[VIDEO] InstaDaily Current Affairs and News Analysis (The Hindu) and Answer Writing Guidance (I-CAN) July 6, 2020

  JOIN Insights Prelims TEST SERIES and Mains (IPM) TEST SERIES – 2021 NOTE: In the following I-CAN series every day a Mains question is given and its answer is discussed on the following day. You will learn how to write effective answer through this initiative. You will feel the ‘I CAN also write answers’ …

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 7 July 2020

Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2020: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   General Studies – 1   Topic : Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and …

‘Regulation of the issue of Conflict of Interest is a crucial step in probity’. Explain.

Topic : Conflict of Interest and Probity 7.  ‘Regulation of the issue of Conflict of Interest is a crucial step in probity’. Explain. (250 words) Reference: Ethics by Lexicon Publications Why the question: The question is premised on the theme of conflict of Interest. Key Demand of the question: Discuss in what way regulation of …

Mobota is a small and very poor country in Africa. A major epidemic of a new disease breaks out in Mobota. The only medicine in the market for this disease is a drug made in India by a new pharmaceutical company called Biomed. Since the drug has been developed at heavy cost and Biomed is partly owned by a major international company, the medicine is priced very high. Mobota cannot not afford to pay the price for the large quantities it needs to control the outbreak. What are the different options for Mobota’s health minister to deal with this situation? What according to you would be the best option & why.

Topic : Ethics based case study 6. Mobota is a small and very poor country in Africa. A major epidemic of a new disease breaks out in Mobota. The only medicine in the market for this disease is a drug made in India by a new pharmaceutical company called Biomed. Since the drug has been …

Write a short note on WHO. ​Also discuss what are seen as its major successes and failures?

Topic : Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate. 5. Write a short note on WHO. ​Also discuss what are seen as its major successes and failures? (250 words) Reference: Economic Times  Why the question: The article brings to us detailed narration of the working of WHO as a global health organisation and …

Analyse the consequences of demographic transition that India is going to witness in the near future, what measures should the government take to ensure it harnesses this opportunity.

Topic : Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections. population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies. 4. Analyse the consequences of …

“The lack of government welfare schemes or one-time monetary assistance to domestic workers has compounded their woes during the lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic”, discuss the issue and suggest measures to address it.

Topic : Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections. 3. “The lack of government welfare schemes or one-time monetary assistance to domestic workers has compounded their woes during …

Elucidate upon the idea of ‘One Nation One Voter ID’, also suggest how ensuring domestic ballot portability can empower migrant voters in the country?

Topic : Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures. 2. Elucidate upon the idea of ‘One Nation One Voter ID’, also suggest how ensuring domestic ballot portability can empower migrant voters in the country? (250 words) Reference: The …

Discuss the reasons for increasing frequency of Cyclones in the Arabian Sea, and their possible negative effects.

Topic : Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes. 1. Discuss the reasons for increasing frequency of Cyclones in the Arabian Sea, and their possible negative effects. …

TODAY’s POSTS [ Current Affairs, Current Affairs Quiz, Static Quiz, Editorial, Secure Synopsis, RSTV The Big Picture, RTM ] 6th July 2020

  CURRENT AFFAIRS : Current Affairs in English 6th July 2020 Current Affairs in Hindi  6th July 2020   Current Affairs Quiz : Current Affairs in English Quiz  6th July 2020 Current Affairs in Hindi Quiz  6th July 2020   Static Quiz : Geography Static Quiz in English  6th July 2020 Static Quiz in Hindi  …

INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 6 July

विषय-सूची सामान्य अध्ययन-II 1. मध्य प्रदेश में मंत्रियों की संख्या निर्धारित संवैधानिक सीमा से अधिक 2. एक राष्ट्र एक मतदाता पहचान पत्र 3. सकतेंग अभयारण्य पर चीन के दावे के विरोध में भूटान का आपत्तिपत्र   सामान्य अध्ययन-III 1. भारत का पहला प्लाज्मा बैंक 2. चन्द्रमा, पूर्व अनुमानों से अधिक धात्विक: नासा शोध अध्ययन   …

DAY – 19 ( INSTA REVISION TEST)INSTA REVISION PLAN 2.0, 2020

Post your INSTA Revision Test score as well as your answers for the below Mains Questions in the Comments section for review. Static question: Discuss the key features of National Education Policy, 2019. Critically analyze the lacunae’s and necessary strategy to address the issues. (250 words)   Ethics question : (a) In the context of defence …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 6 July 2020

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 static …

NASA research says the Moon is more metallic than thought before

Topics Covered: Awareness in space. NASA research says the Moon is more metallic than thought before NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft has found evidence that the Moon’s subsurface might have greater quantities of metals such as iron and titanium than thought before. The metallic distribution was observed by the Miniature Radio Frequency (Mini-RF) instrument aboard …