QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 04 February 2019

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,04 February 2019 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz 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 services preliminary exam …

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 04 February 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 04 February 2019 Paper 3: Topics Covered: Infrastructure- Energy.   National Grid: What to study? For Prelims: What is National Grid? UTs out of it, capacity and cross border transmissions. For Mains: Significance and the need for National Grid, India’s energy demands and the role of National Grid in …

NASA’s Hubble Telescope

Topics covered: Awareness in space.   NASA’s Hubble Telescope   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Hubble telescope- objectives and findings.   Context: Using the Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered a dwarf galaxy in a globular cluster which is only 30 million light-years away. The researchers determined that this galaxy — nicknamed Bedin …

World Wetlands Day 2019

Topics covered: Conservation related issues.   World Wetlands Day 2019   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Significance of the day, wetlands conservation related issues.   Context: World Wetlands Day is celebrated on February 2 each year to mark the Day the Convention on Wetlands was adopted in the Iranian City of Ramsar in …

Millet Village scheme

Topics covered: Schemes for the vulnerable sections of the society and their performance analysis. Issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions.   Millet Village scheme   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Millet Village scheme- objectives and significance, all about Millets and their significance.   Context: With ‘superfood’ and ‘eat smart’ strategies …