INSIGHTS CURRENT EVENTS: 17 OCTOBER 2014

PM rolls out labour reforms Prime Minister unveiled new measures for the youth, workers and employers to improve ease of doing business for enterprises while expanding government support for training workers. Details of the Schemes launched are as follows: Apprenticeship Protsahan Yojna The Apprentices Act 1961 was enacted for regulating the Apprenticeship Training Scheme in …

Economics-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 36

ARCHIVES 17 October 2014 Q1) Examine the role played by IMF in the settlement of the balance of payment problems of the member countries? (20 Marks) Q2)  Which would you prefer “growth led exports” or “export led growth” and why? Give reasons (20 Marks)

General Studies – 2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 40

ARCHIVES 17 October 2014 Topic: changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) 1) Until 1960, many rated the Aral Sea as the 4th largest inland sea, alongside the Caspian Sea, and Lakes Victoria and Superior. Today this sea is completely dried up and has turned up into a poisonous desert. Critically examine the reasons …

Science and Technology-2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 37

ARCHIVES 17 October 2014 1) Write a note on the capabilities achieved and future targets set for India and Russia’s BrahMos missile program. (200 Words) The Hindu 2) Write a note on technical aspects and strategic significance of Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Mark III. (200 Words) The Hindu ISRO Wikipedia 3) Write a note on …