PRELIMS BOOSTERS – 2018: Dugong and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

      . PRELIMS BOOSTERS 2018 Dugong and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)   Dugong   Vulnerable — IUCN Strictly marine herbivorousmammal Largely dependent on sea grasscommunities for subsistence and is thus restricted to the coastal habitats which support sea grass meadows Habitat   Coastal areas, shallow to medium deep, warm waters with sea grass …

PRELIMS BOOSTERS – 2018:Clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa) and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

      . PRELIMS BOOSTERS 2018 Clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa) and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)   Clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa) Vulnerable– IUCN Red List state animal of Meghalaya CITES Appendix I animal Named after the distinctive ‘clouds’ on its coat – ellipses partially edged in black, with the insides a darker colour than the background colour of …

EXCLUSIVE: Insights ART AND CULTURE Revision Module for UPS Civil Services Preliminary Exam -2018

          .  ART AND CULTURE Insights Revision Module for UPS Civil Services Preliminary Exam -2018   This revision module covers important ART and CULTURE related current affairs that are important for Prelims – 2018.  Hope you are revising all previous modules. You can download other revision modules HERE. Also keep following …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 16 April 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 16 April 2018 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs . The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu  and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil services preliminary …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 16 April 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 16 April 2018 Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  LIST of TOPICS (Static) REVISION TIMETABLE FOR PRELIMS – 2018  Revision Tests   General Studies – 1     Topic:  The Freedom Struggle – its various …

3) Withdrawal of cases against accused should be the sole prerogative of the state. Critically examine in light of various judicial pronouncements.

Topic: Separation of powers between various organs, 3) Withdrawal of cases against accused should be the sole prerogative of the state. Critically examine in light of various judicial pronouncements. (250 Words) The Indian Express   Why this question: This issue has recently received lot of media attention, courtesy developments in UP. Moreover, the Allahabad HC …

5) Search engines like google are intricately linked to our lives, given the volume and nature of information we search over these entities. Discuss  the ethical concerns revolving around search engines. 

Topic:  ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions 5) Search engines like google are intricately linked to our lives, given the volume and nature of information we search over these entities. Discuss  the ethical concerns revolving around search engines. (150 Words) Stanford Washington Post Why this question We are heading towards fourth industrial revolution, …

4)Tropospheric ozone adds yet another factor to the existing nexus of poverty, malnourishment and climate-change effects that challenge food and nutrition security in some of the agriculture intensive regions of the world. Analyse the given statement with regards to India.

Topic:  Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment, Disaster and disaster management. 4)Tropospheric ozone adds yet another factor to the existing nexus of poverty, malnourishment and climate-change effects that challenge food and nutrition security in some of the agriculture intensive regions of the world. Analyse the given statement with regards to India. (250 Words)  Down …

2)Despite a plethora of laws, policies, mechanisms  and programmes in place, children in India suffer from a lot of disabilities and problems. Discuss

Topic: mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections 2)Despite a plethora of laws, policies, mechanisms  and programmes in place, children in India suffer from a lot of disabilities and problems. Discuss. (250 Words) Vikaspedia Reference   Why this question Child rights and issues are important for UPSC exams, …

1) Although the impact of the Home Rule League movement fell on a much wider community outside their direct membership, the League ultimately could not not bring in mass agitational politics in India. Critically comment.

Topic:  The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country. 1) Although the impact of the Home Rule League movement fell on a much wider community outside their direct membership, the League ultimately could not not bring in mass agitational politics in India. Critically comment. (250 Words) India’s Struggle …

SOLUTIONS – INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 25 (Indian Polity )

SOLUTIONS  INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 25 (Indian Polity ) 1: Consider the following Statements with respect to “Preamble of the Indian Constitution” The word ‘Fraternity ‘means – “No one should treat a fellow citizen as inferior”. It reveals Nature of the State, Objectives and Date of implementation of the Constitution. …