5) “प्रस्तावित ब्रिक्स और एशियाई बुनियादी ढांचे के निवेश बैंक (AIIB) चीन का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मुद्रा कोष तथा विश्व बैंक को इस बात का जवाब है कि उनके पास इन दोनों के अलावा भी कई विकल्प मौजूद है” | आलोचनात्मक परीक्षण कीजिये

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) सिलेबस :- द्विपक्षीय क्षेत्रीय और वैश्विक समूह और भारत से संबंधित  और/ अथवा भारत के हितों को प्रभावित करने वाले करार। 5) “प्रस्तावित ब्रिक्स और एशियाई बुनियादी ढांचे के निवेश बैंक (AIIB) चीन का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मुद्रा कोष तथा विश्व बैंक को इस बात का जवाब …

4) “हिन्द महासागर क्षेत्र में सामरिक उपस्थिति स्थापित करने में जो समस्या है वह, भारत की अपने क्षमता से अधिक महत्वाकांक्षा के कारण है” | हिन्द महासागर क्षेत्र में भारत द्वारा घोषित परियोजनाओं के सुसुप्त रहने के प्रकाश में टिप्पणी कीजिये

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) सिलेबस :- भारत और उनके पडोसी 4) “हिन्द महासागर क्षेत्र में सामरिक उपस्थिति स्थापित करने में जो समस्या है वह, भारत की अपने क्षमता से अधिक महत्वाकांक्षा के कारण है” | हिन्द महासागर क्षेत्र में भारत द्वारा घोषित परियोजनाओं के सुसुप्त रहने के प्रकाश में …

3) भारतीय संसद ने अपने कार्य करने के लिए विभिन्न समितियां क्यों बने है ? आपको क्या लगता है ये समितियां परिणामोन्मुखी हैं ? उनमे से किन्ही दो समितियों के संरचना और कार्य आलोचनात्मक नोट लिखिए|

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) सिलेबस :- संसद और राज्य विधायिका-संरचना कार्य कार्य संपादन शक्तियाँ एवं विशेषाधिकार और इनसे उत्पन्न होने वाले विषय। 3) भारतीय संसद ने अपने कार्य करने के लिए विभिन्न समितियां क्यों बने है ? आपको क्या लगता है ये समितियां परिणामोन्मुखी हैं ? उनमे से किन्ही …

2) भारत में साक्षरता को किस प्रकार मापा जाता है ? भारत के विभिन्न राज्यों के बीच साक्षरता दर में अंतर क्यों है ? इस प्रकार के अंतरों के पीछे के सामाजिक-आर्थिक कारणों का परीक्षण कीजिये

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) सिलेबस :- भारतीय समाज की मुख्य विशेषताएँ, जनसँख्या 2) भारत में साक्षरता को किस प्रकार मापा जाता है ? भारत के विभिन्न राज्यों के बीच साक्षरता दर में अंतर क्यों है ? इस प्रकार के अंतरों के पीछे के सामाजिक-आर्थिक कारणों का परीक्षण कीजिये (200) …

1) पश्चिमी हिमालय की वनस्पतियाँ पूर्वी हिमालय से किस प्रकार भिन्न है ? यह भिन्नता किस कारण से है ?

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) सिलेबस :- भूगोलीय विशेषताएँ और उनके स्थान- 1) पश्चिमी हिमालय की वनस्पतियाँ पूर्वी हिमालय से किस प्रकार भिन्न है ? यह भिन्नता किस कारण से है ? (150) सन्दर्भ :- भारत- 2015; अध्याय –

Insights Daily Current Events, 17 March 2015

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[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 17 March 2015

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11) What do you understand by ‘being humane’? Which elements, in your opinion, help humans to empathise with other human beings and bring the good out of them? Examine if it is possible to make these elements an integral part in public administration.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions 11) What do you understand by ‘being humane’? Which elements, in your opinion, help humans to empathise with other human beings and bring the good out of them? Examine if it is possible to make these …

10) Critically analyse how the Disaster Management Act, 2005, has performed in meeting its main objectives since its enactment.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Disaster and disaster management. 10) Critically analyse how the Disaster Management Act, 2005, has performed in meeting its main objectives since its enactment. (200 Words) India – 2015; Chapter – 3 (The Polity)

9) Critically comment on various fears expressed due to increasing use of robots in day to day tasks.

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8) “If economic growth will not automatically translate into improved life chances, air pollution will also hamper economic growth.” In the light of increasing air pollution in Indian cities, critically comment on the statements and provide suggestions to improve the air quality.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Indian economy – Growth and Development; Environmental Pollution 8) “If economic growth will not automatically translate into improved life chances, air pollution will also hamper economic growth.” In the light of increasing air pollution in Indian cities, critically comment on the statements and provide suggestions …

7) Critically examine what measures have been taken by the Indian government to aid the farmers through the e-governance mechanism. Do you think these measures are helping an average farmer? Comment.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: e-technology in the aid of farmers  7) Critically examine what measures have been taken by the Indian government to aid the farmers through the e-governance mechanism. Do you think these measures are helping an average farmer? Comment. (200 Words) India – 2015; Chapter – 4 …

6) “A ‘Cold War political order’ still persists in India-U.S. relations in spite of the relationship moving into a “transition mode” after the first 50 years of limited convergence.” Elaborate.

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5) “The proposed banks – BRICS banks and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) – are China’s answer to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank and at the same time far from being alternatives to IMF and the World Bank, these institutions have different goals.” Critically examine.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)  Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests  5) “The proposed banks – BRICS banks and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)  – are China’s answer to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank and at the same time …

4) “The problem in establishing strategic presence in the Indian Ocean region is that India’s ambitions seem to be running ahead of its capacity.” In the light of slew of projects announced by India in the Indian Ocean region, comment on the statement.

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3) Why does Indian Parliament has many committees to look after its businesses? Do you think these committees are productive in nature? Write a critical note on structure and functions of any two of the important committees.

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2) How is literacy measured in India? Why do you see variation in literacy rates between different states in India? Examine the socio-economic causes behind such differences.

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1) How different is the flora of Western Himalayas from that of Eastern Himalayas’? Explain the reasons behind these differences.

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Time Table: Insights Secure Mains – 2015 (Static Part)

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Insights Daily Current Events, 16 March 2015

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Current Events, 16 March 2015 Indian Ocean conference will discuss strategic challenges Top Ministers, bureaucrats and more than a dozen Ambassadors in the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) are meeting for the first time in Odisha to discuss strategic challenges in the region. …