[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 30 November 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 : Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., …

What is the main difference between psychological egoism and ethical egoism? Compare and contrast.

Topic: 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. 7.  What is the main difference between …

India is the world’s biggest producers of jute, in this context discuss the potential of Jute industry while highlighting the issues before it and the reforms required to promote.

Topic : 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. 6.  India is the world’s biggest producers of jute, in this context discuss the potential of Jute industry …

Discuss the importance of Sustainable peat land management and explain in what way it has the potential to prevent future pandemics.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 5. Discuss the importance of Sustainable peat land management and explain in what way it has the potential to prevent future pandemics. (250 words) Reference: Down to Earth  Why the question: The article explains the importance of Sustainable peat land management and in what way it …

What has been India’s experience with FTAs in the past? Why are FTAs not working as expected for India? What are the steps taken by India to strengthen its existing FTAs? Explain.

Topic: GS-2: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.  GS-3: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 4. What has been India’s experience with FTAs in the past? Why are FTAs not working as expected for India? What are the steps taken …

Explain the phenomenon of Blue tide? How does it affect the marine ecosystem of the country? Elaborate.

Topic : Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 3. Explain the phenomenon of Blue tide? How does it affect the marine ecosystem of the country? Elaborate. (250 words) Reference: Indian Express  Why the question: The question is based on the concept of Blue tide. Key Demand of the question: Discuss the phenomenon of …

What explains India’s poor rank under the Global Hunger Index, and what are the solutions? And do you think focus on lack of availability of food as the main cause of hunger takes the attention away from ineffective human development policies in India?

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.  Issues relating to poverty and hunger. 2. What explains India’s poor rank under the Global Hunger Index, and what are the solutions? And do you think focus on lack of availability of food as the main cause of hunger …

What do you understand by ‘recurving of cyclones’? Discuss with recent examples and also focus the factors supporting such events.

Topic : Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes 1. What do you understand by ‘recurving of cyclones’? Discuss with recent examples and also focus the factors …

QUIZ – 2020: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 30 November 2020

  The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs. The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil services preliminary exam 2020. It is not a test of your knowledge. If you score less, please …

INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 28 November

  विषय – सूची  सामान्य अध्ययन-II 1. दलबदल विरोधी कानून 2. आसियान रक्षा मंत्रियों की बैठक-प्लस (ADMM-Plus)   सामान्य अध्ययन-III 1. राजकोषीय घाटा सालाना लक्ष्य के 120 प्रतिशत पर पहुंचा 2. राष्ट्रीय निवेश और अवसंरचना कोष (NIIF) 3. पीलीभीत टाइगर रिजर्व के लिए प्रथम TX2 पुरस्कार   प्रारम्भिक परीक्षा हेतु तथ्य 1. शाहतूत बांध   …

[TOPPER’S STRATEGY] Nidhin K Biju, Rank-89 CSE-2019: Insights Core Batch Student, Public Administration Optional

Hi everyone, I am Nidhin K Biju. I have secured an All India Rank of 89 in the civil service examination 2019. I am a graduate in Electronics and Communication Engineering. I’m writing this article to briefly explain my journey in the civil services,the challenges I faced and the strategy I used to overcome the …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 28 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 …