Insights Daily Current Affairs, 30 July 2016

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 30 July 2016 Paper-2:  Issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, Mahadayi: Karnataka bandh may hit life today   The Mahadayi water-sharing dispute has the states of Goa, Maharashtra and Karnataka vying for water from the Mahadayi river River Mahadayi Mahadayi, the west-flowing inter-state river in the Western …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 30 July 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 30 July  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. PRELIMS REVISION PROGRAM TIMETABLE (CLICK HERE) Prelims Revision Tests 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; Urbanization …

5) Recently, the industry lobby groups, bureaucrats and even Parliamentarians pressurised the government to review Section 44 of the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013. Critically examine the reasons

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation 5) Recently, the industry lobby groups, bureaucrats and even Parliamentarians pressurised the government to review Section 44 of the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013. Critically examine the reasons. (200 Words) The Indian Express

3) “The draft of the Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, 2016, that makes it mandatory to take permission from the Security Vetting Authority before acquiring, disseminating, publishing or distributing any geospatial information of India, actually ends up tying the hands of academics and researchers in India.” Comment.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation 3) “The draft of the Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, 2016, that makes it mandatory to take permission from the Security Vetting Authority before acquiring, disseminating, publishing or distributing any geospatial information of India, actually ends up tying …

1) Analyse the causes of urban floods in India.

Topic: Changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes; Urbanization – problems and remedies 1) Analyse the causes of urban floods in India. (200 Words) Down to Earth