Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 23 October 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 23 October 2019 Table of contents:   GS Paper 2: Section 11 of the Representation of the People Act. Intensified Mission Indradhanush.   GS Paper 3: Global Wealth Report 2019. ‘Feed our future’ cinema ad campaign. Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT).   Facts for prelims: Deepotsav Mela. Khadi and Village …

‘Feed our future’ cinema ad campaign

Topics Covered: issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions.   ‘Feed our future’ cinema ad campaign   What to study? For Prelims: About the campaign and WFP. For Mains: Hunger and Malnutrition- challenges, concerns and ways to address them.   Context: The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) have launched a cinema advertisement campaign …

Global Wealth Report 2019

Topics Covered: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.   Global Wealth Report 2019   What to study? For Prelims: Key findings of the report. For Mains: Factors behind rise I’m wealth, relationship between wealth and savings and economic activity.   Context: The Credit Suisse Group, a Switzerland-based …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 23 October 2019

  QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 23 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 and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil services …

Insights into Editorial: Brexit deal: What has happened so far, and what happens now

Insights into Editorial: Brexit deal: What has happened so far, and what happens now Context: Britain Parliament delays Brexit vote: Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a stinging defeat as Parliament rebuffed his campaign to take Britain out of the European Union by the end of the month and forced him to seek an extension that …

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 23 October 2019

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 23 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: Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental …

7) Compare and contrast code of ethics and code of conduct. (250 words) 

Topic: Codes of Ethics, Codes of Conduct, Citizen’s Charters, Work culture, Quality of service delivery, Utilization of public funds, challenges of corruption. 7) Compare and contrast code of ethics and code of conduct. (250 words)  Ethics by Lexicon publications  Why this question: Both of these concepts are important concepts which share some similarities and several …

6) India intends to move away entirely from single-use plastics by 2022,yet the fact is India hasn’t had much success with plastic waste regulation despite ambitious policy moves. Discuss in detail the underlying causes of such a situation and suggest solutions.( 250 words)

TOPIC: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 6) India intends to move away entirely from single-use plastics by 2022,yet the fact is India hasn’t had much success with plastic waste regulation despite ambitious policy moves. Discuss in detail the underlying causes of such a situation and suggest solutions.( 250 words) Financialexpress Why this …

5) Agreeing to the recently released National milk sample safety quality survey, contamination in milk is a more severe problem than adulteration. Discuss. (250 words)

TOPIC:   Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment, Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, and Human Resources. 5) Agreeing to the recently released National milk sample safety quality survey, contamination in milk is a more severe problem than adulteration. Discuss. (250 words) The hindu Why this question: …

4) India is planning to frame rules to regulate social media citing unimaginable disruption to democracy and the growing menace of fake news. In this context discuss what are the concerns raised by Social Media intermediaries? And suggest way forward.(250 words)

Topic:  Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures. Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life. 4) India is planning to frame rules to regulate social media citing unimaginable disruption to democracy and the …

3) Discuss whether mandatory linking of Aadhaar to social media accounts violates an individual’s right to privacy, and the balance between intermediary liability and free speech.(250 words)

Topic:Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures. 3) Discuss whether mandatory linking of Aadhaar to social media accounts violates an individual’s right to privacy, and the balance between intermediary liability and free speech.(250 words) Indianexpress   Why this …