Insights into Editorial: Did climate change cause those floods?

Insights into Editorial: Did climate change cause those floods? 28 March 2016 Article Link A lot has been discussed about weather-related extreme events and their impact on day-to-day activities. Events such as heavy downpours followed by floods, droughts, storms, heat and cold waves, and wild fires often destroy lives, property and ecosystems. At the same …

Insights Daily Current Events, 28 March 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 28 March 2016 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. Rotavirus vaccine launched under immunization drive Union health ministry has launched the rotavirus vaccine-Rotavac- as part of its universal immunisation programme to prevent diarrhoeal deaths due to the virus …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 28 March 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 28 March  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Critical changes to geographical features and their effect on flora and fauna 1) How do scientists attribute if an event, such as floods or cyclones,  is induced …

8) Philosophers, writers and reformers have spent years exploring the true nature of revenge and resentment and whether forgiveness is the right response. Do you think, in the light of recent terrorist strike on European cities, should Western powers take revenge on terrorists? Justify on ethical grounds.

Topic: Ethics in human actions 8) Philosophers, writers and reformers have spent years exploring the true nature of revenge and resentment and whether forgiveness is the right response. Do you think,  in the light of recent terrorist strike on European cities, should Western powers take revenge on terrorists? Justify on ethical grounds. (150 Words) The Indian …

5) The debate on using public money to fund higher education is linked to the question of how beneficial it is in the creation of a developed and egalitarian society. Do you support continuation of subsidy for higher education in India? Comment.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education, Human Resources. 5) The debate on using public money to fund higher education is linked to the question of how beneficial it is in the creation of a developed and egalitarian society. Do you support continuation of subsidy for higher education in India? …

3) Recently, the government passed the Aadhaar Bill giving statutory rights for the Aadhaar programme, but this still leaves privacy as a specific challenge. How can this challenge be addressed? Examine.

Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections. 3) Recently, the government passed the Aadhaar Bill giving statutory rights for the Aadhaar programme, but this still leaves privacy as a specific challenge. How can this challenge be addressed? Examine. (200 Words) The Hindu

2) In recent months, Nepal’s proximity to China is growing. it also signed many agreements with China to improve its connectivity and security. Do you think India should press panic button? Critically comment.

Topic:India and its neighborhood- relations. 2) In recent months, Nepal’s proximity to China is growing. it also signed many agreements with China to improve its connectivity and security. Do you think India should press panic button? Critically comment. (200 Words) The Hindu

Insights Daily Debates, Day – 171: Spying on Another Country is Unethical

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 171 26 March 2016 Archives Today’s Topic “Spying on Another Country is Unethical” 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 discussing the …

Insights into Editorial: Governor’s call

Insights into Editorial: Governor’s call 25 March 2016 Article Link Summary: Reiterating the deepening challenges facing the global economy, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan recently argued for a new international agreement, along the lines of the Bretton Woods conference in 1944 that yielded the International Monetary Fund and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Why …