[Mission 2022] InstaMotivation@9pm – You Will Never See Me Fall by Joyce Alcantara

You may see me struggle, but you won’t see me fall. Regardless if I’m weak or not, I’m going to stand tall.   Everyone says life is easy, but truly living it is not. Times get hard, people struggle and constantly get put on the spot.   I’m going to wear the biggest smile, even …

[Mission 2022] QUIZ – 2021: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 14 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 …

Insights into Editorial: Protecting India’s natural laboratories

  Introduction: Like social diversity, India’s geodiversity, or variety of the geological and physical elements of nature, is unique. India has tall mountains, deep valleys, sculpted landforms, long-winding coastlines, hot mineral springs, active volcanoes, diverse soil types, mineralised areas, and globally important fossil-bearing sites. It is long known as the world’s ‘natural laboratory’ for geo-scientific …

[MISSION 2022] SECURE 2022 : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 14 October 2021

    Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  MISSION – 2022: YEARLONG TIMETABLE Join IPM 3.0 to get an assured review of 2 secure answers everyday   General Studies – 1   Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 1. The Ring of Fire, …

In the era of competition and commercialisation, it is a herculean task to sustain as a leader who stays true to their ethics. Analyse.

Topic: Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion 7. In the era of competition and commercialisation, it is a herculean task to sustain as a leader who stays true to their ethics. Analyse. (150 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Ethics, Integrity and …

The convergence of technology and terrorism represents the worst kind of feedback loop between the real and the virtual. States, meanwhile, are struggling to respond to this convergence and to balance the imperatives of national security and the freedoms afforded in cyberspace. Critically Analyse.

Topic: Security challenges and their management in border areas – linkages of organized crime with terrorism. 6. The convergence of technology and terrorism represents the worst kind of feedback loop between the real and the virtual. States, meanwhile, are struggling to respond to this convergence and to balance the imperatives of national security and the …

The Climate finance has remained skewed towards mitigation, without ensuring a balance between adaptation and mitigation. Discuss the various mechanisms to achieve Climate finance.

Topic: Disaster and disaster management. 5. The Climate finance has remained skewed towards mitigation, without ensuring a balance between adaptation and mitigation. Discuss the various mechanisms to achieve Climate finance. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu Why the question: Media reports have claimed that developed countries are inching closer to the target of …

Amidst all the turmoil, the primary principle in any action towards Afghanistan should be guided by humanitarian concerns. Examine.

Topic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate. 4. Amidst all the turmoil, the primary principle in any action towards Afghanistan should be guided by humanitarian concerns. Examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: The Hindu Why the question: The Group of 20 (G20) has agreed to work together to avoid a humanitarian …

Public order and Police fall entirely in the State sphere, the responsibility of a State Government in regard to these two subjects should be fully respected. However, to meet the security needs of the country, centre can deploy Suo motu its forces in a State. 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. Public order and Police fall entirely in the State sphere, the responsibility of a State Government in regard to these two subjects should be …

Deltas are incredibly diverse and ecologically as well as economically important ecosystems. Analyse the threats posed by anthropogenic activities to deltas.

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 2. Deltas are incredibly diverse and ecologically as well as economically important ecosystems. Analyse the threats posed by anthropogenic activities to deltas. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 1 …

The Ring of Fire, also referred to as the Circum-Pacific Belt, is a path along the Pacific Ocean characterized by active volcanoes and frequent earthquakes. Discuss the reasons for it.

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 1. The Ring of Fire, also referred to as the Circum-Pacific Belt, is a path along the Pacific Ocean characterized by active volcanoes and frequent earthquakes. Discuss the reasons for it. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of …