[ UPDATE ] This INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY , 21 June 2020 – ‘Guided Meditation Session’ especially for ‘Civil Services Aspirants’ In collaboration with VINAY SIDDAIAH, Founder of YOGAVIJNANA

  “Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured”   This International Yoga Day, INSIGHTS IAS is conducting its much-awaited Scholarship test for INSTACLASSES – 2021 Date: 21st June 2021 Timing: 10am to 12pm REGISTER HERE / TAKE TEST HERE   Followed by a ‘Guided Meditation Session’ …

INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 20 June

विषय-सूची सामान्य अध्ययन-I 1. कीलादी उत्खनन   सामान्य अध्ययन-II 1. रूल ऑफ लॉ इंडेक्स 2. प्रधानमंत्री स्वनिधि योजना 3. GAFA टैक्स क्या है? 4. ग्लोबल इनिशिएटिव ऑन शेयरिंग ऑल इन्फ्लुएंज़ा डेटा (GISAID)   सामान्य अध्ययन-III 1. राष्ट्रीय आपदा राहत कोष में व्यक्तिगत दान हेतु वित्त मंत्रालय की स्वीकृति प्रारम्भिक परीक्षा हेतु तथ्य 1. सत्यभामा पोर्टल …

DAY – 7 ( INSTA REVISION TEST)INSTA REVISION PLAN 2.0, 2020

Post your INSTA Revision Test score as well as your answers for the below Mains Questions in the Comments section for review. Static question: Discuss the factors that led to the rise of capitalism in Western World from 1800. Analyze whether capitalism was the reason for colonization of Asian countries. (250 words)   Ethics question …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 20 June 2020

InstaLinks help you think beyond the issue but relevant to the issue from UPSC prelims and Mains exam point of view. These linkages provided in this ‘hint’ format help you frame possible questions in your mind that might arise(or an examiner might imagine) from each current event. InstaLinks also connect every issue to their static …

Individual contributions to NDRF get green light from Finance Ministry

Topics Covered: Disaster and disaster management. Individual contributions to NDRF get green light from Finance Ministry Context: The Finance Ministry has given approval to a proposal to allow individuals and institutions to contribute directly to the National Disaster Relief Fund (NDRF). Significance and implications of this move: This is a significant development at a time …

Global Initiative on Sharing All Influenza Data (GISAID)

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. Global Initiative on Sharing All Influenza Data (GISAID) Why in News? China has released genome sequencing data for the coronavirus responsible for a recent outbreak in Beijing. It has shared this data with WHO and GISAID. What the data suggest? At least one of …

What is GAFA tax?

Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. What is GAFA tax? Why in News? The United States has reportedly pulled out of talks aimed at overhauling the global tax system for digital giants. With this, France has now confirmed an “impasse” on the so-called GAFA tax. …

PM Svanidhi

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. PM Svanidhi Context: The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has signed MoU with Small Industries Development Bank of …

Rule of Law index

Topics Covered: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions. Rule of Law index Why in News? A petition was filed in the Supreme Court asking the Court to direct the government to setup expert panels to boost India’s prospects in the Rule of Law Index. What has the petitioner demanded? A …

Keeladi excavations

Topics Covered: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. Keeladi excavations The Context: Skeletal remains of a child excavated as part of Keeladi’s 6th phase excavation. The skeleton was found buried between two terracotta urns. All about Keeladi excavations: Excavations in Keeladi prove that …

[Insights Secure – 2020] Mini Secure Revision Test: 20 June 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. Can India decouple itself from Chinese manufacturing? Explain the need and challenges to reduce dependence on China. (250 words) Reference: The Hindu    2. …

Recently India got elected as non- permanent member to UN Security Council. Explain the structure of UN Security council and the manner of elections to non- permanent seats. Also explain on the need of reforms in UNSC.

5. Recently India got elected as non- permanent member to UN Security Council. Explain the structure of UN Security council and the manner of elections to non- permanent seats. Also explain on the need of reforms in UNSC. (250 words) Reference: Indian Express