PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: 22 October 2016

    PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: 22 October 2016   What do you understand by “Office of profit”? Comment on recent Delhi Assembly bill to exclude “Parlimentary secretary position” from “Office of Profit” (150 Words) “Citizen participation cannot be called the ultimate solution for our problems. People are not competent to take an informed decision with longterm …

Lok Sabha TV- Public Forum: BRICS-BIMSTEC Outreach Summit

    Lok Sabha TV- Public Forum: BRICS-BIMSTEC Outreach Summit     India invited leaders of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation; a select group of Asian nations for an outreach session with the leaders of BRICS nations in Goa recently. BIMSTEC groups 7 nations of the South and South …

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 22 October 2016

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 22 October, 2016 QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz 22 October, 2016 Archives The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs . The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu  and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to …

AIR spotlight summary on “Challenges before new United Nations Secretary General”

    AIR spotlight summary on “Challenges before new United Nations Secretary General”.     Introduction Antonio Guterres, the new United Nations secretary-general is the former Prime minister of Portugal and he has also served as the head of UN Refugee agency for the last 10 years. He comes to the UN at the time …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 22 October 2016

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 22 October 2016   Paper 3 Topic: Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country, different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers.   Central assistance for 99 prioritized irrigation …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 22 October 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 22 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Population and associated issues, 1) “The social consequences of China’s one child policy  have been severe, repercussions of which will reverberate for generations to come. This is a lesson for India that …

5) Recently India and the European Union signed the Memorandum of Understanding on water cooperation at the World Sustainable Development Summit in New Delhi. Discuss the significance of this agreement for both and other countries as well.

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests  5) Recently India and the European Union signed the Memorandum of Understanding on water cooperation at the World Sustainable Development Summit in New Delhi. Discuss the significance of this agreement for both and other countries as well. (200 Words) The Indian Express

3) More than a quarter of all cases of tuberculosis (TB) reported worldwide are found in India. Discuss the importance of data surveillance in fighting TB in particular and for the public health system in general.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, 3) More than a quarter of all cases of tuberculosis (TB) reported worldwide are found in India. Discuss the importance of data surveillance in fighting TB in particular and for the public health system in general.  (200 Words) EPW

1) “The social consequences of China’s one child policy have been severe, repercussions of which will reverberate for generations to come. This is a lesson for India that it should be warned once more of such coercive measures and their impacts.” Discuss.

Topic: Population and associated issues, 1) “The social consequences of China’s one child policy  have been severe, repercussions of which will reverberate for generations to come. This is a lesson for India that it should be warned once more of such coercive measures and their impacts.” Discuss. (200 Words) EPW