Insights into Editorial: Differential impact of COVID-19 and the lockdown

  Introduction: In book, The Great Leveler, Walter Scheidel, the Austrian economic historian, argues that throughout human history, there have been four types of catastrophic events that have led to greater economic equality: pandemic, war, revolution and state collapse. Currently, the world is going through one of them: a massive COVID-19 pandemic. In Scheidel’s analysis, …

INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 24 August

विषय – सूची:  सामान्य अध्ययन-II 1. महिलाओं के लिए विवाह की न्यूनतम आयु 2. राष्ट्रीय डिजिटल स्वास्थ्य मिशन 3. तीस्ता नदी जल विवाद 4. अनिल अंबानी के खिलाफ दिवालिया प्रक्रिया   सामान्य अध्ययन-III 1. राष्ट्रीय खाद्य सुरक्षा अधिनियम 2013 2. भारतीय मानक ब्यूरो के ‘पेयजल आपूर्ति’ मानक   प्रारम्भिक परीक्षा हेतु तथ्य 1. जनसंख्या और …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 24 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 …

BIS’ draft standard for drinking water supply

Topics Covered: Conservation related issues. BIS’ draft standard for drinking water supply: Context: The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has prepared a draft standard for the supply system of piped drinking water– ‘Drinking water supply quality management system — requirements for piped drinking water supply service’. The draft has been prepared by the BIS’ Public …

Insolvency process will be initiated against Anil Ambani

Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Insolvency process will be initiated against Anil Ambani: Context: The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has allowed the initiation of insolvency proceedings against Anil Ambani after two companies promoted by him failed to pay dues …

Teesta river dispute

Topics Covered: India and its neighbourhood- relations. Teesta river dispute: Context: India and Bangladesh have been engaged in a long-standing dispute over water-sharing in the Teesta.  Adding to the existing tensions, Bangladesh is now discussing an almost $1 billion loan from China for a comprehensive management and restoration project on the Teesta river. Why India is concerned …

[इनसाइट्स सिक्योर – 2020] दैनिक सिविल सेवा मुख्य परीक्षा उत्तर लेखन अभ्यास: 24 अगस्त 2020

How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2020: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   सामान्य अध्ययन – 1   विषय: भारतीय समाज की मुख्य विशेषताएँ, भारत की विविधता। सामाजिक सशक्तीकरण। 1. “भारत में बाल विवाह को संबोधित करने का प्रयास सामाजिक-आर्थिक वास्तविकताओं के अनुरूप होना चाहिए, जो शिक्षा, कल्याण और महिलाओं …

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 24 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 : Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India. Social empowerment 1. …

Emotional intelligence in recent times has become the buzzword for determining the success of a person. Do you agree? If yes, mention the steps you have taken in your life to develop emotional intelligence.

Topic: Emotional intelligence 7.Emotional intelligence in recent times has become the buzzword for determining the success of a person. Do you agree? If yes, mention the steps you have taken in your life to develop emotional intelligence. (250 words) Reference: Ethics, Integrity and aptitude by lexicon Publications Why the question: The question is based on …