RSTV: INDIA’S WORLD- NIRMALA SITHARAMAN AT IMF

RSTV: INDIA’S WORLD- NIRMALA SITHARAMAN AT IMF Introduction:             Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s visit to US and especially her meetings at the IMF and the World Bank where she gave a call for action to reduce the disruption in the economies around the world and exploring opportunities in the current scenario. She also stressed …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 29 October 2019

  QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 29 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: 29 October 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 29 October 2019 Table of contents:   GS Paper 2: Absentee voters. BASIC countries. Universal Postal Union (UPU). International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).   GS Paper 3: Copernicus programme.   Facts for prelims: Shakti-2019. INS Baaz. What is Uluru? What is Parole?   GS Paper 2:   Topics Covered: …

Copernicus programme

Topics Covered: Awareness in space.   Copernicus programme   What to study? For Prelims and mains: Key features, objectives and significance of the programme, wildfires- causes, impact and prevention.   Context: Data from the Sentinel-3 World Fire Atlas have been released. Data have been recorded under the Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission.   Key findings: There were …

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

Topics covered:  Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)   What to study? For prelims and mains: ICAO- composition, roles, functions and significance.   Context: India has approached ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) after Pakistan denied permission for PM Modi to use its air space.   Background: …