SYNOPSIS: Insights 70 Days Ethics Plan – Day – 25

SYNOPSIS Insights 70 Days Ethics Plan  Day – 25   1.Define: a) Self-Awareness The ability to recognize and understand personal moods and emotions and drives, as well as their effect on others. Hallmarks of self-awareness include self-confidence, realistic self-assessment, and a self-deprecating sense of humour. Emotional awareness: This deals with knowledge of one’s emotions and their …

SYNOPSIS: Insights 70 Days Ethics Plan – Day – 21

SYNOPSIS Insights 70 Days Ethics Plan  Day – 21 1.Define/Differentiate the following in the context of public service with suitable examples: a) Public Service Innovation Public Service Innovation enables governments to tackle civic challenges in new ways, enhancing the design and delivery of public goods and services for the beneficiaries. The pursuit of Public Service Innovation …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,01 August 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 01 August 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 services preliminary …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,01 August 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 01 August 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 services preliminary …

Insights into Editorial: How safe is CRISPR?

Insights into Editorial: How safe is CRISPR?   What is CRISPR-Cas9? The clustered, regularly interspaced, short palindromic repeats, or CRISPR/CRISPR-associated protein 9 (Cas9) (CRISPR-Cas9) system has revolutionised genetic manipulations and made gene editing simpler, faster and easily accessible to most laboratories. CRISPR technology is basically a gene-editing technology, that can be used for the purpose …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 01 AUGUST 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 01 AUGUST 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)   General Studies – 2 Topic– Indian polity – issues 1)The draft Bill on data protection mooted by SriKrishna Committee goes …

7) You are a jurist deciding an ethical case involving allegations that,  Mrs. Sandy Tyson had helped her husband obtain a University  fellowship to which he was not entitled. She is a former employee of the University.   Mrs. Tyson is an African-American black lady married to Mike Tyson and both have denied the allegations  and termed them as racist and baseless. What are the ethical issues involved here. What will be your decision.(250 words)

Topic– Part of series of Case studies on Ethics. 7) You are a jurist deciding an ethical case involving allegations that,  Mrs. Sandy Tyson had helped her husband obtain a University  fellowship to which he was not entitled. She is a former employee of the University.   Mrs. Tyson is an African-American black lady married to …

6) Discuss how the recently envisaged Strategic Partnership policy aims to revitalise defence industrial ecosystem and progressively build indigenous capabilities in the private sector.(250 words)

Topic-Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth. 6) Discuss how the recently envisaged Strategic Partnership policy aims to revitalise defence industrial ecosystem and progressively build indigenous capabilities in the private sector.(250 words) Economictimes Why this question India is the world’s largest importer of defence products and …

5) Discuss the composition and manner of appointment of members of ECI. Examine whether the election commissioners and CEC are equal. In your opinion, do you think the process of appointment of election commissioner needs to be formalized by law?(250 words)

Topic– Part of static series under the heading – “Election Commission of India – organization, structure and functioning” 5) Discuss the composition and manner of appointment of members of ECI. Examine whether the election commissioners and CEC are equal. In your opinion, do you think the process of appointment of election commissioner needs to be …

4)The amendments to Prevention of Corruption Act does a nice balancing act between avoiding policy paralysis and creating deterrence against corruption in public offices. Critically examine. (250 words) 

TOPIC: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability 4)The amendments to Prevention of Corruption Act does a nice balancing act between avoiding policy paralysis and creating deterrence against corruption in public offices. Critically examine. (250 words)  The hindu Why this question The article very lucidly explains the amendments carried out in PoCA, the impact of …

3) The Strategic Trade Authorization status, STA-1, will ensure a greater supply chain efficiency  for defence and other high-tech products. Comment.(250 words) 

Topic – Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. 3) The Strategic Trade Authorization status, STA-1, will ensure a greater supply chain efficiency  for defence and other high-tech products. Comment.(250 words)  Hindustantimes Why this question India was recently given the STA-1 status to India, which elevates India …

2) BRICS has grown in influence in its first decade but is still far from achieving its initial goals. Comment. (250 words)

Topic– Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 2) BRICS has grown in influence in its first decade but is still far from achieving its initial goals. Comment. (250 words) The hindu Why this question The conclusion of 10th BRICS Summit and Johannesburg Declaration provide an opportunity to discuss …