PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018: White-bellied Heron and Asia–Europe Meeting (ASEM)

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018 White-bellied Heron and Asia–Europe Meeting (ASEM) White-bellied Heron Critically Endangered – IUCN extremely rare bird Habitat recorded from small or large rivers, usually with sand or gravel bars and marshes/lakes near wet grasslands range — eastern Himalayan foothills in Bhutan and north-east India to the hills of Bangladesh, north Myanmar and India …

IMPORTANT: 100 MCQs on INDIA YEAR BOOK-2018 for UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam – 2018 by Insights Team

 100 MCQs on INDIA YEAR BOOK-2018 for UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam – 2018   In this post we are posting documents consisting of 100 MCQs (and detailed solutions) on India Year Book – 2018. Through these questions and detailed solutions we intend to provide you last minute meaningful revision of India Year Book – …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 26 MAY 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 26 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: The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and …

6) What do you understand by liturgy, as practiced in ancient Greece. Discuss its relevance in present times.(250 words)

Topic:Probity in Governance: Concept of public service; Philosophical basis of governance and probity 6) What do you understand by liturgy, as practiced in ancient Greece. Discuss its relevance in present times.(250 words) Wikipedia   Why this question Liturgy in ancient Greece was a public service established by the city-state whereby its richest members, more or …

5) Disruptive technological innovation will enable India to transform itself. Discuss.(250 words)

TOPIC:  Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life 5) Disruptive technological innovation will enable India to transform itself. Discuss.(250 words) Financial express Why this question Disruptive technological innovation such as AI etc which help bring about transformational changes in processes like AI etc have immense application for India albeit with …

4) Bhushan steel case marks the beginning of the end of India’s struggle with bankruptcy. Examine.(250 words)

Topic – Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development 4) Bhushan steel case marks the beginning of the end of India’s struggle with bankruptcy. Examine.(250 words) Indian express Why this question Bhushan case is an important milestone in our struggle to deal with bankruptcy and bad loans. The larger issues …

3) Strong data protection is beneficial for the long-term health of  India’s technology sector. In this light, discuss the path India should adopt- the one adopted by the US or the one adopted by EU.(250 words)

Topic -Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 3) Strong data protection is beneficial for the long-term health of  India’s technology sector. In this light, discuss the path India should adopt- the one adopted by the US or the one adopted by EU.(250 words) The hindu   Why this …

2) Samagra Shiksha Scheme is a paradigm shift in conceptual design of school education envisaging to integrate teacher, technology and student learning. Discuss.(250 words)

Topic: Development processes and the development industry- the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders. 2) Samagra Shiksha Scheme is a paradigm shift in conceptual design of school education envisaging to integrate teacher, technology and student learning. Discuss.(250 words) Reference Why this question Education is a critical link to …

1) Discuss the role that Maulana Azad played in our freedom struggle?(250 words) 

TOPIC: The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country. 1) Discuss the role that Maulana Azad played in our freedom struggle?(250 words)  The hindu Key demand of the question The question is quite straightforward. It expects us to bring out the contribution that maulana Azad made …

Insights into Editorial: Draft National Digital Communications Policy – 2018

Insights into Editorial: Draft National Digital Communications Policy – 2018     Context: The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has released draft of new Telecom policy – National Digital Communications Policy, 2018. The policy seeks to unlock transformative power of digital communications networks to achieve the goal of digital empowerment and well-being of the people of …

SOLUTIONS – INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 65(History)

SOLUTIONS INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 65(History) 1) Which of the following is/are correct about Hampi ? It is located in Krishna-cauvery basin It was the capital of Vijayanagara empire Cementing agent was excessively used by the kings for forts It is a part of HRIDAY programme a) Only 2 b) …