[Insights Secure STHIR– 2021] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 18 June 2021

  Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  STHIR – 2021: YEARLONG TIMETABLE Join IPM 3.0 to get an assured review of 2 secure answers everyday   General Studies – 1   Topic: World War 1, Great Depression 1. What policy instruments were deployed to …

Today, homosexuality and queer identities may be acceptable to more Indians than ever before, but within the boundaries of family, home and school, acceptance of their sexuality and freedom to openly express their gender choices still remain a constant struggle for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) people. While LGBTQ voices heard through several online and real-world platforms form an important part of LGBTQ activism, these expose only a small part of the diverse challenges faced by the community. In light of this situation, explain the ways in which discrimination against LGBTQs creates problems for them in different aspects of life and suggest what needs to be done?

Topic: Case study 7. Today, homosexuality and queer identities may be acceptable to more Indians than ever before, but within the boundaries of family, home and school, acceptance of their sexuality and freedom to openly express their gender choices still remain a constant struggle for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) people. While LGBTQ voices …

How does the Deep Ocean Mission targets to realize India’s vision to harness the Blue economy for sustainable growth? Explain.

Topic: Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology 6. How does the Deep Ocean Mission targets to realize India’s vision to harness the Blue economy for sustainable growth? Explain. (250 words) Reference:  The Hindu Why the question: The Union Cabinet has approved the long-pending Deep Ocean Mission since …

As India moves towards its goal for cleaner and Greener fuel, a clear blueprint is the need of the hour to entice international green financing opportunities. Elucidate.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 5. As India moves towards its goal for cleaner and Greener fuel, a clear blueprint is the need of the hour to entice international green financing opportunities. Elucidate. (250 words) Reference:  Financial Express Why the question: The article highlights the need for a clear blueprint to …

Discuss the interplay of right to be forgotten and the right of the public to access courts of record amidst the values of fair criticism and accountability.

Topic: Indian Constitution—historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. 4. Discuss the interplay of right to be forgotten and the right of the public to access courts of record amidst the values of fair criticism and accountability. (250 words) Reference:  The Hindu Why the question: The article discusses the interplay between right …

What policy instruments were deployed to contain the great economic depression? Do you think the depression currently the world is facing due to pandemic is a similar one? Discuss.

Topic: World War 1, Great Depression 1. What policy instruments were deployed to contain the great economic depression? Do you think the depression currently the world is facing due to pandemic is a similar one? Discuss. (250 words) Reference:  Indian Express , Contemporary World History  by Indira Arjun Dev Why the question: The Novel Coronavirus pandemic …

INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 17 June 2021

  विषयसूची सामान्य अध्ययन-II 1. लोक लेखा समिति (PAC) 2. WHO वैश्विक क्षय रोग कार्यक्रम 3. आसियान रक्षा मंत्रियों की बैठक-प्लस (ADMM-Plus)   सामान्य अध्ययन-III 1. चेन्नई-कन्याकुमारी औद्योगिक गलियारा (CKIC) 2. अंतर्देशीय पोत विधेयक 3. डीप ओशन मिशन   प्रारम्भिक परीक्षा हेतु तथ्य 1. जीआई प्रमाणित जलगांव केला 2. ब्रिक्स नेटवर्क विश्वविद्यालय 3. सभी राष्ट्रीय …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 17 June 2021

  InstaLinks help you think beyond the issue but relevant to the issue from UPSC prelims and Mains exam point of view. These linkages provided in this ‘hint’ format help you frame possible questions in your mind that might arise(or an examiner might imagine) from each current event. InstaLinks also connect every issue to their …

Inland Vessels Bill

Topics Covered: Infrastructure- waterways. Inland Vessels Bill: Context: The Union Cabinet has given the nod to the Inland Vessels Bill, 2021, which will replace the Inland Vessels Act, 1917. The Bill will regulate safety, security and registration of inland vessels. Key features of the Bill: It provides for a unified law for the entire country, …

Chennai–Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor (CKIC)

Topics Covered: Infrastructure. Chennai–Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor (CKIC): Context: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India have signed a $484 million loan to improve transport connectivity and facilitate industrial development in the Chennai–Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor (CKIC) in the state of Tamil Nadu. CKIC is part of India’s East Coast Economic Corridor (ECEC), which …

ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus (ADMM-Plus)

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus (ADMM-Plus): Context: 8th ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting (ADMM) Plus was held recently It is being hosted by Brunei as it is the chair of the ASEAN grouping this year. About ADMM- Plus: Consistent with the ADMM guiding principles of open …