Category: Daily News

Daily Quiz 19 May 2017

Daily Quiz 19 May 2017

Todays 10 questions from 2005 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 91 to 100] For previous questions refer yesterday’s post. Q91. Consider the following statements: The Government of India Act, 1935 provided for 1. The provincial...

Daily News 24 March 2017

Daily News 24 March 2017

    Human Development Report Why in news? 2016 Human Development Report has been released released by the UNDP What are the facts? The HDI is a measure for assessing progress in three basic dimensions of...

Daily News 23 March 2017

Daily News 23 March 2017

World Happiness Report 2017 Why in news? World Happiness Report 2017 was released recently at the United Nations at an event celebrating International Day of Happiness. What are the criteria for the ranking? It...

Daily News 22 March 2017

Daily News 22 March 2017

States Leads The Way In Economic Reforms Why in news? In the fourth quarter of 2016, Haryana, Gujarat and Maharashtra have led the way in making reforms. These three states had a combined 12...

Daily News 21 March 2017

Daily News 21 March 2017

Female Labour Participation In India What is the issue? India’s growth strategy has focused on domestic demand and high-value service exports. They generate too few employment opportunities for women. This is leading to low...

Daily News 20 March 2017

Daily News 20 March 2017

The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill What is Surrogacy? When an another woman carries and gives birth to a child for a couple who want to have a baby but are unable to do so, because...

Daily News 19 March 2017

Daily News 19 March 2017

Companies Amendment Bill Why in news? The Ministry of Corporate Affairs is making amendments to Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2016 based on standing committee report before taking up for consideration in the Parliament. What are...

Daily News 18 March 2017

Daily News 18 March 2017

Hung Assembly – Goa & Manipur Why in news? Governor of Goa ignored the established principle of inviting the single largest party and appointed BJP leader Manohar Parrikar as the CM. What is the...

Daily News 17 March 2017

Daily News 17 March 2017

Maternity Benefit Bill Why in news? Lok Sabha recently passed The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016. What are the salient features of the bill? The bill to amend the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961. It...