PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018: Capped langur and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (North Atlantic Alliance)

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018 Capped langur and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (North Atlantic Alliance) Capped langur Vulnerable – IUCN Schedule I of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act Appendix I in CITES primate in the family Cercopithecidae   Habitat subtropical or tropical dry forests. Range : found in Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, China, India, and Myanmar   Threats human …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 31 May 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 31 May 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Development processes and the development industry the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders.   Special Category Status for Bihar   Context: CM Nitish Kumar has appealed for Special Category Status for Bihar. He has highlighted various …

ANTHROPOLOGY STRATEGY (Marks 339, CSE-2017): By Sachin Gupta Rank – 3 UPSC CSE-2017, Part-1

  ANTHROPOLOGY STRATEGY (Marks – 339, CSE-2017) By Sachin Gupta Rank – 3 UPSC CSE-2017 Part-1     Hello friends, I am sorry for the huge delay in posting this article. This is my third Article in the series and here we would be focusing on “Strategy for Anthropology”. I have got 311( CSE-2016) and …

MOTIVATION: The Last Hurdle – 48-72 hours of Calmness – By Manish Kumar Rank 61, UPSC CSE-2017

MOTIVATION The Last Hurdle – 48-72 hours of Calmness  By Manish Kumar Rank 61, UPSC CSE-2017   Dear brothers and sisters, as the temperature is increasing this summer , courtesy people still fooling themselves about global warming being unreal, we had been running #AprilCool Campaign and planting as many trees as possible in our limited …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 31 MAY 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 31 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:Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art …

6) Human Behaviour Flows From three Sources: Desire, Emotion, And Knowledge. Comment.(250 words)

Topic:Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships. Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values. 6) Human Behaviour Flows From three Sources: Desire, …

5) Water crisis in Shimla is a warning sign for  the trying times ahead with respect to water availability in India. Examine the challenges and discuss the role that traditional water storage systems can play in averting this crisis? (250 words)

Topic -Environmental degradation and conservation 5) Water crisis in Shimla is a warning sign for  the trying times ahead with respect to water availability in India. Examine the challenges and discuss the role that traditional water storage systems can play in averting this crisis? (250 words) Hindustantimes Reference Why this question The recent water crisis …

4) Discuss the challenges that data collection in India faces? Examine whether the draft National Policy on official statistics addresses these challenges?(250 words)

Topic:Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 4) Discuss the challenges that data collection in India faces? Examine whether the draft National Policy on official statistics addresses these challenges?(250 words) The hindu     Why this question The draft National Policy on Official Statistics …

2) Napoleon was the child of the Revolution, but in many ways he reversed the aims and principles of the movement from which he sprang. Critically analyze.(250 words)

Topic: History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars. 2) Napoleon was the child of the Revolution, but in many ways he reversed the aims and principles of the movement from which he sprang. Critically analyze.(250 words)   Key demand of the question The question makes two …

3) What do you understand by cryosphere. Discuss how it affects the earth’s climate.(250 words)

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 3) What do you understand by cryosphere. Discuss how it affects the earth’s climate.(250 words) Wikipedia Reference Reference Why this question Cryosphere is a large and important component of our earth, which has a profound impact and in turn is hugely impacted by the climate and climate change. …

1) Ancient Indian science and philosophies had several real achievements. Discuss and thereafter, critically analyze the recently undertaken NCERT textbook review?(250 words) 

TOPIC:Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1) Ancient Indian science and philosophies had several real achievements. Discuss and thereafter, critically analyze the recently undertaken NCERT textbook review?(250 words)  Timesofindia Financial express Indian express Why this question The recent changes brought about in NCERT …

Insights into Editorial: Rules for the Elders

Insights into Editorial: Rules for the Elders Context: Vice President of India, Mr. Venkaiah Naidu appointed a two-member committee to make recommendations for revising the rules of the Upper House. V K Agnihotri, former secretary general of the House, is heading the committee. Media reports suggest that the committee is mandated to submit its report in three …

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018: Gee’s golden langur and International Seabed Authority (ISA)

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018 Gee’s golden langur and International Seabed Authority (ISA) Gee’s golden langur Endangered — IUCN Schedule I species in the Wildlife Protection Act (1972) CITES Appendix I   Habitat found in moist evergreen, dipterocarp, riverine, and moist deciduous forest Range of distribution are very small. These are confined to western Assam and in …