Insights Daily Current Events November 19, 2013

(Courtesy: The Hindu) ARCHIVES NATIONAL Kasturirangan’s report comes under sharp criticism MadhavGadgil, chairman of the Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel (WGEEP), has criticized Kasturirangan report &Environment Ministry’s memorandum saying that there was ‘no role of the gram sabha in categorizing areas as ecologically sensitive’. The local population has no say in the decision making and …

Geography – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 20

QUESTIONS: 19/11/2013 Critically examine the concept of optimum population. (200 Words) Linguistic regions in India may have a cultural reality but no economic base. Examine this view illustrate your answer with suitable examples. (300 Words) Discuss the genetic classification of international boundaries. How does it differ from the morphological classification? (200 Words) ARCHIVES

General Studies – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 109

QUESTIONS “The continuing tragedy is that the Indian system is not able to deliver the ‘surplus’ food grain to the hungry.” Comment. (200 Words) Examine the relevance of Jawaharlal Nehru’s ideas in the international relations of today. (200 Words) GUIDELINES ARCHIVES REFERENCES Question 1 Link Link 2  

Science and Technology – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 26

QUESTIONS: 19/11/2013 Describe the salient features of RUSA along with issues of concern in its implementation? (150 Words) What do you understand by DNA Bar-coding? Discuss its applications. (200 Words) Why was Olive Ridley Turtle in news? Discuss the threats and challenges in saving them.(200 Words) ARCHIVES REFERENCES Question 1 Link Question 2 Link Question …

Public Administration – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 30

QUESTIONS: 19/11/2013  Give reasons for the failure of the GoI to introduce the performance programme budgetary technique in Union Ministries. What type of budgetary system is being currently practised in India and why?(CSE 2000/300 words)  “Legislative control over finances are inadequate and incomplete.” Comment. (CSE 2003/200 words) while the classical theorist of administration consider organisation …