Insights into Editorial: Fourth Industrial Revolution: What it Means, Why it’s being Discussed

Insights into Editorial: Fourth Industrial Revolution: What it Means, Why it’s being Discussed  23 January 2016 Article Link CEOs, political leaders, social entrepreneurs, technologists and other global leaders are all at Davos to further the World Economic Forum’s mission of improving the state of the world. But, the big buzz at the World Economic Forum …

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

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 23 January  2016 Archives – Secure 2015 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Critical changes to geographical features 1) According to “The First Global Integrated Marine Assessment” carried out under the United Nations , cumulative impacts of …

7) Is the post-independence Indian state an inheritor of the strategic legacy of the pre-1947 state? To what extent does it adopt as its own the strategic positions of the pre-1947 state? Does it need a new security doctrine? Critically analyse.

Topic: Security challenges and their management 7) Is the post-independence Indian state an inheritor of the strategic legacy of the pre-1947 state? To what extent does it adopt as its own the strategic positions of the pre-1947 state? Does it need a new security doctrine? Critically analyse. (200 Words) EPW

6) It is said that to combat droughts, Agriculture should be revived with a different approach to water, soil, crops and research. Discuss which alternative model of agricultural development is required in this regard

Topic: Agriculture 6) It is said that to combat droughts, Agriculture should be revived with a different approach to water, soil, crops and research.  Discuss which alternative model of agricultural development is required in this regard. (200 Words) EPW

4) It is imperative that the data coming out of NFHS-4 lead to the charting of a new policy course that makes access to nutrition and health a right for all. In this regard, what needs to be done? Discuss.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to health 4) It is imperative that the data coming out of NFHS-4 lead to the charting of a new policy course that makes access to nutrition and health a right for all. In this regard, what needs to be done? Discuss. (200 Words) …

3) “Across the world, prisons are increasingly used as instruments of social control. With its huge undertrial population in jails, India is headed in the same direction.” Do you agree? Critically comment on the issue of undertrials in India and suggest what needs to be done to address this issue.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to human resources 3) “Across the world, prisons are increasingly used as instruments of social control. With its huge undertrial population in jails, India is headed in the same direction.” Do you agree? Critically comment on the issue of undertrials in India and suggest what …

1) According to “The First Global Integrated Marine Assessment” carried out under the United Nations , cumulative impacts of human activities have pushed the oceans’ carrying capacity almost to its limit. Discuss the magnitude and how various human activities are affecting oceans.

Topic: Critical changes to geographical features 1) According to “The First Global Integrated Marine Assessment” carried out under the United Nations , cumulative impacts of human activities have pushed the oceans’ carrying capacity almost to its limit. Discuss the magnitude and how various human activities are affecting oceans. (200 Words) Down to Earth