Insights Daily Current Affairs, 31 March 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 31 March 2017   Paper 3 Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   Hills sizzle at 8°C above normal   So far, this summer, the maximum temperature surges were recorded in hill-station favourites Kullu in Himachal Pradesh and Mukteshwar in Uttarakhand according to IMD. According to figures …

Insights Prelims 2017 Revision Modules: Environment and Ecology (June 2016 to March 2017)

As promised previously, we are posting Ecology and Environment module for quick revision for UPSC civil services prelims exam 2017. Hope you find it useful. Please share feedback on this document in the comment section. To download Economy Module which was posted previously, please Click Here.   To download Insights Environment and Ecology revision module, click …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 31 March 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 31 March 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. STATIC Syllabus Timetable General Studies – 1; Topic:  Urbanization – problems and remedies 1) Recently the Supreme Court directed transport authorities to stop registering vehicles that do not meet Bharat Stage-IV emission standards from April 1, 2017. …

3) The Westinghouse, the American nuclear major company with which India had an agreement to procure nuclear reactors, recently went bankrupt. Should India enter into contract with Westinghouse? Critically comment.

Topic:  Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation 3) The Westinghouse, the American nuclear major company with which India had an agreement to procure nuclear reactors, recently went bankrupt. Should India enter into contract with Westinghouse? Critically comment. (200 Words) The Hindu

2) India has continued to account for one fourth of the global TB burden for more than a decade despite implementing the WHO-backed Directly Observed Treatment, Short-Course (DOTS) programme nationwide. Critically examine why. Also suggest what more should government do to eradicate TB

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health 2) India has continued to account for one fourth of the global TB burden for more than a decade despite implementing the WHO-backed Directly Observed Treatment, Short-Course (DOTS) programme nationwide. Critically examine why. Also suggest what more should government do to eradicate …

1) Recently the Supreme Court directed transport authorities to stop registering vehicles that do not meet Bharat Stage-IV emission standards from April 1, 2017. Why Bharat III vehicles are considered as more polluting? Also discuss implications and significance of this directive by the SC.

Topic:  Urbanization – problems and remedies 1) Recently the Supreme Court directed transport authorities to stop registering vehicles that do not meet Bharat Stage-IV emission standards from April 1, 2017. Why Bharat III vehicles are considered as more polluting? Also discuss implications and significance of this directive. (200 Words) The Hindu

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 31 March 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  31 March  2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz 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 …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 30 March 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  30 March  2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz Archives Clarification: Q4, Quiz, 29th March 2017 (Click HERE): Regarding Statement 1: Please read the question carefully, once again. Most have confused Financial Bills for the Finance Bill which is passed as a part of the budget. …