[ Admissions Open ] Insights IAS Anthropology Optional Classes 2025 Batch 1 by Dr. Arjun Bopanna from 18th April 2024

  CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE    Fee:  Rs. 35000/- incl. taxes Early Bird Offer : 10% discount till 10th April 2024 Mode : Online & Offline(Offline in Bangalore) Starts on 18th April 2024   Are you an aspirant preparing for the prestigious UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE)? Do you have Anthropology as your optional subject? …

Africa’s Afar Triangle

Mapping   Source: TOI  Context: Geologists have discovered a fault in Africa’s Afar Triangle, indicating a potential formation of the world’s sixth ocean   Causes for the rift: This geological phenomenon is driven by tectonic plate movements, particularly in the East African Rift system. The rift, caused by the separation of tectonic plates, could split …

Energy Inefficiency in Residential Buildings

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: TH  Context: Addressing energy inefficiency in residential buildings is crucial, with initiatives like Eco-Niwas Samhita (ENS) introducing the Residential Envelope Transmittance Value (RETV) to measure heat transfer.   Need for Energy Efficiency?  India’s housing construction sector is booming, erecting over 3,00,000 housing units annually. The housing sector is a …

Butterfly Cicada

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: Shillong Times  Context: A new species of cicada, informally named the “Butterfly Cicada,” has been discovered in Meghalaya, marking the first-ever record of the genus Becquartina in India. The genus Becquartina is represented by six species found distributed in China, Thailand, and Vietnam, often referred to as “Butterfly cicadas” …

100 Years of Vaikom satyagraha

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: IE  Context: The Vaikom satyagraha, initiated in 1924 in Vaikom, Travancore, marked the beginning of temple entry movements in India  

Mohiniyattam

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: Deccan Herald  Context: The Kerala Kalamandalam, a prestigious cultural institution, has announced a significant policy change allowing male dancers to learn Mohiniyattam, a classical dance form previously reserved exclusively for women.

Regulating Big Tech Companies in India and the world

   GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Governance   Source: IE  Context: The US has recently initiated actions against Big Tech, particularly Google, which has emboldened other countries like India to address similar disputes with tech giants.   What are Big-Tech Firms? Big Tech firms refer to large technology companies that dominate their respective sectors, wielding significant …

UPSC EDITORIAL ANALYSIS The ART of India’s HIV/AIDS response

                                  Source: The Hindu ■    Prelims: Current events of national importance, HIV, AIDS, WHO, Antiretroviral Therapy (ART), AZT (zidovudine), HAART, PLHIV etc ■    Mains GS Paper I & II: Development and management of social sectors/services related to Health and education etc ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS On April 1, 2004, the Indian government had launched Free …

UPSC Editorials Quiz : 1 April 2024

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INSTA REVISION MODULES : Polity Module for UPSC CSE Prelims 2024

INSTA Revision modules consists of important Current Affairs oriented towards UPSC Civil Services Prelims exam 2024, which will help you in quick revision.  These modules are to be used for revision ONLY after you read INSIGHTS Daily Current Affairs Compilations to reap the maximum benefits. It is advised that you revise your notes along with …

UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice – Insights SECURE : 1 April 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: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc; 1. …

Write a short note on deontological ethics.

Topic: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in-human actions; 7. Write a short note on deontological ethics. (150 words) Difficulty Level: Moderate Reference: Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude by Lexicon Publications. Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4, Key Demand of the …