DAY – 7(InstaTest-7): Insta 75 Days Revision Plan-2020: Topic – Environment, Subject-wise Tests 13, Textbook-based Test 1-6 Revision and July 2019 CA

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 An old farmer –  mature, seasoned, one day was very very angry with God;  and he was a great devotee.  He said to God in his morning prayer, “I have to tell it as it is – enough is enough! You don’t understand even the ABC of agriculture! When the rains are needed there are …

Trump to host G7 meet via videoconference

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. Trump to host G7 meet via videoconference What to study? For Prelims: G7- objectives, composition and functions. For Mains: Criticisms surrounding and measures to revamp. Context: President Donald Trump is scrapping this year’s G7 summit at Camp David near Washington due to the COVID_19 …

Huntingtin Disease

Topics Covered: Issues related to health. Huntingtin Disease What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Overview of the disease, cause, spread, effects and treatment. Context: Scientists have found that the pathogenic protein called the Huntingtin Protein causes decrease in overall protein production. What they have found? A team of scientists from National Centre for Cell …

World Happiness Report

Topics Covered: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests World Happiness Report What to study? For Prelims: Highlights, key findings and significance of the report. For Mains: How is happiness related to governance, what needs to be done to increase the level of happiness among citizens? Context: The World …

Tech For Tribals

Topics Covered: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections. Tech For Tribals What to study? For Prelims: Key features of the scheme. For Mains: Significance and the need …

Defence Procurement Procedure 2020

Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Defence Procurement Procedure 2020 What to study? For Prelims: Overview of DPP, key changes introduced. For Mains: Significance of revised DPP. Context: Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh unveils draft of Defence Procurement Procedure 2020. It …

Contempt of Court

Topics Covered: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions. Contempt of Court What to study? For Prelims and Mains: What is Contempt of Court? Provisions in this regard, Criticisms and analysis. Context: The Supreme Court has held that courts are empowered to order parties in a contempt case to surrender their …

Will UPSC Postpone Civil Services IAS Prelims Exam – 2020 (Preliminary) as well?

It is important to have clarity whether UPSC Prelims 2020 is going to be postponed or not. Right now, it looks like it will not be postponed. Let’s all hope that it won’t be postponed.  Reasons why it may not be postponed is that so far India has taken good measures in preventing community transmission …

[Insights Secure – 2020] Mini Secure Revision Test: 21 March 2020

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 – 2   1. “Independent judges and noisy journalists are democracy’s first line of defence”. Critically analyse. (250 words) Reference: Tribune India   2. The Apex court’s ruling that …