Insights Daily Current Affairs, 07 September 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 07 September 2017   Paper 1:   Topic: Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.   Two new contraceptives launched by Health Ministry to aid family planning     In a bid to keep a check on the …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 06 September 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 06 September 2017   Paper 2:   Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.   National Nutrition Strategy With a renewed focus on nutrition, NITI Aayog has launched the National Nutrition Strategy.   Need for the National Nutrition Strategy: The recently published …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 05 September 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 05 September 2017   Paper 2:   Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.   BRICS Leaders’ Xiamen Declaration 9th BRICS summit was recently held in Xiamen, China. This is the second time the China has hosted the summit after the 2011 summit. At …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 04 September 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 04 September 2017   Paper 1:   Topic: Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies. Sitharaman becomes India’s first full-time woman defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman has become the first woman to become a full-time defence minister of the …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 02 September 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 02 September 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.   Implementation Guidelines of Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 01 September 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 01 September 2017   Paper 2:   Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.   National Nutrition Week The National Nutrition Week will be observed throughout the country from 1st to 7th September. Theme: The theme of the National Nutrition Week for …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 30 Aug 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 30 Aug 2017   Paper 2:   Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. YUVA – a skill development programme   The YUVA – a skill development programme and an initiative by Delhi Police under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana was recently …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 26 Aug 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 26 Aug 2017   Paper 2:   Topic: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.   Northeast yet to implement SC judgement on parliamentary secretaries   The Supreme Court had in July struck down an Assam legislation of 2004, which allowed the appointment of parliamentary secretaries, …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 25 Aug 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 25 Aug 2017   Paper 2:   Topic: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.   Right to privacy   The Supreme Court has ruled right to privacy is intrinsic to the entire fundamental rights chapter of the Constitution. The court has held that “the right …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 23 Aug 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 23 Aug 2017   Paper 1:   Topic: Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.   Supreme Court scraps instant triple talaq The controversial Islamic divorce practice of instant triple talaq (Talaq-e-Biddat) has been struck down as arbitrary …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 22 Aug 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 22 Aug 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.   ‘Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat’   ‘Swasth Bachche, Swasth …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 19 Aug 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 19 Aug 2017   Paper 2:   Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies. TRIFED celebrates World Honey Bee Day   To create awareness about Beekeeping and uses of its products including Honey, Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Limited (TRIFED) is celebrating World Honey Bee Day (WHBD) on August …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 18 Aug 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 18 Aug 2017   Paper 1:   Topic: Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.   Navika Sagar Parikrama   Navika Sagar Parikrama is a project wherein a team of women officers of the Indian Navy would circumnavigate …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 17 Aug 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 17 Aug 2017   Paper 1:   Topic: Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.   Melbourne named ‘World’s Most Liveable City’ Melbourne has been named ‘The World’s Most Liveable City’ for the seventh consecutive year by the …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 16 Aug 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 16 Aug 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.   Centre’s eBiz initiative stutters   Even after 4 years of its launch, the centre’s eBiz is struggling to …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 15 Aug 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 15 Aug 2017   Paper 1:   Topic: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location- changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes. The largest volcanic region on Earth   …