QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 26 JANUARY 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 26 JANUARY 2018 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 …

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 26 January 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 26 January 2018 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1   Topic:   Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues ; Indian culture 1) It seems that the three – fraternity, liberty …

ETHICS CASE STUDY: b) Discuss the ethical issues involved in administering euthanasia.

Topic:  Ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions 8) A old couple in Mumbai, aged about 90 years each, wants to die. They don’t want to commit suicide, but want courts to give them permission to undergo euthanasia. They don’t have any children or relatives. Even though they are fit, they would like …

6) With the secular decline of the rural economy, the belief has gained ground that education will be the road out of a scrimped and precarious livelihood on the farm. Considering the quality of education that rural children get either from public or private schools, do you think education will enable them to find alternative livelihoods? Critically comment.

Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education, Human Resources 6) With the secular decline of the rural economy, the belief has gained ground that education will be the road out of a scrimped and precarious livelihood on the farm. Considering the quality of education that rural children get either from …

5) Well-designed digital systems and government websites are crucial for e-governance to succeed. In the regard, critically evaluate design and readiness of government websites in furthering the objectives of e-governance.

Topic:  Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential;  5) Well-designed digital systems and government websites are crucial for e-governance to succeed. In the regard, critically evaluate design and readiness of government websites in furthering the objectives of e-governance. (250 Words) Livemint

2) The Delhi Declaration, announced during the recent ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit, is significant for addressing India’s various security concerns. Do you think such declarations will have tangible outcomes? Critically analyse

Topic:   Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests  2) The Delhi Declaration, announced during the recent ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit, is significant for addressing India’s various security concerns. Do you think such declarations will have tangible outcomes? Critically analyse. (250 Words) The Hindu The Indian Express

1) It seems that the three – fraternity, liberty and equality – can coexist only if one follows the way of the Buddha. Comment on the Dr Ambedkar’s statement.

Topic:   Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues ; Indian culture 1) It seems that the three – fraternity, liberty and equality – can coexist only if one follows the way of the Buddha. Comment on the Dr Ambedkar’s statement. (150 Words) The Wire

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 25 JANUARY 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 25 JANUARY 2018 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 …

Insights into Editorial: The arc to Southeast Asia

Insights into Editorial: The arc to Southeast Asia Context: This week India will host heads of state or government of all 10 nations (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam) of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for the Republic Day celebrations in a dramatic declaration of intent by …

AIR spotlight summary on “Banking Reforms”.

AIR spotlight summary on “Banking Reforms”.   Introduction The government announced the major banking reforms process, linking Rs 88,000 crore of capital infusion in ailing public sector banks. The strategy is to provide a lifeline to banks struggling under the legacy of bad loans so that they can once again resume commercial lending and revive …

All India Radio News Summary : 24 JANUARY 2018

All India Radio News Summary : 24 JANUARY 2018 Prime Minister to hold bilateral talks with ASEAN leaders in New Delhi ahead of India-ASEAN Summit. Prime Minister holds bilateral meetings with leaders of three ASEAN nations – Vietnam, Philippines and Myanmar. The focus of the Summit will be on counter-terrorism, security and connectivity. The highest-level …