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Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

From now onward, we will try to cover some basics too. Looking at the GS paper of this year’s Mains it appears that there is lot of focus on Basics.  Good to know that few questions from Secure-2014 figured in the question paper!

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02, December 2013

1. What was the impact of Bhopal Gas Tragedy on the environment and health on the people living in the surrounding areas? (200 Words)

The Hindu

2. “India and Japan share the goal of total elimination of nuclear weapons.” Looking at the nuclear policies of both the governments, in your opinion, do you think both countries have come closer to this goal? Comment. (200 Words)

The Hindu

3. How does various WTO rules affect Indian agriculture? Explain. (200 Words)

The Hindu

4. Throw light on the need for framing rules for regulating the sale of acid. (100 Words)

The Hindu

5. Why does India need a civil nuclear liability law? Elucidate. (200 Words)

The Hindu

6. Comment on the Section 8(1)(i) of the Right to Information Act (1000 Words)

The Hindu

7. “The Shunglu Committee had suggested structural changes in CAG by making it a multi-member body.” What is the rationale behind such a recommendation? Analyze.(200 Words)

The Hindu

8. What are the major inter-state river water disputes between riparian states in the peninsular India? Explain the role of Tribunals in resolving these disputes. (250 Words)

The Hindu

9. Why Dombivili Industrial Belt was in news recently? (50 Words)

The Hindu

10.  Tax-free secured redeemable non-convertible bonds (100 Words)

The hindu

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11. Social, Economic and Environmental Development (SEED) for the The Central Karakoram National Park  (CKNP) (50 Words)

The Hindu

12. Octocopters (50 Words)

The Hindu

13. What is Zero Sum Game? (50 Words)

The Hindu

14. Orange Revolution (100 Words)

The Hindu

15.  Long March-3B rocket (50 Words)

The Hindu

16. Why The Bedouin were recently in news? (50 Words)

The Hindu

17. Greater Adjutant Stork (50 Words)

The Hindu

18. Tyagaraja and Pancharatna kritis  (50 Words)

The Hindu

19. How can India eliminate the practice of open defecation in India? Suggest measures and give examples of any existing successful models. (200 Words)

The Hindu

20.  Community policing as a tool for better policing. (150 Words)

Indian Express.