Pilibhit tiger reserve gets the first TX2 award

Topics Covered: Conservation related issues. Pilibhit tiger reserve gets the first TX2 award: Context: Pilibhit Tiger Reserve (PTR) in Uttar Pradesh has bagged the first international award, TX2, among the 13 tiger ranging countries for having doubled the number of tigers in less than the stipulated time. In 2014, All India Tiger Estimation had estimated 25 …

National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF)

Topics Covered: Infrastructure. National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF): Context: Union Cabinet recently gave its approval to the proposal for equity infusion by the Government of Rs. 6000 crores in NIIF Debt Platform – sponsored by the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF). The proposal is part of the Aatmanirbhar Bharat 3.0 package announced earlier this …

Fiscal deficit reaches 120% of annual target

Topics Covered: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. Fiscal deficit reaches 120% of annual target:. Context: The Union Government’s fiscal deficit further widened to ₹9.53 lakh crore, or close to 120% of the annual budget estimate, at the end of October of the current fiscal. Reasons behind this: …

ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus (ADMM-Plus)

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus (ADMM-Plus): Context: Vietnam has invited India for ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting-Plus (ADMM Plus) being hosted by Vietnam in December 2020. About ADMM- Plus: Consistent with the ADMM guiding principles of open and outward looking, the 2nd ADMM in Singapore in …

What is the Anti Defection Law?

Topics Covered: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. What is the Anti Defection Law? Context: India’s first Member of Parliament to have been disqualified from the Lok Sabha has now been disqualified as an MLA in Mizoram. Mizoram Assembly Speaker disqualifies Zoram People’s Movement MLA Lalduhoma. Ground for disqualification: The …

[इनसाइट्स सिक्योर – 2020] मिनी सिक्योर रिवीजन टेस्ट : 28 नवम्बर 2020

  How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2020: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   सामान्य अध्ययन – 2   1. वैक्सीन राष्ट्रवाद, वैश्विक सार्वजनिक स्वास्थ्य के खिलाफ कैसे कार्य करता है? विश्लेषण कीजिए एवं इसके समाधान के उपाय भी सुझाइए। (250 शब्द)  सन्दर्भ: The Hindu    2. “एक राष्ट्र, एक …

Insights into Editorial: Say ‘no’ to corporate houses in Indian banking

  Context: Recently, An Internal Working Group of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has recommended that corporate houses be given bank licences. An Internal Working Group (IWG) of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has recommended conversion of big Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) into banks, hike in promoters’ stake and also a hike in …

[Insights Secure – 2020] Mini Secure Revision Test: 28 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 – 2   1. Analyse how vaccine nationalism works against global public health and suggest the …

Social infrastructure projects are foundational assets that support the quality of life of a nation, region or city and go beyond basic economic functions to make a community an appealing place to live. In this backdrop suggest a financial mechanism that may work for its development.

5. Social infrastructure projects are foundational assets that support the quality of life of a nation, region or city and go beyond basic economic functions to make a community an appealing place to live. In this backdrop suggest a financial mechanism that may work for its development. (250 words) Reference: Live Mint

[VIDEO] InstaDaily Current Affairs and News Analysis (The Hindu) and Answer Writing Guidance (I-CAN) November 26 – 27 , 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 …