PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018: Jerdon’s Courser and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018: Jerdon’s Courser and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Jerdon’s Courser Critically endangered –IUCN nocturnal bird flagship species for the extremely threatened scrub jungle found only in the Eastern Ghats of the state of Andhra Pradesh in peninsular The species was considered to be extinct until it was rediscovered in 1986 and the …

Insights into Editorial: Getting the healthcare sector ready for NHPS

Insights into Editorial: Getting the healthcare sector ready for NHPS   Background: Presently, India is in a state of health transition. The country is not just confronting infectious diseases such as tuberculosis, malaria, dengue, H1N1 pandemic influenza and antimicrobial resistance; but also the emerging problem of chronic non-communicable diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancer which …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 11 MAY 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 11 MAY 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: Events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, …

7)“In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place.” Comment.(250 words)

TOPIC :  Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; 7)“In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place.” Comment.(250 words) Reference   Why this question In UPSC mains exam, candidates are often required to comment upon a statement or a quotation. The given quotation …

6)India’s strategy to tackle air pollution needs an overhaul. Discuss.(250 words)

Topic – Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment 6)India’s strategy to tackle air pollution needs an overhaul. Discuss.(250 words) Reference Why this question The recent report by WHO that identifies 14 of the top 15 polluting cities in India paints a sorry state of affairs of pollution management and response in India. This …

4)The upcoming visit of prime minister to Nepal provides an opportunity to address the difficult aspects of bilateral relations. Examine. (250 words)

Topic: India and neighbourhood relations   4)The upcoming visit of prime minister to Nepal provides an opportunity to address the difficult aspects of bilateral relations. Examine. (250 words) Reference Hindubuisnessline Why this question The upcoming high profile visit provides a chance to examine the issues in India Nepal relationship, the potential as well. The relationship is …

5)Discuss the mandate, organizational structure and functioning of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).(250 words)

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment, Disaster and disaster management. 5)Discuss the mandate, organizational structure and functioning of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).(250 words) Reference Reference Wikipedia Why this question Recently ASI was questioned by the Supreme Court of India for its ability to  restore Taj Mahal. The question is related to …

3)Creation of Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) is a welcome step which will provide a comprehensive and swift trade defense mechanism. Discuss. (250 words)

Topic –Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 3)Creation of Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) is a welcome step which will provide a comprehensive and swift trade defense mechanism. Discuss. (250 words) pib Why this question The Government …

2)“The more mass based INA agitation led to the sending of a Cabinet Mission”. Examine.(250 words)

TOPIC: The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country.   2)“The more mass based INA agitation led to the sending of a Cabinet Mission”. Examine.(250 words) From Plassey to Partition, Pg 449   Key demand of the question At its core, the question demands us to …

1)The policy of Salutary neglect ultimately paved way for the American Revolution. Discuss.(250 words)

TOPIC: Events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society. 1)The policy of Salutary neglect ultimately paved way for the American Revolution. Discuss.(250 words)   britannica Wikipedia Why this question American Revolution is an …

TOPPER’S STRATEGY: Manish Kumar, Rank – 61, CSE-2017 – How to Prepare Effectively and how to make use of Insights Prelims Mock Tests for UPSC Prelims 2018 in Remaining days?

TOPPER’S STRATEGY Manish Kumar, Rank – 61, CSE-2017  How to Prepare Effectively and how to make use of Insights Prelims Mock Tests for UPSC Prelims 2018 in Remaining days?   Namaste All, Introducing myself in short, myself Manish Kumar , CSE 2017 Rank 61. I still work in Deutsche Bank (an investment bank in Mumbai) …

SOLUTIONS – INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 50(Polity)

SOLUTIONS INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 50(Polity) 1)Consider the following about Interstate Council It meets regularly atleast twice a year. Standing Committee of the Council has different composition from the composition of the Council itself. Select from the codes below a) 1 only b) 2 only c) Both d) None   …