QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 03 October 2019

  QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 03 October 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: 03 October 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 03 October 2019 Table of contents:   GS Paper 2: ‘Stations’ Cleanliness Survey Report. ‘Mo Sarkar’ initiative. India, Hyderabad Nizam heirs win UK court battle with Pakistan for £35m. Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA).   GS Paper 3: Exchange Traded Funds. Ban on single-use plastic.   Facts …

Ban on single-use plastic

Topics Covered: Conservation related issues. Ban on single-use plastic   What to study? For Prelims: What are single use plastics? For Mains: Why ban them? Concerns, need for alternatives.   Context: The government has launched massive campaigns against single-use, or disposable, plastic products, as part of the year-long celebrations to mark 150th birth anniversary of …

Exchange Traded Funds

Topics Covered: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.   Exchange Traded Funds   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: What are ETFs, benefits and significance?   Context: The Further Fund Offer 2 (FFO 2) of Bharat 22 Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF), which is part of the government’s …