Insights Daily Current Affairs, 25 November 2016

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 25 November 2016   Paper 2 Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Notes ban to significantly disrupt economic activity: Moody’s   In a report titled ‘Indian Credit — Demonetisation Is Beneficial for Indian Government and …

Lok Sabha TV- Public Forum: Kanpur Train Tragedy

      Lok Sabha TV- Public Forum: Kanpur Train Tragedy     https://youtu.be/TeMuLVul-pY The recent train accident in Kanpur has raised serious questions about India’s railway infrastructure, management, safety issues and other issues. The Indore-Patna Express was about mid-way through a 27 hour journey between the two cities when it slid off the track …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 25 November 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 25 November 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Salient features of Indian society;  1) What do you understand by throwaway society? How is throwaway culture affecting Indian society and environment? Suggest ways to overcome this culture. (200 Words) Livemint General Studies – 2 Topic: …

7) It is often said in Indian philosophy that work is worship. However, in modern societies, people -be it from private sector or public sector – want to escape from work and relax during weekends. Do you think such attitude towards work is justified? Personally, what does work mean for you? Comment.

Topic: Attitude 7) It is often said in Indian philosophy that work is worship. However, in modern societies, people -be it from private sector or public sector –  want to escape from work and relax during weekends. Do you think such attitude towards work is justified? Personally, what does work mean for you? Comment. (200 Words) Livemint

6) Analyse the outcomes of recently concluded Marrakech climate conference. Do you think, the election of Donald Trump as next US President, who has called climate change as hoax, would derail the climate change deal? Comment.

Topic: Conservation; Environmental pollution 6) Analyse the outcomes of recently concluded Marrakech climate conference. Do you think, the election of Donald Trump as next US President, who has called climate change as hoax, would derail the climate change deal? Comment. (200 Words) The Hindu Livemint

5) It is said that the current unrest in Kashmir is a “home-grown” popular uprising which cannot be blamed on Pakistan or outsiders. Do you agree? What would be the consequences of continued clampdown on civil liberties in the Valley for India? Critically comment

Topic: Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security 5) It is said that the current unrest in Kashmir is a “home-grown” popular uprising which cannot be blamed on Pakistan or outsiders. Do you agree? What would be the consequences of continued clampdown on civil liberties in the Valley for India? Critically …

3) Has the plight of Rohingyas changed for better after installation of democratic government in Myanmar? Critically discuss the role of international community in protecting Rohingyas.

Topic: India and its neighbourhood- relations; Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate 3) Has the plight of Rohingyas changed for better after installation of democratic government in Myanmar? Critically discuss the role of international community in protecting Rohingyas. (200 Words) The Hindu

2) “The proposed National e-Health Authority, which will oversee digitisation of health information, could launch a digital health revolution in India. But safeguards need to be in place to protect patients’ privacy.” Discuss

Topic: India and its neighbourhood- relations. 2) “The proposed National e-Health Authority, which will oversee digitisation of health information, could launch a digital health revolution in India. But safeguards need to be in place to protect patients’ privacy.” Discuss. (200 Words) The Indian Express

2) “The proposed National e-Health Authority, which will oversee digitisation of health information, could launch a digital health revolution in India. But safeguards need to be in place to protect patients’ privacy.” Discuss.

Topic: India and its neighbourhood- relations. 2) “The proposed National e-Health Authority, which will oversee digitisation of health information, could launch a digital health revolution in India. But safeguards need to be in place to protect patients’ privacy.” Discuss. (200 Words) The Indian Express