Insights Daily Current Affairs, 19 Aug 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 19 Aug 2017   Paper 2:   Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies. TRIFED celebrates World Honey Bee Day   To create awareness about Beekeeping and uses of its products including Honey, Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Limited (TRIFED) is celebrating World Honey Bee Day (WHBD) on August …

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

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  19 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 is not …

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

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 19 August 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.   General Studies – 1;     Topic:  Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.  1) The urban poor, slum dwellers, and migrants …

6) The farming systems followed by small farmers in Asia, Africa and Latin America have the potential to deal with the problems thrown up by climate change. Discuss the nature of these farming systems, their advantages and need for changing of our understanding about ecological benefits of small farming systems.

Topic:  Agriculture 6) The farming systems followed by small farmers in Asia, Africa and Latin America have the potential to deal with the problems thrown up by climate change. Discuss the nature of these farming systems, their advantages and need for changing of our understanding about ecological benefits of small farming systems. (200 Words) EPW

5) In India, even now between 9% and 20% of maternal deaths are on account of unsafe abortions. What does law say about abortion rights of child victims of rape who are pregnant? Do you think children who are pregnant should have abortion rights? Critically comment.

Topic:  Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.  5) In India, even now between 9% and 20% of maternal deaths are on account of unsafe abortions. What does law say about abortion rights of child victims of rape who are pregnant? Do you think children who are pregnant …

4) Strict adherence to treatment is critical for the effective management of HIV. Research suggests that adherence to treatment should be greater than 95% for maximum benefit from antiretroviral therapy. However, such adherence is not observed in India. Examine the reasons.

Topic:  Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 4) Strict adherence to treatment is critical for the effective management of HIV. Research suggests that adherence to treatment should be greater than 95% for maximum benefit from antiretroviral therapy. However, such adherence is not observed in India. Examine the reasons. …

3) The social boycott act passed by the Government of Maharashtra is an important step in arresting the abuse of power by in-group elites. What hurdles would this legislation face in realisation of its desired goals? Examine.

Topic:  Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.  3) The social boycott act passed by the Government of Maharashtra is an important step in arresting the abuse of power by in-group elites. What hurdles would this legislation face in realisation of its desired goals? Examine. (200 Words) EPW

1) The urban poor, slum dwellers, and migrants are dispossessed as a result of urban restructuring and gentrification. Examine how urbanisation affects women migrants in particular.

Topic:  Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.  1) The urban poor, slum dwellers, and migrants are dispossessed as a result of urban restructuring and gentrification. Examine how urbanisation affects women migrants in particular. (200 Words) EPW