INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 23 June

विषय-सूची सामान्य अध्ययन-I 1. सूर्य ग्रहण 2. मिजोरम में भूकंप का कारण   सामान्य अध्ययन-II 1. भारत-चीन सीमा विवाद: पैंगोंग त्सो का महत्व 2. चीन के साथ विवादित द्वीपों का जापान द्वारा नाम परिवर्तन 3. संयुक्त राष्ट्र शस्त्र व्यापार संधि में चीन का प्रवेश   सामान्य अध्ययन-III 1. गर्म एक्सट्रीम हीलियम तारों में फ्लोरीन की …

Insights into Editorial: Revolving door: On Manipur politics

  Context: The politics in Manipur has come under fresh turmoil following the withdrawal of support to the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government from MLAs belonging to the National People’s Party (NPP), two independents and defections by three BJP MLAs to the Opposition. The Biren Singh-led government has probably now been reduced to a minority. The …

DAY – 9 ( 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 behind the changing status of women in Urban India.  (250 words)   Ethics question : [A] What do you understand by the term ‘voice of conscience’? How do you prepare …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 23 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 …

The lone wolf threat

Topics Covered: Internal security. The lone wolf threat Meaning: The term “lone wolf” is used by US law enforcement agencies and the media to refer to individuals undertaking violent acts of terrorism outside a command structure. A lone actor, lone-actor terrorist, or lone wolf is someone who prepares and commits violent acts alone, outside of any command structure and …

Detection of fluorine in hot Extreme Helium Stars

Topics Covered:  Awareness in space. Detection of fluorine in hot Extreme Helium Stars Context: A study by the Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) an autonomous institute of Department of Science and Technology has detected the presence of singly ionised fluorine for the first time in the atmospheres of hot Extreme Helium Stars. This discovery makes …

India-China border dispute: Importance of Pangong Tso

Topics Covered: India and its neighbourhood- relations. India-China border dispute: Importance of Pangong Tso Why in News? Amid military talks, reports of Chinese build-up at Pangong. Why there is a dispute here? The Line of Actual Control (LAC) – the line that separates Indian and Chinese troops since 1962 – generally runs along the land except …

Why do earthquakes happen in Mizoram?

Topics Covered: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc. Why do earthquakes happen in Mizoram? Context: A medium intensity earthquake of 5.1 magnitude rocked Mizoram, Meghalaya, Manipur and the other northeastern States on 21st June. Why Mizoram and Tripura are more vulnerable? As per the seismic hazard map of India, both …

What is a Solar Eclipse?

Topics Covered: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc. What is a Solar Eclipse? Context: Country witnessed an annular solar eclipse on 21th June, 2020. This eclipse is a rare annular eclipse that occurs once in every one or two years, and coincides with the northern hemisphere’s longest day of the year, called …

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 23 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 – 1   Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1. Identify the basic elements of …

An apparel manufacturing company having a large number of women employees was losing sales due to various factors. The company hired a reputed marketing executive, Who increased the volume of sales within a short span of time? However, some Unconfirmed reports came up regarding his indulgence in sexual harassment at the Workplace. After sometime a woman employee launched a formal complaint to the management against the marketing executive about sexually harassing her. Faced with the Companies’ indifference, in not taking cognizance of her grievances, she lodged an FIR With the police. Realizing the sensitivity and gravity of the situation, the company called the woman employee to negotiate. In that she was offered a hefty sum of money to withdraw the Complaint and the FIR and also give in writing that the marketing executive is not Involved in the case. Identify the ethical issues involved in this case. What options are available to the woman employee?

Topic : Case study/Previous year question 7. An apparel manufacturing company having a large number of women employees was losing sales due to various factors. The company hired a reputed marketing executive, Who increased the volume of sales within a short span of time? However, some Unconfirmed reports came up regarding his indulgence in sexual harassment at …