[ Day 26 – July 15, 2022] 75 Days Mains Revision Plan 2022 – International Relations & Ethics

International Relations Q1. India would have to advance its “national interests” by identifying and exploiting opportunities created by global contradictions. Comment. 10M Q2. The success of Quad will be determined by its ability to emerge as a forum that will shoulder underlying realities in the Indo-Pacific. Discuss. 15M   Ethics Quotation-Based Question: Q3. “We can …

[ INSTA Ethics ] : Human values- lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators- Part 2

  What does leadership mean? Leadership is the art of motivating a group of people to act towards achieving a common goal. Behavioral theories suggest that leadership skills aren’t ingrained and can be taught – people can obtain leadership qualities through teaching and learning these skills over time.   Ethical leadership: Ethical leadership is the art of leading people …

Genomics

 GSPaper-3 Syllabus: Science and Technology   Source: WHO Context: WHO’s Science Council launches report calling for an equitable expansion of genomics. (This article is in continuation of the previous one on CRISPR Gene editing) Genomics is the study of the complete set of DNA (including all of its genes) in a person or other organism. A …

Centre relaxes norms for adjusting states’ off-budget borrowings

 GSPaper-2 Syllabus: Government budgeting, issues related to planning and mobilization of resources etc   Source: Moneycontrol.com   Context: The Centre has relaxed norms for adjusting states’ off-budget loans and said such liabilities of the last fiscal year can be adjusted against their borrowing ceilings for the next four years till March 2026. The move will …

I2U2 summit: UAE to invest $2 billion to develop integrated food parks across India

 GSPaper-2 Syllabus: Global grouping involving India, I2U2 etc   Source: Indian Express,   Context: The United Arab Emirates announced an investment of USD 2 billion to develop a series of integrated food parks across India as part of efforts by the four-nation grouping I2U2 (India-Israel-UAE-USA) to help tackle food insecurity in South Asia and the …

BBBP to be extended to all districts

 GSPaper-2 Syllabus: Welfare schemes for women Source: Indian Express   Context: Beti Bachao Beti Padhao will now be extended across the country. BBBP is the Centre’s flagship programme (under the Women and Child Development Ministry)  for women’s empowerment, which focuses on the education of girls child and improving the sex ratio. It was launched in January …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Is protectionism compatible with liberalization?

Source: The Hindu Prelims: Protectionism, liberalization, LPG reforms etc Mains GS Paper III: Government planning, mobilization of resources, LPG reforms, protectionism etc ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS Since 2014, India has on average seen a 5% rise in average tariff rates. Economists Arvind Subramanian and Shoumitro Chatterjee said, India has raised import tariffs on over 3200 goods from …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 15 July 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 …

Sansad TV: 75 Years: Laws that Shaped India- The Mental Healthcare Act, 2017

    Introduction: The Mental Healthcare Act is a landmark law passed by the Parliament in 2017. This law provided every Indian citizen the “right to access mental healthcare.” Additionally, it recognises new patient’s rights and emphasises medical attention for those attempting to take their lives. This historical law for the first decriminalised suicide. Status …