[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 24 August 2016
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps)
General Studies – 2
Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.
2) “The slogan ‘Assad must go’ is no longer fundamental to Turkish foreign policy.” What was the stance of Turkey when the Syrian civil war started and what has changed since then? Also examine how does India view Turkey’s involvement in the West Asian crisis. (200 Words)
Topic: Development processes and the development industry- the role of NGOs.
Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.
Topic: Development processes and the development industry- the role of NGOs,
Topic: e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential
General Studies – 3
Topic: Disaster management
Topic: Environmental pollution and degradation
8) Recently, the Road transport and highway ministry sought government to approve the Voluntary Vehicle Fleet Modernization Programme (V-VMP). What are the objectives of this program? Comment on these objectives. (200 Words)
General Studies – 4
Topic: Ethical concerns and dilemmas in government;