[UPSC PRELIMS-2014] Insights Secure Prelims-2014, July 11

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, 22 July 2014

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, 22 July 2014 1) Trace the growth of real per capita income in India in the pre liberalisation period, keeping in view the interplay of increasing population and increasing real national income ( 300 words)  2) What do you mean by money multiplier? What are the factors that determine …

Motivation; Dont stop when you are tired, stop when you are done!

………………………… With close to less than a month for the exams, I am sure that the tension must be mounting high and the pressures are at their extreme. It is natural to be frustrated a little, a little challenged and a little tired as well. You may also feel like stopping everything and withdrawing into …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events, July 22, 2014

ARCHIVES 22 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Write a note on the applications of Nanotechnology in the agriculture field with special reference to India’s initiatives. Business Standard 2) What is ‘bilateral advance-pricing agreement (APA) ‘? Why and between who this agreement is signed? Explain. Business Standard 3) “The Indian …

[UPSC PRELIMS-2014] Insights Secure Prelims-2014, July 10

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’ …

[UPSC PRELIMS 2014] Insights Secure Prelims-2014, 09 July 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, 21 July 2014

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, 21 July 2014 1) What do you mean by Hindu rate of growth? Why has it been argued that poverty cannot be eradicated under Hindu rate of Growth? (200 words)  2) Examine Kalecki’s model of distribution. Do you consider it a correct explanation of distribution? (300 words)

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events, 21 July 2014

ARCHIVES 21 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) In the light of recent events in some parts  of the world, critically analyse the role played by ‘non-state actors’ in deciding the outcome of conflicts between states and within states. Business Standard 2) ” Land markets are arguably the most distorted factor …

Motivation: It’s always my fault isnt it?

……………………………… This probably might be one of my favourite questions to answer. Few days ago someone told me that they were constantly being disturbed by their roommate who was asking them questions unnecessarily, esp when they were studying. Someone else told me that the football match between Argentina and Germany was too good. Someone once …

[UPSC PRELIMS 2014] Insights Secure Prelims – 2014, July 08, 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’ …

Insights Weekend Discussions/Debates – Restarts Tomorrow

Few aspirants requested me to restart our popular Weekend Debate/Discussion initiative again.Hence starting it again from tomorrow. I promise that this initiative will continue as long as  meaningful and enthusiastic participation is ensured from your side. It’s our policy to discourage aspirants from indulging in useless debates and provide them an avenue to express their thoughts …

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, 19 July 2014

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, 19 July 2014 1) How is GST different from VAT? What is the grand bargain suggested by the Thirteenth Finance Commission for implementation of GST? (300 words)  2) What are the fiscal and monetary implications of vertical IS and vertical LM curves? (250 words)

ETHICS and INTEGRITY: Answer Writing Challenge, 19 July 2014

ARCHIVES 19 July 2014 You are working as Junior Engineer in a Tehsil. You have been given responsibility to measure MGNREGA works undertaken by 3 Gram Panchayats. You have authority to give technical sanctions to all MGNREGA works. In one of these Panchayats you notice that your predecessor had wrongly measured many works, and in …