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[VIDEO] InstaDaily Current Affairs and News Analysis and Answer Writing Guidance (I-CAN) April 21, 2020

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Topics covered today:

  1. Personality of the day: Mir Mohammad Ali (IAS, 2011)
  2. INDIA-CHINA relations: Ban on FDI
  3. Gender Issues: NFHS data; Answer writing tip
  4. Local Self Governance: Examples – Pune & Kerala
  5. Korean Conflict: Recent elections; History of conflict; Way forward
  6. 3D Printing: Example; Definition; Advantages; Disadvantages; Applications & Opportunities.
  7. Application of Robotics: Example
  8. Detailed discussion of previous day’s questions.
  9. Today’s Question “Analyze the functioning of Local self-governance institutions in India” [15 marks, 250 words]

Kruthika’s article on website:- https://www.insightsonindia.com/2019/06/11/toppers-strategy-kruthika-rank-100-cse-2018-insights-core-student-optional-public-administration-121-marks-in-ethics-paper/

Link of newspaper articles covered in today’s video: –

The Hindu Articles:

  1. https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/takeover-fears-nuanced-approach-on-chinese-investments/article31391633.ece
  2. https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/moon-rising-on-south-korean-election/article31391645.ece
  3. https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/the-invisible-face-of-the-fallout/article31391673.ece
  4. https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/covid-19-a-robot-to-fight-virus-in-kannur/article31391486.ece
  5. https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/college-develops-3d-printable-face-shields-for-healthcare-staff/article31392234.ece

The Indian Express Articles:

  1. https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/editorials/fdi-from-china-coronavirus-bse-sensex-6369940/
  2. https://indianexpress.com/article/india/fight-against-covid-19-behind-keralas-flattening-curve-involvement-of-community-6370083/
  3. https://indianexpress.com/article/cities/pune/in-pune-zilla-parishad-temporary-cards-to-help-80000-people-access-pds-foodgrain-6370142/

 

About InstaDaily Current Affairs and News Analysis (I-CAN)

Learn how to WRITE ANSWERS to UPSC Mains General Studies questions while learning Current Affairs from IAS Topper Kruthika, who has secured Ranks Twice (Rank 194 in CSE-2017 and Rank 100 in CSE-2018). She has given 4 Interviews and 5 Mains during the course of her 6 attempts as part of UPSC civil services journey. She will bring her rich experience of consistently scoring one of the highest marks in GS, especially in Ethics papers, into these videos.

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