AIR spotlight summary on “US Slams Pakistan Over Terrorism”.

AIR spotlight summary on “US Slams Pakistan Over Terrorism”.   Introduction S. President Donald Trump’s New Year tweet has accused Pakistan on engaging in lies and deceit and said that US has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years. The US wants Pakistan to do more and …

All India Radio News Summary: 03 JANUARY 2018

All India Radio News Summary: 03 JANUARY 2018 Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill (FRDI) 2017 provides additional protection to the depositors in a more transparent manner – Government The Government has said that Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill (FRDI) 2017 provides additional protection to the depositors in a more transparent manner. Finance Ministry …

All India Radio News Summary: 02 JANUARY 2018

All India Radio News Summary: 02 JANUARY 2018 Pakistan has banned the Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud Dawa (JuD) Pakistan has banned the Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud Dawa (JuD) and Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation from collecting donations. The notification came on a day when US President Donald Trump accused Islamabad of giving …

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 04 January 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 04 January 2018 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers.  Wish You ALL Insightians Very Happy New Year . We Hope You will Write More Answers this Year and SECURE Your Ticket to Success! General Studies – 1   Topic:   Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism.   …

7) The forthcoming Pesticide Management Bill 2017 should address the many anomalies that exist in the pesticide industry and protect interests and lives of farmers. Analyse.

Topic:  Storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers  7) The forthcoming Pesticide Management Bill 2017 should address the many anomalies that exist in the pesticide industry and protect interests and lives of farmers. Analyse. (250 Words) The Indian Express

6) Agriculture policy should focus on reducing volatility by allowing futures trading and encouraging investment in cold-storage facilities, along with a national market for agriculture. Discuss.

Topic:  Storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers  6) Agriculture policy should focus on reducing volatility by allowing futures trading and encouraging investment in cold-storage facilities, along with a national market for agriculture. Discuss. (250 Words) Livemint

5) In the light of frequent ceasefire violations witnessed by both India and Pakistan across their borders in Kashmir, which measures would you think help reduce these violations and build peace along the border?  Examine

Topic:  Security challenges and their management in border areas; 5) In the light of frequent ceasefire violations witnessed by both India and Pakistan across their borders in Kashmir, which measures would you think help reduce these violations and build peace along the border?  Examine. (250 Words) The Hindu

4) What do you understand by genomics-informed medicine? What implications do latest developments in genomics have for India and are there deliberate choices that would shape this coming future more advantageously for the country and its people? Examine.

Topic:   Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology; Awareness in biotechnology 4) What do you understand by genomics-informed medicine? What implications do latest developments in genomics have for India and are there deliberate choices that would shape this coming future more advantageously for the country and its people? Examine. (250 …

2) The draft of Assam’s National Register of Citizens is said to be a first step towards addressing Assam’s immigration problem, but it opens up concerns and faces many challenges. Discuss these concerns and challenges.

Topic:   India and its neighborhood- relations; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections 2) The draft of Assam’s National Register of Citizens is said to be a first step towards addressing Assam’s immigration problem, but it opens up concerns and faces many challenges. Discuss these concerns and challenges. …

1) The new political articulation of the Dalits is a matter of concern for those forces which are divisive and polarising. Discuss critically source, inspiration and consequences of new Dalit assertion in India.

Topic:   Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism.   1) The new political articulation of the Dalits is a matter of concern for those forces which are divisive and polarising. Discuss critically source, inspiration and consequences of new Dalit assertion in India. (250 Words) The Hindu The Indian Express

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 03 JANUARY 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 03 JANUARY 2018 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 …