General Studies – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 112

QUESTIONS: 26/11/2013 (India and its neighbors) “Besides, geo-political considerations, historical and civilizational links, and the ethnic overlap across their borders, have all come together to make India’s North-East the land bridge between the South and South-East Asia through Myanmar.” How far has India made use of these factors in building a strong relationship with Myanmar? …

General Studies – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 111

QUESTIONS: 25/11/2013 (India and Neighboring countries) “A sub-regional energy grid between Bhutan, India and Bangladesh can become an effective conduit for strengthening sub-regional diplomacy and help in addressing the latent but underlying concerns of Bhutan, which have the potential to impact India–Bhutan bilateral relations in the long term.” Elaborate. (250 Words) “An important bilateral issue …

Insights Daily Current Events, November 23, 2013

ARCHIVES November 23, 2013 NATIONAL GST Panel rejects proposal to include GST in Union List The Empowered Committee of State Finance Ministers on Goods and Services Tax (GST) has recommended substantial changes in the Constitutional Amendment Bill proposed by the government. Changes recommended: The panel wants a mechanism for compensation to the States that will …

Insights Daily Current Events, November 22, 2013

ARCHIVES November 22, 2013 NATIONAL Union Government and the Naga insurgents begin fresh negotiations The Union government and the leaders of the largest Naga insurgent group have begun a fresh round of negotiations, hoping to come to terms on a political settlement of the decades-old conflict. According to certain sources, the talks were centred around …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES Questions From The Hindu, 23/11/2013 1. Has MGNREGA benefited Indian farmer? Comment. (150 Words) The Hindu 2. Tirumayam Fort (50 Words) The Hindu 3. Write a critical note on the financial relations between Union government and states in India.  (200 Words) The Hindu The Hindu 4. Kalbeli Folk Dance (50 Words) The Hindu 5. Explain the …

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 21, 2013

ARCHIVES Novembers 21, 2013 NATIONAL National Green Tribunal directive to Assam government to protect Kaziranga Sanctuary The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Assam government to suggest ways to protect the environment in the Kaziranga sanctuary, which is being adversely hit due to traffic movement on NH 37. NGT was primarily concerned with the …

Insights Secure -2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES Questions From The Hindu, 21/11/2013 1. What measures can state governments take to increase solar energy generation and utilization? (150 Words) The Hindu 2. Write a critical note on Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission and its achievements so far. (200 Words) The Hindu The Hindu 2 The Hindu 3 3. Finmeccanica (50 Words) The Hindu …

Science & Technology – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 28

QUESTIONS: 21/11/2013 Write answers in 100 Words     What do you know about  TEMPORA program? What is Super Moon? What is Smart Mine Field Application and how is it helpful? What are Kupffer Cells? What is HEVC? What is Tianhe-2? What is Citrus Greening? ARCHIVES REFERENCES Question 1 Link Question 2 Link Question 3 …