SECURE SYNOPSIS: 25 March 2020

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INSIGHTS CURRENT AFFAIRS ( 27 March 2020) REVISION THROUGH MCQS

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[MOTIVATION] One Secret Formula to Succeed in UPSC Civil Services Exams

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) One Secret Formula to Succeed in UPSC A man has purchased a cow, and he is not accustomed to dealing with cows. So he was trying to drag the cow along holding its horns, and the cow was not pleased and resisted without moving an …

DAY – 14(InstaTest-14): Insta 75 Days Revision Plan-2020: Topic – Geography, Subject-wise Tests 5, 6 & 17 Revision, Textbook based Test 12 and Revision of August & September – 2019 CA

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)   GIVE THESE INSTA TESTS NO MATTER WHAT’S GOING TO  BE YOUR SCORE OR HOW MUCH UNDER-PREPARED YOU ARE!. DON’T RUN AWAY FROM WHAT’S DIFFICULT! THERE IS NO SHORTCUT TO SUCCESS   STRATEGY – Towards smart preparation in Uncertain times – How to Clear UPSC …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 28 March 2020

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Table of Contents: GS Paper 2: 1. What is a Schedule H1 Drug? 2. RBI’s COVID-19 Economic Relief Package.   GS Paper 3: 1. Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF).   Facts for Prelims: 1. Institutions in News- National Testing Agency. 2. What is cantonment …

Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Disaster and disaster management. Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF) What to study? For Prelims: Funding mechanism, contributions, administration and proceeds. For Mains: Need for and significance of PMNRF. Context: The Vice President of India and the Chairman Rajya Sabha, Shri M Venkaiah …

RBI’s COVID-19 Economic Relief Package

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) 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. RBI’s COVID-19 Economic Relief Package What to study? For …

What is a Schedule H1 Drug?

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. What is a Schedule H1 Drug? What to study? For Prelims: Schedule H1 Drugs, overview Drugs and Cosmetics Act. For Mains: Significance and implications of …

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 20 March 2020

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QUIZ – 2020: INSIGHTS STATIC QUIZ, 28 March 2020 – Environment

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RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE: US, TALIBAN- DOHA ACCORD

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)  Introduction: US officials and Taliban representatives have signed a final peace deal after months of negotiations in Qatar’s capital to end the United States’s longest war, fought in Afghanistan. Agreement, signed in Doha in the presence of leaders from Pakistan, India, Indonesia, Uzbekistan and …

Insights into Editorial: Centre rolls out ₹1.7-lakh-crore lockdown package

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Context: The Union government announced a Rs.1.7 lakh crore package in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and countrywide lockdown, providing free food and cash transfers to support the poorest citizens who are most vulnerable during the crisis. The food grain ration for 80 crore poor …

QUIZ – 2020: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 28 March 2020

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) 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 preliminary exam 2018. It is not a …

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 11 March 2020

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[Insights Secure – 2020] Mini Secure Revision Test: 28 March 2020

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) 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. British social policies helped in achieving the goals of social reformers of 19th century India. …

British social policies helped in achieving the goals of social reformers of 19th century India. Elucidate.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) 1. British social policies helped in achieving the goals of social reformers of 19th century India. Elucidate. (250 words) Reference: Modern Indian history by spectrum publications.

The success of government’s response during a pandemic will be judged on the basis of its shield offered to weakest sections of the society. Elucidate.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) 2. The success of government’s response during a pandemic will be judged on the basis of its shield offered to weakest sections of the society. Elucidate. (250 words) Reference: The Hindu  

To what extent can the government’s Garib Kalyan package relieve people’s distress in the current times? Analyse.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) 3. To what extent can the government’s Garib Kalyan package relieve people’s distress in the current times? Analyse. (250 words) Reference: Indian Express

Attack on a Gurdwara highlights that the US-Taliban deal has brought Afghanistan no breather. Examine.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) 4. Attack on a Gurdwara highlights that the US-Taliban deal has brought Afghanistan no breather. Examine.(250 words) Reference: Economic Times

What is the purpose of District Mineral Foundation in India?Discuss what role DMFs can play in handling austerity caused by disasters such as COVID-19.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) 5. What is the purpose of District Mineral Foundation in India?Discuss what role DMFs can play in handling austerity caused by disasters such as COVID-19. (250 words) Reference: Down to Earth