[Topper’s Notes] Tejas K, AIR- 243 in UPSC CSE 2023 | Insights IAS OGP – Integrated Foundation Course student

  Dear students, We would like to extend our heartfelt congratulations to our student: Mr. Tejas K,  Rank 243 in UPSC CSE 2023. Mr. Tejas is our OGP student and has cleared CSE in his 2nd attempt. He has been a determined and focused student throughout the preparation. Tejas has bagged one of the top scores in Essay (133) …

UPSC EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : A ‘no-limit’ bromance that is not just a bilateral matter

  Source: The Hindu Prelims: Current events of international importance(Indo-China relations, India Russia) China-Russia etc Mains GS Paper II: Multipolar World, Bilateral, regional and global grouping involving India or Affecting India’s interest etc   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS Russian President concluded visit to China emphasizing the countries’ burgeoning strategic ties as well as his own personal relationship …

Ferroptosis

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: Business Standard  Context: A recent study by researchers has identified ferroptosis, an unusual form of cell death, as a significant contributor to lung damage in COVID-19 patients. Ferroptosis occurs when the outer fat layers of cells collapse, leading to cell death. This differs from the more common type of …

Naegleria fowleri

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: TH  Context: A girl from Kerala, has died from amoebic meningoencephalitis, a rare brain infection caused by Naegleria fowleri, known as the ‘brain-eating amoeba.‘  

Copernicus-EMS programme

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: TH  Context: The Copernicus Emergency Management Service (EMS) rapid response mapping was activated by the EU to assist in locating a helicopter carrying the Iranian President, which crashed near the Iran-Azerbaijan border.   About Copernicus programme: The Copernicus programme is an EU initiative that utilizes satellite and ground-based data …

Pre-eclampsia

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: TH  Pre-eclampsia is a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy that leads to multiorgan dysfunction in the mother. It typically manifests after 20 weeks of pregnancy, characterized by high blood pressure. Other symptoms include swelling in the face, hands, and feet, severe headaches, vision changes, upper abdominal pain, and trouble breathing. …

Psychedelic drugs in India

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: DTE  Context: Driven by the need for better mental health treatments and the low success rate of current medications, researchers are calling for clinical trials of psychedelic drugs in India. P   About Psychedelics Psychedelics are a class of drugs that alter perception, behaviour, consciousness, and thought, often intensifying …

Arab League Summit

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: UN  Context: UN Secretary-General António Guterres, speaking at the Arab League Summit in Bahrain, called for a humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza, the release of all hostages, and unimpeded aid access.    About the Arab League: The Arab League, formally known as the League of Arab States, is a regional …

UPSC Current Affairs Quiz : 23 May 2024

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UPSC Editorials Quiz : 23 May 2024

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INSIGHTS IAS WEEKLY CURRENT AFFAIRS MAGAZINE : 13 May – 18 May 2024

  Dear Students, Our motto has always been to simplify your UPSC CSE preparation. In pursuance of the above objective, our team decided to improve the magazines further. The new and improved version of our Weekly CA Magazine has several features/changes: No more bullets in the index (a much-requested feature! Yes, we are always listening …