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

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 02 July 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: Encouraging mediation to settle disputes

Insights into Editorial: Encouraging mediation to settle disputes     Context: India to participate in deliberations at the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) in New York. UNCITRAL deliberation deals with an important issue concerning resolution of commercial disputes. Commercial disputes are resolved not only through courts and arbitration but also through mediation. …

SYNOPSIS: Insights 70 Days Ethics Plan – Day – 4

SYNOPSIS Insights 70 Days Ethics Plan  Day – 4 What do you understand by environmental ethics? Illustrate why environmental ethics is important in policymaking.  (150 Words) Reference Environmental ethics:- Environmental ethics is a branch of ethics that studies the relation of human beings and the environment and how ethics play a role in this. Environmental …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 02 JULY 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 02 JULY 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 – part of static series under the …

6) ICT tools offer huge scope for rural development. Discuss. Also, discuss the recent related initiatives by GoI with regards to rural development.(250 words)

Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life 6) ICT tools offer huge scope for rural development. Discuss. Also, discuss the recent related initiatives by GoI with regards to rural development.(250 words) Yojana magazine (May Issue) Why this question Use of ICT tools for development is increasingly being adopted and …

5)Capturing methane by efficiency improvements in the working of both sewage treatment plants and sanitary landfills has co-benefits in terms of both public health as well as mitigating climate change.  Discuss.(250 words)

Topic:Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment 5)Capturing methane by efficiency improvements in the working of both sewage treatment plants and sanitary landfills has co-benefits in terms of both public health as well as mitigating climate change.  Discuss.(250 words) epw Why this question Both the issues of improving public health as well as mitigating …

4) Import of sand in India comes with its own benefits and limitations. Critically Comment.(250 words)

Topic– Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment 4) Import of sand in India comes with its own benefits and limitations. Critically Comment.(250 words) Reference Why this question The issue is related to GS- 3 syllabus under the following heading Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment Key demand of the question. The …

3) Rules based trading order is the best bet for India going forward, both domestically as well as from a foreign policy perspective. Critically analyze.(250 words)

Topic – Liberalization and its impacts 3) Rules based trading order is the best bet for India going forward, both domestically as well as from a foreign policy perspective. Critically analyze.(250 words) Financial express Reference   Why this question The article talks about the involvement of India in the ongoing trade war which go against …

2) Discuss the effectiveness of price capping methods for pharmaceutical products as a tool to ensure affordable healthcare? Suggest alternatives as well. (250 words)

Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health 2) Discuss the effectiveness of price capping methods for pharmaceutical products as a tool to ensure affordable healthcare? Suggest alternatives as well. (250 words) Financial express Why this question The article talks about the effectiveness of price capping methods, used often by …

1) Examine the relevance of Gandhian principles in DPSP at a time when his other teachings hardly figure in national consciousness? (250 words)

Topic – part of static series under the heading “Gandhian principles in DPSP” 1) Examine the relevance of Gandhian principles in DPSP at a time when his other teachings hardly figure in national consciousness? (250 words)   Key demand of the question The question expects us to bring out the Gandhian principles enshrined in DPSP …