InsightsIAS Ethics 70 Days Plan – Day 1

InsightsIAS Ethics 70 Days Plan  Day 1   1) What is ethics? How ethics helps in building social relations? http://www.bbc.co.uk/ethics/introduction/intro_1.shtml#h5   2) What does this quotations mean to you in the present context: “Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.” https://www.deccanherald.com/content/360176/tolerance-patience-signs-strength.html   3) Differentiate between the following terms …

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 01 July 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 01 July 2019 Relevant articles from PIB: Paper 3: Topics covered: Public Distribution System objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security. One nation-one ration card What to study? For prelims: key features of the proposed scheme, PDS. For mains: Need for, significance of the scheme …

PUNCH mission

PUNCH mission   Context: NASA has selected an US based Indian researcher to lead its PUNCH mission which will image the Sun. About PUNCH (Polarimeter to Unify the Corona and Heliosphere): It  is focused on understanding the transition of particles from the Sun’s outer corona to the solar wind that fills interplanetary space. It will …

WHO guidelines on self-care interventions for health

Topic covered: Issues related to health.   WHO guidelines on self-care interventions for health   What to study? For prelims and mains: Key features, need for and significance of the guidelines.   Context: The WHO has launched its first guidelines on self-care interventions for health.   Need for self- care interventions: As per an estimate …

UN resolution on torture

Topics covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   UN resolution on torture   What to study? For prelims: key features of the resolution. For mains: Why India abstained from voting, concerns, issues and what needs to be done?   Context: India joined ranks with Russia and 42 …