Study the impact of global trade on marine pollution while discussing remedial measures to address the same.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 6. Study the impact of global trade on marine pollution while discussing remedial measures to address the same. (250 words) Reference:  Economic Times Why the question: Recently a cargo ship X-Press Pearl, carrying hazardous chemicals, including nitric acid, caught fire, exploded, and later sank off the …

Evaluate the risk of stifling the e-commerce sector due to the government’s propensity for its regulations to protect the local traders.

Topic: Effects of Liberalization on the Economy, Changes in Industrial Policy and their effects on Industrial Growth 5. Evaluate the risk of stifling the e-commerce sector due to the government’s propensity for its regulations to protect the local traders. (250 words) Reference:  Live Mint Why the question: The article highlights the risk of stifling the …

Providing affordable housing requires multi-pronged approach. In this light, deliberate upon the government initiatives to boost affordable urban housing in India.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 4. Providing affordable housing requires multi-pronged approach. In this light, deliberate upon the government initiatives to boost affordable urban housing in India. (250 words) Reference:  The Hindu Why the question: The article explains how providing affordable …

A federal structure with greater economic power to the States, will allow the Centre to focus on external threats instead of internal dissensions. Do you agree? Comment.

Topic: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein. 3. A federal structure with greater economic power to the States, will allow the Centre to focus on external threats instead of internal dissensions. Do …

Critically analyse the Pakistan’s strategic dilemma, post Kashmir’s special status abrogation and comment upon the changing trajectory of India’s Pakistan policy.

Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations. 2 Critically analyse the Pakistan’s strategic dilemma, post Kashmir’s special status abrogation and comment upon the changing trajectory of India’s Pakistan policy. (250 words) Reference:  Indian Express Why the question: The article expounds upon understanding Pakistan’s Kashmir conundrum. Key Demand of the question: Analyse the Pakistan’s strategic dilemma, post …

Discuss the reasons owing to which the Communists led by Mao-Tse-Tung emerged victorious in the Chinese Civil War. Also, explain in what way Mao’s victory impacted South Asian politics?

Topic: Chinese Revolution 1. Discuss the reasons owing to which the Communists led by Mao-Tse-Tung emerged victorious in the Chinese Civil War. Also, explain in what way Mao’s victory impacted South Asian politics? (250 words) Reference:  World history by Norman Lowe Why the question: The question is from the static portions of GS paper I …

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

  विषयसूची सामान्य अध्ययन-II 1. उच्च न्यायालय के क्षेत्राधिकार का स्थानांतरण 2. जम्मू और कश्मीर में परिसीमन 3. ड्राफ्ट सिनेमैटोग्राफ (संशोधन) विधेयक 2021 4. निष्ठा: शिक्षक प्रशिक्षण कार्यक्रम   सामान्य अध्ययन-III 1. चीफ ऑफ डिफेंस स्टाफ 2. ‘गेन-ऑफ-फंक्शन रिसर्च’   प्रारम्भिक परीक्षा हेतु तथ्य 1. अंतर्राष्ट्रीय योग दिवस: 21 जून 2. ‘जान है तो जहान …

[InstaMotivation@9pm] Precious Gems Picked from ‘The Sayings of Eckhart Tolle’

  Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance. The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it. Some changes look negative on the surface but you will soon realize that space is being created in your life for something new to …

DAY – 22 ( INSTA REVISION TEST – 22)INSTA REVISION PLAN 2.0, 2021

    Post your INSTA Revision Test score as well as your answers for the below Mains Questions in the Comments section for review. Static question: 1. Investing directly in the health, education and welfare of our people is no longer a social and moral agenda, it is also a long-term economic agenda. Discuss. (250 …

[MINDMAP] – Synthetic biology

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INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 22 June 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 …

What is gain of function?

Topics Covered: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights. What is gain of function? Context: The term ‘gain of function research’ has recently cropped up in the debate about the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic. What is Gain-of-function Research? ‘Gain of function’ is a field …

NISHTHA: Teachers’ Training Programme

Topics covered: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. NISHTHA: Teachers’ Training Programme: Context: Ministry of Tribal Affairs and NCERT come together on a joint mission for NISHTHA Capacity Building Programme for Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRSs) Teachers and Principals. What is NISHTHA? National Initiative for School …

The draft Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill 2021

Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. The draft Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill 2021: Context: The draft was recently released by the Centre. It seeks to amend the Cinematograph Act of 1952. Key Provisions: Revision of certification: This provision will give the Centre …

Chief of Defence Staff

Topics covered: Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate. Chief of Defence Staff: Context: Chief of Defence Staff to chair important meeting to sort out issues on theatre command. The meeting is called to iron out the differences on issue of the structure of the Theatre Commands. Background: The war fighting structure of the …

Delimitation in Jammu and Kashmir

Topic covered: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. Delimitation in Jammu and Kashmir: Context: For Assembly elections to be held in Jammu and Kashmir, delimitation of seats will be necessary. What is delimitation and why is it needed? The Delimitation Commission for Jammu and Kashmir was constituted by the …

Shifting of jurisdiction of a High Court

Topics Covered: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions. Shifting of jurisdiction of a High Court: Context: The Lakshadweep administration has mooted a proposal to shift its legal jurisdiction from the Kerala High Court to the Karnataka High Court. Background: The proposal was initiated by the administration after several litigations were moved …