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MOTIVATION: Ground Realities – Why IAS is Worth all the Sacrifices

    Ground Realities – Why IAS is Worth all the Sacrifices Raju Mishra, IAS     I stand here today having served nearly a year in the challenging field, away from the comforts and care free life that LBSNAA provides. In contrast to the soothing views of the mountains one sees at 5am each day en route for morning  PT in...

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 04 August 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 04 August  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. GST – All Details General Studies – 1; Topic: Urbanization – problems and remedies 1) Discuss the role of hydrology in managing urban flood and drainages. (200 Words) The Indian Express Unesco   General Studies – 2 Topic: Issues and...

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 03 May 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 03 May  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes. 1) Why the Himalayan region is experiencing annual forest fire scourge? What...

Insights Daily Current Events, 13 April 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 13 April 2016 Paper 3 Topic: Disaster and Disaster management. SC: Why not treat drought as disaster? With around 10 states reeling under drought, the Supreme Court has asked the Centre why the natural calamity could not be brought under the Disaster Management Act to release funds for the welfare of affected families. The court mooted...

Insights Daily Current Events, 21 March 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 21 March 2016 Archives Paper 3 Topic: biotechnology. Dept. of Biotechnology launches fund to tackle anti-microbial resistance To tackle the threat faced by India from resistance to antimicrobial drugs, the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) — through the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) — has launched a fund. About the Fund: This is an India-focussed seed...