Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 25 February 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 25 February 2019 Relevant articles from PIB: Paper 2 and 3: Topics Covered: Schemes for the vulnerable sections of the society. Agriculture related schemes.   Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi   What to study? For Prelims: Key Features of the scheme. For Mains: Significance, relevance and need for the …

EVM is ‘information’ under Right to Information Act

Topics Covered: Statutory organizations. Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability.   EVM is ‘information’ under Right to Information Act   What to study? For Prelims: About CIC and ICs- appointment, eligibility and other related key facts. For Mains: Issues related to appointment of CIC and issues of transparency in appointment, significance of this ruling. …

Afghanistan opens new export route to India through Iran’s Chabahar port

Topics Covered: India and neighbourhood relations.   Afghanistan opens new export route to India through Iran’s Chabahar port   What to study? For Prelims: Location of Chabahar port. For Mains: Significance of the port for India, Challenges to its development.   Context: Afghanistan recently began exports to India through Chabahar port in Iran. Afghanistan, a …

Islamic Cooperation countries (OIC)

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   Islamic Cooperation countries (OIC)   What to study? For Prelims: IOC- key facts. For Mains: India’s involvement in the organization, need, significance and challenges.   Context: In a 1st, India invited to OIC meet as ‘guest of honour’.   Background: India has never …