Insights into Editorial: The need for a business cycle dating committee

    Insights into Editorial: The need for a business cycle dating committee    Summary: The idea of a business cycle dating committee (BCDC) is not popular among Indian policy makers. It has not received sufficient attention. Most of the research in business cycles is done keeping in mind advanced industrial economies. The scarcity of …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 21 March 2017

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 21 March 2017   Paper 2 Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.   International Diamond Conference “Mines to Market 2017”   International Diamond Conference “Mines to Market 2017” was recently held.   Key facts: The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 21 March 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  21 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 …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 21 March 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 21 March 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. STATIC Syllabus Timetable General Studies – 1; Topic : Salient features of world’s physical geography. 1) How is climate change affecting the polar or Arctic climate? Explain. (200 Words) Goh Cheng Leong, Chapter 25 Topic:Salient features of …

8) Despite measures being taken by the government on improving roads, there has been a continuous increase in road crash deaths since 2007, with a brief annual reduction in 2012. Apart from spending on roads, driver education and enforcement of laws, what else could be done to effectively ensure road safety in India? Examine

Topic: Infrastructure – roads 8) Despite measures being taken by the government on improving roads, there has been a continuous increase in road crash deaths since 2007, with a brief annual reduction in 2012. Apart from spending on roads, driver education and enforcement of laws, what else could be done to effectively ensure road safety in …

7) Do you think Russia’s recent maneuvers in the Afghanistan and Pakistan affairs would help it strategically in the region? Critically comment on the nature of its clout in the South Asian region and its impact on India’s stature in the region.

Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.  7) Do you think Russia’s recent maneuvers in the Afghanistan and Pakistan affairs would help it strategically in the region? Critically comment on the nature of its clout in the South Asian region and its impact on India’s stature in the …

5) Recently Pakistan launched, despite much opposition by various groups, conducting of its population census after a gap of 19 years. Why was there an opposition? Discuss the significance of this census for Pakistan and also for non-muslim communities living in Pakistan.

Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations 5) Recently Pakistan launched, despite much opposition  by various groups,  conducting of its population census after a gap of 19 years. Why was there an opposition? Discuss the significance of this census for Pakistan and also for non-muslim communities living in Pakistan. (200 Words0 The Hindu The Indian Express

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 19 & 20 March 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  19 & 20 March  2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz Archives Clarification: Quiz, 17th March, 2017 (Click HERE): According to M. Laxmikanth’s Indian Polity, “Under the above provisions of Article 263, the President has established the following councils to make recommendations for the better coordination of …