QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 20 June 2019

  QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 20 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: 20 June 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 20 June 2019 .Relevant articles from PIB: Paper 2: Topics Covered: Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these.   President’s address to both Houses of Parliament   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: President’s address- what, …

Climate change can trip small island states enroute SDGs: UN

Topics covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   Climate change can trip small island states enroute SDGs: UN   What to study? For prelims: about SIDS and its members. For mains: Impact of climate change on SIDS, concerns and measures needed.   Context: Many small island developing states (SIDS) may fail to …

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

Topics covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: ccNSO, ICANN and its key features.   Context: Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and NASSCOM (National Association of Software and Services Companies) have announced …

African Union (AU)

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   African Union (AU)   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: AU- objectives, composition, functions and significance.   Context: India has for the first time extended $15 Million financial support to Niger as a support for organising African Union (AU) summit scheduled to …