Interview Guidance Program for UPSC CSE 2023 with Mr. Balaji D.K., IAS Officer | One-on-One Mocks in the Online Mode

      Dear Student,   We are excited to announce that Mr. Balaji D.K., IAS Officer will be joining us for our Interview Guidance Program for UPSC CSE 2023 . Register now to book your slots and benefit from personalized one-on-one mock interviews.   CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR ONE-ON-ONE MOCKS WITH Mr. Balaji DK Sir, …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : A Missing Industrial Policy

  Source: Indian Express Prelims: Make In India(MII), PLI, NIP, GDP, Protectionist policy etc Mains GS Paper II: Government policies and interventions for development of various sectors and issues arising out of them etc ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS The government has put the new industrial policy (NIP ’23) on hold. A draft had been circulated for consultation …

[Mission 2024] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 27 December 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 …

World’s Oldest Fort (Amnya Fort) in Siberia

Mapping:   Source: Live Science  Context: Hunter-gatherers built the world’s oldest known fort 8,000 years ago in Siberia, challenging the assumption that fortresses were exclusive to agricultural societies. The Amnya fort along the Amnya River in western Siberia consists of pit-house depressions with earthen walls and wooden palisades, suggesting advanced agricultural and defensive capabilities. Siberia …

Pong Dam eco-sensitive zone

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: HT  Context: The state government is re-evaluate the extent of the eco-sensitive zone around the Pong Dam to alleviate the difficulties faced by local residents and enable farming during periods of reduced water levels  

MedTech Mitra

Facts for Prelims (FFP) Source: Economic Times    Context:  The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare in India, has launched the “MedTech Mitra” initiative to empower innovators and advance healthcare solutions in the country. The initiative aims to support and collaborate with technology innovators and startups in the medical technology sector. The goal is …

Tokenisation

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: Mint   Context:  The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has expanded the scope of card-on-file tokenisation (CoFT) to include card issuing banks and institutions directly, moving beyond services provided through merchants. CoFT is a security measure for users opting for digital payments, replacing the practice of merchants storing card …

Harmanpreet Kaur

Content for Mains Enrichment:   Source: BBC She is a prominent figure in Indian women’s cricket, known for her impactful batting and leadership. She gained fame with her 171 not-out in the 2017 ODI World Cup semi-final. In 2023, she achieved several milestones, becoming the first cricketer to play 150 T20s and leading India to …

Extention of Mission Karmyogi

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Role of Civil Services    Source: PIB  Context: On Good Governance Day, Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh launched the Extended Version of Mission Karmayogi in New Delhi.     What is “Mission Karmayogi”- National Programme for Civil Services Capacity Building (NPCSCB)? It is a mission moded programme aimed to transition civil services from ‘Rules based’ …

Sansad TV: Yamuna River and its Pollution

    Introduction: Yamuna River is currently the largest tributary of Ganga. Yamuna originates from a place called Yamunotri in Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand and meets Ganga at Prayag. Yamuna river is most polluted throughout its journey in the areas of Delhi, Agra and Mathura. The main reasons for its pollution are industrial pollution, which involves dumping …

[MISSION 2024] Insights SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 27 December 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: Social empowerment 1. What do you understand by gender inequality? The need …

Attitudes play a crucial role in influencing behavior, and when shaped in a positive and constructive manner, they can contribute to achieving favorable outcomes. Explain.

Topic: Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion 7. Attitudes play a crucial role in influencing behavior, and when shaped in a positive and constructive manner, they can contribute to achieving favorable outcomes. Explain. (150 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Ethics, Integrity …

A person’s moral decision of what is right and wrong is not the sheer application of a mathematical principle. Many variables come into play when examining how to conduct a person’s life. Discuss.

Topic: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in-human actions; 6.  A person’s moral decision of what is right and wrong is not the sheer application of a mathematical principle. Many variables come into play when examining how to conduct a person’s life. Discuss. (150 words) Difficulty level: Easy Why the question: …