PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018: Indian crested porcupine (Indian porcupine) and Regional 3R Forum in Asia and Pacific

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018 Indian crested porcupine (Indian porcupine) and Regional 3R Forum in Asia and Pacific Indian crested porcupine (Indian porcupine) lIt is a rodent native to southern Asia and the Middle East Least concerned – IUCN   Habitat species has a broad habitat tolerance, occupying rocky hillsides, tropical and temperate shrubland, grasslands, forests, arable …

ANTHROPOLOGY STRATEGY (Marks 339, CSE-2017): By Sachin Gupta Rank – 3 UPSC CSE-2017, Part-2

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

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

Insights into Editorial: Creating a National Agriculture Market(NAM)

Insights into Editorial: Creating a National Agriculture Market(NAM)   National Agriculture Market (NAM): National Agriculture Market (NAM) is a pan-India electronic trading portal which networks the existing APMC mandis to create a unified national market for agricultural commodities. Single National Agriculture Market (NAM) in the country, with a view to enable farmers to get a better price …

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

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 01 JUNE 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 – 1 TOPIC: History of the world will include events from 18th …

6) Discuss the importance of biofuels for India? Critically examine whether the national policy on biofuels will help India unlock it’s biofuel potential?(250 words)

Topic – Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation ; Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 6) Discuss the importance of biofuels for India? Critically examine whether the national policy on biofuels will help India unlock it’s biofuel potential?(250 words) The hindu Economic times Livemint …

5) Discuss the role of BSF in protecting the country’s borders and it’s sovereignty.(250 words)

Topic –Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate. 5) Discuss the role of BSF in protecting the country’s borders and it’s sovereignty.(250 words) Reference Why this question The question is related to GS-3 syllabus under the following heading- Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate. Key demand of the question. The question wants …

4) The government ought to reassess the entire structure of the civil service, instead of taking steps in fits and starts, to make public services more management-oriented and relevant to present challenges. Critically analyse.(250 words)

  Topic– Role of civil services in a democracy. 4) The government ought to reassess the entire structure of the civil service, instead of taking steps in fits and starts, to make public services more management-oriented and relevant to present challenges. Critically analyse.(250 words) Indian express Why this question Off late, there have been several …

3) India should not focus too much on joining NSG. Examine in the light of the evolution of India as a responsible nuclear power.(250 words)

Topic: India and its neighbourhood relations. Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate. 3) India should not focus too much on joining NSG. Examine in the light of …

2) In using VVPAT machines to reassure sceptics about an election’s integrity, the ECI has introduced a new element, and cost, to the process, which needs to be urgently addressed. Comment.(250 words)

Topic:Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures. 2) In using VVPAT machines to reassure sceptics about an election’s integrity, the ECI has introduced a new element, and cost, to the process, which needs to be urgently addressed. Comment.(250 …

1)The American War of Independence deprived Great Britain of one empire, but it strengthened the foundations of another. Examine.(250 words)

TOPIC: History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars. 1)The American War of Independence deprived Great Britain of one empire, but it strengthened the foundations of another. Examine.(250 words)    Key demand of the question The question expects us to examine whether the loss of British Control in …