Insights into Editorial: For clean air, India needs a policy leap

Insights into Editorial: For clean air, India needs a policy leap   Context: For decades, pollution and its harmful effects on people’s health, the environment, and the planet have been neglected both by Governments and the international development agenda. Yet, Air pollution is the largest environmental cause of disease and death in the world today. …

UPDATE: Insights Interview Guidance Program – 2018

Insights Interview Guidance Program – 2018 We are conducting orientation class for interview guidance on 28th December at our institute in Bangalore. Those who are expecting interview call, especially those who were part of Insights Mains test series – 2017 (offline and online), you can attend this session. In this session we will give you …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 13 DECEMBER 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 13 DECEMBER 2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz Clarifications: Q4, 11th December Quiz (https://www.insightsonindia.com/2017/12/12/quiz-2017-insights-current-affairs-quiz-11-december-2017/): Typo; Answer will be option ‘a’, not ‘d’, as is clear from the explanation (India also rejected attempts by some WTO Members such as European Union and Canada to include ‘gender …

Insights Learning (I-Learning) TEST 16 : 26 November – 10 December, 2017

Insights Learning (I-Learning) TEST 16 : 26 November – 10 December, 2017 The Restoration Opportunities Assessment Methodology (ROAM) What? It is produced by IUCN and the World Resources Institute (WRI). It provides a flexible and affordable framework for countries to rapidly identify and analyse areas that are primed for forest landscape restoration (FLR). Forest landscape …

Insights Learning (I-Learning) TEST 15 : 19 – 26 November, 2017

Insights Learning (I-Learning) TEST 15 : 19 – 26 November, 2017 Plastic Organic Light Emitting Diode Screens (POLED): Advantages over conventional AMOLED screens and/or IPS LCD Screens What? These are technologies used in the screens of smartphones/tablets or PCs. Each type of screen has its own advantages and trade-offs relating to durability, power consumption, quality …

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 13 December 2017

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 13 December 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1     Topic:   History of the world; World geography 1) How did the Cold War affect space exploration. Also write a note on Outer Space Treaty. (250 Words) Livemint   General Studies …

7) What are the basic tenets of regulating private healthcare? In the light of controversies surrounding regulation of private healthcare in India, examine global models which can be emulated in India.

Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, 7) What are the basic tenets of regulating private healthcare? In the light of controversies surrounding regulation of private healthcare in India, examine global models which can be emulated in India. (250 Words) The Indian Express

6) A National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI) has proposed that a vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV), which causes cervical cancer, be introduced in India’s Universal Immunisation Programme (UIP). Discuss the issues involved in introduction of HPV vaccine.

Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, 6) A National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI) has proposed that a vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV), which causes cervical cancer, be introduced in India’s Universal Immunisation Programme (UIP). Discuss the issues involved in introduction of HPV vaccine. (250 Words) …

4) Neither civilisational ethos nor the mere enshrining of constitutional morality is enough to deliver on basic rights. In your opinion, what else is needed to safeguard basic rights of citizens? Critically comment.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, 4) Neither civilisational ethos nor the mere enshrining of constitutional morality is enough to deliver on basic rights. In your opinion, what else is needed to safeguard basic rights of citizens? Critically comment. (250 Words) The Hindu

3) The twin combination of “bail-in” clause of the Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill (FRDI) and the aggressive move towards cashless economy pose a larger threat to the deposits of ordinary citizens. Discuss.

Topic:   Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.  3) The twin combination of “bail-in” clause of the Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill (FRDI) and the aggressive move towards cashless economy pose a larger threat to the deposits of ordinary citizens. Discuss. (250 Words) …