[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 09 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 …

Death in US gene therapy study – Ethical issues

GS Paper 4 Syllabus: Application of Ethics   Source: Associated Press Context: The lone volunteer in a unique study involving a gene-editing technique has died – this has raised concerns regarding the cause behind and ethical issues behind gene editing technology.    Terry Horgan, a 27-year-old died last month. He was under trial with a …

Loss and damage funding officially included in the COP27 agenda

GS  Paper 3 Syllabus: Bilateral, Regional and Global Groupings and Agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests   Source: DTE  Context: At the 27th Conference of Parties (COP27) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, countries have agreed to discuss providing financial support to address loss and damage …

India’s counter-terror diplomacy and challenges ahead

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Bilateral, Regional and Global Groupings and Agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests   Source: The Hindu Context: The decision to host the United Nations Security Council’s Counter-Terrorism Committee (UNSC-CTC) is one of several events planned by the Government of India to strengthen its counter-terror diplomacy.   How India is strengthening …

Inclusion of Dalit Christians, Dalit Muslims in SC list

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Polity   Source: The Hindu  Context: Case for the inclusion of Dalit Christians and Dalit Muslims on the list of Scheduled Castes is being heard in the Supreme court. In 2019 rejected the possibility of including Dalit Christians as members of SCs. Central Government justification for the exclusion of Dalit Christians and Dalit …

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EDITORIAL ANALYSIS :   The Uniform Civil Code

  Source: The Hindu   Prelims:Uniform civil Code, Directive Principles of State Policy etc Mains GS Paper II:Government policies and interventions for development of various sectors, weaker sections of society and interventions for their development etc   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS Gujaratjoined the list of States that have called for implementing the Uniform Civil Code (UCC).    INSIGHTS …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS:Madrasas face an existential crisis

Source: The Hindu, The Hindu, The Hindu   Prelims:Madrasas, Article 25, Article 26, Article 30 etc Mains GS Paper II:Government policies and interventions for development of various sectors, weaker sections of society and interventions for their development etc   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS The Uttar Pradesh government’s decision to undertake a survey of madrasashas raised serious concerns over …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS: Content moderation through co-regulation

Source: The Hindu   Prelims:Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021, Grievance Appellate Committees (GACs), EU- Digital Services Act (DSA) etc Mains GS Paper II:Challenges to internal security through communication networks, the role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security; money-laundering and its prevention etc …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS: No consensus’ is derailing counter-terror diplomacy

Source: The Hindu, UN Prelims:Current events of international importance(UNSC, CTC, NMFT, FATF etc)   Mains GS Paper II:Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate etc   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS India hosted the special session of the United Nations Security Council’s Counter-Terrorism Committee (UNSC-CTC) last month. It focused on new and emerging technologies. Other important events: …

[MISSION 2023] SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 9 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: Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India. 1. Learning in their …

“The features of character are carved out of adversity.” ― Rick Barnett

Topic: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; 7. What does this quote means to you? (150 words) “The features of character are carved out of adversity.” ― Rick Barnett Difficulty level: Moderate Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper …

“Live your life in such a way that you’ll be remembered for your kindness, compassion, fairness, character, benevolence, and a force for good who had much respect for life, in general.” – Germany Kent

Topic : Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; 6. What does this quote means to you? (150 words) “Live your life in such a way that you’ll be remembered for your kindness, compassion, fairness, character, benevolence, and a force for good who had much respect for …