Monthly Archive: December 2016

MOTIVATION: YOU ARE YOUR WORD!

    MOTIVATION: YOU ARE YOUR WORD! Shreya Kabir     As the year is set to bid adieu and the brand new year is about to set it’s foot in, many heads might be turning a bit philosophical today. While some might be putting ‘being an IAS officer’ at the very first place on their checklist for the New...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 31 December 2016

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 31 December 2016   Paper 2 Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   ‘Mobile App and Facebook Page’ of ‘National Trust’   The government has launched the ‘Mobile App and Facebook Page’ of the National Trust to mark the ‘National Trust Foundation Day’ on the theme “Celebrating Inclusion”.   Background: The National Trust Act...

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 31 December 2016

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 31 December 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Social empowerment 1) “Dalit liberation is essential to the liberation of all the Indian people, and impossible without it.” In the light of recent events that have taken place against the interests and rights of dalits, critically...

ETHICS CASE STUDY: A measure of Government control over voluntary social work is necessary. But it should not be exercised in a coercive a corrupt manner. What measures can you suggest to ensure that due control is exercised but well meaning, honest NGO efforts are not thwarted?

Topic: Ethical dilemmas in public and private institutions 7) Saraswati was a successful IT professional in USA.  Moved by the patriotic sense of doing something for the country she returned to India. Together with some other like-minded  friends, she formed an NGO to build a school for a poor rural community. The objective of the school was to provide the best...