[इनसाइट्स सिक्योर – 2020] दैनिक सिविल सेवा मुख्य परीक्षा उत्तर लेखन अभ्यास: 19 नवम्बर 2020

  How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2020: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   सामान्य अध्ययन – 2   विषय: कार्यपालिका और न्यायपालिका की संरचना, संगठन और कार्य- सरकार के मंत्रालय एवं विभाग, प्रभावक समूह और औपचारिक/अनौपचारिक संघ तथा शासन प्रणाली में उनकी भूमिका। 1. न्यायिक बर्बरता से आप क्या …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 19 November 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 …

India has dismissed as ‘fake’ a report about China’s use of ‘microwave weapons’. What are they?

Topics Covered: Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security. India has dismissed as ‘fake’ a report about China’s use of ‘microwave weapons’. What are they? Context: The Indian Army has dismissed reports that said that China had used microwave weapons in eastern Ladakh as “fake” and “baseless” with a …

What is the Mahajan Commission report on the Maharashtra-Karnataka border dispute?

Topics Covered: Linkages between development and spread of extremism. What is the Mahajan Commission report on the Maharashtra-Karnataka border dispute? Context: Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar’s recent controversial statement over the Maharashtra-Karnataka border dispute. Genesis of the dispute: The erstwhile Bombay Presidency, a multilingual province, included the present-day Karnataka districts of Vijayapura, Belagavi, Dharwad and …

BRICS counter-terror strategy

Topics Covered: Security challenges and their management in border areas; linkages of organized crime with terrorism. BRICS counter-terror strategy: Context: BRICS has unveiled a counter-terrorism strategy to strengthen bilateral and multilateral cooperation among the member countries for effectively combating the threat. The new strategy was adopted at the bloc’s annual summit which was held in the …

Will return to nuclear deal if U.S. sanctions are lifted: Iran

Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. Will return to nuclear deal if U.S. sanctions are lifted: Iran: Context: Iran has said that it will “automatically” return to its nuclear commitments if U.S. President-elect Joe Biden lifts sanctions imposed over the past two years. Background: …

ICMR against indiscriminate use of plasma therapy

Topics Covered: Issues related to health. ICMR against indiscriminate use of plasma therapy: Context: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has warned against indiscriminate use of convalescent plasma therapy (CPT) for treating COVID-19. Why? The ICMR has found that the therapy “did not lead to a reduction in progression to severe COVID or all-cause mortality …

Mahatama Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS)

Topics Covered: 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. Mahatama Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS): Context: LibTech India had recently conducted a study on MGNREGS. The report …

Defence Acquisition Procedure of 2020 (DAP 2020)

Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Defence Acquisition Procedure of 2020 (DAP 2020): Context: The Indian Air Force (IAF) is looking at leasing trainer aircraft and light utility helicopters (LUH) for a short duration till the indigenous platforms under development are inducted …

National Population Register (NPR)

Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. National Population Register (NPR): Context: The office of the Registrar-General of India (RGI) has clarified that the schedule, or the questionnaire, of the National Population Register (NPR) is “being finalised” and the information about the expected …

[VIDEO] InstaDaily Current Affairs and News Analysis (The Hindu) and Answer Writing Guidance (I-CAN) November 17 – 18 , 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 …