QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,04 June 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 04 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 Daily Current Affairs, 04 June 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 04 June 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Badshahi Ashoorkhana Context: Telangana government and Aga Khan Trust are working to restore Hyderabad’s 17th century Badshahi Ashoorkhana.   About Hyderabad’s 17th century Badshahi Ashoorkhana: …

Insights into Editorial: On the Cauvery issue

Insights into Editorial: On the Cauvery issue Introduction: We are having more than 80 per cent of Indian rivers are inter-state rivers. According to the Central Water Commission, there are 125 inter-state water agreements in India. Many of these agreements are more than 100 years old and had been executed without seriously considering socio-economic, political …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 04 JUNE 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 04 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: Political philosophies like communism, Capitalism, socialism etc, their forms …

6) What do you understand by Ensemble Production system. Discuss the advantages of its recent introduction in India.(250 words)

Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology. 6) What do you understand by Ensemble Production system. Discuss the advantages of its recent introduction in India.(250 words) Why this question The Ministry of Earth Sciences(MoES) has …

5) Keeping the interest of the citizens in mind, it is important to firm up a blueprint for price regulation of patented medicines in India. Critically analyze.(250 words)

Topic –Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nanotechnology, biotechnology and issues relating to intellectual property rights. 5) Keeping the interest of the citizens in mind, it is important to firm up a blueprint for price regulation of patented medicines in India. Critically analyze.(250 words) Epw Why this question Pricing of patented medicines …

4) Discuss the dispute and legal progress on the Monsanto’s patent case? Examine Delhi HC’s decision’s impact on Indian agriculture?(250 words)

Topic – Technology missions 4) Discuss the dispute and legal progress on the Monsanto’s patent case? Examine Delhi HC’s decision’s impact on Indian agriculture?(250 words) Reference Financial express Why this question The recent decision of the Delhi HC on Monsanto’s patent plea for Bt Cotton is a landmark decision whose details must be known to …

3) BIMSTEC is the “natural choices” for India to fulfil its foreign policy objectives in the neighbourhood towards the East. Critically analyze.(250 words)

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. 3) BIMSTEC is the “natural choices” for India to fulfil its foreign policy objectives in the neighbourhood towards the East. Critically analyze.(250 words) Reference   Why this question India’s neighbourhood is undergoing deep consternation on account of China’s increasingly assertive stand …

2) Instead of the present penalizing approach, there is a need to build the social and economic capacities of the state, which would care for its poor and marginalised citizens. Discuss, in the light of anti-begging laws in India.(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. Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. Issues relating to poverty and hunger. …

1) In Russia, Lenin was the father of socialism, organiser of the revolution and the founder of the new Russian society. Examine.(250 words) 

TOPIC: Political philosophies like communism, Capitalism, socialism etc, their forms and effect on the society. 1) In Russia, Lenin was the father of socialism, organiser of the revolution and the founder of the new Russian society. Examine.(250 words)  Reference Key demand of the question The question basically asks us to examine the role played by Lenin …