[Important Announcement] Insights IAS 75 Days Revision Plan for UPSC CSE Mains 2024 | Starts on 3rd July 2024

Announcing FREE 75 Days Revision Plan for CSE Mains 2024   Dear Student, With just 82 days left until UPSC MAINS 2024, the clock is ticking. You know well that UPSC Prelims is becoming increasingly unpredictable and challenging. Clearing it is no longer a simple task. If you are among the few thousands of aspirants …

[ RESULTS ] UPSC IFS Prelims Examination 2024 Results Announced !

  The wait is over and UPSC has announced UPSC IFS Prelims Examination 2024 Results today . We congratulate all the aspirants who have cleared the Prelims Exam and wish you the best for the Mains Examination 2024. DOWNLOAD UPSC IFS PRELIMS 2024 RESULTS HERE  Follow us on our Official TELEGRAM Channel HERE Subscribe to Our Official YouTube …

[ RESULTS ] UPSC Civil Services Prelims Examination 2024 Results Announced !

  The wait is over and UPSC has announced UPSC Civil Services Prelims Examination 2024 Results today . We congratulate all the aspirants who have cleared the Prelims Exam and wish you the best for the Mains Examination 2024. DOWNLOAD UPSC CSE 2024 PRELIMS RESULTS HERE   Check your results here!       Follow …

PRIME (Pre-cum-Mains Enrichment Notes for UPSC) – May 2024

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Space Debris

Source: Hindustan Times Context: A defunct Russian satellite, RESURS-P1, broke up into over 100 pieces of debris, forcing astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) to shelter in their spacecraft for about an hour. This incident adds to the growing concern over space debris as space becomes increasingly crowded with vital satellite networks.   About …

Senna spectabilis

Source: TH  Context: The Kerala Forest Department has partnered with Kerala Paper Products Limited (KPPL) to remove invasive species like Senna spectabilis from the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary. These plants threaten the wildlife habitat in the Nilgiri biosphere. Senna spectabilis: A deciduous tree native to tropical regions of the Americas. Ecological Impact: Thick foliage inhibits the …

International North-South Transport Corridor

Source: Economic Times   Context: India-Russia trade has advanced with the first-ever shipment of Kuzbass coal from Siberia to India via the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC). The 7,200 km-long INSTC, a multimodal network of sea, road, and rail, offers the shortest route from St Petersburg to Mumbai. The INSTC is part of Russia’s strategy …

AI washing

Source: IE  Context: “AI washing,” a term popularized by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), refers to companies exaggerating their use of AI to appeal to consumers. This phenomenon has surged following the release of OpenAI’s ChatGPT in 2022, leading to a significant rise in startups and companies claiming to use AI. However, only …

Tibet-China Dispute Act Passed by US Congress

Syllabus: International Relations Source: BS   Context: US Congress recently, passed the “Promoting a Resolution to the Tibet-China Dispute Act,” aimed at countering China’s historical claims over Tibet and promoting dialogue between Beijing and the Dalai Lama.   What does the Policy say?   The Act states that US policy requires the Tibet-China dispute to …

UPSC EDITORIAL ANALYSIS – Court on climate right and how India can enforce it

Source: The Hindu Prelims: Current events of international importance, COP, IPCC, Article 21, Article 14, CJI, Pavagada Solar Park etc Mains GS Paper II: Bilateral, regional and global grouping and agreements involving India or affecting India’s interests, Important international institutions etc   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS In K. Ranjitsinh and Ors. vs Union of India & Ors, …

UPSC EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Big Reforms Push

Source: Indian Express Prelims: Indian Economy(GDP, GVA, fiscal policy, MGNREGA, budget, economic survey, budget, Employment etc ) Mains GS Paper III: Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, GDP, Issues related to planning etc. ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS The 2024-25 budget is expected to present a long-term vision for the Indian economy. The Finance minister before elections presented an interim …