QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 04 July 2019

  QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 04 July 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: 04 July 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 04 July 2019 Relevant articles from PIB: GS Paper 2: Topic covered: Development processes and the development industry the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders   North East Venture Fund (NEVF)   What to study? For prelims and mains: Objectives, funding …

Section 124

Topic covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Section 124   What to study? For prelims and mains: Section 124, need for, concerns and alternatives available.   Context: The Union government has no plans to repeal sedition law as it is needed to …

Section 375 of the IPC

Topic covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Section 375 of the IPC   What to study? For prelims: about POCSO, Section 375. For mains: need for gender neutrality, associated concerns, challenges and measures needed.   Context: Defending India’s gender-specific rape law under …

Launch-abort test 

Topic covered: Awareness in space. Launch-abort test    Context: NASA recently carried out a successful test of a launch-abort system for the Orion capsule designed to take U.S. astronauts to the Moon.   About Launch Abort System (LAS): It is designed to activate in the event of a rocket malfunction, on the pad or in flight.  …