INSIGHTS CURRENT AFFAIRS ( 28 March 2020) REVISION THROUGH MCQS

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INSTA REVISION MODULES : GOVERNMENT SCHEMES Module for UPSC CSE Prelims 2020

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Here is the Revision Module on GOVERNMENT SCHEMES which consists of important current affairs from May 2019 to January 2020. If you find errors, please send a mail to offline@insightsias.com. We shall recheck and make the changes accordingly. Happy Studies. All the Best . DOWNLOAD …

DAY – 16(InstaTest-16): Insta 75 Days Revision Plan-2020: Topic – Polity, Subject-wise Test 7, Text book based Test 7 to Test 12 revision, October-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 …

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 23 March 2020

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) 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 time gives you extra points …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 30 March 2020

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Table of Contents: GS Paper 2: 1. Manipur MLA Shyamkumar disqualified for defection. 2. Why has Kerala sought a relaxation of FRBM rules? 3. Business Immunity Platform. 4. National Teleconsultation Centre (CoNTeC).   GS Paper 3: 1. Convalescent plasma therapy.   Facts for Prelims: 1. …

Convalescent plasma therapy

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Biotech related issues. Convalescent plasma therapy What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Key features and overview of the therapy, its significance. Context: As the proportion of patients infected with COVID-19 continues to rise in the United States, the Food and Drug Administration …

National Teleconsultation Centre (CoNTeC)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures. National Teleconsultation Centre (CoNTeC) Context: Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has launched the National Teleconsultation Centre (CoNTeC). …

Business Immunity Platform

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures. Business Immunity Platform What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Overview and key features of the platform, about Invest …

Why has Kerala sought a relaxation of FRBM rules?

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. Why has Kerala sought a relaxation of FRBM rules? What to study? For Prelims: Overview of FRBM act and targets set. For Mains: Performance of …

Manipur MLA Shyamkumar disqualified for defection

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. Manipur MLA Shyamkumar disqualified for defection What to study? For Prelims: Features of 10th schedule of the constitution, dismissal, exceptions and judicial review of the decision. For Mains: Significance of anti- …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- WOMEN IN WORKFORCE

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)  Introduction: Women workforce in the country fell to 18 per cent in 2019 from 37 per cent in 2006, non- government organisation Azad Foundation said on the International Women’s Day. The World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report this year ranks India at 149th …

Insights into Editorial: Shift to upscaling food rationing now

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Context: package regarding Food Security: The Finance Minister announced a Rs.1.7-lakh crore package of social security measures to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic in the period of the 21-day lockdown. In respect of food security, the package falls far short of what is needed. Finance …

Essay PERSPECTIVES: “Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them”

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QUIZ – 2020: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 30 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 …

[PDF] Insights InstaTest 9 to 12: Insta 75 Days Revision Plan – 2020

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Please find the PDF files of InstaTests 9 to 12 which are part of ongoing Insta 75 Days Revision Plan. We have created separate files for Questions and Solutions of General Studies Paper 1.  CSAT files will be provided later once questions reach either 50 or …

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 30 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 – 1   Topic:  Factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various …

“The science deficit in our society has raised its ugly head and highlighted the paradox embedded in us”. Do you agree with the statement? Elucidate.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  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. Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, biotechnology and issues relating to intellectual property rights. …

A unified command is vital for the Government of India to ensure there is clarity, no confusion in handling a catastrophe amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. Explain.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Disaster and disaster management. 6. A unified command is vital for the Government of India to ensure there is clarity, no confusion in handling a catastrophe …

Discuss the need for better global governance for pandemics to avert the next crisis while highlighting the failures of the governments and global institutions across the world to contain the corona pandemic initially.

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. 5. Discuss the need for better global governance for pandemics to avert the next crisis while highlighting the failures of …