[HINDI MEDIUM] Insights Secure – 2015: Questions on Current Events, 02 March 2015

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)   Archives – Hindi Archives – English Translation By: Praveen Kurre   02 March  2015       General Studies – 1;    सिलेबस: भारतीय संस्कृति में प्राचीन काल के कला के रूप, वास्तुकला के मुख्य पहलू शामिल होंगे। 1) ’’ बिहार के बराबर पहाड़ियों में स्थित  लोमस ऋषि …

Insights Daily Current Events, 02 March 2015

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Current Events, 02 March 2015   Highlights of the Budget 2015-16: Self Employment and Talent Utilisation (SETU) to be Established: Government has announced the setting up of a Self- Employment and Talent Utilisation (SETU) mechanism. What is it? It will be a Techno-Financial, …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 02 March 2015

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8) What traits reflect strong emotional intelligence in an individual? Do you think most Indian politicians have adequate emotional intelligence to run the country? Critically examine.

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7) What do you understand by Big Data? Discuss some of its applications.

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6) It is said that India has a de facto Carbon Tax. Critically examine how this tax is imposed, what are its objectives and if these objectives have been met.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment 6) It is said that India has a de facto Carbon Tax. Critically examine how this tax is imposed, what are its objectives and if these objectives have been met. (200 Words) Business Standard

5) “The power to promulgate an ordinance is essentially a power to be used to meet an extraordinary situation and it cannot be allowed to be perverted to serve political ends.” Critically discuss how and why the ordinance power has been used and misused since independence.

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4) “Unlike in Europe where, by the 17th century, French and English had broken with the dominance of Latin to create not just literature, but also philosophy, historiography, sociology, science etc in their tongues, in India the achievement of regional languages beyond the crucial (and yet also limited) domain of literature is a major impediment.” In the light of ongoing movements to make regional languages medium of instruction in schools and politics associated with them, critically examine why regional languages have failed to excel in fields other than literature

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3) Do we have anything today as representative of Modern Architecture which could be compared with our old buildings? Critically examine.

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2) Compare and contrast the Indo-Islamic architecture with that of temple architecture in India.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of  Architecture in medieval times. 2) Compare and contrast the Indo-Islamic architecture with that of temple architecture in India. (200 Words) Reference

1) “Lomas Rishi cave in the Barabar Hills of Bihar and gateways of some of Buddhist stupas are an excellent example showing true imitations in stone of early wooden constructions.” Examine.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of  Architecture in ancient  times. 1) “Lomas Rishi cave in the Barabar Hills of Bihar  and gateways of some of Buddhist stupas are an excellent example showing true imitations in stone of early wooden constructions.” Examine. (150 Words) Reference …