INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 14 August

विषय – सूची:  सामान्य अध्ययन-II 1. अरुणाचल प्रदेश के विभिन्न समूहों द्वारा छठी अनुसूची के दर्जे की मांग 2. कर्नाटक में मूल्य निगरानी और संसाधन इकाई की स्थापना 3. नौसेना नवोन्मेषण एवं स्वदेशीकरण संगठन (NIIO) 4. पारदर्शी कराधान- ईमानदार का सम्‍मान 5. अफ्रीकी स्वाइन फीवर (ASF)   सामान्य अध्ययन-III 1. भारत में जैविक कृषि 2. …

[TOPPER’S NOTES] E-Notes of Rushikesh Reddy Rank 95, CSE-2020.

Hello friends, I am Rushikesh Singareddy. I cleared UPSC CSE-2019 with an AIR-95. This was my 5th attempt. I cleared the exam earlier in my 3rd attempt (AIR-374, CSE-2017). I am presently in Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS). I have benefited from the notes of the toppers previously uploaded on this portal and elsewhere and …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 14 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 …

What is line of credit?

Topics Covered: Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth. What is line of credit? Context: India announced a slew of new connectivity measures for the Maldives, including air, sea, intra-island and telecommunications in an effort to help the Indian Ocean Islands deal with the economic impact of …

African Swine Fever (ASF)

Topics Covered: Issues related to health. African Swine Fever (ASF): Context: African swine fever (ASF) has spread to Meghalaya; more than 17,000 pigs have died due to the highly-contagious disease in adjoining Assam. Background: Since February this year, ASF has killed at least 17,000 domesticated pigs in Assam and an unspecified number in Arunachal Pradesh. The …

Transparent Taxation – Honoring the Honest

Topics Covered: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures. Transparent Taxation – Honoring the Honest: Context: It is a new platform launched recently by PM Modi to further digitise the Income Tax Department’s functioning. The platform seeks to …

Naval Innovation and Indigenisation Organisation (NIIO) launched

Topics Covered: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies. Naval Innovation and Indigenisation Organisation (NIIO) launched: The NIIO is a three-tiered organisation. Naval Technology Acceleration Council (N-TAC)will bring together the twin aspects of innovation and indigenisation and provide apex level directives. A working group under the N-TAC will implement the projects. A Technology Development Acceleration Cell (TDAC)has also …

Price Monitoring and Resource Unit set up in Karnataka

Topics Covered: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies. Price Monitoring and Resource Unit set up in Karnataka: Context: A Price Monitoring and Resource Unit (PMRU) has been set up in Karnataka under the aegis of National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers. What are Price Monitoring and Resource Units …

Arunachal groups push for 6th Schedule status

Topics Covered: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. Arunachal groups push for 6th Schedule status: Context: The revival of the demand for two autonomous councils has made political parties and community-based groups call for bringing the entire Arunachal Pradesh under the ambit of the Sixth Schedule or Article 371 …

[इनसाइट्स सिक्योर – 2020] दैनिक सिविल सेवा मुख्य परीक्षा उत्तर लेखन अभ्यास: 14 अगस्त 2020

How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2020: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   सामान्य अध्ययन –1   विषय: स्वतंत्रता संग्राम- इसके विभिन्न चरण और देश के विभिन्न भागों से इसमें अपना योगदान देने वाले महत्त्वपूर्ण व्यक्ति/उनका योगदान। स्वतंत्रता के पश्चात् देश के अंदर एकीकरण और पुनर्गठन। 1. राष्ट्रीय आंदोलन और …

Insights into Editorial: India’s population data and a tale of two projections

Context: A new study, published in the highly regarded journal, The Lancet, and prepared by the Seattle-based Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), has shaken up the world of population policy. It argues that while India is destined to be the largest country in the world, its population will peak by mid-century. And as …