GENERAL STUDIES – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude Instruction: Cases must be looked at and solved only from an ethical point of view even if there is a practical way out of the situation. Case 1: You are the Chief Labour Commissioner of Karnataka. In one of your visits …

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Process and techniques of decision-making Question “The rational model of decision making makes no acknowledgement of cultural differences”. Critically Examine.[200 Words] Next Topic: Administrative Behaviour – Communication

POLITICAL SCIENCE – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Question Do you think Aristotle can be regarded as a social democrat? If so, why? (200 words)

PHILOSOPHY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: INDIAN PHILOSOPHY – CHARVAKA Question Why do Charvaka reject the concept of Akasa. [UPSC-2011/ 250 words] Next Topic: INDIAN PHILOSOPHY – CHARVAKA

GEOGRAPHY – Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Economic Geography – INDUSTRY Question 1 Distributional pattern of industries in India does not provide requisite basis for division of country into distinct Industrial Regions. Elaborate. (200 words) Question 2 On the outline map of india mark the location of all of the following. Also …

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ENVIRONMENT, BIODIVERSITY

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Question 1 What is Salvage therapy? Why it was in news recently?  (200 words) Source: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/india-launches-hiv-salvage-therapy/article5683824.ece Question 2 Analyze the features of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014.  (200 words) Source: http://164.100.47.4/BillsTexts/RSBillTexts/asintroduced/III2014ERS.pdf Question 3 “The launch of NACP-IV shows the inefficiency of …

Libya: the mirage of democracy | Editorial

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Libya: the mirage of democracy | Editorial – http://feeds.theguardian.com/c/34708/f/663889/s/375982b3/sc/11/l/0L0Stheguardian0N0Ccommentisfree0C20A140Cfeb0C20A0Ceditorial0Elibya0Emirage0Edemocracy/story01.htm

G20 has failed to fulfil its promise of collaboration amid hostility

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) G20 has failed to fulfil its promise of collaboration amid hostility – http://feeds.theguardian.com/c/34708/f/663889/s/375843ca/sc/25/l/0L0Stheguardian0N0Cworld0C20A140Cfeb0C20A0Cg20A0Eeconomy0Epromise0Efailure0Ecrisis/story01.htm – sent from the Guardian Anywhere app

NYTimes: Muzzling Speech in India

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) NYTimes: Muzzling Speech in India http://nyti.ms/1fDOlf1

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 21, February 2014 1. “Despite 4% growth in agriculture in last four years, there are also some other disquieting aspects of developments on the farm front that partly sully the sheen of these achievements. ” Examine. (200 Words) Business Standard http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/checking-a-claim-114022001264_1.html 2. “The Anglo-Russian …

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Mauryan Empire Sites ( 40 words each) 1. Tamralipti 2. Jyotishyapura 3. Vidisha 4. Sanchi 5. Ujjain 6. Mahishmati 7. Eran 8. Tripuri 9. Mandasore 10. Ahar 11. Ahichchatra 12. Kampilya Next Topic: Post- Mauryan Period