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[ Day 33 – July 21, 2023] 75 Days Mains Revision Plan 2023 – Environment & Ethics

  Environment   Q1. Outline the key features of European Union’s Nature Restoration Law. What can South Asian countries learn from it. (10M)   Q2. Amrit Dharohar and MISHTI (Mangrove Initiative for Shoreline Habitats and Tangible Incomes) are aimed at reviving and conserving India’s wetlands and mangroves. Elucidate. (15M)   Ethics   Syllabus: “Ethical issues …

[Mission 2024] Current Affairs Quiz , 21 July 2023

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[Mission 2024] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 21 July 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 …

Surat

Mapping   Source: IE  Context: The Surat Diamond Bourse (SDB) is claimed to be the world’s largest office space in a single project, with an area of 66 lakh square feet. The main objective of the SDB is to expand and shift the diamond trading business from Mumbai to Surat, the hub of diamond cutting …

Fossil shows a pugnacious mammal attacking a dinosaur

  Source: TH  Context: A remarkable fossil discovered in north-eastern China sheds light on the complex interactions between mammals and dinosaurs during the Mesozoic Era, around 125 million years ago. The fossil shows a small badger-like mammal called Repenomamus robustus attacking a medium-sized, plant-eating dinosaur named Psittacosaurus lujiatunensis. The fossil provides evidence of a smaller …

Biofortified foods

  Source: Business Line  Context: The Indian industry aims to create separate branding for biofortified foods, similar to “organic” products, to enhance their popularity. To promote access to nutrient-rich crops, the government is seeking the assistance of the private sector. About Biofortification: Biofortification is a process of enhancing the nutritional content of crops by increasing …

Invest India

  Source: PIB  Context: Ms Nivruti Rai has been appointed as the Managing Director & CEO of Invest India. Ms Rai, a recipient of the prestigious Nari Shakti Puraskar, brings a wealth of experience from her 29-year tenure at Intel, where she led Intel India as Country Head for the past seven years. Invest India …

Credit Guarantee Scheme for Livestock Sector

  Source: PIB  Context: The Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying has launched the “Credit Guarantee Scheme” under the Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund (AHIDF) to support the rural economy by leveraging Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the Livestock sector.   What is Credit Guarantee Fund? The Credit Guarantee Fund is a …

NATO summit

  Source: TH  The recent NATO summit held in Vilnius had several key takeaways: Ukraine’s Presence: The launch of the NATO-Ukraine Council aimed to engage and support Ukraine. New Members: Finland and Sweden’s approval as NATO members showcased the alliance’s commitment to expansion and deterrence against potential threats, including Russia. S. Support: U.S. President Joe …

India has a 3–5-year China+1 window

  Source: Economic Times   Context: World Bank President stated that India has shown resilience and emerged stronger from the pandemic compared to other countries. He expressed optimism, as the country’s focus on growth and job creation is crucial in reducing poverty. Highlighted the “China+1” opportunity, where companies seek alternative manufacturing sites to diversify supply …

Panel of Vice-Chairpersons

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: TH  Context: For the first time in Rajya Sabha history, women have equal representation in the panel of vice-chairpersons.   Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar nominated four women parliamentarians, making up half of the eight-member panel. Among the newly nominated members is S. Phangnon Konyak (She is the first …

Facilitating Investment in the Sustainable Development Goals

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Government Policies and Investment   Source: UNCTAD Context: The UNCTAD released a new publication – “Facilitating Investment in the Sustainable Development Goals”. About the publication: It is part of UNCTAD’s investment advisory series, which provides practical advice and case studies of best policy practices for attracting FDI that contribute to sustainable …

Strengthening Multilateral Development Banks: The Triple Agenda

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Important International Institutions, agencies and fora – their Structure, Mandate   Source: CGDEV  Context: An Independent Expert Group (IEG) that was commissioned by the Indian G20 Presidency has released the ‘Strengthening Multilateral Development Banks: The Triple Agenda’ report.   What are Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs)? An MDB is an international financial …

[MISSION 2024] Insights SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 21 July 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: Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country. 1. While the Green Revolution succeeded in …

You are posted as SP of a district after clearing civil services in your first attempt at the young age of 23. The posted district has incidentally seen many cases of dowry related deaths and violence in the recent past. There are also allegations that police do not register complaints and that they try to arrive at a ‘compromise’ between the victims and the oppressors.

Topic: Case Study. 7. You are posted as SP of a district after clearing civil services in your first attempt at the young age of 23. The posted district has incidentally seen many cases of dowry related deaths and violence in the recent past. There are also allegations that police do not register complaints and that …