Ethic and Integrity – Insights Secure – 2015 Question

Topic: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships 10) One of your friends is criticizing a move by a school which has asked its students to thank city traffic police for ensuring road safety. He says that it’s anyway the job of the police and …

9) Differentiate between cybercrime and cyberwarfare. It is said that cyberattackers have more advantages over agencies fighting cyberthreats. Examine these advantages

Topic: Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security 9) Differentiate between cybercrime and cyberwarfare. It is said that cyberattackers have more advantages over agencies fighting cyberthreats. Examine these advantages. (150 Words) The Hindu

8) A recent audit report by the CAG on implementation of public-private partnership (PPP) projects in national highways has revealed some disturbing facts about governance in such projects and putting at disadvantage the end consumers. Critically examine with examples the lacunae in implementation of PPP projects and policies related to it.

Topic: Investment models; Infrastructure: Roads 8) A recent audit report by the CAG on implementation of public-private partnership (PPP) projects in national highways has revealed some disturbing facts about governance in such projects and putting at disadvantage the end consumers. Critically examine with examples the lacunae in implementation of PPP projects and policies related to it. (200 Words) …

Many countries prefer regional trade agreements or bilateral preferential trade agreements (PTA) due to slow progress of WTO negotiations. Do you think PTAs touted as free trade agreements (FTA) are really free and fair? Critically analyse

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 6) Many countries prefer regional trade agreements or bilateral preferential trade agreements (PTA) due to slow progress of WTO negotiations. Do you think PTAs touted as free trade agreements (FTA) are really free and fair? Critically analyse. (150 Words) The Indian Express

5) India spends about one per cent of its gross domestic product (GDP) on public health, compared with three per cent in China and 8.3 per cent in the United States. In recent years the allocation for health care budget has been reduced owing to fiscal strain. Analyse the implications of this policy and also critically comment if it’s a prudent move to cut allocation to health sector to cut the fiscal deficit.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health 5) India spends about one per cent of its gross domestic product (GDP) on public health, compared with three per cent in China and 8.3 per cent in the United States. In recent years the allocation for health care budget has been reduced …

“The overall impact of developmental projects on tribes has been often loss of livelihood, massive displacement and involuntary migration.” This is the conclusion drawn by the High-Level Committee on the Status of Tribals. In this light, critically examine how tribals are affected and what needs to be done to protect their interests.

Topic:  Issues relating to development; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of vulnerable sections. 4) “The overall impact of developmental projects on tribes has been often loss of livelihood, massive displacement and involuntary migration.” This is the conclusion drawn by the High-Level Committee on the Status of Tribals. In this light, critically examine …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events, 24 December 2014

Archives – Secure 2014 Archives – Secure 2015 24 December 2014   Click on the Questions to Post Your Answers. Thank You Tomorrow’s Topics for GS-1: Themes in World History –  Class XI – Theme 11  General Studies – 1 Topic: Salient features of Indian Society; Secularism 1) “Secularism in word and deed is essential for India …