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. …

Insights Daily Current Events, November 18, 2013

DOWNLOAD OUR FREE MAGAZINE ARCHIVES 18 November 2013 NATIONAL HEALTH Re-engineer healthcare to tackle antibiotic resistance The entire structure of healthcare delivery for effective antibiotics – from research and development, to distribution and rational use – needs to be re-engineered to address the looming global threat of antibiotic resistance. The report (published in The Lancet …

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 …

Science and Technology – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 18

QUESTIONS: 09/11/2013 In layman’s terms differentiate between El Nino and El Nino Modoki? (100 Words) Differentiate between Bio-accumulation, Bio-concentration and Bio-magnification with examples. (150 Words) “Marine pollution is multi dimensional”. Comment on the efforts of government to tackle the problem. (200 Words) ARCHIVES REFERENCES Question 1 Link 1 Link 2 Question 2 Link  

Insights Daily Current Events, October 30, 2013

ARCHIVES NATIONAL JPC report on 2G submitted to Speaker The report of the 30-member Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on “allocation and pricing of telecom licences and 2G Spectrum during 1998-2009” was presented to Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar and has also been made available to the public in the Lok Sabha website www.loksabha.nic.in According to …

Insights Daily Current Events October 23, 2013

DOWNLOAD PDF NATIONAL Southern grid gets first flow from Kudankulam The first 1,000-MWe unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) was synchronised with the southern regional grid. The first reactor generated 75MWe and gradually notched up 160 MWe. Subsequently, it was successfully transmitted to the southern grid. The power will be further raised to …