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[UPSC MAINS 2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events, 23 July 2014


23 July 2014

Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words

1) Critically examine the Permanent Court of Arbitration verdict on the India-Bangladesh maritime dispute and its implications for India in future.

Business Standard

2) Critically comment on the trend of adult and child ratio in India since 2000 and examine the causes and consequences of these sex ratios.

The Hindu

3) Write a note on the mechanism of AIDS virus infection in humans. Explain the latest breakthroughs in AIDS treatment.

The Hindu

4) Critically comment on India’s doctrine of ‘strategic autonomy’ and its efforts towards its pursuit.

The Hindu

The Indian Express – Reference

5) Write a note on the crowd-funding concept and the regulatory bodies’ views on it in India.

The Indian Express

6) Critically evaluate the nature of India’s economic and political engagement with Nepal since Independence.

The Hindu