Insights Daily Current Affairs, 28 June 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 28 June 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Women related issues.   Women Entrepreneurs Platform (WEP) Context: NITI Aayog’s Women Entrepreneurs Platform (WEP) has signed five separate Statement of Intent (SoIs) with Financial Institutions & Social Organisations. These SOIs will provide financial assistance to women entrepreneurs and address the finance related challenges …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 19 June 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 19 June 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   Banks Board Bureau Context: The Banks Board Bureau (BBB) has recommended 22 general managers to be elevated as executive directors at various public sector banks. These recommendations are based on interactions held by the Banks Board Bureau …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 18 June 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 18 June 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   NITI Aayog Governing Council Context: Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently chaired the fourth meeting of Governing Council of NITI Aayog. The meeting was yet another attempt to take India – a federation of states forward with equal …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 15 June 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 15 June 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Ayushman Bharat health scheme Context: Around 20 states have so far signed memoranda of understanding to implement Ayushman Bharat National Health Protection Mission which aims …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 12 June 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 12 June 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Women related issues.   Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) Context: After initial hiccups in implementing the maternity benefit programme Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY), the government has finally made some headway and provided cash incentives to nearly 23.6 lakh beneficiaries out of …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 11 June 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 11 June 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues.   Bankim Chandra Context: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in West Bengal is planning to celebrate the achievements of Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay.   Bankim Chandra- important …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 08 June 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 08 June 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Modern Indian History- significant events.   Pietermaritzburg Context: External Affairs Minister recently undertook a train journey from Pentrich to Pietermaritzburg.   Significance of the place: It is a railway station in South Africa where a young Mahatma Gandhi was thrown out of a “Whites-only” …