Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 26 February 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 26 February 2019 Relevant articles from PIB: Paper 2: Topics covered: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance, applications, models, success, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.   National Youth Parliament Festival 2019 awards   What to study? For Prelims: About …

NASA New Horizons

Topics Covered: Awareness in space.   NASA New Horizons   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Ultima Thule and New Horizons- Key facts.   Context: NASA has captured the sharpest-ever image of Ultima Thule. The new image shows circular pieces of terrain, deep pits and other details that were previously elusive.   Key facts- …

Nine new items added to MSP for minor forest produce scheme

Topics Covered: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions; economics of animal-rearing.   Nine new items added to MSP for minor forest produce scheme   What to study? For Prelims: MSP for MFP scheme, …

The dispute between Britain and Mauritius over Chagos islands

Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   The dispute between Britain and Mauritius over Chagos islands   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: About ICJ, implications of its advisory opinion, Chagos islands and about the dispute.   Context: The UK should end its …