Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 07 February 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 07 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. Transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.   Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2018   What to …

VVPAT

Topics Covered: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.   VVPAT   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: What are VVPATs, why are they being used now and issues related to EVM tampering, other measures announced by …

Hera mission

Topics Covered: Awareness in space.   Hera mission   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Hera mission- objectives and significance, about Didymos.   Context: The European Space Agency’s (ESA’s) Hera mission is set for a new record by becoming the first spacecraft to explore a binary asteroid — the Didymos pair. The moon orbiting …

Delhi government launches ‘zero fatality corridor’

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. Infrastructure- roadways.   Delhi government launches ‘zero fatality corridor’   What to study? For Prelims: ‘zero fatality corridor’- features …

Supreme Court may curb advocates from speaking on cases

Topics Covered: Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary. Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability.   Supreme Court may curb advocates from speaking on cases   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Need for monitoring, should it be completely stopped and institutional and other measures necessary to uphold the dignity …