Insights Daily Debates, Day – 173: There should be Reservation for Women in Higher Judiciary

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 173 30 March 2016 Archives Today’s Topic “There should be Reservation for Women in Higher Judiciary” The Hindu 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 …

Insights into Editorial: Decline of pollinators threatens food supply

Insights into Editorial: Decline of pollinators threatens food supply 30 March 2016 Article Link The wild pollinators are declining, and their loss will imperil our food supply, warns a recent United Nations report, based on the global assessment of pollinators by an international team of more than 75 scientists from different parts of the world, …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 30 March 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 30 March  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: World geography; Critical changes to geographical features and their effect on flora and fauna, and on society 1) A recent United Nations report by Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity …

8) Recently, the U.S. had taken to the WTO its case against India’s policy of favouring domestic inputs in solar cells and solar modules, arguing that it amounted to a discriminatory trade practice and distorted the game. What are the ethical issues that this episode between India and US gives rise to? Is it fair to India? Comment.

Topic: Ethical issues in international relations 8) Recently, the U.S. had taken to the WTO its case against India’s policy of favouring domestic inputs in solar cells and solar modules, arguing that it amounted to a discriminatory trade practice and distorted the game. What are the ethical issues that this episode between India and US …

7) Recently, the union government allowed 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in e-commerce marketplaces. Examine its significance and possible impact on Indian economy.

Topic:Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth 7) Recently, the union government allowed 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in e-commerce marketplaces. Examine its significance and possible impact on Indian economy. (200 Words) Business Standard

6) “Any further increase in FDI limit in the defence sector may not be in the long-term national interest and surely will be a disaster for the country’s attempt to build self-reliance.” Comment. Also examine how India can become self-reliant in military hardware.

Topic: Indigenization of technology and developing new technology 6) “Any further increase in FDI limit in the defence sector may not be in the long-term national interest and surely will be a disaster for the country’s attempt to build self-reliance.” Comment. Also examine how India can become self-reliant in military hardware. (200 Words) Livemint The …

2) “The most solid of the BRIC countries just a few years ago, Brazil has become an object lesson for emerging economies on how dangerous it is to avoid tough structural reform when the going is good.” Throw light on causes of ongoing crisis in Brazil and lessons for India from this crisis.

Topic:Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, 2) “The most solid of the BRIC countries just a few years ago, Brazil has become an object lesson for emerging economies on how dangerous it is to avoid tough structural reform when the going is good.” Throw light on causes of …

1) A recent United Nations report by Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystems Services (IPBES) has warned that the wild pollinators are declining, and their loss will imperil world’s food supply. Discuss the importance of wild pollinators, causes for their decline, their importance for India and measures to be taken to restore the integrity of pollinators.

Topic: World geography; Critical changes to geographical features and their effect on flora and fauna, and on society 1) A recent United Nations report by Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystems Services (IPBES) has warned that the wild pollinators are declining, and their loss will imperil world’s food supply. Discuss the importance of wild pollinators, causes for their …