Insights Daily Current Affairs, 10 April 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 10 April 2018   Paper 1: Topic: The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country.   “Satyagraha se Swachhagraha” campaign Context: To commemorate the launch of Champaran Satyagraha over a century ago on 10th April, 1917, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 06 April 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 06 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.   POSHAN Abhiyaan Context: The annual targets set under POSHAN …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 05 April 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 05 April 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   NCLT Context: The government is planning to have more benches of the National Company Law Tribunal on the basis of case load, amid rising number of insolvency cases coming up before the NCLT.   Background: Currently, there …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 04 April 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 04 April 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act.   ‘one candidate, one seat’ Context: The Election Commission has told the Supreme Court that it supports the proposal to allow one candidate to contest from only one constituency in an election. The EC expressed this …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 02 April 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 02 April 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Konark Sun Temple Context: An aesthetically designed interpretation centre with world-class facilities that showcases the unique architectural features of Kalingan era was recently inaugurated at …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 31 March 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 31 March 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential.   E-way bill Context: As the country prepares for the nationwide mandatory rollout of the e-way bill system for inter-state movement of goods from April 1 under the goods and …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 30 March 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 30 March 2018   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.   Public Financial Management System (PFMS)   Context: A “historic” Rs 71,633 crore was processed and routed through the PFMS …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 29 March 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 29 March 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   National Skill Development Fund (NSDF) and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) Context: The Union Cabinet has given its approval for restructuring of National Skill Development Fund (NSDF) and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to strengthen governance, implementation …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 28 March 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 28 March 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Women related issues.   ‘WomenInTech’ forum Context: RBS India in association with prominent technology corporates, Academia and government participation has setup an exclusive ‘By Invite Only’ platform ‘Women In Tech’ with the agenda of working towards encouraging more women to take up careers in …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 27 March 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 27 March 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   “E-Tribes India” Context: The government has launched “E- Tribes”, TRIFED’s websites. It includes www.tribesindia.com, www.trifed.in and Retail Inventory Software and M-commerce app.   Significance of this move: Going Digital will lead to expansion of tribal commerce and …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 26 March 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 26 March 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   MADHAVPUR MELA Context: Ministry of Culture is organizing the Madhavpur Mela in Madhavpur Ghed, District Porbandar in Gujarat in a grand way.   About Madhavpur …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 24 March 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 24 March 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these.   Rajya Sabha elections Context: Elections for 25 Rajya Sabha seats were held recently.   What is the strength of the House? The Strength of …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 23 March 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 23 March 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2017 Context: Parliament has passed the Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2017.   Highlights of the Bill: The 2017 Bill …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 21 March 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 21 March 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   National Cultural Audiovisual Archives (NCAA)   Context: National Cultural Audiovisual Archives (NCAA) project of the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, implemented by Indira Gandhi …