DAY – 21(InstaTest-21): Insta 75 Days Revision Plan-2020: Topic – International organisation & Government schemes, Subject-wise Test 7,8,9,18,19 Revision , Text book based Test 17, October & November-2019 CA Revision

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 IAS …

INSIGHTS CURRENT AFFAIRS ( 3 April 2020) REVISION THROUGH MCQS

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SECURE SYNOPSIS: 18 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- 4 April 2020

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Table of Contents: GS Paper 2: 1. What is the National Security Act? 2. Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccination. 3. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).   GS Paper 3: 1. What is Round-tripping?   GS Paper  : 2   Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for …

What is Round-tripping?

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Money laundering related issues. What is Round-tripping? What to study? For Prelims: What is GAAR? Meaning of round tripping? For Mains: Concerns associated and ways to address them.  Context: In a major relief for New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV), the Supreme Court has …

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) What to study? For Prelims: AIIB- structure, voting and share of countries, NIIF. For Mains: AIIB- significance, need for infrastructure funding. Context: India seeks $6 billion loans from AIIB, …

Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccination

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Issues related to health. Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccination What to study? For Prelims: Use and applicability of this vaccine, what is TB? For Mains: Criticisms wrt the recent report on usage of this vaccine to treat COVID 19. Context: According to a  US-based …

What is the National Security Act?

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 the National Security Act? What to study? For Prelims: Key features of the act. For Mains: Criticisms and concerns over it’s misuse, need …

Insights into Editorial: Making the private sector care for public health

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)   Context: Present healthcare system: As India enters the second week of a national lockdown imposed in response to COVID-19, it is still unclear how well prepared the healthcare system is in dealing with the pandemic. Given the resource constraints of both the Central and …

RSTV: IN DEPTH- DEPORTATION RULES IN INDIA & ACROSS THE WORLD

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)  Introduction: India confirmed that British lawmaker Debbie Abrahams, who was denied entry into the country, did not hold a valid visa. This was after various media organisations claimed that Abrahams was deported. Government sources stated that the e-Business visa of Abrahams was revoked on …

QUIZ – 2020: INSIGHTS STATIC QUIZ, 4 April 2020 – Economy

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[Insights Secure – 2020] Mini Secure Revision Test: 4 April 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   1. Are women are bearing a disproportionate economic burden of the coronavirus disease? Critically analyse. (250 …

Comment upon some of the innovative ideas and technological tools employed in India to help tackle COVID-19.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) 7. Comment upon some of the innovative ideas and technological tools employed in India to help tackle COVID-19. (250 words) Reference: The Hindu

Should internet be regarded as an essential service, and access to it as a fundamental right? Critically analyse.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) 6. Should internet be regarded as an essential service, and access to it as a fundamental right? Critically analyse. (250 words) Reference: The Hindu Business Line  

Considering the current scenario,power sector requires special attention for sustaining the secondary sector. Elucidate.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) 5. Considering the current scenario,power sector requires special attention for sustaining the secondary sector. Elucidate.(250 words) Reference: Business Standard  

“Leaving forests undisturbed could reduce the likelihood of future virus outbreaks.” Examine.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) 4. “Leaving forests undisturbed could reduce the likelihood of future virus outbreaks.” Examine. (250 words) Reference: The Hindu

Do you think it’s time for the government to suspend the Agricultural Produce Market Committees Act (APMC) and encourage NGOs, civil society, and corporate houses, to directly procure from farmers? Give your opinion with suitable justification.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) 3. Do you think it’s time for the government to suspend the Agricultural Produce Market Committees Act (APMC) and encourage NGOs, civil society, and corporate houses, to directly procure from farmers? Give your opinion with suitable justification.(250 words) Reference: Financial Express

Analyse the different ways in which Corporate Social Responsibility can be meritoriously used by the Government of India to prevent a crisis on a war time footing.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) 2. Analyse the different ways in which Corporate Social Responsibility can be meritoriously used by the Government of India to prevent a crisis on a war time footing. (250 words) Reference: Financial Express

Are women are bearing a disproportionate economic burden of the coronavirus disease? Critically analyse.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) 1. Are women are bearing a disproportionate economic burden of the coronavirus disease? Critically analyse. (250 words) Reference: Hindustan Times