QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 15 August 2019

  QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 15  August 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: 15 August 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 15 August 2019 Relevant articles from PIB:   73rd Independence Day- Why India celebrates Independence Day on 15 August   The call for Poorna Swaraj: In 1929, when Jawaharlal Nehru as Congress President gave the call for ‘Poorna Swaraj’ or total independence from British colonial rule, January 26 was chosen as …

CBI Autonomy

Topics covered: Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate.   CBI Autonomy   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: CBI- Establishment, its functioning, issues related to its autonomy and need for consent in investigations.   Context: Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has recommended a comprehensive legislation to make the Central Bureau of …

Global assessment of forest biodiversity by WWF

Topics covered: Conservation related issues.   Global assessment of forest biodiversity by WWF   What to study? For prelims and mains: About WWF and key findings of the report.   Context: World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has released the first-ever global assessment of forest biodiversity.   Background: Until now, forest biodiversity had never been …