[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 27 June 2017
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues
General Studies – 2
Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education, Human Resources
Topic: Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these.
General Studies – 3
Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life
4) What are the powers given to RBI under the Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017? Do you think these powers could be used by RBI to fight its recent credibility crisis? Critically examine. (200 Words)
Topic: Achievements of Indians in science & technology; Indigenization of technology and developing new technology.
5) In recent years there has been a greater focus on developing indigenous capabilities through technology transfers and joint production projects with international partners. How will these efforts help build a “defence industrial ecosystem” in India? Critically examine. (200 Words)
Topic: Awareness in S&T
Topic: Achievements of Indians in science & technology
7) Some NGOs and activists have compared India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) with the dangers of having a nuclear power plant or radioactive material in the neighbourhood. Do you agree with this comparison? Discuss the benefits of INO. (200 Words)
General Studies – 4
Topic: Laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance; accountability and ethical governance