Daily Archive: March 28, 2017

Insights into Editorial: The mistrust of Science

Insights into Editorial: The mistrust of Science Summary: India’s plans for a world-class neutrino facility have hit a serious roadblock. Regulators this week directed the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) to seek new environmental permits, pushing the long-delayed facility’s completion further into the future—and further jeopardizing its hopes of making an important discovery.   About the project: The $220 million INO...

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 28 March 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  28 March  2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz Archives Clarification: Quiz, 27th March 2017 (Click HERE): Regarding Q4, the correct answer is option ‘b’, as can be gleaned from the explanation. The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs . The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu  and PIB news articles. This...

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

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 28 March 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. STATIC Syllabus Timetable General Studies – 1; Topic:  The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country. 1) What circumstances led to enactment of the Government of India Acts 1919 and 1935? Compare...

9) Do you think laws against eve-teasing and sexual harassment are sufficient to address the challenge of women facing sexual harassment in their neighbourhoods and public spaces? Critically comment.

Topic: laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance; 9) Do you think laws against eve-teasing and sexual harassment are sufficient to address the challenge of women facing sexual harassment in their neighbourhoods and public spaces? Critically comment. (150 Words) The Hindu

8) What were the objectives of the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) which was to come up in the West Bodi Hills in Theni district in Tamil Nadu? Recently the National Green Tribunal (NGT) kept in abeyance the environmental clearance for this project. Examine why. Comment on NGT’s decision.

Topic:  Achievements of Indians in science & technology; Conservation 8) What were the objectives of the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) which was to come up in the West Bodi Hills in Theni district in Tamil Nadu? Recently the National Green Tribunal (NGT) kept in abeyance the environmental clearance for this project. Examine why. Comment on NGT’s decision. (200 Words) The Hindu