TODAY’s POSTS [ Current Affairs, Current Affairs Quiz, Static Quiz, Editorial, Secure Synopsis, RSTV The Big Picture, RTM ] 1st August 2020

  CURRENT AFFAIRS : Current Affairs in English  1st August 2020 Current Affairs in Hindi  1st August 2020   Current Affairs Quiz : Current Affairs in English Quiz  1st August 2020 Current Affairs in Hindi Quiz  1st August 2020   Static Quiz : Art and Culture Static Quiz in English  1st August 2020 Static Quiz …

INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 1 August

विषय – सूची:  सामान्य अध्ययन-II 1. सचेतक (व्हिप) क्या होता है?   सामान्य अध्ययन-III 1. ग्रामोद्योग विकास योजना 2. स्मॉग टॉवर क्या हैं? 3. सीसा विषाक्तता पर यूनिसेफ की रिपोर्ट 4. मुल्लापेरियार बांध विवाद   प्रारम्भिक परीक्षा हेतु तथ्य 1. युवा वैज्ञानिक पुरस्कार 2. स्कॉच गोल्ड अवॉर्ड 3. (SKOCH अवार्ड्स के बारे में: 4. महात्मा …

DAY – 41 ( 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: Animal Rearing in India has potential to alleviate the poverty in rural India. However, it is a daunting task to make it economical and sustainable with inherent challenges. Discuss ( …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 1 August 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 …

Mullaperiyar Dam issue

Topics Covered: Disaster management. Mullaperiyar Dam issue: Context: The Supreme Court has decided to consider the plea demanding to reduce the water level in the Mullaperiyar dam during monsoon, on August 24. Background: The petition was filed by a resident of Idukki district of Kerala to lower the water level of Mullaperiyar dam to 130 feet saying there …

Report on lead poisoning by UNICEF:

Topics Covered: Conservation related issues. Report on lead poisoning by UNICEF: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and international non-profit organization focused on pollution issues, Pure Earth have released a report- “The Toxic Truth: Children’s exposure to lead pollution undermines a generation of potential”. Key findings: Lead poisoning is affecting children on a “massive and previously unknown …

What are Smog towers?

Topics Covered: Conservation and pollution related issues. What are Smog towers? A smog tower is a structure designed to work as a large-scale air purifier.  How it works? This structure fitted with multiple layers of filters which trap fine dust particles suspended in the air as it passes through them. Air is drawn through fans …

Gramodyog Vikas Yojana

Topics Covered: Employment related issues. Gramodyog Vikas Yojana: Context: Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) has approved a programme for the benefit of artisans involved in manufacturing of Agarbatti under the ‘Gramodyog Vikas Yojana’ (As a pilot project). Key points: Initially four Pilot Projects will be started, including one in North Eastern part of …

What is a whip?

Topics Covered: Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these. What is a whip? Context: Congress chief whip in the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly has moved the Supreme Court against a State High Court direction to the Speaker to maintain status quo in the disqualification proceedings initiated …

Insights into Editorial: RIC, a triangle that is still important

  Context: In recent, India attended a (virtual) meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Russia, India and China (RIC). Amid the tensions on the Line of Actual Control, the dominant calls were for a more decisive westward shift in India’s foreign policy. A RIC meeting seemed incongruous in this setting. About RIC: RIC is a …

[Insights Secure – 2020] Mini Secure Revision Test: 1 August 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: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present significant events, personalities, issues. 1. The legacy of ‘Lokamanya’ Bal …

Air pollution in the national capital has been an issue of concern for quite some time as Delhi and its suburbs have ranked among the most polluted cities in the world frequently since 2014. Examine the threats posed by air pollution and to what are the measures undertaken to tackle air pollution challenges.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 7. Air pollution in the national capital has been an issue of concern for quite some time as Delhi and its suburbs have ranked among the most polluted cities in the world frequently since 2014. Examine the threats posed by air pollution and to what are …

The New National Education policy’s text itself is for the most part admirable but the fears arise from the context rather than the text. Critically analyze.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 3. The New National Education policy’s text itself is for the most part admirable but the fears arise from the context rather than the text. Critically analyze. (250 words) Reference: Indian Express