QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz- 96

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)  Insights Current Affairs Quiz (2016)  – 95 23 April 2016 Archives The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs . The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu  and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS …

Insights into Editorial: Driving Home The Bill

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights into Editorial: Driving Home The Bill 23 April 2016 Article Link Few recent accidents, in various parts of the country in the last few days, have once again brought into focus the need to enhance road safety. Why be concerned about this? In India, …

Insights Daily Current Events, 23 April 2016

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Current Events, 23 April 2016 Paper 2 Topic: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions. Supreme Court stays Uttarakhand high court verdict The Supreme Court has revived central rule in Uttarakhand by staying the hard-hitting high court verdict until …

Test – 16, 17 & 18: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Test – 16, 17 & 18: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016) Archives TIMETABLE 23 April 2015 Click on the below questions and answer each within the word limit specified before each question. Following Questions are based on these topics: 1) Indian Society, NCERT …

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

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) [Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 23 April  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Population and associated issues; Urbanization – problems and remedies;  1) Inefficient waste management has become a norm in most …

7) Recently, Maharashtra legislature passed the Maharashtra Prohibition of Obscene Dance in Hotels, Restaurants and Bar Rooms and Protection of Dignity of Women (Working Therein) Act, 2016. Critically analyse the ethical issues this Act has given rise to.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Dimensions of ethics 7) Recently, Maharashtra legislature passed the Maharashtra Prohibition of Obscene Dance in Hotels, Restaurants and Bar Rooms and Protection of Dignity of Women (Working Therein) Act, 2016. Critically analyse the ethical issues this Act has given rise to. (200 Words) EPW

6) In recent months, fire related disasters are causing damages to both human lives and property. Why do such disasters take place? How can such disasters be prevented and managed? Examine.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Disaster management 6) In recent months, fire related disasters are causing damages to both human lives and property. Why do such disasters take place? How can such disasters be prevented and managed? Examine. (200 Words) EPW

5) Recently, Delhi government said that to improve education, it wants CCTV cameras installed in classrooms and some 90 principals sent to Cambridge for a 10-day training in leadership.Do you think such measures would improve quality of education? Critically comment

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources 5) Recently, Delhi government said that to improve education, it wants CCTV cameras installed in classrooms and some 90 principals sent to Cambridge for a 10-day training in leadership.Do you think …

4) Examine why EPF is attracting so much attention and why the government is being forced to listen to EPF members.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 4) Examine why EPF is attracting so much attention and why the government is being forced to listen to EPF members. (200 Words) EPW

3) “The water crisis is not just the result of two consecutive failed monsoons, it is a direct outcome of the inability of the governments over decades to manage sensibly, sensitively and sustainably India’s water resources.” Discuss.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 3) “The water crisis is not just the result of two consecutive failed monsoons, it is a direct outcome of the inability of the governments over decades …

2) A recent study has shown that a global warming of 2°C will be substantially more devastating for the planet’s climate than 1.5°C by 2100. How will a rise in 2 degree celsius rise would affect the world, especially South Asia? Is fixing target at 1.5 degree celsius practical? Examine

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.  2) A recent study has shown that a global warming of 2°C will be substantially more devastating for the planet’s climate than 1.5°C by 2100. …

1) Inefficient waste management has become a norm in most Indian cities. What are the practical measures that can help mobilize citizens to participate in cleanliness drive? Discuss.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Population and associated issues; Urbanization – problems and remedies;  1) Inefficient waste management has become a norm in most Indian cities. What are the practical measures that can help mobilize citizens to participate in cleanliness drive? Discuss. (200 Words) EPW