[InstaMotivation@9pm] Stop judging the situations. See them as they are.

  Every person perceives the stories in a different way according to their mental frameworks. Below is a beautiful Zen Story which propagates one of the core messages of life. We are curious to see how you understand the story according to your present situation. Kindly post your thoughts in the below comment box. There …

[ Registrations Open ] STEP-UP SERIES 2021 : Free All India Open Mock Tests

  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER   STEP-UP SERIES – A concerted effort from InsightsIAS to accelerate your Prelims preparation and guarantee positive results! It’s time to STEP UP your preparation for Prelims-2021 and clear this phase with utmost confidence! Team InsightsIAS strives to engage students with the best guidance and keep them motivated round the clock in …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 1 March 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 …

Study on snow leopard in Himachal Pradesh

Topics Covered: Conservation related issues. Study on snow leopard in Himachal Pradesh: Context: Himachal Pradesh’s high-altitude hilly terrains could be harbouring as many as 73 snow leopards (Panthera uncia), says a recent study based on a scientific enumeration of the elusive animal. Habitats: The snow leopard inhabits the higher Himalayan and trans-Himalayan landscape in the …

National Science Day

Topics Covered: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology. National Science Day: Context: 28th February is celebrated as National Science Day (NSD) in India. NSD is celebrated to commemorate discovery of the ‘Raman Effect’, which led …

Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP)

Topics Covered: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology. Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP): Context: TEQIP [Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme] is coming to an end in March, leaving more than 1,200 assistant professors out …

PSLV-C51 launch

Topics Covered: Awareness in Space. PSLV-C51 launch: Context: PSLV-C51 was successfully launched by ISRO recently. This was the 53rd flight of ISRO’s launch vehicle and the first dedicated mission of its commercial arm, NewSpace India Ltd. The mission was undertaken under a commercial arrangement with Spaceflight Inc., U.S. Satellites onboard: It carried 19 satellites (Including Brazil’s …

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB): Context: Centre signs $304 million pact with AIIB for power transmission network in Assam. The fund will be utilised for the ‘Assam Intra-State Transmission System Enhancement Project’, aiming to improve reliability, capacity and security of the power transmission network in …

North East Cane and Bamboo Development Council (NECBDC)

Topics Covered: Distribution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian sub-continent); factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world (including India). North East Cane and Bamboo Development Council (NECBDC): Context: The Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir will set …

City Innovation Exchange (CiX)

Topics Covered: Population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies. City Innovation Exchange (CiX): Context: The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has launched a City Innovation Exchange (CiX). What is it? The CiX will connect cities to innovators across the national ecosystem to design innovative solutions for their pressing …