Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 05 March 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 05 March 2019 Relevant articles from PIB: Paper 2: Topics Covered: Security challenges and their management in border areas; linkages of organized crime with terrorism.   BOLD–QIT project   What to study? For Prelims: BOLD–QIT project and CIBMS- key features. For Mains: Concerns associated with security management at borders …

Crop burning raises risk of respiratory illness threefold, says IFPRI study

Topics Covered: Conservation and pollution related issues.   Crop burning raises risk of respiratory illness threefold, says IFPRI study   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Crop burning- why, concerns, effects on environment and health, their regulation and the need for a comprehensive policy on this.   Context: The burning of agricultural residue — …

ISRO’s Young Scientist programme

Topics Covered: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.   ISRO’s Young Scientist programme   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Key features and significance of ISRO’s Young Scientist programme.   Context: …

National Common Mobility Card (NCMC)

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.   National Common Mobility Card (NCMC)   What to study? For Prelims: Key features of NCMC. For Mains: Significance of and the need for NCMC.   Context: Prime Minister …