[HINDI MEDIUM] Insights Secure – 2015: Questions on Current Events, 06 March 2015

Archives – Hindi Archives – English Translated By: Praveen Kurre .                                                                       06-03-2015 General Studies – 1; Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms from ancient to modern times. 1> अजंता के गुफा में बने भित्तिचित्रों की प्रकृति और रूपों को समझाइए (200) स्रोत :- CCRT   Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects …

[HINDI MEDIUM] Insights Secure – 2015: Questions on Current Events, 09 March 2015

                 Archives – Hindi Archives – English Translated By: Praveen Kurre                  09-03-2015 General Studies – 1; सिलेबस : महिलाओं से सम्बंधित विषय 1> केंद्र सरकार ने हिंसा या दुर्व्यवहार से पीड़ित महिलाओं के लिए “वन स्टॉप सेंटर ” स्थापित करने का निर्णय लिया है ,जो इन महिलाओं को क़ानूनी सलाह और मनोवैज्ञानिक परामर्श देंगे | महिलाओं …

India’s World – Democratic Crisis in Maldives

Summary: The arrest of opposition leader and the former President has triggered a fresh crisis in the Maldives. Opposition parties together have started a movement called save the Constitution movement. The former president, Nasheed, has been arrested on the charge of terrorism for illegally ordering the detention of a Judge. If convicted, the former President …

The Big Picture – Budget 2015: Implications for Social Sector

Summary: There is a general feeling that under the Budget the allocations made to the social sector coming under various ministries have been inadequate and even much less than the allocations made last year. The centre has however defended its move by saying that higher devolution of tax revenues to the states as suggested by …

Insights Daily Current Events, 10 March 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 10 March 2015 First indigenously developed and manufactured vaccine against Rotavirus First India-made Rotavirus vaccine was recently launched by PM recently. The vaccine will prevent Rotavirus infection that claims lives of over 1,13,000 infants every year in India, through a highly infectious diarrhoea. It is claimed to be the world’s cheapest …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 10 March 2015

Archives – Secure 2015 10 March  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‘.  Please Check This Article for Latest Update and New Initiative and …

11) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is likely to adopt a zero tolerance policy on Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) norms. Examine what this zero tolerance policy entails and why there is such strict policy against above mentioned violations by banks.

Topic: money-laundering and its prevention 11) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is likely to adopt a zero tolerance policy on Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) norms. Examine what this zero tolerance policy entails and why there is such strict policy against above mentioned violations by banks. (200 Words) Business Standard

10) “Recently it has been pointed out that India has moved from a carbon-subsidisation regime to the one where carbon spewing is taxed i.e.. the shift from a negative price to a positive price on carbon emissions.” Elaborate and examine advantages and disadvantages of this shift in policy on climate change.

Topic:  environmental pollution and degradation 10) “Recently it has been pointed out that India has moved from a carbon-subsidisation regime to the one where carbon spewing is taxed i.e.. the shift from a negative price to a positive price on carbon emissions.” Elaborate and examine advantages and disadvantages of this shift in policy on climate change. …

8) The Department of Posts has initiated the process of starting a Payment Bank and e-commerce venture in the country. Examine the rationale behind these ventures and their prospects considering the presence of myriad players in the aforementioned fields in India.

Topic:Structure, organization and functioning of the  Departments of the Government 8) The Department of Posts has initiated the process of starting a Payment Bank and e-commerce venture in the country. Examine the rationale behind these ventures and their prospects considering the presence of myriad players in the aforementioned fields in India. (200 Words) Business Standard

7) “For the major part of four decades plus that Bangladesh has been in existence, it has been a pale shadow of Pakistan. Clearly, the legacy of the liberation war has not been as exemplary as the Indian national movement’s.” Critically comment on the statement.

Topic: India and its neighbours 7) “For the major part of four decades plus that Bangladesh has been in existence, it has been a pale shadow of Pakistan. Clearly, the legacy of the liberation war has not been as exemplary as the Indian national movement’s.” Critically comment on the statement. (200 Words) Business Standard

6) What are the important factors that determine the location of an industry? With suitable examples, examine the factors responsible for the location and growth of cotton industry around the world.

Topic:  factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world (including India)  6) What are the important factors that determine the location of an industry? With suitable examples, examine the factors responsible for the location and growth of cotton industry around the world. (200 Words) NCERT

2) An interesting way of studying the population composition of a country is by looking at the population pyramid, also called an age-sex pyramid. With examples, examine how this pyramid helps in studying population composition of a country

Topic: population and associated issues 2) An interesting way of studying the population composition of a country is by looking at the population pyramid, also called an age-sex pyramid. With examples, examine how this pyramid helps in studying population composition of a country. (200 Words) NCERT

1) “Despite the gains women have made in education, health and even political power in the course of a generation, violence against women and girls worldwide ‘persists at alarmingly high levels,’ according to a United Nations analysis.” Critically analyse the magnitude of this problem and suggest what needs to be done at global level to address this issue.

Topic: Women issues; Women Empowerment 1) “Despite the gains women have made in education, health and even political power in the course of a generation, violence against women and girls worldwide ‘persists at alarmingly high levels,’ according to a United Nations analysis.” Critically analyse the magnitude of this problem and suggest what needs to be done …