SYNOPSIS: Insights Secure Q&A April 18, 2016

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) SYNOPSIS: Insights Secure Q&A April 18, 2016 Archives This is a new feature. As feedback from our side on your answers is missing, we thought of providing detailed synopsis of important Secure questions on daily basis so that you could revise our synopsis and compare it …

Insights Daily Debates, Day – 186: India has Failed to Secure its Interests in the Indian Ocean

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Debates: Day – 186 20 April 2016 Archives Today’s Topic “India has Failed to Secure its Interests in the Indian Ocean” NOTE: Unlike past we will not be giving you topic in question format. We observed that it turned out to be another …

SYNOPSIS: Insights Secure Q&A April 05, 2016

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India’s World – India-US Logistics Support Agreement

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) India’s World – India-US Logistics Support Agreement India and the US have signed an in-principle agreement for sharing military logistics. The agreement will give two nations access to logistic support from each other besides refueling and birthing facilities. The US has also made it clear …

Insights into Editorial: Trading charges

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights into Editorial: Trading charges 20 April 2016 Article Link In February, 2016, U.S. President Barack Obama signed the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015. The focus of the law is to enhance enforcement of IPR over the U.S.’s trading partners. It introduces …

Insights Daily Current Events, 20 April 2016

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Current Events, 20 April 2016 Paper 2 Topic: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions. Insult to God to have unauthorised places of worship: SC The Supreme Court has expressed anguish over inaction of authorities for allowing the existence …

8) Discuss the importance of act of apologising and forgiveness

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Human values 8) Discuss the importance of act of apologising and forgiveness. (200 Words) The Hindu

7) What is Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR). How is it different from Statutory Liquidity Ratio. Some economists and bankers have demanded phasing out of CRR. Examine why.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Economic growth; Resource mobilization 7) What is Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR). How is it different from Statutory Liquidity Ratio. Some economists and bankers have demanded phasing out of CRR. Examine why. (200 Words) Business Standard

6) An influential group of computer scientists are setting up a test bed to reroute the Internet’s traffic under a project, named “Yeti”. Examine the objectives and significance of this project.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Awareness in IT, Computers 6) An influential group of computer scientists are setting up a test bed to reroute the Internet’s traffic under a project, named “Yeti”. Examine the objectives and significance of this project. (200 Words) The Hindu

5) In India, entering a government job is dream of many young aspirants. But there are very few government posts compared to number of aspirants. Analyse how this aspiration is affecting employment and employability of youth vying for government jobs, and examine how more jobs can be created for the youth.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Employment;  5) In India, entering a government job is dream of many young aspirants. But there are very few government posts compared to number of aspirants. Analyse how this aspiration is affecting employment and employability of youth vying for government jobs, and examine how more …

4) Bangladesh has sustained so far as a liberal society thanks to the strength and tenor of its ethno-linguistic culture. Yet, in recent years, fanatics and extremists are posing grave threat to this strength. Analyse the causes and consequences of this problem.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:India and its neighborhood- relations. 4) Bangladesh has sustained so far as a liberal society thanks to the strength and tenor of its ethno-linguistic culture. Yet, in recent years, fanatics and extremists are posing grave threat to this strength. Analyse the causes and consequences of …

3) In the light of recent defence and security related agreements signed between India and USA, can relationship between two countries be termed ‘military alliance’? Analyse the nature of relationship between two countries and the consequences of their growing proximity

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 3) In the light of recent defence and security related agreements signed between India and USA, can relationship between two countries be termed ‘military alliance’? Analyse the nature of relationship between two …

2) Recently, China blocked India’s efforts to have Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar designated a terrorist by the United Nations Security Council’s 1267 committee. In this light, is it prudent for India to depend on UN resolutions to fight terrorism? What measures should it adopt? Discuss.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, 2) Recently, China blocked India’s efforts to have Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar designated a terrorist by the United Nations Security Council’s 1267 committee. In this light, is it prudent for India to …

1) “Alongside Amrut and the Smart Cities Mission, we need fundamental reform in the institutions that govern the planning and management of cities within the Indian federal regime.” Discuss.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Urbanization – Problems and Remedies 1) “Alongside Amrut and the Smart Cities Mission, we need fundamental reform in the institutions that govern the planning and management of cities within the Indian federal regime.” Discuss. (200 Words) The Indian Express

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 20 April 2016

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) [Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 20 April  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Urbanization – Problems and Remedies 1) “Alongside Amrut and the Smart Cities Mission, we need fundamental reform in …