[Admissions Open] Intensive Bridge Course GS-3 (IBC)for UPSC Mains 2024 by Ashish Sir | Starts on 7th July 2024

Announcing Intensive Bridge Course GS-3 (IBC)for UPSC Mains 2024 by Ashish Sir CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE TO INTENSIVE BRIDGE COURSE FOR GS-3 2024   Dear Students, Based on the positive feedback from subject-specific courses for Mains 2021, 2022, and 2023, Insights IAS is introducing a revamped ‘INTENSIVE BRIDGE COURSE (IBC)’ for UPSC Mains 2024. The …

STRATEGY SESSION FOR MAINS 2024 | Intensive Bridge Course | By Vinay Sir on 23rd June 2024

STRATEGY SESSION FOR MAINS 2024 by Vinay Sir It’s been almost a week since the prelims exam. On one hand, you may be worried about the cut-offs, while on the other, you’re aware that the clock is ticking for Mains, and there’s limited time left to prepare. We hope you’ve done well. Hopefully, you’ve taken …

Kolar Gold Fields (KGF)

Source: TH Context: The Karnataka government has approved the Centre’s proposal to revive gold mining and auction 13 tailing dumps spanning 1,003 acres at Kolar Gold Fields (KGF).   The mines, owned by Bharat Gold Mines Ltd. (BGML), are set for revival under the Mines and Minerals Development and Regulation Act, 1957. The move aims …

Barda Wildlife Sanctuary

Source: IE Context: The Gujarat Forest Department has begun transferring spotted deer (cheetal) and sambars from Gir Forest to Barda Wildlife Sanctuary, aiming to enhance the prey base for Asiatic lions. This move follows the migration of six lions to Barda from Gir, marking their return after 143 years.   Previous News:  

Freshwater Diatom

 Source: DST  Context: Researchers from the Agharkar Research Institute (ARI), Pune, have discovered a new genus of freshwater diatom in the rivers of the Eastern and Western Ghats.   What are Diatoms? Diatoms are a type of microscopic algae belonging to the phylum Bacillariophyta. They are characterized by their intricate silica cell walls, which form …

School in a Box initiative

Source: TH Context: In Assam, amid devastating floods and landslides claiming lives, children in relief camps will receive educational support through a school in a box initiative. Designed by UNICEF, these kits cater to children aged 6-18, providing learning materials to ensure education continuity despite displacement and trauma. disasters.   The initiative to provide “school …

Emotional Intelligence and its Applications

Syllabus: Ethics: Emotional Intelligence  Source: IE, IE, IE Context: Emotional Intelligence (EI) is crucial in today’s interactions, especially for public servants who must navigate complex situations.   What is Emotional Intelligence (EI)? Emotional Intelligence (EI) refers to the ability to recognize, understand, and manage one’s own emotions, as well as to perceive and influence the …

Public Examinations (Prevention Of Unfair Means) Act 2024 notified

Syllabus: Government Policies and Interventions Source: TH  Context: The Union government has implemented the Public Examinations (Prevention of Unfair Means) Bill, 2024, effective from June 21, to curb malpractices and organised cheating in government recruitment exams.   Need for the Bill: The act is introduced against the backdrop of widespread exam cancellations (including the recent NEET and …

NET-NEET Crisis: The Reasons Behind India’s Failing Exam System

Syllabus: Government Policies and Intervention Source: IE Context: The NET (National Eligibility Test) and NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test)  controversy highlights systemic failures and poor policy implementation over the years. Recurrent paper leaks, exam cancellations, incorrect results, and unexplained grace marks have eroded trust in the National Testing Agency (NTA).   What is NET?  …

[Early Bird Discount ends tomorrow] OGP 2025 (Offline & Online Guidance Program) – Batch 6 at Bengaluru & Online | Integrated Foundation Program for UPSC CSE 2025 | Starts on 24th June 2024

  CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE TO OGP Batch-6 for UPSC CSE 2025 CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE TIMETABLE    Starts on 24th June 2024 Fee: Online : Rs. 90000/- incl. taxes Offline : Rs. 128000/- incl. taxes Early Bird Discount: 10% Off extended till 23rd June 2024   “I am an OGP 2021 student. Insights …

[VIDEO] Day 4 -MARGHADARSHAN: PSIR Through PYQ’s with NIKHIL SIR

MARGHADARSHAN: (22st June 2024)   Today’s Question : Day : 4 1Q) JS Mill as a Reluctant Democrat – CL Wayper 10 (CSE 2018) 2Q) John Locke as Father of Liberalusm Explain (20) (CSE 2018)      Follow us on our Official TELEGRAM Channel HERE Subscribe to Our Official YouTube Channel HERE Please subscribe to Our podcast channel …

UPSC Editorials Quiz : 22 June 2024

Introducing QUED – Questions from Editorials (UPSC Editorials Quiz), an innovative initiative by InsightsIAS designed to give UPSC aspirants an extra edge. Given the significant number of questions in previous UPSC Prelims that were derived, practicing MCQs from this perspective is valuable like as derived in today’s blog Editorials Quiz 2024. While we already cover …

UPSC MINDMAPS – Sustainable Urban Future

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UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice – Insights Mini SECURE: 22 June 2024

The Insights IAS Secure Initiative for UPSC Mains Answer Writing practice enables you to practice daily answer writing, enhancing your skills and boosting your scores with regular feedback, expert tips, and strategies. Let consistency be the hallmark of your preparation and utilize UPSC Mains Answer Writing practice initiative wisely   Click on EACH question to post/upload …