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[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 14 July 2015

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 14 July 2015 Archives – Secure 2015 14 July  2015 If facing problem in loading of Disqus Comments, please clear Cache and Cookies in your Browser and then reload the page. This will solve the problem. Alternatively you can open the page in ‘incognito/safe browsing mode‘.  INTEGRATED APPROACH TO PRELIMS+MAINS...

Insights Daily Current Events, 06 July 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 06 July 2015 Archives BSNL launches Wi-Fi service at Hampi Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), as part of Digital India Project, has provided Wi-Fi hotspot service in Hampi, which is on the international tourist map. The service could be used free for 30 minutes. Thereafter, one has to pay Rs. 30 for 30 minutes, Rs. 50...

Insights Daily Current Events, 20 June 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 20 June 2015 ARCHIVES Brightest early galaxy named after Ronaldo Scientists have discovered the brightest galaxy in the early universe that contains the first generation of stars. They have nicknamed it after popular Portuguese football player Cristiano Ronaldo. Details: Scientists say that these massive, brilliant, and previously purely theoretical objects were the creators of the first...

Insights Daily Current Events, 11 May 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 11 May 2015 ARCHIVES Govt. set to grant citizenship to Hindus from Bangladesh The government is set to move forward on the question of granting citizenship to Hindu immigrants from Bangladesh and is expected to submit a policy document to the Supreme Court soon. The Document regarding this is being prepared by the Union Home Ministry....

News Analysis: Climate Change and Poverty

All India Radio News Analysis: November 14, 2014 Topic: Climate Change and Poverty World bank has released a report on climate change highlighting how it leads to food insecurity and water insecurity which eventually hits the poor the hardest. This report is released as a preceder to UN’s IPPCC report  so that it serves as a negotiator at UN conference...

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure – Questions On Current Events, 12 September 2014

ARCHIVES 12 September 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) In India, poor quality of primary education is attributed to various factors amongst which teacher related issues are important. Identify these issues, comment on them and suggest measures to improve quality of primary education in India. Business Standard 2) Which factors determine the location of a cement industry?...

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, August 07

ARCHIVES 07 August 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) ” There is a limit to how much good corporate governance can be legislated.” In the Indian context, critically comment. Business Standard 2) “Car-centric planning has been directly responsible for the degeneration of urban mobility in most Asian cities.” Examine. Business Standard 3) In your opinion, what should be government...

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014, July 25

ARCHIVES 25 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Write a note on ‘shotgun sequencing’. (100 Words) Business Standard 2) Recently a draft genome sequence of wheat was prepared by scientists. Explain the significance of this research, especially for India. Business Standard 3) Write a note on the science behind India’s Green Revolution. Business Standard 4)...

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014, July 24

ARCHIVES 24 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Which two colonial era laws would you like to see repealed or replaced and why? Critically comment. Business Standard 2) Examine the objectives of G-20 for which it was set-up. Do you think the group has met its objectives? Comment. Business Standard 3) Apart from energy production,...

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions on Current Events, 18 July 2014

ARCHIVES 18 July 2014 Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 words 1) Critically comment on the APMC Act and examine why its reform is necessary for the Indian economy. Business Standard 2) Critically analyse the important features of Indo-US nuclear deal. Business Standard 3) Do you think the doctrine of South – South cooperation is still relevant? Comment. The...

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions on Current Events, 14 July 2014

ARCHIVES 14 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Comment on the strategy used by the Government and RBI to increase financial inclusion in the country. Business Standard 2) What do you understand by capital gains tax? Write a note on the capital gains account scheme. Business Standard The Hindu The Indian Express 3) In the context of...

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

ARCHIVES 14 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Give an account of various causes of pollution of rivers in India. With an example, critically comment on government’s action plan to clean rivers. Business Standard 2.Critically comment on the recommendations of Saumitra Chaudhuri panel on emission norms. Business Standard 3.Critically examine the importance of stable Middle East to...

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