10 June 2014
Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 words
1.Will increasing Foreign Direct Investment in defence sector boost indigenisation? Critically comment.
2.Examine the importance of millets in ensuring food and nutrition security in the country. Write a note on their cropping pattern in India.
3.Critically examine what actions has USA taken so far to mitigate climate change.
4.Critically comment on the border dispute between India and China.
5.Critically comment on the contentious issue of fishing between India and Sri Lanka. In your opinion what should be India’s policy towards this issue? Comment.
6.What is European Reassurance Initiative by the USA? Why is it controversial? Examine.
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
5.What is Turing Test? Do you think machines that pass this test would be beneficial to humans? Critically comment.