Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 10 April 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 10 April 2019 Relevant articles from PIB:   ‘Veer Parivar App’:   Context: President Ram Nath Kovind recently launched ‘Veer Parivar App’, a mobile application for families of CRPF personnel killed in the line of duty. The application will act as an interface between the Central Reserve Police Force …

CRISPR Technology

Topics Covered: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology. Ethical Issues involved.   CRISPR Technology   What to study? Static Part: All about CRISPR technology and how it works? Dynamic and Current: Recent developments, significance of the technology, concerns associated and ethical concerns associated.   Context: For the first time, four …

World Bank report on remittances

Topics Covered: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.   World Bank report on remittances   What to study? For Prelims: Remittances- inward and outward- country- wise. For Mains: Significance of remittances and challenges therein.   Context: World Bank has released its Migration and Development Brief.   Key …

New state of matter

Topics Covered: Science and Technology- developments and their applications.   New state of matter   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: About the new state and its significance.   Context: Scientists have found a new state of physical matter recently. The new state is solid and liquid at the same time. Atoms can exist …

Press Council guidelines to media on poll reporting

Topics Covered: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability.   Press Council guidelines to media on poll reporting   What to study? For Prelims: About PCI. For Mains: Need for and significance of guidelines, the menace of fake news.   Context: The Press Council of India has issued new guidelines, urging the media to do …