[Mission 2024] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 30 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 their …

Shettihalli wildlife sanctuary

Mapping Source: DH  Context: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has given the state government a six-month deadline to address issues causing the delay in notifying the eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) status for Shettihalli Wildlife Sanctuary in Shivamogga, Karnataka. The delay in determining ESZ has resulted in increased land use changes and encroachment. Shettihalli Wildlife Sanctuary is …

Walking Pneumonia

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: livemint   Context: China is facing an unusual surge in pneumonia cases, particularly among children, raising global concerns. The surge is attributed to factors like the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions and the circulation of known pathogens like influenza, mycoplasma pneumonia, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and SARS-CoV-2.    About Pneumonia: …

Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS)

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: PIB  Context: The Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) Quarterly Bulletin for July–September 2023 highlights key employment indicators in urban areas:   Unemployment Rate: Decreased to 6.6% for individuals aged 15 years and above. Labour Force Participation Rate: Increased to 49.3%, indicating a growing percentage of people in the labour …

  Rat hole mining

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: Live Mint  Context: In the rescue operations for the collapsed Silkyara tunnel in Uttarkashi, rat miners played a crucial role in completing the drilling process. Rat-hole mining, a method of manual drilling common in Meghalaya, involves skilled workers digging narrow pits just wide enough for one person. The term …

North East Insurgency: UNLF signed peace deal with Centre

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Internal Security: Insurgencies    Context: The UNLF (United National Liberation Front) is the oldest valley-based, Meitei insurgent group in Manipur signed a peace agreement with the central government   About UNLF: It was formed on November 24, 1964, with the goal of secession from India. Led by Arembam Samarendra Singh initially, …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS Women’s political empowerment — more talk, less action

  Source: The Hindu   Prelims: Women reservation, Parliament, Inter-Parliamentary Union, Census, delimitation, Urimai Thogai scheme etc Mains GS Paper I & II: Social empowerment, development and management of social sectors/services related to Education and women empowerment etc ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS Parliament passed the women’s reservation Bill, which provides one-third reservation for women in the Lok …

[Mission 2024] Insights SECURE SYNOPSIS: 29 November 2023

  NOTE: Please remember that following ‘answers’ are NOT ‘model answers’. They are NOT synopsis too if we go by definition of the term. What we are providing is content that both meets demand of the question and at the same General Studies – 1   Topic: Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and …

[Mission 2024] Insights SECURE SYNOPSIS: 27 November 2023

  NOTE: Please remember that following ‘answers’ are NOT ‘model answers’. They are NOT synopsis too if we go by definition of the term. What we are providing is content that both meets demand of the question and at the same General Studies – 2   Topic: Indian Constitution—historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions …

[Mission 2024] Insights SECURE SYNOPSIS: 24 November 2023

  NOTE: Please remember that following ‘answers’ are NOT ‘model answers’. They are NOT synopsis too if we go by definition of the term. What we are providing is content that both meets demand of the question and at the same General Studies – 1   Topic: poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and …