Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 05 February 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 05 February 2019 Relevant Articles from PIB: Paper 2: Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.   Target Olympic Podium Scheme …

Angel tax

Topics Covered: Government policies and their performances. Inclusive growth and issues arising from it. Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.   Angel tax   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: All about Angel tax, issues relevant, need for relaxation of norms and measures announced. …

Elephant corridors

Topics Covered: Conservation related issues.   Elephant corridors   What to study? For Prelims: Project Elephant, Important Elephant Corridors. For Mains: Issues associated over Elephant Corridor maintenance, man- animal conflicts- measures necessary.   Context: Asian Elephant Alliance, an umbrella initiative by five NGOs, has come together to secure 96 out of the 101 existing corridors …

National Testing Agency Launched Mobile App

Topics Covered: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   National Testing Agency Launched Mobile App   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: NTA- functions, objectives and significance.   Context: National Testing Agency (NTA) has launched a ‘mobile app’ through which students can practice or take mock tests on their own computers or smart phones. …

Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA)

Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA)   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: IORA- composition, objectives, functions, significance and relevance.   Context: The Ministry of Home Affairs in collaboration with the Ministry of External Affairs and National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) is organising a meeting …