QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 02 February 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 02 February 2018 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz   Clarification:   Q4 (https://www.insightsonindia.com/2018/01/31/quiz-2017-insights-current-affairs-quiz-31-january-2018/): Typo; The explanation provided is clear – answer must be option ‘a’. For the purpose of Article 108, the President only summons both the Houses; the Speaker of the Lok Sabha presides over …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 02 February 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 02 February 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.   Ayushman Bharat for a new India -2022   The …

AIR spotlight summary on “Development of Sports in the Country”.

AIR spotlight summary on “Development of Sports in the Country”.   Introduction Khelo India School Games was held recently which is going to have a pan India impact. The school children will get the exposure required. It is going to have a lasting impact especially with the scholarship being introduced which is a remarkable initiative …

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 02 February 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 02 February 2018 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1   Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues   1) If Mahatma Gandhi had survived till 1950s, how different would have …

6) The Central government has proposed changes to various provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) through the Finance Bill. Examine these amendments and also evaluate the efficacy of previous measures in preventing money laundering.

Topic:    Money-laundering and its prevention 6) The Central government has proposed changes to various provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) through the Finance Bill. Examine these amendments and also evaluate the efficacy of previous measures in preventing money laundering. (250 Words) The Hindu

5) Despite improvements in awareness, services and treatments, cancer still kills more than 100,000 children every year worldwide. Examine the reasons. Also discuss why deaths due to cancer remain very high in India.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health 5) Despite improvements in awareness, services and treatments, cancer still kills more than 100,000 children every year worldwide. Examine the reasons. Also discuss why deaths due to cancer remain very high in India. (250 Words) Livemint

4) Proper implementation of the Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act of 1996 is crucial to ensure dignity and livelihood of poor and migrant labourers. Comment.

Topic:  Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections. 4) Proper implementation of the Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act of 1996 is crucial to ensure dignity and livelihood of poor and migrant labourers. Comment. (150 Words) The Hindu

3) In the recent union budget government announced a flagship National Health Protection Scheme to cover over ten crore poor and vulnerable families (approximately 50 crore beneficiaries) providing coverage up to five lakh rupees per family per year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalisation. Do you think it’s a move towards universal health coverage and quality public healthcare? Critically comment

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health 3) In the recent union budget government announced a flagship National Health Protection Scheme to cover over ten crore poor and vulnerable families (approximately 50 crore beneficiaries) providing coverage up to five lakh rupees per family per year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalisation. …

2) It is said that conducting simultaneous elections to assemblies and parliament will ensure consistency, continuity and governance, which are integral to democracy. Do you agree? What changes needs to be made to the constitution and related laws if the parliament decides to conduct such simultaneous elections? Examine.

Topic: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure   2) It is said that conducting simultaneous elections to assemblies and parliament will ensure consistency, continuity and governance, which are integral to democracy. Do you agree? What changes needs to be made to the constitution and related laws if …