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Insights Daily Current Events, 13 April 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 13 April 2016 Paper 3 Topic: Disaster and Disaster management. SC: Why not treat drought as disaster? With around 10 states reeling under drought, the Supreme Court has asked the Centre why the natural calamity could not be brought under the Disaster Management Act to release funds for the welfare of affected families. The court mooted...

Insights Daily Current Events, 21 March 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 21 March 2016 Archives Paper 3 Topic: biotechnology. Dept. of Biotechnology launches fund to tackle anti-microbial resistance To tackle the threat faced by India from resistance to antimicrobial drugs, the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) — through the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) — has launched a fund. About the Fund: This is an India-focussed seed...

SYNOPSIS: Insights Secure Q&A March 08, 2016

SYNOPSIS: Insights Secure Q&A March 08, 2016 Archives This is a new feature. As feedback from our side on your answers is missing, we thought of providing detailed synopsis of important Secure questions on daily basis so that you could revise our synopsis and compare it with your answers. We intend to post synopsis of Secure questions every next day of...

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 12 February 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 12 February  2016 Archives – Secure 2015 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic:World geography 1) Differentiate between meteorite and asteroid. Describe how they are named. (150 Words) The Indian Express General Studies – 2 Topic:Government policies and interventions for development in various...

Test – 11: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016)

Test – 11: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016) Archives TIMETABLE 08 February 2015 Click on the below questions and answer each within the word limit specified before each question. 1) Examine the works  of any three important travellers who travelled to India between eleventh and seventeenth centuries. Discuss how their works have enabled us to understand social and economic...

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 28 January 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 28 January  2016 Archives – Secure 2015 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Resources; Locational factors of industries 1) India, one of the world’s leading producer of iron ore has become near zero exporter of the ore in recent years. Examine the reasons...

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 22 January 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 22 January  2016 Archives – Secure 2015 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Locational factors of Industries 1) In recent months it is reported in media that India might cease to be the ‘pharmacy of the world’. Examine why and suggest what...

Insights into Editorial: Decoding Emission Norms

Insights into Editorial: Decoding Emission Norms 20 January 2016 Article Link The Centre’s decision to adopt Bharat Stage VI automotive fuels nationwide by April 1, 2020 is a key measure that can, if implemented properly, vastly improve air quality. It also fits in with commitments made at the Paris climate change conference. In November, the government had put in public...

Insights Daily Current Events, 15 January 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 15 January 2016 Archives Paper 3 Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. SBI starts advisory services for startups State Bank of India (SBI) has unveiled a dedicated advisory services branch for startups. The branch, named branch InCube, was recently inaugurated in Bengaluru. Details: InCube’s relationship managers will...

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 04 January 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 04 January  2016 Archives – Secure 2015 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Art and culture  1) “Allowing jallikattu to remain a sport because it represents Tamil tradition would legitimise cruelty against animals and have serious implications for the right to life.”...

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 02 January 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 02 January  2016 Archives – Secure 2015 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: World history 1) Who are the Kurds? Discuss their history, relations with countries in the Middle – East and reasons behind their fight against ISIS. (200 Words) The Hindu...

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 19 November 2015

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 19 November  2015 Archives – Secure 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‘.  Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General...

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 18 November 2015

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 18 November  2015 Archives – Secure 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‘.  Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General...