QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 17 June 2019

  QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 17 June 2019 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs. The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil services …

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 17 June 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 17 June 2019 Relevant articles from various news sources: Paper 2: Topics covered: Issues related to health. The One Health concept   What to study? For prelims and mains: One health concept- background, features, need and significance.   What is it? The World Organization of Animal Health, commonly known …

Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP)

Topics covered: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes.   Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP)     What to study? For Prelims: Features of PMBJP and Janaushadhi Suvidha. For Mains: Health facilities for the underprivileged- need and efforts by the government, generic …

‘Dead zone’ in the Gulf of Mexico

Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   ‘Dead zone’ in the Gulf of Mexico   What to study? For prelims and mains: location of Gulf of Mexico, about dead zones and eutrophication.   Context: Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Louisiana State University have predicted that this spring’s …

One Nation One Election

Topics covered:  Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.   One Nation One Election   What to study? For prelims and mains: One Nation One Election- need, challenges associated, concerns and significance.   Context: PM Modi calls for all-party meet on ‘one nation, one election’. Simultaneous elections refer to holding …