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[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 01 August 2015

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: August 01 2015

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01 August  2015

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General Studies – 1;

Topic: Changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps)

1) Steady groundwater depletion has become one of the grave problems in India. What solutions are urgently required to halt this depletion? Discuss. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 

General Studies – 2

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests

2) What do you understand by the Doha Development Agenda (DDA) under WTO negotiations? Critically  examine why DDA has been given importance by WTO and its members, also how its outcomes would affect India’s interests. (200 Words)

EPW

General Studies – 3

TopicSecurity challenges and their management in border areas

3) Critically analyse the security threats that India faces in its Western border outside Jammu and Kashmir region. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 

Topic: Role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges

4) It is argued that the social media is increasing becoming anti-social. Critically comment if it is true and examine what threats does social media pose that are anti-social. (200 Words)

EPW

General Studies – 4

Topic: Challenges of corruption.

5) Analyse the interrelationship between poverty and corruption. (200 Words)

Livemint