Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 24 September 2019

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How PM Modi’s 450 GW power plan can change Indian economy?

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Black carbon

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Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS)

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Methane-powered rocket engine

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Participatory Guarantee Scheme (PGS)

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Naming of Cyclones

Are you Ready for Insta 75 Days Revision Plan (UPSC Prelims – 2020)? Get Ready for  UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam – 2020 with Insights INSTA 75 Days Revision Plan! Topics Covered: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location- changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies …

‘UMMID’ initiative

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Insights Static Quiz -397, 2019–Environment

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QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 24 September 2019

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RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- BAN ON E- CIGARETTES

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Insights into Editorial: The nationalist hindrance to climate actions

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[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 24 September 2019

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7) Examine the relevance of the attributes of empathy and tolerance to the decision making abilities of a civil servant. (250 words)

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6) Can an individual without devotion to public service be an efficacious civil servant? What if he/ she considers the civil services yet another ‘job’? Comment.(250 words)

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5) With funding from developed nations barely a trickle, India and other developing nations must take hard calls on growth vis-a-vis climate change action. Discuss.(250 words)

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4) Discuss the importance of reviving and managing indigenous species and agricultural practices in India. (250 words)

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3) The debate on the working of the collegium of judges, especially on the issue of transfers in the judiciary, has yet come around again. Critically analyse.(250 words)

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2) Do you agree that Linguistic policy should not be driven by a politics of identity? Critically analyse.(250 words)

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1) “Buddhism was more of a social movement under the backing of a religion”. Elucidate.(250 words)

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