Insights into Editorial: Why India must urgently step up efforts to improve its sex ratio

  Context: Recently released Sample Registration System (SRS) Statistical report (2018) which measures the global population projection, highlighted that fertility rate has been declining in India for some time now. In their joint opinion piece, C Rangarajan (former Chairman, Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council) and J K Satia (Professor Emeritus, Indian Institute of Public Health) …

[VIDEO] InstaDaily Current Affairs and News Analysis (The Hindu) and Answer Writing Guidance (I-CAN) October 20 , 2020

JOIN Insta Classes 2021 JOIN Insights Prelims TEST SERIES and Mains (IPM) TEST SERIES – 2021 NOTE: In the following I-CAN series every day a Mains question is given and its answer is discussed on the following day. You will learn how to write effective answer through this initiative. You will feel the ‘I CAN …

INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 21 October

  विषय – सूची: सामान्य अध्ययन-II 1. सरकार द्वारा चुनाव-व्यय सीमा में 10% की बढ़ोत्तरी 2. भारतीय वन्यजीव संस्थान का स्वायत्त दर्जा समाप्त 3. ‘क्वाड समूह’ (Quad group) 4. चीन- ताइवान संबंध   सामान्य अध्ययन-III 1. आयुष्मान सहकार योजना 2. भारत में साइबर अपराध और साइबर सुरक्षा 3. कालेश्वरम सिंचाई परियोजना को कानून का उल्लंघन …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 21 October 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 …

Kaleshwaram eco-clearance violates law NGT

Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. Kaleshwaram eco-clearance violates law: NGT: Context: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has held that environmental clearance (EC) to the Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project (KLIP) was granted ex post facto, after completion of substantial work, by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) “in violation …

Ayushman Sahakar

Topics Covered: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it. Ayushman Sahakar: Context: Launched recently. What is it? It is a scheme to assist cooperatives play an important role in creation of healthcare infrastructure in the country. Formulated by: National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC), an autonomous development finance institution under the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare. …

China- Taiwan relations

Topics Covered: India and its neighbourhood- relations. China- Taiwan relations: Context: China has asked India to approach ties with Taiwan “prudently and properly”, and said it would “firmly oppose” any official exchanges between New Delhi and Taipei. What’s the issue? The statement from China came in response to reports that India and Taiwan were considering going …

What is Quad grouping?

Topics Covered: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. What is Quad grouping? Context: U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun has said that eventually the Quad group of countries should become more formalised once the parameters of cooperation were understood. Why there is a need for formalisation? Despite renewed …

Finance Ministry to divest Wildlife Institute of India (WII)

Topics Covered: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies. Finance Ministry to divest Wildlife Institute of India (WII): Context: Finance Ministry is planning to divest the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) of its status as an autonomous body of the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change. This has triggered anxiety among scientists at the organisation. What …

[इनसाइट्स सिक्योर – 2020] दैनिक सिविल सेवा मुख्य परीक्षा उत्तर लेखन अभ्यास: 21 अक्टूबर 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। महिलाओं की भूमिका। 1. भूमिका और भूमिका संघर्ष की अवधारणा का वर्णन कीजिए। भारत में कामकाजी महिलाओं के मध्य भूमिका संघर्ष की …