Insights Daily Debates: Issues that Matter – 22 (Farmers have no Reasons to continue Farming in India )

      . Insights Daily Debates Issues that Matter – 22 ARCHIVES What’s this Initiative? Click Here   Farmers have no Reasons to continue Farming in India The Wire What is the incentive for farmers to continue farming in India? Knowing they have least support either from government or from banks, why should they …

EXCLUSIVE: Insights IAS ENVIRONMENT & ECOLOGY Revision Module for UPS Civil Services Preliminary Exam -2018

  . ENVIRONMENT & ECOLOGY Revision Module for UPS Civil Services Preliminary Exam -2018 In this post we are publishing Environment and Ecology Revision Module for UPSC civil Services preliminary exam 2018.  It has 79 pages of very important environment and ecology related information that is extremely important for prelims – 2018. These information are …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 13 March 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 13 March 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc.   Geomagnetic storm Context: There were reports that Earth will be hit by a massive magnetic storm on March 18. However, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has found that there was no …

Rajya Sabha TV: In Depth – Towards a Sustainable Future

Rajya Sabha TV: In Depth – Towards a Sustainable Future The World Sustainable Development Summit 2018 concluded in New Delhi on 18 Feb 2018 and endorsed Amaravati as the world’s most sustainable capital. More than 200 delegates from around the world took part in it. Participants included policy makers from bilateral and multi-lateral institutions, researchers, …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 13 March 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 13 March 2018 Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  LIST of TOPICS (Static) General Studies – 1       Topic:  Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from …

6) What do you understand by public service professionalism? What is the essence and values of public service professionalism? Examine.

Topic: Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problem    6) What do you understand by public service professionalism? What is the essence and values of public service professionalism? Examine. (150 Words) UN(Page 25) Why this question? Direct from syllabus of GS-4.   Key demand of the question: Direct question – Your understanding of …

5) Examine critically the potential of technologies such as artificial intelligence(AI), virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (VR) and big data in transforming education in India.

Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life 5) Examine critically the potential of technologies such as artificial intelligence(AI), virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (VR) and big data in transforming education in India. (250 Words) Livemint   Why this question? Impact of technologies on various social sectors is an important topic …

4) As two pluralistic democracies with a firm belief in a multipolar world order and in the future of Eurasia, India and France have numerous strategic convergences. Discuss.

Topic:  Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests  4) As two pluralistic democracies with a firm belief in a multipolar world order and in the future of Eurasia, India and France have numerous strategic convergences. Discuss. (250 Words) The Hindu Why this question? It’s in news.   Key demand of the …

3) In the light of China’s model of a new order and the U.S.’s commitment to the existing order, do you think India can and should strive to establish its own new order? If yes, what should be its nature and priorities? Analyse.

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 3) In the light of China’s model of a new order and the U.S.’s commitment to the existing order, do you think India can and should strive to establish its own new order? If yes, what should be its nature and priorities? …

2) Regulating school fees is one of the most significant legal and political challenges policymakers in India face. Examine why. Also comment why it’s important to regulate fees.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education, Human Resources. 2) Regulating school fees is one of the most significant legal and political challenges policymakers in India face. Examine why. Also comment why it’s important to regulate fees. (250 Words) The Hindu   Why this question? It’s one of the dimension …

1) Some of the Islamic architectural structures in south India stand as proud reminders of not just an architectural tradition but also of cultural traditions, where Islam effortlessly adapted itself to the native customs. Examine.

Topic:  Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times; 1) Some of the Islamic architectural structures in south India stand as proud reminders of not just an architectural tradition but also of cultural traditions, where Islam effortlessly adapted itself to the native customs. Examine. (250 Words) …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 13 March 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 13 March 2018 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 …