Insights Daily Current Affairs, 15 November 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 15 November 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues.   Rs 75 commemorative coin to mark anniversary of Tricolour hoisting by Bose What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Features of the commemorative coin, flag …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 14 November 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 14 November 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.   Leadership for Academicians Program (LEAP)   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Key features and significance of the program. Context: The government has launched Leadership for Academicians …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 12 November 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 12 November 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   UNESCO Asia-Pacific award for conservation   What to study? For Prelims: About the awards, awardees and important sites in India. For Mains: Significance of these …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 10 November 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 10 November 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.   Double jeopardy   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Meaning, features, significance and issues associated with Article 20 of the Constitution.   Context: The Supreme Court of India has ruled …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 09 November 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 09 November 2018   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.   EARTH’S WATER A RESULT OF ASTEROID IMPACTS …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 08 November 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 08 November 2018   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.   Earth has three moons   What to …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 07 November 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 07 November 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Gujarat government wants to rename Ahmedabad as Karnavati What to study? For Prelims: Karnavati- background. For Mains: Renaming of cities- trend, challenges and issues associated. …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 06 November 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 06 November 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Regional connectivity scheme (RCS)   What to study? For Prelims: Key features of RCS. For Mains: Significance, challenges and potential of RCS.   Context: Opening …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 05 November 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 05 November 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   Competition Commission of India   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: CCI- features, composition, functions and significance, Key features of the Competition Act.   Context: A ‘National Conference on Public Procurement & Competition Law’ is being …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 03 November 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 03 November 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Companies Amendment (Ordinance), 2018   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Highlights of the amendment and key features of the Companies Act.   Context: …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 01 November 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 01 November 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Deal inked for biofuel research   What to study? For Prelims: Sustainable biofuels, Mission Innovation and Biofuture platform. For Mains: Biofuels- significance, challenges and solutions. …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 30 October 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 30 October 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA)   What to study? For Prelims: About CARA and Missionaries of Charity. For Mains: Significance and role of CARA in monitoring adoptions in the country, a brief overview of Hague Convention.   …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 29 October 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 29 October 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC)   What to study? For Prelims: NCDRC, Consumer Protection Act- Key features. For Mains: Dispute redressal mechanisms and their significance.   Context: Department of Consumer Affairs & NCDRC had recently organized …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 27 October 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 27 October 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   Experiencing North East festival   What to study? For Prelims: NEC, its functions and composition, about Experiencing North East festival. For Mains: Significance of North Eastern region of the country and efforts by government for the development …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 26 October 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 26 October 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.   Office of Profit What to study? For Prelims: Meaning of Office of Profit, exemptions and related key facts. For Mains: Issues associated and recent cases.   Context: President R N Kovind …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 25 October 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 25 October 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)   What to study? For Prelims: ICAI- key facts.   Context: The Union Cabinet has approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Institute of Chartered Accountants …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 24 October 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 24 October 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016   What to study? For Prelims: NRC and key features of Citizenship Bill. For Mains: Controversies and issues associated.   Context: …