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[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 07 October 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 07 October  2016

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General Studies – 1;


TopicPost-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country. 

1) In the context changing definition of nationalism, federalism and growth of regionalism, examine what role can civil society play in understanding and addressing the Kashmir issue. (200 Words)

Livemint


General Studies – 2


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

2) Recently the union cabinet approved amendments to the HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014. Critically comment on these amendments. (200 Words)

The Hindu

The Indian Express

Topic: Important aspects of governance

3) Recently, after the Patna High Court’s verdict on Bihar’s prohibition law, the Bihar government has notified the Bihar Prohibition and Excise Act, 2016. In this light, critically discuss the issues involved in Bihar’s prohibition law.  (200 Words)

The Hindu

TopicBilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests

4) It is said that India is distancing itself from the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). Do you agree? Has NAM become irrelevant to India’s global ambitions? Critically examine. (200 Words)

The Hindu

TopicIndia and its neighborhood- relations

5) Do you think terrorism combined with Baloch and Sindh nationalism are posing existential threat to Pakistan? Critically examine. (200 Words)

The Indian Express

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

6) A new report of the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2015 published in The Lancet suggested that the number of individuals with Alzheimer’s increased from 21.7 million worldwide in 1990 to 46 million in 2015. Discuss why and how should India prepare to deal with Alzheimer’s disease.  (200 Words)

The Indian Express


General Studies – 3


TopicLand reforms in India.

7) Discuss the significance and important issues raised in the Kedar Nath Yadav v. State of West Bengal verdict by the Supreme Court. (200 Words)

The Hindu


General Studies – 4


Topic:  Work culture, Values

9) What’s the importance of ethics and morals in work culture. Can ethics be enforced at workplace? Examine. (150 Words)

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