INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 18 February 2020

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 18 February 2020 Table of Contents:   GS Paper 1: 1. Battle of Çanakkale/Gallipoli. 2. Permanent Commission for Women.   GS Paper 2: 1. Delimitation of Constituencies.   GS Paper 3: 1. SUTRA PIC. 2. Station WiFi Programme. 3. State of India’s Birds 2020.   Facts for Prelims: …

State of India’s Birds 2020

Topics Covered: Conservation related issues. State of India’s Birds 2020 What to study? For Prelims: Key findings. For Mains: Concerns expressed and ways to address them, conventions in this regard. Context: The research titled ‘State of India’s Birds 2020’ (SoIB), put together by over ten institutions and numerous citizen scientists, was released recently at the ongoing United …

Station WiFi Programme

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. Station WiFi Programme What to study? For Prelims: Key features. For Mains: Significance of the programme, why has it been stopped now? Context: Five years after it …

SUTRA PIC

Topics Covered: Economics of animal rearing. SUTRA PIC What to study? For Prelims:Key features of the programme. For Mains: Need for and significance of indigenous cow breeds. Context: The government has unveiled a programme to research on ‘indigenous’ cows- SUTRA PIC. About SUTRA PIC- Scientific Utilisation Through Research Augmentation-Prime Products from Indigenous Cows: It is …