Insights Daily Current Affairs, 22 February 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 22 February 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.   N Gopalaswami committee Context: N Gopalaswami committee has been constituted to select 20 institutes of higher education in India that will be developed into “world-class” institutes. In a …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 21 February 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 21 February 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Chardham Mahamarg Pariyojana Context: Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved Silkyara Bend-Barkot Tunnel in Uttarkhand as part of ‘Chardham Mahamarg Pariyojana’.   Facts related …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 19 February 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 19 February 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Development processes and the development industry the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders.   ‘Watan ko Jano’ Context: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) had recently organized the programme “Watan Ko Jano”.   About Watan Ko …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 17 February 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 17 February 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein.   Cauvery water dispute verdict Context: The Supreme Court verdict on Cauvery water dispute is …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 16 February 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 16 February 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Smart museums to give ‘virtual’ tours and 3D view of rare artifacts   Context: Centre for Development for Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Pune, has developed a …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 14 February 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 14 February 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   Medical Council of India (MCI) Context: Medical Council of India (MCI) proposal to amend the Screening Test Regulations 2002 has been approved by Health Ministry. It is now mandatory to qualify NEET to pursue foreign medical course. …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 13 February 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 13 February 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Sahitya Akademi Context: Kannada litterateur Chandrashekar Kambar has been elected as president of the Sahitya Akademi. Kambar, who has been recipient of various awards including …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 12 February 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 12 February 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions.   SC stays new Tribunal Rules Context: The Supreme Court has paved the way for appointment of chairpersons, judicial and others members of all 19 tribunals including CAT and NGT that were stalled …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 10 February 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 10 February 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Role of women and women’s organization.   Swadhar Greh Scheme Context: Recently released government data shows that there are 559 Swadhar Greh presently functional in the country with 17231 beneficiaries.   About Swadhar Greh Scheme: The Swadhar scheme was launched by the Union Ministry …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 09 February 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 09 February 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Kailash Yatra via Nathu La to resume Context: China has confirmed restarting of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra through the Nathu La pass.   Kailash Manasarovar …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 08 February 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 08 February 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Mahamastakabhisheka Context: 88th Mahamastakabhisheka (head anointing ceremony) of the monolithic statue of Lord Bahubali has begun at Shravanabelagola, Karnataka.   About Mahamastakabhisheka: The mastakabhisheka is …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 07 February 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 07 February 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Development processes and the development industry the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders.   Tools for ranking of startups   Context: Three new tools for States and Union Territories for ranking of startups in the country …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 05 February 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 05 February 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Pelican festival Context: ‘Pelican Bird Festival-2018’ was recently organized at Kolleru lake. It was jointly organised by the Andhra Pradesh Tourism Authority (APTA) and Krishna …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 03 February 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 03 February 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.   Jallikattu Context: The Supreme Court has referred to a Constitution Bench to decide whether the people of Tamil Nadu can preserve jallikattu as their cultural heritage under Article 29 (1) of …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 02 February 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 02 February 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.   Ayushman Bharat for a new India -2022   The …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 01 February 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 01 February 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Medaram Jatara Context: The four-day ‘Sammakka – Saralamma Jatara’ at Medaram in Telangana has begun. Considered the biggest tribal festival across South Asia, the Jatara …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 31 January 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 31 January 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Development processes and the development industry the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders.   Tamil Nadu Rural Transformation Project   Context: India and the World Bank have signed a $100 million loan agreement to support Tamil …