Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 06 February 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 06 February 2019 Relevant Articles from PIB: Paper 2: Topics Covered: Welfare schemes for the protection of vulnerable sections of the society.   Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana (RVY)   What to study? For Prelims: Key features of RVY and about ALIMCO. For Mains: Significance of the programme and similar policies …

India’s communication satellite GSAT-31 launched from French Guiana

Topics Covered: Awareness in space.   India’s communication satellite GSAT-31 launched from French Guiana   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: GSAT- 31- features, objectives and significance.   Context: Indian Space Research Organisation’s latest communication satellite, GSAT-31 was successfully launched by Arianespace aboard its launch vehicle Ariane 5 from the spaceport in French Guiana …

Kisan Credit Card Scheme

Topics Covered: Development processes and the development industry the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders. e-technology in the aid of farmers.   Kisan Credit Card Scheme   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: KCC scheme- features and significance.   Context: The Indian Banking Association (IBA) has …

Magnetic north pole drifting fast towards Russia

Magnetic north pole drifting fast towards Russia   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Magnetic and geographical poles- differences, reasons for magnetic behaviour of earth, why is Magnetic north pole drifting and what are its implications?   Context: News publications across the world have been reporting that the magnetic north pole is drifting fast …

Sentinelese Tribe:

Topics Covered: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.   Sentinelese Tribe:   What to study? For Prelims: Who are Sentinelese? Geographical location of North Sentinel Island. For …