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Daily Current Events – 17th & 18th Oct 2016


GS II 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. New technology to check illegal mining. The government has launched the Mining Surveillance System (MSS). MSS is a satellite-based monitoring system which aims to establish a regime of responsive mineral administration, through public participation, by curbing instances of illegal mining activity through automatic remote sensing detection technology. […]

Daily Current Events – 17th & 18th Oct 20162016-10-28T00:40:31+05:30

Daily Current Events – 14th & 15th Oct 2016


GS  II Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.  Exim Bank’s signed an MoU with New Development Bank   […]

Daily Current Events – 14th & 15th Oct 20162016-10-25T23:28:39+05:30

Daily Current Events – 12th & 13th Oct 2016


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. Global Hunger Index According to the latest Global Hunger Index data, hunger levels in developing countries may have fallen 29% since 2000, but India is still rated as a country with ‘serious’ hunger levels in the 2016. This year’s report hails a new paradigm of international development proposed in the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which envisages Zero Hunger by 2030, as [...]

Daily Current Events – 12th & 13th Oct 20162016-10-24T06:52:03+05:30