The Big Picture – FDI in insurance: Will it kick-start investments?

Summary: The FDI in insurance sector has been raised from 26% to 49%. This proposal had been pending since 2 years. This proposal first came in 1998. The insurance sector was thrown open to private players in the year 2000. This move will be welcomed globally and would increase the investments in the country. This …

Psychology-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 25

ARCHIVES 01 October 2014 Answer in 250 words: 1) Describe the specific sociocultural deprivation of tribals in India as socially and culturally disadvantage group?how can psychology help them ? 2) Discuss the Psychological Consequences of recent developments in IT. 3) Explain Plasticity of perception.

Sociology-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 26

ARCHIVES 01 October 2014 1) Bring out the socio-cultural contexts of educational inequality. In view of these  circumstances what measures you think are appropriate for the solution of the  educational problems of the scheduled castes? (250 Words) 2) 5. Write notes on ALL of the following in not more than 200 words each:- (a) Acculturation and integration of tribal communities. …

General Studies-2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 29

ARCHIVES 01 October 2014 World History 1) France was more fertile than Britain in producing new Socialist theories and movements, though they bore less concrete results in France than in Britain. Examine (200 Words) Reference 2) New imperialism was a nationalistic, not an economic phenomena. Examine. (200 Words) Reference – 1 Reference-2 3) Discuss the main characteristics of …

Science and Technology-2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 26

ARCHIVES 01 October 2014 Q16. What is ‘AKRUTI-KRUTIK-FORCE’ programme of BARC? Explain its significance. http://www.barc.gov.in/akruti-tp/akforce.html Q17. “J.C. Bose is better called as first modern scientist of India”. Explain http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/allahabad/Contributions-of-scientists-JC-Bose-APC-Ray-to-be-discussed-at-MNNIT/articleshow/27779341.cms http://www.simplydecoded.com/2013/11/30/jc-bose-the-first-modern-scientist-of-india/   Q18. Write short notes on Atomtronics Cryptocurrency Claytronics Utility Fog

Public Administration-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 23

ARCHIVES 01 October 2014 Role of media & interest (pressure) groups  Answer in 250 words: 1. Pressure groups ensure that an individual’s democratic rights are not confined just to the act of voting. Discuss. 2. Explain how media can play a constructive role in improving the performance of Indian administrative machinery. Next Topic – Voluntary …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure: Questions on Current Events, 01 October 2014

Today this initiative completes One Year!  🙂  ARCHIVES 01 October 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) China’s rapid growth and investment in infrastructure has resulted in creation of large number of cities of which many have come to known as ghost towns. Do you think this is an indication of an …