Intensive Bridge Course for GS2 Mains 2021: GS2 beyond Polity

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[Mission 2022] ದೈನಂದಿನ ಪ್ರಚಲಿತ ಘಟನೆಗಳು ದಿನಾಂಕ – 2ನೇ ನವೆಂಬರ 2021

    ಪರಿವಿಡಿ: ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆ 3: 1. 2070 ರ ವೇಳೆಗೆ ನಿವ್ವಳ ಇಂಗಾಲ ಶೂನ್ಯ ಹೊರಸೂಸುವಿಕೆಯನ್ನು ಸಾಧಿಸಲಿರುವ ಭಾರತ. 2. COP26 ಹವಾಮಾನ ಸಮ್ಮೇಳನ. 3. ಪಟಾಕಿಗಳ ಮೇಲೆ ಪೂರ್ಣ ಪ್ರಮಾಣದ ನಿಷೇಧದ ಸಾಧ್ಯತೆ. 4. ಬಾಟಮ್ ಟ್ರಾಲಿಂಗ್ ಮತ್ತು ಸಂಬಂಧಿತ ಸಮಸ್ಯೆಗಳು. 5. ಗಿನ್ನೆಸ್ ದಾಖಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಗಂಗಾ ಮಿಷನ್.   ಪೂರ್ವಭಾವಿ ಪರೀಕ್ಷೆಗೆ ಸಂಬಂಧಿಸಿದ ವಿದ್ಯಮಾನಗಳು: 1. ಗಂಗಾ ನದಿ ಡಾಲ್ಫಿನ್‌ ಗಳಿಗಾಗಿ ಸಂರಕ್ಷಣಾ ಮಾರ್ಗದರ್ಶಿ ಸೂತ್ರಗಳು. 2. BASIC ದೇಶಗಳು. …

[Mission 2022] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 4 November 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 …

At COP26, T.N. teenager tells leaders that youth are angry:

GS Paper 4 Topics Covered: Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service.   Context: Vinisha Umashankar from Tamil Nadu recently spoke on clean energy at a meeting that discussed clean technology and innovation as part of the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP26) in Glasgow. Among her audience were world leaders, including British Prime …

The 2006 Supreme Court ruling on police reforms

GS Paper 3 Topics Covered: Important security agencies.   The 2006 Supreme Court ruling on police reforms Context: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) core advisory group on criminal justice system reforms has made the following recommendations to the Ministry of Home Affairs: The Union Home Ministry and the State Governments should set up police complaints authorities …

Cairn to begin process to end tax dispute:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.   tax dispute: Context: Cairn Energy has entered into certain undertakings with India which would allow for the refund of taxes under a billion-dollar dispute.   What’s the issue? In December 2020, a three-member international …

What are Infrastructure investment trusts (InvITs)?

GS Paper 3 Topics Covered: Investment models.   Context: Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan will be the anchor investors for the Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvIT) of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) with each picking up 25% stake. Besides, NHAI would retain a minimum of 15% equity and the rest …

Palestinian PM calls for Indian support:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   Context: Indian and Palestinian Prime Ministers held meetings in Glasgow recently on the sidelines of the COP26 summit.   Outcomes of the meet: Palestine asked India to play a stabilising role in West Asia by …

Insights into Editorial: What is the Global Methane Pledge, and why is methane significant for climate change?

  Context: The Global Methane Pledge was launched at the ongoing UN COP26 climate conference in Glasgow. So far, over 90 countries have signed this pledge, which is an effort led jointly by the United States and the European Union. Methane is the second-most abundant greenhouse gas in the atmosphere, after carbon dioxide, and, therefore, …

[MISSION 2022] SECURE 2022 : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 4 November 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. Explain the reasons …

What do you understand by public morality? Explain with examples.

Topic: moral and political attitudes. 7. What do you understand by public morality? Explain with examples. (150 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4 and part of ‘Quotes Wednesdays’ in Mission-2022 Secure. Directive word:  Explain – Clarify the topic by giving a …

Discuss the benefits of 5G technology, its potential and challenges for implementation on a large scale in India.

Topic: Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology. 6. Discuss the benefits of 5G technology, its potential and challenges for implementation on a large scale in India. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: The Hindu Why the question:  Many Indian telecom companies have sought government approvals for trial …

India still has a long way to go to bridge the gender gap in access and use of financial services. Comment

Topic: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it. 5. India still has a long way to go to bridge the gender gap in access and use of financial services. Comment (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Live Mint Why the question: As per the All India Debt and Investment Survey (AIDIS), 20% of rural women …

The global multilateral institutions are inherently politicised and have often failed to represent the real multinational issues and changing power dynamics within their grouping. Critically comment.

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. 4. The global multilateral institutions are inherently politicised and have often failed to represent the real multinational issues and changing power dynamics within their grouping. Critically comment. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: Live Mnt Why the question: The observations on …

Operation Cactus enhanced India’s prestige enormously and showed our efficiency and capability to mount a successful operation at short notice. Comment.

Topic: Post-independence consolidation. 3. Operation Cactus enhanced India’s prestige enormously and showed our efficiency and capability to mount a successful operation at short notice. Comment. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Indian Express Why the question: On November 3, 1988, a group of Maldivians assisted by a Sri Lankan militant organisation unsuccessfully attempted to overthrow …

Why there are seasonal variations in the Indian monsoons? Strong monsoon may not always be a welcome news for farmers. Critically Analyse.

Topic: geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes. 2. Why there are seasonal variations in the Indian monsoons? Strong monsoon may not always be a welcome news for farmers. Critically Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights …