The Big Picture – India, Iran & Afghanistan: Converging Interests

The Big Picture – India, Iran & Afghanistan: Converging Interests India in October 2017 sent its first shipment of wheat to Afghanistan through Iran’s strategic Chabahar port from its western port of Kandla, Gujrat, thus launching a trade route bypassing Pakistan. It is to be taken further by tracks to Afghanistan. The new trade route …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 10 November 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 10 November 2017   GS Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   National Green Tribunal     Context: The National Green Tribunal has issued a slew of directions to deal with the situation in Delhi, including banning construction and industrial activities and entry of trucks, while lambasting …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 10 NOVEMBER 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 10 NOVEMBER 2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz   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 civil …

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 10 November 2017

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 10 November 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1;     Topic: World History 1) Examine why November 9 is regarded as Schicksalstag (Day of Fate) in German history. (150 Words) The Wire Wikipedia   General Studies – 2   Topic:  Issues relating …

ETHICS CASE STUDY: You are aspiring to become an IAS officer and you have cleared various stages and now you have been selected for the personal interview. On the day of the interview, on the way to the venue you saw an accident where a mother and child who happen to be your relatives were badly injured. They needed immediate help. What would you have done in such a situation? Justify your action.

Topic:  Ethical concerns and dilemmas  10) You are aspiring to become an IAS officer and you have cleared various stages and now you have been selected for the personal interview. On the day of the interview, on the way to the venue you saw an accident where a mother and child who happen to be …

6) Analysis of the Central Pollution Control Board’s AQI bulletin archives has revealed that the air quality has clearly deteriorated across the northern-Gangetic plain. Examine the causes and consequences.

Topic: Environmental pollution 6) Analysis of the Central Pollution Control Board’s AQI bulletin archives has revealed that the air quality has clearly deteriorated across the northern-Gangetic plain. Examine the causes and consequences. (200 Words) The Indian Express

2) The intention to raise public expenditure to strengthen India’s healthcare have been repeated in the in many official plans with little or no action. Identify the sources of funding that can help India spend more on healthcare. Also discuss in addition to more funds, what else is needed to address health challenges in future.

Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health 2) The intention to raise public expenditure to strengthen India’s healthcare have been repeated in the in many official plans with little or no action. Identify the sources of funding that can help India spend more on healthcare. Also discuss in addition to …