3) Medical relief must be medically certified for a proven effect. With reference to disbursements as in the case of dengue, examine whether the state must adhere to conventional norms.

Topic:   Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources  3) Medical relief must be medically certified for a proven effect. With reference to disbursements as in the case of dengue, examine whether the state must adhere to conventional norms. (200 Words) The Hindu

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 17 October 2017

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4) Children are the most sensitive components of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). Comment on the international measures in place and the responsibility on nations to assist in the same.

Topic:  Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections 4) Children are the most sensitive components of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). Comment on the international measures in place and the responsibility on nations to assist in the same. (200 Words) The Wire

3) Examine the role of think tanks and specialised research labs on policy formulation. Do you think relying on external sources is a viable idea for effective policy formulation? Comment.

Topic:    Development processes and the development industry- the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders  3) Examine the role of think tanks and specialised research labs on policy formulation. Do you think relying on external sources is a viable idea for effective policy formulation? Comment. (200 Words) Livemint

1) Was Sir Syed Ahmad Khan indeed the father of the two-nation theory or was he merely advocating modern ideas of multiculturalism and differentiated citizenship? Critically examine

Topic:   Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues 1) Was Sir Syed Ahmad Khan indeed the father of the two-nation theory or was he merely advocating modern ideas of multiculturalism and differentiated citizenship? Critically examine. (200 Words) The Indian Express

Insights into Editorial: Between disarmament and deterrence

Insights into Editorial: Between disarmament and deterrence   Context: For the second time in the last decade, the Nobel Committee awarded its annual peace prize to the laudable goal of nuclear disarmament. This year’s recipient, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), has worked tirelessly to raise awareness of nuclear dangers. The ICAN, a coalition of NGOs from almost 100 countries, …