[VIDEO] InstaDaily Current Affairs and News Analysis (The Hindu) and Answer Writing Guidance (I-CAN) June 04, 2020

  JOIN Insights Prelims TEST SERIES and Mains (IPM) TEST SERIES – 2021 NOTE: In the following I-CAN series every day a Mains question is given and its answer is discussed on the following day. You will learn how to write effective answer through this initiative. You will feel the ‘I CAN also write answers’ …

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 5 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.  Discuss the advances in the …

How does empathy of government servants help in the implementation of welfare programmes for the poor and the needy? Elucidate.

Topic: Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, integrity, impartiality and nonpartisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker-sections. 7. How does empathy of government servants help in the implementation of welfare programmes for the poor and the needy? Elucidate. (250 words) Reference: Ethics by Lexicon Publications Why the question: …

Discuss the concept of “Nagar van”, explain how it is integral to forest resource management to provide improved environment in urban systems.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 5. Discuss the concept of “Nagar van”, explain how it is integral to forest resource management to provide improved environment in urban systems. (250 words) Reference: Times of India   Why the question: With biodiversity the theme of World Environment Day (WED) (WED) this year, the ministry …

Do you think the Covid-19 crisis provides for an opportunity to plug the gaps in our health infrastructure, especially in rural areas? Examine and discuss the idea of making rural health Atmanirbhar.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. 3. Do you think the Covid-19 crisis provides for an opportunity to plug the gaps in our health infrastructure, especially in rural areas? Examine and discuss the idea of making rural health Atmanirbhar. (250 words) Reference: Financial Express  Why …

Explain how the nature of Indian economy was shaped by colonial interests of the British in the modern Indian history.

Topic: The Freedom Struggle — its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country. 2. Explain how the nature of Indian economy was shaped by colonial interests of the British in the modern Indian history. (250 words) Reference: Modern Indian history by spectrum Why the question: The question is from the static …

Discuss the advances in the field of art and architecture made during the Gupta period.

Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1.  Discuss the advances in the field of art and architecture made during the Gupta period. (250 words) Reference: Class XI NCERT – An introduction to Indian art . Why the question: The question is from …

INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 04 June

विषय-सूची  सामान्य अध्ययन-II 1. ‘राष्ट्र’ के नाम परिवर्तन हेतु याचिका 2. ‘आवश्यक वस्तु अधिनियम’ (Essential Commodities Act) में संशोधन 3. चीन सीमा से सटे क्षेत्रों में सरकार द्वारा बुनियादी अवसंरचना को प्रोत्साहन 4. विजिटिंग फोर्सेज एग्रीमेंट (VFA)   सामान्य अध्ययन-III 1. कृषि उपज वाणिज्य एवं व्यापार (संवर्धन एवं सुविधा) अध्यादेश 2020   सामान्य अध्ययन-IV 1. …

Insights into Editorial: A phantom called the Line of Actual Control

Context: The India-China border has been witnessing tensions over the past month, with incidents reported in at least four different locations along the Line of Actual Control (LAC). On May 14, Indian Army Chief General said incidents at the Pangong lake in Ladakh on May 5 and at Naku La in Sikkim on May 9 …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 4 June 2020

Table of Contents: GS Paper 2: 1. Petition on nation’s name. 2. Amendments to the Essential Commodities Act. 3. To boost infrastructure in areas along China border. 4. Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA).   GS Paper 3: 1. The Farming Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Ordinance, 2020.   GS Paper 4: 2. Mahindra Logistics …

Mahindra Logistics launches queer inclusion policy

Context: To foster the inclusion of LGBTQAI+ employees, Mahindra Logistics Ltd. (MLL) has unveiled a five-year plan which aims at hiring queer people and extending benefits to same-sex partners. Key provisions: The policy includes adoption leave for queer workers. Same-sex partners shall be eligible for 12-week adoption leave, starting from the date of the adoption. …

The Farming Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Ordinance, 2020

Topics Covered: Issues of buffer stocks and food security. The Farming Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Ordinance, 2020 What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Overview of the ordinance, implications and significance. Aims and objectives of the ordinance: The ordinance basically aims at creating additional trading opportunities outside the APMC market yards to …

Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA)

Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Overview of the agreement, it’s significance and implications of the latest move. Context: The government of Philippines has suspended plans to cancel the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA), …

Govt. to boost infrastructure in areas along China border

Topics Covered: India and its neighbourhood- relations. Govt. to boost infrastructure in areas along China border What to study? For Prelims: Indo- China border, LAC- issues and important regions. For Mains: Origins of the border dispute, attempts to resolve and ways to address them.  Context: The government has approved new guidelines to boost infrastructure in …