Health Ministry notifies four more devices under Drugs and Cosmetics Act

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.   Health Ministry notifies four more devices under Drugs and Cosmetics Act   What to study? For Prelims: Key features of the Drugs and Cosmetics act. For Mains: …

Fixed Dose Combinations (FDCs)

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Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act (Land Acquisition Act), 2013

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 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 …

No religious minority tag to Lingayat/Veerashaiva community

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QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 10 December 2018

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[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 11 DECEMBER 2018

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SECURE SYNOPSIS: 11 DECEMBER 2018

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8) Thousands of farmers from different parts of India marched to Delhi on November 29-30 to register their protest. Critically examine the effectiveness of AASHA in resolving farmers distress? What do you suggest are the reforms required to resolve rural distress?(250 words)

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7) What are the benefits of deep sea mining and what are the potential harms it can inflict on the society and the environment. Discuss.(250 words) 

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6) Tribal communities lag behind the general population on most health parameters. Critically Examine.(250 words)

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5) Low standards in education, lack of requisite skills and unemployment form a vicious cycle which is detrimental to India’s demographic dividend. Comment. How can human resource development play a role in addressing this problem? Examine.(250 words)

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4) Understanding ethical behavior in the context of corporate governance requires two levels of analysis: the internal concerns of corporate agency and the emergent effects on social welfare. Discuss. (250 words)

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3) Is Artificial Intelligence The Way Forward For improving the learning outcomes of education in India. Examine.(250 words) 

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. 3) Is Artificial Intelligence The Way Forward For improving the learning outcomes of education in India. Examine.(250 words)  Reference Why this question Education in India needs a systematic overhaul …

2) The Electoral Bond Scheme propagates corruption and inhibits the citizen’s capacity to meaningfully participate in political and public life. Comment.(250 words)

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1) SDG 5 on gender equality is seen as a key goal, both in itself and for achieving other goals. In this context, critically examine how crucial gender equality is for food security?(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  Role of women and women’s organization 1) SDG 5 on gender equality is seen as a key goal, both in itself and for achieving other goals. In this context, critically examine how crucial gender equality is for food security?(250 words) Indian express Why this …

Insights Static Quiz -188, 2018 –Polity

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Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 10 December 2018

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 10 December 2018 Paper 1: Topics Covered: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   Heritage Park for Hindus, Buddhists in Elum Valley in Pak   What to …

Khelo India Youth Games

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation   Khelo India Youth Games   After the first edition of …

1st International Conference on Sustainable Water Management at Mohali

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. Effects of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian Diaspora. Development processes and the development industry-the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders. …

Ex Aviaindra 2018

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. Various security forces and agencies and their mandate. Security challenges and their management in border areas; linkages of organized crime with terrorism.   Ex Aviaindra 2018   Ex AVIAINDRA, a …