QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 08 November 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,08 November 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 services preliminary exam …

Insights into Editorial: Preserving the taboo: on nuclear arms control

Insights into Editorial: Preserving the taboo: on nuclear arms control      Context of Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty: U.S. President Donald Trump declared that the U.S. is quitting the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, a bilateral agreement with Russia signed in 1987. The decision was not unexpected since the U.S. has long maintained that …

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 08 NOVEMBER 2018

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 08 NOVEMBER 2018 Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2019: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   Tomorrow’s Static Topic:  Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies General Studies – 1 Topic– Events from 18th …

7) Mahatma Gandhi’s vision and voice have a rare resonance in numerous hearts around the world because it springs from the timeless humanistic vision. Comment.(250 words)

Topic– Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; 7) Mahatma Gandhi’s vision and voice have a rare resonance in numerous hearts around the world because it springs from the timeless humanistic vision. Comment.(250 words) Indian express Directive word Comment- here we have to express our knowledge and …

6) It is time for India to realise the potential of Blockchain and possess regulatory foresight to insure development of Blockchain. Discuss.(250 words)

Topic – Indigenisation of technology 6) It is time for India to realise the potential of Blockchain and possess regulatory foresight to insure development of Blockchain. Discuss.(250 words) Livemint Why this question The application and advantages of Blockchain for a country like India is immense, yet we do not have favourable environment in which Blockchain …

5) In a milieu of impressive growth, India has developed some serious fractures that show no signs of cure. Analyze.(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) In a milieu of impressive growth, India has developed some serious fractures that show no signs of cure. Analyze.(250 words) Indianexpress Why this question The article discusses in detail about the most important …

4) What are Renewable Purchase Obligations and examine issues in effectively meeting RPO targets?(250 words)

Topic – Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation 4) What are Renewable Purchase Obligations and examine issues in effectively meeting RPO targets?(250 words) Financialexpress Why this question This article discusses what RPOs are and the issues arising in fulfilment of RPOs. In the …

3) Ayushman Bharat in its present state is problematic to implement as it would increase the gap between good and poor performing states in terms of provisioning of healthcare. Critically analyze.(250 words)

Topic-  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health 3) Ayushman Bharat in its present state is problematic to implement as it would increase the gap between good and poor performing states in terms of provisioning of healthcare. Critically analyze.(250 words) Livemint Why this question The article discusses the issues that …

2) Existing nuclear arms control agreements need to be brought in line with today’s political realities. Comment in the context of the recent withdrawal of US from INF treaty.(250 words)

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 2) Existing nuclear arms control agreements need to be brought in line with today’s political realities. Comment in the context of the recent withdrawal of US from INF treaty.(250 words) The hindu Directive word Comment- here we have to express our …

1) Discuss the role of Indian soldiers in the first world war.(250 words)

Topic– Events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization. 1) Discuss the role of Indian soldiers in the first world war.(250 words) The hindu Wikipedia   Directive word Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to write in detail about the key demand of the …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 07 November 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,07 November 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 services preliminary exam …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 07 November 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 07 November 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Gujarat government wants to rename Ahmedabad as Karnavati What to study? For Prelims: Karnavati- background. For Mains: Renaming of cities- trend, challenges and issues associated. …

Insights into Editorial: Challenge to the Reserve Bank of India’s reserve(s)

Insights into Editorial: Challenge to the Reserve Bank of India’s reserve(s)   Context: The Centre is anxiously about on the surplus reserves of RBI in which the central bank necessitates as an emergency buffer not meant to be shared. But the Reserve Bank of India is staunchly resisting the government’s demand to transfer a part …

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 07 NOVEMBER 2018

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 07 NOVEMBER 2018 Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2019: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   Tomorrow’s Static Topic:  Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies General Studies – 1 Topic– Modern Indian history …

8) Discuss the Cantor’s traits for being successful as a public relations officer. Do you think any other traits that should be added to the list. Discuss.(250 words)

Topic– Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems; 8) Discuss the Cantor’s traits for being successful as a public relations officer. Do you think any other traits that should be added to the list. Discuss.(250 words) Reference Directive word Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to write in …

7) Discuss the problems faced by the power sector in India and give suggestions on what needs to be done to better the situation?(250 words)

Topic – Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc 7) Discuss the problems faced by the power sector in India and give suggestions on what needs to be done to better the situation?(250 words) Financial express Livemint Why this question Rising NPA in coal and power sector are issues that are bothersome for India for …

6) The only way for the government to deliver on its promise to double the income of farmers, is to ensure the creation of a pan-Indian market for agricultural produce. Discuss.(250 words)

Topic – Transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints 6) The only way for the government to deliver on its promise to double the income of farmers, is to ensure the creation of a pan-Indian market for agricultural produce. Discuss.(250 words) Financial express Why this question The decision to Maharashtra government to …