Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

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25, February 2014

1. What is the principle behind functioning of a cellphone tower in sending and receiving signals? Is the radiation emitted by such towers harmful to living beings? Examine. (200 Words)

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2. Examine the contribution of ISRO to the field of astronomy. (200 Words)

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3. Critically comment on the need for nuclear disarmament around the world. Explain the role of UN towards and highlight India’s stance on the issue. (200 Words)

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4. Write a note on the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Maritime Navigation (SUA) or Sua Act. Why was it in news recently? (200 Words)

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5. Do you agree with the view that English language in India is threat to the survival of native languages? Substantiate. (200 Words)

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6. Why does India need a  Biotechnology Regulatory Authority? Critically analyze the major issues concerning research in biotechnology in the field of agriculture in India. (200 Words)

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7. What do you understand by biofortification? Why is it important? Explain. (200 Words)

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8. “Minimum support prices have in practice become procurement prices, and with State governments adding to it a bonus, the cost of procurement has become high.” Why is this an issue of concern? Examine. (200 Words)

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