Daily Archive: November 5, 2018

Insights into Editorial: Choked by smog: on air pollution

Insights into Editorial: Choked by smog: on air pollution   Context: Air pollution is choking several cities in the northern States once again, as changes in temperature and slowing winds trap soot, dust and fine particulate matter. The National Capital Region is badly hit, as the burning of agricultural residue in Punjab and Haryana is releasing large volumes of smoke...

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 05 NOVEMBER 2018

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 05 NOVEMBER 2018 Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2019: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   Tomorrow’s Static Topic: Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other countries. General Studies – 1 Topic- Salient features of...

8) What do you understand by a Blue Bond. Discuss its relevance for a country like India.(250 words)

Topic–  Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment 8) What do you understand by a Blue Bond. Discuss its relevance for a country like India.(250 words) Reference Reference Why this question Seychelles has recently been successful in raising around 15 million dollars from its newly devised Blue Bonds. In this context it is essential to discuss the nature of...

7) According to IPCC report, unless net carbon dioxide emissions are brought down to zero by 2050, warming above 1.5°C is practically inevitable. Discuss.(250 words)

Topic– Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment 7) According to IPCC report, unless net carbon dioxide emissions are brought down to zero by 2050, warming above 1.5°C is practically inevitable. Discuss.(250 words) Reference Why this question The recent IPCC report has highlighted the gravity of situation with regard to the impending climate and environmental disaster due to global...

6) What do you understand by precision medicine and how can it help in cancer treatment and other various chronic and life threatening diseases? (250 words)

Topic – Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life 6) What do you understand by precision medicine and how can it help in cancer treatment and other various chronic and life threatening diseases? (250 words) Reference Why this question The article discusses this novel method of precision medicine and how it can help in improving treatment...