MOTIVATION and Few Last Minute Tips for Candidates Writing UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam- 2019

MOTIVATION and Few Last Minute Tips for  Candidates Writing UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam – 2019   From tomorrow you will have to firmly believe in your abilities to do the impossible; you will have to reimpose strong faith in your strength and talent to overcome any inconveniences or perceived shortcomings to give your best …

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 19 September 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 19 September 2019   Table of contents: GS Paper 1: Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC).   GS Paper 2: Zonal Councils. Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes Ordinance, 2019. AICTE’s Margadarshan and Margadarshak scheme. Accessible India Campaign. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).   GS Paper 3: Coal Gasification. Shola grasslands.   …

Issues in debate around setting an age limit for IVF

Issues in debate around setting an age limit for IVF   Context: A 74-year-old woman from Andhra Pradesh was recently recorded as the oldest in the world to give birth to twins through in-vitro fertilisation or IVF. However, the medical community has expressed ethical and medical concerns over conception at such an advanced age.   Why this is …

Shola grasslands

Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   Shola grasslands   What to study? For Prelims: What are they? Where are they found? For Mains: Threats, need for conservation.   Context: Expanding plantations of exotic species, including tea, in the Nilgiris can wipe out Shola vegetation, according to a report filed by …

Coal Gasification

Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   Coal Gasification   What to study? For Prelims: What is coal gasification? Byproducts. For Mains: Benefits, concerns and challenges.   Context: Government has awarded Lump Sum Turn Key (LSTK) contract for Coal Gasification Plant PF Talcher Fertilizers Limited to M/s Wuhuan Engineering Co. Ltd, …