SECURE SYNOPSIS: 24 OCTOBER 2019

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) SECURE SYNOPSIS: 24 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 Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 25 October 2019

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 25 October 2019   Table of contents:   GS Paper 1: Vishwa Shanti Stupa. Kartarpur Sahib Corridor Agreement. Kanya Sumangala Yojana.   GS Paper 3: What is AGR? Nanopharmaceuticals. Global mobility report.   Facts for prelims: East Antarctic Marine …

Global mobility report

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   Global mobility report   What to study? For Prelims: Key findings of the report and about SuM4All. For Mains: Concern and challenges, ways to address them, overview of GRA.   Context: Global Mobility Report …

Nanopharmaceuticals.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Nanopharmaceuticals.   What to study? For Prelims: Nanopharmaceuticals- meaning and features. For Mains: The need for, significance of the technology, challenges involved and the overview of guidelines.   Context: Guidelines Released for Evaluation of Nanopharmaceuticals in India. Guidelines are developed by DBT, ICMR and Central …

What is AGR?

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.   What is AGR?   What to study? For Prelims: What is AGR? How is it calculated? For Mains: What is the impact of latest ruling? Issues and ways …

Kanya Sumangala Yojana

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Role of women and women’s organization and related issues.   Kanya Sumangala Yojana   What to study? For Prelims and mains: Key features and significance of the programme.   Context: Kanya Sumangala Yojana to be launched for girl child in UP.   Key …

Kartarpur Sahib Corridor Agreement

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Kartarpur Sahib Corridor Agreement   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Location and significance of the corridor, issues involved in its construction.   …

Vishwa Shanti Stupa

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Vishwa Shanti Stupa   What to study? For Prelims: About Vishwa Shanti Stupas- significance, key facts on Rajgir. For Mains: Teachings of Buddha and …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 25 October 2019

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)   QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 25 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 …

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 21 OCTOBER 2019

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) SECURE SYNOPSIS: 21 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 …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- HUMAN RIGHTS OF SECURITY FORCES

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- HUMAN RIGHTS OF SECURITY FORCES Introduction: The Supreme Court has agreed to examine and hear a petition seeking protection of the rights of the armed forces personnel and the security personnel in view of facing agitated and sometimes even angry civilian …

Insights into Editorial: China’s growing clout at the UN

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights into Editorial: China’s growing clout at the UN   Context: Rising Chinese power at UN designated Posts: In recent, the Indian government quietly withdrew the candidate it had nominated for the post of Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization. As NITI Aayog member …

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 25 October 2019

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) [Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 25 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: Social empowerment, communalism, …

7) Espionage activities through the use of digital tools are increasing in the recent past, in this context discuss the need for India to invest and recruit heavily in counter-measures against social media espionage. ( 250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) TOPIC: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights. 7) Espionage activities through the use of digital tools are increasing in the recent past, in this context discuss the need for India to invest and …

6) Throw light on the nature of crimes based on the recent report published by the National crime records bureau (NCRB) and examine the possible causes behind the several crimes cited in the report.(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) 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. 6) Throw light on the nature of crimes based on the recent report published by the National crime records …

5) Critically present a detailed analysis of India’s One-China policy.(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations. 5) Critically present a detailed analysis of India’s One-China policy.(250 words) Hindustantimes Why this question: The article discusses in detail the India’s policy of one-China policy and in what way It can’t validate its claim over Arunachal Pradesh without …

4) Do prayers in the morning assembly at schools amount to giving religious instruction? Also explain if they conflict with the point of fundamental duty of inculcating scientific spirit and rational temper in citizens.(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. 4) Do prayers in the morning assembly at schools amount to giving religious instruction? Also explain if they conflict with the point of fundamental duty of inculcating scientific spirit …

3) Do you think Smart televisions took the ‘idiot box’ from a luxury to a necessity? Comment and also explain in what way the methods of consumption of television have greatly evolved over the past few years.(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Effects of Globalization on Indian society, Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life. 3) Do you think Smart televisions took the ‘idiot box’ from a luxury to a necessity? Comment and also explain in what way the methods of …

2) Discuss with suitable examples how regional assertiveness can prove to be a peril to National Unity.(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism 2) Discuss with suitable examples how regional assertiveness can prove to be a peril to National Unity.(250 words) Class XI and XII NCERT – Indian society Why this question: The question again is from GS paper I. Aims …

1) Differentiate between religiousness and communalism while explaining how the former transformed into latter in the post -independent India. (250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism 1) Differentiate between religiousness and communalism while explaining how the former transformed into latter in the post -independent India. (250 words) Class XI and XII NCERT – Indian society Why this question: The question is from the static …