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[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 09 June 2016

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[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 09 June  2016

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General Studies – 1;


Topic: Population and associated issues

1) The ministry of women and child development wants a shift in focus from female sterilization to male sterilization.What are the reasons behind the government’s proposed move? Does India need sterilization to control population? Examine. (200 Words)

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General Studies – 2


 

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interest

2) “India seeking membership of the NSG is like Russia seeking membership of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.” Comment on the statement and critically examine what India gains  or doesn’t gain by NSG membership. (200 Words)

The Hindu

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Business Standard

Topic: Development processes and the development industry- the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders

3) The Central government has acted against a number of NGOs in India in the past two years for allegedly violating the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act. Critically comment on its implications. (200 Words)

The Hindu

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health,

4) Critically comment on provisions of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare’s draft Medical Treatment of Terminally-Ill Patients (Protection of Patients and Medical Practitioners) Bill, 2016. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 

5) Examine why strengthening its relationship with Seychelles is good for India. (200 Words)

The Hindu


General Studies – 3


Topic: Awareness in IT

6) Today, the World Wide Web has become a system that is often subject to control by governments and corporations. What technologies can make it more decentralized and ensure privacy of users? Examine. (200 Words)

Business Standard


General Studies – 4


Topic:Role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values

7) The majority view among parents and teachers is that a little bit of corporal punishment for children is all for the good. Do you agree? Justify on moral grounds. (150 Words)

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