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[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 03 October 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 03 October 2017

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General Studies – 1;


 

 

Topic:  Urbanisation – problems and remedies

1) Multiplicity of agencies and functional overlap deter effective urban governance. With reference to the recent incident in Mumbai, critique on how urban governance can become more seamless. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 


General Studies – 2


 

 

Topic:  Important aspects of governance, 

2) Examine the role played by relevant meteorological forecasting numbers to ensure better policy formulation and grass root action. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 

Topic:   Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health

3) Propagating good reproductive hygiene is as most important as propagating good family planning. Comment. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 

Topic:  Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests

4) How can India play a significant role in the redevelopment and security of Afghanistan. Do you think India should be militarily involved in the same? Critically analyse. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 

Topic:  Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests

5) Discuss the geopolitical significance of the Horn of Africa to India. Also discuss nature of India’s engagement with this region. (200 Words)

The Indian Express


General Studies – 3


 

Topic: Indian economy; Infrastructure

6) Upgrading existing infrastructure and not creating new is the key to socio-economic transformation. Comment. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 

Topic: Developments in S&T

7) What do you understand by cryptocurrency/crypto-token powered initial coin offerings (ICO)? Should India regulate ICOs? If yes, how? Examine. (200 Words)

Livemint

 


General Studies – 4


 

 

Topic: Ethics in human actions; Ethics in public administration

8) State sponsored surveillance raises some serious ethical concerns. Examine the same in additional to highlighting your view on its practice. (150 Words)

Stanford