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Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events


26 April 2014

Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words

1. Write a note on human pluripotent stem cells (iPSC). How these cells are different from  human embryonic stem cells (hESC)? Examine.

The Hindu

2. Explain the differences between estuary and delta. Give examples with reference to India and explain why certain rivers form estuary but not delta in India.

The Hindu

3. Comment on the growing relationship between China and Sri Lanka. Should India be worried? Why? Substantiate.

The Hindu

4. What were the main recommendations of Justice Verma Committee which was constituted to recommend amendments to the Criminal Law so as to provide for quicker trial and enhanced punishment for criminals accused of committing sexual assault against women? Do you think government’s anti – rape law is harsher than Justice Verma committee’s recommendations? Examine.

The Hindu

5. “Judicial activism, keeping in view the ideals of democracy, is necessary to ensure that unheard voices are not buried by more influential and vocal ones.” Comment.

The Hindu

6. What do you understand by the concept ‘inclusive innovation’? Examine the relationship between inclusive innovation and inclusive growth strategy.

The Indian Express

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7. Write a note on the India Inclusive Innovation Fund (IIIF).

Business Line (related to above question)