Insights Daily Current Affairs, 04 July 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 04 July 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. Meghalaya Celebrates Behdienkhlam Festival Context: Behdienkhlam, one of the most colourful festivals of the State, was recently celebrated in the Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya.   About the …

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

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

6)A dilemma is more demanding than a problem and it comes with a prescription to argue, not act. Comment.(250 words)

Topic: Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems; ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions; laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance; accountability and ethical governance. 6)A dilemma is more demanding than a problem and it comes with a prescription to argue, not act. Comment.(250 words) Reference …

5) Critically analyze whether the practice of compensatory afforestation under CAMPA is ecologically sound?(250 words)

Topic – Conservation and Environmental degradation 5) Critically analyze whether the practice of compensatory afforestation under CAMPA is ecologically sound?(250 words) Indian express   Why this question The article highlights a problem inherent in CAMPA where the value of natural forests is unrecognised and compensatory afforestation is deemed equivalent to recreating forest land. This article …

4)Examine why disinvestment is necessary? Analyze whether there is a need to relook at the policy of disinvestment?(250 words)

opic– Indian Economy – Issues 4)Examine why disinvestment is necessary? Analyze whether there is a need to relook at the policy of disinvestment?(250 words) Financial express Reference Why this question Disinvestment, especially after the attempt at strategic sale of Air Asia, is in news often and quite important for mains. Key demand of the question …

3) Although HECI will bring substantial reforms in education sector, it fails to address several problems affecting higher education in India. Critically analyze.(250 words)

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 3) Although HECI will bring substantial reforms in education sector, it fails to address several problems affecting higher education in India. Critically analyze.(250 words) The hindu pib Why this question HECI has been recently proposed by the …

2) Better listing of cases can improve the quality and efficiency of the functioning of the courts in India. Critically analyze. (250 words)

Topic: Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary. 2) Better listing of cases can improve the quality and efficiency of the functioning of the courts in India. Critically analyze. (250 words) The hindu   Why this question Indian judiciary forms a vital, dynamic institution in Indian society. However, despite its successes  (particularly the …

1) Discuss the control that president can exercise on the executive by virtue of his/her discretionary powers?(250 words)

Topic – Part of static series under the heading – “Powers of president” 1) Discuss the control that president can exercise on the executive by virtue of his/her discretionary powers?(250 words) Key demand of the question The question expects us to describe the discretionary powers of the president and how through these powers the president …

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

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 04 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 …

SYNOPSIS: Insights 70 Days Ethics Plan – Day – 5

SYNOPSIS Insights 70 Days Ethics Plan  Day – 5   In your opinion, what it takes to be ethical both in private and public relationships? Also discuss the challenges one faces while trying to stay ethical in public life.(150 Words). Reference (Selectively) Answer:- Each private and personal relationship has its own irreplaceable value. Each of it …