Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 12 September 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 12 September 2019 Table of contents: GS Paper 2: 6th schedule of the constitution. Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA). Government e Marketplace (GeM). 24th World Energy Congress kicks off in Abu Dhabi. Eurasian Economic Forum.   GS Paper 3: A case for differential global carbon tax. …

Eurasian Economic Forum

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   Eurasian Economic Forum   What to study? For Prelims and mains: EAEU- composition, objectives and significance.   Context: India has skipped a meeting of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), which was organised by the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) at Xi’an in China.   Why …

24th World Energy Congress kicks off in Abu Dhabi

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   24th World Energy Congress kicks off in Abu Dhabi   What to study? For Prelims and mains: About WEC- objectives, composition and significance.   Context: Abu Dhabi is hosting the 24th World Energy Congress. Theme: ‘Energy for Prosperity’.   About the World Energy …

Government e Marketplace (GeM)

Topics Covered: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance, e-applications, models, successes, limitations and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.   Government e Marketplace (GeM)   What to study? For Prelims: About GeM and it’s features. For Mains: Significance and the need for GeM.   Context: GeM and Punjab …

Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA)

Topics covered: e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential.   Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA)   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Features and significance.   Context: Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) 2020 has been launched.   About ARIIA: ARIIA considers all major indicators which are commonly used …

6th schedule of the constitution

Topics Covered: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. 6th schedule of the constitution   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Overview of autonomous councils constituted under 6th schedule of the constitution, measures announced for the strengthening of these institutions, 125th Amendment Bill, need for inclusion of Ladakh.   Context: …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 12 September 2019

  QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 12  September 2019 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 …

RSTV: IN DEPTH- CHANDRAYAAN 2- BIG TAKEAWAYS

RSTV: IN DEPTH- CHANDRAYAAN 2- BIG TAKEAWAYS Introduction: It’s been over six days that Chandrayaan -2’s lander Vikram lost contact with its ground stations. But the Indian Space Research Organisation has not lost hope. The space agency’s team is making all efforts to restore communication with the lander at ISRO Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network …

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 12 September 2019

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 12  September 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   General Studies – 2 Topic: Role of civil services in a democracy. 1) Discuss the role of …

5) The IPCC says total global emissions will need to fall by 45% from 2010 levels by 2030 and reach net zero by 2050. In this context, elaborate how differential carbon tax would be able to finance climate mitigation strategies across the world?(250 words)

Topic:Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment 5) The IPCC says total global emissions will need to fall by 45% from 2010 levels by 2030 and reach net zero by 2050. In this context, elaborate how differential carbon tax would be able to finance climate mitigation strategies across the world?(250 words) The hindu

4) India’s record in promoting occupational and industrial safety remains weak even with ears of robust economic growth.  In this context, discuss the key provisions the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2019. To what extent, it deprives the basic rights of workers in Industrial ecosystem?(250 words)

Topic:  Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. 4) India’s record in promoting occupational and industrial safety remains weak even with ears of robust economic growth.  In this context, discuss the key provisions the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2019. To what extent, it deprives the …