EX-BONGOSAGAR

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: PIB  Context: The 4th edition of the Bilateral Exercise BONGOSAGAR-23 and the 5th edition of the Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) between the Indian Navy and Bangladesh Navy took place in the Northern Bay of Bengal. Indian Navy Ships Kuthar, Kiltan, and Maritime Patrol Aircraft Dornier, along with Bangladesh Navy Ships …

GPS anklets

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: IE  Context: In a first for India, a prisoner in Jammu and Kashmir, Ghulam Mohammad Bhat, accused under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, has been released on bail with a condition to wear a Global Positioning System (GPS) tracking device. The GPS tracker, a small wearable device, is affixed …

Sovereign green bond

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: Business Line  Context: In the first issuance of sovereign green bonds (SGrB) for the Financial Year 2024, the auction of five-year maturity bonds was successful, attracting decent investor interest. About Sovereign Green Bond: A sovereign green bond is a financial instrument that is issued by a sovereign entity, inter-governmental group, …

Broadcasting Services (Regulation) Bill, 2023

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: PIB  Context: The Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in India has proposed the Broadcasting Services (Regulation) Bill, 2023, to replace the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act of 1995. The existing legislation is deemed outdated as it predates the significant technological changes in the broadcasting sector, including the rise …

Tamil Nadu Encouraging Women Workforce

Content for Mains Enrichment (CME)   Source: TH  Context: Tamil Nadu is a significant contributor to India’s manufacturing sector, with 43% of the country’s women workforce in manufacturing employed in the state.   Private Initiatives:   Tamil Nadu’s success in fostering women’s employment is attributed to factors like: Competitive wages Well-formulated policies such as free …

OECD Report: Towards Eliminating Plastic Pollution by 2040

GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Environment Conservation   Source: DTE  Context: The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released an interim report (titled “Towards Eliminating Plastic Pollution by 2040: A Policy Scenario Analysis”) revealing that 21 million tonnes of plastics leak into the environment globally in 2022. The report was presented in the 3rd session …

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[MISSION 2024] Insights SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 14 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 – 1   Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the …

What are the factors that makes an individual develop compassion?

Topic: Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, integrity, impartiality and nonpartisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker-sections. 7. What are the factors that makes an individual develop compassion? (150 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper …

When you have integrity, you are more likely to make good decisions, treat others with respect, and be successful in life. Substantiate.

Topic: Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, integrity, impartiality and non-partisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker-sections. 6. When you have integrity, you are more likely to make good decisions, treat others with respect, and be successful in life. Substantiate. (150 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Why the question: …

The Environment Protection Act, 1986 remains an important piece of legislation in India’s environmental regulatory framework, and continued efforts are needed to ensure its effective implementation and enforcement. Discuss.

Topic:  Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 5. The Environment Protection Act, 1986 remains an important piece of legislation in India’s environmental regulatory framework, and continued efforts are needed to ensure its effective implementation and enforcement. Discuss. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: en.wikipedia.org Why the question: The question is part of the …

India has significant scope and opportunities in the solar energy sector, and the government has implemented various measures to promote solar energy. Discuss.

Topic: Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc. 4. India has significant scope and opportunities in the solar energy sector, and the government has implemented various measures to promote solar energy. Discuss. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: Indian Express. , Insights on India Why the question: The article discusses the significance of decentralized energy systems, …

India and the U.S. share common interests and strategic goals, the nature of their relationship involves navigating through divergent priorities and maintaining each country’s autonomy in decision-making. Analyse.

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. 3. India and the U.S. share common interests and strategic goals, the nature of their relationship involves navigating through divergent priorities and maintaining each country’s autonomy in decision-making. Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Indian Express Why the question: India …

Rapid urbanization sometimes outpaces the development of proper waste management infrastructure leading to unsanitary landfills. Examine.

Topic: urbanization, their problems and their remedies 2. Rapid urbanization sometimes outpaces the development of proper waste management infrastructure leading to unsanitary landfills. Examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Indian Express , Insights on India Why the question: The editorial discusses the issue of a growing waste hill in Bhubaneswar, highlighting the environmental and health …

While Jawahar Lal Nehru’s contributions were substantial in laying a strong foundation for the growth and development of Modern India, it’s important to note that his policies and decisions have been subjects of both praise and criticism. Analyse.

Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues. 1. While Jawahar Lal Nehru’s contributions were substantial in laying a strong foundation for the growth and development of Modern India, it’s important to note that his policies and decisions have been subjects of both praise …