InsightsOnIndia Civil Services Preliminary Mock Exams – 2014 (Test Series)

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Insights Daily Current Events, December 24, 2013

ARCHIVES December 24, 2013 NATIONAL Poorna Shakti Kendras to empower rural women To ensure the socio-economic development of women in rural areas, the National Mission for Empowerment of Women is promoting a model intervention project. The project is launched across 21 districts nationwide. The women’s centre- Poorna Shakti Kendra, established in villages would offer services …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 23, 2013

ARCHIVES December 23, 2013 NATIONAL (Today, there were only a few important articles to read ) Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI): FSSAI was established under Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 which consolidates various acts & orders that have hitherto handled food related issues in various Ministries and Departments.  FSSAI has been …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 19, 2013

ARCHIVES December 19, 2013 NATIONAL Land Boundary Agreement Bill and its opposition The West Bengal CM has expressed strong reservation over the introduction of the Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) Bill in the Rajya Sabha and has said that the Bill was ‘forcefully introduced’ in Parliament without consulting the States involved in the boundary demarcation. (Other …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 18, 2013

ARCHIVES December 18, 2013 NATIONAL Provisions of Lokpal and Lokayukta Bill, 2013 The Lokpal and Lokayukta Bill, 2013 seeks to establish the institution of Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayukta at the States which would provide a uniform vigilance and anti-corruption mechanism across the country. Jurisdiction of Lokpal with respect to Prime Minister: The jurisdiction …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 17, 2013

ARCHIVES December 17, 2013 NATIONAL The National Campaign for People’s Right to Information (NCPRI) has sought the simultaneous passage of the Lokpal Bill, the Grievance Redress Bill and the Whistleblower Protection Bill, contending that these laws formed would contain inter-linked measures that constituted the much required accountability regime. The rights of citizens for time-bound delivery …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 16, 2013

ARCHIVES December 16, 2013 NATIONAL Chinese troops apprehend Indians in Chumar Chinese troops have apprehended five Indian nationals in the Chumar area of Ladakh, well inside the Indian territory, and took them to their side of the border perhaps the first incident of this kind along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in an apparent …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 14, 2013

ARCHIVES December 14, 2013 NATIONAL Cabinet gives nod to Disabilities Bill The Union Cabinet has approved the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, a comprehensive measure that covers a whole spectrum of problems from physical disabilities to mental illness and multiple disabilities. It will replace the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunity Protection of Rights and …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 13, 2013

 ( ‘Mind-mapping’ initiative – will give you more Insights on Daily news Analysis. This would help one visualise other related aspects, while reading a article by making it more interesting & thought-provoking ) ARCHIVES December 13, 2013 NATIONAL Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redress) Rules, 2013, notified The Women and Child …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 12, 2013

ARCHIVES December 12, 2013 NATIONAL Supreme Court sets aside Delhi HC verdict decriminalizing gay sex In a major setback to gay rights activists, the Supreme Court has held that homosexuality or unnatural sex between two consenting adults under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) is illegal and will continue to be an offence. …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 8th December 2013 Do you think the recent WTO deal at Bali is a revival for the multilateral organisation? How will it boost exports?(200 words) http://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/bali-deal-a-boost-to-exports-says-industry/article5433461.ece Write about UNESCO’s “Intangible Heritage” List. Describe the importance of “Manipuri Sankirtana”. (100 words) http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-newdelhi/manipuri-sankirtana-inscribed-on-unescos-intangible-heritage-list/article5435312.ece Comment on the boundary conditions between India and Nepal. What are the implications …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 5, December 2013 1. Evaluate the role played by NABARD in rural development in India. (200 Words) The Hindu 2. Write a note on the economic cooperation between India and Egypt. Do you think political instability in Egypt has affected ties between two countries? Substantiate. (200 Words) The Hindu 3. Sphere of Influence (SOI) of …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

Questions From The Hindu, 22/11/2013 1. What aspects of centre-state relations are at conflict in the case  of implementation of  recommendations of High-Level Working Group (HLWG) on Western Ghats (headed by Kasturirangan) by the state governments? Explain. (150 Words) The Hindu 2. Explain the history of Naga insurgency in the North Eastern region of the country. …