Daily Archive: January 12, 2014

Insights Daily Current Events, January 12, 2014

FROM INSIGHTS MAGAZINE TEAM ARCHIVES January 12, 2014 NATIONAL & SOCIAL ISSUES Government notified new natural Gas Pricing Formula The Government of India  notified the new natural gas pricing formulae, which will be in effect from 1 April 2014. As per the newly issued notification, the rate of all domestically produced fuel will be almost doubled to 8.2 to 8.4...

Insights Weekend Discussions – Week Twelve

Welcome to the Twelfth edition of Insights Weekend Discussions. You can access details of last Eleven discussions here. And the topic is: Should India take initiative and destroy its nuclear  stockpile ? India has asserted that it would follow ‘no-first-use’ policy when it comes to use of nuclear weapons and it would solely use the nuclear weapons for deterrence. But, possession of...

General Studies Daily Answer Writing Challenge – Starts Tomorrow

For those who were eagerly waiting for the restart of General Studies Daily Writing Challenge, here is a good news – it will restart tomorrow (Monday, January 13, 2014) This time it will be different and will have a new approach and theme. We will post questions from Monday to Thursday from each GS paper. Initially for one month it...

MOTIVATION -Tigers or Strawberries

                     Rishave Verma The past is a concealed cheque, the future is a promissory note, and the present is cash in hand.                                                               (Anonymous) A man being chased by wild tigers scurried down on a vine, hanging over the edge of a cliff. Looking down he saw two more hungry tigers waiting for him at the bottom of the vine. Unable to...

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 12, January 2014 K5, K6 What is Western Disturbance? Discuss its significance to northern India. (200 Words) The Hindu K7, K8 LEADERS Bring out the causes of frequent arrests of fishermen between India and Sri Lanka. How do you think both countries should resolve the issue? Comment (200 Words) The Hindu K9, K10 Comment on the nature of economic...