[ Day 67 – August 24, 2023] 75 Days Mains Revision Plan 2023 – GS3 & Ethics

  Ethics   1)  What do you understand by the following quote? “May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right” 2)  Is there an adequate emphasis on ethical education in our country in the present times? Analyse (10M) Follow us …

[ Day 66 – August 23, 2023] 75 Days Mains Revision Plan 2023 – GS3 & Ethics

  Ethics   Q1. “The pursuit to be ethical should be like a marathon and not a sprint.” Comment (10M) Q2. Can ethical egoism promote welfare when adopted by government in its policies and programmes? Examine (10M) Follow us on our Official TELEGRAM Channel HERE Subscribe to Our Official YouTube Channel HERE Please subscribe to Our podcast channel HERE …

[ Day 65 – August 22, 2023] 75 Days Mains Revision Plan 2023 – GS3 & Ethics

GS3   Q1. Are there any challenges or drawbacks associated with providing legal backing to MSP? If so, what are they? (10M)   Q2. The Jal Jeevan Mission prioritizes involving marginalized and vulnerable communities in decision-making and water management. Elucidate (15M)   Ethics   Q3. While some corporates continue to be moral exemplars in showcasing …

INSIGHTS IAS WEEKLY CURRENT AFFAIRS MAGAZINE : 14 August – 19 August 2023

  Dear Students, Our motto has always been to simplify your UPSC CSE preparation. In pursuance of the above objective, our team decided to improve the magazines further. The new and improved version of our Weekly CA Magazine has several features/changes: No more bullets in the index (a much-requested feature! Yes, we are always listening …

[Mission 2024] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 24 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 …

Japan

Mapping   Source: BBC  Japan is set to release treated radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean, a move that has been met with opposition from neighbouring countries.   The water, which has accumulated since the 2011 tsunami that damaged the plant, will be released over 30 years after being filtered …

1st hydrogen bus in Leh

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: ET  Context: India’s largest power producer, NTPC Ltd, has begun a trial run of its first hydrogen bus in Leh as part of the Green Hydrogen Mobility Project.   The programme: This initiative aims to achieve carbon-neutral status for Ladakh. NTPC plans to establish a hydrogen fuelling station, and …

Dholpur-Karauli tiger reserve in Rajasthan

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: Economic Times   Context: India has established its 54th tiger reserve in the Karauli and Dholpur districts of Rajasthan, following approval from the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA). This new reserve marks Rajasthan’s fifth, joining the existing reserves of Ranthambore, Sariska, Mukundra Hills, and Ramgarh Vishdhari. The Dholpur-Karauli Tiger …

Pfizer’s RSV vaccine

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: livescience  Context: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval to Pfizer’s vaccine, Abrysvo, aimed at safeguarding new-borns from respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) by vaccinating pregnant individuals during the latter stages of pregnancy. Abrysvo has been authorized for use in adults aged 60 and above to protect them …

The Fujiwhara effect

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: IE  Context: The western coast of the United States recently experienced Hurricane Hilary, which transformed into a sub-tropical storm upon reaching the US. This event led to the National Hurricane Centre (NHC) issuing its inaugural tropical storm watch for certain areas of Southern California. California had an exceptionally wet …

Eco-anxiety

Content for Mains Enrichment   Source: CivicScience What is Eco-anxiety? Eco-anxiety refers to a chronic fear or worry about environmental issues and the potential negative impacts of climate change. It is characterized by a sense of distress and anxiety related to the state of the planet’s environment, including concerns about the future well-being of ecosystems, …

ISRO and Chandrayaan-3 mission

GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Science and Technology: Space Science   Source: IE, IE, TOI  Context: The Chandrayaan-3 mission’s successful soft landing on the Moon marks India’s significant achievement, becoming the fourth nation in history to reach the lunar surface.   Historical overview of ISRO’s major programs – satellites, launch vehicles, and planetary exploration. Challenges of …

India is becoming a young country but with an ageing workforce

GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Indian Economy, Unemployment   Source: IE, IE  Context: An analysis of employment data from the Centre for Monitoring the Indian Economy (CMIE) reveals that India’s workforce has undergone a significant ageing trend over the past seven years.   Meaning of ‘India’s Workforce is Aging’: An ageing workforce basically means that if …

India-UK Relationship

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Bilateral Relationship   Source: TH  Context:The article discusses the U.K.-India relationship and the opportunities it presents across various aspects. Various aspects of the India-UK relationship:   The current major bilateral issues between India and the UK include: Extradition of Indian Economic Offenders: The issue pertains to the extradition of Indian economic …

[ Admissions Open ] Insights IAS Anthropology Optional Classes 2024 Batch 2 by Dr. Arjun Bopanna from 18th Sept. 2023

CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE    Fee:  Rs. 35000/- incl. taxes Early Bird Offer : 10% discount till 5th Sept. 2023 Mode : Online & Offline(Offline in Bangalore) Starts from : 18th Sept. 2023   Are you an aspirant preparing for the prestigious UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE)? Do you have Anthropology as your optional subject? …