Insights Daily Current Events, January 24, 2014

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES January 24, 2014 NATIONAL & SOCIAL ISSUES POVERTY ESTIMATION & INDICATORS (Continued from yesterday’s post) OBJECTIVES OF POVERTY ESTIMATION To build awareness on poverty and to keep it in the agenda of discourse; To design policies, programs and institution to alleviate poverty To monitor …

Insights On India Mock Exams For Prelims-2014 – Update On Third and Fourth Tests

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Our third test of 2014 Mock Exams will be sent to you tomorrow at around 5.30 pm. We carefully send everyone but still few people don’t get them (don’t know why) If you don’t see the tests in your inbox by tomorrow 6 pm, please …

Great Offer on Amazon Kindle Reading Device

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) If you wanted to buy an Amazon Kindle reader, now is the time. They have slashed prices and it’s only for two days. Why  are we recommending it? These days you get Kindle version of UPSC standard texts and you can read them on the …

GEOGRAPHY – Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Models, Theories & Laws in Human Geography Question 1 Write shote note : Gravity Model. (200 words) Question 2 Write a note on Weight Triangle. (200 words) Next Topic Models, Theories & Laws in Human Geography

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ENVIRONMENT, BIODIVERSITY

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Question 1 “India’s solar power policy is now entering round two. And there is much that needs to be reviewed and reworked as the business of solar energy has seen massive turbulence in India as well as globally”. Comment in the light of challenges Indian …

SOCIOLOGY– Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Question 1 Examine the nature of Social Facts as understood by Emile Durkheim. (300 words)  Question 2 Describe the salient features of the poverty alleviation programmes. What modifications would you suggest to make them more effective? (200 words)

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Question 1. Compare the economic, social and religious life of the Indus Valley people with that of the early Vedic people and discuss the relative chronology of the Indus and the early Vedic cultures. (200 words) Question 2. Position of women in the Rigvedic society. (200 words) Next …

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Question 1. Leadership is the ‘influential increment over and above mechanical compliance with the routine directives of the organization’ [Katz and Kahn]. Analyze. (150 WORDS) [CSM 2012] Question 2 Human relations approach urges co-operation over competition and inter dependence over individualism. Examine [200 words] Tomorrow’s Topics Functions …

MOTIVATION: Self-worth

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)                                            Rishave Verma It’s hard to defeat an enemy who has an outpost in your own head.                                                                            (Sally Compton) When motion pictures became popular, a group of country people went to watch their first movie. Upon viewing a scene in which a band of robbers was …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 24, January 2014 1. Critically comment on the contribution of Subhas Chandra Bose to India’s freedom struggle. (200 Words) The Hindu 2. What do you understand by money supply? What are the measures adopted in India to measure money supply? Explain. (200 Words) The …

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Question 1. Enumerate the role of deficit financing as a mode either of productive mobilisation of domestic factor endowments or of generating effective demand for domestic goods and services in Indian Economic context since 1970s. (200 words) Question 2. Write an account of the problem of …