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[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 06 August 2015

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: August 06 2015

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06 August  2015

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General Studies – 1;

Topic: Resources

1) Despite efforts made by the union and state governments to address the problems of sugar industry, it is found that this industry is still reeling under many problems. Examine why. (200 Words)

Business Standard

 

General Studies – 2

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests

2) Why the Free Trade Agreement between the European Union and India has not been finalised despite starting negotiations long back? Analyse the issue. (200 Words)

Business Standard

 

General Studies – 3

TopicEnvironmental pollution

3) Critically comment on the actions taken by India – referred to as the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to address the climate change effects. (200 Words)

Business Standard

 

Topic: Infrastructure – Railways

4) Indian Railways, despite commendable track record, is considered as unsafe, undependable and uncomfortable to travel in. Why do you think the government has failed to make railways safe and efficient? Examine the constraints and comment. (200 Words)

The Hindu

The Indian Express

 

General Studies – 4

Topic: Role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values

5) Why ragging in school and colleges is considered as an issue of serious concern? Critically comment. (200 Words)

The Hindu

The Hindu