REVISION QUESTIONS: Important Questions for UPSC Prelims – 2016

REVISION QUESTIONS: Important Questions for UPSC Prelims – 2016 Following questions are mainly intended to introduce you some important topics/facts/concepts which we think are important for Prelims – 2016.  Please solve this quiz to learn. Not to test your knowledge.  If you are confident of clearing prelims, you may ignore these questions.  Tomorrow we will …

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – August 3, 2016

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The Big Picture- New Education Policy: Highlights and Hitches

The Big Picture- New Education Policy: Highlights and Hitches Good quality education is said to be the foundation of new discoveries, new knowledge and innovation which further determines the prosperity and growth of a nation. Education is a dynamic aspect of human development which keeps on broadening its relevance with needs of the society and …

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

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7) Do you think a woman should have the right to seek abortion at any time she pleases? Should the state have a say in an intimate matter of what a woman wants to do with the foetus? What are the ethical issues involved? Critically analyse.

Topic: Ethics in human actions 7) Do you think a woman should have the right to seek abortion at any time she pleases? Should the state have a say in an intimate matter of what a woman wants to do with the foetus? What are the ethical issues involved? Critically analyse. (250 Words) The Hindu The Indian Express

6) Policymakers have long been frustrated by the fact that Indian household savings are disproportionately directed towards unproductive assets such as gold, rather than channelled into formal financial markets. Examine why household savings should be channelled into formal financial markets. What measures has government taken in this regard?

Topic: Resource mobilization 6) Policymakers have long been frustrated by the fact that Indian household savings are disproportionately directed towards unproductive assets such as gold, rather than channelled into formal financial markets. Examine why household savings should be channelled into formal financial markets. What measures has government taken in this regard? The Indian Express

4) Financing technical vocational education and training (VET) is costlier than general education due to its technical nature. What are the challenges of imparting VET in India? Analyse the sources from where finances can be mobilized to finance VET.

Topic: Employment 4) Financing technical vocational education and training (VET) is costlier than general education due to its technical nature. What are the challenges of imparting VET in India? Analyse the sources from where finances can be mobilized to finance VET. The Hindu

2) Recently, Parliament passed the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Bill, 2015. Discuss the objectives and provisions of the Bill. Do you think this Bill would benefit weaker sections of the society?

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation; Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of vulnerable sections 2) Recently, Parliament passed the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Bill, 2015. Discuss the objectives and provisions of the Bill. Do you think this Bill …