[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 18 August 2016
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: 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 multilateralism is in decline. To what factors do you attribute this decline? Is its decline and the rise of regionalism good for the world and India? Critically analyse. (200 Words)
Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
General Studies – 3
Topic: Security challenges and their management in border areas
4) Recently, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs constituted a Committee to Strengthen Border Protection (CSBP) to study various aspects of India – Pakistan border. Critically discuss challenges and existing policies in managing India’s western border. (200 Words).
Topic: Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other countries
Topic: Environmental pollution; Conservation
6) Comment on the recommendations of the T.S.R. Subramanian committee report to overhaul India’s environmental laws and the Shailesh Nayak committee report which sought overhaul of the rules related to the development of coastal areas. (200 Words)
General Studies – 4
Topic: Ethics in public administration;