[Mission 2022] QUIZ – 2021: Insights Current Affairs Quiz , 3 February 2022

  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 2022. It is not a test of your knowledge. If you score less, please …

[Mission 2022] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 03 FEBRUARY 2022

  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 …

ISRO demonstrates hack-proof quantum communication:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Developments in Science and Technology.   Context: In a major step forward towards satellite-based quantum communication, scientists from Ahmedabad-based Space Applications Centre and Physical Research Laboratory successfully demonstrated quantum entanglement. Using real-time Quantum Key Distribution (QKD), they conducted hack-proof communication between two places separated by 300 meters.   Significance: Quantum …

Electoral Bonds:

GS Paper 2: 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.   Context: Electoral bonds worth ₹1,213 crore were sold by the SBI in January. Most of them (₹784.84 crore) were encashed in the New Delhi branch, …

Kerala’s proposal to limit Lokayukta’s powers:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.   Context: The Kerala government has proposed to amend the Kerala Lok Ayukta Act with an ordinance. This move has drawn criticism from the opposition.   Changes proposed: The government can “either accept or reject the verdict …

Motion of thanks to the president:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these.   Context: The President’s speech at the start of the Budget Session usually highlights the government’s achievements over the past year and outlines targets and plans for the future. This speech …

[Mission 2022] ದೈನಂದಿನ ಪ್ರಚಲಿತ ಘಟನೆಗಳು ದಿನಾಂಕ – 2ನೇ ಫೆಬ್ರುವರಿ 2022

    ಪರಿವಿಡಿ:  ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆ  2 : 1. ನ್ಯಾಯಾಂಗ ನಿಂದನೆ.   ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ ಪತ್ರಿಕೆ 3: 1. ಕೇಂದ್ರ ಬಜೆಟ್ 2022-23 ರ ಮುಖ್ಯಾಂಶಗಳು. 2. ‘ನಲ್ ಸೇ ಜಲ್’ ಯೋಜನೆ. 3. ಕೇಂದ್ರ ಬಜೆಟ್‌ನಲ್ಲಿ ಐದು ನದಿ ಜೋಡಣೆ ಯೋಜನೆಗಳ ಘೋಷಣೆ. 4. ಅಂತರರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೀಯ ಮಧ್ಯಸ್ಥಿಕೆ ಕೇಂದ್ರ. 5. ಬಜೆಟ್‌ನಲ್ಲಿ ಸೀತಾರಾಮನ್ ಘೋಷಿಸಿದ ಡಿಜಿಟಲ್ ರೂಪಾಯಿ ಎಂದರೇನು?   ಪೂರ್ವಭಾವಿ ಪರೀಕ್ಷೆಗೆ ಸಂಬಂಧಿಸಿದ ಸಂಗತಿಗಳು: 1. ಪೀಪಲ್ಸ್ ಲಿಬರೇಶನ್ ಆರ್ಮಿ …

[MISSION 2022] SECURE 2022 : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 3 February 2022

    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 4.0 to get an assured review of 2 secure answers everyday   General Studies – 1   Topic: Effect of Globalization on Indian Society 1. Discuss the various implications …

“Morality which does not evolve with time becomes an outdated, obsolete and a burdensome dogma”. Critically analyze

Topic: Ethics and Human interface: The essence of ethics, determinants, and consequences of ethics in human interactions. 7. “Morality which does not evolve with time becomes an outdated, obsolete and a burdensome dogma”. Critically analyze (10M) Why the question? Perpetuation of age-old morality creates problems in society, you can keep in mind issues such as …

‘Self-denial’ is at the core of many problems that one faces both in their personal and professional lives in the present times. Discuss.

Topic: Emotional intelligence: Concepts of emotional intelligence 6. ‘Self-denial’ is at the core of many problems that one faces both in their personal and professional lives in the present times. Discuss. (15M) Thursday: Abstract questions based on current events Why the question? Rising cases of unhappiness amongst individuals in the society in recent times; particularly …

Despite the rising carbon footprint of Digital technologies, the same technologies are likely to be crucial to any move to a low-carbon world. Elaborate

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 5. Despite the rising carbon footprint of Digital technologies, the same technologies are likely to be crucial to any move to a low-carbon world. Elaborate (250 words) Difficulty level: MOderate Reference:  Indian Express Why the question: Digital Technologies have a high carbon footprint but the link is …

The role of the governor is of a sagacious counsellor, mediator and arbitrator rather than that of an active politician. Comment.

Topic: Governor— Functioning, Powers & Privileges and Issues Arising out of these. 4. The role of the governor is of a sagacious counsellor, mediator and arbitrator rather than that of an active politician. Comment. (250 Words)  Difficulty Level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu Why the question: Controversies regarding the role of the Governor in the Indian …