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Insights Weekly Essay Challenges 2023 – Week 141 – In Individuals, insanity is rare; In groups, parties and nations, it is the rule.

Insights Weekly Essay Challenges 2023 – Week 141 Archives 20 August 2023 Write an essay on the following topic in not more than 1000-1200 words: “In Individuals, insanity is rare; In groups, parties and nations, it is the rule.”     Join InsightsIAS Official Telegram Channel for Daily Guidance and Motivation   https://t.me/s/insightsIAStips

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      REGISTER HERE TO TAKE THE TESTS IN THE OFFLINE MODE REGISTER HERE TO TAKE THE TESTS IN THE ONLINE MODE     Dear Student,   There are just 26 days left for UPSC CSE Mains 2023. Before you know it, 15th September will be here to greet you. You may have been …

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[Mission 2024] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 19 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 …

Pig kidney in a human body

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: BS   Context: Surgeons at NYU Langone Health have successfully transplanted a pig’s kidney into a brain-dead man, and the kidney has functioned normally for over a month. This achievement represents the longest duration a pig kidney has survived and worked inside a human recipient, even though the patient …

Wildfires in Canada and Spain

Mapping    Source: DTE  Context: Massive wildfires have wreaked havoc in Canada’s Northwest Territories (town of Yellowknife) and Spain’s Tenerife. In Spain, over 3,000 people were evacuated due to a wildfire that flared up in Tenerife National Park, charring a substantial area of the island. Overall, wildfires have ravaged various parts of the world, including …

India has started manufacturing 38 APIs

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: ET  Context: India’s Union Health Minister, has stated that the country has initiated the domestic production of 38 active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) in the past 1.5 years This achievement has been facilitated through the production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for the pharmaceutical sector. India’s dependence on a single country for …

University Grants Commission releases draft for foreign educational institutes

Facts for Prelims (FFP)    Source: TOI   Context: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has introduced new criteria for assessing and accrediting degrees obtained from international universities. These criteria include restrictions on degrees acquired through distance learning, online learning, and franchise agreements. The guidelines come as foreign universities establish campuses in India and Indian universities …

Kalka-Shimla Railway (KSR)

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: IE  Context: The over 120-year-old Kalka-Shimla Railway (KSR), a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has been severely damaged by heavy rainfall and landslides in Himachal Pradesh.   About KSR:  The Kalka-Shimla railway line (about 96km line; built between 1898-1903 under the direction of Herbert Septimus Harington and dedicated by Lord …

Bengaluru: India’s first 3D-printed post office

Content for Mains Enrichment   Source: IE It has been inaugurated in Bengaluru’s Cambridge Layout. The post office was constructed in just 43 days, ahead of schedule, with technological support from IIT Madras and guidance from Professor Manu Santhanam.   3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, involves creating three-dimensional objects layer by layer using …

Gaps in Registration of Births and Deaths (RBD) Amendment Act

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Government Policies and Intervention   Source: TH  Context: We already discussed the act before, here we do an analysis of the act    Critical analysis of the Act:   About The Registration of Births and Deaths (RBD) Act, 1969 The act makes it compulsory to register births and deaths in India …

Suspensions of Members of Parliament (MPs)

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: GS2- Parliament and State Legislatures   Source: IE  Context: Recent suspensions of Members of Parliament (MPs) have raised concerns about the legality, rationale, and constitutionality of such actions (as per the author). Example: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury’s recent suspension in LS; Sanjay Singh and Raghav Chadha (in Rajya Sabha) Method of Suspending …