20 May, 2020

  • Behind new incidents, a changed dynamic along India-China Border (International Relations) (India China Relations)
  • Hotter oceans spawn super cyclones (Geography) (Cyclones)
  • A callous response (Social Issues) (Migrants and Governance)
  • A good year for Olive Ridley turtles (Reference)(Environment)
  • Prelims Practice
  • Question of the day (Olive Ridley)

Prelims Quiz

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    Behind new incidents, a changed dynamic along India-China Border

    Indian and Chinese troops have been involved in as many as four incidents in recent weeks along the undefined LAC. Flashpoints primarily occurred in Galwan Valley in the western sector and Demchok in Ladakh.

    • India - China Boundary Dispute
    • History of boundary formation
    • Western sector
    • Eastern sector: McMahon Line
    • Middle sector: Settled
    • Initiatives to resolve border issues:
    • Conclusion

    Hotter Oceans spawn super cyclones

    The storm system in the Bay of Bengal, Amphan, developed into a super cyclone on Monday and is expected to make landfall along the West Bengal-Bangladesh coast today, according to the India Meteorological Department.

    • Reason for increased frequency of Tropical cyclones in Bay of Bengal
    • Conditions that lead to the formation of Cyclone
    • Reasons behind warming of Bay of Bengal

     

    A callous response

    The article highlights the apathy of the central and state governments towards workers in the informal sector especially the migrant worker who has lost their job and is travelling back home on foot in the current economic crisis caused due to novel coronavirus epidemic.   

    • What is the problem?
    • Social Apathy and Inhuman treatment for such Migrants by the Centre
    • Laws not enough to protect Migrants
    • Way Forward

     

    The Changing Nature of China’s Diplomacy

    Currently Unilateralism and a one-size-fits-all approach have replaced the Zhou and Deng strategy of persuasion and compromise.

    Comments

    Praveen jangid 6 months ago

    Sir please provide some mains question related every DNS video with prelims qus

    Kuldeep 6 months ago

    Please avail the notes in pdf format on this platform

    NARESH 6 months ago

    Please provide daily mains question based on that day editorial on daily basis. It will be very helpful 

    Vikram gurjar 6 months ago

    3rd question
    sir, i have never seen such FORMAT in upsc . please dont provide such question and answer FORMAT . yeh khamkha burden badha deta hain even if we know question we mark it wrong. it causes self doubt and then we try to look every other question as such and mark other question wrong as well. i hope you understand. please provide question option format which is most likely to be faced by us in actual exam. 

    Raviraj Awasthi 6 months ago

    please provide a mains practice question if you feel that an article discusses an issue comprehensively and a subjective question could be solved using the information.

    Shourjya Ghosh 6 months ago

    You did not answer Ques for the Day i.e, 19/5/20. Instead you answered 18/05/20 question by writing about 19/05/20. Please check material before posting. These are misleading.

    Shourjya Ghosh 6 months ago

    At 20:33- Black Carbon is not known to reflect sunlight and reduce surface temperature.

    Anil kumar 5 months ago

    Sir ,there is a problm regarding quiz ques,not able to open