The Big Picture – Media, Activism in Conflict Zones in West Asia and Middle East

  Summary: Conflict zones have always created conflicts for the media itself about how to cover them. The major conflict zones like Middle East and West Asia have stretched not only the resources but more importantly the imaginations of the media in covering such things. Media’s role has been crucial and controversial sometimes. There have …

General Studies-2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 34

ARCHIVES 08 October 2014 Art Forms: 1) “Traditional theatre forms incorporate not only the common man’s interests but there is also a classical element in them.” In the context of India, illustrate with examples. (200 Words) Reference 2) Write a note on the nature and important role played by Pali and Prakrit literature in ancient …

INSIGHTS CURRENT EVENTS: 08 OCTOBER 2014

Alert in Rajasthan as polio strikes Pakistan With Pakistan reporting the highest number of polio cases in the past 15 years, India has stepped up surveillance along the international border, particularly in Rajasthan, to check any spread of the infection. While India was given the polio-free certificate by the World Health Organisation this February, Pakistan …

Economics-2015: Answer Writing Challenge – 31

ARCHIVES 08 October 2014 Q1) Explain the IS-LM approach of interest rate determination. Why this approach is considered superior? (200 Words) Q2) “Basically it is British colonialism that has led to economic backwardness and vicious circle of poverty in India”. Critically comment upon the statement by giving factual rationale in the light of state of …

Science and Technology-2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 30

ARCHIVES 08 October 2014 Q1. What is the significance of ITER fusion experiment? Explain the difference between fusion and fission based nuclear energy mentioning the roadblocks in achieving fusion energy. http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/blogs/blogs-the-copernican/article5710172.ece http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/fusion-ultimate-green-energy-source/article5685772.ece http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/blogs/blogs-the-copernican/article5685659.ece   Q2. What are Date Tape Drugs? Discuss the issues and implications involved in cases of ‘Date Tape Drugs’. http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/need-for-sensitisation-on-daterape-drugs-delhi-court/article4421809.ece   Q3. …