[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 04 November 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 …

There has been a persistent decline in poverty in India

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Issues related to poverty   Source: The Hindu  Context: The recent release of National Family Health Survey (NFHS) data for 2019-21 allows a detailed examination of progress in reducing absolute poverty and related variables such as nutrition.   Background: The NFHS survey is an attempt to provide estimates of a multidimensional …

[MISSION 2023] SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 4 November 2022

Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers.   How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  MISSION – 2023: YEARLONG TIMETABLE Join IPM 4.0 to get an assured review of 2 secure answers everyday   General Studies – 1   Topic: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc. 1. …

A moral compass helps provide an objective standard to help each of us define and address our ethical or moral weaknesses. Elaborate.

Topic: laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance; 7. A moral compass helps provide an objective standard to help each of us define and address our ethical or moral weaknesses. Elaborate. (150 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude by Lexicon Publications. Why the question: The question is part of …

Explain the core elements of Buddhist ethics.

Topic: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators 6. Explain the core elements of Buddhist ethics. (150 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: plato.stanford.edu Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4. Directive: Explain – Give a detailed account …

Landslides are unparalleled catastrophes. Landslides are among the major hydro-geological hazards that affect large parts of India besides the Himalayas. The dangers of not taking ecological challenges related to deforestation seriously is making landslides more catastrophic. Analyse.

Topic: Disaster and disaster management. 5. Landslides are unparalleled catastrophes. Landslides are among the major hydro-geological hazards that affect large parts of India besides the Himalayas. The dangers of not taking ecological challenges related to deforestation seriously is making landslides more catastrophic. Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India Why the question: …

Do you think that climate engineering is a good strategy to overcome the challenges posed by global warming? State your opinion.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment 4. Do you think that climate engineering is a good strategy to overcome the challenges posed by global warming? State your opinion. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: en.wikipedia.org Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 3 …

Policy-makers have given a higher priority to the poverty-reducing properties of inclusive growth rather than growth per se that has resulted in in the reduction of absolute poverty in the past couple of decades. Discuss.

Topic: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it. 3. Policy-makers have given a higher priority to the poverty-reducing properties of inclusive growth rather than growth per se that has resulted in in the reduction of absolute poverty in the past couple of decades. Discuss. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: Indian Express Why the question:  …

Discuss the importance of Black Sea Grain Initiative. Do you think this can prevent escalating global food prices emanating from supply chain disruptions?

Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. 2.  Discuss the importance of Black Sea Grain Initiative. Do you think this can prevent escalating global food prices emanating from supply chain disruptions?  (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu Why the question: In a move that …

Throw light on various types of volcanic landforms. Many volcanic eruptions and earthquakes occur around the rim of the Pacific Ocean. Why?

Topic: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc. 1. Throw light on various types of volcanic landforms. Many volcanic eruptions and earthquakes occur around the rim of the Pacific Ocean. Why? (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Indian Express , Insights on India Why the question: The ground is shaking and swelling …