Insights Daily Current Events, 25 February 2015

ARCHIVES Insights Daily Current Events, 25 February 2015 Standardisation and Certification of Indigenous Medical systems The Minister of AYUSH, government of India, recently said that the government is looking forward to put in place an effective certification system. Why is it required? Most of the foreign countries including USA, Australia, European countries etc. have not …

[HINDI MEDIUM] Insights Secure – 2015: Questions on Current Events, 25 February 2015

Archives – Hindi Archives – English Translation By: Praveen Kurre Insights Secure – 2015 – Hindi 25 February  2015 General Studies – 1; सिलेबस:  विश्व (भारत सहित) के विभिन्न भागों में प्राथमिक,द्वितीयक और तृतीयक क्षेत्र के उद्योगों को स्थापित करने के लिए जिम्मेदार कारक। 1) तृतीयक और चतुर्थ श्रेणी के उद्योगों के लिए स्थान निर्धारण करने वाले …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 25 February 2015

Archives – Secure 2015 25 February  2015   If facing problem in loading of Disqus Comments, please clear Cache and Cookies in your Browser and then reload the page. This will solve the problem. Alternatively you can open the page in ‘incognito/safe browsing mode‘.  General Studies – 1; Topic: factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, …

9) “A moral system valid for all is basically immoral.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche What do you understand by the above statement? Comment on it in the context of current developments you see in India and around the world.

Topic: role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values; social influence and persuasion;  9) “A moral system valid for all is basically immoral.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche What do you understand by the above statement? Comment on it in the context of current developments you see in India and around the world. (150 Words) General

7) “India’s brain drain is West’s brain gain.” Critically discuss why India’s scientists move to foreign countries and excel. Do you think brain drain is a thing of past, especially in the field of science? Examine.

Topic: Achievements of Indians in science & technology; 7) “India’s brain drain is West’s brain gain.” Critically discuss why India’s scientists move to foreign countries and excel. Do you think brain drain is a thing of past, especially in the field of science? Examine. (200 Words) The Hindu

6) “The implementation of the National Food Security Act is mired in apathy and confusion.” In the light of India’s worst record in ensuring nutrition to its people and various amendments made to the food security act, critically comment on the statement.

Topic: Public Distribution System- objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security 6) “The implementation of the National Food Security Act is mired in apathy and confusion.” In the light of India’s worst record in ensuring nutrition to its people and various amendments made to the food security act, critically comment on the …

5) “Over half of the most polluted cities in the world are in India, said a World Health Organization report released in the middle of 2014 and air pollution is an urgent public health problem that deserves policy attention.” Critically comment.

Topic: environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment 5) “Over half of the most polluted cities in the world are in India, said a World Health Organization report released in the middle of 2014 and air pollution is an urgent public health problem that deserves policy attention.” Critically comment. (200 Words) Business Standard

3) Gender inequality is not just a gender issue that affects women, but it’s also a socio-economic issue that adversely affects development. In this regard, critically examine how can government address gender inequality issue and why this issue needs urgent action.

Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections. 3) Gender inequality is not just a gender issue that affects women, but it’s also a socio-economic issue that adversely affects …

2) “The recommendations of Fourteenth Finance Commission are a right step towards true devolution of more finances and powers to states and local bodies and have the potential to redefine Indian federalism in a long overdue and desirable manner” Critically analyse.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education, Human Resources; 2) “The recommendations of Fourteenth Finance Commission are a right step towards true devolution of more finances and powers to states and local bodies and have the potential to redefine Indian federalism in a long overdue and desirable manner” Critically analyse. …