Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 27 February 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 27 February 2019 Relevant articles from PIB: Paper 1 and 3: Topics Covered: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location- changes in critical geographical features. Disaster and disaster management.   Heat Wave   What to study? For Prelims: What are …

PCA framework

Topics Covered: Govt Policies and their performances. Indian economy and issues related to planning.   PCA framework   What to study? For Prelims: About PCA- meaning, exemptions and norms. For Mains: Recapitalisation- concerns associated, need and the need for comprehensive solution.   Context: Three more banks — Allahabad Bank and Corporation Bank, from the public …

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016

Topics covered: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016   What to study? For Prelims: Key features of the Bill, Citizenship Act 1955, Citizenship- acquisition and types …

Banks may set repo rate as benchmark for lending

Topics Covered: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.   Banks may set repo rate as benchmark for lending   What to study? For Prelims: What is repo rate? For Mains: Why set repo rate as benchmark for lending? Challenges associated, significance and implications.   Context: Most commercial …

UN Women

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   UN Women   What to study? For Prelims: About UN Women- composition, objectives, programmes and significance. For Mains: 33% reservation for women- need, significance, challenges in implementation and role in overall women empowerment.   Context: The government of Odisha has been applauded by …