QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 28 September 2019

  QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 28  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: 28 September 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 28 September 2019 Table of Contents:   GS Paper 2: Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. Framework to sustain India’s 100% ODF status. UNGA 2019.   GS Paper 3: Unitary taxation system for MNEs. IMD World Digital Competitiveness ranking 2019.   Facts for Prelims: UN Global Climate Action Awards. Kaizind 2019. Malabar …

IMD World Digital Competitiveness ranking 2019:

Topics Covered: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.   IMD World Digital Competitiveness ranking 2019:   What is it? Now in its third year, the IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking measures the capacity and readiness of 63 …

Unitary taxation system for MNEs

Topics Covered: Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.   Unitary taxation system for MNEs   What to study? For Prelims and mains: Unitary taxation- need, Significance, challenges and outcomes.   Context: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in its Trade and Development Report 2019 has …

UNGA 2019

Topics Covered:   UNGA 2019   What to study? For Prelims: Roles, functions, composition and objectives of UNGA. For Mains: Significance and the need for reforms.   Context: The 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) is currently on at the UN headquarters in New York.   What is UNGA? Popularly known as …

Framework to sustain India’s 100% ODF status

Topics Covered: Development processes and the development industry the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders.   Framework to sustain India’s 100% ODF status   What to study? For Prelims: Overview of ODF status and SBM-G. For Mains: Significance and challenges in maintaining the status, need for sustained …

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 

Topics covered: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.   Citizenship (Amendment) Bill    What to study? For Prelims: Key features of the Bill, Citizenship Act 1955, Citizenship- acquisition and types available. For Mains: Issues over the Bill, why NE States oppose to this bill?   Context: Citizens backed by various …

Insights into Editorial: The National Population Register, and the controversy around it

Insights into Editorial: The National Population Register, and the controversy around it                      Context: In the backdrop of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam excluding 19 lakhs among the 3.3 crore who had applied, the resurrection of the National Population Register (NPR) project has …