QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 01 March 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  01 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 civil services …

AIR spotlight summary on “Government to monitor progress on Ease of Doing Business”.

    AIR spotlight summary on “Government to monitor progress on Ease of Doing Business”. Introduction A committee has been setup to oversee the oversight functions of the government to ensure that the government does not interfere much in the business and at the same time allowing the business to flourish in the economy. The …

Lok Sabha TV- public Forum: Improving Tax Administration

    Lok Sabha TV- public Forum: Improving Tax Administration     The Union Budget has suggested some measures to check tax evasion and promote compliance which includes delayed or wrong filing of tax returns and bringing more entities among mandatory filing net among others. It also proposes to penalize the professionals including chartered accountants, …

Insights into Editorial: WHO congratulates India on successful assessment of India’s National Regulatory Authority

    Insights into Editorial: WHO congratulates India on successful assessment of India’s National Regulatory Authority   Summary: WHO has completed the assessment of the status of the Indian vaccine regulatory system against WHO NRA Global Benchmarking Tool (GBT) for benchmarking and measured the maturity of the system. The successful outcome of the WHO conducted …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 01 March 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 01 March 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. STATIC Syllabus Timetable General Studies – 1; Topic: History of the world 1) What were the causes and consequences of 1994 Rwandan Genocide? Critically examine how did international players respond to this Genocide. (200 Words) The Hindu …

8) It is undeniable that the standards set in politics profoundly influence those in other aspects of governance. In this regard, what recommendations does second ARC make to bring reforms in electoral politics? Examine.

Topic: Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration 8) It is undeniable that the standards set in politics profoundly influence those in other aspects of governance. In this regard, what recommendations does second ARC make to bring reforms in electoral politics? Examine. (200 Words) 2nd ARC 4th Report Chapter 2

6) The Second Administrative Reforms commission says that there are two, somewhat contrary, approaches in dealing with corruption and abuse of office. What are these approaches? Also examine which factors have contributed to aggravation of corruption and abuse of office in India.

Topic: Challenges of corruption 6) The Second Administrative Reforms commission says that there are two, somewhat contrary, approaches in dealing with corruption and abuse of office.  What are these approaches? Also examine which factors have contributed to aggravation of corruption and abuse of office in India. (150 Words) 2nd ARC 4th Report Chapter 1