QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 24 NOVEMBER 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 24 NOVEMBER 2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz 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 UPSC IAS civil services …

The Big Picture – Moody’s upgrades India’s Rating

The Big Picture – Moody’s upgrades India’s Rating Global credit rating agency Moody’s investor services has increased for the first time since 2004 India’s sovereign rating, overlooking a haze of economic uncertainties to bet on the nation’s prospects from a set of policy changes by PM Modi.  It cited country’s high growth potentials in the …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 24 November 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 24 November 2017     Paper 1: Topic: Role of women and women’s organization.   ‘Safe city’ plan for women   Context: The Central government recently began a process of formulating a comprehensive safe city plans for women in eight metropolitan cities – Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Lucknow …

Insights into Editorial: Do we need an anti-superstition law?

Insights into Editorial: Do we need an anti-superstition law? Context: Recently, the Maharashtra State Legislature passed the much publicized Anti- Superstition Bill. Maharashtra became the first state in the country to pass a bill to combat practices like black magic. The act criminalises practices related to black magic, human sacrifices, use of magic remedies to …

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 24 November 2017

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 24 November 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1     Topic:   Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India 1) Does India need an anti-superstition law?  Considering India’s social and cultural diversity, do you think such a law would achieve …

8) “If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. they are father, the mother and the teacher.” – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam. Analyse.

Topic:  Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators 8) “If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. they are father, the mother and the teacher.” – …

7) Robust industry-academia relationship is crucial to India’s global competitiveness and its place in the global knowledge economy. Examine how digitisation and disruptive technologies are crucial to meaningful industry-academia relationship.

Topic:  Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology. 7) Robust industry-academia relationship is crucial to India’s global competitiveness and its place in the global knowledge economy. Examine how digitisation and disruptive technologies are crucial to meaningful industry-academia relationship. (250 Words) The Indian Express

6) Examine how Karnataka’s Karnataka Private Medical Establishments Act, 2007 can pave way for universalisation of healthcare in the state and also act as model to other states.

  Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.  6) Examine how Karnataka’s Karnataka Private Medical Establishments Act, 2007 can pave way for universalisation of healthcare in the state and also act as model to other states. (250 Words) The Hindu