QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 23 November 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,23 November 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 preliminary exam …

Insights Daily Current Affairs – 23 November 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs   23 November 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Sangai tourism festival   What to study? For Prelims: About Sangai festival, key facts on Sangai. For Mains: Threats to Sangai and its conservation related …

PIB+BACKGROUND: She-Box

MWCD links Sexual Harassment Complaints Portal ‘She-Box’ to central/state ministries & districts for speedy disposal of cases. (Ministry of Women and Child Development) The Ministry of Women and Child Development has linked She-Box, the online portal to report complaints of Sexual Harassment at Workplace, to all the Central Ministries, Departments and 653 districts across 33 …

PIB+BACKGROUND: Fisheries and Aquaculture Infrastructure Development Fund (FIDF)

Blue Revolution aims at doubling the income of farmers. In the last four & half years, Rs. 1915.33 crore has been released for its implementation. (Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare) Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare at his inaugural address on Fifth World Fisheries Day, said that under the Blue Revolution scheme, 29,128 …

PIB+BACKGROUND: UN Environment award

India gets UN Environment award for combating transboundary environmental crime. (Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change) United Nation Environment has awarded Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB), Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India with Asia Environment Enforcement Awards, 2018 for excellence work done by the Bureau in combating transboundary environmental crime. …

Atal Innovation Mission

Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.   Atal Innovation Mission   What to study? For Prelims: Key facts on AIM. For Mains: Significance of AIM and the need for international collaboration in promoting innovation. …

World Fisheries Day

Topic: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.   World Fisheries Day What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Significance, objectives of World Fisheries Day.   Context: World Fisheries Day is celebrated on November 21st every year to highlight the importance of healthy oceans ecosystems and to ensure sustainable stocks of fisheries in the world. …

“Atmosphere & Climate Research-Modelling Observing Systems & Services (ACROSS)” scheme

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   “Atmosphere & Climate Research-Modelling Observing Systems & Services (ACROSS)” scheme   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Highlights and significance of the scheme.   Context: The Cabinet Committee has approved continuation of the nine …

Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2018

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2018   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Key features of the Bill and Significance of Allied and Healthcare Professionals (A&HPs) and the challenges they face.   Context: The …

Sub-categorization of Other Backward Classes

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Sub-categorization of Other Backward Classes   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Constitutional provisions on Backward Classes, need for sub- categorization and its significance, issues associated.   Context: Cabinet approves extension of the term …

SHe-Box

Topic: Women related issues.   SHe-Box What to study? For Prelims and Mains: She- Box, objectives and significance.   Context: The Ministry of Women and Child Development has linked SHe-Box, the online portal to report complaints of Sexual Harassment at Workplace, to all the Central Ministries, Departments and 653 districts across 33 States/Union Territories. For …

Sangai tourism festival

  Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Sangai tourism festival   What to study? For Prelims: About Sangai festival, key facts on Sangai. For Mains: Threats to Sangai and its conservation related issues.   Context: Every year the State of Manipur …

Insights into Editorial: A 21st century revolution: on Bill Gates move to scale up sanitation

Insights into Editorial: A 21st century revolution: on Bill Gates move to scale up sanitation   Introduction: According to UNICEF, 22.2% of children, or 151 million, under five years were stunted globally in 2017. The World Bank says annual healthcare costs from lack of sanitation in developing countries is a staggering $260 billion. In many …

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 23 NOVEMBER 2018

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 23 NOVEMBER 2018 Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2019: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   Tomorrow’s Static Topic:  Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and …

8) Discuss the spectrum of political attitudes which are prevalent in today’s societies. (250 words)

Topic-    Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion. 8) Discuss the spectrum of political attitudes which are prevalent in today’s societies. (250 words) Reference Directive word Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to write in detail about the …