Understanding EL NINO AND LA NINA Phenomena and Their Implication on India

EL NINO and LA NINA [toc]  Introduction Monsoon is a familiar though a little known climatic phenomenon. In India, from agriculture to economic policies to disaster management, a lot depends on the Monsoon. The Monsoon is a recurring event i.e. it repeats after a certain frequency of time – a year in our case. But, …

[UPSC PRELIMS-2014] Insights Secure Prelims 2014 – Questions On Current Events, June 24, 2014

Time limit: 0 Quiz-summary 0 of 5 questions completed Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 Information Welcome to Insights Secure Prelims – 2014 initiative. The following questions are based on current events that appear in PIB (Public Information Bureau) and from some important newspapers. To view Solutions, follow these instructions: Click on – ‘Start Quiz’ …

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, June 26, 2014

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, June 26, 2014   1.Inflation is not purely a monetary phenomenon in India and hence scope of monetary policy of RBI to contain it is limited. Discuss (300 words) 2. Explain the relationship between the effectiveness of monetary policy and the interest elasticity of investment. Will the monetary policy …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events, June 26, 2014

ARCHIVES 26 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Critically examine deficiencies, if any, in the Food Security Act that was enacted in 2013. Business Standard 2.From security perspective, critically comment on the Aadhaar initiative. Business Standard 3. In the World Bank’s “Ease of Doing Business Index”  report, India’s rank is abysmal. Critically comment why India’s position is poor …

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: WORLD HISTORY – Imperialism and colonialism Question Show how the presence of a weak and helpless China next door brought about the rise of militarism and collapse of democracy in Japan. (200 words) Next Topic WORLD HISTORY – Imperialism and colonialism