Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 08 October 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 08 October 2019 Table of contents:   GS Paper 2: Sedition law. National e-Assessment Scheme (NeAC). Larger pictorial warnings.   GS Paper 3: All you wanted to know about Nobel Prizes. Stubble burning.   Facts for Prelims: eDantseva.     GS Paper 2:   Topics Covered: Indian Constitution- historical …

Stubble burning

Topics Covered: Conservation and pollution related issues.   Stubble burning   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Crop burning- why, concerns, effects on environment and health, their regulation and the need for a comprehensive policy on this.   Context: The Union Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) has launched an advanced Air Quality Early Warning …

All you wanted to know about Nobel Prizes

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.   All you wanted to know about Nobel Prizes   Context: The 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine has been awarded jointly to William G. Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter …

National e-Assessment Scheme (NeAC)

Topics Covered: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.   National e-Assessment Scheme (NeAC)   What to study? For Prelims and mains: NeAC- key features, need for and significance.   Context: National e-Assessment Centre of IT Department inaugurated recently. …