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[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 05 November 2014

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05 November 2014

Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words:

1) The department of electronics and information technology is working on creating a National Cyber Coordination Centre (NCCC). Examine why this is being set up and explain its importance to India.

Business Standard

2) “Recent space accidents  are a stark reminder that the path to space is just as arduous for private companies as it is for government-funded programmes.” Comment.

Business Standard

The Hindu

3) In your opinion what practical measures need to be taken t root out the evil of child labour? What are the benefits of ending child labour? Explain.

Business Standard

4) Critically analyse the growth and performance of India’s oil and gas sector.

Business Standard

Reference

5) Write a critical note on  Russia’s “Eastern pivot” and the role of India in it.

The Hindu

Reference

6) Write a short note on ‘ HIV endogenisation’.

The Hindu