Insights Daily Current Affairs, 18 April 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 18 April 2017   Paper 3 Topic: Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.   Power Purchase Agreement for Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Power Project signed   Madhya Pradesh government has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to supply 24% of electricity generated …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 15 April 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 15 April 2017   Paper 2 Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.   Various initiatives launched Minister on Ambedkar Jayanti   Enroute to the digital payments gaining the proportions of a …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 14 April 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 14 April 2017   Paper 2 Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY)   Loans extended under the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) during 2016-17 have crossed the target of Rs. 1,80,000 crore …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 13 April 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 13 April 2017   Paper 2 Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   New Taxi Policy Guidelines   The safety measures, recommended by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, concerning safety of women commuters availing of …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 12 April 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 12 April 2017   Paper 2 Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.   G20 Ministers in-charge of digital economy issue declaration on ‘Shaping Digitalisation for an Interconnected World’   G20 Ministers responsible for the digital economy met in Dusseldorf, Germany recently for …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 10 April 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 10 April 2017   Paper 2 Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.   Kolkata- Khulna-Dhaka bus service flagged off A Kolkata-Khulna-Dhaka bus service was recently ceremoniously flagged off from Kolkata. This is a part of several initiatives being taken to strengthen bilateral relations …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 07 April 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 07 April 2017   Paper 3 Topic: Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.   Multi-Modal Terminal at Sahibganj   Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi recently laid the foundation stone of the multi-modal terminal at Sahibganj, Jharkhand.     Key facts: The terminal at Sahibganj is an important component of the …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 05 April 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 05 April 2017 Paper 2 Topic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   India becomes associate member of International Energy Agency   India has become part of IEA Association that will allow the country play a more “visible and influential” role in the global energy landscape. This …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 03 April 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 03 April 2017   Paper 2 Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.   Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana   Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana was recently …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 1 April 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 1 April 2017   Paper 2 Topic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   Cabinet approves signing of Agreement for CIRDAP establishment Centre in Hyderabad The Union Cabinet has given its approval for signing of an Agreement between Ministry of Rural Development and Centre on Integrated Rural …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 31 March 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 31 March 2017   Paper 3 Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   Hills sizzle at 8°C above normal   So far, this summer, the maximum temperature surges were recorded in hill-station favourites Kullu in Himachal Pradesh and Mukteshwar in Uttarakhand according to IMD. According to figures …

Insights Prelims 2017 Revision Modules: Environment and Ecology (June 2016 to March 2017)

As promised previously, we are posting Ecology and Environment module for quick revision for UPSC civil services prelims exam 2017. Hope you find it useful. Please share feedback on this document in the comment section. To download Economy Module which was posted previously, please Click Here.   To download Insights Environment and Ecology revision module, click …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 30 March 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 30 March 2017   Paper 2 Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.   IMD trains states to deal with heatwaves as temperatures rise   Anticipating a structural shift in the country’s weather, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) is training state …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 28 March 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 28 March 2017   Paper 2 Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.   Online Film Certification System   The ministry of Information and Broadcasting has launched an Online Film Certification System- or …