[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 17 February 2018
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General Studies – 1
Topic: Changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.
General Studies – 2
Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests
2) India’s energy requirements and greater geopolitical clout have resulted in it importing more hydrocarbon resources from Russia. Analyse how will ongoing tensions between Russia and the West, fluctuating crude oil prices, and the falling value of the rouble affect Indo–Russian cooperation in the hydrocarbon sector. (250 Words)
Topic: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure,
Topic: Development processes and the development industry- the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders
General Studies – 3
Topic: Irrigation; Resources (Paper-1)
General Studies – 4
Topic: Corporate governance
Topic: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators