UPSC Mains 2017: Insights Test Series for UPSC IAS Civil Services Mains 2017 Exam

  Insights Test Series for UPSC IAS Civil Services Mains 2017 Exam   Similar to last year, we are going to conduct both offline and online test series for UPSC civil services Mains exam 2017.  Already those who are very serious have approached us for allowing them to write Mains test series in Bangalore. Tomorrow …

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

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  30 June  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 …

UPDATE: Final Confirmation Mail Sent to Selected Students of Insights Offline Guidance Program (OGP) – 2018

    We have sent confirmation mails to selected students of Insights Offline Guidance Program – 2018. Those who have NOT received mails can continue with their other plans or join either Insights Online or Offline Prelims Test Series – 2018. For those who are not selected, we wish to guide them in Bangalore if …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 30 June 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 30 June 2017   Paper 2 Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.   New training programme ‘COMMIT’ for State Government officials   A new training programme Comprehensive Online Modified Modules on …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 29 June 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  29 June  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 …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 30 June 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 30 June 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.   General Studies – 1;   Topic:  Changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes 1) “The risks from climate change are serious enough …

5) The Indian government has embarked on a programme to turn the country into a digital economy. Briefly discuss these programs, the threats they face from cyber-criminals and hackers and measures needed to safeguard digital data and transactions

Topic:  Cybersecurity basics 5) The Indian government has embarked on a programme to turn the country into a digital economy. Briefly discuss these programs, the threats they face from cyber-criminals and hackers and measures needed to safeguard digital data and transactions. (200 Words) Livemint

4) The Finance Bill, 2017 included amendments to legislation on multiple subjects, in an attempt to rationalise the functioning of multiple tribunals. What do you understand by rationalisation of tribunals? Discuss its implications.

Topic: Functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies 4) The Finance Bill, 2017 included amendments to legislation on multiple subjects, in an attempt to rationalise the functioning of multiple tribunals. What do you understand by rationalisation of tribunals? Discuss its implications. (200 Words) The Hindu

3) Since Independence, India’s relations with the US have gone through three phases. Analyse these phases and critically comment on nature of India’s relationship with the US today

Topic:   Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; 3) Since Independence, India’s relations with the US have gone through three phases. Analyse these phases and critically comment on nature of India’s relationship with the US today. (200 Words) The Indian Express

1) “The risks from climate change are serious enough to require grass-roots action, rather than waiting for a grand international agreement.” What are these grass roots actions? How can the fight climate change? Illustrate.

Topic:  Changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes 1) “The risks from climate change are serious enough to require grass-roots action, rather than waiting for a grand international agreement.” What are these grass roots actions? How can the fight climate change? Illustrate. …

Insights into Editorial: Blockchaining India’s digital future

  Insights into Editorial: Blockchaining India’s digital future     Summary: Blockchain has been a buzzword for some time now. In addition to private companies and banks, blockchain has attracted interest from within the government as well.   What are Blockchains? Blockchains are a new data structure that is secure, cryptography-based, and distributed across a …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 29 June 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 29 June 2017   Paper 3 Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.   CBDT entered into Five Unilateral Advance Pricing Agreement   The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has entered into Five Unilateral Advance Pricing Agreement with Indian taxpayers. A …