Daily Archive: March 20, 2017

Lok Sabha TV- Insight: Banking Reforms And Challenges

  Lok Sabha TV- Insight: Banking Reforms And Challenges   With the potential to become 5th largest banking industry in the world by 2020 and 3rd largest perhaps by 2025 according to some reports, India’s banking and financial sector is expanding rapidly. The Indian banking industry is currently worth of more than 1 trillion dollar and banks are now expanding...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 20 March 2017

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 20 March 2017   Paper 3 Topic: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.   Telescope upgrade to sniff out solar storms   The GRAPES-3 experiment at TIFR’s Cosmic Ray Laboratory in Ootacamund in Tamil Nadu is getting upgraded. The telescope made news...

Insights into Editorial: Low, stagnating female labour-force participation in India

    Insights into Editorial: Low, stagnating female labour-force participation in India    Summary: National Sample Survey (NSS) data for India show that labour force participation rates of women aged 25-54 (including primary and subsidiary status) have stagnated at about 26-28% in urban areas, and fallen substantially from 57% to 44% in rural areas, between 1987 and 2011. Different age...

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 20 March 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 20 March 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. STATIC Syllabus Timetable General Studies – 1; Topic : Political philosophies; Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues 1) Critically analyse Ambedkar, Gandhi and Nehru’s views on democracy. (200 Words) The Hindu Topic: History of...

4) The data suggest that the drug abuse problem in Punjab is highest in India. Critically examine its causes. Also comment on the role of political parties in combating drug problem in Punjab.

Topic:  Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States; pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity 4) The data suggest that the drug abuse problem in Punjab is highest in India. Critically examine its causes. Also comment on the role of political parties in combating drug problem in Punjab. (200 Words) The Hindu