Insights Daily Debates, Day – 128: Pakistan is a Worst Victim of Terrorism

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 128 21 January 2016 Archives Today’s Topic ” Pakistan is a Worst Victim of Terrorism”   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 …

Test – 9: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016)

Test – 9: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016) Archives TIMETABLE 21 January 2015 Click on the below questions and answer each within the word limit specified before each question. 1) Critically evaluate the success of the Bhoodan/Gramdan movement. (200 Words) Bipan Chandra, India Since Independence, Chapter – 31 2) Critically analyse the impact of …

10) Discuss the significance and growth of the service sector in modern economic development. Do you think India missed a chance to become a superpower by embracing service sector and neglecting manufacturing? Discuss.

Test – 9: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016) Archives TIMETABLE 21 January 2015  10) Discuss the significance and growth of the service sector in modern economic development. Do you think India missed a chance to become a superpower by embracing service sector and neglecting manufacturing? Discuss. (200 Words) NCERT, Class XII, Fundamentals of …

9) Explain why high-tech industries in many countries are being attracted to the peripheral areas of major metropolitan centres. Also examine how these industries have affected nearby rural regions

Test – 9: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016) Archives TIMETABLE 21 January 2015 9) Explain why high-tech industries in many countries are being attracted to the peripheral areas of major metropolitan centres. Also examine how these industries have affected nearby rural regions. (200 Words) NCERT, Class XII, Fundamentals of Human Geography, Chapter 6

8) Discuss the important characteristic features of plantation agriculture. Do you think this type of agriculture has adversely affected forests and their ecology in India? Examine.

Test – 9: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016) Archives TIMETABLE 21 January 2015 8) Discuss the important characteristic features of plantation agriculture. Do you think this type of agriculture has adversely affected forests and their ecology in India? Examine. (200 Words) NCERT, Class XII, Fundamentals of Human Geography, Chapter 5

7) Which are the four pillars of human development? Looking at India’s economic growth, do you think it’s aiding in human development? Critically examine.

Test – 9: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016) Archives TIMETABLE 21 January 2015 7) Which are the four pillars of human development? Looking at India’s economic growth, do you think it’s aiding in human development? Critically examine. (200 Words) NCERT Class XII, Fundamentals of Human Geography, Chapter 4

5) The years since independence have seen agrarian struggles of enormous variety, ranging from the legendary Telangana peasant movement and the PEPSU tenants’ movement which continued from the pre-independence years to the Naxalite or Maoist movement in the late 1960s and the ‘new’ farmers’ movements of the 1980s. Briefly analyse the causes and nature of these movements

Test – 9: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016) Archives TIMETABLE 21 January 2015 5) The years since independence have seen agrarian struggles of enormous variety, ranging from the legendary Telangana peasant movement and the PEPSU tenants’ movement which continued from the pre-independence years to the Naxalite or Maoist movement in the late 1960s …

3) During 1960s, the Kaira Cooperative success made the movement’s spread to the rest of the country inevitable. Examine the features of Kaira cooperative that helped other parts of India to emulate its model.

Test – 9: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016) Archives TIMETABLE 21 January 2015 3) During 1960s, the Kaira Cooperative success made the movement’s spread to the rest of the country inevitable. Examine the features of Kaira cooperative that helped other parts of India to emulate its model. (200 Words) Bipan Chandra, India Since …

Insights Daily Current Events, 21 January 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 21 January 2016 Archives Paper 1 Topic: Salient features of Indian Society. India slips to 89th rank on global talent competitiveness India is ranked at the 89th position in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) for the year 2015-16. The list has been compiled by the INSEAD business school, in partnership …

Part – 2: [INTERVIEW 2016] UPSC Civil Services IAS Personality Test Preparation – 2016 – Complete Guide

UPSC Civil Services IAS Personality Test Preparation – 2016 – Complete Guide (Part – 2) By: Pravin Sakaria CLICK HERE for Part One   THE SECRETS UNFOLDED THROUGH CASE STUDIES OF ACTUAL UPSC CIVIL SERVICES INTERVIEW EXPERIENCES: In this part, we will examine practical applications of all that we discussed in Part 1, through a …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 21 January 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 21 January  2016 Archives – Secure 2015 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Salient features of Indian society 1) A national survey showed that less than half of the toilets built in the Swachh Bharat mission are …

8) India hopes to have 175 Gw worth of renewable energy (RE) capacity by 2022 and the next target is to double this, to 350 Gw of RE by 2030 i.e. 40 per cent of actual power generation would be from renewables by 2030. Are there any negatives from this major shift in energy generation from renewables? Critically examine.

Topic: Employment; Energy; Economic growth; Industrial policies 8) India hopes to have 175 Gw worth of renewable energy (RE) capacity by 2022 and the next target is to double this, to 350 Gw of RE by 2030 i.e. 40 per cent of actual power generation would be from renewables by 2030. Are there any negatives from this major shift …