EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Concluding on a high note, in Manhattan

  Source: The Hindu   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 concluded its eighth stint in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) at the end of December 2022. INSIGHTS ON THE ISSUE Context …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Religious absolutism undermining the autonomy of the Indian Muslim

  Source: The Hindu   Prelims: Current events of national importance(democracy, Uniform Civil Code (UCC), Minorities etc Mains GS Paper I & II: Social empowerment, development and management of social sectors/services. Minorities and issues associated with them.   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS There is a growing tendency in India to increase the power of Muslim religious organizations …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 21 March 2023

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 ina your mind that might arise(or an examiner might imagine) from each current event. InstaLinks also connect every issue to their …

ICMR releases guidelines for artificial intelligence use in the health sector

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Issues Relating to Development and Management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health   Source: DTE Context: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has released Ethical Guidelines for AI in Healthcare and Biomedical Research to guide the effective, safe development/deployment/adoption of AI-based technologies.   Background: India has a host of frameworks …

Synthesis Report of IPCC AR6

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Conservation, Environmental Pollution and Degradation, Environmental Impact Assessment   Source: TH Context: According to an IPCC report, climate change is a threat to human well-being and planetary health and a window of opportunity to secure a liveable and sustainable future for all is fast closing.   Background: Through its multiple assessment …

OilMin accepts all major Kirit Parikh panel recommendations on gas pricing

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Economy: Energy   Source: BS Context:  The Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry has accepted the main recommendations of the Kirit Parikh committee on natural gas pricing, and will be further recommended by them to the Cabinet soon   What is the Kirit Parikh committee? The committee was constituted last year (2022) to review the existing …

[MISSION 2023] Insights SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 21 March 2023

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: Distribution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian …

It is essential to address cognitive dissonance because it can cause stress and discomfort, and it can lead to poor decision-making. Elaborate.

Topic: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of Family society and educational institutions in inculcating values. 7. It is essential to address cognitive dissonance because it can cause stress and discomfort, and it can lead to poor decision-making. Elaborate. (150 Words) Difficulty Level: Moderate Why …