MOTIVATION – The Beginning is Near

     The Beginning Is Near Rishave Verma Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today. It’s already tomorrow in Australia.                                                                                                        (Charles Schultz) Since the beginning of time, people have worried about the end of the world. Every generation has had its share of gloomy times and every generation has believed its plight was …

MOTIVATION: Being Brave

   Being Brave ve                 The darkest hour is just before the dawn.                                                                                                               (Anonymous) In course of preparations, we come across various challenges and hardships. The syllabus itself is so vast that giving it a cursory look fills us with a feeling of uncertainty. It demands hard …

MOTIVATION – No Small Plans

                                            No Small Plans Rishave Verma  Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir men’s blood.                                                                                                          (Daniel Burnham) An educated teenager Tom left his village in search of a respectable job. At first he chose to be a security guard. He joined but was not satisfied with the job. So, he left it …

Test Series – Update – 1 (Solutions to Sample Questions, Book List For Test-1)

We have received various suggestions on our Mock Exam Series program. Some of them are: It is not a good idea to conduct tests by mentioning names of the books beforehand Recommending books (especially two books for History apart from NCERT) is a bad advice considering that for Prelims one or two book are sufficient Topi …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 28, 2013

ARCHIVES December 28, 2013 NATIONAL Guidelines soon to regulate campaign in social media As social media has emerged as a powerful medium for political campaign, the Election Commission (EC) has proposed to evolve guidelines for regulating it during the forthcoming Lok Sabha election. The emphasis was on the need for preventing ‘sectarian campaign and campaign …

Arctic Council and India – Issues

Tauseef & Others Relevant Issues related to Arctic Council and India The Arctic Council was established in 1996 (Ottawa Declaration). It has eight original members i.e Canada, the US, Russia, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Iceland and six permanent participant organizations and many observers. Originally, the council’s main focus was to address environmental issues and …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 27, 2013

ARCHIVES December 27, 2013 NATIONAL Cabinet clears constitutional status for Judicial Appointments Commission The Union Cabinet has given its nod for conferring constitutional status on the proposed Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) for appointment and transfer of judges to the higher judiciary. The government earlier accepted the report of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Law and …

MOTIVATION: Multidimensional Thinking

                   Thinking Multi-dimensionally Rishave Verma         Explore a certain dimension, and be sure there are many more underneath.                                                                                                                  (Anonymous) Here’s a funny story. There was a child named Jack. His mother used to tell him never to flush the toilet while he was sitting on it because “ he might catch a cold in his tush”!!! Trusting …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 26, 2013

ARCHIVES December 26, 2013 NATIONAL Maternal mortality ratio comes down to 178 India inches closer to achieving millennium development goal of Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) 109 by year 2015. According to the recent data, released by the Registrar-General of India, the MMR (number of women who die of pregnancy-related causes per 1,00,000 live births) has …

InsightsOnIndia Civil Services Preliminary Mock Exams – 2014 (Test Series)

LATEST UPDATE! Sample Questions Solutions to Sample Questions The Payment Mode: Fees: Rs 3300/- Payment can be done by Four modes: Debit Cards Credit Cards Internet Banking To Pay For The Mock Exam Series, Click the Button below.   Instructions: The above gateway is safe and secure Once you pay, you will get an Online Receipt. …

MOTIVATION: Beyond The Dark Night

                               Beyond The Dark Night Rishave Verma     Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil.                                                                                                                     (Psalm 23) Ray Kroc’s entire life thrived on discovering just the right idea that would live well, after the man himself. From an ambulance driver to paper cup salesman, to real estate …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 27,December 2013 1. Define honesty and integrity. Explain the importance of these qualities for a public servant. (200 Words) The Hindu 2. What is the composition and functions of proposed Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) ? Explain why is it being introduced. (200 Words) The Hindu 3. Microsoft ‘Guardian’ (50 Words) The Hindu 4. What  are the …