[ UPDATE ] : Talk to Our Mentor – free Mentorship & Guidance for all

  Dear Students, We are overwhelmed with the incredible response received for ‘Talk to Our Mentor – Free Mentorship & Guidance for all, Initiative’. We have been receiving calls and mails about unavailable slots. This is to update you, that All available slots were booked for the entire month within 30 minutes of announcing the …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 05 May 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 …

Biodiesel from Used Cooking Oil

Topics Covered: Conservation related issues. Biodiesel from Used Cooking Oil: Context: Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas flagged off the first supply of UCO (Used Cooking Oil) based Biodiesel blended Diesel. Background: To create an eco-system for collection and conversion of UCO into Biodiesel, Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas had initiated Expressions of Interest …

G7 seeks common front on China

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. G7 seeks common front on China: Context: The Group of Seven wealthy democracies recently discussed how to form a common front towards an increasingly assertive China in the Foreign Ministers’ first in-person talks in two years. The recent meet also focused on the nuclear …

A ‘One Health’ approach that targets people, animals

Topics Covered: Issues related to health. A ‘One Health’ approach that targets people, animals: Context: Various studies indicate that more than two-thirds of existing and emerging infectious diseases are zoonotic, or can be transferred between animals and humans, and vice versa, when the pathogen in question originates in any life form but circumvents the species …

Centre moves SC against Delhi HC’s contempt notice over oxygen supply

Topics Covered: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions. Centre moves SC against Delhi HC’s contempt notice over oxygen supply: Context: The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a plea of the Centre against Delhi High Court’s order issuing contempt notice and seeking personal appearance of its officials for non-compliance of …

Supreme Court strikes down W.B. law on regulating real estate

Topics Covered: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions. Supreme Court strikes down W.B. law on regulating real estate: Context: The Supreme Court has struck down West Bengal’s law on regulating the real estate sector in the State, and said it was “unconstitutional” as the statute encroached upon the Centre’s Real …

[इनसाइट्स सिक्योर STHIR – 2021] दैनिक सिविल सेवा मुख्य परीक्षा उत्तर लेखन अभ्यास: 5 मई 2021

How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2020: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   सामान्य अध्ययन– I   विषय: भूकंप, सुनामी, ज्वालामुखीय हलचल, चक्रवात आदि जैसी महत्त्वपूर्ण भू-भौतिकीय घटनाएँ, भौगोलिक विशेषताएँ और उनके स्थान- अति महत्त्वपूर्ण भौगोलिक विशेषताओं (जल-स्रोत और हिमावरण सहित) और वनस्पति एवं प्राणिजगत में परिवर्तन और इस प्रकार …

[ ದೈನಂದಿನ ಪ್ರಚಲಿತ ಘಟನೆಗಳು ] ದಿನಾಂಕ – 4ನೇ ಮೇ 2021

  ಪರಿವಿಡಿ:  ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆ 2: 1. ಇತ್ತೀಚಿಗೆ ಏಕಾಏಕಿ ಕಾಣಿಸಿಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದ ಎಬೋಲಾ ಪ್ರಕರಣಗಳು ಅಂತ್ಯಗೊಂಡಿವೆ ಎಂದು ಘೋಷಿಸಿದ ಕಾಂಗೋ ಪ್ರಜಾಸತ್ತಾತ್ಮಕ ಗಣರಾಜ್ಯ. 2. ವಿಶ್ವಸಂಸ್ಥೆಯ ನಿರಾಶ್ರಿತರ ಹೈ ಕಮಿಷನರ್ (UNHCR). 3. ಏಷ್ಯ ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿ ಬ್ಯಾಂಕ್ (ADB).   ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆ 3: 1. ಪಾರ್ಕರ್ ಸೋಲಾರ್ ಪ್ರೊಬ್.   ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆ 4: 1. COVID ಪೀಡಿತ ಮನೆಯ ಮಕ್ಕಳಿಗೆ ಪೊಲೀಸರ ಸಹಾಯ.   ಪೂರ್ವಭಾವಿ ಪರೀಕ್ಷೆಗೆ ಸಂಬಂಧಿಸಿದ ವಿದ್ಯಮಾನಗಳು: …

Insights into Editorial: India’s road to clean energy goes via natural gas

  Introduction: Policy wonks, climate negotiators, academicians, corporates and NGOs are currently fixated on the concept of “net zero carbon emissions” and the appropriate target year for achieving it. Supported by economic analysis and moral logic and drawing on the concept of “common but differentiated responsibility”, their arguments swirl around its meaning and whether the …