Insights Daily Current Affairs, 05 May 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 05 May 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   National security clearance policy   Context: The Home Ministry has given security clearance to more than 5,000 investment proposals, including for Foreign Direct Investment, in …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 01 May 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 01 May 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies (CIHTS)   Context: Prime Minister of India recently honoured the Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies (CIHTS) as part …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 28 April 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 28 April 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   Defence Acquisition Council (DAC)   Context: In a boost to indigenisation and in realisation of India’s growing technological prowess, the DAC has approved procurement of Defence Research and Development Organisation’s (DRDO’s) designed and developed NAG Missile System …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 27 April 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 27 April 2018   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.   TRIFED Context: Due to the massive drive of scaling …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 26 April 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 26 April 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   Zonal Council Context: The 23rd meeting of the Western Zonal Council was recently held at Gandhinagar, Gujarat and the Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh chaired the meeting.   What are zonal councils? Zonal councils have been …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 24 April 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 24 April 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Inter-country removal & retention of children   Context: Committee headed by Justice Rajesh Bindal has submitted its report on legal issues related to Inter-country removal …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 23 April 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 23 April 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   National Commission for Minorities (NCM) Context: The National Commission for Minorities (NCM) has decided to approach the government for granting it Constitutional status to protect the rights of minority communities more effectively.   Need for Constitutional status: …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 21 April 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 21 April 2018 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 preliminary …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 21 April 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 21 April 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.   Process to impeach the Chief Justice of India   Context: The Congress and six other opposition parties have moved a notice for the impeachment of Chief Justice of India (CJI) …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 17 April 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 17 April 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) Context: India’s downstream oil and gas regulator Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) is set to take up the role of the market regulator for the natural gas sector, …