INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 12 February 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 …

China’s Tianwen-1 probe

Topics Covered: Awareness in Space. China’s Tianwen-1 probe: Context: China’s Tianwen-1 probe has successfully entered orbit around Mars after a 6-1/2-month journey from Earth. What next? In about three months, the Tianwen-1 will attempt to send a landing capsule carrying a 240-kilogram rover in a rapid seven-minute descent onto a massive plain in the northern …

17 major OTT players adopt self-regulatory toolkit

Topics Covered: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights. 17 major OTT players adopt self-regulatory toolkit: Context: Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) has announced the adoption of a comprehensive implementation toolkit, which is in line with ‘Universal Self-Regulation Code’ for online curate …

Parliamentary Panel report on 5G in India

Topics Covered: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights. Parliamentary Panel report on 5G in India: Key findings by the panel: Despite the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) having submitted a report on the steps to make India 5G ready as early as August 2018, …

Move to privatise banks: Why the proposal? What are the concerns?

Topics Covered: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it. Move to privatise banks: Why the proposal? What are the concerns? Context: The Budget proposes to privatise two PSU banks this financial year. Need for: Years of capital injections and governance reforms have not been able to improve the financial position of in public sector banks significantly. …

International Energy Agency

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. International Energy Agency: Context: International Energy Agency (IEA) has released its India Energy Outlook 2021 report. Key findings: India will make up the biggest share of energy demand growth at 25% over the next two decades, as it overtakes the European Union as the …

[इनसाइट्स सिक्योर STHIR – 2021] दैनिक सिविल सेवा मुख्य परीक्षा उत्तर लेखन अभ्यास: 12 फरवरी 2021

  How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2020: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   सामान्य अध्ययन – 1   विषय: भारतीय संस्कृति में प्राचीन काल से आधुनिक काल तक के कला के रूप, साहित्य और वास्तुकला के मुख्य पहलू शामिल होंगे। 1. राजस्थानी चित्रकला की प्रमुख शैलियों एवं उनके विषयों …

Insights into Editorial: New questions: On COVID-19 infecting one-fifth of Indian population

    Context: With its 1.3 billion population, India has the world’s second-highest number of coronavirus infections more than 10.8 million but new cases and deaths have fallen sharply in recent weeks. The results of the ICMR’s third serological survey to ascertain the spread of COVID-19 show that nearly one in five Indians about 270 …

[ ದೈನಂದಿನ ಪ್ರಚಲಿತ ಘಟನೆಗಳು ] ದಿನಾಂಕ – 11 ಫೆಬ್ರವರಿ 2021

  ಪರಿವಿಡಿ :  ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆ 2: 1. ಸವಲತ್ತು ಉಲ್ಲಂಘನೆ. 2. ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿಗಳ ಬುನಾದಿಯ (ಮೂಲ) ಸಾಮರ್ಥ್ಯಗಳ ಮೇಲೆ ಶಾಲಾ ಮುಚ್ಚುವಿಕೆಯ ಪರಿಣಾಮ. 3. ಇಂಡೋ-ಪೆಸಿಫಿಕ್.   ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆ 3: 1. ಪ್ರಮುಖ ಬಂದರುಗಳ ಪ್ರಾಧಿಕಾರ ಮಸೂದೆ, 2020. 2. ವಿಶ್ವ ಸುಸ್ಥಿರ ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿ ಶೃಂಗಸಭೆ. 3. ಕಾನೂನುಬಾಹಿರ ಚಟುವಟಿಕೆಗಳ (ತಡೆ) ಕಾಯ್ದೆ.   ಪೂರ್ವಭಾವಿ ಪರೀಕ್ಷೆಗೆ ಸಂಬಂಧಿಸಿದ ವಿದ್ಯಮಾನಗಳು: 1. ಕುಲುಮೆ ಎಣ್ಣೆ. 2. ಐಎನ್ಎಸ್ ವಿರಾಟ್. 3. ನನ್ನ …

[Insights Secure STHIR– 2021] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 12 February 2021

Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  STHIR – 2021: YEARLONG TIMETABLE Join IPM 3.0 to get an assured review of 2 secure answers everyday   General Studies – 1   Topic:  Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture …

Adoption of best practices in the Governance of Corporate has laid-down better foundation for companies by impacting positively on various performance measures. Comment.

Topic:  corporate governance. 7. Adoption of best practices in the Governance of Corporate has laid-down better foundation for companies by impacting positively on various performance measures. Comment. (150 words) Reference: Ethics by Lexicon publications. Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4. Key Demand of the …

Impartiality is one such value of a civil servant which builds trust of the public in the officer practicing it. Elaborate.

Topic:  Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, integrity, impartiality and nonpartisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker-sections. 6. Impartiality is one such value of a civil servant which builds trust of the public in the officer practicing it. Elaborate. (150 words) Reference: Ethics by Lexicon publications. Why the …