Monthly Archive: February 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 28 February 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 28 February 2017   Paper 2 Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Ministry of UD wants States and Cities to go beyond taking small steps for rapid urban transformation   Ministry of Urban Development has evolved a new reform matrix to...

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 28 February 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 28 February 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. STATIC Syllabus Timetable General Studies – 1; Topic: Role of women; Social empowerment 1) What are the benefits of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act to women? Also examine issues involved in using the MTP Act. (200 Words) The Indian Express General Studies...

8) In India, we often read in news about people getting caught who are involved in selling and buying of exam question papers in advance in order to secure good ranks or jobs. What ethical and governance related issues these incidents give rise to? Critically examine.

Topic: Ethics in human actions 8) In India, we often read in news about people getting caught who are involved in selling and buying of exam question papers in advance in order to secure good ranks or jobs.  What ethical and governance related issues these incidents give rise to? Critically examine. (150 Words) The Hindu

7) As carmakers and technology entrants such as Uber and Google scramble to develop autonomous vehicles, lidar has become a highly coveted technology. Write a note on lidar and its applications

Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life  7) As carmakers and technology entrants such as Uber and Google scramble to develop autonomous vehicles, lidar has become a highly coveted technology. Write a note on lidar and its applications. (200 Words) Livemint

6) “Infrastructure investment holds much promise, but to reap its benefits, policymakers in emerging economies will need to strengthen their institutional frameworks for procurement sooner rather than later.” Discuss importance of message in this statement for India.

Topic:  Infrastructure 6) “Infrastructure investment holds much promise, but to reap its benefits, policymakers in emerging economies will need to strengthen their institutional frameworks for procurement sooner rather than later.” Discuss importance of message in this statement for India. (200 Words) Livemint