting Approach   What to study? Static Part: About Impact Based Forecasting Approach, about IMD. Dynamic and Current Part: Significance and the need for advance weather forecasting, need for accurate forecasting.   Context: A …

Scientists mull stratospheric barrier to curb global warming

Topics Covered: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life. Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   Scientists mull stratospheric barrier to curb global warming What to study? Static Part: What is Stratospheric Aerosol Injection (SAI)? What are Sulphur Aerosols and how they occur? Context: Scientists have found that …