QUIZ: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 28

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)  Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 28 03 October 2015 Archives From today onwards, we will be starting current events quiz. The quiz will have 5-10 MCQs every day. The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu news articles. Hope you enjoy this quiz. If you …

Insights Daily Current Events, 03 October 2015

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Current Events, 03 October 2015 Archives Paper 3 Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation. India to cut emissions intensity The Union Environment Ministry has finally submitted its Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), committing to …

MAINS SELF STUDY GUIDE: Insights Mock Test – 8 (ESSAY)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) MAINS SELF STUDY GUIDE: Insights Mock Test – 8 (ESSAY) TIMETABLE NOTE: Those who want to write in notebook should treat this as a Real Exam and try to complete the paper within One and Half Hours. You can download PDF copy of the same HERE. The …

Lok Sabha TV Insights: Rising Ozone pollution in the cities

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Lok Sabha TV Insights: Rising Ozone pollution in the cities Archives Other than ozone in stratosphere, Ozone is also formed at ground level, within troposphere. It is not directly emitted but it is formed due to light and oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and unburned hydrocarbon. …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 03 October 2015

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) [Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 03 October  2015 Archives – Secure 2015 03 October 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 …

ETHICS CASE STUDY: Will you forgive your friend and move on with your life? Justify.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  Ethics in human actions. 8) Two years ago when you were staying in Delhi to prepare for civil services exam, you had lost your laptop and smartphone. As you were comfortable using them for studies, they had all the resources meant for your exam …

7) What is X-Ray Astronomy? Explain its significance and India’s contribution to this field.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Awareness in the fields of  Space, 7) What is X-Ray Astronomy? Explain its significance and India’s contribution to this field. (150 Words) Frontline

6) Recently NITI Aayog identified land leasing, land titling and the Right To Education Act as focus areas to engage in. Why do you think these areas have been chosen specifically? Analyse.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Planning; Land reforms 6) Recently NITI Aayog identified land leasing, land titling and the Right To Education Act as focus areas to engage in. Why do you think these areas have been chosen specifically? Analyse. (200 Words) Business Standard

5) What do you understand by Intended Nationally Determined Contribution or INDC, which is frequently used at climate change talks? Comment on India’s INDC which it recently announced.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Environmental pollution 5) What do you understand by Intended Nationally Determined Contribution or INDC, which is frequently used at climate change talks? Comment on India’s INDC which it recently announced. (200 Words) Business Standard Business Standard The Hindu

4) “The dengue outbreak in Delhi exposes the total absence of a functional public health care system with an efficient disease surveillance mechanism and highlights the dangers of leaving public health to the private sector.” Critically examine.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health 4) “The dengue outbreak in Delhi exposes the total absence of a functional public health care system with an efficient disease surveillance mechanism and highlights the dangers of leaving public health to …

3) What do you understand by ‘Monroe Doctrine’? Do you think India is following this doctrine to deal with its neighbours? Critically comment.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: World history; India and its neighbours 3) What do you understand by ‘Monroe Doctrine’? Do you think India is following this doctrine to deal with its neighbours? Critically comment. (200 Words) The Hindu Reference

2) In Indian strategic circles, Andaman and Nicobar Islands are seen as “unsinkable aircraft carrier”. Do you think this is a correct view of these islands? Critically analyse.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography (Can be related to Paper – 2 topics) 2) In Indian strategic circles, Andaman and Nicobar Islands are seen as “unsinkable aircraft carrier”. Do you think this is a correct view of these islands? Critically analyse. (250 Words) EPW

1) What do you understand by structural violence? It is said that in India this form of violence is normalised. Critically examine the merits in this argument. Also comment how we can fight this form of violence.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Salient features of India society; 1) What do you understand by structural violence? It is said that in India this form of violence is normalised. Critically examine the merits in this argument. Also comment how we can fight this form of violence. (200 Words) …