RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- NATIONAL MEDICAL COMMISSION BILL

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- NATIONAL MEDICAL COMMISSION BILL Introduction:             Resident doctors at government hospitals, including AIIMS and Ram Manohar  Lohia Hospital in Delhi, went on an “indefinite” strike to protest the National Medical Commission Bill, 2019. Among the problems raised by the medical fraternity …

InsightsIAS Ethics 70 Days Plan – Day 36

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) InsightsIAS Ethics 70 Days Plan  Day 36   1) “Justice is a temporary thing that must at last come to an end; but the conscience is eternal and will never die.” What does quote means to you?   2) What is meant by the term …

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 09 August 2019

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 09 August 2019 Relevant articles from PIB: GS Paper 2: Topic covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   National Medical Commission Bill   What to study? …

Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions; economics of animal-rearing.   Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan   What to study? For …

CITES — Washington Convention

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   CITES — Washington Convention   What to study? For Prelims: CITES- key facts. For Mains: Why India has proposed to remove rosewood from the CITES …

FAME-II Scheme.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Infrastructure FAME-II Scheme.   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: FAME- India scheme- features, significance and potential.   Context: The Department of Heavy Industry has approved the sanction of 5595 electric buses to 64 Cities, State Government Entities, State Transport Undertakings (STUs) …

National Medical Commission Bill

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.   National Medical Commission Bill   What to study? For Prelims: Key features of the National Medical Commission bill. For Mains: MCI- issues, performance, concerns …

Insights into Editorial: RBI’s Goldilocks cut: On repo rate cut

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights into Editorial: RBI’s Goldilocks cut: On repo rate cut Context: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cut key interest rates for the fourth time this year as it strives to boost corporate investment and consumer spending to accelerate stubbornly slow economic growth, which it …

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 09 August 2019

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) [Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 09  August 2019 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: Ethics and Human Interface: …

7) The concept of Sarvodaya is based on Principle of duties rather than rights of individuals. Discuss in detail relevance of the concept propounded by M K Gandhi as of today.(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships. Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of family, society and educational institutions …

6) Discuss Aristotle’s concept of ‘Golden Mean’ in Ethics.(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships. Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of family, society and educational institutions …

5) Discuss the recent liquidity crisis that the NBFCs are facing in the country and its impacts on various financial aspects of the economy. Throw light upon the steps taken by the government in this regard and suggest way forward to address the problems that have contributed to the crisis.(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development. 5) Discuss the recent liquidity crisis that the NBFCs are facing in the country and its impacts on various financial aspects of the economy. Throw light upon the steps taken by the government …

4) Write a short note on United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements (UNISA)(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate. 4) Write a short note on United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements (UNISA)(250 words) Economictimes Why this question: India has signed the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements (UNISA) recently. Key demand of …

3) China’s weakening of its currency to hurt US economic interests for political gains will only make other Asian countries more vulnerable to a political crisis. Comment in the light of recent currency manipulation steps taken by China. (250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development. 3) China’s weakening of its currency to hurt US economic interests for political gains will only make …

2)  “River linking projects for the country are a great challenge and at the same time an opportunity to address the water issues arising out of climate change.” Critically analyse the statement in the light of recent floods witnessed across the country.(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Disaster and disaster management. 2)  “River linking projects for the country are a great challenge and at the same time an opportunity to address the water issues arising out of climate change.” Critically analyse the statement in the light of recent floods witnessed across the …

1) Recently Lok Sabha passed the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2016. Examine the need, key provisions and associated concerns of the bill.(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. Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources 1) Recently Lok Sabha passed the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2016. Examine …