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Insights Secure-2014: Questions on Current Events

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08, March 2014

Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words

1. Do you think a new Cold War is likely ensue post-Ukrainian crisis? Even if it starts, what would be its nature compared to the old Cold War? Comment.

The New York Times

2. What do you understand by the Glass Ceiling Index? Explain its significance especially with reference to India.

The Economist

3. It is argued that the negative effects of nationalization of private banks in 1969 can still be seen even after introducing reforms two decades ago. What are these negative effects? in the light of recent policy measures undertaken by the RBI in the banking sector, critically analyze.

Business Standard

4. Critically evaluate the implementation of  National Optic Fibre Network (NOFN) project. Highlight the importance of the project.

Business Standard

5. Why does India lag behind in manufacturing quality military products? In the light of its expanding arms import bill, critically examine the systemic factors contributing to India’s poor record in military manufacturing sector.

The New York Times

6. What are the route causes of Israel-Palestine conflict? Briefly explain the thorny issues that are stalling progress in finding a viable solution.

The Hindu

7. What are the health risks of global warming? Explain.

The Hindu