Insights Daily Current Affairs, 14 October 2017

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Current Affairs, 14 October 2017   Paper 2:   Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   IWAI raises Rs660 crore through bonds   The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has raised Rs660 crore through a bond sale to finance the development …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 14 OCTOBER 2017

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz -14 OCTOBER 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 …

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 14 OCTOBER 2017

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) SECURE SYNOPSIS: 14 OCTOBER 2017 NOTE: Please remember that following ‘answers’ are NOT ‘model answers’. They are NOT synopsis too if we go by definition of the term. What we are providing is content that both meets demand of the question and at the same …

All India Radio News Summary: 13 OCTOBER 2017

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) All India Radio News Summary: 13 OCTOBER 2017 World Bank chief says reforms undertaken by Prime Minister of India are significant and results will be reflected in the mid and long-term growth figures. World Bank Chief Jim Yong Kim has said that the reforms undertaken …

Insights Learning (I-Learning) TEST 5 : 20 – 27 August, 2017

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) I-Learning Test 5 : 20 – 27 August 2017     Nuclear medicine   Background A radiopharmaceutical is a chemical substance that contains radioactive atoms within its structure and is suitable for administration to humans for diagnosis or treatment of disease What Nuclear medicine is …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 14 October 2017

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) [Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 14 October 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.   General Studies – 1;     Topic:  Poverty and developmental issues  1) Both China and India have recorded appallingly unequal growth over the last three …

8) Ethics is essentially a study of human behaviour and societal conditions. Comment.

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7) Air Pollution suffers from multifaceted turbulences without a national action plan. Comment.

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6) What is stubble burning? What measures can be undertaken so that stakeholders are persuaded against undertaking such a practice? Discuss.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Agriculture 6) What is stubble burning? What measures can be undertaken so that stakeholders are persuaded against undertaking such a practice? Discuss. (200 Words) The Indian Express

5) Employment creation requires creation of social infrastructure as much as it does require structural reforms. Comment.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Infrastructure 5) Employment creation requires creation of social infrastructure as much as it does require structural reforms. Comment. (200 Words) The Hindu

4) The need for a global action against Dengue has never been more imminent with India being a focal point. Comment.

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3) The Uniform Civil Code is a delicate proposition with necessary progressive and consolidation measures. Comment.

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2) Mumbai’s new proposed development plan focuses on providing employment space for 80 lakh persons and is depending on additional metro systems and the controversial coastal road project to take the potential load off the rail network. In the light of recent tragedy of stampede, comment its new development plan.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: urbanization, their problems and their remedies 2) Mumbai’s new proposed development plan focuses on providing employment space for 80 lakh persons and is depending on additional metro systems and the controversial coastal road project to take the potential load off the rail network. In the …

1) Both China and India have recorded appallingly unequal growth over the last three decades, but in China, even though it is not a democracy in the sense of permitting free expression of public opinion, its growth process over the period 1980–2014 has been relatively much less unequal than India’s. Examine why.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  Poverty and developmental issues  1) Both China and India have recorded appallingly unequal growth over the last three decades, but in China, even though it is not a democracy in the sense of permitting free expression of public opinion, its growth process over the …

Insights into Editorial : Saving child brides — on SC ruling on sex with minor wife

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights into Editorial : Saving child brides — on SC ruling on sex with minor wife Context: The Supreme Court on Wednesday (October 11th, 2017) held that sexual intercourse by a man with his wife, who is below 18 years of age, is Rape. With …