Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 16 March 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 16 March 2019 Relevant articles from various News Papers: Paper 3: Topics covered: Awareness in the field of IT.   National Supercomputing Mission (NSM)   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: NSM- objectives, significance and challenges ahead.   Context: IIT Kharagpur has signed an MoU with Centre for …

Registration of political parties under Section 29A of the RP Act, 1951

Topics Covered: Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act.   Registration of political parties under Section 29A of the RP Act, 1951   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Registration of political parties and provisions governing them, benefits of registration.   Context: The commission has announced the elections for the Lok Sabha and …

Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC)

Topics Covered: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.   Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC)   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Composition, role, objectives and significance of FSDC.   Context: FSDC meeting held recently was chaired by the Union Finance Minister.   About FSDC: The …

‘Bomb Cyclone’

Topics Covered: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc.   ‘Bomb Cyclone’   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Bomb cyclone- meaning, features, threats and preparedness, why are they on rise in recent times?   Context: A powerful bomb cyclone has impacted several part of the US causing heavy floods. …