[Mission 2024] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 3 February 2024

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 …

Volt Typhoon

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: BBC, Reuters  Context: The U.S. government has initiated an operation against a pervasive Chinese hacking network called Volt Typhoon, compromising numerous internet-connected devices. The Justice Department and FBI have obtained legal authorization to remotely disable aspects of the hacking campaign, which has raised concerns about compromising Western critical infrastructure. …

Black-crowned night heron

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: ABP News  Context: The black-crowned night heron, locally known as ‘Chongkhu,’ that landed in Manipur and later died was banded at the Weishan Bird Banding Station in Beijing, China. Despite the bird’s unfortunate death, the collaboration emphasizes the significance of global initiatives in tracking and preserving migratory species  

New guidelines for environmental regulatory bodies

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: Hindustan Times  Context: The Supreme Court of India has issued new guidelines for environmental regulatory bodies, emphasizing the importance of accountability, transparency, and efficiency in their functioning. The court directed regular audits of their performance for the proper institutionalization of environmental regulatory bodies and authorities. The decision came while …

Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: PIB  Context: The Union Cabinet, approved the extension of the Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund (AHIDF) to be implemented under the Infrastructure Development Fund (IDF). The scheme aims to incentivize investments in various areas such as dairy processing, meat processing, animal feed plants, breed multiplication farms, agri-waste management, and …

Bilateral investment treaty with U.A.E.

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: TH  Context: The Union Cabinet of India has approved a Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) with the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.), aiming to enhance bilateral economic engagement, particularly in manufacturing and foreign direct investment (FDI). The approval is expected to boost investor confidence, attract large investments, and create opportunities for …

[MISSION 2024] Mini Secure Revision Test: 3 February 2023

  How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  MISSION – 2022: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   Answer the following questions in 150 words: General Studies – 1   1. Hyper-globalization is marked by the deepening interdependence of nations and the widespread influence of global factors on local economies and societies. Examine. Reference: Insights on …

The Ramsar Convention has been successful in encouraging countries to identify and designate wetlands of international importance within their territories. The convention has played a role in raising awareness about the value of wetlands and their importance to human societies. Elucidate.

  10. The Ramsar Convention has been successful in encouraging countries to identify and designate wetlands of international importance within their territories. The convention has played a role in raising awareness about the value of wetlands and their importance to human societies. Elucidate. Reference: The Hindu , Insights on India

India must maintain diplomatic channels with the military government in Myanmar to encourage dialogue and express concerns. The goal is to contribute to the restoration of democracy, human rights, and stability in the region. Critically examine.

  7. India must maintain diplomatic channels with the military government in Myanmar to encourage dialogue and express concerns. The goal is to contribute to the restoration of democracy, human rights, and stability in the region. Critically examine. Reference: The Hindu , Insights on India

Sufi saints’ teachings and practices resonated with people from various religious backgrounds, contributing to a cultural and spiritual tapestry that emphasized the shared humanity of all individuals. Explain.

  5. Sufi saints’ teachings and practices resonated with people from various religious backgrounds, contributing to a cultural and spiritual tapestry that emphasized the shared humanity of all individuals. Explain. Reference: Indian Express , Insights on India

Uniform Civil Code (UCC) remains a matter of ongoing debate, and any decision on this front would require a delicate balance between principles of equality, cultural sensitivity, and the legal rights of diverse communities. Examine.

  3. Uniform Civil Code (UCC) remains a matter of ongoing debate, and any decision on this front would require a delicate balance between principles of equality, cultural sensitivity, and the legal rights of diverse communities. Examine. Reference: Indian Express

Raising awareness about the benefits of smaller family sizes, family planning methods, and the importance of reproductive health can contribute to voluntary and informed decision-making leading to better population control. Examine.

  2. Raising awareness about the benefits of smaller family sizes, family planning methods, and the importance of reproductive health can contribute to voluntary and informed decision-making leading to better population control. Examine. Reference: Indian Express , Insights on India