Insights Daily Current Events, November 30, 2013

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES INTERNATIONAL India offers to train Sri Lankan Navy officers In the backdrop of discussions regarding maritime issues in the Indian Ocean region, The Indian Navy has offered to train Sri Lankan Navy officers. In this regard, the Sri Lankan Navy officers would be put …

Insights Secure -2014: Questions On Current Events

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 29, November 2013 1. ” The anti-poverty programmes are leaky and inefficient, unable to lift Indians out of poverty.” Comment. (150 Words) The Hindu 2. “Live-in or marriage like relationship is neither a crime nor a sin though socially unacceptable in this country.” Do you …

How To Remember Things You Study For Long Duration – Some Tips

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) (Following article is sent by Pal Ajay Singh. The opinions/suggestions expressed below are solely his’ and not that of Insights’) By Pal Ajay Singh Have you ever been in a situation where you have info about the answer but a bit confused as to which …

General Studies – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 116

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) QUESTIONS: 30/11/2013 ( institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of vulnerable sections) Analyze the functioning of NHRC in India. (200 Words) The statistics presented in the recently released National Crime Records Bureau report 2012, reaffirm the rising trend of crimes against women. The abysmal …

Insights Daily Current Events, November 29, 2013

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES November 29, 2013 NATIONAL Anti-poverty schemes ineffective: study An analysis done in the Planning Commission reveals that the anti-poverty programmes are leaky and inefficient, unable to lift Indians out of poverty. It shows India can close the poverty gap by spending just a fraction …

India and Nuclear Issues – Connecting the Dots

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) By- Tauseef Ahmad Here is a synopsis on “Nuclear Issues” Related to India First of all we should understand the very diverse nature of this topic: Let’s start paper wise. Paper 1: World War: Nuclear Race, Dropping on Japan etc Paper 2: National: India’s nuclear …

General Studies-Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 115

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) QUESTIONS: 29/11/2013 (RPA, International Relations) In the light of recent Supreme Court judgments directly or indirectly affecting the provisions of  Representation of People Act, analyze the impact of these judgments on Indian polity and on the relationship between Judiciary and the Executive. (250 Words) “India …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 28, November 2013 1. “In India, Despite law, dowry is still seen as ‘adequate’ recompense for inheritance.” Explain the sociological factors that stop women from inheriting land and other properties. (200 Words) The Hindu 2. Critically examine the steps taken by the government in ensuring …

Insights Daily Current Events, November 28, 2013

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES November 28, 2013 NATIONAL RUSA, a way to fund more institutions Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA), the national higher education mission, is a way to provide funding to larger number of institutions. The funding will be based on performance indicators relevant to students, faculty, …

General Studies Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 114

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) QUESTIONS: 28/11/2013 (Resources, infrastructure) “Infrastructure is India’s biggest supply chain challenge.” Comment.(200 Words) Examine how ‘smart grids’ can be a solution to India’s power woes. (200 Words) GUIDELINES ARCHIVES REFERENCES Question 1 Link Question 2 Link Link 2

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 1. Write a short note on Service Tax Voluntary Compliance Encouragement Scheme 2013 (100 Words) The Hindu 2. Why is there an increase in incidents of gold smuggling into the country? Explain. (150 Words) The Hindu 3. “The bubbling debate over the idea of secular …

Insights Daily Current Events: November 27, 2013

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES November 27, 2013 NATIONAL GoM in a bind over status of Hyderabad The Group of Ministers (GoM) have found it difficult to find a solution to the contentious issue of Hyderabad city’s status as the process of division of Andhra Pradesh gathered momentum ahead …

Things To Consider Before Writing An Essay in The Exam

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) A typical essay UPSC asks candidates to write in the civil services Mains exam year after year is an expository or analytical one. Unlike literary essay which tend to be descriptive and narrative requiring candidate to explore his literary skills, expository essays demand reasoning and logic …

Science and Technology – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 30

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) QUESTIONS: 27/11/2013  “Infant mortality, maternal mortality and neo-natal death figures are unacceptably high among the STs because of lack of healthcare infrastructure, low literacy rates and sometimes traditional practice”. What measures government has taken in this regard? (200 Words)  “Rise in drug-resistant diseases could trigger …

Full Feed Content In Your Email Inbox From Insights

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) From now on, every post that appears in your email would contain full article/content. This is in response to a request posted yesterday at Feedback section. This helps aspirants who prefer to read Current Events or any other articles in their mobile phones. As we …

General Studies – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 113

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) QUESTIONS: 27/11/2013 (Comparison of constitutions, Energy security/technology/policies of developed countries….) Compare and contrast important features of the constitution of Afghanistan and India. (250 Words) Examine in what ‘unique’ ways  India’s Civil Liability for Nuclear Damages Act, 2010 (the Act) deals with supplier liability? Also throw …

Representation of People Act – Recent Verdicts Simplified

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Following document is a transcript of a discussion held between Kumar Vivek, Narinder Pal Singh and Tauseef on RPA. Representation of people Act: Whole episode We hope the basics are clear so we are delving more on recent debates, verdicts and aftermath like Amendments and Ordinance …

Insights Daily Current Events: November 26, 2013

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES November 26, 2013 NATIONAL CBI urges Supreme Court to free the agency from being a “caged parrot” In response to the Centre’s affidavit rejecting demand for greater autonomy and vesting the CBI Director with a Secretary-level status, the CBI urged the Supreme Court (SC) …

Insights Secure – 2014: Questions On Current Events

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES Questions From the Hindu, November 26, 2013 1. Salinet features of Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) (100 Words) The Hindu 2. “The current tangle in Nagaland must be handled politically, with sensitivity to the changing concerns and aspirations in a state once convulsed by insurgency.” …

Science and Technology – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 29

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) QUESTIONS: 26/11/2013  “The Penta-valent Vaccine for immunization program has run into a storm”. Analyze in the light of SC verdict in this regard. (200 Words) Why does India have most number of malnourished children and women in the world? Suggest measure to tackle this. (200 …