Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 12 October 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 12 October 2019 Table of contents:   GS Paper 2: What election manifestos must do, why they matter? Kanyashree scheme. RCEP: Opportunity, fears in regional trade deal.   GS Paper 3: NASA ICON Mission. ‘Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism’ (CCIT). Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI).   Facts for …

In News- Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI)

Topics Covered: Disaster and management.   In News- Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI)   What to study? For Prelims: composition, objectives and significance of CRDI. For Mains: Disaster preparedness and the need for information sharing and collaboration between various agencies.   About CDRI: A platform where knowledge is generated and exchanged on different aspects …

‘Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism’ (CCIT)

Topics Covered: Security challenges and their management in border areas; linkages of organized crime with terrorism.   ‘Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism’ (CCIT)   What to study? For Prelims: CCIT- key facts. For Mains: Significance and the need for convention, terrorism- threats, concerns and need for international cooperation in curbing.   Context: Vice President appeals to …

NASA ICON Mission

Topics Covered: Awareness in space. NASA ICON Mission   What to study? For Prelims and mains: Key features and significance of the mission, why study ionosphere?   Context: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has launched a satellite ICON to detect dynamic zones of Earth’s Ionosphere. The satellite Ionosphere Connection Explorer (ICON) was launched from …