SECURE SYNOPSIS: 28 NOVEMBER 2018

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) SECURE SYNOPSIS: 28 NOVEMBER 2018 NOTE: Please remember that following ‘answers’ are NOT ‘model answers’. They are NOT synopsis too if we go by definition of the term. What we are providing is content that both meets demand of the question and at the same …

Insights into Editorial: Ten years after the Mumbai attack

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights into Editorial: Ten years after the Mumbai attack   Context: Ten years ago, Pakistan carried out one of the most heinous of terror attacks perpetrated anywhere in the world. The 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, named after the date in 2008 when the attack took …

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 28 NOVEMBER 2018

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) [Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 28 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: Modern Indian History.   …

8) Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of all morality. Comment in the light of dwindling public services values in India.(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic– Ethics in private and public relationships. 8) Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of all morality. Comment in the light of dwindling public services values in India.(250 words) Reference Directive word Comment- here we have to express our knowledge …

7) Well-being within ecological limits requires a societal transformation redefining ‘happiness’. Comment in the context of the rising environmental pollution in India.(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic –  Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment Disaster and disaster management. 7) Well-being within ecological limits requires a societal transformation redefining ‘happiness’. Comment in the context of the rising environmental pollution in India.(250 words) Livemint Directive word Comment- here we have to …

6) Discuss about the NASA’S InSight mission on Mars?(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic – Awareness in the fields of Space. 6) Discuss about the NASA’S InSight mission on Mars?(250 words) Indian express Why this question The landing of InSight on Mars is a significant development in the field of space technology. In the past, UPSC has asked …

5) The misery or sanitation workers need to be put to an end, for the success of swachh Bharat mission. In this regard, analyze the problems faced by sanitation workers and ways to resolve it?(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic-  Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections 5) The misery or sanitation workers need to be put to an end, for the success of swachh Bharat mission. In this regard, analyze the problems faced by sanitation …

4) The next step in addressing sanitation woes should be a focus on waste management. Analyze. (250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic– Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation 4) The next step in addressing sanitation woes should be a focus on waste management. Analyze. (250 words) Financial express Why this question Successfully tackling the …

3) Discuss the phases of the working class movements in pre-independent India.(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic– Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues 3) Discuss the phases of the working class movements in pre-independent India.(250 words) Reference Directive word Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to …

2) Discuss the role of Sri Narayana Guru in social reforms in India. (250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic- Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues. 2) Discuss the role of Sri Narayana Guru in social reforms in India. (250 words) Reference Directive word Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates …

1) Highlight the differences in the approach of Subhash Chandra Bose and Mahatma Gandhi in the struggle for freedom.(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic -Part of static series under the heading – “Important personalities of freedom struggle” 1) Highlight the differences in the approach of Subhash Chandra Bose and Mahatma Gandhi in the struggle for freedom.(250 words)   Key demand of the question The question is quite straightforward …

Insights Daily Current Affairs+PIB : 27 November 2018

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Current Affairs+PIB : 27 November 2018   Paper 2 and 3: Topics Covered: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution …

Government of India and Asian Development Bank (ADB) sign $200 Million Loan to improve State Highways in Bihar.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate. Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc. Investment models   Government of India and Asian Development Bank (ADB) sign $200 Million Loan to improve State Highways in Bihar.   The Asian Development Bank (ADB) …

Protocol amending India-China DTAA

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.   Protocol amending India-China DTAA   The Government of Republic of India and the Government of the People’s Republic of China have amended the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) by signing …

‘HAUSLA-2018’ was inaugurated in the Capital

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   ‘HAUSLA-2018’ was inaugurated in the Capital   The Ministry of Women and Child Development has launched the …

“Paisa – Portal for Affordable Credit & Interest Subvention Access”, Launched under Day-NULM

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 2. Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes   “Paisa – Portal for Affordable Credit …

NASA’s InSight spacecraft lands on red planet after six-month journey

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Awareness in space.   NASA’s InSight spacecraft lands on red planet after six-month journey What to study? Static Part: Key facts on InSIght Mission. Dynamic and Current: Why study mars, Objectives of the mission and its significance.   Context: InSight, a NASA spacecraft …

RBI can transfer Rs 1 lakh crore of excess reserves to govt: Report

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. RBI can transfer Rs 1 lakh crore of excess reserves to …

UN Central Emergency Response Fund

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. Disaster and disaster management.   UN Central Emergency Response Fund What to study? Static Part: Key features of UN Central Emergency Fund- operation, funding and management. Dynamic and Current: Significance of the fund and …

Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: India and its neighbourhood- relations. Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. Effects …