QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 25 July 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  25 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: Private healthcare with public money

  Insights into Editorial: Private healthcare with public money       Summary: It is widely acknowledged that health is pivotal for human development and nation’s future. India which is home to 1.2 billion people has made important progress, as average life expectancy at birth has risen to 65 years for male and female combined …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 25 July 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 25 July 2017   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   Meet on island development   Ten islands from Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshadweep have been identified by the government for improving maritime economy, preserving the eco-system and addressing security concerns. The decision was taken at the …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 25 July 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 25 July 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.   General Studies – 1;   Topic:  Art and culture; Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.  1) It is said that the Rig Veda is being closer to the Zoroastrian text Avesta than to the …

8) What lessons in ethics would you draw from life and works of India’s social reformers of 18th century? Examine

70 Days ETHICS PLAN   Topic: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators 8) What lessons in ethics would you draw from life and works of India’s social reformers of 18th century? Examine (200 Words)     Note: Tomorrow there will questions on the topic Attitude: content, …

4) “The GST, far from being a case of “cooperative federalism”, is really an incursion into the authority that India’s States have been permitted under the Constitution.” Critically comment

Topic:  Issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein. 4) “The GST, far from being a case of “cooperative federalism”, is really an incursion into the authority that India’s States have been permitted under the Constitution.” Critically comment. (200 Words) The Hindu

2) In the light of GST implementation in Jammu and Kashmir, it is said that Jammu & Kashmir and India are at a constitutional crossroads of critical importance. Discuss the issue.

Topic:  Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein.   2) In the light of GST implementation in Jammu and Kashmir, it is said that Jammu & Kashmir and India are at a constitutional crossroads …

1) It is said that the Rig Veda is being closer to the Zoroastrian text Avesta than to the later Vedas. Discuss significance of this fact in ongoing debate on origin and migration of Aryan race

Topic:  Art and culture; Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.  1) It is said that the Rig Veda is being closer to the Zoroastrian text Avesta than to the later Vedas. Discuss significance of this fact in ongoing debate on origin and migration of Aryan race. (200 Words) The Indian Express