PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018: Green sea turtle (green turtle, black (sea) turtle or Pacific green turtle) and UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018 Green sea turtle (green turtle, black (sea) turtle or Pacific green turtle) and UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Green sea turtle (green turtle, black (sea) turtle or Pacific green turtle) endangered — IUCN only species in the genus Chelonia name — green fat found beneath its carapace   Habitat They lay …

Insights into Editorial: Women & Banking: India’s financial inclusion suffers from a gender gap

Insights into Editorial: Women & Banking: India’s financial inclusion suffers from a gender gap   Financial inclusion key to close India’s gender gap: Mary Ellen Iskenderian on International Women’s Day 2018.   Context: The World Bank recently published the results of its Global Findex Survey (2017), the third in the series from 2011. Findex surveys provide …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 23 MAY 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 23 MAY 2018 Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  LIST of TOPICS (Static) REVISION TIMETABLE FOR PRELIMS – 2018  Revision Tests General Studies – 1 Topic: urbanization, their problems and their remedies. 1)Discuss the …

6) Swami Vivekananda’s thoughts on ethics are essentially practical and based on normative ethics. Discuss.(250 words)

Topic: Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world. 6) Swami Vivekananda’s thoughts on ethics are essentially practical and based on normative ethics. Discuss.(250 words) Reference   Why this question The question is related to GS 4 syllabus under the following heading- Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world. Key demand …

5) Discuss the etiology, transmission, signs, treatment and control of Nipah virus disease. Also highlight the role of National Centre for Disease Control in controlling various diseases.(250 words)

Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life. 5) Discuss the etiology, transmission, signs, treatment and control of Nipah virus disease. Also highlight the role of National Centre for Disease Control in controlling various diseases.(250 words) Economic times Reference     Why this question Nipah virus (NiV) infection is a newly …

4) The resolution of Bhushan Steel case,  should not deflect our attention from the  challenges still plaguing the bankruptcy resolution process. Analyse.(250 words)

TOPIC: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development 4) The resolution of Bhushan Steel case,  should not deflect our attention from the  challenges still plaguing the bankruptcy resolution process. Analyse.(250 words) The hindu livelaw Why this question The recent takeover of majority stake in Bhushan steel by Tata steel has …

3) Indian judicial system needs several reforms. Examine. (250 words)

Topic: Structure, organization and functioning of the Judiciary 3) Indian judicial system needs several reforms. Examine. (250 words) The hindu Why this question There have been several reforms undertaken in recent years to improve polity, economy etc, however no reform has been forthcoming on the functioning of judiciary. There are several issues that are faced …

2) Although civil services examination conducted by UPSC needs several reforms, including the  performance during the Foundation Course (FC) for service allocation is fraught with many dangers. Comment.(250 words) 

Topic: Role of civil services in a democracy. 2) Although civil services examination conducted by UPSC needs several reforms, including the  performance during the Foundation Course (FC) for service allocation is fraught with many dangers. Comment.(250 words)  Indian express   Why this question The idea of including performance of the candidate during Foundation course (FC) …

1)Discuss the reasons behind migration in women. Examine the issues faced by female migrants and ways to alleviate their concerns?(250 words)

Topic: urbanization, their problems and their remedies. 1)Discuss the reasons behind migration in women. Examine the issues faced by female migrants and ways to alleviate their concerns?(250 words) Indian express Why this question As the pace of urbanization in the country grows, migration will also increase and so will the associated problems. Understanding the causes …