[COMPILATION] Insights Mind Map, January 2024

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Buxa Tiger Reserve

Mapping   Source: TOI  Context: The Buxa Tiger Reserve in West Bengal celebrated a significant ecological milestone as a ‘resident tiger’ was spotted after 40 years, marking a crucial development in wildlife conservation efforts.  A ‘resident tiger’ refers to a tiger that establishes its territory and habitat within a specific area for an extended period. …

Pandaram lands

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: IE  Context: Residents of Lakshadweep are upset as the administration continues to number trees on Pandaram lands, sparking a dispute over land ownership  Around 60% of land in Lakshadweep, which includes some parts of the Androth, Kalpeni, Kavaratti, Minicoy, and Agatti islands, along with six uninhabited islands, constitutes pandaram …

OPENAI: Sora

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: IE    Context: OpenAI has introduced Sora, a new generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) model capable of converting text prompts into videos up to a minute long with maintained visual quality and adherence to user instructions. Sora can create complex scenes with multiple characters, accurate details, and vibrant emotions, though …

‘Sagar Aankalan’ guidelines 

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: PIB    Context: The Union Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways, introduced the ‘Sagar Aankalan’ guidelines during a stakeholders meet aimed at implementing MoUs from the Global Maritime India Summit 2023 (GMIS 2023). These guidelines aim to transform the performance assessment of Indian ports, focusing on benchmarking, efficiency, and …

Registration of NRI, OCI marriages

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: IE  Context: The Law Commission’s 287th report proposes mandatory registration of marriages involving Non-Resident Indians (NRI) and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) to address the challenges faced by Indian women deserted by their NRI or OCI spouses.    Key Recommendations: The report suggests revisions to the pending Registration of …

Economic Nationalism

Content for Mains Enrichment(CME)   Source: PIB   Context: The president has called for ‘economic nationalism’ for India’s growth, urging the import of only essential goods to safeguard foreign exchange and jobs. The government champions ‘Vocal for Local’ as integral to self-reliance, echoing the Swadeshi movement.   Renowned economic thinkers hold diverse views on economic …

Demand for paid Menstrual leave and Gender Equality

GS1/GS2 Paper  Syllabus: Indian Society/ Health    Source: TH  Context: The demand for paid menstrual leave, while aiming to address period-related challenges, could inadvertently hinder gender equality efforts.   What is Menstrual Leave? Menstrual leave is a workplace policy that allows employees to take paid time off during their menstrual cycle to manage period-related symptoms …

UPSC EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : A demand that could hamper gender equality

                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 The World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2021 says that the gender global …

PRIME (Pre-cum-Mains Enrichment Notes for UPSC) – December 2023

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Weekly Compilation of Practice to Progress(PYQs) for UPSC 12 Feb to 17 Feb

  Dear Student, In order to simplify your preparation further & to make revision easier, we will be releasing a weekly compilation of our UPSC PYQ Initiative: Practice to Progress, every Sunday! We hope that you all find it beneficial. Utilise these compilations to revise & ace the UPSC CSE Prelims 2023! Download the Compilation …

UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice – Insights SECURE : 19 February 2024

  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: Distribution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and …

“The only end of man is enjoyment produced by sensual pleasures”. Critically examine this statement.

Topic: Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world. 7. “The only end of man is enjoyment produced by sensual pleasures”. Critically examine this statement. (150 word) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: plato.stanford.edu Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4. Key Demand of the …