Insights into editorial: Cryptocurrencies and the Regulators Dilemma

  Cryptocurrencies and the Regulators Dilemma   Summary: Widely seen as a disruption for the traditional banking and financial institutions, cryptocurrencies have gained significant traction over the last half a decade, at the same time creating a regulatory nightmare for banking regulators across the globe. At present, there are around 969 cryptocurrencies in existence across …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 02 Aug 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 02 Aug 2017   Paper 2: Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.   Inadequate breastfeeding may drain Indian economy of USD 14bn   The Global Breastfeeding Scorecard, a new report by the UN Childrens Fund (UNICEF) and WHO in collaboration with …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 02 August 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  02 August  2017   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 services preliminary exam 2017. It …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 02 August 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 02 August 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.   General Studies – 1;   Topic: Role of women; Social empowerment 1) The Supreme Court on July 27, 2017, in the matter of Rajesh Sharma and Ors v State of UP and Anr, delivered a …

CASE STUDY: Looking back what attitudinal changes you think would have helped your father to behave well with his family? Looking at present, how will you make sure that your family doesn’t suffer the same fate as yours did?

Topic: Attitude: content, structure, function 9) Your father is a police officer. You have noticed that his behaviour at home is rude and he always seems to be restless. There were occasions when he used to beat you and also sometimes your mother. Childhood for you was difficult thanks to strictness expected by your father …

5) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has struck panic among tobacco companies by announcing a comprehensive proposal to reduce the amount of nicotine in cigarettes to non-addictive levels. Discuss significance of this move. Also discuss why this move is important for India.

Topic:Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health,  5) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has struck panic among tobacco companies by announcing a comprehensive proposal to reduce the amount of nicotine in cigarettes to non-addictive levels. Discuss significance of this move. Also discuss why this move is important for India. …

3) ” The constriction of India’s strategic space is a second-order consequence resulting from China’s rise. Beijing does not have to deliberately contain India. Beijing’s exercise of its growing comprehensive national power — economic and military — will inevitably have that effect.” Comment.

  Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations. 3) ” The constriction of India’s strategic space is a second-order consequence resulting from China’s rise. Beijing does not have to deliberately contain India. Beijing’s exercise of its growing comprehensive national power — economic and military — will inevitably have that effect.” Comment. (200 Words) The Indian Express

1) The Supreme Court on July 27, 2017, in the matter of Rajesh Sharma and Ors v State of UP and Anr, delivered a judgment, which the women’s movement has rejected as biased against women. Critically comment on this judgement.

Topic: Role of women; Social empowerment 1) The Supreme Court on July 27, 2017, in the matter of Rajesh Sharma and Ors v State of UP and Anr, delivered a judgment, which the women’s movement has rejected as biased against women. Critically comment on this judgement. (200 Words) The Indian Express

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 01 August 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  01 August  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 …