[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 10 February 2018

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[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 10 February 2018

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General Studies – 1


 

Topic: Urbanisation – problems and remedies

1) Urbanization advances economic development, but it also poses major challenges, from managing congestion and pollution to ensuring that growth is inclusive and equitable. Does India have tools to overcome to overcome these challenges? Discuss. (250 Words)

Project Syndicate

 


General Studies – 2


 

Topic:   Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability

2) The success of Swacch Bharat mission hinges on strong municipals and efficient governance. Comment. (250 Words)

Down to Earth

 

Topic:   Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health

3) Examine the role and potential of community level interventions and emerging technologies in  improving quality of care for women and newborns. (250 Words)

Down to Earth

 

Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health

4) Analyse the findings of the NITI Aayog’s Health Index report that was released recently. (250 Words)

Down to Earth

 

Topic:  Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies

5) The National Human Rights Commission of India is often considered as toothless body, however over a period of time it is observed that, though unevenly and sometimes ineffectively, it has carved out triumphal moments that have opened up state actions to judicial and public scrutiny. Critically evaluate. (250 Words)

EPW


General Studies – 3


 

Topic:   Environmental pollution 

6) What is ozone pollution? Why is it still a cause for concern?  Examine. (250 Words)

Down to Earth

 

Topic:    Achievements of Indians in science & technology

7) In recent years the  private sector is leading a new space race. How can India help private sector in India to boom in the space sector? Examine. (150 Words)

Livemint

 


General Studies – 4


Topic:   Ethics in human actions