[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 30 March 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 30 March  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: World geography; Critical changes to geographical features and their effect on flora and fauna, and on society 1) A recent United Nations report by Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity …

8) Recently, the U.S. had taken to the WTO its case against India’s policy of favouring domestic inputs in solar cells and solar modules, arguing that it amounted to a discriminatory trade practice and distorted the game. What are the ethical issues that this episode between India and US gives rise to? Is it fair to India? Comment.

Topic: Ethical issues in international relations 8) Recently, the U.S. had taken to the WTO its case against India’s policy of favouring domestic inputs in solar cells and solar modules, arguing that it amounted to a discriminatory trade practice and distorted the game. What are the ethical issues that this episode between India and US …

7) Recently, the union government allowed 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in e-commerce marketplaces. Examine its significance and possible impact on Indian economy.

Topic:Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth 7) Recently, the union government allowed 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in e-commerce marketplaces. Examine its significance and possible impact on Indian economy. (200 Words) Business Standard

6) “Any further increase in FDI limit in the defence sector may not be in the long-term national interest and surely will be a disaster for the country’s attempt to build self-reliance.” Comment. Also examine how India can become self-reliant in military hardware.

Topic: Indigenization of technology and developing new technology 6) “Any further increase in FDI limit in the defence sector may not be in the long-term national interest and surely will be a disaster for the country’s attempt to build self-reliance.” Comment. Also examine how India can become self-reliant in military hardware. (200 Words) Livemint The …