[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 04 July 2017
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Salient features of Indian society;
General Studies – 2
Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.
Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations
3) Under the Anglo-Chinese Convention of 1890, the Sikkim-Tibet border was agreed upon and in 1895 it was jointly demarcated on the ground. Why should there be any dispute and why should this lead to a stand-off between the armed forces of the two countries, as seen today? Critically examine. (200 Words)
General Studies – 3
Topic: Effects of liberalization on the economy
Topic: Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth
5) Fresh evidence of loss of forest cover in the Indian Sundarbans, which represent a third of the largest contiguous mangrove ecosystem in the world, has been documented in scientific studies. Examine the causes of this loss, measures needed to revers this loss and ecological cost of not doing anything about this loss. (200 Words)
Topic: Energy; Planning
Topic: Conservation; Irrigation systems
General Studies – 4
Topic: Ethics in public administration