[Mission 2022] InstaMotivation@9pm – Life Doesn’t Frighten Me By Maya Angelou

Shadows on the wall Noises down the hall Life doesn’t frighten me at all.   Bad dogs barking loud Big ghosts in a cloud Life doesn’t frighten me at all.   Mean old Mother Goose Lions on the loose They don’t frighten me at all.   Dragons breathing flame On my counterpane That doesn’t frighten …

[इनसाइट्स सिक्योर MISSION – 2022] दैनिक सिविल सेवा मुख्य परीक्षा उत्तर लेखन अभ्यास: 1 अक्टूबर 2021

    How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  MISSION – 2022: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   सामान्य अध्ययन– I    विषय: विश्व का इतिहास, जिसमें 18वीं सदी तथा बाद की घटनाएँ यथा औद्योगिक क्रांति, विश्व युद्ध, राष्ट्रीय सीमाओं का पुनःसीमांकन, उपनिवेशवाद, उपनिवेशवाद की समाप्ति, राजनीतिक दर्शन जैसे साम्यवाद, पूंजीवाद, समाजवाद आदि शामिल होंगे, …

[Mission 2022] QUIZ – 2021: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 1 October 2021

  The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs. The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil services preliminary exam 2021. It is not a test of your knowledge. If you score less, please …

[Mission 2022] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 1 October 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 …

UNECE Water Convention and Senegalo-Mauritanian Aquifer Basin:

GS Paper 3 Topics Covered: Conservation and Pollution related issues.   The four West African countries- Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Mauritania and Senegal- have signed a joint declaration to advance transboundary cooperation in the Senegal-Mauritanian Aquifer Basin (SMAB). They have agreed to establish a legal and institutional framework for cooperation on SMAB. This would be the first …

Indian scientists develop reactor for cost-effective production of hydrogen using sunlight and water:

GS Paper 3 Topics Covered: Infrastructure- energy.   Context: Scientists have, for the first time, developed a large-scale reactor which produces a substantial amount of hydrogen using sustainable sources like sunlight and water, which is a cost-effective and sustainable process. They have used an earth-abundant chemical called carbon nitrides as a catalyst for the purpose. This …

National Export Insurance Account (NEIA) Scheme:

GS Paper 3 Topics Covered: Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.   Context: Government approves continuation of the National Export Insurance Account (NEIA) scheme and infusion of Rs. 1,650 crore Grant-in-Aid over 5 years.   Significance of the move: Capital infusion in the NEIA will generate …

Global Roadmap to Defeat Meningitis by 2030:

GS Paper 2 Topics Covered: Issues related to health.   Context: The Global Roadmap to Defeat Meningitis by 2030 was recently released by the World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners. This is the first-ever global strategy to defeat meningitis. It aims to eliminate epidemics of bacterial meningitis and to reduce deaths by 70 per cent …

Antibodies against Nipah virus detected in bats from Kerala:

GS Paper 2 Topics Covered: Issues related to health.   Context: Nipah virus antibodies (IgG antibodies) were detected in bat samples collected by the National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune, from two districts in Kerala where a Nipah infection was confirmed.   Significance of the discovery: Given the current evidence, it has been logically concluded that …