Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 09 April 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 09 April 2019 Relevant articles from PIB: Paper 2: Topics Covered: Issues related to health.   International Convention on World Homoeopathy Day   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: The day- significance, objectives and background, overview of Homeopathy and significance.   Context: A convention is being organised by …

Small finance banks

Topics Covered: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.   Small finance banks   What to study? For Prelims: Small Finance Banks- management, functions and features. For Mains: Financial inclusion- need, challenges and efforts by the government.   Context: Data from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) show that the small finance banks, in total, …

No end to discolouration of river Periyar in Kerala

Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   No end to discolouration of river Periyar in Kerala   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Eutrophication- causes, effects and measures for prevention.   Context: The Periyar River in Kerala has turned black near the Pathalam Regulator cum Bridge.   Background: The discolouration …

US to designate Iran Revolutionary Guard a terrorist group

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   US to designate Iran Revolutionary Guard a terrorist group   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: About the move, intentions behind, significance and implications on other countries.   Context: President Donald Trump has announced the United States is designating Iran’s elite military …