[COMPILATION] Insights Current Affairs, August 2020

[COMPILATION] Insights Current Affairs, August 2020   Like we did last month, we are posting the compilation of current affairs on time this month too. Hope you will find it handy to revise current affairs of entire month of August  2020. Click the link below to download the compilation: InsightsIAS Current Affairs – August 2020 …

[इनसाइट्स सिक्योर – 2020] दैनिक सिविल सेवा मुख्य परीक्षा उत्तर लेखन अभ्यास: 01 सितम्बर 2020

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[VIDEO] InstaDaily Current Affairs and News Analysis (The Hindu) and Answer Writing Guidance (I-CAN) August 28, 2020

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[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 1 September 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 – 2   Topic : Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre …

Ensuring accountability in the administration just adds another layer in the bureaucratic process. Examine.

Topic: Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems; ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions; laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance; accountability and ethical governance; strengthening of ethical and moral values in governance; ethical issues in international relations and funding; corporate governance. 7. Ensuring accountability …

Analyse the downward spiral in the ethical standards of Indian news channels being witnessed recently.

Topic : GS-3: role of media, GS-4: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in-human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics – in private and public relationships. Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of Family society and educational institutions in inculcating values. 6. …

Locusts have spread to new territories across India, with new factors contributing to their spread. What can be done to curb this ‘other plague’? Discuss.

Topic : Disaster and disaster management. Major crops-cropping patterns in various parts of the country, – different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers. 5. Locusts have spread to new territories across India, with new factors contributing to …

Present the case of growing antimicrobial resistance burden in the country.

Topic :Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. 4. Present the case of growing antimicrobial resistance burden in the country. (250 words) Reference: Down to Earth  Why the question: The presence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in street fruit juices being sold in Delhi has been reported by a …

India’s environmental clearance process is riddled with delays. Discuss the recently proposed reforms and analyse if they make it better or worse?

Topic : GS-2: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. GS-3: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 3. India’s environmental clearance process is riddled with delays. Discuss the recently proposed reforms and analyse if they make it better or worse? (250 words …

Discuss the importance of the idea of “Urban commons” in the city planning.

Topic: GS-1: population and associated issues. GS-2: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 2. Discuss the importance of the idea of “Urban commons” in the city planning. (250 words) Reference: Down to Earth  Why the question: The article explains how often the city …

Write a note on UN’s guidelines on access to social justice for people with disabilities.

Topic : Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections. 1. Write a note on UN’s guidelines on access to social justice for people with disabilities. (250 words) Reference: …