QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 30 August 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  30 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 …

Insights into Editorial: Can India and China use BRICS to build a house?

Insights into Editorial: Can India and China use BRICS to build a house? Background: Fourteen thousand feet above the sea level, at the Nathu La Pass on the India-China border, Doklam stand-off warn visitors of dated land mines that might have remained from the war of 1962. Reflective of artful diplomacy from both sides, India …

All India Radio News Summary: 29 AUGUST 2017

All India Radio News Summary: 29 AUGUST 2017 Prime Minister inaugurated various National Highway projects in Rajasthan Prime Minister inaugurated various National Highway projects in Rajasthan today. Among the projects inaugurated are: 6-Lane Cable Stayed Bridge across river Chambal at Kota; 4 Laning of Gomati Chauraha – Udaipur section of NH-8; and 4-Laning of Rajsamand-Bhilwara …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 30 August 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 30 August 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.   General Studies – 1;     Topic:  Salient features of Indian society 1) Why do you think dera’s and ahsrams mushroom and attract huge number of people in the Indian society? Critically analyse. (200 Words) …

7) Differentiate between morality and consciousness. What is the function of morality? Also discuss the relationship between morality and consciousness.

Topic:   conscience as sources of ethical guidance; accountability and ethical governance; strengthening of ethical and moral values in governance 7) Differentiate between morality and consciousness. What is the function of morality? Also discuss the relationship between morality and consciousness. (150 Words) The Indian Express

6) Bellandur lake in Bengaluru has been much in the news in recent months for the surge of foam and froth from the polluted lake, and the rise of smoke and flames from the area surrounding it. What does this incident indicate about the process of urbanization in India? Discuss critically.

Topic:  Environmental pollution   6) Bellandur lake in Bengaluru has been much in the news in recent months for the surge of foam and froth from the polluted lake, and the rise of smoke and flames from the area surrounding it. What does this incident indicate about the process of urbanization in India? Discuss critically. …

2) There is an upsurge in collective efforts in India to improve neonatal and maternal health in line with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Examine the causes and suggest improvements.

Topic: Poverty and hunger; Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, 2) There is an upsurge in collective efforts in India to improve neonatal and maternal health in line with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Examine the causes and suggest improvements. (200 Words) Livemint