INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 19 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 …

U.S. against militarisation of the Artic

Topics covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. U.S. against militarisation of the Artic: Context: On the eve of an Arctic Council meeting of Foreign Ministers, the US has expressed concerns about increased military activities in the Arctic. This comes after Russia defended its military activities in the strategic region. What are …

Israel Palestine conflict

Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. Israel Palestine conflict: Context: At the United Nations Security Council, India has reiterated its strong support for the just Palestinian cause and its unwavering commitment to the two-state solution. Background: There is an ongoing fight in Israel and …

Long working hours are increasing deaths from heart disease: Report

Topics Covered: Issues related to health. Long working hours are increasing deaths from heart disease: Report: Context: Report on long working hours and its impact were recently published by the WHO and International Labour Organization (ILO). Key findings: Working 55 hours or more per week is a serious health hazard. Long working hours led to …

Electoral Bonds

Topics Covered: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures. Electoral Bonds: Context: The State Bank of India (SBI) sold electoral bonds worth ₹695.34 crore from April 1 to 10, when the Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, West Bengal, Assam and …

Article 311 of the Constitution

Topics Covered: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. Article 311 of the Constitution: Context: A suspended Maharashtra police officer has been dismissed from service by Mumbai Police Commissioner under Article 311 (2) (b) of the Indian Constitution without a departmental enquiry. Safeguards to civil servants: Article 311(1): It says that …

[इनसाइट्स सिक्योर STHIR – 2021] दैनिक सिविल सेवा मुख्य परीक्षा उत्तर लेखन अभ्यास: 19 मई 2021

How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2020: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   सामान्य अध्ययन– II   विषय: स्वास्थ्य, शिक्षा, मानव संसाधनों से संबंधित सामाजिक क्षेत्र/सेवाओं के विकास और प्रबंधन से संबंधित विषय। गरीबी एवं भूख से संबंधित विषय। 1. इस महामारी की स्थिति में भारत में जीवन जीने के …

RSTV: SCIENCE MONITOR 24.04.2021

     Climate Vulnerability Assessment for Adaptation Planning in India Using a Common Framework: National climate vulnerability assessment released It identifies the most vulnerable states and districts in India with respect to current climate risk and key drivers of vulnerability. It has identified Jharkhand, Mizoram, Orissa, Chhattisgarh, Assam, Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh, and West Bengal …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- STATES VULNERABLE TO CLIMATE CHANGE

 Introduction: Eight states — Jharkhand, Mizoram, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Assam, Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh and West Bengal — are highly vulnerable to climate change, according to a national climate vulnerability assessment report. The assessment by researchers from the Indian Institute of Science, Indian Institute of Technology at Mandi and Guwahati, funded by the Department of Science …

[ ದೈನಂದಿನ ಪ್ರಚಲಿತ ಘಟನೆಗಳು ] ದಿನಾಂಕ – 18ನೇ ಮೇ 2021

  ಪರಿವಿಡಿ:  ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆ 2: 1. ವಿಧಾನ ಪರಿಷತ್ ರಚನೆಗೆ ಮುಂದಾದ ಪಶ್ಚಿಮ ಬಂಗಾಳ ಸರ್ಕಾರ. 2. ಕೊಲಿಜಿಯಂ ವ್ಯವಸ್ಥೆಯ ಮೂಲಕ ಭಾರತೀಯ ಚುನಾವಣಾ ಆಯೋಗದ ಸದಸ್ಯರನ್ನು ನೇಮಕ ಮಾಡಿ. 3. ಒಂದು ಜಿಲ್ಲೆಯನ್ನು ಏಕೆ ಮತ್ತು ಹೇಗೆ ರಚಿಸಲಾಗುತ್ತದೆ? 4. ರಾಜತಾಂತ್ರಿಕ ವಿನಾಯಿತಿ.   ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆ 3: 1. ಮೊನೊಕ್ಲೋನಲ್ ಆಂಟಿಬಾಡಿ ಚಿಕಿತ್ಸೆಗಳು ಏಕೆ ಕೇಂದ್ರೀಕೃತವಾಗಿವೆ ಮತ್ತು ಅವು ಹೇಗೆ ಕಾರ್ಯನಿರ್ವಹಿಸುತ್ತವೆ? 2. ಕೋವಿಡ್ -19 ಚಿಕಿತ್ಸೆಗಾಗಿ, DRDO ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿಪಡಿಸಿದ …

Insights into Editorial: Restructuring the tribunals system

    Context: The Centre has abolished several appellate tribunals and authorities and transferred their jurisdiction to other existing judicial bodies through the Tribunals Reforms (Rationalisation and Conditions of Service) Ordinance 2021. This Ordinance has been challenged in the Supreme Court.   Sharp criticism against the ordinance by the centre: The Ordinance has met with …

[Insights Secure STHIR– 2021] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 19 May 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 – 2   Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, …