[VIDEO] InstaDaily Current Affairs and News Analysis (The Hindu) and Answer Writing Guidance (I-CAN) August 10, 2020

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INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 11 August

विषय – सूची:  सामान्य अध्ययन-I 1. बुद्ध की नागरिकता: भारत और नेपाल में शब्द-युद्ध 2. हिमालय क्षेत्र में भूतापीय जल-स्रोतों से कार्बन डाइऑक्‍साइड का उत्‍सर्जन: अध्ययन   सामान्य अध्ययन-II 1. अंतर्राष्ट्रीय वित्त निगम (IFC)   सामान्य अध्ययन-III 1. राष्ट्रीय अवसंरचना पाइपलाइन (NIP) 2. अंतःसमुद्रीय संचार केबल 3. विश्व जैव ईंधन दिवस   प्रारम्भिक परीक्षा हेतु …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 11 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 …

World Biofuel day

Topics Covered: Conservation related issues. World Biofuel day: Context: World Biofuel Day is observed every year on 10th August to raise awareness about the importance of non-fossil fuels as an alternative to conventional fossil fuels. The day honours the research experiments by Sir Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel (inventor of the diesel engine) who ran an engine with peanut …

What is Submarine communications cable?

What is Submarine communications cable? Context: Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurated the Chennai-Andaman and Nicobar Island Submarine Cable System, which will provide better connectivity to the archipelago. The foundation stone for the project was laid by PM Modi in December 2018 at Port Blair. Key points: About 2,300 km of submarine optical fibre cable (OFC) has …

National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP)

Topics Covered: Infrastructure- energy. National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP): Context: Finance Minister launches an Online Dashboard for the National Infrastructure Pipeline. Key points: The online dashboard is envisaged as a one stop solution for all stakeholders looking for information on infrastructure projects in New India. The dashboard is being hosted on the India Investment Grid (IIG) …

International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. International Finance Corporation (IFC): Context: IFC to invest $10 mn in Endiya Partners Fund II for product start-ups. About the International Finance Corporation (IFC): It is an international financial institution that offers investment, advisory, and asset management services to encourage private sector development in …

Geothermal springs in Himalayas release large amount of carbon dioxide: Study

Topics Covered: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location- changes in critical geographical features. Geothermal springs in Himalayas release large amount of carbon dioxide: Study: Context: Scientists of the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG) recently conducted a study on Geothermal springs in Himalayas. Key observations and …

Citizenship of Buddha: India and Nepal in war of words:

Topics Covered: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. Citizenship of Buddha: India and Nepal in war of words: Context: Recently, there has been a war of words between India and Nepal over the origin of Gautama Buddha. What’s the issue? Nepal is the land of origin of Lord …

[इनसाइट्स सिक्योर – 2020] दैनिक सिविल सेवा मुख्य परीक्षा उत्तर लेखन अभ्यास: 11 अगस्त 2020

How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2020: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   सामान्य अध्ययन –1   विषय: 18वीं सदी के लगभग मध्य से लेकर वर्तमान समय तक का आधुनिक भारतीय इतिहास- महत्त्वपूर्ण घटनाएँ, व्यक्तित्व, विषय। स्वतंत्रता संग्राम- इसके विभिन्न चरण और देश के विभिन्न भागों से इसमें अपना योगदान …

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 11 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 Join IPM to get an assured review of 2 secure answers everyday   General Studies – 1   Topic : Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century …