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[Mission 2024] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 7 November 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 …

Cricket: Timed Out

Sports:   Source: IE Context: Sri Lanka’s Angelo Mathews was timed out during a World Cup match (Sri Lanka Vs Bangladesh), a rare incident in international cricket.   What is the Timed Out Rule in Cricket? In cricket, the “Timed Out” rule states that after the fall of a wicket or the retirement of a …

Leave benefits for women in the armed forces

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: TH Context: The Defence Minister has approved a proposal to provide maternity, childcare, and child adoption leave to women soldiers, sailors, and air warriors, bringing their leave benefits in line with officers in the armed forces. This decision aims to promote the “inclusive participation” of women in the military, …

Project Kusha

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: TOI  Context: India is embarking on Project Kusha, a mission designed to enhance its air defence capabilities with a system rivalling the effectiveness of the renowned S-400. It includes the acquisition of three long-range Interceptor missiles with ranges of 150km, 250km, and 350km, ensuring comprehensive protection against aerial threats. …

Carbon dioxide (CO2) to Carbon monoxide (CO) Conversion

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: PIB  Context: IIT Bombay’s National Centre of Excellence in Carbon Capture and Utilisation (NCoE-CCU) has developed an energy-efficient technology that converts carbon dioxide (CO2) to carbon monoxide (CO) at ambient temperatures.   Working: The CO2-to-CO conversion technology operates through an electrocatalytic process. Unlike traditional methods that require high temperatures …

Composite Water Management Index report

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: IE  Context: NITI Aayog, the Indian government’s think tank, is considering discontinuing the ‘Composite Water Management Index’ (CWMI) report, which was launched five years ago to assess water management in Indian states. The latest edition of the report highlights that water scarcity is a national problem, with decreasing annual …

Environmental DNA 

Facts for Prelims (FFP) Source: Business Line  Context: Researchers at the Laboratory for the Conservation of Endangered Species (LaCONES), a part of the CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) have developed a novel method for detecting all life forms in an ecosystem using environmental DNA (eDNA). This innovative approach involves collecting water, soil, or …

[MISSION 2024] Insights SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 7 November 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 – 2   Topic: Development processes and the development industry —the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups …

Examine the major ethical implications of the trusteeship model of Mahama Gandhi.

Topic: Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world. 7. Examine the major ethical implications of the trusteeship model of Mahama Gandhi. (150 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4. Directive word:  Examine – When …