UPSC Civil Services Mains 2013 General Studies Question Paper (official) – Paper – 3

Following are the questions from the UPSC Civil Services Mains General Studies Paper – 3 (exam held on December 5, 2013) Other Papers ESSAY ENGLISH LANGUAGE (COMPULSORY) GENERAL STUDIES PAPER – 1 GENERAL STUDIES PAPER – 2 GENERAL STUDIES PAPER – 4 QUESTIONS With a consideration towards the strategy of inclusive growth, the new Companies …

Insights Daily Current Events November 20, 2013

ARCHIVES November 20, 2013 NATIONAL Jailed persons can contest polls July 10th Judgement had upheld a 2004 Patna High Court ruling – ‘when a person in custody was disqualified to vote he/she was also disqualified from contesting the elections’. But in the recent decision, Supreme Court has taken note of the amendment made to the …

Insights Secure – 2014: Questions On Current Events

DOWNLOAD PDF ARCHIVES Questions From The Hindu 18/11/2013 1. Write a note on the contribution of C.N.R. Rao to the Indian Science and Education. (150 Words) Link 2. A recent study found that in the case of Tigers in India, increasing local abundance is an inadequate conservation strategy for them. In the light of the said …

Insights Daily Current Events, November 16, 2013

ARCHIVES OUR FREE MAGAZINE November 16, 2013 NATIONAL No compromise on Arunachal territory, says students union The All Arunachal Pradesh Students Union (AAPSU), while welcoming the local boundary commission led by retired Justice Tarun Chatterjee, which is currently studying the interstate boundary issue between Arunachal and Assam, has said it would ‘not compromise on an …

Insights Daily Current Events November 15, 2013

ARCHIVES DOWNLOAD OUR FREE MAGAZINE November 15, 2013  NATIONAL Northeast a major hub for trafficking in gecko The northeast has emerged as a major hub for trafficking in gecko in the last one year. This came to light following the recent arrest of several persons, including a former militant leader. Rhinos, tigers and elephants have …

Insights Daily Current Events November 13, 2013

Insights Free Magazine Archives November 13, 2013 NATIONAL India accounts for highest pneumonia, diarrhoea deaths: Report According to the Pneumonia and Diarrhoea Progress Report (PDPR) 2013, India loses four lakh children to pneumonia, diarrhoea before they turn five. Many Indian children do not have access to life-saving treatment and prevention measures. In the Pneumonia Progress Report …

Insights Secure – 2014: Questions On Current Events

DOWNLOAD PDF ARCHIVES Questions From The Hindu, 12/11/2013 1. Discuss some successful PPP models adopted for Urban Development in India. (200 Words) Link 2. Do you think Water Disputes Tribunals have successfully resolved inter-state river water disputes? Analyze with suitable examples. (200 Words) Link 3. Write a critical note on India – Pakistan trade relations. …

Comprehension Passage & Reasoning Challenge Day – 4

(Note: As said earlier, there will be only 4-5 passages in a Week) PASSAGE – (3 Minutes) In the context of the recent rape cases, retrospectivity of criminal law has assumed more importance. The law regarding retrospective effect for criminal jurisprudence is not quite the same as for civil jurisprudence. With regard to levy of …

Science & Technology – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 16

QUESTIONS: 07/11/2013 Why Bedaquiline was in news recently? (100 Words) Discuss the role of silver Nanoparticles in water purification? (100 Words) What is the New National Antibiotic Policy? How far this policy will curb the menace of increasing antibiotic resistance? (150 Words) What is Bio-terrorism? Explain with examples (150 Words) ARCHIVES REFERENCES Question 1 Link …