Insights Daily Current Affairs, 23 October 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 23 October 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 inner core is softer, a study …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 22 October 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 22 October 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.   Third Pole What to study? For Prelims …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 20 October 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 20 October 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues.   Azad Hind Government   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Particulars of Azad Hind Government- objectives, accomplishments and other related key facts.   Context: …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 19 October 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 19 October 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE)   What to study? For Prelims: About ICFRE, NVS and KVS, Prakriti programme. For Mains: Significance of MoUs.   Context: The Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 18 October 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 18 October 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   LPG set to make Kerala the first smoke-free State   What to study? For Prelims: PMUY- features. For Mains: Significance of PMUY.   Context: Kerala …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 16 October 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 16 October 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary Ministries and Departments of the Government; pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity.   Special courts to try politicians What to study? For Prelims: States where special courts have been …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 13 October 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 13 October 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   Malaysian government decides to abolish capital punishment   What to study? For Prelims: About the abolishment. For Mains: Capital punishment- concerns, its effectiveness, challenges and need for abolition. …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 12 October 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 12 October 2018   Paper 1: Topic: population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.   Global Hunger Index What to study? For Prelims: GHI- key facts, Performance of India and other countries. For Mains: GHI- findings on India, concerns and challenges, remedies.   Context: …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 11 October 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 11 October 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: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has amended the Combination Regulations. …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 10 October 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 10 October 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues.   Chhotu ram What to study? For Prelims and Mains: About Chhotu Ram and his contributions.   Context: A 64-foot-tall statue of peasant leader Sir Chhotu …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 09 October 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 09 October 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA)   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: EPCA- objectives, composition and significance.   Context: Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has reconstituted Supreme Court-empowered Environment Pollution …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 06 October 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 06 October 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.   Swachh Survekshan Grameen Awards 2018   What to study? For Prelims: SSG Survey- criteria, rankings. For Mains: SSG- significance.   Context: Prime …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 04 October 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 04 October 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Role of women and women’s organization and related issues.   First Regional Conference on ‘Women in Detention and Access to Justice’ What to study? For Prelims: About the conference. For Mains: Women in prisons- concerns, challenges, issues, need for reforms.   Context: The Bureau …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 03 October 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 03 October 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.   WHO guidelines on sanitation and health What to study? For Prelims: Brief overview of guidelines, about WHO, key facts on SBM. For Mains: Significance and need for global …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 02 October 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 02 October 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   Eastern Zonal Council What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Particulars and significance of Zonal Councils.   Context: The 23rd meeting of the Eastern Zonal Council was held recently at Kolkata under the Chairmanship of the Union …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 01 October 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 01 October 2018   Paper 1: Topic: population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.   Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention   What to study? For Prelims: International Sanitation Convention, SBM. For Mains: Manual scavenging- concerns and issues to be addressed, performance of SBM.   …