[InstaMotivation@9pm] [Mind Power] Concentration, Human’s foremost duty

  UPSC Exam is not just about the testing of Knowledge range and Skillset practice. It tests (in purpose) the resilience of personality, ability to persevere for one goal for longer duration and most importantly, the power of Mind to concentrate on subjects. Especially, Prelims tests the ability to retrieve, analyse and arrive at the …

INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 22 January 2021

  विषय – सूची सामान्य अध्ययन-I 1. खेलो इंडिया यूथ गेम्स में मार्शल आर्ट के चार स्वदेशी स्वरूप सम्मिलित   सामान्य अध्ययन-II 1. राजीव गांधी हत्याकांड मामले में दोषी की दया याचिका 2. अमेरिका द्वारा विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन को फिर से सहायता जारी 3. अमेरिकी राष्ट्रपति के शपथग्रहण समारोह में ताइवान के लिए आमंत्रण   …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 22 January 2021

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 …

AstroSat

Topics Covered: Awareness in Space. AstroSat: Context: AstroSat’s Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope spots rare ultraviolet-bright stars in a massive intriguing cosmic dinosaur in the Milky Way. Significance of the discovery: Such UV-bright stars are speculated to be the reason for the ultraviolet radiation coming from old stellar systems such as elliptical galaxies which are devoid of young …

FB official says he has right to remain silent

Topics Covered: Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security; money-laundering and its prevention. FB official says he has right to remain silent: Context: Facebook India Head Ajit Mohan recently told the Supreme Court that the summons issued to him by the …

RBI sees V-shaped recovery, likely room for policy easing

Topics Covered: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. RBI sees V-shaped recovery, likely room for policy easing: Context: Forecasting a V-shaped recovery, Reserve Bank of India has said that if growth momentum continues and inflation stays benign there would be room for policy action to support growth. This …

Taiwan invited to inauguration in a rare shift

Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. Taiwan invited to inauguration in a rare shift: Context: Taiwan’s de facto Ambassador to the U.S. was formally invited to President Joe Biden’s inauguration. Taipei’s Foreign Ministry said it was the first time in decades that a Taiwanese …

U.S. resumes WHO support

Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. U.S. resumes WHO support: Context: The U.S. has resumed its funding for WHO as President Joe Biden shifts towards greater international cooperation in the fight against COVID-19. Background: Last year, US President Donald Trump had put a hold …

Mercy plea of Rajiv case convict

Topics Covered: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies. Mercy plea of Rajiv case convict: Context: Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit has told the Supreme Court that a decision on the mercy petition of AG Perarivalan- a convict serving a life sentence for the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv …

Four indigenous martial art forms included in Khelo India Youth Games

Topics Covered: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. Four indigenous martial art forms included in Khelo India Youth Games: The Khelo India Youth games were launched in 2018 as a multidisciplinary grassroots event for under-17 years and under-21 years. Conducted annually, the best performers …

RSTV: DISCUSSION TODAY- RBI’S FINANCIAL STABILITY REPORT

 Introduction: RBI’s Financial Stability Report, which reflects the collective assessment on risks to financial stability, and the resilience of the financial system. Among the salient points the report concluded, tepid Credit growth but surge in deposits reflecting precautionary saving in the face of high uncertainty. Macro stress tests for credit risk show that scheduled …

[इनसाइट्स सिक्योर STHIR – 2021] दैनिक सिविल सेवा मुख्य परीक्षा उत्तर लेखन अभ्यास: 22 जनवरी 2021

  How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2020: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   सामान्य अध्ययन – 1   विषय: 18वीं सदी के लगभग मध्य से लेकर वर्तमान समय तक का आधुनिक भारतीय इतिहास- महत्त्वपूर्ण घटनाएँ, व्यक्तित्व, विषय। 1. जनजातीय एवं किसान आंदोलनों तथा विद्रोहों को इतिहास में अक्सर ऐसे …

[ ದೈನಂದಿನ ಪ್ರಚಲಿತ ಘಟನೆಗಳು ] ದಿನಾಂಕ – 21 ಜನವರಿ 2021

  ಪರಿವಿಡಿ : ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆ 1: 1. D.ಸಾವರ್ಕಕರ್.   ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆ 2: 1. ಆಧಾರ್ ತೀರ್ಪು ಪುನರ್ ಪರಿಶೀಲನೆ ಅರ್ಜಿಗಳನ್ನು ವಜಾಗೊಳಿಸಿದ ‘ಸುಪ್ರೀಂ ಕೋರ್ಟ್’. 2. ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಜಾನುವಾರು ಹತ್ಯೆ ಪ್ರತಿಬಂಧಕ (ಗೋಹತ್ಯೆ ನಿಷೇಧ ಕಾಯ್ದೆ) ಮತ್ತು ಸಂರಕ್ಷಣಾ ಸುಗ್ರೀವಾಜ್ಞೆ 2020.   ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆ 3: 1. IBC ಯ ಸೆಕ್ಷನ್ 32 A ಅನ್ನು ಎತ್ತಿಹಿಡಿದ ಸುಪ್ರೀಂ ಕೋರ್ಟ್: ಅದು ಏಕೆ ಮುಖ್ಯವಾಗಿದೆ, ಅದರ ಪರಿಣಾಮಗಳು …

QUIZ – 2020: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 22 January 2021

  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 …