MOTIVATION: Being Brave

   Being Brave ve                 The darkest hour is just before the dawn.                                                                                                               (Anonymous) In course of preparations, we come across various challenges and hardships. The syllabus itself is so vast that giving it a cursory look fills us with a feeling of uncertainty. It demands hard …

MOTIVATION – No Small Plans

                                            No Small Plans Rishave Verma  Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir men’s blood.                                                                                                          (Daniel Burnham) An educated teenager Tom left his village in search of a respectable job. At first he chose to be a security guard. He joined but was not satisfied with the job. So, he left it …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 28, 2013

ARCHIVES December 28, 2013 NATIONAL Guidelines soon to regulate campaign in social media As social media has emerged as a powerful medium for political campaign, the Election Commission (EC) has proposed to evolve guidelines for regulating it during the forthcoming Lok Sabha election. The emphasis was on the need for preventing ‘sectarian campaign and campaign …

Arctic Council and India – Issues

Tauseef & Others Relevant Issues related to Arctic Council and India The Arctic Council was established in 1996 (Ottawa Declaration). It has eight original members i.e Canada, the US, Russia, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Iceland and six permanent participant organizations and many observers. Originally, the council’s main focus was to address environmental issues and …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 27, 2013

ARCHIVES December 27, 2013 NATIONAL Cabinet clears constitutional status for Judicial Appointments Commission The Union Cabinet has given its nod for conferring constitutional status on the proposed Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) for appointment and transfer of judges to the higher judiciary. The government earlier accepted the report of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Law and …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 26, 2013

ARCHIVES December 26, 2013 NATIONAL Maternal mortality ratio comes down to 178 India inches closer to achieving millennium development goal of Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) 109 by year 2015. According to the recent data, released by the Registrar-General of India, the MMR (number of women who die of pregnancy-related causes per 1,00,000 live births) has …

InsightsOnIndia Civil Services Preliminary Mock Exams – 2014 (Test Series)

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Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 27,December 2013 1. Define honesty and integrity. Explain the importance of these qualities for a public servant. (200 Words) The Hindu 2. What is the composition and functions of proposed Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) ? Explain why is it being introduced. (200 Words) The Hindu 3. Microsoft ‘Guardian’ (50 Words) The Hindu 4. What  are the …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 24, 2013

ARCHIVES December 24, 2013 NATIONAL Poorna Shakti Kendras to empower rural women To ensure the socio-economic development of women in rural areas, the National Mission for Empowerment of Women is promoting a model intervention project. The project is launched across 21 districts nationwide. The women’s centre- Poorna Shakti Kendra, established in villages would offer services …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 24, December 2013 1. Write a note on  Mahadayi River Water Dispute. (200 Words) The Hindu 2. AV Magnivisualizer,(50 Words) The Hindu 3. Write a note on the strategic importance of Agni missiles. (200 Words) The Hindu 4. Post-Kyoto  protocol, in your opinion, on what issues should new climate change agreement focus on? Discuss. (200 Words) …