Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 07 December 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 07 December 2018 Paper 1: Topics Covered: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   MAYURBHANJ CHHAU   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: About Mayurbhanj Chhau.   About Mayurbhanj Chhau: Mayurbhanj Chhau dance form has a …

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 06 December 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 06 December 2018   Paper 1 and 2: Topics covered: Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India. Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States …

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 05 December 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 05 December 2018 Paper 2: Topics Covered: Development processes and the development industry the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, …

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 04 December 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 04 December 2018   Paper 2: Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   World Customs Organization   What to study? Static Part: Key facts on WCO. Dynamic and Current: Role of WCO in global market and emerging challenges.   Context: 80th Session of the …

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 03 December 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 03 December 2018 Paper 2: Topics covered: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions. Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.   National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) Act   What to study? Static Part: A brief overview of NJAC act …

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 01 December 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 01 December 2018 Paper 2 and 4: Topics Covered: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.   Fake news affects voting behaviour   What to study? Static Part: Meaning of Fake news, …

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 30 November 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 30 November 2018 Paper 2: Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage   What to study? Static Part: About UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage, Indian entries in the list, about Reggae. Dynamic and Current: Significance of the …

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 29 November 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 29 November 2018   Paper 1 and 3: Topics Covered: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location- changes in critical geographical features. Disaster and disaster management.   Heat Wave   What to study? Static Part: What are heat waves and …

Insights Daily Current Affairs+PIB: 28 November 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs+PIB: 28 November 2018   Paper 1, 2 and 3: Topics Covered: Indian culture – salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental …

Insights Daily Current Affairs+PIB : 27 November 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs+PIB : 27 November 2018   Paper 2 and 3: Topics Covered: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. 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 …

Insights Daily Current Affairs+PIB : 26 November 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs+PIB : 26 November 2018 Paper 1 and 2: Topics covered: Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues. Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes.   International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (IDEVAW) What …

Insights Daily Current Affairs+PIB: 24 November 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs+PIB: 24 November 2018 Paper 1 Topics Covered: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present   Government of India to observe the remembrance of 100 years of the historical Jallianwalla Bagh massacre   What to Study? Static: Jallianwalla Bagh Massacre timeline and who is responsible …

Insights Daily Current Affairs – 23 November 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs   23 November 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Sangai tourism festival   What to study? For Prelims: About Sangai festival, key facts on Sangai. For Mains: Threats to Sangai and its conservation related …

PIB+BACKGROUND: (20th November 2018) AirSewa 2.0

PIB+BACKGROUND: (20th November 2018) AirSewa 2.0 AirSewa 2.0 (Ministry of Civil Aviation) An upgraded version of AirSewa is to provide a superior user experience with enhanced functionalities. Major Improvements: Secure sign-up and log-in with social media Chatbot for travelers support Improved grievance management including social media grievances Real-time flight status Details flight schedule AirSewa 2.0 …

PIB+BACKGROUND: (20th November 2018) Industrial Park Rating System

PIB+BACKGROUND: (20th November 2018) Industrial Park Rating System Commerce Minister Releases Report on Industrial Park Rating System (Ministry of Commerce & Industry) The report on Industrial Park Rating System was prepared by the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce & Industry. Commerce Minister stated that: Manufacturing has emerged as one of …

PIB+BACKGROUND : (20th November 2018)238th Corps of Engineers Day + World Toilet Day

PIB+BACKGROUND : (20th November 2018) 238th Corps of Engineers Day + World Toilet Day 238th Corps of Engineers Day (Ministry of Defence) 238th Corps of Engineers Day was celebrated on 18 Nov 2018. This day is celebrated to commemorate the raising of the first engineering company in 1780. A function was also organized at Kashmir …

PIB: (19th November 2018) Sanitation on Ganga Bank gets Big Push as Uma Bharati holds back to back People’s Convention (Ministry of Drinking Water & Sanitation)

PIB: (19th November 2018) Sanitation on Ganga Bank gets Big Push as Uma Bharati holds back to back People’s Convention (Ministry of Drinking Water & Sanitation)   Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation, Uma Bharati, held the fourth Ganga Gram Swachhta Sammelan to strengthen Sanitation based all round development in the villages on the banks …