The Big Picture- India Ratifies Climate Treaty: What Does It Mean to India & World?

    The Big Picture- India Ratifies Climate Treaty: What Does It Mean to India & World?   The 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change is on the verge of coming into force much earlier than anticipated. The world’s two biggest emitters China and US ratified it in the G 20 summit in Hangzhou, China. …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 05 October 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 05 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Urbanisation – problems and remedies 1) Indian cities are plagued by a plethora of communicable diseases of late. What should be done to prevent these diseases in our cities? Discuss. (200 …

8) The fact that women in India make up nearly half the population but account for less than a quarter of its paid workforce has vexed and baffled economists for long. Examine the constraints on female labour force participation in India and suggest as a civil servant, what measures will you take to improve female labour participation.

Topic:  Role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values 8) The fact that women in India make up nearly half the population but account for less than a quarter of its paid workforce has vexed and baffled economists for long. Examine the constraints on female labour force participation in India and suggest as a …

7) In the light of expansion of science’s reach to new areas, do you think the Nobel Prize committee is ignoring important contributions being made to mankind by scientists working in fields such as ecology and geology? Comment.

Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life  7) In the light of expansion of science’s reach to new areas, do you think the Nobel Prize committee is ignoring important contributions being made to mankind by scientists working in fields such as ecology and geology? Comment. (200 Words) Livemint