Insights Daily Current Events, 31 January 2015

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[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events, 31 January 2015

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11) In today’s society, greed is increasing being viewed as good and a necessary factor for development. Do you agree with this view? Critically analyse.

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10) Recruitment to civil servants is done mainly on the basis of testing their domain knowledge with negligible emphasis on ethical competencies. How far do you think has this approach resulted in increasing corruption in government? Explain

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9) ‘Satyagraha seeks the ethics of responsibility. Terror owns the act of violence but disowns the responsibility for it.’ Comment.

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8) India and USA recently committed to multi-sectoral actions to counter the emergence and spread of Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) and cooperation in training of health workers in preparedness for threats of infectious diseases.What is AMR? Why is it seen as a threat and what action can be taken to counter its effects?

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7) Coal remains the main fossil fuel for power generation in India. What are the health impacts of air pollution from these coal-fired power plants? Also assess the success of current environment regulatory framework for coal power plants in India.

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6) “The alleged increment in tax rate would not be able to make smoking tobacco a less affordable product because of its obvious loopholes in the differential treatment of different tobacco products or different tiers of the same product.” Comment.

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5) “The recently released Shanta Kumar Committee report on issues related to procurement, storage and distribution of food grains in India is deeply flawed and runs contrary to the aim of achieving the MDGs “Critically analyse.

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4) Surrogacy in India has flourished into a ‘Commercial Industry’ and lead to ‘reproductive tourism’. Analyse both the positive and negative impacts this had on India. To what extent, the proposed ART bill seeks to address the above concerns

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3) There is a growing realisation that citizen participation lies at the heart of good governance. What are the initiatives taken by government in this regard? How can these initiatives be more successful?

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2) “The popular rise of the slogan for azaadi in Kashmir in the late 1990s was on the account of religious fundamentalism which was left unchallenged and an Indian state which viewed a community merely as pawns in their geostrategic game.” Critically comment.

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1) ‘Extreme nationalism of fascist variety has various faces in various countries,but it has everywhere in common characteristics.’ Critically analyse.

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The Big Picture – Importance of Census Data on Religion

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Insights Daily Current Events, 30 January 2015

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[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events, 30 January 2015

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10) Recently, we have witnessed the trend of secret information leaks by anonymous persons with in the government to expose malpractices. Debate whether this act done with good intentions be considered as ethical.

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9) As a senior public servant, what techniques would you adopt to influence and persuade your staff to maintain high ethical conduct in your organization?

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8) What are the various generation of bio-fuels? Why are the previous generation bio-fuels seen as threat to food security? How do 3rd generation bio-fuels manage to address those problems?

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