QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 17 July 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  17 July  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 into Editorial: The birth of the new Nuclear Prohibition Treaty

  Insights into Editorial: The birth of the new Nuclear Prohibition Treaty     Summary: In July 2017, the United Nations adopted the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, which bans and makes it illegal to possess, use, produce, transfer, acquire, stockpile or deploy nuclear weapons. This was the culmination of 10 years of …

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[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 17 July 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 17 July 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.   General Studies – 1;   Topic:  Poverty and developmental issues 1) It is said that there is an urgent need to understand the complexity of the problem of food wastage and then to devise a national-level …

CASE STUDY: a) What are the ethical issues that you are going to face during the course of investigation in the above case? How ill you manage these issues?

Topic: Ethics in personal and professional relations 9) You are working as Superintendant of Police (SP) in the anti- corruption branch (ACB). Your husband is an IAS officer and is posted as  commissioner in the food and civil supplies department. Recently there was an allegation against your husband that he was responsible for the supply of …

3) July 2017 marks 20 years since the Asian financial crisis. What caused the Asian financial crisis? What have Asian countries learned about how countries can safeguard their economies from future shocks and deliver sustainable and inclusive growth from this crisis? Examine

Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. 3) July 2017 marks 20 years since the Asian financial crisis. What caused the Asian financial crisis? What have Asian countries learned about how countries can safeguard their economies from future shocks and deliver sustainable and inclusive growth from this crisis? …

2) Recently, the UN voted into existence the prohibition of nuclear weapons or the Nuclear Prohibition Treaty (NPT). Compare and contrast the Nuclear Prohibition Treaty (NPT) with the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).

Topic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate. 2) Recently, the UN voted into existence the prohibition of nuclear weapons or the Nuclear Prohibition Treaty (NPT). Compare and contrast the Nuclear Prohibition Treaty (NPT) with the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).(200 Words) Livemint