Tagged: current events 2014

Insights Daily Current Events, 01 December 2014

Insights Daily Current Events, 01 December 2014 Inauguration of the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Rama Devi Women’s Autonomous College The President of India, recently, inaugurated the Golden Jubilee celebrations of Rama Devi College in Orissa. Who is Rama Devi? She was one of the most committed workers in India’s national movement and a devoted disciple of Mahatma Gandhi. Her contributions...

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure Questions, 27 August 2014

ARCHIVES 27 August 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) What do you understand by governance? Discuss its relationship with economic growth. Business Standard 2) Why was the Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices (MRTP) Act enacted in 1969? What was its impact? Examine. Business Standard 3) Explain the different types of Trade Agreements and differences between them. Examine the...

Insights Secure-2014: UPSC Questions On Current Events and General Studies

ARCHIVES 12 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.What changes have been proposed to Industrial Disputes Act and Factories Act to bring labour reforms in India? Critically examine. Business Standard 2.By giving examples from different parts of the world, discuss the benefits of high speed rail to India. Examine the impediments involved in expanding high speed rail network in India....

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 15, March 2014 Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 Words 1. What is dual citizenship? What is the stand of Indian law on this issue? Explain why there is a demand from the Indian diaspora for dual citizenship. Business Standard 2. What is core-inflation and what causes it? How does it affect economy? Business Standard 3. What...

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

Hearty congratulations to All the aspirants who got selected for the interview. Around 10 aspirants (might be more) who regularly wrote answers at ‘Daily Answer Writing Challenge– have got selected for the interview. One common thing that I observed in them is that they wrote answers consistently from day one to the last day. It proves that consistent hard work definitely...

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 20, February 2014 1. For the past five years, the world economy has been heavily influenced by the policy of quantitative easing  that the United States Federal Reserve launched in November 2008.  Explain how? (200 Words) Business Standard www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/nitin-desai-the-taper-s-good-for-india-114021901325_1.html 2. “The future for Indian IT is as exciting as it is challenging.” Elaborate. (200 Words) Business Standard www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/reinventing-digital-world-114021901319_1.html 3. Why...

Insights Secure-2014: Questions n Current Events

ARCHIVES 23, January 2014 1. What is black money? Explain the measures taken by the RBI and government to curb it. (200 Words) The Hindu 2. Analyze the important provisions of the draft  Right of Citizens for Time Bound Delivery of Goods and Services and Redressal of their Grievances Bill, 2011. (200 Words) The Hindu 3. What are deemed universities and...

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 13, January 2014 A9, A10 What is  Index of Industrial Production (IIP)? Explain its significance. (200 Words) The Hindu B1,B2 What are the highlights of  the Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection in India) (PNDT), Act 2003? Evaluate its performance. (200 Words) The Hindu B3,B4 (LEADERS) Compare and contrast India’s relationship with South Korea and North Korea. (200...

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 5, December 2013 1. Evaluate the role played by NABARD in rural development in India. (200 Words) The Hindu 2. Write a note on the economic cooperation between India and Egypt. Do you think political instability in Egypt has affected ties between two countries? Substantiate. (200 Words) The Hindu 3. Sphere of Influence (SOI) of the Earth (50 Words) The...

Insights Secure – 2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES DOWNLOAD PDF Questions From The Hindu 29/10/2013 1. Do you think linking of rivers is a feasible solution for bringing water security to the water deficient regions? Suggest alternative methods for water conservation and utilization in dry regions. (250 Words) Link 2. What are the socio-economic constraints faced in the preservation of the Sundarbans ecology? Analyze how the  participation...

Insights Daily Current Events, October 28, 2013

ARCHIVES October 28, 2013 NATIONAL Kashmiris observe Black Day Even as United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon offered to facilitate a dialogue between India and Pakistan, there were protests all over the city, as people observed Black Day, demanding that Kashmiris be allowed their “right of self-determination.” Kashmiris throughout the world observe October 27 as Black Day to mark the day...

Insights Secure – 2014: Questions On Current Events

DOWNLOAD PDF ARCHIVES Questions From The Hindu 26/10/2013 1. Explain the importance of gender equality in politics. (150 Words) Link 2. How many power grids are there in India? Sometimes they fail. What causes their failure? (200 Words) Link Reference 3. “13th Amendment is like a vessel with a hole and seems good for nothing,”  Comment. (150 Words) Link 4....

Insights Daily Current Events, October 26, 2013

ARCHIVES October 26, 2013 NATIONAL EC regulates poll advertisements, campaign on Net, social media Political parties and candidates will now have to account for the money spent on the use of social media for the poll campaigns. The Election Commission has issued a series of instructions to political parties and candidates on utilising the Internet and social media websites for...

Insights Daily Current Events Day 6 (October 16, 2013)

 DOWNLOAD PDF   NATIONAL A third of Western Ghats to get protective cover The Environment Ministry has decided to turn approximately 60,000 square kilometres of the Western Ghats across six States (Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu) into an Ecologically Sensitive Area (ESA). The area will turn into a ‘no-go zone’ for mining and thermal power plants i.e.,...

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events Day – 14

DOWNLOAD PDF Questions From The Hindu – 14/10/2013 Opinion Page 1. “In India a staggering 30 million cases are said to be pending in the country’s courts today. And to tackle this intimidating problem requires comprehensive judicial reform, more judges of quality and improvement of the judicial infrastructure.” Critically comment on the need for judicial reforms in the context of low conviction rates in...