SECURE SYNOPSIS: 08 OCTOBER 2019

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) SECURE SYNOPSIS: 08 OCTOBER 2019 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 Static Quiz -409, 2019–Environment

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QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 09 October 2019

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)   QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 09 October 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 …

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 09 October 2019

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 09 October 2019 Table of contents:   GS Paper 1: Satnami Rebellion.   GS Paper 2: WHO issues first World report on vision. Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI).   GS Paper 3: Nobel Prize in Physics. Global Competitiveness Index. …

Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Conservation related issues. Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP)   What to study? For Prelims and mains: GRAP- features, need for and significance.   Context: Soon, some stricter measures to fight air pollution will come into force in Delhi’s neighbourhood, as part of the …

Global Competitiveness Index

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: 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.   Global Competitiveness Index   What to study? For Prelims: Performance of India and other countries. For …

Nobel Prize in Physics

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: 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.   Nobel Prize in Physics   Context: Three scientists- Canadian-American cosmologist James Peebles and Swiss astronomers Michel …

Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI)

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.   Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI)   What to study? For Prelims: Key features of AEOI and CRS. For Mains: need for and the significance of AEOI.   Context: In …

WHO issues first World report on vision

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Issues related to health.   WHO issues first World report on vision   What to study? For Prelims: Key findings and highlights of the study. For Mains: Concerns and measures needed to overcome the challenges.   Context: WHO has launched it’s first World …

Satnami Rebellion

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country.   Satnami Rebellion   What to study? For Prelims and mains: Who are Satnamis? Why they revolted against Mughal Empire? Outcomes and significance.   Who are …

Insights Revision Through MCQs – 08 October 2019

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RSTV: POLICY WATCH- ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION IN INDIA

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) RSTV: POLICY WATCH- ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION IN INDIA Introduction:             The All India Council for Robotics and Automation (AICRA) has announced the launch of a new initiative, dubbed AICRA Tech Startup Programme. As the name suggests, the programme will act as an incubation environment for …

INSIGHTS MINDMAPS: “Declining State’s Tax Revenue”.

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Insights into Editorial: A Bill that undercuts key constitutional values

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights into Editorial: A Bill that undercuts key constitutional values       Context: Secularism as a basic structure has been reiterated by the Supreme Court in S R Bommai vs. Union of India (1994). Recently while speaking about implementing a National Register of Citizens …

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 09 October 2019

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) [Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 09  October 2019 Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2020: YEARLONG TIMETABLE General Studies – 1 Topic: The Freedom Struggle …

7) “In the age of rising intolerance and polarization, forgiveness and compassion are much needed values.” Examine.(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) Examine the causative factors and circumstances that lead to conflict of interest for a public servant and suggest ways to resolve them.(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service , integrity, impartiality and non-partisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker sections. 6) Examine the causative factors and circumstances that lead to conflict of interest for a public servant and suggest …

5) What are Green Skills? Discuss the Importance of Green Skill Development Programme that was launched recently. (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 and employment. Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment 5) What are Green Skills? Discuss the Importance of Green Skill Development Programme that was launched recently. (250 words) Vikaspedia Why this …

4)  What is graded response action plan (GRAP)? Discuss the effectiveness of such plans in solving the issue of air pollution in cities like Delhi. (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. Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 4)  What is graded response action plan (GRAP)? Discuss the effectiveness of such plans in solving the issue …

3) “Tribal movements under British rule were the most frequent, militant and violent of all freedom movements”. Explain.(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  The Freedom Struggle — its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country. 3) “Tribal movements under British rule were the most frequent, militant and violent of all freedom movements”. Explain.(250 words) Modern history of India – spectrum publications Why this …