Insights Daily Debates, Day – 143: Space is the Next Startup Frontier

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 143 12 February 2016 Archives Today’s Topic ” Space is the Next Startup Frontier” The Economist   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 …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 12 February 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 12 February  2016 Archives – Secure 2015 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic:World geography 1) Differentiate between meteorite and asteroid. Describe how they are named. (150 Words) The Indian Express General Studies – 2 Topic:Government policies and …

8) Why did India, which has had the remarkable achievement of being the largest exporter of information technology services and skilled manpower among developing countries, fall behind China in digitally transforming its economy? In the light of the World Bank’s recently released World Development Report (WDR) ‘Digital Dividends’, critically examine.

Topic: Economic development; Inclusive growth 8) Why did India, which has had the remarkable achievement of being the largest exporter of information technology services and skilled manpower among developing countries, fall behind China in digitally transforming its economy? In the light of the World Bank’s recently released World Development Report (WDR) ‘Digital Dividends’, critically examine. …

7) The new National Accounts Statistics (NAS) has forecasted a GDP growth rate of 7.6 per cent for the current year, but this figure has been contested by many economists and it is said that serious doubts about the GDP estimates persist. Write a critical note on the controversy surrounding GDP estimations in India.

Topic: Economic growth 7) The new National Accounts Statistics (NAS)  has forecasted a GDP growth rate of 7.6 per cent for the current year, but this figure has been contested by many economists and it is said that serious doubts about the GDP estimates persist. Write a critical note on the controversy surrounding GDP estimations in …

4) Recently the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatories (LIGO) was in news for a rare discovery in science. Explain the significance of LIGO and its recent discovery to science

Topic: Latest developments in S&T; Awareness in space 4) Recently the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatories (LIGO) was in news for a rare discovery in science. Explain the significance of LIGO and its recent discovery to science. (200 Words) BBC ScienceMag The Indian Express