INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 26 June

विषय-सूची सामान्य अध्ययन-I 1. पुणे स्थित एक एनजीओ द्वारा ‘लाल-बाल-पाल’ की स्मृतियों को पुनर्जीवित करने का प्रयास   सामान्य अध्ययन-II 1. ग्लोबल एजुकेशन मॉनीटरिंग रिपोर्ट (GEM) 2. काला अजार (Kala Azar) 3. अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मादक पदार्थ सेवन और तस्करी निरोध दिवस, 2020   सामान्य अध्ययन-III 1. भारतीय रिज़र्व बैंक के निगरानी में शहरी, बहु-राज्य सहकारी बैंक …

[ADMISSIONS OPEN] InstaClasses – 2021: Full-fledged Integrated Prelims-Mains-Interview Classroom Teaching, Guidance and Mentorship Program

NOTE: If you were waiting to join OGP, InstaClasses is an advanced and improvised program that’s in tune with changing demands of the UPSC – that integrates all aspects of UPSC Preparation. Hence we are not using OGP anywhere.  Finally, admissions are open for much awaited InstaClasses – 2021 (both Offline and Online). It’s a …

[RESULTS] InsightsIAS InstaClasses-2021 Scholarship Test Results

Following is the final result of Scholarship Test that we conducted as part of our quest to choose serious and deserving candidates to our much awaited InstaClasses-2021 (erstwhile OGP) – Online and Offline Classes. The exam was tough and was designed to prevent anyone from cheating. Our entire team worked hard to ensure that the …

DAY – 12 ( 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: Social empowerment is understood as the process of developing a sense of autonomy and self-confidence, and acting individually and collectively to change social relationships and the institutions. In the light of …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 26 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 …

Global report on the illegal wildlife trade

Topics Covered: Issues related to internal security. Global report on the illegal wildlife trade Context: First global report on the illegal wildlife trade was recently released by FATF. It is called the “Money Laundering and the Illegal Wildlife Trade” report. Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has described illegal wildlife trade as a “global threat”, which …

Styrene Gas leak case

Topics Covered: Disaster management. Styrene Gas leak case Context: Andhra Pradesh State government has extended the time for submission of report by the high-power committee that is probing the styrene monomer vapour leak incident at the LG Polymers unit till June 30. Background: The committee was constituted to investigate into the May 7 incident that had …

Scheme for Promotion of academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC)

Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. Scheme for Promotion of academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC) Context: Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras are collaborating with their counterparts in Germany to develop new materials for green energy solutions. This project has been taken up under the Scheme for Promotion of academic …

Ozone pollution spiked in several cities during lockdown

Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. Ozone pollution spiked in several cities during lockdown Context: According to an analysis by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), while particulate matter and nitrous oxide levels fell during the lockdown, ozone — also a harmful pollutant — increased in several cities. Factors responsible …

Decarbonizing Transport Project

Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. Decarbonizing Transport Project Context: NITI Aayog and the International Transport Forum (ITF) of OECD jointly launched the ‘Decarbonizing Transport in Emerging Economies’ (DTEE) project in India on 24June. About the project: The ambitious five-year project will help India develop a pathway towards a low-carbon transport system …

Urban, multi-State cooperative banks to come under RBI supervision

Topics Covered: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it. Urban, multi-State cooperative banks to come under RBI supervision Context: To ensure that depositors are protected, the Centre has decided to bring all urban and multi-State cooperative banks under the direct supervision of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The Union Cabinet has approved an ordinance to …

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 2020

Topics Covered: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources, issues relating to poverty and hunger. International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 2020 Observed on 26 June. Theme: “Better Knowledge for Better Care”. Why June 26th? The date June 26 is to commemorate Lin Zexu’s dismantling of …

Kala Azar

Topics Covered: Issues related to health. Kala Azar Context: The only drug available against leishmaniasis, miltefosine, is rapidly losing its effectiveness because of emerging resistance to this drug due to a decrease in its accumulation inside the parasite, which is necessary for the drug to kill the parasite. So, a team of researchers had been exploring …

Pune NGO aims to revive spirit of ‘Lal-Bal-Pal’

Topics Covered: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues. Pune NGO aims to revive spirit of ‘Lal-Bal-Pal’ Context: In a bid to revive the Independence-era spirit of the ‘Lal-Bal-Pal’, named after nationalists Lala Lajpat Rai, ‘Lokmanya’ Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Bipin Chandra Pal, and to …