Insights Daily Current Affairs, 18 December 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 18 December 2017   Paper 2: Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   RERA’s administration under Urban Affairs Ministry’s domain The work of the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016, which mandates the establishment of the Real …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 18 DECEMBER 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 18 DECEMBER 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 …

All India Radio News Summary: 17 DECEMBER 2017

All India Radio News Summary: 17 DECEMBER 2017 Railways plan to install CCTV cameras in trains and stations to ensure women safety Railway Minister said the railways are mulling to install CCTV cameras inside the trains and dedicate 2018 to collectively fighting against human trafficking. In order to tackle the women safety issue, Railways is looking …

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 18 December 2017

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 18 December 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1     Topic:  Role of women; social empowerment 1) It is argued that the new law criminalising triple talaq may not be in best interests of Muslim women and might be counter-productive …

8) Martin Luther King Jr., the greatest American figure in the 20th century, is also known as one of the very few moral leaders in the modern history. Discuss his ideas and their significance today.

Topic:  Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; 8) Martin Luther King Jr., the greatest American figure in the 20th century, is also known as one of the very few moral leaders in the modern history. Discuss his ideas and their significance today. (150 Words) The Indian …

4) Recently, Prime Minister of India asked farmers to cut urea consumption by half by 2022. What is the rationale behind this request? Is it possible to achieve in India? Critically examine.

Topic:  Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies  4) Recently, Prime Minister of India asked farmers to cut urea consumption by half by 2022. What is the rationale behind this request? Is it possible to achieve in India? Critically examine. (250 Words) The Indian Express

3) Contemporary bilateral and plurilateral trade agreements are mostly not about trade at all, but about a whole host of non-trade-related issues which are cunningly called trade-related. Comment.

Topic:  Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 3) Contemporary bilateral and plurilateral trade agreements are mostly not about trade at all, but about a whole host of non-trade-related issues which are cunningly called trade-related. Comment. (150 Words) Livemint