[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 26 December 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 …

Late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s Contributions

GS Paper 4 Syllabus: Moral Thinkers   Source: Indian Express, The Hindu  Context: It is worthwhile to note how former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, whose 98th birth anniversary, was celebrated recently (December 25), played an important role in the nation’s development.   Values that can be learnt from the life of Atal Bihari Vajpayee: …

The dark pattern on the internet: How companies are tricking their users

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers   Source: TH  Direction: The article tries to explain the meaning of a relatively new term – Dark pattern on the internet.  Context: Some Internet-based firms have been tricking users by deploying “dark patterns,” which are also known as “deceptive patterns.” What are …

Data on polluted rivers

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Environment Conservation   Source: The Hindu  Context: The number of polluted stretches in India’s rivers has fallen from 351 in 2018 to 311 in 2022 though the number of most polluted stretches is practically unchanged, according to a report from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)   No change/ slight change in …

Sansad TV: Committee Report- Medical Device Industry in Sunshine Sector

  Introduction: Vaccines, drugs and medical devices are the three vital pillars of the modern healthcare industry. The current market size of the medical devices sector in India is estimated to be USD 11 billion and its share in the global medical device market is estimated to be 1.5%. India is the 4th largest market …

Sansad TV: Committee Report- India- Preferred Investment Destination

    Introduction: The Parliamentary Committee appreciates the efforts made by the Government in taking proactive steps to attract investment and promote domestic manufacturing. The Committee is hopeful that these measures will help in realising the goal of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ and making India a global manufacturing hub. It recommends the government to ensure that the …

Sansad TV: Diplomatic Dispatch- Nuclear Deterrence in Contemporary World

  Nuclear Deterrence: The strategic concept of deterrence aims to prevent war. It is the justification virtually every nuclear state uses for maintaining nuclear arsenals. The concept of deterrence can be defined as the use of threats by one party to convince another party to refrain from initiating some course of action. The concept of nuclear …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Forest rights and heritage conservation

  Source: The Hindu   Prelims: UNESCO, SC/ST, Forest Rights Act (FRA) etc Mains GS Paper I and II: Conservation of Environment, Environmental impact assessment, FRA-positives and negatives etc ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS Of the 39 areas declared by UNESCO in 2012 as being critical for biodiversity in the Western Ghats, 10 are in   INSIGHTS ON …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Constitutional silences, unconstitutional inaction

  Source: The Hindu Prelims: Parliamentary democracy, Article 200, Article 201, Functions and responsibilities of Governor, state legislature etc Mains GS Paper II: State Legislature -Structure, organization, functioning and conduct of business etc   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS The Constitution was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on 26th November, 1949. deliberate gaps were left for a future …

[Mission 2023] Insights SECURE SYNOPSIS: 22 December 2022

  NOTE: Please remember that following ‘answers’ are NOT ‘model answers’. They are NOT synopsis too if we go by definition of the term. What we are providing is content that both meets demand of the question and at the same   General Studies – 1   Topic: Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country. …

[Mission 2023] Insights SECURE SYNOPSIS: 17 December 2022

  NOTE: Please remember that following ‘answers’ are NOT ‘model answers’. They are NOT synopsis too if we go by definition of the term. What we are providing is content that both meets demand of the question and at the same Answer the following questions in 150 words: General Studies – 1   1. Globalization …