[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 03 March 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 03 March  2016 Archives – Secure 2015 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic:Social empowerment; Poverty and developmental issues 1) It is argued that any Dalit movement, if it is actually going to address the needs of Dalits …

9) It is said that, around the world, more than 125 million people need humanitarian assistance and agencies which are involved in this assistance are short of funds. Discuss the various ethical issues involved in funding to meet escalating humanitarian needs around the world.

Topic:Ethical issues in international relations and funding 9) It is said that, around the world, more than 125 million people need humanitarian assistance and agencies which are involved in this assistance are short of funds. Discuss the various ethical issues involved in funding to meet escalating humanitarian needs around the world.  (150 Words) The Indian Express

8) India is the largest producer of goat milk and the second-largest producer of goat meat in the world. It is said that with economic gains that can result from technological and marketing interventions in goat rearing is immense. Discuss these interventions and their implications for India.

Topic: Economics of animal-rearing.  8) India is the largest producer of goat milk and the second-largest producer of goat meat in the world. It is said that with economic gains that can result from technological and marketing interventions in goat rearing is immense. Discuss these interventions and their implications for India. (200 Words) The Indian Express

7) Recently, a science start-up, incubated at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), built the world’s first food-grade DNA/RNA stain (nucleic acid gel stain) named Tintorang. Discuss its applications and the science behind it

Topic: Achievements of Indians in science & technology; Awareness in biotechnology 7) Recently, a science start-up, incubated at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), built the world’s first food-grade DNA/RNA stain (nucleic acid gel stain) named Tintorang. Discuss its applications and the science behind it. (200 Words) Business Standard

6) The auction of spectrum brings government much needed revenue. Why is spectrum considered a s resource? Why spectrum in the 700 MHz band is considered more valuable than other bands? Also comment on controversy over pricing of spectrum.

Topic: Resource mobilization; S&T 6) The auction of spectrum brings government much needed revenue. Why is spectrum considered a s resource? Why spectrum in the 700 MHz band is considered more valuable than other bands? Also comment on controversy over pricing of spectrum. (200 Words) Business Standard