[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: August 07 2015
07 August 2015
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Resources; changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.
General Studies – 2
Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests
2) It is argued that a strategic framework involving India, Japan and Australia is fast evolving in the Indo-Pacific region. Critically analyse the objectives and significance of this framework. (200 Words)
Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health
3) Despite being hailed as a hub for medical tourism, it is found that in India for most Indians, healthcare is becoming increasingly unaffordable, owing to rising cost of treatment in recent years. Critically examine why and suggest what interventions are needed to address this dichotomy. (200 Words)
Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests,
General Studies – 3
Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life
Topic: Security challenges and their management in border areas
6) It is argued that India lacks a coherent and strong policy to tackle cross border and other forms of terrorist activities emanating from Pakistan. Critically discuss the existing policy and suggest how should India respond to Pakistan’s terrorism activities. (200 Words)
General Studies – 4
Topic: Ethics in Human actions