Insights MINDMAPS on Current Issues, 03 May 2016

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights MINDMAPS on Current Issues,  03 May 2016 Archives Deoxygenation (High Resolution) Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and alternative for India (High Resolution)

Insights Daily Debates, Day – 195:Ban on Diesel Vehicles is Irrational

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Debates: Day – 195 03 May 2016 Archives Today’s Topic “Ban on Diesel Vehicles is Irrational” 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 …

Synopsis: Mains Self Study Test – 15

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QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz- 104

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)  Insights Current Affairs Quiz (2016)  – 104 03 May 2016 Archives Clarifications: Quiz 103, May 2, 2016 Question 1: Past news reports state that “Sikkim is the first state in India to achieve 100 percent sanitation coverage”. According to this PIB release, “Andhra Pradesh is the …

Insights into Editorial: Divestment: More than just revenue

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights into Editorial: Divestment: More than just revenue 03 May 2016 Article Link Summary: Divestment in India is a by-product of the economic reforms initiated in 1991. Although the objective of redefining the role of the government versus the market started in 1991 and there …

Insights Daily Current Events, 03 May 2016

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Current Events, 03 May 2016 Paper 2 Topic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. India should send Marine to Italy, U.N. arbitration court rules An Italian marine accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012 could return home as an …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 03 May 2016

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7) What measures are required to be taken to ensure probity in governance? Examine

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6) Discuss the significant contributions made by Indians to the field of mathematics.

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5) What do you understand by divestment? What has been the objective and nature of divestment policy in India? Considering present economic situation, what should be the objectives of divestment policy? Discuss.

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4) Since independence, many governments have been accused of following corrupt practices in defence procurement. Why corruption in defence procurement still persists? How can it be addressed? Examine.

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3) In the light of protests by powerful communities demanding reservation in jobs, do you think reservation is the only solution to address the concerns of angry protesters? What issues does providing reservation to upper castes give rise to? Critically examine.

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2) Do you think the Paris Agreement on Climate Change is fair to India’s national interests? What are its concerns and how they can be addressed? Comment

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) Do you think the Paris Agreement on Climate Change is fair to India’s national interests? What are its concerns and how they can be addressed? Comment. (200 Words) The Hindu

1) Why the Himalayan region is experiencing annual forest fire scourge? What measures are needed to prevent these fires? Discuss.

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. 1) Why the Himalayan region is experiencing annual forest fire scourge? What measures are needed to prevent these fires? Discuss. (200 Words) The Hindu …