Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 24 May 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 24 May 2019 Relevant articles from various News Sources:   Paper 2: Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   The dispute between Britain and Mauritius over Chagos islands   What to study? For prelims: location of chagos islands, …

Artemis Mission

Topic covered: Awareness in space.    Artemis Mission   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Ke features, objectives and significance of the mission.   Context: NASA has unveiled the calendar for the “Artemis” program that will return astronauts to the Moon for the first time in half a century, including eight scheduled launches and …

Currency chest

Topics Covered: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.   Currency chest   What to study? For Prelims: Currency chest- features. For Mains: Need and significance.   Context: The Reserve Bank of India is planning to allow large modern currency chests to increase the service charges on cash …

Coral bleaching

Topic covered: Pollution related issues.   Coral bleaching   What to study? For prelims and mains: coral bleaching- causes, effects, concerns and measures to prevent.   Context: Researchers have found an alarming pattern of bleaching in the reefs in Mandapam, Keezhakkarai and Palk Bay in Gulf of Mannar regions.   Key findings: Sea surface temperature …