Insights Daily Current Events November 20, 2013

ARCHIVES November 20, 2013 NATIONAL Jailed persons can contest polls July 10th Judgement had upheld a 2004 Patna High Court ruling – ‘when a person in custody was disqualified to vote he/she was also disqualified from contesting the elections’. But in the recent decision, Supreme Court has taken note of the amendment made to the …

Comprehension Challenge Day – 11

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Geography – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 21

QUESTIONS: 20/11/2013 “The economic development of a country depends as much on he stage of development of the people as on the able resources. Discuss this statement with examples. (300 Words) Asses the comparative geographical importance of the power resources in the development of industrial landscape of India. (300 Words) Present the classification of Oceanic …

Science and Technology – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 27

QUESTIONS: 20/11/2013 Discuss the recent achievements in the field of FGFA( Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft). (150 Words) “Outdoor air pollution is now three places behind indoor air pollution”. What are the possible disease threats from indoor air pollution? Suggest remedies. (150 Words) What is Reverse Vaccine? Discuss its important application. (100 Words) ARCHIVES REFERENCES Question …

General Studies – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 110

QUESTIONS: 20/11/2013  How far it is relevant to hold that the Palestine issue is a constraint in the development of good relations between India and Israel. (150 Words) What, in your view, are the causes for the continual fluctuations/fall in the value of the India Rupee in Dollar terms in recent times? Suggest possible mitigation …

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 …

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 …