Optional Subjects – Writing Challenges – Reboot

Amongst IAS aspirants, 2013 Mains and the brouhaha surrounding it has finally receded and preparation for 2014 exams is picking up speed. Earlier with lots of enthusiasm we had started Writing Challenges for Optional subjects too, but only Public Administration, Sociology, Political Science and Geography were successful and that was because of efforts by few aspirants …

MOTIVATION: The MSD Way

                                           The MSD Way Rishave Verma    It’s a funny thing about life; if you accept anything but the best, you will get it.                                                                                                      (Somerset Maugham) MSD is the most popular abbreviation among Indians, the Cricket Crazy nation, as the world calls us. Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Not a single word more to elaborate about whom and …

Interview Discussions – 2013-2014

Candidates who have written Mains 2013 can start discussions about their hobbies, interests and other things here: http://insightsonindia.com/interview/ We will be posting articles about facing the Interview soon.    

Insights Daily Current Events, December 24, 2013

ARCHIVES December 24, 2013 NATIONAL Poorna Shakti Kendras to empower rural women To ensure the socio-economic development of women in rural areas, the National Mission for Empowerment of Women is promoting a model intervention project. The project is launched across 21 districts nationwide. The women’s centre- Poorna Shakti Kendra, established in villages would offer services …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 24, December 2013 1. Write a note on  Mahadayi River Water Dispute. (200 Words) The Hindu 2. AV Magnivisualizer,(50 Words) The Hindu 3. Write a note on the strategic importance of Agni missiles. (200 Words) The Hindu 4. Post-Kyoto  protocol, in your opinion, on what issues should new climate change agreement focus on? Discuss. (200 Words) …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 23, 2013

ARCHIVES December 23, 2013 NATIONAL (Today, there were only a few important articles to read ) Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI): FSSAI was established under Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 which consolidates various acts & orders that have hitherto handled food related issues in various Ministries and Departments.  FSSAI has been …

VIDEO – State of the Economy – Migration of the Agricultural Labour, Food Habits in the Lower Strata of the Pyramid,

In this episode of State of the Economy, Mr. Santosh Mehrotra (Director General, Institute of Applied Manpower Research) talks about the changing trends in the economy like the migration of the agricultural labour, food habits in the lower strata of the pyramid, etc; emergence of the reality sector; the rate of job creation required for …