[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 16 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 …

Health as the focus of air pollution policy

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Governance/ Environment Conservation   Source: The Hindu  Direction: This is from an editorial article. A few unique points can be noted down.  Context: The deterioration of winter air quality in north India has once again brought to light the negative impacts of air pollution on health, particularly among the most vulnerable …

Sansad TV: Perspective- e-RUPI : Digital Currency Push

    Introduction: The Reserve Bank of India will soon commence limited pilot launches of the digital rupee for specific use cases. A concept note on the Central Bank Digital Currency was released on Friday. It explains the objectives, choices, benefits and risks of issuing digital rupee. The 51-page document also discusses key considerations such …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS: Undermining federalism, eroding States’ autonomy

Source: The Hindu   Prelims: Current events of national importance(Federalism, NITI Ayog, off-budget borrowing etc) Mains GS Paper II & III: Functions and responsibilities of the union and the states, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure etc   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS The Cabinet Resolution of 2015 constituting the National Institution for Transforming India (NITI …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : No money for Terror

 Source: Indian Express Directions: continuation of editorial: NO consensus is derailing counter-terror diplomacy   Prelims: Current events of international importance(Terrorism, FATF, UNSCR resolution 1267 etc Mains GS Paper II: Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate, Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security etc   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS …

[MISSION 2023] SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 16 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: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and …

“A person’s ethics and character are not tested in good times. It is only in bad times that a person shows how steadfast he is to his dharma.” ― Amish Tripathi

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) “A person’s ethics and character are not tested in good times. It is only in bad times that a person shows how steadfast he is to his dharma.” ― Amish …

We see morality in speeches and writings. We do not find it in practice.” ― Periyar E.V. Ramasamy

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) We see morality in speeches and writings. We do not find it in practice.” ― Periyar E.V. Ramasamy Difficulty level: Easy Why the question: The question is part of the …

The Intelligence and counter-terror specialist agencies must begin to anticipate how to deal with ‘new era terrorists’, recruited over the Internet as they pose a great challenge to internal security of the country. Analyse.

Topic: Linkages between development and spread of extremism. 5. The Intelligence and counter-terror specialist agencies must begin to anticipate how to deal with ‘new era terrorists’, recruited over the Internet as they pose a great challenge to internal security of the country. Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: Insights on India Why the question: …

A judicious mix of security and developmental interventions would go a long way in tackling Maoist threat. Discuss.

Topic: Linkages between development and spread of extremism. 4.  A judicious mix of security and developmental interventions would go a long way in tackling Maoist threat. Discuss. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 3 and mentioned …

Indian climate startups are leveraging technology to help the country achieve sustainability in the long run. From new-age battery technology for vehicles to waste management technology to adopting renewable energy — Indian startups are leaving no stones unturned to fight climate change. In what ways, could they be promoted and scaled up on a greater scale?

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment 3. Indian climate startups are leveraging technology to help the country achieve sustainability in the long run. From new-age battery technology for vehicles to waste management technology to adopting renewable energy — Indian startups are leaving no stones unturned to …

The worsening winter air quality in north India has yet again brought into public focus the harmful effects of air pollution on our health. This public health emergency has resulted in calls for health to be made central to air pollution policymaking. Critically analyse.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 2. The worsening winter air quality in north India has yet again brought into public focus the harmful effects of air pollution on our health. This public health emergency has resulted in calls for health to …

The government must notice various factors adversely affecting heritage places and view them through the lenses of conservation in order to protect cultural heritage as well as to promote sustainable tourism.

Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1. The government must notice various factors adversely affecting heritage places and view them through the lenses of conservation in order to protect cultural heritage as well as to promote sustainable tourism. (250 words) Difficulty level: …

100% Scholarship for OGP 2023 Batch 8 to SC/ST Students | Scholarship Test on 19th Nov. 2022

    Hello Dear Student, We are delighted to announce a 100% scholarship for our OGP 2023 Batch 8 to SC/ST Students who obtain eligibility in the scholarship test that will be conducted on 19th Nov. 2022 in both the online mode and offline mode.   Eligibility : Ranks 1-25 in SC Category : 100% …