Daily Archive: January 12, 2018

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 11 JANUARY 2018

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 11 JANUARY 2018 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:  Poverty and developmental issues...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 12 January 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 12 January 2018   Paper 2: Topic: e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential.   SFOORTI Application What is it? To help plan the traffic flows and optimize freight operations, Ministry of Railways have launched Smart Freight Operation Optimisation & Real Time Information (SFOORTI) App for Freight Managers which provides features for monitoring and managing freight...

Insights into Editorial: The ABC of the RTE

Insights into Editorial: The ABC of the RTE   Context: Since its enactment, the RTE Act has been lauded and criticized. But there has been concern not only over its provisions but also about the lacunae in the school education system. However, there are clauses in the Act which have enormous catalytic potential but that have gone largely untouched and...

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 12 January 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 12 January 2018 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1   Topic: Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India. 1) It makes no sense for India, which prides itself on its multilingualism, to make a case for Hindi at the UN. Comment. (150 Words) The Hindu  ...

ETHICS CASE STUDY: b) What are the ethical issues that needs to be addressed in this case? How will you address them? 

Topic:  Ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions; 8) You are studying in a reputed IIT. Your father works in a big IT company in Bangalore. Nearly two hours is spent in commuting from his home to workplace every day. It is mainly because of huge traffic on roads. He keeps telling you that he is not happy...