Insights Daily Debates, Day – 107: SHGs and Women Empowerment

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Debates: Day – 107 23 December 2015 Archives Today’s Topic “SHGs and Women Empowerment” 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 …

Insights MINDMAPS on Current Issues, 23 December 2015

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights MINDMAPS on Current Issues, 23 December 2015 Archives Insider Trading Issue (High Resolution) Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) (High Resolution) Sports Development in India (High Resolution)

QUIZ: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 88

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)  Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 88 23 December 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  and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you …

The Big Picture – Impact of US FED rate hike

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) The Big Picture – Impact of US FED rate hike Archives Summary: The US central bank recently raised its benchmark federal funds rate for the first time in more than nine years. The rate had been next to zero since December 2008 and is now …

Insights Daily Current Events, 23 December 2015

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Current Events, 23 December 2015 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Indian diaspora. Government To Expand Visa-Free Diplomatic Travel To More Countries Seeking to expand the envelope of visa-free travel for holders of diplomatic and official passports to other countries, the Union Cabinet has approved …

Insights into Editorial: Draft Civil Aviation Policy 2015: Are we Making our Airports Safer?

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights into Editorial:  Draft Civil Aviation Policy 2015: Are we Making our Airports Safer? 23 December 2015 Article Link In an effort to take air travel to the masses, the Union government, in October 2015, came out with its new draft civil aviation policy. Highlights …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 23 December 2015

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) [Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 23 December  2015 Archives – Secure 2015 Welcome to Insights Secure – 2016. We are happy to start 2016 journey on a positive note. 20 out of 20 questions in UPSC Mains GS Paper – …

11) The need for standard-setting action in the field of bioethics is felt throughout the world, often expressed by scientists and practitioners themselves and by lawmakers and citizens. Examine the relationship between bioethics and human rights, and what states can do to ensure bioethics in research.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Dimensions of ethics 11) The need for standard-setting action in the field of bioethics is felt throughout the world, often expressed by scientists and practitioners themselves and by lawmakers and citizens. Examine the relationship between bioethics and human rights, and what states can do …

10) Do you think budget making process in India is a participatory one? Discuss its shortcomings

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Government Budgeting 10) Do you think budget making process in India is a participatory one? Discuss its shortcomings. (200 Words) Business Standard

9) Write a note on India’s strategic crude oil reserves programme.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Energy 9) Write a note on India’s strategic crude oil reserves programme. (200 Words) Business Standard

8) What are 3D bio-printed tissues? How they are printed? Examine their advantages and clinical applications.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Awareness in biotechnology; Achievements of Indians in S&T 8) What are 3D bio-printed tissues? How they are printed? Examine their advantages and clinical applications. (200 Words) Business Standard

7) “One of the biggest economic surprises of 2015 is that the stunning drop in global oil prices did not deliver a bigger boost to global growth.” Discuss.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Economic growth 7) “One of the biggest economic surprises of 2015 is that the stunning drop in global oil prices did not deliver a bigger boost to global growth.” Discuss. (200 Words) Business Standard

6) “The Achilles heel of the Indian Police is the inadequately staffed, under-equipped, and soulless police station, something that has brought ignominy to the whole force.” In your opinion, what needs to be done to change this image of police in India? Critically discuss.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Role of civil services in a democracy 6) “The Achilles heel of the Indian Police is the inadequately staffed, under-equipped, and soulless police station, something that has brought ignominy to the whole force.” In your opinion, what needs to be done to change this image …

5) “The Upper House is a creation of imperialism and independent India did not need it.” Critically comment.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these. 5) “The Upper House is a creation of imperialism and independent India did not need it.” Critically comment. (200 Words) The Hindu

4) Critically comment on the important provisions of the new Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, 2015.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of vulnerable sections. 4) Critically comment on the important provisions of the new Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, 2015. (200 Words) The Hindu The Hindu

3) What is the rationale behind nominating members to Rajya Sabha? Do you think this provision should be repealed from the Constitution? Justify.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these. 3) What is the rationale behind nominating members to Rajya Sabha? Do you think this provision should be repealed from the Constitution? Justify. (200 Words) Business …

2) Why did China withdraw from captured Indian territory in 1962? Also examine how did America help India during this War

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Modern history of India 2) Why did China withdraw from captured Indian territory in 1962? Also examine how did America help India during this War. (200 Words) Business Standard

1) Why is fisheries categorised as sunrise sector in India? Examine the problems and prospects and measures taken by the government to boost this sector.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Resources; Location of industries 1) Why is fisheries categorised as sunrise sector in India? Examine the problems and prospects and measures taken by the government to boost this sector. (200 Words) Business Standard