QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 27 September 2019

  QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 27  September 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: 27 September 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 27 September 2019 Table of contents:   GS Paper 2: Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban. National Population Register (NPR). Quad countries. World Tourism Day 2019.   GS Paper 3: PM- KISAN. High-Temperature Proton Exchange Membrane (HTPEM) technology. Project NETRA. Forest-PLUS 2.0. IPCC report on oceans.   GS Paper 4: Voluntary code …

New IPCC report warns of dire threat to oceans

New IPCC report warns of dire threat to oceans   The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a special report- ‘Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate’. The report underlines the dire changes taking place in oceans, glaciers and ice-deposits on land and sea. It was prepared following an IPCC Panel decision …

Forest-PLUS 2.0

Topics Covered: Conservation related issues. Forest-PLUS 2.0   What to study? For Prelims and mains: Key features and significance of the programme.   Context: US Agency for International Development (USAID) and India’s Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) have launched Forest-PLUS 2.0.   What is it? Forest-PLUS is a five-year programme initiated in …