Daily Archive: November 11, 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 11 NOVEMBER 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 11 NOVEMBER 2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz   The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs . The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu  and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil services preliminary exam 2018. It...

Insights into Editorial: Will bank recapitalisation fix NPAs?

Insights into Editorial: Will bank recapitalisation fix NPAs? Context: The Centre unveiled an ambitious plan to infuse ₹2.11 lakh crore capital over the next two years into public sector banks (PSBs). 1.35 lakh cr. will be through sale of recapitalization of bonds. This sum is more than one-third the tier I or core capital (equity plus reserves) of public sector...

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 02 OCTOBER 2017

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 02 OCTOBER 2017 NOTE: Please remember that following ‘answers’ are NOT ‘model answers’. They are NOT synopsis too if we go by definition of the term. What we are providing is content that both meets demand of the question and at the same time gives you extra points in the form of background information. Topic:  Modern Indian history from...

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 11 November 2017

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 11 November 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1;     Topic: Role of women; Poverty and developmental issues 1) The recent 2017 amendment to the Maternity Benefit Act of 1961 (Amendment) is a step forward in the right direction towards increasing gender diversity at the...

ETHICS CASE STUDY: What recommendation would you provide the management? Discuss the merits and demerits of each of the recommendations.

Topic:  Ethical concerns and dilemmas in private institutions 8) You are the head of the Human Resources department of an organisation. One day one of the workers died on duty. His family was demanding compensation. However, the company denied compensation because it was revealed in investigation that he was drunk at the time of the accident. The workers of the...