Insights Daily Current Affairs, 09 November 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 09 November 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location- changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.   EARTH’S WATER A RESULT OF ASTEROID IMPACTS …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 09 November 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,09 November 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 exam …

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 09 NOVEMBER 2018

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 09 NOVEMBER 2018 Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2019: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   Tomorrow’s Static Topic:  Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. …

8) “Citizens’ Charters” initiative is a response to the quest for solving the problems which a citizen encounters, day in and day out, while dealing with the organisations providing public services. Discuss.(250 words)

Topic– Citizen’s Charters, Work culture, Quality of service delivery 8) “Citizens’ Charters” initiative is a response to the quest for solving the problems which a citizen encounters, day in and day out, while dealing with the organisations providing public services. Discuss.(250 words) Reference Directive word Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to …

7) A strict inflation targetting regime without any concern for growth is not the right approach for holistic development management. Critically analyze.(250 words)

Topic – Part of static series under the heading – “Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment” 7) A strict inflation targetting regime without any concern for growth is not the right approach for holistic development management. Critically analyze.(250 words)   Key demand of the question The question …

6) Why do economies strive for fiscal consolidation and examine whether fiscal exapnsion during slowdown is advantageous?(250 words)

Topic– Part of static series under the heading – “Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment” 6) Why do economies strive for fiscal consolidation and examine whether fiscal exapnsion during slowdown is advantageous?(250 words)   Key demand of the question The question expects us to bring out the …

5) Discuss the challenges that lie ahead for India as it embarks on a mission to end TB by 2025?(250 words)

Topic – Issue related to development of social sector services including health. 5) Discuss the challenges that lie ahead for India as it embarks on a mission to end TB by 2025?(250 words) Livemint Financial express Why this question The article discusses the two major health reforms that India has embarked upon and the challenges …

4) It has been argued that Inactivated Polio Vaccine needs to be compulsorily introduced in India. Examine.(250 words)

Topic -Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources 4) It has been argued that Inactivated Polio Vaccine needs to be compulsorily introduced in India. Examine.(250 words) The hindu Why this question There have been several cases of vaccine derived polio cases across the world, including India. It …

3) India has a central role in the Washington’s “Indo-Pacific” policy. Do you agree. Comment.(250 words)

Topic-  Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. 3) India has a central role in the Washington’s “Indo-Pacific” policy. Do you agree. Comment.(250 words) The hindu Why this question The article provides critical and  valuable insights into India’s position and role as envisaged by the Indo-pacific policy …

2) The decision to introduce a legislative amendment to force content owners to share live sports signals deemed to be of “National QImportance” with the public broadcaster, Prasar Bharati is akin to market intervention in licensee era. Critically examine.(250 words)

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation 2) The decision to introduce a legislative amendment to force content owners to share live sports signals deemed to be of “National QImportance” with the public broadcaster, Prasar Bharati is akin to market intervention in licensee …

1) Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay’s works point to different facets of her interest in the people of Asia and Africa. Discuss. (250 words)

Topic– Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues 1) Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay’s works point to different facets of her interest in the people of Asia and Africa. Discuss. (250 words) The hindu   Directive word Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to …

Insights into Editorial: Political economics: credit stimulus for MSMEs

Insights into Editorial: Political economics: credit stimulus for MSMEs Introduction: The Centre has announced an important credit stimulus package for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs). Among the many sops doled out under the new scheme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised the sanction of business loans of up to ₹1 crore within a time …