[VIDEO] Insights IAS Lazy Lesson: Deposit Insurance Scheme (The Hindu Editorial, 05 November 2019)

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SECURE SYNOPSIS: 04 NOVEMBER 2019

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Insights Revision Through MCQs – 04 November 2019

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Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 05 November 2019

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Navic

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. Indigenization of technology and developing new technology.   Navic   What to study? For Prelims: Navic and …

NBFC liquidity norms

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Agreement on Reciprocal Logistics Support (ARLS)

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Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)

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Skills Build Platform

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Insights Static Quiz -429, 2019–History

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QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 05 November 2019

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RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- SMART POLICING

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Insights into Editorial: What is ‘IndiGen’ project that is sequencing Indian genes?

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[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 05 November 2019

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7) Do you think mere amendment of Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) act, 1981 will aid the fight against pollution in the country? Critically analyse.(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment 7) Do you think mere amendment of Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) act, 1981 will aid the fight against pollution in the country? Critically analyse.(250 words) Indianexpress   Why this question: The article explains that …

6) Secular stagnation is generally confused with technological stagnation as both would lead to slow growth in the long term. Explain how the two are interrelated? What needs to be done? Discuss.(250 words)

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5) Discuss the possible effect that Naga peace process would have on the neighboring States. Also, comment on the role played by the NSCN-IM in resolving the issue. (250 words)

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4) With the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations concluding, estimate India’s associated concerns in being a part of the RCEP due to which India preferred to stay out of the trade pact. Discuss the way forward.(250 words)

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 3) To what extend has proximity to water transport or railways influenced timber exploitation? Explain with examples from India.(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  Factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world.  3) To what extend has proximity to water transport or railways influenced timber exploitation? Explain with examples from India.(250 words) Indian Geography by Majid Hussain Why …

2) Australia is a major supplier of wool but not a major supplier of finished woolen garments, why? Analyse the aspects leading to such a trend.(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world. 2) Australia is a major supplier of wool but not a major supplier of finished woolen garments, why? Analyse the aspects leading to such a trend.(250 …