[VIDEO] Day 1-MARGHADARSHAN: PSIR Through PYQ’s with NIKHIL SIR

MARGHADARSHAN: (18th June 2024)   Today’s Question : Day :1 1Q) Indiaviualism is inherent in Hobbes Ideology . Comment (15)(CSE 2022) 2Q) Explain Aristotelian view of Politics. To what Extent it has contributed to the development of modern day constitutional democracy? (20) (CSE 2022)       Follow us on our Official TELEGRAM Channel HERE Subscribe to Our …

Tarang Shakti-2024

Source: TH Context: India will host its inaugural multinational air exercise, Tarang Shakti-2024, in August.   Tarang Shakti Exercise: Participants: Ten countries with others as observers; including Australia, France, Germany, Japan, Spain, UAE, UK, and USA. Objectives: Enhance interoperability with friendly foreign countries. Exercise Phases: Two phases in southern India and the western sector.   …

Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome (STSS)

Source: NDTV Content: The recent spread of “flesh-eating bacteria” in Japan, known as Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome (STSS), has health officials alarmed, with close to 1,000 cases reported nationwide.   STSS is a severe illness caused by group A Streptococcus bacteria. It triggers a rare, rapid and severe inflammatory response affecting multiple organs. Symptoms include …

Bioluminescence

 Source: HT Context: Animals have used bioluminescence for millions of years, but much about it remains a mystery. Scientists are exploring its origins and functions, particularly in deep-sea habitats like coral reefs. Recent research suggests bioluminescence may have evolved as a means of communication and survival during the Cambrian Explosion, over 540 million years ago. …

Solid Waste Management Cess

Source: TH Context: Bengaluru’s BBMP proposes a monthly Solid Waste Management (SWM) Cess of ₹100 per household, as allowed by the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016. Solid waste includes discarded items from households and businesses. In India, approximately 95% of waste is efficiently collected daily, but only about half undergoes treatment, leaving nearly a third …

Prime Ministers review India-Italy Strategic Partnership

Syllabus: International Relations  Source: TH Context: The Prime Minister met Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni at the G7 Summit to review their strategic partnership. They focused on the Indo-Pacific and the India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor (IMEC).   What is Strategic Partnership in International Relations?  A strategic partnership is a formal alliance between countries that collaborate …

UPSC EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : The Shadow Of Caste

Source: Indian Express Prelims: Census, SC/ST, OBC, Periodic Labour Force data, Gini coefficient, The Census Act, 1948, NPR, National Register of Citizens (NRC) etc Mains GS Paper I and II: Government policies and interventions for development of various sectors and issues arising out of them etc   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS A recent working paper of the …

Need for Democratization of Technology

Syllabus: Governance/ International Relations  Source: BS Context: At the recent G7 meeting, the Indian PM emphasized the need to turn technology monopolies into mass usage to build an inclusive society and eliminate social inequalities. He also highlighted India’s commitment to making AI transparent, fair, secure, accessible, and responsible.   What is the Democratization of Technology?  …

[Podcast] A Little More Light | Toppers Unplugged: Vinay Sir’s Insightful talk with our UPSC CSE 2023 Toppers

Dear student, Exciting news! Our Podcast “A Little More Light – Igniting Imagination, Inspiring Action” is back with a profoundly special episode, Toppers Unplugged: Vinay Sir’s Insightful talk with Insights IAS UPSC CSE 2023 Toppers. In this episode we proudly present our OGP Toppers- Diya Dasgupta – AIR 207 CSE 2023, Tejas K – AIR …

UPSC Sansad TV: AIR- Artificial Intelligence and its significance

 Introduction Artificial Intelligence (AI) stands as a transformative force in the realm of technology, promising to redefine industries, governance, and societal dynamics. From automating routine tasks to enhancing decision-making processes, AI’s capabilities span across various domains, making it a cornerstone of modern innovation. The Evolution and Scope of Artificial Intelligence Artificial Intelligence encompasses diverse …

[COMPILATION] Insights Current Affairs, 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 Monthly CA Magazine: CURRENT AFFAIRS 30 has several features/changes: No more bullets in the index (a much-requested feature! Yes, we are …

UPSC MINDMAPS – Ocean Warming

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