Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 11 March 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 11 March 2019 Relevant articles form PIB: Paper 2: Topics Covered: Issues related to health. Protection of vulnerable sections of the society.   Pulse Polio Program 2019   What to study? For Prelims: What is IPV and its significance, about polio. For Mains: Pulse Polio Programme- significance and the …

Pulse Polio Program 2019

Topics Covered: Issues related to health. Protection of vulnerable sections of the society.   Pulse Polio Program 2019   What to study? For Prelims: What is IPV and its significance, about polio. For Mains: Pulse Polio Programme- significance and the need.   Context: In order to sustain polio eradication drive from the country, government has …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 11 March 2019

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 11 March 2019 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 into Editorial: Life without GSP

Insights into Editorial: Life without GSP Context: The U.S. has ultimately acted on its threat to withdraw concessions granted to Indian imports under the Generalised System of Preferences. The Indian government confirmed that the United States has given a 60-day withdrawal notice to India on the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) benefits, which amount to …

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 11 March 2019

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 11 March 2019 Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2019: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   Tomorrow’s Static Topic:  History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world …

7) While northern India is witnessing an extended winter season, the southern part of the country has started experiencing heat wave conditions this March, In this context discuss the significance and relevance of India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP).(250 words)

Topic:  Disaster and disaster management. 7) While northern India is witnessing an extended winter season, the southern part of the country has started experiencing heat wave conditions this March, In this context discuss the significance and relevance of India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP).(250 words) Indiatoday Reference Why this question: The articles provide for a coverage of …

6) Discuss the role of Artificial intelligence in managing and mitigating floods. What are the issues and challenges involved? Discuss in the light of Google’s newly launched flood forecasting project in India.(250 words)

Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life./ Disaster and disaster management. 6) Discuss the role of Artificial intelligence in managing and mitigating floods. What are the issues and challenges involved? Discuss in the light of Google’s newly launched flood forecasting project in India.(250 words) Livemint Why this question: The …

5) RBI’s recent constricted monetary policy has kept real interest rates high, impacting investment flow and job creation. Critically analyze.(250 words)

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. 5) RBI’s recent constricted monetary policy has kept real interest rates high, impacting investment flow and job creation. Critically analyze.(250 words) Indianexpress Why this question: The article captures the recent trends of RBI’s tight monetary policy that has kept real …

4) With India going to witness biggest election in world history  with total electorate being more than the population of every continent, Discuss the issues and challenges faced by Election commission in conducting elections of such magnitude with special emphasis on role of social media.(250 words)

Topic:   Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these. 4) With India going to witness biggest election in world history  with total electorate being more than the population of every continent, Discuss the issues and challenges faced by Election commission in conducting elections of …

3) “Cooperative federalism is being replaced with coercive federalism”. Elucidate. Also discuss the importance of fundamental renegotiation of powers between Union and states in favor of political democracy in this context.(250 words)

Topic: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein. 3) “Cooperative federalism is being replaced with coercive federalism”. Elucidate. Also discuss the importance of fundamental renegotiation of powers between Union and states in favor …

2) Define nationalism. Giving reasons for rise of nationalism in 19th century Europe, assess its role in the outbreak world wars.(250 words)

Topic– Industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society. 2) Define nationalism. Giving reasons for rise of nationalism in 19th century Europe, assess its role in the outbreak world wars.(250 words) World history by Norman Lowe, World history NCERT …

1) In carving out ‘The magnificent African cake’ no attention was paid to ground realities which led plethora of issues and problems. Comment.(250 words)

Topic– 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) In carving out ‘The magnificent African cake’ no attention was paid to ground realities which led plethora of issues and problems. Comment.(250 words) World history by Norman Lowe, World …

Insights Revision Modules: ECONOMY Module for UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam – 2019

Insights Revision Modules: ECONOMY Module for UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam – 2019 We will be posting all revision modules by mid – May (including updated ones). Here is the first revision module on Economy. As the name says, it’s a revision module which consists of important current events related to Economy part of UPSC …

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 10 March 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 10 March 2019 Relevant articles from PIB: Paper 2 and 3: Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Infrastructure- energy.   National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage   What to study? For Prelims: Key …

Monster Salary Index Report

Topics Covered: Women related issues. Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources, issues relating to poverty and hunger.   Monster Salary Index Report   What to study? For Prelims: Highlights of the report. For Mains: Concerns raised, challenges and the need for comprehensive reform policy.   Context: …

National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage

Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Infrastructure- energy.   National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage   What to study? For Prelims: Key features, objectives and targets of the mission. For Mains: Significance and the need for such missions.   …