Insights Secure – 2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 11, January 2014 I-9, I-10 Is development becoming the victim in the fight for environment protection in India? In the light of recent controversies against mining in forest and tribal areas, critically analyze the question. (200 Words) The Hindu J1,J2 LEADERS What are neutrinos? Why is there a keen interest on them? Explain. (200 …

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

  New paradigms in public administration do not look at the discipline from a fresh perspective but merely rehash the old concepts.” Critically evaluate (200 Words) “A public administration which fails to work for changes which tries to redress the deprivation of minorities will likely be eventually used to repress those minorities.” Frederickson. Evaluate with …

MOTIVATION – I Have A Chance

                                   Rishave Verma                     Trust your hopes, not your fears.                                                               (David Mahoney) In the movie Dumb and Dumber, Jim Carrey finally gets a date with his ideal woman and tells her he is in love with her. Then he asks her “What do you think are my chances – one out of ten?” After barely a moment …

Insights Daily Current Events, January 09, 2014

FROM INSIGHTS MAGAZINE TEAM ARCHIVES January 09, 2014 NATIONAL & SOCIAL ISSUES Status Quo in the Definition Of Handloom Under Handloom Reservation Act The apprehension of a change in definition of ‘handloom’ has triggered speculation and insecurity amongst a section of weavers and handloom activities. It has given a mistaken impression on handloom activists that …

Insights Daily Current Events, January 08, 2014

FROM INSIGHTS MAGAZINE TEAM ARCHIVES January 08, 2013 NATIONAL & SOCIAL ISSUES Year End Review of Ministry of Women and Child Development  CHILD WELFARE: LEGISLATIVE AND PROGRAMMATIC MEASURES  A. Legislative Measures: 1.  Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012: Model Guidelines under the POSCO Act, 2012 were issued by the Ministry on 18th September, 2013 under Section …

MOTIVATION – Lighten Up

                                               Rishave Verma                Life is too important to be taken seriously.                                                               (Oscar Wilde) The crowd was packed into the huge lecture hall, eagerly awaiting the arrival of the renowned guru. His saffron robed devotees and the secular onlookers maintained a sense of reverence and expectancy. Suddenly, the rear door of auditorium opened, and there appeared the …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 08, January 2014 K9, B9 What is financial inclusion? What measures have been taken by the government and the RBI to bring financial inclusion? Do you think they have succeeded? Examine. (200 Words) The Hindu B10, C1 LEADERS Do you think protests against setting up of nuclear projects in India are justified? Substantiate. (200 …

Insights Daily Current Events January 07, 2014

FROM INSIGHTS MAGAZINE TEAM ARCHIVES January 07, 2014   NATIONAL & SOCIAL ISSUES The Food Security Act- an initiative to avert malnutrition Food security refers to household’s physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that fulfills the dietary needs and food preferences of that household for living an active and healthy life. …

ANTHROPOLOGY – Answer Writing Challenge

Write short notes on the following  (200 words) 1)        Institutions. 2)        Associations. 3)        Social group. 4)        Band and tribe.   Tomorrow’s Topics 2.2 The Nature of Society: Concept of Society; Society and Culture; Social Institutions; Social groups; and Social stratification.

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

1.       Introduction: Meaning, scope and significance of Public Administration Question 1  Comment on the importance of sense of Public interest as a wider ethical commitment in public administration. (200 Words)   Question 2 “Public administration is not just implementation of laws; it is also a means of social justice and social change”. Comment. …

MOTIVATION- Failure Adjustment

                        Rishave Verma When we allow ourselves to feel our feelings, what should be intolerable becomes intolerable.                                                               (Kenny Loggins) In an experiment, scientist placed a group of frogs in a tub of water and heated the water. As the water became hot quickly, the frogs jumped out. In another experiment, the scientists put frogs in a …

Optional Subjects Writing Challenges – Starts Tomorrow

From tomrrow we will start posting questions from Optional Subjects, namely History, Public Administration and Anthropology (two questions per day) Why only these subjects? Because we have received questions for only these subjects from contributors. Certain requirements to restart and continue this initiative are: Experienced candidates should help us by sending original questions (in a …

Insights Secure-2014 – Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 05, January 2013 H5, H6 LEADERS Compare and contrast India’s and China’s achievements in space exploration and technology. Are they complimentary? Comment. (200 Words) The Hindu H7, H8 What do you understand by electoral reforms? What were the recommendations of the Election Commission on electoral reforms? Analyze. (200 Words) The Hindu H9, H10 Some …

MOTIVATION – Stand By Your Plan

                                  Rishave Verma The more you believe in your work, the more will reality and world go forth from it.                                                                                                                     (Rainer Rilke) The story behind the making of the blockbuster movie Forrest Gump is as fascinating as the movie itself. After the script was pitched for nine years, and after so many rejections, Paramount …

MOTIVATION: What Is Integrity?

                                  Rishave Verma     Let every man do, as he is disposed in his heart, not grudgingly, or of necessity.                                                                                                              (Anonymous) Tom used to work as a personal assistant. Throughout his working tenure of 40 years, none of his employers were fully satisfied with his work. When enquired, most of them reiterated only one reason. “Tom does …