Insights Daily Current Events, 17 December 2014

Insights Daily Current Events, 17 December 2014 Scheme for Promoting use of Geotechnical Textiles in North East Region The Ministry of Textiles has approved a “Scheme for promoting Usage of Geotechnical Textiles in North East Region (NER)” in order to capitalize on the benefits of Geotechnical textiles. Aim: The scheme aims to utilize Geotextiles in …

Official Question Paper- General Studies Paper – 4– UPSC Civil Services Mains 2014

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Official Question Paper- General Studies Paper – 3– UPSC Civil Services Mains 2014

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[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 17 December 2014

ARCHIVES 17 December 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) Examine why methane is considered as vital for presence of life on planets such as Mars? Explain in the light of recent findings by NASA’s Curiosity rover. The New York Times 2) Recently the Russian central bank raised interest rates steeply to prevent …

The Big Picture – Are religious conversions affecting social harmony?

Summary: The issue of religious conversion is back in focus. About 10 to 15 years back this issue had gripped the country. Now with the attempted conversions of over 200 Muslims in Agra, the controversy about the Religious Conversions is again being debated. Those who attempted to convert Muslims in Agra have been proceeded against …

Insights Daily Current Events, 16 December 2014

Insights Daily Current Events, 16 December 2014 Commissioning of Coast Guard Air Enclave In a befitting ceremony, the Coast Guard Air Enclave Bhubaneswar and743 Dornier Squadron have been commissioned by Vice AdmiralAnurag G Thapliyal, Director General, Indian Coast Guard, recently at International Airport Bhubaneswar. How the enclave will be helpful: This will augment the Coast …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 16 December 2014

ARCHIVES 16 December 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) The world has already warmed by almost one degree Celsius since the Industrial Revolution. Do you think the target of 2 Degree Celsius which is set as upper limit for the warming planet ( above the global average temperature at the beginning …

Insights Daily Current Events, 15 December 2014

Insights Daily Current Events, 15 December 2014 Pro IS Tweeter arrested A pro IS Tweeter was arrested in Bangalore. It was a coordinated effort of British and Indian Intelligence agencies along with Bangalore City Police. However the arrested person has said that he hasn’t waged war against any allies of India and do not possess …

Effects of Liberalization on Indian Economy and Society

Effects of Liberalization on Indian Economy and Society Table of Content Growth rate Industry Agriculture Services Education Sector & Health Sector We have seen landmark shift in Indian Economy since the adoption of new economic policy in 1991. This had far reaching impacts on all spheres of life in India. There can be no concrete …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 15 December 2014

ARCHIVES 15 December 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) Examine the possible roadblocks that recently launched Payment Banks might face in their functioning. Business Standard 2) Write a note on the location factors of cement industry in India and also examine problems faced by the industry. Business Standard 3) The Union …

Insights Daily Current Events, 13 December 2014

Insights Daily Current Events, 13 December 2014 Measures to reduce pendency of cases in consumer courts The Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution has said that the government has taken a number of measures to reduce pendency of cases in the consumer courts. The measures include: State Governments have been requested …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 13 December 2014

ARCHIVES 13 December 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) Recently in Geneva, trade talks on reducing tariffs on trade of technology goods and information technology agreement ended in failure. Critically examine why. Also throw light on why developed countries are keen to finalise these deals. The New York Times 2) Examine …

News Analysis: Financial Crises in Aviation Sector

ARCHIVES   Financial Crises in Aviation Sector All India Radio News Analysis:   http://www.newsonair.com/writereaddata/broadcast/Daily-Spotlight-Bulletins-33611.mp3 MAIN ISSUES AND GOVERNMENT POLICIES: There is no rationalization of jet fuel prices. So fuel cost is very high and it is one of the highest in the world. 40% of operating cost or expenditure  goes for fuel. Expenditure and costs …

Post Liberalization Industrial policies

  Table of Content Introduction PSUs and Disinvestment MOU scheme for Autonomy of PSUs Sick Industrial Companies Act and BIFR Manufacturing Policy Industrial Corridors FDI policy Make in India Export Promotion Policies Policies for MSMEs Defense Production and Procurement Policies Introduction Fact that economy is being over regulated and controlled was realized in 1980’s. As …