Daily Prelims Bits

16th October, 2019 – Wednesday   ECONOMY 1. L2Pro India IP e-learning Platform Why in news: Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) in collaboration with the Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM) of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Government of...

DAILY KAS READING ARTICLE | 16 OCTOBER 2019 | KAS MENTOR

16th October, 2019 – Wednesday   ECONOMY 1. L2Pro India IP e-learning Platform Why in news: Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) in collaboration with the Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM) of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Government of...

15 OCTOBER 2019 – Tuesday   Environment 1.Ganges River Dolphin Census Why in NEWS: The annual Ganges River Dolphin census is being undertaken by World Wide Fund for Nature-India in collaboration with the Uttar Pradesh Forest Department. Key Facts The census started in 2015,...

DAILY KAS READING ARTICLE | 15 OCTOBER 2019 | KAS MENTOR

15 OCTOBER 2019 – Tuesday   Environment 1.Ganges River Dolphin Census Why in NEWS: The annual Ganges River Dolphin census is being undertaken by World Wide Fund for Nature-India in collaboration with the Uttar Pradesh Forest Department. Key Facts The census started in 2015,...

14 October, 2019- Monday   ECONOMY Index of Industrial Production (IIP) In news: According to the data for the “Quick Estimates of Index of Industrial Production” released by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI), India’s industrial sector production contracted by 1.1 per...

DAILY KAS READING ARTICLE | 14 OCTOBER 2019 | KAS MENTOR

14 October, 2019- Monday   ECONOMY Index of Industrial Production (IIP) In news: According to the data for the “Quick Estimates of Index of Industrial Production” released by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI), India’s industrial sector production contracted by 1.1 per...

12 October , 2019- Monday   Environment 1.GLOBE Context: Kerala is one of the six states selected for the implementation of the GLOBE programme by MoFCC. KSCSTE (Kerala state council of research for science and technology and Environment) is act as nodal agency for...

DAILY KAS READING ARTICLE | 12 OCTOBER 2019 | KAS MENTOR

12 October , 2019- Monday   Environment 1.GLOBE Context: Kerala is one of the six states selected for the implementation of the GLOBE programme by MoFCC. KSCSTE (Kerala state council of research for science and technology and Environment) is act as nodal agency for...

October 11, 2019- Friday   Science and Technology 1.Geotail and its impact on Chandrayaan-2 Why in NEWS: Recently, ISRO tweeted that an instrument on Chandrayaan-2, CLASS, had detected charged particles during the mission.This happened during the orbiter’s passage through the ‘Geotail’. Key Facts The...

DAILY KAS READING ARTICLE | 11 OCTOBER 2019 | KAS MENTOR

October 11, 2019- Friday   Science and Technology 1.Geotail and its impact on Chandrayaan-2 Why in NEWS: Recently, ISRO tweeted that an instrument on Chandrayaan-2, CLASS, had detected charged particles during the mission.This happened during the orbiter’s passage through the ‘Geotail’. Key Facts The...

October 10, 2019-Thursday   INDICES 1.Global Competitiveness Index Report In news: India has slipped 10 places to the 68th position in the Global Competitiveness Index on account of progress made by several countries ranked close to India. In the Global Competitiveness Index Report 2019...

DAILY KAS READING ARTICLE | 10 OCTOBER 2019 | KAS MENTOR

October 10, 2019-Thursday   INDICES 1.Global Competitiveness Index Report In news: India has slipped 10 places to the 68th position in the Global Competitiveness Index on account of progress made by several countries ranked close to India. In the Global Competitiveness Index Report 2019...

09th October, 2019 – Wednesday   Science and technology 1. 51 Pegasi B Why in NEWS: Three scientists have been awarded the 2019 Nobel prize in physics for groundbreaking discoveries about the evolution of the universe and the Earth’s place within it. The Swiss astronomers...

DAILY KAS READING ARTICLE | 09 OCTOBER 2019 | KAS MENTOR

09th October, 2019 – Wednesday   Science and technology 1. 51 Pegasi B Why in NEWS: Three scientists have been awarded the 2019 Nobel prize in physics for groundbreaking discoveries about the evolution of the universe and the Earth’s place within it. The Swiss astronomers...

05th October, 2019 – Saturday   Economy 1.Monetary Policy Committee Why in news: MPC decided to cut interest rate of RBI by 25 bps About Monetary Policy Committee: The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) is a committee of the Central Bank in India (Reserve Bank...

DAILY KAS READING ARTICLE | 05 OCTOBER 2019 | KAS MENTOR

05th October, 2019 – Saturday   Economy 1.Monetary Policy Committee Why in news: MPC decided to cut interest rate of RBI by 25 bps About Monetary Policy Committee: The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) is a committee of the Central Bank in India (Reserve Bank...

October 4, 2019- Friday Health 1.Vayoshreshtha Samman Why in NEWS:  Vayoshreshtha Samman was awarded to 3 notable institutions are among those honoured this year, Madhya Pradesh Municipality – Runs a day care centre for senior citizens, NGO in Kerala – Sensitised people to the...

DAILY KAS READING ARTICLE | 04 OCTOBER 2019 | KAS MENTOR

October 4, 2019- Friday Health 1.Vayoshreshtha Samman Why in NEWS:  Vayoshreshtha Samman was awarded to 3 notable institutions are among those honoured this year, Madhya Pradesh Municipality – Runs a day care centre for senior citizens, NGO in Kerala – Sensitised people to the...

03rd October, 2019 – Thursday   Internal security 1.Military Nursing Service: Why in NEWS: Military Nursing Service celebrates 94th Raising Day.  MNS is the only all women corps in the Armed Forces. Came into being on March 28, 1888 with the arrival of first...

DAILY KAS READING ARTICLE | 03 OCTOBER 2019 | KAS MENTOR

03rd October, 2019 – Thursday   Internal security 1.Military Nursing Service: Why in NEWS: Military Nursing Service celebrates 94th Raising Day.  MNS is the only all women corps in the Armed Forces. Came into being on March 28, 1888 with the arrival of first...