QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,01 May 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 01 May 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 …

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018 : Forest Owlet (Heteroglaux blewitti) and South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC)

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018 Forest Owlet (Heteroglaux blewitti) and South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) Forest Owlet (Heteroglaux blewitti) Critically endangered –IUCN It had been lost for more than a century. It has an interesting history. When not sighted for decades, posters were printed and Salim Ali, the premier ornithologist of India made a public appeal …

Insights into Editorial: Draft Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ), 2018

Insights into Editorial: Draft Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ), 2018   Context: The draft Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ), 2018, which was released by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), has the potential to change the way coastal stretches in India are governed. India’s coastline runs over 7,500 kilometres. The new draft if implemented will not …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 01 MAY 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 01 MAY 2018 Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  LIST of TOPICS (Static) REVISION TIMETABLE FOR PRELIMS – 2018  Revision Tests     General Studies – 2   Topic – Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections …

6)Ethics for ancient Greeks referred not only to the theoretical discussion about the topic but essentially the actual practice of it. Comment.(250 words)

TOPIC : Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships. 6)Ethics for ancient Greeks referred not only to the theoretical discussion about the topic but essentially the actual practice of it. Comment.(250 words) Reference Reference Key demand of the question The …

5)Multiple rate structure of GST makes the tax structure more flexible and not complex. Discuss citing global experiences. (250 words)

  Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. Inclusive growth and issues arising from it. 5)Multiple rate structure of GST makes the tax structure more flexible and not complex. Discuss citing global experiences. (250 words) Financial Express Why this question Implementation of gst has thrown up several challenges …

4)Putting restrictions on the use of Aadhar will defeat the very purpose it is designed for. Examine in light of the various cases being heard in SC regarding the use of Aadhar.(250 words)

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 4)Putting restrictions on the use of Aadhar will defeat the very purpose it is designed for. Examine in light of the various cases being heard in SC regarding the use of Aadhar.(250 words) Financial express Why …

3)The latest recommendations by the European Commission that balances free speech and accountability on online medium should serve as a model for India to reform how it regulates online communication. Analyze.(250 words)

TOPIC:  Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure ; Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 3)The latest recommendations by the European Commission that balances free speech and accountability on online medium should serve as a model for India …

2)What do you understand by social audit? Discuss the impediments to institutionalizing social audits in India.  Also, highlight the recent steps being taken by the legislative and the judiciary in this direction.(250 words)

TOPIC: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- application, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures. 2)What do you understand by social audit? Discuss the impediments to institutionalizing social audits in India.  Also, highlight the recent steps being taken by the legislative and the judiciary in this …

1)Critically examine the implications of providing energy-dense, factory-made nutrient packets as take-home ration under Anganwadi Services Scheme. (250 words)

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. 1)Critically examine the implications of providing energy-dense, factory-made nutrient packets as take-home ration under Anganwadi Services Scheme. (250 words) The …

SOLUTIONS – INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 40(Geography)

SOLUTIONS INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 40(Geography)                     Consider the following            Tribe                               Region Pygmies               –           Equatorial Rainforest Hausa                  –           Hot desert Bindibu          …