ONLINE APPLICATION: Insights Offline Guidance Program – 2018

  ONLINE APPLICATION Insights Offline Guidance Program – 2018 Please read following clarifications regarding Insights OGP-2018 before applying (Link to Application is Given in the End): This program is designed mainly for aspirants who want to start from Basics – Aspirants who want to read NCERTs throughly; aspirants who want to start Writing Practice from …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 19 June 2017

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Answer Key & Detailed Solutions – UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam -2017 General Studies Paper – 1

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Insights Daily Current Affairs, 19 June 2017

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Civil Services and a Job – Chasing your dreams while working: Mittali Sethi AIR 56, UPSC CSE 2016

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[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 19 June 2017

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7) Fierce competition and a lack of regulation in journalism have created a dangerously competitive environment in which ethical and professional standards have been sidelined. In this light, do you think sting operations and other such methods used by media are ethical and professional? Critically comment.

Topic:  Ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions 7) Fierce competition and a lack of regulation in journalism have created a dangerously competitive environment in which ethical and professional standards have been sidelined. In this light, do you think sting operations and other such methods used by media are ethical and professional? Critically …

6) According to recent reports, China has combined satellite technology and the elusiveness of quantum mechanics to demonstrate how secret information can be transmitted over a thousand kilometres. What is quantum mechanics? How is it being used by China to transmit secret information to long distances? Examine.

Topic:  Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life  6) According to recent reports, China has combined satellite technology and the elusiveness of quantum mechanics to demonstrate how secret information can be transmitted over a thousand kilometres. What is quantum mechanics? How is it being used by China to transmit secret information to …

4) In the light of recent terrorist attacks in Europe and elsewhere, discuss critically how internet has become a ground for non-state actors to spread new wave of terrorism across world.

Topic: Role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security;; Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security. 4) In the light of recent terrorist attacks in Europe and elsewhere, discuss critically how internet has become a ground for non-state actors to spread new wave …

2) “Whether an enlightened public figure or an active politician, the next President should be one who enjoys the widest possible acceptability.” Comment why. Also comment which one is more important is selection of the President candidate – contest and consensus.

Topic:  Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies 2) “Whether an enlightened public figure or an active politician, the next President should be one who enjoys the widest possible acceptability.” Comment why. Also comment which one is more important is selection of the President candidate – contest and consensus. …