Insights Daily Debates, Day – 191: It’s Impossible to Make World Nuclear Free

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 191 27 April 2016 Archives Today’s Topic ” It’s Impossible to Make World Nuclear Free” 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 …

Insights into Editorial: Make the Link – Indian River Linking (IRL) project

Insights into Editorial: Make the Link 27 April 2016 Article Link Summary: Water has now become a political issue for want of proper development and management of the resource. While millions suffer from droughts and floods, waters in the country’s many rivers flow unutilised, and are discharged into the sea every year. In the wake …

Insights Daily Current Events, 27 April 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 27 April 2016 Paper 2 Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures. Panel suggests fine or jail for celebs in misleading ads In its report on the Consumer Protection Bill 2015, a parliamentary …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 27 April 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 27 April  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.  1) Define water scarcity. Despite facing water …

9) Many a times, due to the fault of investigating agencies, innocent men and women end up serving many years of jail-term, hence losing many years of their precious lives. In such situations, how to recompense a person for years of wrongful confinement in jail? What are the ethical issues involved here? Critically examine.

Topic: Ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions 9) Many a times, due to the fault of investigating agencies, innocent men and women end up serving many years of jail-term, hence losing many years of their precious lives. In such situations, how to recompense a person for years of wrongful confinement in jail? What …

7) According to the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, foreign direct investment (FDI) into India reached the “highest ever” mark of $51 billion in April-February of fiscal year 2015-16. Is increasing flow of FDI always good for economy? Critically examine

Topic: Resource mobilization 7) According to the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, foreign direct investment (FDI) into India reached the “highest ever” mark of $51 billion in April-February of fiscal year 2015-16. Is increasing flow of FDI always good for economy? Critically examine. (200 Words) Livemint

6) Do you think, increased economic growth and slew of welfare schemes have obviated the need for active intervention in a drought situation? Critically comment.

Topic: Issues relating to poverty and hunger; Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation 6) Do you think, increased economic growth and slew of welfare schemes have obviated the need for active intervention in a drought situation? Critically comment. (200 Words) The Hindu

4) Write a critical note on China’s Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) initiative. It is said that the concern growing among downstream neighbours is that China is seeking to turn water into a potential political weapon. Examine why and how China is doing this.

Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations; Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, 4) Write a critical note on China’s Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) initiative. It is said that the concern growing among downstream neighbours is that China is seeking to turn water into a potential political weapon. Examine why and how China …

3) “With poor documentation of existing and stolen artefacts, outdated laws, and unqualified investigative agencies, India’s record in preserving its past is deplorable.” Critically comment.

Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times 3) “With poor documentation of existing and stolen artefacts, outdated laws, and unqualified investigative agencies, India’s record in preserving its past is deplorable.” Critically comment. (200 Words) The Hindu

2) Examine the efforts made and challenges faced by the National Commission for Women (NCW) and other women organizations in providing justice to muslim women who are suffering from abject poverty and harsh personal laws.

Topic: Role of women and women’s organization 2) Examine the efforts made and challenges faced by the National Commission for Women (NCW) and other women organizations in providing justice to muslim women who are suffering from abject poverty and harsh personal laws. (200 Words) The Hindu