QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 11 December 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,11 December 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 Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 11 December 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 11 December 2018   Paper 1 and 2: Topics Covered: Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India. Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism. Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   No religious minority tag to Lingayat/Veerashaiva …

Regulatory Indicators for Sustainable Energy (RISE) 2018

Topics Covered: Infrastructure-   Regulatory Indicators for Sustainable Energy (RISE) 2018   What to study? For Prelims: Who releases the RISE report?, Key facts. For Mains: Findings of the report, India’s performance in Renewable energy category, potential and measures needed to achieve the desired growth in the sector.   Context: World Bank has released its …

Agni-V Missile

Topics Covered: Indigenization of technology and developing new technology.   Agni-V Missile   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Technical key features and significance of the missile.   Context: India successfully test-fired nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-5, which has a strike range of 5,000 km, from Dr Abdul Kalam island off the Odisha coast recently. …

Health Ministry notifies four more devices under Drugs and Cosmetics Act

Topics Covered: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.   Health Ministry notifies four more devices under Drugs and Cosmetics Act   What to study? For Prelims: Key features of the Drugs and Cosmetics act. For Mains: Need for standards and quality check of some medical devices, …

Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act (Land Acquisition Act), 2013

Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections. Issues …

No religious minority tag to Lingayat/Veerashaiva community

Topics Covered: Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India. Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism. Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   No religious minority tag to Lingayat/Veerashaiva community   What to study? For Prelims: Religious minority status and its associated benefits, …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 10 December 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,10 December 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: 11 DECEMBER 2018

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 11 DECEMBER 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: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human …

7) What are the benefits of deep sea mining and what are the potential harms it can inflict on the society and the environment. Discuss.(250 words) 

Topic -Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment 7) What are the benefits of deep sea mining and what are the potential harms it can inflict on the society and the environment. Discuss.(250 words)  The hindu Reference Why this question Oceans hold the new resource frontier in the form of polymetallic nodules which contain …

6) Tribal communities lag behind the general population on most health parameters. Critically Examine.(250 words)

Topic– Part of static series under the heading – “Issues related to health” 6) Tribal communities lag behind the general population on most health parameters. Critically Examine.(250 words) Key demand of the question. The question wants us to find out the reasons as to why the tribal population of India fares poor in most of …

5) Low standards in education, lack of requisite skills and unemployment form a vicious cycle which is detrimental to India’s demographic dividend. Comment. How can human resource development play a role in addressing this problem? Examine.(250 words)

Topic– Part of static series under the heading – “Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources” 5) Low standards in education, lack of requisite skills and unemployment form a vicious cycle which is detrimental to India’s demographic dividend. Comment. How can human resource development play a role …

4) Understanding ethical behavior in the context of corporate governance requires two levels of analysis: the internal concerns of corporate agency and the emergent effects on social welfare. Discuss. (250 words)

Topic –  corporate governance 4) Understanding ethical behavior in the context of corporate governance requires two levels of analysis: the internal concerns of corporate agency and the emergent effects on social welfare. Discuss. (250 words) Reference Directive word Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to write in detail about the key demand …