QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 25 & 26 September, 2016

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz 25 & 26 September, 2016 Archives The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs . The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu  and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil services preliminary exam 2016. It is …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 26 September 2016

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 26 September 2016   Paper 3 Topic: Security challenges and their management in border areas; linkages of organized crime with terrorism.   MICA Missile Firing by ‘TIGER’ Squadron of IAF   The Tiger Squadron of the Indian Air Force (IAF) has successfully fired the recently acquired BVR (Beyond Visual …

SECURE Compilations: March, April and May – 2016

    Following are the compilations of Secure Synopsis which we posted during March, April and May – 2016 (Note that answers posted in compilations are prepared by us) By September 30, we will try to post compilations of June, July and August months (We are creating synopsis for days weren’t covered earlier, that’s why …

Insights into Editorial: India won’t benefit from demographic dividend

    Insights into Editorial: India won’t benefit from demographic dividend: Mass unemployment, unrest looms ahead   In four years, India will have the world’s largest population of working people. When nations reach a high ratio of such people, they are expected to earn something called a demographic dividend. This simply means that because most …

India’s World- India Afghanistan Strengthen Security Ties

    India’s World- India Afghanistan Strengthen Security Ties   Afghan President Mr. Ashraf Ghani concluded a successful visit to India recently. There are indications that India is considering scaling up of security ties with Afghanistan, training Afghan defence forces as well as supplying military hardware. India has offered a $1 billion package for assistance …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 26 September 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 26 September  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Distribution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian subcontinent); 1) Drafts of two proposed new laws recently released by the Ministry of Water Resources, along with …

9) According to a report of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, current educational attainments remain far from adequate for the enhancement of personal well-being and social progress. In this light, discuss what kind of education is required.

Topic: Attitude 9) According to a report of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, current educational attainments remain far from adequate for the enhancement of personal well-being and social progress. In this light, discuss what kind of education is required. (150 Words) The Hindu

8) India’s quest for self-sufficiency in pulses goes back, at least, to 1990-1991, when pulses were incorporated in the technology mission on oilseeds. Despite having many schemes for decades, India has not achieved self-sufficiency in pulses and edible oils (oilseeds). Examine the reasons.

Topic: Cropping pattern 8) India’s quest for self-sufficiency in pulses goes back, at least, to 1990-1991, when pulses were incorporated in the technology mission on oilseeds. Despite having many schemes for decades, India has not achieved self-sufficiency in pulses and edible oils (oilseeds). Examine the reasons. (200 Words) The Indian Express

5) It is crucial to effectively use the UN and its multilateral platforms to advance India’s long-term global interests. Is India effectively utilizing them? Critically examine the challenges and potential.

Topic:  Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate 5) It is crucial to effectively use the UN and its multilateral platforms to advance India’s long-term global interests. Is India effectively utilizing them? Critically examine the challenges and potential. (200 Words) Livemint

1) Drafts of two proposed new laws recently released by the Ministry of Water Resources, along with the report of an expert committee headed by a member of the erstwhile Planning Commission, Mihir Shah, on institutional reforms in the water sector, have proposed radical changes in the way water is used and managed in India. Discuss what reforms does these laws and committee propose.

Topic: Distribution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian subcontinent); 1) Drafts of two proposed new laws recently released by the Ministry of Water Resources, along with the report of an expert committee headed by a member of the erstwhile Planning Commission, Mihir Shah, on institutional reforms in the water …