Insights Daily Debates, Day – 192: “Endorsers/ Celebrities” should be Criminally Penalised for “Misleading” Advertisements

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Debates: Day – 192 28 April 2016 Archives Today’s Topic ““Endorsers/ Celebrities” should be Criminally Penalised for “Misleading” Advertisements “ NOTE: Unlike past we will not be giving you topic in question format. We observed that it turned out to be another Q & …

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz- 100

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)  Insights Current Affairs Quiz (2016)  – 100 28 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: Diffusing the judicial burden

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights into Editorial: Diffusing the judicial burden 28 April 2016 Article Link Summary: The Supreme Court of India, as the highest court of the land, has a sacrosanct function to ensure that the country is governed adhering to the principles of the rule of law. …

Insights Daily Current Events, 28 April 2016

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Current Events, 28 April 2016 Paper 3 Topic: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights. ‘Make in India’ not at cost of IPR: U.S. The US Trade Representative’s annual Special 301 report, …

SYNOPSIS: Insights Secure Q&A April 12, 2016

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SYNOPSIS: Insights Secure Q&A April 22, 2016

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

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) [Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 28 April  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Urbanization – problems and remedies  1) Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB has found that apart from India’s large …

7) In India, certain spiritual gurus are running big businesses which are directly competing with established multinational brands. What are the ethical and governance related issues involved in such businesses? Critically examine.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:Corporate governance; Accountability and ethical governance 7) In India, certain spiritual gurus are running big businesses which are directly competing with established multinational brands. What are the ethical and governance related issues involved in such businesses? Critically examine. (150 Words) Business Standard

6) The government of India recently decided to build a high-speed rail (HSR) corridor between Mumbai and Ahmedabad at a cost of Rs 97,636 crore with Japanese financial and technical assistance. Does India need projects such as this at such a high cost? Comment.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Infrastructure – Railways 6) The government of India recently decided to build a high-speed rail (HSR) corridor between Mumbai and Ahmedabad at a cost of Rs 97,636 crore with Japanese financial and technical assistance.  Does India need projects such as this at such a high …

5) The Supreme Court of India was meant to be a Constitutional Court, and this function has impaired thank to various problems faced by it. Analyse these problems and possible solutions.

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4) Five years ago, the Planning Commission’s High Level Expert Group on Universal Health Coverage had recommended moving a Bill requiring doctors to prescribe generic medicines in place of costly, branded ones. Should such Bill be moved? Examine the merits and demerits.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, 4) Five years ago, the Planning Commission’s High Level Expert Group on Universal Health Coverage had recommended moving a Bill requiring doctors to prescribe generic medicines in place of costly, branded ones. …

3) The formation of three small States in 2000, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, and Uttarakhand nourished hopes that democracy would be deepened. Do you think democracy has deepened in these states and these states have fulfilled the objectives behind their formation? Critically comment

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein 3) The formation of three small States in 2000, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, and Uttarakhand nourished hopes …

2) Why women fare badly on nutritional health indicators in India when an average girl child aged less than 5 years is healthier than her male peers? Explain the causes of these gender gaps in nutritional status and significance of these causes.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Role of women; Salient features of Indian society 2) Why women fare badly on nutritional health indicators in India when an average girl child aged less than 5 years is healthier than her male peers? Explain the causes of these gender gaps in nutritional status …

1) Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB has found that apart from India’s large metro cities, 41 tier-II cities also are facing high air and water pollution. Examine the magnitude of the problem and effectiveness of measures taken by the government to address pollution problem in these cities.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Urbanization – problems and remedies  1) Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB has found that apart from India’s large metro cities, 41 tier-II cities also are facing high air and water pollution. Examine the magnitude of the problem and effectiveness of measures taken by the government …