Insights Daily Current Events – October 21, 2013

DOWNLOAD PDF NATIONAL  Punjabi University starts ‘gatka’ course A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Punjab University and World Gatka Federation (WGF) recently to start a one-year diploma course in ‘gatka’ to promote the traditional Sikh martial art. The students would be imparted education in various ‘gatka’ forms, fighting techniques, scientific and …

Insights Secure – 2014: Questions On Current Events Day – 20

DOWNLOAD PDF Questions From The Hindu 21/10/2013 1. Why did India enact a nuclear liability law? What are the concerns of nuclear suppliers regarding this law? Do you think this law adversely affects India’s energy security? Analyze (250 Words) Link-1 Link-2 2. Bnei Menashe tribe (50 Words) Link 3.  Write a critical note on the origin of cross border terrorism in …

GS- Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 84

QUESTIONS: 21/10/2013 (Topics: Functions of States;Effect of Globalization on Indian Society; Indian Constitution – evolution; Previous Year Questions) Examine the demand for greater state autonomy and its impact on the smooth functioning of Indian polity. (250 Words) “Globalization has brought about a distinct class divide in India instead of ushering in a classless society.” Critically examine this argument. (250 …

Insights Daily Current Events Day 6 (October 16, 2013)

 DOWNLOAD PDF   NATIONAL A third of Western Ghats to get protective cover The Environment Ministry has decided to turn approximately 60,000 square kilometres of the Western Ghats across six States (Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu) into an Ecologically Sensitive Area (ESA). The area will turn into a ‘no-go zone’ for mining …

Insights Daily Current Events Day – 5 (October 15, 2013)

DOWNLOAD PDF NATIONAL Arms Act was mentioned in today’s newspaper, but nothing significant so we have put only details related to Arm’s Act. Arms Act The Arms Act of 1959, is an act of Indian law to consolidate and amend the law relating to arms and ammunition to curb illegal weapons and violence using illegal …

Insights Daily Current Events: Day-4 (October 14, 2013)

DOWNLOAD PDF NATIONAL Development strategy to counter Maoists: Way to go! Following the success of the North Eastern region in transforming militants by investing more on various agriculture and horticulture projects to transform militants, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has envisaged a plan to go for massive rubber plantation in Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha, Andhra …

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 72

QUESTIONS: DAY-72 (Topics: Important International institution; Awareness in the field of nano-technology) “The proliferation of bilateral FTA projects in the Asia-Pacific has become an important new defining feature of the region’s international political economy.” Comment on the statement in the backdrop of slow advancement of decision making process in multilateral forum such as WTO. (250 Words) Explain …

Ethics Case Study – 10: Ethics In Personal and Publice Relationships

Ethics Case Study – 10: Ethics In Personal and Public Rrelationships Sumati loved Ranjan when they both were undergoing training as IAS probationer officers at LBSNAA. After their training, they married each other and were allotted same state cadre. Both were posted as SDM to two subdivisions in the same district. They both stayed together at …

How To Prepare UPSC Civil Services Mains Paper – V (GS – 4 – Ethics, Aptitude and Integrity))

IMPORTANT TERMS AND THEIR DEFINITIONS - ETHICS RELATED How to prepare GS – 1 (i.e, Paper-II) How to prepare GS – 2 (i.e, Paper-III) How to prepare GS - 3 (i.e Paper - IV) UPSC has brought changes to the Civil Services Mains examination in both the pattern and the syllabus. We know that now there are 4 General Studies …

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 62

QUESTIONS: DAY – 61 (GENERAL STUDIES PAPER III, Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests;  powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies – Questions from previous years) To what extent is India’s policy in regard to Afghanistan is dictated by a vision of  ‘Global South’ , rather than compulsion? (250 Words) “The …