Insights Daily Current Affairs, 07 September 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 07 September 2018   Paper 1: Topic: History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawing of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society.   Battle of Haifa What to study? For …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 07 September 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 07 September 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: Biosimilars need huge investments, longer timelines

Insights into Editorial: Biosimilars need huge investments, longer timelines     What are Biosimilars? A biosimilar is a biologic medical product that is almost an identical copy of an original product that is manufactured by a different company. Biosimilars are officially approved versions of original “innovator” products and can be manufactured when the original product’s …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 07 SEPTEMBER 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 07 SEPTEMBER 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– Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate 1) Each branch of armed forces …

7) Data science poses several ethical challenges to us. Discuss. Also,  discuss how data ethics can help us to deal with those challenges.(250 words)

Topic-   Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships. 7) Data science poses several ethical challenges to us. Discuss. Also,  discuss how data ethics can help us to deal with those challenges.(250 words) Reference Directive word Discuss- This is an all-encompassing …

6) How does the pattern of ocean surface temperature vary across the world? Explain the factors that affect this variation?(250 words)

Topic – Part of static series under the heading – “Oceans – Temperature” 6) How does the pattern of ocean surface temperature vary across the world? Explain the factors that affect this variation?(250 words) GC Leong – Ch 12 Oceans   Key demand of the question The question expects us to explain the nature of …

5) Examine the need to give up Cover and Plinth (CAP) structures for storing food grains in India.(250 words)

Topic– Public Distribution System- objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; 5) Examine the need to give up Cover and Plinth (CAP) structures for storing food grains in India.(250 words) The hindu Reference Why this question Food wastage is a significant problem for India, which follows a distributed public procurement policy. …

4) Recently the National Green Tribunal pulled up the government for “tardy progress” on the Clean Ganga Mission. Evaluate whether there is a need for a law heavy on punitive measures to clean the Ganga.(250 words)

Topic– Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation 4) Recently the National Green Tribunal pulled up the government for “tardy progress” on the Clean Ganga Mission. Evaluate whether there is a need for a law heavy on punitive measures to clean the Ganga.(250 words) …

3) RCEP negotiations hold significant importance for India, as opting out of RCEP may push india on the margins of Asia. Critically analyze.(250 words)

Topic– Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 3) RCEP negotiations hold significant importance for India, as opting out of RCEP may push india on the margins of Asia. Critically analyze.(250 words) Hindustantimes Why this question The article discusses the importance of RCEP for India both from an economic …

2) Privacy is the constitutional core of human dignity. Discuss in the light of the SC judgement on the right to privacy.(250 words)

Topic– Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. 2) Privacy is the constitutional core of human dignity. Discuss in the light of the SC judgement on the right to privacy.(250 words) The hindu Why this question Right to privacy is a landmark judgement of the SC of India. It is …

1) Each branch of armed forces extolling its own importance is not helping our ability to prepare for the future. Analyze in the context of need of a unified military command in India.(250 words)

Topic– Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate 1) Each branch of armed forces extolling its own importance is not helping our ability to prepare for the future. Analyze in the context of need of a unified military command in India.(250 words) The hindu Why this question Modern warfare has changed a lot and …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 06 September 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 06 September 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: The nature of dissent

Insights into Editorial: The nature of dissent   Introduction: The Right to Dissent is an important addition of expressing one’s view, and on many of its most important constituent elements. It will enable practitioners and citizens to claim their rights and participate more effectively in the project of democracy. Disagreeing with each other is a …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 06 SEPTEMBER 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 06 SEPTEMBER 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– Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and …

7) A free media has a crucial role in the prevention, monitoring and control of corruption. Discuss.(250 words)

Topic-    Information sharing and transparency in government, Right to Information, Codes of Ethics, Codes of Conduct, Citizen’s Charters, Work culture, Quality of service delivery, Utilization of public funds, challenges of corruption. 7) A free media has a crucial role in the prevention, monitoring and control of corruption. Discuss.(250 words) Reference Directive word Discuss- This is …