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  CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE FOR KPSC KAS Prelims Cum Mains Batch 4 Dharwad (Offline)   Dear students, InsightsIAS has been successfully guiding students for UPSC Civil Services examination for the pass 8 years in the offline mode and for the past 11 years in the online mode. The strategy followed in different courses coupled …

[FLAT 50% Discount] CSAT FOUNDATION COURSE FOR UPSC CSE 2024 | Offline in Delhi & Online | Starts on 4th September 2023

      Starts on: 4th September, 2023 Fee: Rs. 11,800/- FLAT 50% Discount: Celebrate Independence Day with a discount until 19th August 2023, till 11:59 PM. Fee after 50% discount: Rs. 5900/-   SUBSCRIBE HERE VIEW THE TIMETABLE HERE     Dear Student,   The UPSC CSE Prelims 2023- CSAT Paper showcased that it …

[COMPILATION] QUED ( Questions from Editorials ) – July 2023

  Click the following links to download Compilation of QUED ( Questions from Editorials ) (July 2023) Insights July 2023 QUED Quiz Questions Insights July 2023 QUED Quiz Compilation    Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE for Motivation and Fast Updates Subscribe to our YouTube Channel HERE to watch Motivational and New analysis videos

Sansad TV: The Global Debate- Demographic Imbalance

    Demographic Dividend: Demographic dividend, as defined by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) means, “the economic growth potential that can result from shifts in a population’s age structure, mainly when the share of the working-age population (15 to 64) is larger than the non-working-age share of the population (14 and younger, and 65 and …

[Mission 2024] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 14 August 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 …

Hydropower Dams in Arunachal Pradesh

Mapping Source: PIB  Context: The Indian government and the Arunachal Pradesh government have collaborated to revive and execute 12 stalled hydroelectric power projects in the state. These projects, with a combined installed capacity of around 11,517 MW, have been allotted to Hydro Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) (under the Ministry of Power). Arunachal Pradesh has high …

Asian Elephant

Facts For Prelims   Source: PIB Context: Union Minister Shri Bhupender Yadav, addressing World Elephant Day, highlighted India’s vital role in conserving wild Asian elephants due to its largest population.   Status of Elephants in India: India has about 30,000 Asian Elephants, which is the world’s largest population of the species (More than 60% of …

Inclusive Conservation Initiative (ICI)

Facts For Prelims Source: DTE    Context: A recent report focusing on the first phase of the Inclusive Conservation Initiative (ICI) highlights that although there has been an increase in funding commitments for Indigenous Peoples and local communities (IP and LC) to enhance conservation efforts, the overall funding landscape for them remains largely unchanged. The …

New Soil Health Card Scheme

Facts For Prelims Source: PIB  Context: The Soil Health Cards (SHCs) Scheme, initiated in 2014-15, involves soil sampling, testing, and issuance of soil health cards to assist all farmers in the country. These cards provide insights into soil nutrient status and recommend appropriate nutrient dosages for enhancing soil fertility and health.   New Developments: The …

IMF Quota Review

Facts For Prelims Source: TH  Context: Reserve Bank Governor Shaktikanta Das has called for the timely completion of the 16th general review of quotas at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), highlighting its potential to enable the IMF to better support distressed nations.   Issues highlighted by RBI: IMF’s funding conditions often lead countries in urgent …

Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam

Facts for Prelims (FFP)    Source: TH  Context: The Ministry of External Affairs has defended the inclusion of the Sanskrit term “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” (The world is one family) in the G-20 logo. Moreover, India will use the English version of the phrase – “One Earth, One Family, One Future” – in summary documents and outcome …

How climate change is killing languages

Content for Mains Enrichment Source: DTE Climate change-induced forced migration is causing language extinction, particularly in regions rich in languages. Environmental disasters like floods and storms are displacing people, leading to language loss. Migration for economic benefits also drives language shift, as seen with Indigenous languages in the US and Australia. Environmental-driven migration in vulnerable …

Teaching in the mother tongue

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Polity, Social Justice – Education   Source: TOI  Context: The article underscores the significance of teaching children in their mother tongue for better comprehension, enhanced learning, and cultural preservation.    Historical Efforts: Mahatma Gandhi believed that English as a primary medium created a divide between elites and the masses, hindering knowledge …

Bill introduced: Reforms in Indian Criminal Law

GS Paper 2   Syllabus: Governance: Indian Criminal Justice System   Source: PIB   Context: Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation introduced three bills in the Lok Sabha, namely the Bhartiya Nyaya Sanhita Bill 2023, the Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita Bill 2023, and the Bharatiya Sakshya Bill 2023.   Aim: These bills replace the …