Science and Tech, Environment – Daily Answer Writing Challenge – Day – 9

QUESTIONS: 30/10/2013 (Topics – S&T in India, Space) Discuss the salient features of New Science, Technology and Innovation policy, 2013? (250 Words) Describe the achievements of ISRO in the last few years. What are the challenges for India in Space research technology?(250 Words) 100 words What are designer babies? Describe the various issues associated with …

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 …

Insights Daily Current Events, October 29, 2013

ARCHIVES October 29, 2013 NATIONAL Centre clears Road project (under PMGSY) in Arunachal Pradesh The Centre has cleared the 157 km Miao-Vijaynagar road project that will connect the remote Vijaynagar circle in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh along the India-Myanmar border, 100 km of it passing through the Namdapha National Park. (from the prelims point …

Ethics Case Study – 22

Question category – Decision making, impartiality and non-partisanship, tolerance and compassion towards weaker section, emotional intelligence, dilemma You are the DM of a hill district of an Indian state which has poor civil infrastructure. The Home Minister of the state has same place his constituency. Unfortunately there is a clash continuing between two group of …

Sociology – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 6

QUESTIONS: 29/10/2013 (Paper-II) Discuss the metaphysical and ethical basis of Hindu social organization. (300 Words) Critically evaluate the existing welfare programs for women in India. Have they benefited all sections of women in India? (300 Words) Outline the factors responsible for unrest in agrarian communities of India. What suggestions will you give to arrest this …

GS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge – Day – 91

QUESTIONS: 29/10/2013 (Topics: Culture; World History) Do you agree with the view that the form and content of temple architecture in  south India between AD 750 and AD 1200 were products of specific economic and  political milieu. (200 Words) Critically examine the main features of the foreign policy off the Nazi Germany. (200 Words) “The …

S&T, Environment – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 8

QUESTIONS: 29/10/2013 (Topics – Biotechnology; Climate Change; IPR; R&D) “The Biotechnology Regulatory Authority Bill, 2013, if passed, will adversely affect agriculture, health of humans and animals, and the environment, causing unparalleled harm”. Critically examine. (200 Words) “Too many international conventions and agreements on climate change  have perplexed and disappointed the world”. Comment. (200 World) “India …

Insights Secure – 2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES DOWNLOAD PDF Questions From The Hindu, October 28, 2013 1. Why developed countries are reluctant to cut their carbon emissions substantially as demanded by the Developing countries? Comment on the implications of stand taken by Developed countries’ on the poor  countries. (200 Words) Link 2. “I’ve never doubted that apartheid – because it was …

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 …

Geography – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 8

QUESTIONS: 28/10/2013 Assess the scope and development of agricultural machinery and equipment industry in India. (300 Words) Write a note on impact of land tenure on agricultural productivity in India. (200 Words) Identify the ravine affected areas in India and discuss the environmental and economic impact of their reclamation. (300 Words) ARCHIVES  

History – Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 8

QUESTIONS: 28/10/2013 (Paper-I) “Medieval Indian towns were merely an extension of villages.” Comment (150 Words) Evaluate Rajatarangini a source of history (150 Words) Discuss the Caurapancashika and Jain styles of paintings. Can the Caurapancashika be called the precursor of pothi format? (200 Words) ARCHIVES REFERENCES Question 3 Link 1 Link 2

Sociology – Daily Answer Writing Answer Writing Challenge Day – 5

QUESTIONS: 28/10/2013 (Paper-II) Write a short note on the integration of tribes in Hindu Culture. (200 Words) Is Secularism a weak ideology? Critically analyze the reasons for anti-secular trends in India. (300 Words) Analyze the ideological and strategical features of Naxalbari movement. (300 Words)  ARCHIVES  http://insightsonindia.com/2013/10/28/public-administration-daily-answer-writing-challenge-day-11/

Public Administration – Daily Answer Writing Challenge – Day-11

QUESTIONS: 28/10/2013 (Paper-II – 2009 questions) “Bureaucracy developed by the British stifled the village self-rule.” Comment (200 Words) “There is no basic contradiction between civil service neutrality and civil service activism.” Comment. (200 Words) Do State Services suffer in comparison with the All India and Central Services? Suggest measures for enhancing the role, competence and …

GS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 90!!!!

QUESTIONS: 28/10/2013(Topics:  Land reforms in India; Food security; Impact of schemes) Evaluate the track record of land reform in India in its various aspects, bringing out inter state differences. How would you interpret this record? (250 Words) What do you think has been the impact of Targeted Public  Distribution System in India on food security for the poor? …

Political Science – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 7

QUESTIONS: 28/10/2013 (Topics – Paper I -Topic Western Political Thought;  5. Rights) ” Machiavelli’s political philosophy was narrowly local and narrowly dated.” ( Sabine ). Comment. (300 Words) ” The sole end for which mankind is warranted, individually or collectively, in interfering with the liberty of action of any of their number is self protection.” ( …

S&T, Environment – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 7

QUESTIONS: 28/10/2013  “Hydrogen as a fuel offers huge potential for an energy deficient country like India”. Critically comment. (150 Words) “Doping remains greatest threat to sports integrity.”Comment on the statement explaining various forms of doping. (200 Words) Compare and contrast Cloud computing and Grid computing? What are the issues involved with them? (200 Words) What …