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[ Day 9 – June 28, 2022] 75 Days Mains Revision Plan 2022 – World History & Ethics

World History: Q1. Discuss in brief the contributions of India towards decolonization efforts across the world? 10M Q2. Shed a light on the impact of the cold war on Asia, detailing the conflicts in Korea and Vietnam. 15M   Ethics: Q3. What do you understand by the term ‘cohabitation’? How will ‘cohabitation’ impact the ethical …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 28 June 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 …

What was APJ Abdul Kalam’s oath for Civil Servants?

GS Paper 4:  Syllabus: Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and the world.   Kalam gave a five-point oath for civil servants which revolved around literacy, the status of women, integrity, environment, PURA and employment. Kalam words for Civil Servant: He always encouraged the civil servants to be creative and follow the innovative …

Whether resources can be efficiently organised in a centrally planned economy

GS Paper 3: Syllabus: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilisation of resources, growth, development and employment.   Context: Basic economy concept for Mains and economy/Sociology optional Socialist calculation debate: Whether centrally planned economies can allocate scarce resources efficiently? The debate was between the Austrian school economists Ludwig von Mises and Friedrich Hayek on …

Oceans Great Dying 2.0

GS Paper 3:  Syllabus: Environment: Environmental pollution and degradation   Context: Scientists from Stanford University, warn of imminent mass annihilation of marine species similar to the Permian extinction (250 million years ago) that wiped out most lives in oceans     What is Permian extinction? Permian extinction (or the “Great Dying”) was caused by global warming …

Many in Andhra get SMS on vaccination without taking a jab

GS Paper 2: Syllabus: Issues related to the management of the social sector related to health, and schemes for vulnerable sections of society.   Context: Several senior citizens and adult citizens in Andhra Pradesh who have not visited any vaccine centre after the second dose were taken aback on receipt of messages that they had …

NATO to raise its response force from 40,000 to 3 lakh troops

GS Paper 2: Syllabus: Bilateral, regional and global grouping involving India or affecting India’s interests.     Context: NATO will increase the strength of its rapid reaction force(RRF) nearly eightfold to 3,00,000 troops as part of its response to an “era of strategic competition”. The NATO reaction force currently numbers around 40,000 In NATO’s new …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS: Modi’s two Summits: UAE trumps G7

 Source: The Hindu Prelims: Current events of international importance, India-UAE relations, G7 etc. Mains GS Paper II: Significance of UAE for India, Bilateral, regional and global grouping and agreements involving India or affecting India’s interests.   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS The Prime Minister of India is attending two summits this week – he is a special invitee’ …

Sansad TV: The Defenders- Weaponisation of Space

    Outer Space Treaty, 1967: The Outer Space Treaty,formally the Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies, is a treaty that forms the basis of international space law. The Outer Space Treaty prohibits only weapons of mass destructionin outer space, not …