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[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 26 October 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 26 October 2017

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General Studies – 1;


 

 

Topic:   Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 

1) Discuss the architectural and cultural significance of Taj Mahal. (200 Words)

The Indian Express

 


General Studies – 2


 

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

2) The endeavour of India, Japan and US to connect the Pacific and Indian Oceans could be an alternative to China’s Belt and Road Initiative and enhance the bargaining power of small countries vis-a-vis Beijing. Discuss. (200 Words)

The Indian Express

 

Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.

3) A learning crisis is a combination of factors beyond parents and extending to issues in conflict areas. Comment. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 

Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.

4) A carefully embedded sex education curriculum goes beyond reproductive knowledge and correcting misconceptions. Comment. (200 Words)

The Hindu


General Studies – 3


 

Topic: Indian economy – growth and development; mobilization of resources, 

5) Aggressive capital infusion by the government should not become an alternative for better governance. In the light of recent recapitalisation announcement by the union government, critically comment. (200 Words)

Livemint

The Indian Express

 

Topic: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics; Employment

6) Robotisation can either emancipate the labour sector or further exploit it. Comment. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 

Topic:  Employment

7) The workers in the leather processing industry are one the neglected minorities in our country. Comment. (200 Words)

The Wire

 


General Studies – 4


 

Topic:   Human Values 

8) What are the social and economic costs of dishonesty? Why is it a challenge to inculcate honesty? Examine. (150 Words)

Livemint

Topic:   ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions; 
General