Insights Daily Debates, Day – 97: Disasters and their Management in Indian Cities

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 97 07 December 2015 Archives Today’s Topic “Disasters and their Management in Indian Cities” NOTE: Unlike past we will not be giving you topic in question format. We observed that it turned out to be another Q & A session. We will just mention the topic and you may start discussing …

Insights into Editorial: Secular in spirit and in letter + MINDMAPS on Current Issues

Insights into Editorial: Secular in spirit and in letter + MINDMAPS on Current Issues 07 December 2015 On November 26, Constitution Day, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh bemoaned in Parliament that secularism was the most misused term in the country. According to him, the framers of the Constitution did not include the words ‘secular’ and …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 07 December 2015

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 07 December  2015 Archives – Secure 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‘.  Click on …

7) Odd-even road rationing, which was recently announced by the Delhi government to reduce pollution in the capital city is said to be a short-term measure. Examine its effectiveness and suggest what long-term measures are needed to address pollution problem.

Topic: Environmental pollution and degradation 7) Odd-even road rationing, which was recently announced by the Delhi government to reduce pollution in the capital city is said to be a short-term measure. Examine its effectiveness and suggest what long-term measures are needed to address pollution problem. (200 Words) Business Standard

6) Singapore has replaced Mauritius as the top source of foreign direct investment (FDI) into India during the first half of the current financial year. Examine why. Also explain why these small nations contribute more FDI to India compared to large economies such as China and USA.

Topic: Indian economy – resource mobilization 6) Singapore has replaced Mauritius as the top source of foreign direct investment (FDI) into India during the first half of the current financial year. Examine why. Also explain why these small nations contribute more FDI to India compared to large economies such as China and USA. (200 Words) Business Standard

3) It is said that India faces several dilemmas in ratifying the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA). Examine why.

Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests; Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate 3) It is said that India faces several dilemmas in ratifying the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA). Examine why. (200 Words) The Hindu