Daily Archive: January 13, 2014

Insights Daily Current Events, January 13, 2014

FROM INSIGHTS MAGAZINE TEAM ARCHIVES January 13, 2014 NATIONAL & SOCIAL ISSUES DISABILITIES According to Census 2011, the number of disabled in India amount to 2.21 percent of population that is 26.8 million. Disability activists opine the count is grossly underestimated as no. of disabled in a country on an average roughly amount to 5-6 percent of the population. India...

General Studies – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic – Art Forms, GS-1 What is culture and what are its general characteristics? Discuss any four important characteristics of Indian culture. (200 Words) “The period between B.C. 600 and B.C. 200 is important not only for political unity of the country but also for cultural unity.” Comment. (200 Words) The Alvars and Nayanars of Tamil Nadu led an inclusive...

MOTIVATION – Point Of Power

                                    Rishave Verma     Don’t play for safety. It’s the most dangerous game.                                                                         (Hugh Walpole) When singer Bobby McFerrin got bored with his performances, he faced a crossroad in his career. After the smash success of his 1988 song, “Don’t Worry, Be Happy”, he set out on a long and grueling tour, but then the joy fell out. McFerrin confessed “I wasn’t...

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 13, January 2014 A9, A10 What is  Index of Industrial Production (IIP)? Explain its significance. (200 Words) The Hindu B1,B2 What are the highlights of  the Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection in India) (PNDT), Act 2003? Evaluate its performance. (200 Words) The Hindu B3,B4 (LEADERS) Compare and contrast India’s relationship with South Korea and North Korea. (200...